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That is supposed to be a sealed unit, you can cut...

That is supposed to be a sealed unit, you can cut them open to replace the bulb but it won't be water proof any more. The new ones have a rubber gasket to keep water out....or in.

My opinion on...
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I can look and see if we have a manual for that...

I can look and see if we have a manual for that motor at work, it's a long shot but it's worth a try. If I can see what your dealing with I might be able to help.
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What exactly is the motor doing and what have you...

What exactly is the motor doing and what have you done to diagnose it? just to get a base line.
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Zing is a product that woks well, it's acid based...

Zing is a product that woks well, it's acid based so try a small section that isn't noticeable in case it takes the paint off. I will see if we have any in the shop to see if it's compatible with...
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I have very little experience with personal...

I have very little experience with personal watercraft but I guess I would want to know who rebuilt it and if there is any warranty on their work.
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I'm having a hard time explaining this for some...

I'm having a hard time explaining this for some reason. To deploy it you will slide the head forward then it will pivot but the pivot point doesn't change. So yes the shaft position is determined by...
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Welcome to the forum. I haven't worked with...

Welcome to the forum.

I haven't worked with those engines so I guess I'm not of much help, but can't you turn the distributor?

I firmly believe in buying a manual for the motor, it will save...
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On some boats you have to be creative in mounting...

On some boats you have to be creative in mounting and a detach plate helps in that, don't be afraid of drilling the plate if you can't use the 4 original mounting holes. Another reason I like the...
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For that price you could probably run it for a...

For that price you could probably run it for a summer and if you don't like it sell it in the fall for the same price.

Take a look at this bracket, just the center part is mounted on the boat so...
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The v2 deploys the same as the older ones in that...

The v2 deploys the same as the older ones in that from the stowed position it pushed forward a couple inches then pivots. It will hang over the edge a couple inches when mounted. Other than the quick...
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It depends on how much they had to take apart to...

It depends on how much they had to take apart to get the motor out. I think we get 18 hours on a simple glasstron where the back seat comes out and the sun deck can be removed.


Oh and welcome to...
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You are money ahead buying a factory manual as...

You are money ahead buying a factory manual as the sync and link process is hard to explain in a forum.


In order to set timing you must first index the timing pointer on the plastic cove...
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You are welcome, if I can help any further feel...

You are welcome, if I can help any further feel free to ask.
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The carb might need to be cleaned and rebuilt...

The carb might need to be cleaned and rebuilt with a carb kit. Something else to look at would be vapor lock from the heat of the engine while at rest. Something to try would be opening the engine...
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When trying to start after it's wormed up what do...

When trying to start after it's wormed up what do you need to do to start it? Pumping the throttle more than once would indicate a lean condition. Opening the throttle once and holding it open would...
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The first step should be a compression test on...

The first step should be a compression test on the motor to make sure the rings and cyl. walls are in good shape. Once that is confirmed to be good "about 125psi with a good battery" I would do a...
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A shaft length in the 50's should be fine for...

A shaft length in the 50's should be fine for your boat. Some of the real long ones can't be adjusted far enough so the drive unit will be too far under the boat and could contact the bottom in...
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We have used them with good results, we have also...

We have used them with good results, we have also used jasper with no problems. I would compare prices and warranties between the two. I'm sure there are other good companies but I can say I haven't...
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I have no experience with inflatables but they...

I have no experience with inflatables but they sure look like fun.
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I would think your outdrive would hold up fine as...

I would think your outdrive would hold up fine as long as your not beating on it.

The bravo uses a different gimble ring and tks assembly.
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We don't see enough Motorguides for me to know...

We don't see enough Motorguides for me to know the models but usually any motor 55# and under are 12 volt.
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$400 is a little high, I sold my v2 with...

$400 is a little high, I sold my v2 with universal sonar for $350 after using it once it literally didn't have a scratch on it.
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I think the power drive unit is well worth the...

I think the power drive unit is well worth the money. I had a cable driven model for a year and after switching I won't go back. It's so nice to be able to move around the boat and still be able to...
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Welcome to the forum. It depends on the...

Welcome to the forum.

It depends on the finish. I'm going to guess it's gel coat. You will need to grind a v in the cracks down to the fiberglass. Gel is usually about 40 mills thick and if you...
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