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Old 05-04-2007, 08:46 PM
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I also posted this in the drive section but i think it will be see faster here.

I just noticed that after a short run today i had a very thin layer of light blue foam in my drive resevoir bottle. Is this normal? I have never noticed before and i just added a drive shower so i thought it could be possible that i am getting water in the drive. Is this the first sign of a leak?
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its probably some roach juice,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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just kiding, not sure of what it could be. blue sounds odd, unless maybe its contaminated. what kinda oil?
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just kiding, not sure of what it could be. blue sounds odd, unless maybe its contaminated. what kinda oil?
merc hi perf drive oil
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maybe green
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Maybe. Could it be that it is just foaming up from getting sloshed around. I really have not payed attention to it untill now since i added a shower and want to make sure it is not leaking.

If if i loosen the drain plug and let alittle oil out to see if it has been contaminated with water do i need to pump more in if there is no water or will the resevoir bottle take care of that?
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sorry i just checked it the quick silver high perf gear lube and it looks more blue than green to me.
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its normally like a blueish green
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happened to a friend of mine and it turned out to be the bottle being shaken on the engine. switched to bottle on transom and it help, not to say solved the problem.
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happened to a friend of mine and it turned out to be the bottle being shaken on the engine. switched to bottle on transom and it help, not to say solved the problem.
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the bottle is mounted on the transom. I may just be overly cautious since i am making the run in the morning and don't want to take the chance of ruining the weekend if i can help it.
I will keep a good eye on it before io hit the stick hard
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