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Forum: General Q & A
05-27-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 581
Posted By Mariah212Z

I believe there is an advantage of a multi weight...

I believe there is an advantage of a multi weight oil (15/40, 15/50) under a dry start (after sitting for a while) and the lower number to quickly lubricate and as the oil heats provides the higher...
Forum: Baja
05-27-2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By Mariah212Z

Drive Trim/Trailer switch function

Can anyone explain how the Trim/Trailer switch should be used in comparison to the Trim UP and Down switch? Will the Trim/Trailer switch only operate at a certain drive height?
Forum: General Q & A
05-27-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Mariah212Z

Bravo One 496 water impeller pump removal

I was trying to plan the replacement impeller job and was determining the removal of the pump and bolt locations and how many? I had to lower my phone down low in the bildge just to get a view of the...
05-24-2022, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Mariah212Z

Mercruiser repair shop

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Austin area
Forum: General Q & A
05-21-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By Mariah212Z

Trailer bunks

So the idea of a rented slip would be a good option.

I always wondered how those boat dealers placed their boats on those stands at the shows?
Forum: General Q & A
05-21-2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By Mariah212Z

Trailer bunks repair

Would like to redo the trailer bunks but wondering how to get the boat off the trailer for a couple of days?

Was thinking maybe I could rent a slip at my local marina for a week or month but not...
05-21-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Mariah212Z

Good Mercury Mercruiser repair shop Texas

Can anyone recommend a good Mercury Mercruiser engine rebuilder and or maintenance shop in the South Texas area?
Thanks
Forum: General Q & A
05-14-2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Mariah212Z

496 Raw water cooling?

The 496 is a closed cooling system ("anti freeze).

What does the raw lake/sea water drawn by the water pump impeller actually cool?

Am I correct to say that the raw water from the lake cools...
Forum: General Q & A
05-13-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,068
Posted By Mariah212Z

Bravo One water impe

Remember, when you back your boat into the lake, your drive is submerged but your water impeller pump on the motor still is above the water level line. When you start the motor , it take a bit of...
Forum: General Q & A
05-13-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,068
Posted By Mariah212Z

Bravo One water impeller

Wait. When a boat is in the water and drive submerged, does the water reach the engine mounted pump? I would think the water in the drive would be lower that the impeller meaning there is suction...
Forum: General Q & A
05-12-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,068
Posted By Mariah212Z

Bravo One water impeller

I know that the Alpha One operates with a water impeller in the outdrive.

Does the Bravo One also have an impeller in the drive in addition to the water impeller pump mounted on the engine? What...
05-10-2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By Mariah212Z

Does Boat insurance cover props?

When a boat is kept in a driveway or the street in front of home, and someone steals the prop will your insurance cover the replacement?

I am always unbolting the prop whenever I come home with...
Forum: General Q & A
05-07-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Mariah212Z

Alternatives to running or flushing 496 on hose "ear muff"?

What setup do you use to running 496 on the hose? I sometimes see folks running the hose into the engine compartment. I imagine you can install a hose attachment before the engine mounted water pump....
04-24-2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,774
Posted By Mariah212Z

Amsoil VS Walmart Mobil One

Amsoil VS Walmart Mobil One?

While at Walmart I ran the numbers for Motor oil and Gear Oil.

2X 15W 50 (5 quart jugs) @$25.00 = $50.00
3X quarts 90w High Performance Mercruiser Gear oil @ 10.47...
Forum: General Q & A
04-23-2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By Mariah212Z

Safety wire?

QUOTI don't understand how any wire would be a safety feature. How would you route the wire?
Forum: General Q & A
04-23-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By Mariah212Z

KN 3002 filter

At the top of the KN filter is a welded on nut that helps in removal. There are two little pass through holes on the removal nut.
​Does anyone know what the reason is for the holes? Is it some...
Forum: General Q & A
04-21-2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By Mariah212Z

496 Oil Filter

What brand Oil filters are you using and what are the part numbers for 496?

I was looking to use the Mobil One M1-302.

My local boat dealer no longer sells the Mercury High Performance filter I...
Forum: General Q & A
04-20-2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Mariah212Z

Bravo One in gear out of the water on hose.?

Is there any problem with turning in gear a Bravo One when running off a hose flush?
Is the fact that there is no water resistance against the prop a potential cause of damage due to spinning it...
Forum: Baja
04-17-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By Mariah212Z

What's the difference with a "BOSS" model?

Heres my recently bought 05 275 BOSS.

What exactly makes it a BOSS? Is it the faring over the windshield?

What additional options did I get?
...
04-16-2022, 03:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By Mariah212Z

Bravo One gear lube?

What viscosity gear lube do you all run 90w or 80/90w?

What non Mercruiser brand Amsoil, Mobil One, etc???
04-14-2022, 08:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,049
Posted By Mariah212Z

Do you tow or dock slip?

How many of you folks tow your rigs to the lake or sea?
How many keep your boat in a marina in water slip or dry storage at lake.

For those that tow, what is your travel time to the water?
...
Forum: Electronics
04-12-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Mariah212Z

Hour meter issue?

Well, my hour meter just went out.
If I replace the hour meter gauge, will the computer module on the 496 Mag hold the hours and just display on the new guage?
Is there more to it than just...
Forum: General Q & A
04-12-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Mariah212Z

Flush attachment

That's actually the one I have! Just wondering if those rectangular cups might be too shallow?
Forum: General Q & A
04-12-2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Mariah212Z

Proper "ear muff" engine flush ?

What type of ear muff hose style do you all use or recommend?

I know that quicksilver has one that supports alpha and Bravo.

Can you use the rectangular dual feed type as well? It seems like...
Forum: General Q & A
04-11-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By Mariah212Z

I notice there are two holes on the front of the...

I notice there are two holes on the front of the lower skeg (forward facing) . Do you need to cover these holes when running on the hose?

Thx
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