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    Re: Lightweight V6 and V8

    my service manual puts the V4 johnrudes at 340# and the V6 at 370#s.
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    Re: Lightweight V6 and V8

    No ,closest you will get is the 260/280 hp Merc 2.5 V6 and those were around 400#s. Yamaha are a relatively heavy motors nowhere near the weight you want to be. My 3 cylinder 70 hp weighs 250#s a V4...
  3. Re: 1995 Mercury 115hp outboard running rich

    If you are going to do the work yourself buy a FACTORY manual. Then do a compression and spark test and test the stator and all related components.
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    Re: 15 hp 1977 mariner fuel connection

    Hope.you bought one because he only has one left.
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    Re: 15 hp 1977 mariner fuel connection

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/82645M-Mercury-Outboard-Fuel-Tank-Connector-Housing/290382273521?epid=7020110345&hash=item439c21dbf1:g:FeoAAOxy14VRSQ0N&redirect=mobile I found it by looking up your serial #...
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    Re: 15 hp 1977 mariner fuel connection

    Those are both later Mercury fittings Look for a straight up Yamaha fitting. The early smaller Mariner motors were a strictly Yamaha product all mercury did was purchase them from Yamaha to sell. Go...
  7. Re: regulator/rectifier install. 1998 Mercury 20 hp manual start

    Are you sure you have the charging coils on that motor? None of.the.wires in your pic are charging wires.
  8. Re: Gear case Broke on Johnson 175 FICHT 1998

    Go to the SEI marine products website I bet they are competitive and it is a new product.
  9. Re: Possible Intermittent Timing Problem

    Did the screw come loose on t timing tabs? Did the adjustment on the carbs change? Air leak in the manifold? Air leak anywhere?
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    Re: 4 cyl not working together

    That is a 2+2 motor as it idles on cylinders 1 and 2. The other 2 kick in at 1800 rpm as was mentioned above. They accomplish that by not having idle circuits in the bottom 2 carbs. They only allow...
  11. Re: Really weird problems 1982 2 stroke 60hp Evinrude

    If the timer base is sticking then the link and sync is off and the carbs and timing no longer work together. That needs to be cleaned that should move as fast as the throttle moves. The max timing...
  12. Re: Really weird problems 1982 2 stroke 60hp Evinrude

    If the timer base is jumping to catch up that needs to be addressed. It should move smoothly with the throttle until it hits the max timing stop. That carbs should keep moving after the timer hits...
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    Re: 2001 Mercury 115 not holding prime

    First thing is to buy the Correct Mercury Factory Manual. Yes you can do the compression and spark test yourself. Most auto parts shops now have loan a tool and the spark tester is around $10. You...
  14. Re: 2000 Evinrude 225 thrust washer to go with Solas prop

    Call Solas and see if you need their thrust washer.
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    Re: Starting Issues

    Take the starter apart and clean it. You do not want oil on thew pinion it attracts dust and gums them up.
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    Re: 2001 Mercury 115 not holding prime

    Check spark and compression.
  17. Re: 1987 225 johnson tach jumps around at idle

    How much does it jump? Is the new tach set right? My cheap tach will jump 100-150 rpm at an idle just because the way the pulses work.
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    Re: Mercury 60hp 1989 lower unit

    The drive shaft always turns in the same direction so it cannot do what you say, Unless it is stuck in one gear. In forward the prop should ratchet one way and lock in the other. In reverse it locks...
  19. Re: 2003 90 h.p. 2 stroke Model #1090412AD hard starting, smokes

    How long have you owned this motor? Are you sure it is not flooding from fuel? May just be the check valve in the line is bad. If you have to tilt the motor up to start it there is something wrong...
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    Re: sparks per revolution

    Yes, you will be lugging the motor. What boat is this on? Are you positive your tach is correct?
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