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    Re: '96 PCM 351 "Coughs"

    Ayuh,..... A cough, or backfire is usually caused by a lean condition,.....

    Water in the fuel,.... crud in the carb,.... old rotten gas are but a few possibilities,....
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    Re: Buying my first boat

    Ayuh,.... Keep looking,..... OMC is not what you want,.....
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    Re: Volvo Penta Stumbles under load.

    Ayuh,...... Sounds like it's runnin' super rich, down low,.... 'n goin' lean up higher, under load,.....

    My guess is, it's a fuel delivery/ carb issue,....
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    Re: Riser elbow, 4.3?

    Ayuh,..... You need the riser blocks, only if the motor sits to low,.....

    I believe the static water level has to be 14" below the exhaust turn inside the risers/ elbows,....
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    Re: Info on 2007 3.0L inboard

    Ayuh,..... I imagine it's just another 3.0l GM like all the other marine builders use, maybe with a different carb or ignition,.....

    I know there's millions of 'em out there,.....
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    Re: v-4 Sea King by OMC

    Ayuh,.... Post this in the Johnson/ Evinrude forum, insteada the I/O forum,....
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    Re: Ow307418 3.0l alfa 1 constant alarm

    Ayuh,.... Unplug it, 'n see if the alarm stops,.....

    Do the same for the temp switch in the t-stat housing, 'n the drive oil bottle,....
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    Re: Epoxy working time installing new transom

    Ayuh,.... Merc specifies 2" to 2, 1/4" transom thickness,.....
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    Re: OMC 190hp Tilt Motor Solenoids

    Ayuh,.... Corrosion, between the battery, 'n the solenoids,.....

    Every connection is suspect, includin' the ground path,.....
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    Re: GM big block engine drain plug size?

    Ayuh,.... The block is 1/4" pipe, 'n the blue plugs are 1/2- 13,.....
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    Re: I think I need to adjust my throttle...

    Ayuh,..... I'd sooner think it's runnin' outa gas,... Bad flow,....

    What killed the old motor,..??
  12. Re: 1998 volvo penta 5.0 gi - RPM reduction mode

    Ayuh,..... Inspect the Contents of the fuel filter, in a clear jug, for anything but clean fresh gasoline,.....
    'n replace the filter,....
  13. Re: 5.0L 4 BBL Rochester Mercruiser hard to start after warm-up

    Ayuh,..... My guess is, the carb needs a rebuild,.....

    If the float bowels are leaking, yer dealing with a flooded motor restart,.... Not unheard of with the Quadra-jet,....
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    Re: 1996 5.7 Mercruiser Compression Test Help

    Ayuh,..... Either yer gauge tends to read high, or there's water/ oil in the cylinders,......

    'bout 150 psi is a brand new motor,.....
    100 psi is rebuild time,.....
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    Re: Loud Whirring Noise at the back of 4.3 Liter

    Ayuh,..... Couplers usually work just fine,.......... til they don't,....

    Pull the drive, 'n see what's goin' on,.....

    If ya can't reach the coupler's grease zerk, by pullin' the drive you...
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    Re: Speedometer pickup in lower unit plugged

    Ayuh,..... As accurate as pitot tube speedos are, I'd forgetaboutit, 'n get a Gps,.....
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    Re: Trim not going all the way down

    Ayuh,.... Or launch it, 'n use prop thrust to push it down,....
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    Re: 1988 Merc 5.0 thunderbolt IV TIMMING

    Ayuh,..... The timin' is set by just pointin' the light at the marks, no jumper needed,.....
    8* Before sounds right,....

    I'm guessin' that you probably didn't get the wires on the right...
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    Re: Speedometer pickup in lower unit plugged

    Ayuh,..... You can try a small drill bit, in yer hand,....
  20. Re: Need help with small leak on outboard lower bolts.

    Ayuh,..... You can try that, but generally speakin', yer seein' signs of a rotten transom,....
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