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Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2016, 06:00 PM
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Posted By calebollie

Today would have been my schoolmate's 16th...

Today would have been my schoolmate's 16th birthday. We honored him and his younger brother today at our school by all wearing blue, Austin's favorite color. RIP my friend. I know you're in heaven...
06-05-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,181
Posted By calebollie

We are going to try this. Our other engine, same...

We are going to try this. Our other engine, same model but blown power head, never had this behavior but the engine cowling on that one had several gaps around the main seal and very little...
06-05-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,499
Posted By calebollie

Awhile back my dad ordered a power pack from CDI...

Awhile back my dad ordered a power pack from CDI as we had one cylinder not firing. We did all the voltage and ohm testing and things tested fine according to the CDI troubleshooting guide but still...
06-03-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By calebollie

Thank you sir! Feeling better about it now :) ...

Thank you sir! Feeling better about it now :)

Caleb
06-03-2016, 05:10 PM
06-03-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,181
Posted By calebollie

Great description of your problem sir! We are...

Great description of your problem sir! We are having the same issue with our Ocean Pro 225. We can leave the dock and idle under way, go up on plane, cruise around, back down to an idle cruise, and...
06-03-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By calebollie

1996 Evinrude Ocean Pro 225 Flushing Port - Is this normal?

Hi members,

I am trying to determine if this is the correct operation of the flushing port and lower unit water drainage. We had this exact motor before and can't remember seeing this much water...
06-02-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,087
Posted By calebollie

Forgot the picture. Thanks, Caleb

Forgot the picture.

Thanks,

Caleb
06-02-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,087
Posted By calebollie

Thank you sir. We have a friend who's looking for...

Thank you sir. We have a friend who's looking for one for us. I included a picture from the manual. We are trying to adjust the idle by turning the idle adjustment screw. Number 1 on the chart.
...
06-02-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,087
Posted By calebollie

HI members, It's me again :grin: We have...

HI members,

It's me again :grin: We have another question before the moderators come to take us away :trout:

We have been making observations and reading the manual but some of the things the...
06-01-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,087
Posted By calebollie

That sounds interesting :roll I am reading the...

That sounds interesting :roll I am reading the "carburetor adjustment" section in the manual where it talks about timing and spark advance stuff. I sorta get it but I may need to watch some videos....
06-01-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,087
Posted By calebollie

Thank you all sirs! My dad had to slow things...

Thank you all sirs! My dad had to slow things down. We are buying a house down the street for my grandma to move from Arizona to live in so he is really busy. I have told him about all the good...
05-31-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,087
Posted By calebollie

Thank you sir! Caleb

Thank you sir!

Caleb
05-31-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,087
Posted By calebollie

Hi sir! Thank you for that information. Our...

Hi sir!

Thank you for that information. Our old trim and tilt is in pretty bad shape and my dad would rather just try to fix this one as a first option. We might try to remove the cap and seal...
05-31-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,087
Posted By calebollie

:):Q:thumbsup::tht_rulez: Caleb

:):Q:thumbsup::tht_rulez:

Caleb
05-30-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,087
Posted By calebollie

Did you get full carb kits with new bowls and...

Did you get full carb kits with new bowls and floats? We contacted the gentleman who sold us the motor and he said the carbs had recently been redone. We think he is honest ;?

Did you use gasket...
05-30-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,087
Posted By calebollie

We think that is hydraulic fluid. The seal at the...

We think that is hydraulic fluid. The seal at the top of the tilt motor is leaking. We are trying to figure out that repair and how difficult it will be. My dad did not have the gentleman who sold us...
05-30-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,087
Posted By calebollie

Here are pics of the plugs after our first run....

Here are pics of the plugs after our first run. The first pic shows the port side plugs from top to bottom in order from left to right. The next pic is starboard side. The final pic is what we...
05-30-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,087
Posted By calebollie

Hi Members, We put the boat on the water for...

Hi Members,

We put the boat on the water for the first time today :) Noticed right away the engine was so much quieter than the other one. My dad said the cowling was well sealed on this one so...
05-29-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By calebollie

Hi sir! Mr. Mitchell Master, Mr. Dacman and Mr....

Hi sir! Mr. Mitchell Master, Mr. Dacman and Mr. Seahorse are very good with these motors. Listen to them :) I like your forum name and picture :thumbsup: We have the manual if you want to ask more...
05-28-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,087
Posted By calebollie

The old carbs didn't look too bad. The seals and...

The old carbs didn't look too bad. The seals and housing were in pretty good shape. Thanks for reminding us about the washer in the LU plug. We would have missed that. Where do we get replacements?...
05-28-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By calebollie

According to the manual, this engine has to have...

According to the manual, this engine has to have three things to run properly. Compression, fuel, and spark. If compression is not an issue, fuel and ignition system checks are next. Post your...
05-28-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By calebollie

Have you done a compression check? Thanks, ...

Have you done a compression check?

Thanks,

Caleb
05-28-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,087
Posted By calebollie

The carbs are rebuilt and new plugs :) We checked...

The carbs are rebuilt and new plugs :) We checked the lower unit oil and it looked great! We're going to drop it anyway to change the impeller. This motor doesn't have as strong as a pee stream as...
05-28-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By calebollie

Have you dropped the lower unit to check the...

Have you dropped the lower unit to check the condition of the impeller? Should not be able to separate the impeller from its hub and it shouldn't be worn or cracked. Also, should not look burned. If...
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