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    Re: Alpha 1 impeller replacement question

    Ayuh,.... Correct,......

    Though I have used Globe, run-dry, blue rubber impellers, that last, 'n last,....
    Expensive, but they hold up really well, for a long time,....
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    Re: Alpha 1 impeller replacement question

    Ayuh,..... Usually any broken impeller bits get caught in the P/S cooler, or the t-stat housin',.....
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    Re: Driveshaft into humble bearing

    Ayuh,...... Did you align the motor to the gimbal bearin', 1st,..??

    You need the tool, not an ole junk input shaft,.....
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    Re: AQ 151 B - Carburetor replacement

    Ayuh,..... I can't help with the problem, but a comment,.....

    I once bought a pair of rochesters for I-6s from these guys,....

    One of 'em, the threads were worn out for the inlet fittin',...
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    Re: Volvo Penta to Mercruiser Steering?

    Ayuh,.... What you've got, will probably work,....
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    Re: Outdrive will not raise up!

    Ayuh,..... Sounds like a problem at the pump, jumper the up solenoid to see if it's the problem,....
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    Re: Driveshaft into humble bearing

    Ayuh,..... It slides in, 'n out, after you align it with an alignment bar,.....
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    Re: Exhaust bellow and power trim leaks

    Ayuh,..... I'd just tighten the hose clamps on the exhaust coupler,..... don't look that bad to me,.....
    That can sometimes be an odd fittin' joint,....

    The trim pump, I believe has a big...
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    Re: mercruiser 289 inboard

    Ayuh,..... Merc never used a 289 Ford, but did use the 302, 'n 351W, both with MC-1 drives,.....

    The broken bit is part of a burnt up, worn out exhaust shutter,....

    Yer drive don't shift...
  10. Re: Could water ears flood a mercruiser v8 if engine not running ?

    Ayuh,..... Not sure what yer askin' here, but proper boat exhaust doesn't drop the water into the exhaust system, til after it's well beyond where it could flow back into the motor's...
  11. Re: Transom shield tab broken, weld, bolt or maybe OK without?

    Ayuh,..... For the same reasons we don't hammer the throttle through a turn, with the drive raised higher that the trim limit,....
    The upper limit is where the drive clears the ears, 'n it becomes...
  12. Re: Transom shield tab broken, weld, bolt or maybe OK without?

    Ayuh,..... All the rust, 'n junk, Used to be cast iron, 'n you won't know where it came from, which could be an extremely thin spot, which if it fails, it'll ruin the motor,....
  13. Re: Transom shield tab broken, weld, bolt or maybe OK without?

    Ayuh,..... I donno 'bout Volvos, but on Merc drives, those tabs keep the drive centered on the transom, so that the torque doesn't twist the drive off,....
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    Re: Repowering with twin Mercruiser 4.5L's

    Ayuh,.... Flywheels are motor specific, not part of the drives,....
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    Re: Repowering with twin Mercruiser 4.5L's

    Ayuh,..... Regardless which way you go, the transom will need to be filled in, 'n recut, atleast wider,....

    'n you might need to build a different motorbox cover as well,....

    V-motors are...
  16. Re: Separating coil/Distributor power from everything else.

    Ayuh,..... Other than the trim tabs, which should be wired to the battery, the other things are normally wired to the ignition circuit,....

    To test yer tech's theory, bring along a long enough...
  17. Thread: Yamaha controls

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    Re: Yamaha controls

    Ayuh,..... It's easier to diagnose from the pump end, with a test light or meter,.....
  18. Re: 2001 4.3 Mercruiser, Fresh bottom end and head rebuild, Stbd Ex Mani cool, Port gets hot

    Ayuh,..... Is the motor perfectly dead level,..??

    Have you replaced the raw water pump impeller,..??

    If yer gettin' water in a cylinder, the spark plug will be brand new Clean,....
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    Re: Quick tricks to diagnose prestolite BID?

    Ayuh,.... Backfirin' through the intake, is usually a sign of a lean condition,.....

    Inspect the contents of the fuel filter, for anything but clean fresh gasoline,....
  20. Re: Inspection hatch install on Fiberglass Bass Boat

    Ayuh,.... It should be Ok,....
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