Boat Engines

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Problems Starting the Boat Engine

Q. I have a 1995 Johnson 112 SPL. Why do I have to give my boat some throttle to start it up? I just

Life Expectancy of Marine Engines

The average marine gasoline engine runs for 1,500 hours before needing a major overhaul. The average

Tips for Troubleshooting a Boat Engine

Being stranded out on the water because your boat engine is having problems is every bit as disheartening

Aluminum vs Stainless Steel Boat Propellers

If you're just considering getting into sailing then you will first need to choose the right boat, and

How to Make a Homemade Boat Propeller

Boat propellers are expensive. But, with the right know-how and materials, you can make your own propeller at home.

Boat Motor Buying Guide

When buying a boat motor there are a number of different things that you need to consider. Understanding

Why an Ouboard Boat Motor is More Expensive

If you are considering purchasing a boat, you might be amazed at the high cost of outboard boat motors.

How to Choose a Boat Propeller

Knowing how to choose a boat propeller really comes down to knowing whether or not you want a lot of

How to Match a Boat Propeller to an Engine

Choosing a new boat propeller can be confusing at times because there are so many different types. Not

Benefits of 3 or 4 Blades on a Boat Propeller

When shopping for a boat propeller you will come across 2 main designs. These are propellers which use

How to Adjust Boat Propeller Pitch and Diameter

The accurate boat propeller pitch significantly depends on the size, weight and type of the boat, as

Boat Propeller Exhaust Guide

Boats are complex machines and understanding boat propeller exhausts is essential to maintain and fix

How to Replace a Boat Exhaust Manifold

It is important for your boat exhaust manifold to be replaced every few years, so that it does not cause

How to Wire a Boat Ignition Switch

Your boat ignition switch requires replacement when the switch does not light up fire in the engine without