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10-06-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By suzukidave

not totally sure if i follow here, but if the op...

not totally sure if i follow here, but if the op missed the motor, but the guy with the binnacle still has one, i am interested in a brp single binnacle that uses cables.
10-01-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By suzukidave

as between the same block on an engine that old,...

as between the same block on an engine that old, there will typically be little or no difference in low end grunt between the different horsepower ratings at any particular rpm. in other words,...
09-28-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 736
Posted By suzukidave

hey, as an owner of a 1994 grady 22 with a 1995...

hey, as an owner of a 1994 grady 22 with a 1995 evinrude 200 on the back i wish i had more to add. good luck.
09-18-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 19,195
Posted By suzukidave

i regularly drift fish tide ebb and flood across...

i regularly drift fish tide ebb and flood across a point of land in an old heavy fibreglass dinghy using oars. the two prevailing winds are a near match to the current directions. it is a good...
09-18-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,180
Posted By suzukidave

assuming you will ship, pics for swim platform?

assuming you will ship, pics for swim platform?
09-10-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By suzukidave

i have a new one in a box i would let go.

i have a new one in a box i would let go.
09-07-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By suzukidave

pros/cons of stainless or plastic scuppers and thru-hulls?

replacing all the thru-hulls on my 1994 grady. debating whether to go with stainless. what say folks? any pros and cons other than appearance? do i need to worry about electrolysis if i go...
08-05-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By suzukidave

yes the lower unit. so far i have figured out...

yes the lower unit. so far i have figured out the 2006 etec 200 has the early m type gearcase / lower unit also used on the later ficht motors. the early ficht motors used the o type gearcase also...
08-05-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By suzukidave

older etec leg options

looking at pucking up a 2005 etec 200 xl high hours with a bad leg. i have a good leg from a 1994 ocean runner 200? will it fit? if not, what is the best aftermarket rebuilder?
11-21-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,492
Posted By suzukidave

for those saying boost is fixed by the pulley i...

for those saying boost is fixed by the pulley i agree the maximum potential boost at any given rpm is controlled by the pulley but what is the electronic boost control mercury is talking about on...
11-19-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,492
Posted By suzukidave

it might be part of what they do rather than the...

it might be part of what they do rather than the whole difference, but i agree with you in general that another 100hp from that little motor without more boost seems far fetched. what is the wot...
11-19-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,492
Posted By suzukidave

pretty sure it is not massaged. it is just the...

pretty sure it is not massaged. it is just the calibrated output of the injectors at a given voltage.

possibly the motor has a rising rate fuel pressure regulator that the chip is varying to a...
11-19-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,492
Posted By suzukidave

if the paddle wheel sticks or breaks then it's a...

if the paddle wheel sticks or breaks then it's a different story. at 15 psi boost you can cook your motor in seconds if you suddenly restrict fuel flow and lean out at wot. i would not do it.
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11-18-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,492
Posted By suzukidave

a mechanical fuel flow device potentially...

a mechanical fuel flow device potentially inhibits fuel flow. not a good idea on supercharged engine running above stock boost. on a new motor the ecu fuel flow report should be very accurate...
11-18-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,492
Posted By suzukidave

the fuel flow is based on the ecu instructions to...

the fuel flow is based on the ecu instructions to the injectors so it should be pretty accurate.

adding 25% more hp with a chip implies there is a lot of latent capacity in the stock injectors to...
10-01-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,656
Posted By suzukidave

you find a guy who welds aluminum.

you find a guy who welds aluminum.
09-20-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By suzukidave

thanks. turns out he just has a generic flywheel...

thanks. turns out he just has a generic flywheel puller with an eyebolt. the internets does suggest you can lift a v4 looper with those. i guess i will stand well out of the way.
09-20-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By suzukidave

https://bobsmachine.com/product/johnson-evinrude-v...

https://bobsmachine.com/product/johnson-evinrude-v4-and-v6-1977-newer-lifting-eye/

this is what he has but no bolts. i guess i could contact bob's and ask. looks like the kit should have...
09-20-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By suzukidave

johnson lifting eye bolt size

anyone know the correct bolt size, thread and length for a johnson/evinrude lifting eye.

helping a friend pull a 1993 johnson v4 120. he has the bobs machine shop lifting eye but no bolts. want...
09-12-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By suzukidave

4000-4500 rpm sounds like you are running on 5...

4000-4500 rpm sounds like you are running on 5 cylinders. given you recently messed with the carbs, i suspect a carb jet backed out of a housing or a float valve has stuck.

spray a lot of gas ir...
09-10-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,688
Posted By suzukidave

this is a boat maker question not a motor maker...

this is a boat maker question not a motor maker question. tilted up (and properly supported) offers better motor protection but increases leverage on the transom. unless your boat maker recommends...
09-09-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By suzukidave

solid work.

solid work.
09-08-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,601
Posted By suzukidave

i thought the glass matt is going to be the...

i thought the glass matt is going to be the structural strength here. if the epoxy is just backing can't it do that job without being rock hard the same way foam can act as backing? maybe just...
09-06-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,541
Posted By suzukidave

interesting. did you powdercoat the bracket...

interesting. did you powdercoat the bracket intending to paint it afterwards or was that because the colour match didn't work? i've always heard painting over powdercoat is a bad idea but i guess if...
09-06-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By suzukidave

i just had this with a friend's old johnson 140...

i just had this with a friend's old johnson 140 when he went over 5000rpm. despite the tstats seeming fine and appearing at idle to open at the correct temperature it was the t-stats. we wasted a...
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