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  1. Costco marine battery is starter or deep cycle?

    Costco marine battery is starter or deep cycle?

    This https://www.costco.com/interstate-27dc-marine--rv-battery.product.100476408.html

    This will be the third season w/ this battery being used...
  2. Re: I certainly hope there is not more water intrusion in lower unit 04 175 w/ oil injection

    yes that's exactly what happened the mechanic couldn't find the leak untill the third try. this the expert I wanted installing the water pump correctly ,second image is the oil since the leak repair...
  3. Re: I certainly hope there is not more water intrusion in lower unit 04 175 w/ oil injection

    Havenít been out since late Nov.2019

    Yes you are correct the cheap merc oil $7.50 quart is for 75hp.

    I purchased 2 marine lower unit oils.
    El cheapo walmart brand this...
  4. Re: I certainly hope there is not more water intrusion in lower unit 04 175 w/ oil injection

    are you saying the regular merc. lower unit oil silver something is the wronge oil.
    please suggest a decent oil.

    what does airated mean?


    that oils being in the lower unit since late nov,
  5. Re: I certainly hope there is not more water intrusion in lower unit 04 175 w/ oil injection

    I've used evinrude/johnson hi vis, I think I'm being ripped off at close to $15.per.quart.
    what doe's it look like still leaking water into the lower unit?

    is the water repellancy in the evinrude...
  6. I certainly hope there is not more water intrusion in lower unit 04 175 w/ oil injection

    2004 Johnson BRP 175HP model J175PLSRB Fill & Drain Screw Seal0311598 last year about this time I reused the the fill & drain nylon gaskets when Changing lower unit oil, which other than oil...
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    Re: Fix rusty trailer or ?????

    I'm all for fixing up stuff that's worth fixing. I'm in agreement w/ replacing.

    you're lucky to have gotton her home the axel is eaten in half, kindof ballsezy one good bump in the road and snap...
  8. w/ the tang washer is a outer bearing washer required?

    I have two different spindles both 84

    > #1. is old fashioned cotter pin and casle nut I know there is a washer ontop of the outside bearing.

    > #2. is a tang type washer cotter pin combined.
    ...
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    Installing a kicker?s

    Installing a kicker ?s

    Well Iím finding out you donít just slap a kicker on and call it a day.



    Vesselís hull is aluminum (otherwise Iíd have a in hull ducer) 22í (add 20Ē main engine...
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    Re: must transducer be on starboard side?

    ray marine has a extension cable.

    main concern is turbulence w/ a starboard kicker interfering w/ the transducer. thanks TB



    additionally are all 9.9-15hp kickers are right hand rotation...
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    Re: New Mercury 2017 9.9 pro kicker ?s

    bad news incomplete engine missing electrical piece that plugs into the white square terminator.

    there is a large round wire harness the extension plugs into round opposite end is the white square...
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    Re: New Mercury 2017 9.9 pro kicker ?s

    9.9 pro kicker
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    Re: New Mercury 2017 9.9 pro kicker ?s

    I bought the merc. fuel fitting it doe's appear a tad different compared to the evinrude.

    still waiting on merc advice on longer gear shift cable. the engine will come w/ a steering cable...
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    Re: Couple ?s on 8HP kicker engines

    I decided to get a 2017 mercury 9.9 none tiller it has a small binecal trim ignition 25" shaft.

    so I'm looking into garlic type mounts for star side. still could build the final stage of my...
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    New Mercury 2017 9.9 pro kicker ?s

    New Mercury 2017 9.9 pro kicker ?s so far I have very limited knowledge of the merc.

    this will be the first kicker I've mounted.

    Iím purchasing a new to me kicker a merc. None tiller. Control...
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    Re: Couple ?s on 8HP kicker engines

    late 80ies is as about as old as I'd like for a engine. here's image of tuffboats roll cage
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    Re: Couple ?s on 8HP kicker engines

    I like the Honda engines and have found out the 8HP weights the
    same 105LBs as the 9.9HP.

    yes I have read about the compression release on the 4strokes on a percentage how much easier pulling on...
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    must transducer be on starboard side?

    must transducer be on starboard side?
    dragonfly pro5/ 22'pocket cruiser 70" beam
    I have one main 175hp engine w/ a standard right hand propeller the transducer is mounted on the starboard side just...
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    Couple ?s on 8HP kicker engines

    Couple ?s on 8HP kicker engines

    1.Do manual start kicker engines have alternators?

    2.I believe the manual start engines donít have alternators but do have magnetos so there isnít any option...
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    Re: Tires wearing bad

    dam I had to cut 1/4" off the rear axle for the new spindel install if you look closely the shorter axle can be sean.

    edit: only one side is a 1/4" shorther. I'll keep a close on on tire wear.
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