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  1. Re: Any ideas what this attachment is clamped on this motor?

    Definitely "EZ-Steer" to connect the 6 hp outboard to the main outboard so that you can steer from the helm while trolling.
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    Re: 1989 mercruiser 5.0 leaking water

    To further what Dieter is saying, there's usually a weep hole directly beneath the drive shaft of the circulating pump. This would be hidden by the pulley when mounted on the engine.

    In addition,...
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    Re: Engine size 84 Ski Supreme

    On the suction side of the raw water pump, if a hose clamp or the strainer lid is at all loose, an air leak will prevent the pump from sucking water.
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    Re: Water level stain on hull

    Is the stain on the gel coat of a hull made of fiberglass? If so, I've been pleased with the results of using Davis "Fiberglass Stain Remover". It comes in plastic jar labelled "FSR". The product...
  5. Re: Risers, Elbows, Gaskets, Studs - recommended sealants, threadlockers, torque?

    I used a rag with either acetone or lacquer thinner to remove the paint on the machined surfaces. I was wearing rubber gloves at the time. I found out that if you rest the casting on your lap while...
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    Re: Quadrajet rebuild or replace #17082403

    First, whatever you do, if you have a true marine Quadrajet, don't get rid of it! There are lots of folks out there selling carbs that are converted from automotive Quadrajets. You can tell if...
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    Re: Hydraulic steering displacement vessel.

    I would suggest you call the folks at SeaStar, the Capilano product line's manufacturer, and ask them. Several years ago, I converted my power boat from Morse mechanical steering to SeaStar...
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    Re: V-12 and 600 ponies.---Mercury outboard.

    Here's an article about these new monster engines: https://panbo.com/mercurys-new-600hp-verado-v12-truly-different-surprisingly-smooth/
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    Re: timing early 350/5.7

    I don't think Crusader was saying, "Do not check the ignition system dynamic advance". When they say "power timing", my take is they are talking about the process some folks do where they adjust the...
  10. Thread: Velvet drive

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    Re: Velvet drive

    Looks like it is a 72C.

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    Re: crusader 350 engines

    You will get a lot more eyeballs on your question if you ask it in the Crusader engine forum. (Click "Forum Home", scroll down the Inboard group of engine companies where you'll find the Crusader...
  12. Re: Wiring Access from Console to Bow on 1993 Bass Tracker Pro V 17

    If you can identify a path for existing wiring, you can push a fish tape through first, use electrical tape to attach your network cable to the last few inches of fish tape, and then pull your cable...
  13. Thread: Electronic advance

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    Re: Electronic advance

    I replaced my old 1977 Crusader 270 distributors with the Delco EST type. I'm assuming you have the OEM version of this. I went through the distributor not advancing with a couple aftermarket...
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    Re: Merc 3.0 Won't Turn Over

    Could be the keyed ignition switch itself not making contact when the key is turned to the engage-starter position?
  15. Re: Help with part identification/ oil sensor? 1989 454xl

    The larger sensor is your oil pressure sender for the gauge(s). There are different senders depending on whether you have single or dual control stations. For a 454XL, a parts list I have shows...
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    Re: 4.3L Mercruiser bogging down issue

    Have you checked the anti-siphon valve to see if it's collecting debris as fuel passes through it? You should find the valve located at the top of the fuel tank, typically it's screwed into an elbow...
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    Re: Crusader Overheating Please help!

    Is the engine always idling when the overheating occurs? If so, I would bet you have an air leak on the suction side of the raw water pump. Try tightening each of the hose clamps on the raw water...
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    Re: 5.0 OMC 4-barrel cuts out under load

    Welcome. A couple things first. You really should have started a new thread specific to your issue. And second, I'm not a mechanic, I'm just another boat owner who prefers to do his own...
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    Re: Sea Star HH5271 fittings

    I believe Sea Star switched from NPT to ORB fittings on their steering pumps within the past 10 years. I replaced my push-pull steering system with a Sea Star hydraulic system in 2016 and there were...
  20. Re: Engine miss and new rattle developed in exhaust manifold

    I think I would run the engine and make note of the advance at some of the various RPM intervals in the manual. Someone here will (probably) be able to tell you if the advance is OK.

    For the...
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