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Old 07-26-2002, 10:02 PM
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Default It's together!! It runs!! It shifts!!! It doesn't leak!!!

the only thing that went right on this whole project was that when I got everything back together, the motor started right up, and the new shift cable was actually set right without me messing with it one bit!!!!!! In forward gear, out of gear, in reverse gear. No fuss, no muss.

BUT, the trim button on my throttle no longer works. I played with the limiter on the drive, even swapped it out for the one on my old assembly (the button worked last week before removing the broken assembly). For the weekend (because I HAVE to go boating after the week I had!!!!) I will just use the trailer button on the dash to trim up.

Oh, and no slop in the steering now. Gonna be nice to be able to steer a straight line again.

Here's hoping nothing leaks with the boat IN the water.
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Old 07-26-2002, 10:12 PM
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great news, mike glad it worked out
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Old 07-26-2002, 10:26 PM
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When you gonna be able to get down here again Scott?? We have a poker run for work on August 7. You're welcome to ride with me. That's a wednesday night by the way.

Or any other time for that matter.
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Great job Mike. Have a great weekend on the water!!
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Mike I know I bust your balls but I am glad you hear you are back on the water again Hey how did you tighten the steering by the way? Have a blast this weekend!!! I will be thinking about you as I sand the **** out of my boat. I hope to about finish up this weekend, as I got a LOT done this evening

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Mike, glad to hear it all came together. BTW, how do you trim down with the trailer switch? Mine only raises the drive. The button on the throttle is the only way I can lower mine. Oh well, it is always somethin'. You'll get it figured out, I'm sure. Don't know if I'll be out this weekend. The weather is not lookin' too good. If I do decide to go I'll give you a call when I get there. Grand Haven, of course.

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Mac-I believe the trim limit switch only controls the up circuit, so the trailer can bypass it and the regular down switch still works. Besides, who ever trims down? Now mike, be quick and winterize it before something else breaks!
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Hey Mike just a thought. Did you miss hooking up power to that? Is it pulling its power off the engine some were? May be worth a quick look today now that you have had some time away from it. Good luck man!!!

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great to hear it mike, did't want to weld it huh, i'm still looking for parts, looks like i'm ordering new,oouch.
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