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1978 reinell 5.7 merc alpha one


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05-12-07, 02:38 PM   #1  
1978 reinell 5.7 merc alpha one

im hoping that i can get some advice about my outdrive. is it possible that the outdrive can sieze up the motor i just bought the boat and noticed the main billow was ripped in half can that make the bearings freez up?

 
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05-14-07, 07:27 AM   #2  
Yes to all. Very common problem particularly in salt water use. Go to my website , tampaboatreoair.com and under tips see outdrive service

 
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05-15-07, 06:17 PM   #3  
thanx

thank you that answers that i guess ill be putting in a ne bearing and what not. i you were to do that repair would you replace the whole out drive or just fix the bearing and bellows

 
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