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Old 06-17-2005, 11:52 AM
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pulled both drives after 100 hours........u-joints all about had it..............have you sterndrive guys been checking yours.............m.m........p.s........driveshaft needed 2 u-bolts.........maintainance.......can save you a boat load of money............mark.............p.s.........the boat is all ready.........m.m......
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joints.....good....
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Old 06-17-2005, 12:43 PM
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Mercruiser recomends pulling the drives to check alignment and grease the u joints every 50 hours.... At least on us ''Bravo Butts''.
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A new study showed that more joints are smoked in Boston then any place in the country...... May explain something, WHAT I have no idea..... Obvioulsy they did not check in Maine!!!
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the 41 is ready to go Jerry Stark and mark got it ready! flying to Chicago tomorrow, See you on Lake Michigan!!
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Originally Posted by Audiofn
A new study showed that more joints are smoked in Boston then any place in the country...... May explain something, WHAT I have no idea..... Obvioulsy they did not check in Maine!!!
that u-joints!!!!!!!!!!!!!!mark.............
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Originally Posted by Audiofn
A new study showed that more joints are smoked in Boston then any place in the country...... May explain something, WHAT I have no idea..... Obvioulsy they did not check in Maine!!!
It does`nt matter where you are. If they are`nt greased regularly, they will all go up in smoke......
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Does KY Jelly count as grease??
This old man needs to know??
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Originally Posted by gdfatha
Does KY Jelly count as grease??
This old man needs to know??
Only if it has a ''Mercruiser'' part number.
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