• Just for Fun

    by Published on 12-07-2011 01:33 PM
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    Wouldn't it be great to find this gem under the tree? Something every motor enthusiast can appreciate! I don't know much about it. We were sent these photos by a customer. The bike is in a museum and is apparently owned by Dave Williams from Norca Ca. The sign on ...
    by Published on 10-02-2011 03:13 PM
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    Vermont sure made the national news with the flooding and damage from Tropical Storm Irene.

    MarineEngine.com, Brandon, Vermont , USA

    We were amazed at how many calls and emails we got from friends and customers around the world who wanted to check in to see if we were okay after ...
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    MEQUON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rick Davis has done it again. The pioneering former CTO and executive vice president of engine development and advanced engineering of Mercury Marine is introducing another game-changing advance in outboard motor design, this time under the flag of his own company, Seven Marine. At the 2011 ...
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    Mercury Marine, founded in 1939, is a division of Brunswick of Lake Forest, Illinois, in the United States. Mercury provides engines for private, commercial and government sales. Mercury even has its own line of racing engines with less fuel efficiency and more focus at power and speed. The company's primary business is outboard motors. Mercury Outboards, 30 Hp and less, are made by Tohatsu in Japan. Mercury also manufactures some larger ...
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    Evinrude Outboard Motors is a company that builds a major brand of outboard motors for boats. Founded by Ole Evinrude in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1907, it was formerly owned by the publicly-traded Outboard Marine Corporation (OMC), and is now owned by privately-held Bombardier Recreational Products.


    Johnson Outboards was a US based manufacturer of outboard motors. The original company ...
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    Outboard Marine Corporation (OMC) was a maker of Evinrude and Johnson boat motors and many different brands of boats. Evinrude initially began in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1907. OMC was based in Waukegan, Illinois. They also owned several lines of boats such as Chris Craft, Lowe Boats, Princecraft, Four Winns, SeaSwirl, Stratos, and Javelin. OMC was also a parent company to Ryan, which made lawn mowers. OMC sold 100,000 motors in 2000 and had one third of the outboard market. OMC filed for bankruptcy 22 December 2000 and laid off 7,000 employees. They announced they would no longer warranty their product. This left many owners in limbo wondering if the future owner would warranty their products as the future owner is not legally liable but could as a sign of goodwill. The names Johnson and Evinrude were won by bid in February 2001 by Bombardier Recreational Products and the boat division by Genmar Corporation of Minnesota. At the 2001 ...

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    ebttide

    check for spark

    I have a 65 hp outboard and I don't have the controls for it but do have the engine connector with short wires on it.  Looking at the wiring

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    fastjeff

    Re: fuel enrichment valve?

    Easy-peezy!

    Have a friend hit the enrichment valve, motor off and bulb pumped solid, with the hose going to the carb disconnected. Fuel

    fastjeff Today, 02:37 PM Go to last post
    fastjeff

    Re: Wont turn off

    Probably. Turning the batt sw off with it running can kill the rectifier.

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    fastjeff

    Re: 1988 mercury 100

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    Jeff

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    Junemann

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