I appreciate the responses. I have decided to sell off the motor, troll motor, electronics, and trailer and trash the boat. I guess if someone wanted a project boat this would be a good one.I dont have the time nor a real desire to work on the transom. Hop, I looked into the SeaCast stuff. That was interesting. I have included a picture so as to see the style and transom.
1989 Evinrude 40hp model E40TLCEC with factory tilt and all cables (stick steer)...Minn Kota Maxxum 24volt 55# foot control, and a Red River brand single axle trailer. Boat is a 1989 Kingfisher 15-15.5 foot sleek narrow boat. What I call a "crappie boat".