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  1. Re: BF150 water in lower cylinder but good pressure and spark.

    Post # 1 indicates you are running this motor out of water with no water supplied to cool the impeller.-----You now need to install a new impeller !!!
  2. Re: Help please - replacing rubber lower mount on 115 etec

    I am not there to see the problem if there is one.-----But you asked.---------Drill the heads off the bolts.----Remove outer cover.-----Pry out the mount.-------Use heat to try and remove the...
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    Re: Water pump replacement

    So you took the lower unit off in NEUTRAL.--------When you were not looking a bump on the unit and the spring loaded clutch put it in FORWARD.--------So remove lower unit.----Put throttle in...
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    Re: 89 Mariner 115hp L4 rebuild

    Not sure why folks would replace " solid state " components because they are old.-----The new replacements may have been on the shelf for 15 years already !!
  5. Re: Installing an electric starter on a 1977 25 hp evinrude

    Post is nearly 10 years old.------Brackets for 1976 and older are big $ items it seems.---Not all the 77 and newer flywheels had the ring gear.----Brackets for 77 and newer are cheap in my area.
  6. Re: My 1996 80hp Yamaha 2-Stroke Outboard Continuing Saga

    ?---6 months and all those parts and effort for what appears was a simple fix ??-----Good on ya to follow the " no money " spent path of trouble shooting.
  7. Re: My 1996 80hp Yamaha 2-Stroke Outboard Continuing Saga

    Sounds like it is too lean at idle.---Try opening low speed mixture needles 1/4 turn at a time.------Or throttle plates are opening too early.--------So operate / bump the choke when you are giving...
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    Re: Fitting Temperature Sender

    Remove the plug.----Momentarily start the motor.-----See if water comes out of that hole.------On an aluminum head the water temperature / head temperature are essentially the same.
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    Re: Fitting Temperature Sender

    I thought the term ---impedance -----was used in AC circuits and not DC circuits ?
  10. Re: 1984 OMC stinger sterndrive water pump impeller didn't last long

    I did work in a tire factory for a 1 1/2 years.-------They are all black but they are not all the same.----Or as some have said----" The bitterness of poor quality is remembered long after the...
  11. Re: 1984 OMC stinger sterndrive water pump impeller didn't last long

    Was this a factory repair kit / impeller ?-------Or something else that was cheaper ?
  12. Re: "95" Johnson 115 Fast Strike-Bogg down+heavy surge 2700 RPM and up..

    Crankcase pressure pulses move a piston inside the VRO.----This in turn pumps the fuel and mixes the oil into the fuel.-------The " pulse limiter " is merely a safety device to protect the VRO from a...
  13. Re: Please tell me someone has a 2004 johnson 4hp 4stroke!!

    Your best investment would be a manual.-----Sounds like you may need to do your own work.----Repairing a leaking carburetor may involve some cleaning with no money spent !!
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    Re: 150 Faststrike puzzle...CONTINUED

    Optical sensor for ignition.-----Not an expensive item.
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    Re: 150 Faststrike puzzle...CONTINUED

    Could be just a bad sparkplug / wire.----Some orderly trouble shooting can be done.----Or just use the wallet / guess approach and start replacing expensive parts.
  16. Re: "95" Johnson 115 Fast Strike-Bogg down+heavy surge 2700 RPM and up..

    Water / mud inside an outboard crankcase spells near instant death for the bearings.-------I say take this motor apart for inspection.-----Likely it was submerged / near submerged and water got in...
  17. Re: "95" Johnson 115 Fast Strike-Bogg down+heavy surge 2700 RPM and up..

    The VRO is driven by pressure pulses and not so much vacuum.-------The pulse limiter is a " flow fuse " to protect the VRO.------And no it is impossible for a cylinder head o-ring to leak into the...
  18. Re: Please tell me someone has a 2004 johnson 4hp 4stroke!!

    Looks like a Suzuki built motor with Johnson paint / decals.
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    Re: 150 Faststrike puzzle...CONTINUED

    A safe bet that it is the powerpack breaking down.---Try a new one.
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    Re: 150 Faststrike puzzle...CONTINUED

    Some will argue.----I would look at the drain plug on the gearcase.-------A possible lower unit / gear issue.-----Perhaps check shift rod adjustment / setting.
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