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  1. Re: engine stalls when steering wheel is fully turned to either side

    I don't understand why a member would be threatened by high post counts. The comment is completely uncalled for!



    I too would like to know that since it appears to be the full stop locations...
  2. Re: engine stalls when steering wheel is fully turned to either side

    As you know, the steering cable operates the slave valve, which in turn allows hydraulic pressure to operate the cylinder in either direction.
    When the hydraulic cylinder reaches it's end of travel...
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    Re: testing post

    Which browser are you using?
    Are you using a PC or Apple product?


    By the way, the very last forum offers an area for testing..... perhaps give it a try in that area!
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    Re: 4.5L 200hp winterizing

    Add anti-freeze to your Raw Water Cooled engine if it gives you that "feel good" feeling.
    Note that Anti-freeze may become diluted by any residual seawater.
    If you drain it again afterwards, you...
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    Re: VP XDP woes

    A simple formula to help cope with the idea of boat ownership:

    First understand that boats are NEVER investments.... they are always Expenses, much like snow skiing, white water rafting,...
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    Re: 7.4L - 5.7L Swap questions

    In reference to post #34.
    In the 5+ days since the last post to this thread, I have yet to see (in any thread) where a newcomer has interpreted post counts as though they infer that high post...
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    Re: 4.5L 200hp winterizing

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    Re: 4.5L 200hp winterizing

    Jeff, I think that people tend to make more out of this than need be.
    Here's my take on this:

    Keep in mind that during the boating season, no anti-freeze is in the raw water cooling system.......
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    Re: VP XDP woes

    Other than this being the XDP, going from V/P to Merc would be a step backwards.
    If you were to do this, you would not need an adapter plate.


    Here is Volvo Penta's offer: ...
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    Re: 4.5L 200hp winterizing

    If equipped, use caution with the single point drain systems. These do not allow us to probe the openings as to clear any rust scale from the ports.

    Understand that just plain ole Air will not...
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    Re: 8.1 - finding TDC

    Correct!
    As long as the piston is very near the top of the compression stroke, and as long as both intake and exhaust valves are closed, you can perform the cylinder leak-down test.
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    Re: 8.1 - finding TDC

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    Re: Running AQ130

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    Re: AQ170 repower?

    OK....... respectfully, allow me to rephrase that:

    "we can never ultimately prop ourselves out of an incorrect drive reduction!"

    From an engineer's perspective:
    The hull determines the...
  15. Re: OMC Cobra 5.0 Only runs with Starter engaged

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    Re: AQ170 repower?

    The engine's flywheel cover (bell housing in the Auto world) is what will mate up to the transom shield.
    You can use the V8 flywheel cover on the 4.3L engine.







    For a single engine...
  17. Re: Mercruiser Sterndrive wont catch forward or reverse

    Good call, Bob!
    However....... what are the chances of this occurring to both shift cables?


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  18. Re: Mercruiser Sterndrive wont catch forward or reverse

    If the shift cable has been disconnected from the throttle/shift unit, and if it works by operating the cable by hand ........ I believe that you have just described the problem.




    It sounds...
  19. Re: 1987 Mercruiser 2.5 help! (Long post)

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