Tech Tip: Converting Your Outboard Lower Unit to a Jet Drive

So you want to take your boat upriver. That can be tough on the on traditional outboard lower unit. Many boaters prefer to convert their standard propeller driven outboard to outboard jet drive. Jet boats are able to travel across shallow sections of river without damage to the drive.
July 18, 2016 by dennis crowley
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Tech Tip: OMC Outboard Engine Assembly

The following relates to proper assembly of OMC Outboard Engine Assembly.

• Install .0002" larger jets in carburetors.
• Max timing MUST be retarded 2 degrees.
• Max timing MUST be set with engine running over 4500 RPM & under load. DO NOT STATIC SET MAX TIMING.

July 18, 2016 by dennis crowley
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Tech Tip: Outboard Powerhead Break-In Procedure

We cannot express enough the importance of proper break-in of your new outboard powerhead. Failure to do this properly can be the cause of premature failure and poor running of your outboard motor.

The following is the procedure for break-in your new powerhead.

July 18, 2016 by dennis crowley
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Tech Tip: Mercury V6 Engine Assembly

The following procedure relates to Mercury Outboard engine assembly.

• Check latest Mercury Service Bulletins online (Google It or just contact us).
• Install .0002" larger jets in carburetors.
• Max timing should be retarded 2 degrees.
• Remove advance box if installed.
• Remove idle stabilizer if installed.

July 18, 2016 by dennis crowley
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