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Yesterday, 12:36 PM
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Posted By peninsula_jumper

RH - thanks for the heads up!

RH - thanks for the heads up!
Yesterday, 06:27 AM
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Views: 86
Posted By peninsula_jumper

WTT Mercury Mirage Plus 17P

Freshwater only - like new.

Looking for a 18P or 19P Mirage Plus, Enertia Eco or Rev4.

Will post pics tonight.
Yesterday, 05:36 AM
05-04-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By peninsula_jumper

Formula is building OB boats now... I'd look...

Formula is building OB boats now... I'd look there.
05-04-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By peninsula_jumper

Go to the Mercury Parts website, plug in your...

Go to the Mercury Parts website, plug in your engine Serial Number, then check out the Electrical schematic. In there, you will see all the different PCM options from 75-115. Grab the 90 or 115...
05-04-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,190
Posted By peninsula_jumper

By a rebuilt powerhead, then sell it when your...

By a rebuilt powerhead, then sell it when your new motors come in. You probably won't lose money in this market.
05-04-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By peninsula_jumper

LiquidTherapy - you need the appropriate PCM to...

LiquidTherapy - you need the appropriate PCM to change the timing, fuel map, and rev limit. The PCM sets the HP, it's not a 1978 Trans Am. 'Puters get it done these days.
05-03-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By peninsula_jumper

Here is the Blue Sea 3 terminal bilge pump switch...

Here is the Blue Sea 3 terminal bilge pump switch part number:

WeatherDeck® Toggle Switch SPDT - (ON)-OFF-ON - Blue Sea Systems...
05-03-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By peninsula_jumper

Mine is a 3 pole / 2 position rocker. The third...

Mine is a 3 pole / 2 position rocker. The third wire is for the automatic float leg. When the circuit closes (float comes up), the switch light illuminates.
05-03-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By peninsula_jumper

pictures?

pictures?
05-03-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By peninsula_jumper

How to clean the junk out of deck seam caulk

Is there a better way than using a bleach solution with a toothbrush? It's the nastiest at the transom where dirt collects by the scuppers.
05-03-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By peninsula_jumper

Yeah, I would secure a surveyer for a weekend,...

Yeah, I would secure a surveyer for a weekend, then send him out to whatever boat's are still available, before I bought a boat at today's prices without a survey.
05-03-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By peninsula_jumper

Fuel Tank corrosion. Tell your buddy to...

Fuel Tank corrosion.

Tell your buddy to get a proper Marine Survey done to check the hull for water intrusion and soft spots.

People will dump $500 a year on insurance that they may never...
05-03-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,349
Posted By peninsula_jumper

Stop going to that dealer. They don't have...

Stop going to that dealer. They don't have anyone that can troubleshoot, and don't have anyone that will push Mercury for you. Time to leave.

I think the oil analysis is a good idea. I wouldn't...
05-03-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By peninsula_jumper

Good plan - if you have the means, double your...

Good plan - if you have the means, double your budget to fix other rigging issues while the engine is out. Good time to check\replace hydraulics, cabling, pumps, and electronics while you yank out...
05-03-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By peninsula_jumper

I’ve kept 2 TM batteries in my console for years....

I’ve kept 2 TM batteries in my console for years. No corrosion issues. My Deka 31’s are 4 years old now and still put out 8 hours of spot lock on the Detroit River or 7 hours of trolling in Erie.
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Forum: Great Lakes
04-30-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By peninsula_jumper

I fish my 200 Whaler Dauntless 4 times a week on...

I fish my 200 Whaler Dauntless 4 times a week on Erie and drag it all over Michigan during the summer. I agree that more deadrise the better, but you need the length too for the short node waves. ...
04-27-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By peninsula_jumper

$15k for normal abuse and hours.

$15k for normal abuse and hours.
04-27-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By peninsula_jumper

I highly recommend purchasing the Verado service...

I highly recommend purchasing the Verado service manual. There is enough proprietary stuff packed in these that you can look up OEM answers instead of polling us wraiths on the interwebz. Can be...
04-27-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By peninsula_jumper

It's BS. You don't need to replace fuel filters...

It's BS. You don't need to replace fuel filters and impellers every 100 hours unless it took 3-4 years to get there.
04-26-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,500
Posted By peninsula_jumper

If you can afford new XTO's or V12's, then sky's...

If you can afford new XTO's or V12's, then sky's the limit.

On used rehab situations, I'd nix any old Crusader or Merc gas big blocks in favor of outboards for more interior room. OB's on a 35'...
04-23-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,278
Posted By peninsula_jumper

When you burn up rings or pistons, it's a "top...

When you burn up rings or pistons, it's a "top end" rebuild...
04-23-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,278
Posted By peninsula_jumper

Lean oil, or no oil can kill compression (rings,...

Lean oil, or no oil can kill compression (rings, cylinder, hole in top of piston) causing leakage between cycles (sending unburned fuel out the exhaust). 2-smoke outboards are a bit tougher than MX...
04-22-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,278
Posted By peninsula_jumper

1995 Should be a great motor. Again - I'd make a...

1995 Should be a great motor. Again - I'd make a decision to either run it until it breaks, or commit to fixing it up now. Since it's boating season, I'd just run it. If it was fall - I'd setup a...
04-22-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By peninsula_jumper

I love reading threads with articulate...

I love reading threads with articulate troubleshooting steps written by logical folks with common sense.
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