Question: How To Winterize A Outboard Nissian 40 Hp Boat Motor

How To Winterize A 40 Hp Mercury Outboard.

I have a older 40 hp Mercury outboard. I picked up the boat and motor during late summer. But I haven’t had a chance to put it in the water yet. I had it started and ran for a short bit when I bought it to make sure it ran. Well winter came up real quick and it’s gonna be real cold here tonight. How to I winterize the engine ass far as a basic winterizing. I know I have to ...

What Can I Do To Fix My Mercury 40 HP Outboard Boat Motor

I have a Mercury 40 HP Outboard Boat Motor and I am having some trouble with it getting it up and going. I can start it up and run it at idle speed with no problem. The problem is that when I give it full throttle it doesn't take off like it used to. It will go up to a certain point and stay there for about 1 minute solid and then it acts like it wants to go by jerking ...

Outboard Buying Guide.

What do i want to look for when buying and older used outboard? heres an example off an add at craigslist. *50 horsepower Force outboard motor 1986. 140psi compression on both cylinders. New water pump, ignition coil, points/condensers, and carb kit. Lower unit resealed. This motor is in good shape and ran great on my boat this past summer. I dont beleive this motor had many hours on it from the how clean it is. the lower unit drive and prop shafts ...

Electrical On Boat Motor

I have a 4hp mercury outboard with no fire. changed ignition coil and plug nothing...checked voltage from two wires coming from magneto and i have voltage apparently not enough. I took fly wheel off and found that there is a condenser. They want 50 dollers for this little condenser. NO WAY! so my question is...Is there another condenser (another boat motor, mower, small engine etc.) that i could use in place of this one? again it looks just like the 10 ...

TOHATSU OUTBOARD ENGINE

I have a 6 hp Tohatsu outboard for my sail boat. Due to the structure of the boat, it would not allow me to raise the OB out of water while I am not using the boat. Thus, there are many things growing on the lower part of the engine and blocking the water intake hole. I tried bottom paint, and it did not work. Is there any way to stop things growing on my engine? Any one has better idea? ...

1982 90hp Mercury Outboard

How do i remove all the steering components from the motor. I have a 1979 terry boat 15 ft. Seems like theres not enough clearence to pull that cable from the motor i tried and can only pull it out half way then it gets stuck on the side of the boat. i did pound the metal steering piece all the way in on the left side before trying to remove and still gets stuck. On the right side the piece ...

Is It Possible To Convert An Outboard Motor Which Is Designed To Steer With A Wheel To A Hand Tiller

The motor in question is a 2001 Hoda 15 HP short shaft. I don't want to go through the business of building a steering console in my boat and buying all the steering components. ...

What’s The Best Steering System For 15 Foot Tri Hull With 45 Hp Motor

I have a 1975 glastron v-156 with a 45hp chrysler outboard. boat's original owner removed all steering components and rigged a tiller arm. I want to put steering back in but am unsure as to the best system for this boat. I know that a cable and pulley system is too old and probly not the best but there are so many other single cable systems I am not sure which would be best for my situation. Any suggestions would be ...

85 Hp Suzuki Outboard Motor, No Oil Injector, Does Crankshaft Get Oiled From Fuel/oil Mix.

I have an 85 suzuki outboard motor from the mid 80's, the oil injector doesn't work so I've been mixing the oil with the fuel. My question is, does the crankshaft and the other internal parts of the engine get oiled with the fuel/oil mix, or is there a sump with oil in it somewhere. This is my first two-stroke outboard, I've had two-stroke dirt bikes and they have a seperate place to put oil for the crank, in addition to ...

Anyone Know Where I Can Get Parts For A 1955 Evinrude Boat Motor

I have a 1955 Evinrude Boat motor 7 1/2 hp, and need a connecting rod. I have spent many hours - no avail. I would like to restore this motor. ...