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  1. Thread: Water top #4. ?

    by bondo
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    Re: Water top #4. ?

    Ayuh,..... Do an air pressure test on the coolin' passages, insteada the cylinder,....
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    Re: Marine carpet corner trim?

    Ayuh,...... 1" aluminum angle comes to mind,.....

    Should be available at better metal supply shops,......
  3. Re: 1984 sportcraft with omc 350 stern drive trim problem

    Ayuh,...... Welcome Aboard,..... Bein' an '84, ya got an ole 800 Stringer drive, 'n that's why it was cheap,.....

    That's the Tilt yer workin' on, not trim,......
    It has to be run at full...
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    Re: Do carbureted engines have a steady idle?

    Ayuh,..... My carbed motors have always idle smoothly,...... do alotta that freshwater trollin',......
  5. Thread: Rebuild question

    by bondo
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    Re: Rebuild question

    Ayuh,........ Try here,.....

    A used motor in a rotten boat might be a cheaper option,..... a donor boat,... scrap, or trash what's left,....
  6. Thread: Rebuild question

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    Re: Rebuild question

    Ayuh,...... I think yer gonna have a tough time findin' anybody to put it back together, without some machine work, 'n matchin' new parts,.....

    A shop has to stand behind their work,....
    That's...
  7. Re: VW TDI 3.0 260 - Exhaust outlet temperature gauge

    Ayuh,..... By lookin' at the picture, I'd think that plug covers an exhaust port, not a water port,......

    I like makomark's idea,on the coolin' water pressure gauge,....
    Because a water temp...
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    Re: Las Vegas Fountains Push Rods

    Ayuh,..... That's what's Supposed to happen,.....

    For better help, post yer questions in the Volvo I/O forum, rather than this sub-forum,.....
  9. Thread: v belt squealing

    by bondo
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    Re: v belt squealing

    Ayuh,..... This is why every one of my many toolboxes have a bar of Lava hand soap somewhere in 'em,......

    Not only is it great to wash yer hands,.....
    When carefully rubbed against a spinning...
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    Re: Happy New Year everyone!

    Ayuh,..... Same to you Rick,....... 'n am_dew,....

    If my new plan holds true, I'll be doin' as you suggest,......
    I sold my houses on Lake Ontario, 'n am movin' back home to my...
  11. Re: What are the wires running on top of the fuel tank?

    Ayuh,...... It's no argument that disconnectin' the battery is the safest thing to do, before fixin' anything, on anything with a battery,......

    But,.......
    Of the 3 wires you should be...
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    Re: Necessary parts to replace in the outdrive?

    Ayuh,..... I guess that depends on what yer workin' on,......

    So,....... Whatcha workin' on,....... Atleast the model, 'n year,.... Serial number might also help,.......
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    Re: 3.0 Mercruiser with starting issues

    Ayuh,..... I agree,..... It's moronic to pull the head,......

    Slowly pouring a soda bottle of water down the carb's throat, while maintaining 'bout 1500 rpms will clean the head as well as...
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    Re: New steering cable

    Ayuh,..... It sounds like ya got the wrong cable,.......
  15. Re: Which camshafts to use in 1983 crusader 454xl 350's

    Ayuh,..... Call the Cam Company,........ not their retailer,.......

    All the better cam companies have tech lines you can call, or email,......
  16. Thread: Keeping it cool

    by bondo
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    Re: Keeping it cool

    Ayuh,.... That shouldn't be to tough,.....

    Yer workin' with a motor that was, marine-wise, obsolete by '95,.....

    'n a drive that was obsolete in '86,.....

    Parts for both are either Nla,...
  17. Thread: Keeping it cool

    by bondo
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    Re: Keeping it cool

    Ayuh,..... A fools errand,...... Sell it, 'n put the carb back on it,...... it's a obsolete stringer drive,.....
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    Re: Merc 305 to Volvo 350 swap

    Ayuh,...... Completely Agree,...... Swap the long blocks,......

    Don't even try to swap the bobtail motors,.....
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    Re: Merc 7.4 to Volvo 8.2 SWAP

    Ayuh,...... Don't tryin do a Volvo/ Merc,.....

    Either go full Merc,....
    Or,....
    Full Volvo,....
  20. Thread: Starters

    by bondo
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    Re: Starters

    Nope,..... I've taken one apart,.... Permanent magnet motor, direct drive to the bendix,.....

    I've been usin' nothing but, for 5 or more years now,.....

    Yer photo above(post #4) is gear...
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