Originally Posted by CruisinGA
Lol, see post 12. I am 100% confident that TRbenj was not referring to your post.
I know that my 1965 Evinrude 6hp is not close to as fast on my 12ft boat as my buddies new 6hp 4stroke mercury. My '65 rude runs great. Not sure where the difference is.
Mercs were always wound a little tighter than Evinrudes. That and almost 50 years of service may have some effect.