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    Re: 1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    Not unless there is something wrong, then it does, which has helped me understand the issue here but it's all good now=)
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    Re: 1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    Ok, so what you're saying is that the reason the telltale diminishes is because the backpressure from the water that gets heated in the engines cooling jackets pushes out of the telltale when in fact...
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    Re: 1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    Thanks a lot, that makes it clear, so ultimately the water that cools the block does come out the telltale, and I'm guessing that the pressure drop wouldn't be as noticable in the telltale when you...
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    Re: 1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    You, sir, are a genius. Just filled the bucket to the rim with water and now it's not overheating one bit, perfect temperature, pee stream still isn't the strongest when it gets warm but it's no...
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    Re: 1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    The water is just above the pump but not 6'', that is something I'm going to have to digest... how come the water stops flowing out of the telltale when the engine heats up and what is the steam and...
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    Re: 1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    ...then how does the cooling water that circulates the block exit the engine?

    and what does the thermostat really do then?
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    Re: 1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    Mechanical restoration, literally the only thing I didn't do was split the block but i inspected the rings, cylinder walls and pistons which looked in decent condition (cold compression without...
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    1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    Hello, it's me again, I have now completed the restoration of my engine and it runs good in all aspects but one, cooling. Before the restoration I had water coming out the telltale but that's it, the...
  9. Re: Evinrude 9.5, How to adjust the low speed idle needle?

    The procedure is so to screw it all the way in then 1,5 turns out and then hold the throttle where it just about stays running, then adust the knob in 1/8 turns and adjust the throttle. Remember that...
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    Re: 1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    OK! Thank you!
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    Re: 1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    Sorry about that, complete brain fart, I mean the reed valves and thanks a lot, good to hear! Gonna switch the crankcase seals and then it should just be a matter of figuring these reeds out to get...
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    1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    Hello, so I'm working on this thing still and things are progressing somehwat slowly due to parts arriving from all over the place still but I've got a question in regards to the ciompression, I've...
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    Re: Evinrude 1982 15 hp Cooling

    hmm, yeah I've been wondering if I should just pull the whole power head off, getting the cylinder head off without removing it was hard enough, I don't have a proper shop though, my gf is already...
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    Evinrude 1982 15 hp Cooling

    So I just pulled the cylinder head off the engine to check on some bad cooling issue I've been having (cylinder walls and everything looks really great, some carbon ofc but really okey) and it's...
  15. Thread: Old motorboat

    by DrCoxie
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    Re: Old motorboat

    Cool, thanks. Glad I dont need to buy foam or anything, can just close it back up=)
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    by DrCoxie
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    Old motorboat

    Hey, so I have this old glas fiber boat, noticed it was sitting way below the painter water line and so I lifted the "top" off which was glued and pop rivited to the hull and there was this mass of...
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    Re: 1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    It needs replacing but even with it turned in all the way it just barely keeps the engine alive so it idles really high. I'll update when the new sparkpluggs arrive, see if that makes a difference.
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    Re: 1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    UPDATE

    I want to thank everyone in the thread who posted, it helped me in one way or another and I apologize to those offended. Here is where I am at with the engine:

    I'm an idiot so I switched...
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    Re: 1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    I tested the spark with one of those light you clip in between the plug and the spark lead and that showed that there was spark, idk, does the brightness indikate anything? Is a spark gap test the...
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    Re: 1982 Evinrude 15 hp

    Reworked, not rebuilt as in just cleaned out and I think I flooded the engine with it because I did press it a lot bcs it didnt go as hard as I wanted it to and after that it refused to even stutter....
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