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    Re: New 3.0 in older boat

    I agree with 100% of this..... EVERYONE gets to have an opinion, and its GOOD that someone who knows will speak up to correct mis-infomation, mis-understanding or just to inform of another way of...
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    Re: New 3.0 in older boat

    Im off topic and probably wrong in my assumption, but this seems like it was written by an angry man who feels his opinion is the ONLY one that matters and has little tolerance for anyone elses.......
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    Re: New 3.0 in older boat

    if the plug on the side of the manifold does not work, there should be a 1/4" pipe plug on the base plate of the carb, facing the valve cover... this can be removed with an allen wrench and a barb...
  4. Re: older 4 cylinder mercruiser Identification?

    correct... I use the MSD tape.
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    I indexed the balanced using timing tape, and played with it some more and found it runs smoothest at 10BTDC base timing, which is 32BTDC maximum..... we are taking it to the water today for its...
  6. Re: older 4 cylinder mercruiser Identification?

    after running the engine on the muffs with the cam gear advanced 1 tooth from the index marks, the engine will now idle down to 550 and will run with the distributer at 6 BTDC base timing. the total...
  7. Re: older 4 cylinder mercruiser Identification?

    I did find the torque curve for the 181cid in the industrial engine manual....and a lot more information about it.
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  8. Re: older 4 cylinder mercruiser Identification?

    what im having trouble with now is finding a manual or timing specs for a carbed 181ci with a conventional distributor.... does anyone have a lead on this information?
  9. Re: older 4 cylinder mercruiser Identification?

    the engine code I have listed is correct, and if it decodes as a 181 and not the 153, this would explain a couple things ive wondered about.... and way helpful in getting it set up to spec.

    the...
  10. Re: older 4 cylinder mercruiser Identification?

    at TDC (checked by piston stop), and with the crank keyway is at 12:o'clock as it should be, the gears mesh like this... it looks as if the crank gear dot should be advanced 1 tooth, so that the dot...
  11. Re: older 4 cylinder mercruiser Identification?

    that balancer is what mine looks like.... I have also read that the 153 (2.5) does not have a harmonic balancer, but it seems this may be incorrect.... which is one of the reasons I was looking to...
  12. Re: older 4 cylinder mercruiser Identification?

    I just downloaded Manual #1... its a big manual with lots of sections. do you happen to know/remember what page talks about the timing, fuel octane and the different model distributor?
  13. Re: older 4 cylinder mercruiser Identification?

    the base timing is what Im looking for at this time....

    the flyweights are in good condition and working as they should...

    what I have found so far after getting the front cover off, is the...
  14. Re: older 4 cylinder mercruiser Identification?

    Yes, I do believe its a 153ci, but what I have read there is a serial number break about the time this engine would have been built, which has a different initial advance setting.
    I was hoping...
  15. older 4 cylinder mercruiser Identification?

    I have a 1969 boat with a 4cyl 120 engine (original) in it... it is a chevy engine with an iron block and head.
    im looking to identify what it is exactly. the engine serial number is 1M08158RS.
    ...
  16. MC-1 single solenoid trim motor... how to troubleshoot?

    this model has the 3 button switch on the dash.
    I have never had a problem troubleshooting a 2 solenoid system with the single trim tilt switch, but I have no idea how the single solenoid system...
  17. Re: help Identify upper unit gear set, Mercruiser MC-1 (Early)

    even though the old 8spline gears are no longer available, does anyone have the original part number for them?... it would sure help me search for a set.

    I have just finished doing a full...
  18. Re: help Identify upper unit gear set, Mercruiser MC-1 (Early)

    I will be there.... the price is VERY right! thanks...
  19. Re: help Identify upper unit gear set, Mercruiser MC-1 (Early)

    here is a photo of the gears... I need the gear-set that has a driven gear that is the style of the one on the left.... the gear on the right is for a little later model drive...

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  20. help Identify upper unit gear set, Mercruiser MC-1 (Early)

    I have a sterndrive unit with bad upper gears... the serial number on the tag is not legible and I dont know any other way to identify what unit it is, but it is one of the models before the alpha...
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