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Forum: General Q & A
08-29-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By mrv8outboard

Go to CDI Electronics web site and download there...

Go to CDI Electronics web site and download there troubleshooting guild. You will need a peak reading voltmeter or adapter to test outputs.
Forum: Banana Boat
08-29-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By mrv8outboard

The low profile windscreen was just smoked lexan....

The low profile windscreen was just smoked lexan. What happend to your original cockpit floor hatch and console? These are fairly easy to fabricate.
Forum: General Q & A
08-29-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By mrv8outboard

Do you have any pictures? Is it hose or tubing? I...

Do you have any pictures? Is it hose or tubing? I do not think compression fittings are USCG approved. Could it be JIC? You can also use a fuel shut off valve. It sounds like a rubber type hose with...
Forum: General Q & A
05-27-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By mrv8outboard

Well there should be a dipstick in the dipstick...

Well there should be a dipstick in the dipstick tub. You can use a good quality 10w-40 or straight 30w if the ambient temp is warm all the time. The engine is actually a Suzuki. Try looking at Browns...
02-01-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By mrv8outboard

Ficht engines do not use a VRO pump. The oil...

Ficht engines do not use a VRO pump. The oil system is stand alone. The thing (like with everything else) is maintenance is everything. Fuel and oil quality. Spark plugs and there indexing....
10-28-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,277
Posted By mrv8outboard

I would not put that back in any boat. The time...

I would not put that back in any boat. The time and effort just to have to do it again in the near future. Just be safe and replace the tank.
Forum: General Q & A
08-06-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By mrv8outboard

The other thing is that the hydrocarbons build up...

The other thing is that the hydrocarbons build up and the oil goes acidic not base causing acid etching of the bearings.
07-10-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,252
Posted By mrv8outboard

One (of many) explanation for the valve issue is...

One (of many) explanation for the valve issue is detonation. It super heats the combustion temperature and the does what is called "tulip". The valve head starts to cup like a tulip, now it is longer...
07-10-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,252
Posted By mrv8outboard

Unfortunately the right path is neither easy or...

Unfortunately the right path is neither easy or cheap. Spend the money put in the time. Why? Junk breeds Junk.
07-09-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,252
Posted By mrv8outboard

You do not have an electrical issue. When power...

You do not have an electrical issue. When power is interrupted to the coil it will discharge the stored energy. I would first deal with a new starter and make sure your engine survived. Once you have...
07-08-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,252
Posted By mrv8outboard

Pull the drive off. You said the gimbal bearing...

Pull the drive off. You said the gimbal bearing had to be replaced due to a bad bellows, well the upper input shaft bearing most likely were damaged by the water just like the gimbal bearing. This...
06-25-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By mrv8outboard

Well of the cuff the most likely issue is fuel....

Well of the cuff the most likely issue is fuel. You have a restriction,air leak or lift pump failure. If it has two switch boxes it my be the high speed winding's in the stator. With more details...
Forum: Scarab
06-15-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By mrv8outboard

We would need the specific information about your...

We would need the specific information about your engine and drive system.
Forum: General Q & A
06-09-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By mrv8outboard

You could also be running it out of fuel. What is...

You could also be running it out of fuel. What is your set up?
06-06-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By mrv8outboard

Who's and what tachs do you have? Do you have a...

Who's and what tachs do you have? Do you have a single stop switch lanyard or two? The tach signal comes from the charging system via the grey lead. Did you do anything recently to the electrical...
Forum: Northeast US
05-30-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By mrv8outboard

Welcome. Enjoy your boat and this forum.

Welcome. Enjoy your boat and this forum.
04-19-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By mrv8outboard

OMC 1977 outdrive? Electric shift? If it is and...

OMC 1977 outdrive? Electric shift? If it is and was originally a V8 drive it will have the eight set screw spring hub rather than the standard four set screw hub. I did run a 351W with a four barrel...
Forum: Prop Talk
10-26-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By mrv8outboard

That prop will need the proper thrust washer (not...

That prop will need the proper thrust washer (not OEM OMC) and the first inch or so bored out to accommodate the wider propshaft at the thrust washer end. The OMC shaft tapers out larger. My Mazco's...
Forum: General Q & A
10-18-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By mrv8outboard

Okay, so I have never had a chronic overheat...

Okay, so I have never had a chronic overheat issue with them, or any OMC looper for that matter. There are a few things that can effect them and cause overheating. Under normal operation...
Forum: Banana Boat
08-11-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,837
Posted By mrv8outboard

I was 72 MPH single 300 V8 outboard.

I was 72 MPH single 300 V8 outboard.
Forum: General Q & A
07-20-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,869
Posted By mrv8outboard

The lack of fuel to the engine is a likely cause....

The lack of fuel to the engine is a likely cause. Use a Tee and a vacuum gauge to test. Also place a section of clear line and look for air bubbles (air leak). This test is done under load at WOT....
07-07-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By mrv8outboard

Did you use bellows cement? Pictures of the...

Did you use bellows cement? Pictures of the damage? I think there is someone who makes a temporary repair kit.
Forum: General Q & A
05-30-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By mrv8outboard

Did the engine shut down on it's own? Did you...

Did the engine shut down on it's own? Did you shut it off and it will not crank? If you shut it off and when you went to restart it would not crank but heard just a click from the relay, just hold...
05-22-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By mrv8outboard

Safety, steering and water pressure. The only way...

Safety, steering and water pressure. The only way to know it to test. You need to maintain control at all aspects of operation. As the engine height increases the amount of usable trim decreases....
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