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07-02-2018, 10:44 AM
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Posted By IndianLake27

Engine sputters out in idle

THT,

I have an old outboard (63 Evinrude 40hp) that runs great when giving it gas but hates idle. It will sputter out and die in idle and slightly above. I am planning on rebuilding the carb in...
06-03-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By IndianLake27

Trailer spindle destroyed

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03-10-2018, 04:12 PM
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Views: 225
Posted By IndianLake27

Sorry I thought they had been uploaded. Attached ...

Sorry I thought they had been uploaded. Attached



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03-10-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By IndianLake27

Support piece for engine hatch

Tht,

I am rebuilding my engine hatch on my open bow 19 ft with a stern drive. It has a support piece from the old hatch that has warped over time. Any ideas on where to get a new one?
Thanks
12-18-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By IndianLake27

Material for cushion above engine I/O

THT


I have a crack in the material above the engine on my I/O. This is the cushion that people sit on go on and off back and forth as people get on/off boat from water. The crack is right...
12-04-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By IndianLake27

Bow is not an option. It's a classic fiberglass...

Bow is not an option. It's a classic fiberglass with a closed bow with some storage underneath. Will not be used for fishing
12-04-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By IndianLake27

It's a modest inland lake and she won't go out on...

It's a modest inland lake and she won't go out on the days there is more than light boat chop. The boat is more than a Jon boat and has a 40 hp on the back. I'm not worried about taking the trolling...
12-04-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By IndianLake27

Trolling motor ideas

THT,


My mom recently purchased an older small fiberglass boat (15 ft) from the 60s. The motor is from the 60s as well and she wants to put a trolling motor on it in case the shear pin breaks or...
11-20-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,345
Posted By IndianLake27

I took my "lake boat" 19 ft open bow I/O to lake...

I took my "lake boat" 19 ft open bow I/O to lake erie this past summer. Going over to Put In Bay it was a little scary at times. I went a lot slower than when I take my cousins 30 ft or uncles 46...
11-17-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,659
Posted By IndianLake27

I love Walmart and make it my boating needs...

I love Walmart and make it my boating needs headquarters. I order online. I research the products offline and get the name brand/OEM stuff and walmart sells it a lot cheaper than marinas.
10-25-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By IndianLake27

taking the outdrive off-annual service stuff

THT,


I will be taking my alpha one gen 2 out of the bell housing to grease the u joints and replace the gasket. What else should I look for/do while having this off? Gimbal bearing should be...
09-22-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,021
Posted By IndianLake27

Do the zincs when less than 50%. I do my I/O...

Do the zincs when less than 50%. I do my I/O impeller annually.


Don't forget the zinc hidden behind the prop
09-07-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By IndianLake27

Annapolis Boat Show

Just wondering if anyone has been to the power boat show as I am going next month and if there were any recommendations on what to do there outside of the obvious.
09-06-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,040
Posted By IndianLake27

If you're that worried about it being stolen get...

If you're that worried about it being stolen get a hitch lock or put it on blocks and take the wheels off the trailer. Or hire an armed guard.
08-14-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By IndianLake27

all fresh water. I never drove it because I...

all fresh water. I never drove it because I wasn't planning on being serious about it. But you know how family makes things change.
08-14-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By IndianLake27

low hours good in a 2001? hot riser too

Thinking about buying a 190 sea ray from 2001. It only has 167 hours on it. That's about 10/year. Boat seems to be in good shape but those low hours scare me. Also the starboard riser was hot...
08-11-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By IndianLake27

my advice. Have them rebuild it. Sell it. Buy...

my advice. Have them rebuild it. Sell it. Buy a quality lower unit. As for selling it I am sure a few guys on here would love to buy it. It would be great for target practice at the range!
08-10-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By IndianLake27

If it aint broke don't fix it.

If it aint broke don't fix it.
08-10-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,664
Posted By IndianLake27

I was looking at a boat last year, but used. At...

I was looking at a boat last year, but used. At the boat show they had a boat show price on it. Went into contract but deal fell through. I went and started negotiating on it and they wouldn't...
08-09-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By IndianLake27

and this is why anodes are important haha. I kid...

and this is why anodes are important haha. I kid I kid. Sorry to hear about this. My guess is screws got loose on the tab connecting it to the hydraulic seeing as the holes don't look beat up or...
08-08-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,967
Posted By IndianLake27

is water getting into the engine? Look at the...

is water getting into the engine? Look at the lower unit. It has holes in it so it can breath when out of water. Sometimes the plastic around them slips off and exposes the holes and water gets...
08-07-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By IndianLake27

I believe between 48 and 51 rpm

I believe between 48 and 51 rpm
08-07-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By IndianLake27

boat not reaching top end speed

THT,


I have a 95 Bryant 189(19ft) open bow with a 4.3l v6 merc going to an alpha one gen 2. Top speed I usually reach is low 30mph. I know most people with engines this size on similar boats...
07-27-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By IndianLake27

All anodes are beneath the water line. BTW fresh...

All anodes are beneath the water line. BTW fresh water.
07-27-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By IndianLake27

Lower unit up/down on lift

I have my boat on a lift and when it is all the way up the LU is still in the water unless I bring it up. I don't like keeping it in the water but don't want to bring it up because I replaced my...
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