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    Re: 69 9.5hp johnson shaft stuck in powerhead

    Might wanna check this post, if you haven't already.
    http://www.marineengine.com/boat-forum/showthread.php?468991-9-5-hp-johnson-water-tube-reinstall
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    Re: 9.5 hp johnson water tube reinstall.

    Yes it is not a fun job to take outer housing off. Take some pictures and note the order that things must be done. Be sure to replace lower crank seal while it is apart.....why? They are made of...
  3. Re: CLassic 50 Tiller steer throttle cable stuck

    Welcome. This stainless clip swings up and the linkage comes off.
  4. Re: Oil leak on brand new 300HP Verado - dissapointed is an understatement

    Ha, Jeff....you said it. Is the oil actually "leaking", or is it residual from the exhaust.....floating on top of the water. How could an "upper crank seal" cause oil to leak out the...
  5. Re: 5hp Johnson CD-12: too much for my canoe?

    Welcome to the forum. That old 5 is perfect for the job. Heed Brian's advice and load the canoe as you want, keeping adequate bow weight. I sell these little 5's at around $300 in perfect running...
  6. Thread: VRO Pump

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    Re: VRO Pump

    Agree with Chris. VRO's, when properly, maintained and operated, are very superior to premixing. Why? They give your motor more oil when is working hard and needs more lubrication, and less oil when...
  7. Thread: VRO Pump

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    Re: VRO Pump

    I might also add my 2 cents........never, ever use ethanol in your seasonal equipment. Over half of my repairs are ethanol related. VRO's are commonly destroyed by using ethanol. New designs of VRO's...
  8. Re: What are the consequences of putting a 40 hp on my 14' valco?

    In all my years with small fishing boats and outboards pushing the rating, only been checked once for motor size. He just gave me a warning. Only 5 horsepower over on an 18' Alumarine. Rated for 50...
  9. Thread: No spark

    by timguy
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    Re: No spark

    Welcome. Been in Mt Vernon. Nice spot. If your going to get things right, you should check compression and also make sure water pump impeller is in water when cranking. Might want to change that...
  10. Thread: Carb cleaner

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    Re: Carb cleaner

    Hi, Phil....can you get this stuff....it really kicks butt.
  11. Re: HELP Mercury 2013 100hp EFI very hard to start.

    Did they tell you what the fuel pressure test showed? How many psi or pascals? Did they test with the initial starting attempt, and not after it had been running?
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    Re: Ignition diagnosis

    CDI electronics have often supplied replacement components with parameters well outside OEM units.....but they work just fine. You can see the difference in many of the tables included in their...
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    Re: Gear linkage on 1962 5.5hp

    Try a fresh mix of 100 percent acetone and auto trany fluid @ 50/50. Use carefully as it can damage paint. Mix only a small amount at a time. Synthetic atf doesn't work as well as oil based atf....
  14. Re: What are the consequences of putting a 40 hp on my 14' valco?

    Think it's 25 max. Gonna be too much power and as Phil said....could lead to troubles. If you ever have a claim, they may not cover you. I have twin 25's on my 16' but no one else operates it but me....
  15. Thread: reverse problem

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    Re: reverse problem

    Welcome. If you disconnect the shift cable at the starboard side there, inside the motor cowling, can you then shift it okay directly at the linkage? Turn prop slowly with your foot to help shift...
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    Re: 1990 evinerude 8 hp hard starting

    Is the choke closing ALL THE WAY?
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    Re: 1984 Johnson 9.9

    You got it. I didn't get home in time. I really don't like this safety system. It's hard on fingers when that little plastic "T" handle suddenly comes to a stop. Sometimes they barely allow enough...
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    Re: 1984 Johnson 9.9

    Sorry.....didn't have time to run up to shop to snap a picture. Back in town again. Wife and son allergy shots. I have a 9.9 right up in front too. I'll see what I can find in my photo album here on...
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    Re: 1984 Johnson 9.9

    There is a picture when I get home....but otherwise can't help you for about an hour. One thing I will remind you, however, is that many people go to the trouble of cleaning the carburetor the fuel...
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    Re: torque specs 91 25hp

    Welcome Matt. Go 18 to 20 foot pounds, no gasket dressing. Clean threads with wire brush, torque in gradual steps from center bolts and rotating out to end bolts. LIGHTLY anti-seize threads to...
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