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Today, 08:42 AM
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Posted By alloyboy

Since most folks tend to think that a propeller...

Since most folks tend to think that a propeller screws its way forward in the water, might want to change the thread title to "no screwing".

Get more views anyway.
Today, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By alloyboy

It can take upwards of three minutes for the pump...

It can take upwards of three minutes for the pump to fill an empty tank. All you need to verify is that oil is being transferred when the toggle switch is pressed. The system will automatically do...
Today, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By alloyboy

Could be? How so?

Could be? How so?
Today, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By alloyboy

It is normal for the main tank oil level to be...

It is normal for the main tank oil level to be from the middle level point to the full point. Oil level in use is constantly changing.

If the pump runs when the toggle switch is pressed, but no...
Today, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By alloyboy

Yes.

Yes.
Today, 07:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,057
Posted By alloyboy

They weren't. Process of deduction. Yamaha...

They weren't. Process of deduction.

Yamaha F225's were the only 225 HP four strokes available in 2005. In the Mercury Marine equivalent thereof in the OP's case.

For some reasons unknown to...
Yesterday, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By alloyboy

The battery has to be connected. Disconnect...

The battery has to be connected.

Disconnect the battery and all bets are off.
Yesterday, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By alloyboy

The crank shaft drives the F300 oil pump. OK to...

The crank shaft drives the F300 oil pump. OK to run the motor with the lower unit removed.

Cap the water pump supply tube to help retain water within the block.
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,518
Posted By alloyboy

Four engine airplanes take longer to take off...

Four engine airplanes take longer to take off than three engine airplanes. Three engine airplanes take longer to take off than twin engine airplanes.

The heavier the airplane the greater the...
07-05-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,347
Posted By alloyboy

Don't think that it is a national program because...

Don't think that it is a national program because others are contributing to the problem. It is a national program because the government will do stupid shit that a private company knows not to do....
07-05-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,347
Posted By alloyboy

If the insurance company's costs go up then your...

If the insurance company's costs go up then your cost should go up. Policy holders have to collectively pay for all of the insurance company's cost. Plus a tad more.

Some having the resources to...
07-05-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By alloyboy

Your model does not have the latest...

Your model does not have the latest configuration.

Based on your number of hours, if it were mine I would install the latest configuration part. Which seems to have solved the problem.
07-05-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By alloyboy

Most trim sender's are two wire variable...

Most trim sender's are two wire variable resistors. Some are three wire potentiometers.
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Might be useful to know what the sender is being used on.
07-05-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By alloyboy

I like it. Could be simplified by just...

I like it.

Could be simplified by just having a short section of the ten pin harness. Twist or touch wires together as needed.
07-05-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,010
Posted By alloyboy

Curious. Why did you install the old style...

Curious. Why did you install the old style sending unit? Just to save money?
07-05-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By alloyboy

AGM lead acid batteries can be manufactured as a...

AGM lead acid batteries can be manufactured as a starting battery or as a deep cycle battery. Different internal construction.
07-05-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 264
Posted By alloyboy

What time of year? Your motor makes less power in...

What time of year? Your motor makes less power in warm humid weather than in cool dry weather.

Less power being made can translate into an acceptable propeller not being worth a damn.
07-05-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By alloyboy

Many many ways to skin your cat. One man...

Many many ways to skin your cat.

One man will want the best professional way. Simulating a Yamaha Master Mechanic with his boat in a box. One man will want the cheap screw backyardigan way....
07-05-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By alloyboy

www.simyamaha.com

www.simyamaha.com
07-05-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,177
Posted By alloyboy

I bet they also did not follow Yams suggestion to...

I bet they also did not follow Yams suggestion to remove the propeller before flushing the motor. For shame.
07-05-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By alloyboy

Find a cheap used 703.control box and you can use...

Find a cheap used 703.control box and you can use it to do what you want.
07-05-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By alloyboy

What is it that you want to do? Start, run and...

What is it that you want to do? Start, run and stop the motor at the motor itself?

For one time test purpose or for what other purposes?

Disconnect the ten pin connector. Jumper the red wire...
07-04-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,177
Posted By alloyboy

I dare suggest that virtually all Yamaha...

I dare suggest that virtually all Yamaha mechanics have run most all Yams using just the garden hose flush fitting. No harm no foul.

Much ado about nothing.
07-04-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By alloyboy

Less expensive, simpler and easier to do the...

Less expensive, simpler and easier to do the isolation at the batteries IMO. Leave the motor as is.

Add a second battery. Connect the two batteries via a Yandina combiner. Each battery will be...
07-04-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By alloyboy

An ACR/VSR/Isolator/Combiner (or other nom du...

An ACR/VSR/Isolator/Combiner (or other nom du jour) neither knows nor cares as to the battery size. Or type. Or number of batteries on either side of the device. It only cares about voltage.
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