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My mechanic told me I burned up my #3 piston and ruined most of the cylinder walls because my oil pump went out. Do I need a whole new block or just the power head and pistons. I'm trying to save myself some cash by finding the parts I need used. Any thoughts or help would be greatly appreciated.
I'll take a crack at this. I would buy a rebuilt powerhead, transfer your tried and true electronics, and mix your own fuel. You didn't get a no oil alarm when it died? The learning curve would be pretty steep and expensive trying to mess with the burned up powerhead. I run a 96 evinrude 200 myself and your vro failure makes me nervous.