The local mechanic says to NOT remove the plugs on the outside as the part behind them falls in and you cannot get to rethread in. Rather just dump antifeeze into the hose once the impeller is removed.
Also while on the topic of winterizing, I always pull the outdrive to lubricate. Is there anything special to the cobra like shifter position ideal for removing or installing?
Lastly what is the best gear lube to use in the cobra. My marina put in quicksilver synthetic blue stuff.