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  1. Re: motor stalls in reverse then wont start back up

    Ayuh,..... Welcome Aboard,... Do ya cycle the control lever back to forward, then neutral when ya try to restart,..??
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    Re: mercruiser 454 alignment kicking brain

    Ayuh,.... Usually you can shake the motor over, 'n bolt it down, Without redrillin' any holes,...
  3. Re: 4.3 merc Cracked block, blown head gasket, or manifods? (LONG)

    Ayuh,..... Welcome Aboard,.... To go along with FT's tips,...

    Change out the Impeller in the drive too,....

    That's Always the 1st thing to do in Any overheat situation,...
  4. Thread: 1976 srv 240

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    Re: 1976 srv 240

    Ayuh,.... Welcome Aboard,... For the Motor/ drive, or the whole boat,..??

    For hull wirin' there's generic diagrams in the Electrical forum,....
  5. Thread: Trailer sides

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    Re: Trailer sides

    Ayuh,.... Welcome Aboard,.... I made my own, a short set 1st,...

    The ramps I use are Sooo steep, they were completely Useless,... Sunk,... Outa sight,....
    Boat floatin' right over 'em,.......
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    Re: Starboard side hinge pin wont tighten

    Ayuh,.... I'd suspect the problem is in the bell housin' not the ring, as that's where the threads are,......

    All ya can do is take it apart to See what's bad,...
    Then develop a plan,...
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    Re: no oil to push rods

    Ayuh,...
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    Re: no oil to push rods

    Ayuh,.... The push-rods won't show oil from primin',...
    It's the action of the lifter, that lifts the oil,....
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    Re: sea ray 160 motot mount repair

    Ayuh,..... That's been Standard Operatin' Procedure since the 60s or earlier for All trailer boats,.... ;)
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    Re: Mercruiser hard starting when cold

    Ayuh,.... 'n make Sure the guy Knows the bowls are Leakin',....

    Also check for throttle shaft slop,...
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    Re: no oil to push rods

    Ayuh,.... Did ya Clean out the centers of all the push-rods,..??

    The lifters push the oil up through 'em,...
    'n Ya, it'll probably take longer than that,...

    Primin' the oil system would...
  12. Thread: Frankenmotor?

    by Bondo
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    Re: Frankenmotor?

    Ayuh,.... Looks like a Merc T-Bolt IV module, an old 1 at that,...

    I guess they just used Some of the Volvo accessories,....
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    Re: Where should this washer go

    Ayuh,.... If ya had the Upper off, it looks like 1 of the five washers on the studs holdin' the upper to the gimbal,...
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    Re: hub might be spun

    Ayuh,.... Why not Run it 1st, to see whether ya need it, or Not,...
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    Re: Alge on stainless prop

    Ayuh,.... That's My answer too,.... Run the 'ell out of it,.....
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    Re: iBoaters Get-Together!!!

    Ayuh,.... This is the wrong forum for this conversation ain't it,..??

    Ok,... I'm in there now,...
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    Re: how to remove steering wheel

    Ayuh,.... Never, Ever seen a splined wheel on a boat,... Cars, Yes, Boats, No,....

    On the tapered shaft wheel removal, I run the nut out, Flush with the end of the shaft, sit in the seat with...
  18. Re: Volvo Penta 3.0GL not winterized - need help for a friend

    Ayuh,.... It only takes Once below freezin' to crack the block,...

    Give it a pre-trip inspection, 'n light it up,...

    If the block is cracked, it'll tell ya so, in no time,...
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    Re: Power steering leaking

    Ayuh,.... It Don't,.... It runs from the pump, to the actuator, to the cooler, 'n back to the pump,...
  20. Thread: Shim trailer

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    Re: Shim trailer

    Ayuh,.... So take the u-bolts off, 'n shim it to wherever ya want, 'n put the u-bolts back in,...
    Ya might need new, longer u-bolts to get where ya wanta be,...

    Personally, I think yer gettin'...
  21. Thread: Mercruiser ID

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    Re: Mercruiser ID

    Ayuh,.... Best I can tell, ya got a 1985 Alpha 1,...
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    Re: steering cable identification help?

    Ayuh,.... If it's to corroded to get apart, ya gotta replace it,....

    In the picture above, the nut on the left comes Off, 'n the cable has to be beatin' outa the aluminum tube, to the left,...
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    Re: should flappers be noisy at idle?

    Ayuh,.... Post some pictures of what ya got,....

    That statement is like sayin' ya got a Chevy, Ford, Chrysler,....
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    Re: Tri-Hull sank- complete restore

    Ayuh,.... If yer gonna continue fishin' the Sound, I suggest ya get a Bigger boat,....
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    Re: 96 merc. 5.7 oil in water. no spark

    Ayuh,.... Welcome Aboard,.... Got the serial numbers of the dead motor,..??

    With it, We'll know what ya got for ignition, 'n which way to go 'bout fixin' it,...
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    Re: aq 110 and 100 leg..are they obsolete?

    Ayuh,.... Welcome Aboard,.... 'bout Anybody's driveline from 1966 is gonna be tough to find any parts for,....
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    Re: Some Milky Oil from the Outdrive . . .

    Ayuh,.... Nice toy,.... ;)
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    Re: outdrive gear count

    Ayuh,... They're All listed up in Don'S Adults Only section at the top of the forum,...
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    Re: Power steering leaking

    Ayuh,.... Take it Off, 'n look it over,... Either You can fix it or not,... If not, replace it,...
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    Re: trailer design for Trophy 1703

    Ayuh,.... Here in the US, Roller boat wagons are Super Adjustable,....

    You can take 'bout any name brand roller wagon that's long enough for yer hull, 'n adjust it to fit,...
    Nothin' Custom...
  31. Re: Alpha one gen 1 shift cable brass bolt thread

    Ayuh,.... It's the diameter of 1/4" Pipe,...
    'n of course the 18 is threads per inch,...
  32. Re: Alpha one gen 1 shift cable brass bolt thread

    Ayuh,... Don't feel bad, they're pretty darn rare 'round here too,....

    Not common at All,..
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    Re: Mercruiser I/O and the Alpha Gen II

    Ayuh,.... With a Big barge like that, if You can control yer right-hand, it'll last Quite awhile,...
  34. Thread: Advice

    by Bondo
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    Re: Advice

    Ayuh,.... Welcome Aboard,... SBFord parts are easier to find than BBFord parts,...
    But,....
    Ford hasn't been in the Marine market for nearly 20 years now, 'n weren't all that popular when they...
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    Re: Jeep taillight issues

    Ayuh,.... Sounds like a Bad ground,....
  36. Thread: trim

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    Re: trim

    Ayuh,.... Welcome Aboard,... Which Volvo drive ya got,..??
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    Re: how to remove steering wheel

    Ayuh,.... Welcome Aboard,.... Are ya sayin' the big nut in the center of the wheel, won't loosen,..??

    If so, look on the back of the steerin' gear, for a bolt head, in-line with the big...
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    Re: 1976 marquis 16ft boat locked up

    Ayuh,.... Welcome Aboard,.... It's Not the same 2.5l motor GM put in cars, 'n trucks from the '70s, through the '00s,...

    That is the Iron Duke, the GM corporate, Pontiac 2.5l,.... a Very...
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    Re: should flappers be noisy at idle?

    Ayuh,.... Welcome Aboard,.... Generally speakin', that means it's been run without water flow, 'n the rubber liners of the shutters have burnt off,...

    Rattlin' shutters are better than no...
  40. Thread: Identifying hull

    by Bondo
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    Re: Identifying hull

    Ayuh,.... Ya gotta talk to yer local licensing authority to see what They say,...

    Here, it would be the NYS DMV,...
    Other states it's the Fish, 'n Wildlife Depts,...
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    Re: power steering fluid question

    Ayuh,.... That's what it is,.... thin hydraulic oil,....
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    Re: Surge brakes pin location on trailer

    Ayuh,... It don't take a pin to work,... It takes a pin to lock out the brakes so you can back up,...

    Is there any fluid in it,..??
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    Re: 160 hp mercruiser overheating mistery

    Ayuh,.... Then pull the Riser 'n see how plugged up it is,....

    Water has to be able to get Out, as well as pumped In,...
  44. Re: '75 Evinrude 115 Prop Recommendations...Porpoising

    Ayuh,.... Check the bottom of the hull for straightness,...

    The last 4' to 6' should be Straight,...

    Sounds like you've got a Rocker situation goin' on,...
  45. Re: please teach me about closed cooling systems

    Ayuh,.... There's Problems convertin' motors that have a history of saltwater use,...
    Salt, 'n antifreeze create a gue that plugs up everything,...

    Ya oughta wait til when yer replacin' the...
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    Re: Starter/solenoid issues

    Ayuh,.... Have ya Cleaned to shiny metal Clean, ALL the connections from the battery to the solenoids, to the starter,..??

    If not, start there,....
    Then slather 'em with Grease to keep 'em...
  47. Thread: rough idle

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    Re: rough idle

    Ayuh,.... Welcome Aboard,.... What's the Spec's on the cam,....

    Odds are it's gonna be The problem,....

    Yer computer ain't gonna know how to adapt,..
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    Re: Gimbal Bearing/ U-joint question

    Ayuh,.... Every year, to grease the u-joints, 'n to look for problems before they turn into Major problems,....
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    Re: scoring/grinding sound while in gear

    Ayuh,.... Welcome Aboard,.... Is there any oil in the drive,..??

    The gimbal bearin' turns with the motor, in gear or out, don't matter,...
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    Re: Center Pontoon transom welder

    Ayuh,.... Welcome Aboard,.... Is this a Repair, or a Refit to another drive,..??
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