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    Re: Is there room for more top speed?

    Ayuh,..... Pitch,...... Diameter will take care of itself,.....
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    Re: Is there room for more top speed?

    Ayuh,..... Prop it to run 4600/ 4800 rpms at wot, neatly trimmed,......

    That's the fastest it's capable of, with the horsepower available,.....
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    Re: Replacing 4.3tks with 4.3lx

    Ayuh,...... It should be a drop-in, plug, 'n play swap,.....
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    Re: 1960 Chris Craft Paragon 25XE rear seal

    Ayuh,...... Mic up the shaft, 'n seat, then call Baum Bearing, 'n iron works in Nebraska,..... Lincoln I think,....

    Give them the dimensions, 'n they'll most likely have one to fit,....

    I...
  5. Re: change out broken Mercruiser 4.3 with good OMC 4.3

    Ayuh,..... You should start a thread of yer own, rather than tryin' to hy-jack fishndad's thread,.....

    But anyways, to answer yer question,.....

    No way it'll work,.....
  6. Re: 1996 mercruiser 4.3 lx. NO BLUE & WHITE WIRE TO GROUND FOR TIMEING

    Ayuh,..... You've probably got the T-Bolt IV ignition, 'n not the T-Bolt V ignition,.....

    If it's T-Bolt IV, it's just point, shoot, 'n set,....

    Where were you lookin' for the wires,..??
  7. Re: 1978 OMC 240 HP Ford 5.7 liter-can I replace OMC outdrive with Mercruiser?

    Ayuh,..... 'bout anything is possible, but I've never tried it, 'n it could lead to many unknown "Gotcha's",.......



    Ford has been outa the marine market for many years,....
    Parts are hard...
  8. Thread: No spark

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    Re: No spark

    Ayuh,.... Hook 'em back up, 'n check to see if they're passin' power,.....
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    Re: Mercruiser 7,4l wiring issues

    Ayuh,..... That automotive distributor in a boat motor, is a Bomb, waitin' to explode,.....

    Search for a Delco Voyager kit, or find a Merc Thunder Bolt distributor that belongs there,..,....
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  10. Thread: No spark

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    Re: No spark

    Ayuh,..... The yellow/ red wires are the start circuit, if unhooked from each other, the start circuit is Open,......

    Ditto the purple wires, they're the ignition circuit,.....
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    Re: Prop size. 1985 Thompson 4.3 Alpha one

    Ayuh,..... Forget about the diameter, 'n look for the Pitch you want,.....

    As pitch goes up, diameter goes down,..... our 19" pitch props are more like 14.5 diameter,....
  12. Re: 1978 OMC 240 HP Ford 5.7 liter-can I replace OMC outdrive with Mercruiser?

    Ayuh,..... There are no Ford flywheel covers that'll work with a Merc, other than the old MC-1 drives, which also went outa production in the late '70s,.....

    The rear motor mounts got narrower...
  13. Re: 1978 OMC 240 HP Ford 5.7 liter-can I replace OMC outdrive with Mercruiser?

    Ayuh,..... Merc quit usin' Ford power back in the late '70s,.....

    That's why I said you'll need a Merc driveline, from pulleys to prop,......

    Find a rotten hull, with the driveline you want,...
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    Re: 4.3 omc dipstick....

    Ayuh,..... Does it attach to the side of the base, or at the drain plug,..??

    If at the drain plug, it's 1/2" fine thread,.....
  15. Re: 1978 OMC 240 HP Ford 5.7 liter-can I replace OMC outdrive with Mercruiser?

    Ayuh,..... A '78 would be a Stringer drive,..... A 5.7l would be a Chevy motor,......

    A mercruiser swap would mean ya need abunch of glass work, 'n a complete mercruiser driveline, from...
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    Re: Bimini top, what type is this called?

    Ayuh,..... Go to a custom canvas shop in yer area,.....

    They'll make one that actually fits yer boat,.....

    I believe it's called a convertible top,....
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    Re: OMC to BIII conversion mega thread

    Ayuh,...... I wish I could remember the height I put my crankshaft center line,.......

    I do remember I put it 1/2" higher than suggested in the merc installation manual,.....
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    Re: Prop size. 1985 Thompson 4.3 Alpha one

    Then try a 21",.....
  19. Re: Help - 4.3GL steering got stuck to left most position - right turn broken

    Ayuh,..... Sounds like a broken steerin' cable, or possibly the helm,.....
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    Re: Prop size. 1985 Thompson 4.3 Alpha one

    Ayuh,...... Try a 19",.....
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