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1973 6hp Johnson- How much oil does it take for the lower unit, and what type of oil is recommended?

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It takes less than 1 litre.You buy it in 1 litre bottles.Go to any boat shop and ask for gearbox oil.There is 2 screws to remove and they have a washer on each.Replace them also.The oil is put into the lower hole untill it starts to come out the top hole.You then quicly put the screws in.The oil container comes with a taped nozzle to do this and its a squeeze bottle..Also a good time to take the prop off and check for fishing line etc. that can damage the seals and to also grease the prop shaft.Hope this helps

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