02-23-2017 11:43 - edited 02-23-2017 11:48
It is spelled E-TEC which is a special high-tech low-emission computer-controlled Evinrude outboard motor since 2004.
A 1983 is not an E-TEC
-- Travis McGee, main character in a book series by John D. McDonald
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