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Old 10-07-2017, 09:38 AM
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While the engines were out for maintenance I am replacing the indicator cables to the outdrives. What is the sealant used under the covers where the cables go thru the stern? Its black if that helps. Thanks
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Old 10-10-2017, 03:04 PM
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Its probably just marine grade black silicone sealant.
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Old 10-11-2017, 02:15 AM
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Indicator cables? The wires going thru transom assy? They also are in a rubber grommet. I would look into getting a new one of those. It is barely above the waterline. Also, you need wire that can handle that environment. It looks like a cord off a lamp, but it is not...
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Indicator cables? The wires going thru transom assy? They also are in a rubber grommet. I would look into getting a new one of those. It is barely above the waterline. Also, you need wire that can handle that environment. It looks like a cord off a lamp, but it is not...
He's talking about mechanical trim indicator cables with the clam shell cover.
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Old 10-12-2017, 01:35 PM
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Then they are well above waterline and whichever permanent sillycone closest matches the hull color.
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