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  • #16
    Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

    Originally posted by mmhyson View Post
    how much do shops charge to perform that test
    It would probably take 1-2 hours at $$$/hr
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    I use xxx oil and have never had a problem........
    This post was created with OpenSuSE x64 Linux!

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    • #17
      Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

      i pulled the manifolds and risers they look good enough to not replace. also there was a small tear in the ujoint bellow, i drained the out drive oil and it was clearish green no signs of water. i also pulled the large water hose off the water pump and it was antifreez i put it in my freezer and it did not freez so im pretty confident the block is not cracked. also both exhaust pipes had the flapper in them the one that feel down must have been an old one, i am working on trong to remove it any tipes?
      also do i need to buy the alignment tool to replace the gimbal bearing ? or can i do this with common automotive tools?

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      • #18
        Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

        You need the alignment tool to align the engine coupler with the drive shaft before you re-install the drive.

        Some use a slide hammer to remove the old gimbal bearing.

        This excellent video hosted by iBoats indicates use of a puller (which you could make yourself)

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dj9LLfJEikA
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        • #19
          Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

          awesome thank you. I am having a hard time getting to the pivot housing bolts I am bout to notice the transom housing to get to them. the power steering is making it impossible to turn to get the bolt in any tip on this.

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          • #20
            Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

            the powersteering cylinder shaft was corroted and froze. wacked withh hammer, unfroze, steel wooled shaft and greased works smooth now.

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            • #21
              Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

              ok update. gimbal bearing is installed and about to install new bellows. do I use rtv sealer or just a gasket non drying sealer when installing ujoint bellows?

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              • #22
                Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

                I used bellows adhesive that I bought on Amazon for cheap. Not sure about the RTV, I imagine it would work though.

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                • #23
                  Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

                  Bellows adhesive only! Rtv is not a good sealant for that. It is actually a bit slippery,and the bellow could come off,flooding the boat very quickly. As before,bellows adhesive only?
                  Grub
                  If ya can't fix it with a hammer,ya got yourself an electrical problem.

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                  • #24
                    Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

                    Originally posted by tfitch03 View Post
                    I imagine it would work though.
                    No offense tfitch03, but there is a reason that some of us shouldn't respond to questions like this. People can be miles off shore on a boat that has been repaired using advice that can be causually taken from a forum. Sealing a boat from water intrusion is something to be taken very seriously.

                    Just my 2 cents.
                    1992 Seaswirl 250 SWL-744DPEAMH

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                    • #25
                      Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

                      i will get bellow adhesive thank you. when i but the out drive back on do i need any type of sealant on that gasket the manual didnt say anything about using anything. some said use grease. what do you guys think.

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                      • #26
                        Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

                        Originally posted by sam60 View Post
                        No offense tfitch03, but there is a reason that some of us shouldn't respond to questions like this. People can be miles off shore on a boat that has been repaired using advice that can be causually taken from a forum. Sealing a boat from water intrusion is something to be taken very seriously.

                        Just my 2 cents.
                        good point sam

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                        • #27
                          Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

                          Originally posted by tfitch03 View Post
                          good point sam
                          Agreed,but I've to much silicone used in the wrong places over the years.
                          If ya can't fix it with a hammer,ya got yourself an electrical problem.

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                          • #28
                            Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

                            Some one mentioned the thing in the exhaust bellows.that's an exhaust flap that fell from the upper part of the y pipe.It needs to be there!!
                            Also in the pic of the upper u-joint bellows and exhaust.There is a shiny thing sticking out of the side in the exhaust passaage.
                            That tingy is called a Bellcrank.The BC is the part of shift mechanism. It needs to be taken out and the surfaces cleaned and lubed.
                            It's held in with a 1/4-20 screw.7/16 head.It can be taken out without any adjusting of the shifter.
                            Bellows adhesive ONLY!!!

                            The hole in the side is a casting plug.You won't find it in 99.9% of the parts digrams.So filling it with something and covering it with silicone might work?
                            Some one might have an old one you can get.
                            Maybe an OMC dealer??
                            Get the FACTORY manual.The oil in the drive needs special attention when filling.You don't do it right?? it will cost you an upper unit.
                            Fill out the profile? Location? You might be close to someone who can help.
                            IF YOUR OUTBOARD DOESN"T START WITHING A FEW SECONDS THEN SOMETHING"S WRONG!!!!

                            Other websites are NOT the place to buy parts.They managed to screw up my last 4 orders.
                            NO communication,NO follow through. Incompetent staff.Nuff said!

                            Buy American made Cars and Trucks!!!Towing insurance for a boat,a GREAT thing.

                            If you fix your problem,do the rest of the posters a favor and send in one more post telling who,what, how it was fixed.J

                            88 Bayliner 21CC Twin 85hp Forces.

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                            • #29
                              Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

                              i am all ready to reinstall the out drive back on. should it slide easily back on or am i going to fight with it. it didnt just pull off i had to wiggle the crap out of it. i bought an engine alignment tool but not sure how far it should slide in.

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                              • #30
                                Re: can someone please tell me what goes here? picture inside

                                The tool should bottom out on the gimble bearing.
                                When removed it should have grease marks on the end.They should be in the shape of the splines like on the end of the shaft.
                                The lines should be clear/even and all the way around.
                                If not try moving the gimble around a bit(with the tool) and try again.
                                You clean/lube the bellcrank?
                                Sometimes you need to grease the bellows.
                                Sometimes there is too much grease on the shaft.Under the o-rings the grease builds up and will lock the drive in place.Won't go past the o-rings.
                                I always put the drive in F gear.Then as I try to push it in,I reach down and pull up on the prop(right side).This spins the shaft and it meshes and the u-joints slide in as it turns.
                                Putting a 2x4 or a 4x4 or what ever will bring it up to make the drive level. That will make it easier to go on.
                                You should never need a hammer or a lot of force to install. If it's hard to install then something's WRONG!!!
                                IF YOUR OUTBOARD DOESN"T START WITHING A FEW SECONDS THEN SOMETHING"S WRONG!!!!

                                Other websites are NOT the place to buy parts.They managed to screw up my last 4 orders.
                                NO communication,NO follow through. Incompetent staff.Nuff said!

                                Buy American made Cars and Trucks!!!Towing insurance for a boat,a GREAT thing.

                                If you fix your problem,do the rest of the posters a favor and send in one more post telling who,what, how it was fixed.J

                                88 Bayliner 21CC Twin 85hp Forces.

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