Proper storage of outboard

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Old 08-16-07, 07:37 AM
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Question Proper storage of outboard

Is it important for an outboard motor to sit upright when in storage? I may be removing for transom repair - it would easiest to remove from transom and leave inside boat but concerned about that - I know on a 4 cycle motor that would be harmful due to oil getting into cylinders but on a 2 cycle is there anything to be concerned about? Thanks.

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Old 08-16-07, 01:19 PM
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Probably wouldn't hurt it, but first, prep it as for winter storage. Drain all fuel from the carb and filter, and drain and refill the lower unit with fresh grease.
 
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