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Trying to find the right setup that fits my boat.

I have a 1971 Johnson motor, model #40EL71B. I have to completely change the steering system and the control and trottle and the cables. I just want to know what kind do i need to buy or is everything universal. Please let me know, anybody cause i absolutely have no clue, there are just too many to pick from and i want to make sure before i go and spend all that money that it works. Thank you, whoever takes the time to answer my question

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I am pretty sure that the cables you need to buy are 33C. Any boat shop will stock these for about 40 a piece.

Posted on Aug 10, 2009

  • Jedidiah McHaffie Aug 10, 2009

    I am pretty sure that the cables you need to buy are 33C. Any boat shop will stock these for about 40 a piece.

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