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  1. Re: Please Help I.D. starter pre 78 stringer drive starter ?

    Ben, post a few good photos of your drive. It will help those who may know identify the drive.
  2. Re: Distributor gear worn in strange manner?

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  3. Re: 1989 Mercruiser 3.0L Retrofit EST Timing?

    If you do not chemically clean the balancer surface before applying the decal, yes!
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    Re: HELP MAYDAY TOTALY GREEN Scallywag !

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    Re: HELP MAYDAY TOTALY GREEN Scallywag !

    It's not uncommon to see where some knuckle-head tossed a mismatched cylinder head onto an engine.


    Pull the valve covers and read the cylinder head casting numbers.
    They should both be the...
  6. Re: Distributor gear worn in strange manner?

    Great point.
    If the distributor housing's lower bushing is heavily worn on the one side, the two gears will want to separate, possibly causing the unusual wear pattern.
    As said, go in with a bore...
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    Re: HELP MAYDAY TOTALY GREEN Scallywag !

    The best we can offer you, would be to take some very good and clear images.
    Then start a new thread with a title like; "Please help me identify my OMC Stringer Drive" or similar.
    Post your...
  8. Re: Distributor gear worn in strange manner?

    That would be the distributor's "driven" gear. And yes, it is showing signs of an unusual wear pattern, as in perhaps excessive resistance.

    You will want to go in with a bore scope and look at...
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    Re: HELP MAYDAY TOTALY GREEN Scallywag !

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    Re: HELP MAYDAY TOTALY GREEN Scallywag !

    Ben, I see two potential scenarios:


    1.... you absolutely love this boat because your dad or grandfather owned one when you were young.
    You are willing to do what ever required to breathe life...
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    Re: Log style riser gaskets

    By chance is this a block-off-plate, and not a gasket?
    Block-off-plates will be absent any seawater transfer ports.
    Gaskets will include the seawater transfer port openings.

    As Mark says, the...
  12. Re: 1989 Mercruiser 3.0L Retrofit EST Timing?

    Smart move! I agree.
  13. Re: 1989 Mercruiser 3.0L Retrofit EST Timing?

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    You are switching ignition systems only, and have not changed any internal engine components, correct?
    If so, your engine will be happy with the same ignition advance curve...
  14. Re: Volvo Penta Float Needle & Seat Cleaning

    Did you mean that these are 5.7 GXiE?
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    Re: DP 570 antifreeze in Bilge

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    Re: 92 omc 4.3 valve adjustment

    Update to my drawing

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    Re: 92 omc 4.3 valve adjustment

    Mark, can you explain the math and how that works out to be at/near .083" after one full turn.
    I must not be doing my math correctly.

    During the static adjustment, consider the valve stem to...
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    Re: 92 omc 4.3 valve adjustment

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    Re: DP 570 antifreeze in Bilge

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    Re: 92 omc 4.3 valve adjustment

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