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    Re: New Mercury 2017 9.9 pro kicker ?s

    bad news incomplete engine missing electrical piece that plugs into the white square terminator.

    there is a large round wire harness the extension plugs into round opposite end is the white square...
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    Re: New Mercury 2017 9.9 pro kicker ?s

    9.9 pro kicker
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    Re: New Mercury 2017 9.9 pro kicker ?s

    I bought the merc. fuel fitting it doe's appear a tad different compared to the evinrude.

    still waiting on merc advice on longer gear shift cable. the engine will come w/ a steering cable...
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    Re: Couple ?s on 8HP kicker engines

    I decided to get a 2017 mercury 9.9 none tiller it has a small binecal trim ignition 25" shaft.

    so I'm looking into garlic type mounts for star side. still could build the final stage of my...
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    New Mercury 2017 9.9 pro kicker ?s

    New Mercury 2017 9.9 pro kicker ?s so far I have very limited knowledge of the merc.

    this will be the first kicker I've mounted.

    Iím purchasing a new to me kicker a merc. None tiller. Control...
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    Re: Couple ?s on 8HP kicker engines

    late 80ies is as about as old as I'd like for a engine. here's image of tuffboats roll cage
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    Re: Couple ?s on 8HP kicker engines

    I like the Honda engines and have found out the 8HP weights the
    same 105LBs as the 9.9HP.

    yes I have read about the compression release on the 4strokes on a percentage how much easier pulling on...
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    must transducer be on starboard side?

    must transducer be on starboard side?
    dragonfly pro5/ 22'pocket cruiser 70" beam
    I have one main 175hp engine w/ a standard right hand propeller the transducer is mounted on the starboard side just...
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    Couple ?s on 8HP kicker engines

    Couple ?s on 8HP kicker engines

    1.Do manual start kicker engines have alternators?

    2.I believe the manual start engines donít have alternators but do have magnetos so there isnít any option...
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    Re: Tires wearing bad

    dam I had to cut 1/4" off the rear axle for the new spindel install if you look closely the shorter axle can be sean.

    edit: only one side is a 1/4" shorther. I'll keep a close on on tire wear.
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    Re: Tires wearing bad

    hopefully it's OK to bump old thread.

    my question if the rear axle is 1/4" shorther than the front (but still rolls balanced) will cause abnormal tire wear?TB
  12. Re: eleavate the back of hull to lower the front?

    image of welded brace.

    took tad over one hour for the brace, then progressed my floatation pod project.

    I will order eight 3 1/2" 3/8 stainless steel bolts so underneath brace is supported...
  13. Re: eleavate the back of hull to lower the front?

    Update: I had the cross brace welded along w/ a stress crack in frame that was created when the rear brace cracked.

    On the way home I stopped at a trailer service shop mainly catering to semie...
  14. eleavate the back of hull to lower the front?

    I believe all of my vessel's weight rests on the rear axle. there is a 1/2" gap at front of bunks. this unloaded front leaf spring suspension created a huge vibration of the front part of I-beams...
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    Re: After market engines trim switch?

    I tell people (none boaters) that if kindof favorable none south winds (less than 10Kts.) I can go to the Gulf for a week however mite be able to go offshore 2 or 3 times during this week, it's a...
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    Re: After market engines trim switch?

    dam I thought I did something and save a couple bucks o'well. hopefully it will last a few seasons.

    I usually always wear rubber soled sneakers but I'll beware of the shock hazard thanks for heads...
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    Re: After market engines trim switch?

    mounted new switch sidways is the best I could do to keep wire hole covered. will test after I reinstall 12V battery.

    what should I seal mount plate w/?
    Thanks TB
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    Re: After market engines trim switch?

    I was able to unscrew the original switch. (I believe the boat mechanic ruined this switch).

    new switch won't fit the original switches location, will fab a bracket & mount sideways. the supplied...
  19. Re: Building live well that drains overboard and bubbles at sleeptime

    here getting close to pumping water.
    need to ream the aft lid to facilitate raw water pickup up to bucket.

    discharge tube is a tad larger than 5/8" hopefully will drain more than pump in will...
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    Re: After market engines trim switch?

    I attemped to install the new trim switch need to remove the orginale first.

    there is what appears to be a plastic nut holding the OEM switch on the middle cowling is this a nut to loosen to...
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