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    Re: Repair/Replace Commander 3000

    FYI, I did the replacement with the CH1752P on Friday and it went very well. The key is to read through the install guide a few times to get very familiar with the process and parts.

    Shifting...
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    Re: Backflush 7.4L Merc?

    Thanks again for all the help/tips. After pulling the recirculating pump and backflushing the block and everything else I could, I put it all back together with the new thermostat kit and its...
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    Repair/Replace Commander 3000

    The handle on my original factory Mercruiser Commander 3000 throttle/shift was loose, so I went through the procedure in the manual to tighten it. Pulled the brass screw holding the handle,...
  4. Thread: Test Sig

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    Re: Test Sig

    What am I missing here? Why isn't that picture showing up in my sig?
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    Re: Test Sig

    Testing the signature pic again
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    Re: Test Sig

    Thanks. Still love that boat. Most folks don't believe its 20 years old when they see it.

    Still trying to figure out why that pic doesn't show up in my signature. It just shows the URL.
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    Re: Backflush 7.4L Merc?

    "Chicken test" - gotta love it!

    Always looking for a new toy, so I guess I'll pick up a temp sensor gun tomorrow.
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    Re: Backflush 7.4L Merc?

    No, I didn't even think of that. Should I pick up a temperature sensor, like this one? http://www.amazon.com/HDE-Temperature-Infrared-Thermometer-Laser/dp/B002YE3FS4

    Any idea what a normal...
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    Re: Backflush 7.4L Merc?

    Perfect, thanks Doctur. Looks like the circulating pump pushes water into both sides of the block, and the exits are up through the thermostat housing and the bypass hose. Based on that, I'll do...
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    Test Sig

    Testing signature pic

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    Re: Backflush 7.4L Merc?

    One other question please. I'm going to take the circulating pump off the front of the engine. I'd like to do a backflush of the block just to be sure none of the shrapnel from the impeller vanes...
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    Re: Backflush 7.4L Merc?

    Yep, I would say this impeller should go in the "Shredded Wheat" hall of fame:

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    Rebuilt the seawater pump, then did the backflush. The hose from the output of the pump goes to a...
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    Re: Backflush 7.4L Merc?

    Thanks Gene, that makes perfect sense. I'll know more when I pull them impeller this week.
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    Backflush 7.4L Merc?

    I usually replace the seawater pump impeller on my '94 7.4L Mercruiser every 2-3 years. Its now been 4 years and I kept thinking all spring/summer "Probably should do the impeller thing soon." ...
  15. Re: Remove Alternator on 1994 7.4L Mercruiser

    Bingo! Thank you sir!
  16. Remove Alternator on 1994 7.4L Mercruiser

    I have disconnected the wires and removed the top and bottom bolts. However, it looks like there is a sleeve holding the front of the top of the alternator to the bracket, as highlighted in the...
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