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Overview and History

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The Eska Outboard motor was manufactured from 1961 to 1987 in Dubuque, Iowa. Motors were sold under numerous brand names. Most all Department Stores, Hardware Stores and some Auto Parts Stores sold these outboards, at one time or another. Some were sold under the Eska name and some under a private brand.   The Power Heads were all manufactured by Tecumseh (Tec) Engines. These Power Heads were all Air Cooled, except the 9.9 through 15 horsepower Twin Cylinders. Most all of the Eska outboards had water cooled exhaust columns using rubber impeller pumps.

Hard core parts for these outboards are getting more difficult to find as time goes on. Many older outboards used common Ignition and Carburetor vendors for that period.

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Eska Private Brand Names

AquaBug       Barracuda       Blue Jet       Coast to Coast       Colt       Explorer       Federals

Fury       Golden Arrow       Golden Jet       Hanimex       Hiawatha       Pathfinder       Sea Hawk

Seabreeze       Seaco       Seacruiser       Sears Canada       Skipper       Sportfisher       Superbug

Voyager       Wiljo

Other Brand Names made by Eska
(These brands assigned their own Model Numbers)

JC Penny       Sea King       Wizard       Sears

Eska Model Number List

1101 – 1734B       1745A – 14034D       14035B – 14241B

Eska   Model Year Guide

1961 – 1966       1967 – 1970       1971 – 1973       1974 – 1975       1976 – 1979       1980 – 1983       1984 – 1987




Contact Information

Eska > OoP . OoB
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Specifications For Eska
2-Stroke Cycle Gasoline Outboard Engines

^ Data: = Data Not Available from Data Source. ¿… = …? = Data in Question/Unconfirmed.
Manufacturer/Vendor & Model of Base Engine followed by Specifications.

^ CYL: Cylinder Orientation & Configuration – (Dash w/no spaces) Number of Cylinders:
^ ^ Cylinder Orientation: None = u… = Upright (Vertical). s… = Slanted (Inclined). h… = Horizontal (Pancake).
^ ^ ^ i… = Inverted (Upside Down).
^ ^ Cylinder Configuration: …S = Single Cylinder. …T = Twin Cylinder. I = In-Line.
^ BORE & STROKE: …mm = Millimeters. …in = …” = Inches.
^ DISPLACEMENT = Swept Volume: …cc = Cubic Centimeters (cm³). …L = Liters. …ci = Cubic Inches (in³).
^ DS = Data Source: Click DS Link to view DS.
= Data Compiled from Multiple Sources.
^ …bd = BD = Wik = Wikipedia. M = Manufacturer.
^ ^ …d = Directory. …w = Webpage. …y = Years Mfr’d History. …c = Catalog. …b = Brochure. …s = SpecSheet.
^ ^ …o = Owner’s/Operator’s Manual. …m = Service/Repair/Technical/Workshop/Shop Manual.
^ ^ …p = Parts Catalog. …h = History. …f = Forum. …1,2,3,A,B,C,etc = Source #, Version, Revision.
MODEL RATINGS: Base Engine Model, Duty Ratings, Power Ratings, etc.
^ A-F: Aspiration-Fueling: Intake Air uncharged – Petrol.
^ ^ Aspiration: N = Naturally Aspirated (uncharged).
^ ^ Petrol Fueling: C = Carbureted.
^ DR = Duty Ratings: See the Engine Duty Ratings at the end of the Table.
= Multiple Ratings Available.
^ ^ C = Continuous (eg Workboats). I = Intermittent (eg Pleasurecraft)
^ POWER: kW = Kilowatts. HP = Horsepower. BHP = Brake Horsepower. SHP = SAE Horsepower.
^ ^ sHP = Shaft Horsepower. MHP = Metric Horsepower.
^ RPM = Power Ratings @ Revolutions Per Minute.
^ YEARS: Beginning-Ending. Trailing “–” (Dash) without an Ending Date = Still in Production/Available.
^ ^ Vendors usually market products after production ceases, often until stockpiles are exhausted.
^ DS = Data Source: See DS above.


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MODEL ⊗-⊗ ⊗mm / ⊗in ⊗mm / ⊗in ⊗cc / ⊗L / ⊗ci ♦♦♦
MODEL (Notes) ⊗-⊗ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
MODEL (Notes) ⊗-⊗ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦


Engine Duty Ratings

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I = Int = Intermittent = Pleasure Craft

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Brand Catalog/Brochure – Products (Notes) c/b
SpecSheets: (Specification Sheets‚ Data Sheets‚ FactSheets) ↓s↓
Brand SpecSheet – Products (Notes) s
Charts and Graphs: (Power & Torque Curves) ↓g↓
Brand Chart/Graph – Products (Notes) g
Pictures: ↓x↓
Brand Picture (View) – Products (Notes) x
Press Releases: (by Date: = YYMMDD) ↓pr↓
Brand Press Release (DATE) – Products (Notes) pr
Model History: ↓h↓
Brand Model History – Products (Notes) h
Serial Number Guide: (Manufacture Date Code Identification) ↓#↓
Brand Serial Number Guide – Products (Notes) #
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Brand Installation Instructions – Products (Notes) i
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Brand Installation Diagram/Drawing – Products (Notes) Id
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Brand Parts Bulletin – Products (Notes) pb
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Brand Shop Manual – Products (Notes) m
Wiring Diagrams: w↓
Brand Wiring Diagram – Products (Notes) w
Service Bulletins: (by Date: YYMMDD) ↓sb↓
Brand Service Bulletin (DATE) – Products (Notes) sb
Product Recalls: ↓r↓
Brand Recall – Products (Notes) r
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