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    Default 1983 Mercury 50hp 4 cylinder

    Help needed if possible, I have merc 50hp 1983. Bought as none runner due to needing trigger assembly. Engine was already stripped.
    I have installed new trigger.
    But unsure of correct flywheel position to crank boss.
    regarding timing marks on fly wheel.
    Also is there a timing mark pointer on engine to do timing off
    any help be great carvey

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    Default Re: 1983 Mercury 50hp 4 cylinder

    Was the flywheel itself taken apart ?------Was the flywheel removed as one assembly ?

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    Default Re: 1983 Mercury 50hp 4 cylinder

    Find the true tdc using the piston stop method - and work from there.. this is very accurate and u can find your zero mark regardless of fly wheel position..

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