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  1. Thread: GerryG

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    Re: GerryG

    Need to disconnect the SHIFT ROD, typically from under the front of the power head ( cylinder block )
  2. Re: 35el79a Head is too hot, but water is tepid?

    yes, Boobie (:-) could be on this.. look up "Water Deflectors" you'll find other posts and pictures..
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    Re: 97 Eveinrude Vindicator 200 HP HELP!!!

    with extra fluid in the cylinders that helps to seal and can show high numbers.

    without the model I'm not able to check, but does this engine have a manual choke for the carbs ?

    I know others...
  4. Re: 1983 Evinrude 115hp has low power, until it pops under load

    I've read the entire post.

    Have you performed a compression test?

    I've seen similar issues be related to an owner/repair tech thinking the fuel being used was fresh and it wasn't had a lot of...
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    Re: idles too high - NEED HELP!

    I'd start with disconnecting the throttle cable and make sure the throttle is returning fully to the stopped/idle position
    I'd also take a look in the carbs and check the plates are fully closed
    If...
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    Re: They were standing near the finish line

    you are trash for using such comments about a tragic day just to share to your virus filled links.. you can ROT too.
  7. Re: 87 alpha one 140 out drive. On a 86 470 motor?

    I used a 1.98 on an inline 6 - 165HP 165Merc with great success with a 23p !! ( up from a 21P ).. Great idle speed by the way, got up and outta the hole quick too !!!
  8. Re: Question for Hystat on omc 5.7 l rochester 4 barrel

    the Anti-Syphon valve on the fuel tank could be dirty allowing the fuel to drain back.
  9. Re: Pertronix for 1996 Campion Explorer 4.3 V6 Chevy/Volvo Penta Marine engine

    that year you have Electronic Ignition Already, there is a RF Filter that is a common point of failure that can be eliminated. Your Ignition Module could also need replacing.
  10. Re: Mercruiser 6.2 Broken #5 head bolt before reaching torque spec

    Head Gasket thinner than previous ones? Are you lubing the head bolts? Have you used a die or thread chaser on the holes to clean and check them? are the bolts new? Have you checked for Stretching ?...
  11. Re: Need advice on what parts should be removed and sold before selling motors or drives

    I second the WHere are you ? and have a yard sale !!
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    Re: Slightly Perplexed

    new carb, and it does and the only adjustment is bending the arm it works fine out of the water on the trailer, in the water with the back pressure, I think the IM is still a little rich. 1/4 turn.
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    Re: Slightly Perplexed

    I tried adjusting the idle mixture out of the water, but will need to redo it in the water as its still a little to rich, when we go to quickly dump the throttle there is a quick bog, though its...
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    Re: 88 omc 4.3l v6 starter removal tips?

    sorry to hear, the V6 Block can Crack on the inside of the V at the tops of the cylinders, allowing water to pour into the engine.
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    Re: Slightly Perplexed

    Completely agree on not wanting to run it lean, but when the engine is fired up in 80+ heat with a tightly closed choke, and the engine is spewing black spoke, gotta open the choke setting a bit..
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    Re: 88 omc 4.3l v6 starter removal tips?

    its a pita for sure, I think when I did one i may have used either a regular boxed end wrench or an off-set boxed end wrench. Disconnect Battery, disconnect wires, no need to take the gear cover off.
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    Re: Slightly Perplexed

    The engine seems to like the Carb lean, as it is very sensative to the new carb's choke and idle mixture settings which the new carb resolved the problem. it was the Power Valve or Jets and the...
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    Re: Slightly Perplexed

    We are replacing the Carb, unknown history, I'll take apart the old one before sending back as a core.
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    Re: Slightly Perplexed

    Thank you for reading and posting, it's got Points Ignition and After seeing the old plugs @ .038 to .045 I was hoping this was resolved. But it continues. I changed the Plugs to MR43Ts .035 Gap,...
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    Slightly Perplexed

    1988 OMC 4.3L V6 - Points Ignition, 2bbl Rochester Carb(amature rebuilt once, pro rebuilt once), New Long Block, Wing Manifolds, New Water Separator, Checked Fuel-OK Fresh this month, clean. 4yr old...
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