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    Re: Volvo Penta AQ120 overheating

    You can't do a cooling system test in a closed container of water.... need a flow of COLD water to test...
    After a few mins in your test rig, the engine will start to intake hot water... If you ran...
  2. Re: Chris Craft lancer 350 Q starter problems

    I'll bet that moves along quite nicely with a 350.
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    Re: v drive help

    There is a file size limit on posted pictures... You can use "PAINT" to resize if all else fails.
  4. Re: Chris Craft lancer 350 Q starter problems

    looks like the 19 ft Lancer ???
  5. Re: Volvo DP Cotrim Outdrive stock on Neutral.

    re: "..However, this has zero to do with a not-engaging-into-gear scenario. .."


    I thought it was likely that the OP's statement that it wasn't engaging was due to the boat not moving..
    If the...
  6. Re: Volvo DP Cotrim Outdrive stock on Neutral.

    Before you do that.... With the shift cover off ( per pix of internals, "scratch on cone clutch") and engine off... rotate the props by hand .... see if the sliding sleeve (cone clutch) rotates...
  7. Re: Chris Craft lancer 350 Q starter problems

    The size of uploads is limited on this forum, Resize your pix... I use "PAINT" to do that.
  8. Re: Chrysler LM318 Runs Rough after Restart

    .... and sometimes the floats develop leaks and sink..
  9. Re: Chrysler LM318 Runs Rough after Restart

    Sticky carb float, leaky carb float needle... engine running extra rich ??? Ethanol wreaks havoc with "pre ethanol" neoprene carb needle tips.
  10. Re: Chris Craft lancer 350 Q starter problems

    Most Lancers used the same adapter for a normal flywheel aft install. They did the flywheel FWD install to lower the engine height (and the engine box)... One of the reasons I like this...
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    Re: Water flow issue-350 Mag MerCrusier

    Was the old impeller intact when you removed it? IF not.... find the pieces
  12. Re: Chris Craft lancer 350 Q starter problems

    Lancers with Volvo stern drives use standard rotation engines if they drive the prop from the flywheel end, and usually have block mounted starters. They have reverse rotation engines if they drive...
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    Re: Volvo Penta AQ120 overheating

    As I recall, the hose from the transom to the drive is weird, i.e. not a straight hose, but has molded curves... my guesses...
    1) some one cheaped out and installed a straight hose which kinks is...
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    Re: 2003 4.3 mpi tach and oil pressure

    re" ....(B) Oil pressure gauge works random. Either zero pressure or maxed-out... "

    Almost always indicative of a flaky ground... the bad news is that the bad ground can be internal to the gauge...
  15. Re: Oil and water spewing out of flame arrestor - 305 Merc

    start by checking compression
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    Re: mercrusier 1987 470 voltage regulator issue

    RE: ....to open the positive output of the voltage regulator ..I used a 20 ft long 2 conductor power cord #16 ga. wire ...

    what occured surprised me as the power cord dropped the output by ...
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    Re: v drive help

    If it is 30 wt, you need to drain it out... may have to use a pump thru the dipstick/fill hole
  18. Re: Volvo DP Cotrim Outdrive stock on Neutral.

    Yes, you have a leak. Volvo drives in good shape are both pressure and vacuum tight... there should be NO oil leaks from anywhere. Doubt if oil level in drive, when up, reaches that high anyway (@...
  19. Re: Volvo DP Cotrim Outdrive stock on Neutral.

    Outdrive in up position for long time not a good idea...
    OIL in the bellows ????
  20. Re: Could water ears flood a mercruiser v8 if engine not running ?

    .... not to be picky, but they're called (exhaust) elbows.... some engines have elbows AND risers, so the distinction is not trivial. There are gaskets between the manifold and elbows. There can...
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