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125hp Evinrude

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I know this question is a little out of season, but I am looking at buying an old ski boat with a 1974 125hp Evinrude outboard. I was just curious if anyone knew about the reliability/durability of this engine? Also I am sure it is a gas guzzler, but I am wondering if it would be so bad it would make me wish I had gone with a 70-90hp motor, or if the difference isnt that big. Any Information would be appreciated. THanks


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