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by Jay415
07 Sep 2012, 19:56
Forum: Motors
Topic: Stripped bolt hole
Replies: 9
Views: 876

Stripped bolt hole

Ok this problem isn't for my tin boat but I received some outstanding help for my other 2 motors on this site. I just recently purchased a 2002 20' center console Proline with a 150HP Mercury Outboard for saltwater use. I was changing the thermostats today which don't look like they've ever been cha...
by Jay415
30 Aug 2012, 19:08
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Jay415's Alumacraft MV1648
Replies: 308
Views: 63165

Jay415's Alumacraft MV1648 -New Motor 7/15/12

Here's why I haven't been on often. https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/s720x720/582785_4024313739356_2115743053_n.jpg https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/s720x720/554634_4024317299445_789807340_n.jpg https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/s720x720/386866_4024315179392_108468531...
by Jay415
30 Aug 2012, 19:04
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Jay415's Alumacraft MV1648
Replies: 308
Views: 63165

Jay415's Alumacraft MV1648 -New Motor 7/15/12

That's a great looking build! Skillful design and use of materials. Thanks for posting with all the pics and video. Kids have a short attention span and get bored easily and want to move on to another adventure. Keep taking him and you may just influence him to become a lifetime fisherman like his ...
by Jay415
26 Aug 2012, 19:05
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Jay415's Alumacraft MV1648
Replies: 308
Views: 63165

Jay415's Alumacraft MV1648 -New Motor 7/15/12

Sorry for the late reply I haven't been on in a while. Boat turned put great, congrats on the new motor setup. Couple of questions: 1. So did you end up running the fish finder threw the switch panel or did you end up direct wireing it? If you with threw the switch panel does the bilge pump interfer...
by Jay415
11 Aug 2012, 17:15
Forum: Motors
Topic: 2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.
Replies: 74
Views: 10883

2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.

I'll try all that. What are E3 plugs? Is that a brand? I've been using NGK
by Jay415
11 Aug 2012, 15:51
Forum: Motors
Topic: 2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.
Replies: 74
Views: 10883

2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.

My elevation is sea level. I've been running it on the bay of long island.
Excessive idle could be the culprit. I idle down a canal for about 10 min to the launch, then idle the motor to flush it for a few minutes. Maybe it's the build up that is dripping out.
by Jay415
10 Aug 2012, 23:43
Forum: Motors
Topic: 2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.
Replies: 74
Views: 10883

2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.

No I've been using 87 octane
by Jay415
08 Aug 2012, 22:26
Forum: Motors
Topic: 2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.
Replies: 74
Views: 10883

2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.

Lol, That's a few hours away. I'm on long island in Nassau County.

I started using mercury 2 cycle synthetic. But I'll try the one you reccomend.
by Jay415
08 Aug 2012, 21:14
Forum: Motors
Topic: 2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.
Replies: 74
Views: 10883

2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.

which is the high jet? the air/mixture screw? that's really the only adjustment beside the idle screw. I've looked into non-ethanol fuel and the closest place I found is over 1 1/2 hours away. The gas I'm running still has seafoam in it from my first trial. it's a little diluted now though. it's def...
by Jay415
08 Aug 2012, 14:56
Forum: Motors
Topic: 2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.
Replies: 74
Views: 10883

2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.

Mixed not injected. Not sure what you mean by the foot. It appears to be coming out of the thru-hub exhaust by the prop.
by Jay415
08 Aug 2012, 14:10
Forum: Motors
Topic: 2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.
Replies: 74
Views: 10883

2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.

By myself I get about 26-27mph as per the gps. The friction plate for steering? I have that right in the middle. Does this mean the motor is running too rich? It didn't do this prior to rebuild. Prior to rebuild there was just a few drips. I know some is normal. This was under the motor. ImageUpload...
by Jay415
07 Aug 2012, 22:53
Forum: Motors
Topic: 2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.
Replies: 74
Views: 10883

2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.

Ok carb all rebuilt. I adjusted the carb, timing, throttle linkage, etc. all to factory specs. Runs great! Just have to do a little fine tuning on the idle air mixture. All in all I am very happy and relieved about not making a bad purchase! Thanks for everyone's help! Especially Buddychrist! Before...
by Jay415
05 Aug 2012, 11:14
Forum: Motors
Topic: Engine runs normal until taken off choke then runs very fast
Replies: 5
Views: 1135

Engine runs normal until taken off choke then runs very

I would first look at the throttle plate to see if it's stuck open. It sounds like with the choke closed, the choke is acting like the throttle plate.
The problem could be as simple as a bad throttle spring not allowing the throttle plate to close.
by Jay415
31 Jul 2012, 21:17
Forum: Motors
Topic: 2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.
Replies: 74
Views: 10883

2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.

Ok I was able to pop it out. Getting the new one in is gonna be a challenge. I'm glad I got it out though. It was all caked up. Def not as clean as it looked. Most of the pieces from the carb looked pretty good except for the diaphragm from the fuel pump. Now that I see the new one, the old one is r...
by Jay415
31 Jul 2012, 20:12
Forum: Motors
Topic: 2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.
Replies: 74
Views: 10883

2-stroke 25HP mercury stalls while accelerating.

I was hoping for instructions but they didn't come with any. The kit came with new red o-ring and split ring along with the spring and silver ball. The one still in the carb looks good but I'm just afraid I softened it when I cleaned the carb out with the acetone. I was amazed on how it disintegrate...