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Today, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Dacman

Do you have a voltmeter gauge and an oil pressure...

Do you have a voltmeter gauge and an oil pressure gauge? These will help you see what’s going on. Is it charging the battery when running?
You switched to an electronic distributor , if the voltage...
Today, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By Dacman

You said it won’t fire with starting fluid or...

You said it won’t fire with starting fluid or pumping the throttle , it should at least pop off for a bit when that was done if it was fuel related and had spark.
Verify spark next time it quits. A...
Yesterday, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By Dacman

I like the superlube, I put that sh*t on...

I like the superlube, I put that sh*t on everything.
Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By Dacman

The TPS may have a dead spot in it. Definitely...

The TPS may have a dead spot in it. Definitely check that out with the software.
Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By Dacman

Do you have a voltmeter gauge and also an oil...

Do you have a voltmeter gauge and also an oil pressure gauge?
You may have an oil pressure switch that cuts ignition if pressure is not adequate or to set point of cutout. Maybe when you get her all...
11-09-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 724
Posted By Dacman

Not up to speed on bottom coatings but yours seem...

Not up to speed on bottom coatings but yours seem very rough. Could be aerating the prop. But that engine sounds great!
11-09-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,840
Posted By Dacman

That looks like a good height to me . But you...

That looks like a good height to me .
But you were under propped to start with and over reving before the change , so it got worse with the wrong prop. Higher revs . Need a new prop.
I have got...
11-09-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By Dacman

[QUOTE=sultany;13092302]if theres any water in...

[QUOTE=sultany;13092302]if theres any water in it, it’ll freeze and crack stuff up. Happens all the time

There are weep holes in the foot that allow the outboard to drain itself down clear of...
11-09-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 281
Posted By Dacman

Now is the time to remove the trim unit from the...

Now is the time to remove the trim unit from the bracket and replace the bypass valve parts and a rebuild it. Before you're in that situation again.
11-09-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Dacman

Sorry, I’m not a Merc guy but you may have to...

Sorry, I’m not a Merc guy but you may have to replace the mid and lower sections depending on how yours was built.
Replacing a bunch of parts verses selling it and getting a 20”.
Or, find a 20” ...
11-08-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Dacman

Easy, replace the motor with the right one.

Easy, replace the motor with the right one.
11-08-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 281
Posted By Dacman

Best way to bypass the bypass valve doesn’t come...

Best way to bypass the bypass valve doesn’t come up in my search.
Remove the trim unit bolts and get it up just enough to remove the tilt pin clips and drive out the tilt pin.
You are in a pickle.
11-08-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By Dacman

I’d hold off on the delivery and splashing it...

I’d hold off on the delivery and splashing it till the logs are protected, they are brand new and they will never be in this virgin state again for a proper coating once in the water.
11-08-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By Dacman

If you didn’t have vibration after , I doubt you...

If you didn’t have vibration after , I doubt you bent a blade or more with a ss prop. You could have spun the hub , eyes on the hub is not a good way to evaluate. Mark the hub and prop and power up....
11-08-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By Dacman

My question is why, and what’s in the lower unit...

My question is why, and what’s in the lower unit that needs to be protected from cold or freezing temps?
11-05-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,019
Posted By Dacman

I don’t know the solution for that , but you will...

I don’t know the solution for that , but you will be cussing it for years if not fixed now.
11-04-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 971
Posted By Dacman

I used Clorox cleanup sprayed with foaming head ,...

I used Clorox cleanup sprayed with foaming head , let sit and spray out.
11-04-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Dacman

Sorry, I meant drill out the hole that the nipple...

Sorry, I meant drill out the hole that the nipple goes thru the transom to remove the sealant .
I didn’t seal that hole or use the nipple. Just sealed the flange and used a short 1/4” compression...
11-04-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 484
Posted By Dacman

I only saw oil coming thru the one rod with the...

I only saw oil coming thru the one rod with the lifter oriented over the port.
Move the cam and pump the lifters and it will spray everywhere.
I just think Tank has a non issue and is fretting...
11-04-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By Dacman

It just shouldn’t run if it’s backwards. Maybe...

It just shouldn’t run if it’s backwards. Maybe you have the lines that goes to what mixed up.
11-04-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By Dacman

Sounds like a primer solenoid problem then. Hope...

Sounds like a primer solenoid problem then. Hope you get it right.
You shouldn’t have to pull the cover for a good start. I’ve never moved mine.
11-04-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 484
Posted By Dacman

You sure about that? If the passages aren’t line...

You sure about that? If the passages aren’t line up, I don’t see how. They squirt when the lifters are moving up and down past the oil passages, not a constant slow flow.
11-03-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Dacman

Oic now, I see no need for sealant in the transom...

Oic now, I see no need for sealant in the transom nipple hole but someone did . Drill that out and contact Bennett for replacement parts.
Bed the contact area lightly , it’s above the waterline. I...
11-03-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By Dacman

Then your primer bulb is installed backwards or a...

Then your primer bulb is installed backwards or a misshap in production.
The arrow points towards the engine for flow, it should check the flow the other way.
11-03-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By Dacman

Hopefully your picture posted upside down . The...

Hopefully your picture posted upside down . The arrow on the primer should point to the engine. Arrow is pointing to the right in the picture I see.

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