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Prop?

A service man ground a lot off a prop for me years ago, after I hit a reef. About 1' or more all around about a 12" dia prop.
The loss of thrust area reduced speed and increased engine rpm -...
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Posted By oldJoe

Fishing Rig

I'm in Saskatchewan and some times :D boats are not necessary.

But it is all year round


http://www.tobinlake.com/fishing.php?mode=walleyerecord

(that is not me!)
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Posted By oldJoe

Intrmittent

You have focused on the fuel system - Is there an ignition coil that could be failing when heating up? Not a mechanic but my experience with a auto coil was similar, cools and runs again? It finally...
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Posted By oldJoe

Lower Unit seals

Cannot help with your lower unit - do not have that type and manual.

Perhaps send a private message to 'papasmurf' if he provided the method on the other engine.

Also try this site - a lot of...
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Posted By oldJoe

Point and plug gaps

Johnson manual for 1956 - 1970 for 1.5 hp to 40 hp indicates all plug gaps at .030 in and all point gaps at .020 in.

Probably same for your larger engine.

You might try this site for good...
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Posted By oldJoe

prop seals

Look at the same query posed by 'colton' on 7/11/2005 (PAGE 2 OF THESE POSTS) - a 1990 40hp outboard was involved.

The 'lockup' you mentioned may have been due to overheating. THE impeller...
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Posted By oldJoe

Thumbs down Load

Boats trip - do you understand the risk if too heavy (for the conditions)?

:coffee:
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Just click on this next line to get to the web...

Just click on this next line to get to the web page for prop prices and ordering, sorry the $62 price was for a 10" diameter- it is $101 for 11.25" diameter
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Posted By oldJoe

for only $62 I would buy a new one, and also...

for only $62 I would buy a new one, and also repair the old one to be as a carried spare.
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Posted By oldJoe

Head gasket(s)

Replace the gasket(s) yourself.

If this was an aluminum head .. advice given to me was to always get an exchange head, since efforts to reuse the old one are not reliable.

You could simply...
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Posted By oldJoe

Prop Lists

The following site lists the props available for your motor (and others) - you seem to have a 11.25" diameter with 14" pitch - as much as I can recall about my troubles with this problem the prop...
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Posted By oldJoe

prop slipping

Sounds more like cavitation, the prop is not staying totally immersed.

Here is a link to a Bombardier site that gives some info on prop cavitation and prop shape.
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Posted By oldJoe

Oil

Internals of 2 cycle motors are lubed by the fuel/oil mixture.
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Posted By oldJoe

Gelcoat Restore

Thanks for these tips!! I just passed the web address on to a boater this afternoon.

:wall:
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Posted By oldJoe

Lost Prop

Not a shear pin , but a rubber hub that has let go.

The hub is an insert that is a real snug fit , but the prop will spin on it to protect the lower unit internals.

A good bang is not always...
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Posted By oldJoe

Leaks

Pictures of the repair during a restoration at this site, using a gas tank sealer.

http://www.retrocrestliner.com/viewer_photos_page%2016,%20Mark%20Brownea1.htm
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Posted By oldJoe

Trailer lights

Did you get the correct kit? One type is for a towing vehicle that has signal lights that are on the same bulb as the brake lights. The other has seperate
turn signal bulbs on the towing vehicle.
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Posted By oldJoe

Intermittent

Bad ignition switch. Contact sufaces not always meeting inside the switch?
Replace the switch.
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Posted By oldJoe

Unknown engine

A Chrsler auto dealership should be able to identify the engine from the serial number on the block.

I found the local auto wreckers recognize all of these engines on sight. Just call a couple,...
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Posted By oldJoe

Volvo Carbs

Manuals
http://www.marineengine.com/manuals/volvo/index.html

parts
http://www.ebasicpower.com/
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Posted By oldJoe

Oil Change (Lower Unit)

I think the void occurs if you fill from the top plug instead of the bottom plug.

To avoid an air pocket at the bottom of the lower unit I bekieve you are supposed to push the nozzle end of the...
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Posted By oldJoe

Ring gear

An engine seems to always stop at the same position.

Therefore the starter is almost always engaging the ring gear on the same
teeth. If any teeth are missing or damaged that will be the...
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Posted By oldJoe

Cables Overheated

Booster cables overheat when cranking (current drawn) is high over long period of time.

I have never heard of the condition you describe - ie occurrence of high voltage or ashort while operating...
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Posted By oldJoe

Cool Vapor lock

The only idea occurring to me was an electric cooling fan from a small car that cuts in at a specific coolant temperature , that could be controlled by air temp in the confined space or a keyed...
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Posted By oldJoe

Vapor Lock

This was not uncommon in autos years ago

My understanding of the problem was a fuel line was routed too close to a high heat object, usually an exhaust manifold. When the engine was stopped and...
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