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  1. Thread: 25hp evinrude 73

    by KCJ
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    Re: 25hp evinrude 73

    You don't have to be sorry, your entitled to your opinion and you might be right. Still don't know if the head was pulled, how long it was rev'd in the barrel, or how the barrel was setup. I would...
  2. Thread: 25hp evinrude 73

    by KCJ
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    Re: 25hp evinrude 73

    Shouldn't do that. Sounds like a leak in the exhaust as it enters the leg. Did you pull the power head and not replace the gasket?
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    Re: '72 65hp evinrude weird ignition problem

    Joe that tester is a great idea! I made mine with a ford dist. cap. I agree, sounds like a wire shorting out when the linkage is moved, He might try it in the dark (night).
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    Re: 1962 40hp Evinrude Model 35028

    This is interesting. I have check model number 35028 on several web sites, and Hunns book, and all but marineengine.comm list this as a 1962 40hp Evenrude. Just google the number if interested.
  5. Re: Have a Gale outboard motor. Need to know year and hp. Also looking for parts to include rings

    Based on the model number being GG8834A, you have a 1960 Montgemry Wards "Sea King" made by Gale. It is 25 hp. Usually the same year/hp evinrde/johnson parts will work for ign, carb, impellers, but...
  6. Re: Change fuel pump...engine now stalls at low RPM

    Interesting Scott, I've near seen one leak like that. But overall, now your a PRO at replaceing the pump and you have all the tools!:)
  7. Re: Change fuel pump...engine now stalls at low RPM

    Don't beat yourself up too bad Scott, we've all had to pay tuition to learn something! The TBI system uses 5-6 psi as the NA uses 3-4 in most cases. Where was your original pump leaking from? I have...
  8. Thread: Fuel Pump on 454XL

    by KCJ
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    Re: Fuel Pump on 454XL

    Hi Scott, not familiar with your setup, nor what is in your "replacement kit". But with electric fuel pump installations, you wll usually need Locktite Thread Sealer and "O" rings. These might be in...
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    Re: Which Boat to repair

    Its obvious you like the SeaRay best. Check the hulls for blisters, gelcoat problems and dryrot in the transoms and stringers, particularly around the motor mounts! Upholstrey work is expensive (I...
  10. Re: What thruhull for 2000gph? what thuhull for 3700gph bilge pump?

    Mounting the thruhulls as high as possible is great in theory but has some problems in the real world. The higher you mount the thruhull in relation to the pump discharge, the more head (the measured...
  11. Re: What thruhull for 2000gph? what thuhull for 3700gph bilge pump?

    Thruhulls should always be equipped with a seacock for safety and maintenance purposes. Be sure to mount them well above the waterline and reinforce the hull core, then seal, seal, seal! Discharge...
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    Re: switch panel for bilge pumps

    Should work fine as long as none of the pumps exceed the stated amperage for each circuit.
  13. Re: Sea King 40 HP Info Needed Made by Gale Products for Montgomery Ward

    We used a matchbook cover to set the points, a dime to gap the plug, and a dollar bill to clean the points! I don't think the new dollar bills are as abrasive as they use to be, they seem to slip...
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    Re: How much is my Hiawatha worth?

    It's a 1948-49 model made by Gale for Montgomery Ward. Pretty common, worth between $50 to $150 based on condition, book says $75.
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    Re: graffic decal repair

    Thanks for the replys! I found that Toon-Brite this morning just before I saw your message, looks like it is what I am looking for. I have the same concern about dewaxing, but I don't think acetone...
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    Re: graffic decal repair

    Thanks for the reply CHawk. Do you have the name of a specific product?
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    graffic decal repair

    I have a 18' 1985 HydroSport with the stock metallic graffic on the side. The stick-on decal is in great shape except for the fact that the clear surface has been removed. With out this surface I am ...
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    Re: Just wanted to share...

    I like your idea, but how do you plan to get the motor off the lift and on the ground?
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    Re: Fuel Pump Relay Melted

    It was most likely caused by a low voltage issue which caused the pump to draw more amperage which over heated the contract points and welded them together. Corroded relay points, dirty contectors at...
  20. Thread: Shifter problem

    by KCJ
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    Shifter problem

    Hi guys, looking for an opinon. I have a 1996 Sunbird 2000 with a Volvo-Penta 4.3gs and SX Cobra outdrive, which I have run for 3 seasons. Engine is running good, but if I touch the shift/throttle...
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