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  1. Suzuki DF 90 2005 / Trim & Tilt

    The trim & tilt quit working, I can hear the relay clicking Sounds like the hyd pump motor is running when down is pushed but won't tilt up or down,...

    Started by Ezrollin, 11-08-2020 09:55 AM
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    11-16-2020 06:52 PM Go to last post
  2. 90 or 115 hp?

    so glad i found this forum! question for everyone.... i just ordered my 20 foot 2021 Avalon LSZ Cruise. i ordered it with a 115 hp yamaha rather...

    Started by Anthony, 09-27-2020 02:36 PM
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    09-29-2020 07:33 AM Go to last post
  3. Prop selection for Merc 50hp EFI BigFoot

    I have a 2014 Harris Cruisers 200 with Mercury 50 EFI BigFoot. AT WOT using 4 blade 13 7/8" x 13 P with 2 people on board, full fuel, I get 4100 rpm...

    Started by BigI, 07-24-2020 01:45 PM
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    09-04-2020 05:58 AM Go to last post
  4. Expectations, of HP.

    Why is it that when people go from a V hull boat with big HP to a pontoon with low HP they think that the speed should be adequate.??? I see in PDB...

    Started by funtooner, 06-13-2015 06:53 AM
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    11-13-2019 07:12 AM Go to last post
  5. Prop corrosion/barnacles?

    Earlier this year when the river was running high, I managed to get my boat caught on a wing dike that's location I misjudged. (Water was swirling...

    Started by belercous, 10-08-2019 01:09 AM
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    11-02-2019 02:03 AM Go to last post
  6. My Engine Smokes Too Much

    1999 Johnson 50 HP 2 stroke w/ VRO. (oil injection) I'm told it's a common problem with this engines! There is no adjustment because fuel/oil pump...

    Started by Mike K, 08-20-2018 09:05 AM
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    06-12-2019 07:29 PM Go to last post
  7. Prop suggestions

    I have a customer who found a super clean 1984 model Evinrude 90 and put it on his 24 foot pontoon. Maiden voyage went OK with 5100 RPM and 23 mph...

    Started by Moser, 09-15-2018 07:26 PM
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    09-26-2018 12:27 PM Go to last post
  8. Is it wiring, or the starter solenoid

    Took my boat out for the first time this year. It started right up while on the trailer and once I backed it out and tied it to the dock, it wouldn't...

    Started by Need_More_Power, 06-17-2018 06:02 PM
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    06-25-2018 03:34 PM Go to last post
  9. Fuel keeps getting cut off

    I have a 1989 Mercury 100 HP outboard on a pontoon. Boat has a fuel cell. Every time I go to start it the fuel will not flow. First I thought it...

    Started by Need_More_Power, 06-19-2017 01:57 PM
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    06-17-2018 05:54 PM Go to last post
  10. wondering about Solar panel charger for outboard

    This would be for a 2002 25hp Mercury outboard on a 16' pontoon. Would it be a good idea to invest in a small solar panel charging unit for the...

    Started by Huggyd, 04-10-2017 03:07 AM
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    06-14-2018 08:22 PM Go to last post
  11. Help understanding engine ratings?

    If you're looking for the right engine and don't know where to start here's a breakdown of engine duty ratings :...

    Started by vscatena, 06-07-2018 12:35 PM
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    06-07-2018 12:35 PM Go to last post
  12. New power for the Forester.

    Some of you know that I work on outboards here at my house, in a 20 x 30 building I build in the Fall of 2015. I also buy and sell outboards that I...

    Started by Moser, 04-21-2017 09:01 PM
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    09-20-2017 07:56 PM Go to last post
  13. Mercury 50hp ELPTO warning buzzer

    I need to find where to hook up oil warning buzzer. Previous owner had such a rats nest of wires. In cleaning things I must have (although I was...

    Started by tommy24a, 05-09-2017 10:24 AM
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    05-09-2017 06:52 PM Go to last post
  14. Sevenate9's Tracker

    http://www.pdbmagazine.com/pontoonforum/showthread.php?1693-Video-1st-launch-of-the-year-fishing Watch the video of this boat rolling along at a...

    Started by Moser, 05-03-2017 10:59 AM
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    05-03-2017 02:00 PM Go to last post
  15. Thumbs down Rust in the fuel/water separator

    137313741375 Please look at these photos and tell if its normal or water or ethanol in the fuel.I havent gone out since basspro fixed the boat and...

    Started by Sevenate9, 04-13-2017 04:10 PM
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    04-14-2017 11:48 AM Go to last post
  16. Thinking about adding a second outboard

    I got a 20' pontoon with a 100 HP outboard. It came with a trolling motor, but the trolling motor is no good. I was thinking about getting another...

    Started by Need_More_Power, 04-09-2017 08:47 PM
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    04-10-2017 08:42 PM Go to last post
  17. High temp buzzer not working, want to replace it with a gauge

    As the title says, the buzzer is not working, I'll go through the wiring and see if it's a loose, or broken connection. I don't want to buy any...

    Started by Need_More_Power, 04-05-2017 08:25 PM
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    04-10-2017 07:48 PM Go to last post
  18. Leaking fuel accelerator

    Hello, Just got my first boat, it's a 2003 20' Lowe Suncruiser with a Mercury 100 hp, 2 stroke of unknown year, but I'll figure that out shortly....

    Started by Need_More_Power, 03-26-2017 10:24 PM
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    04-06-2017 02:57 PM Go to last post
  19. What gear oil to use

    While replacing the impeller, I noticed there is oil leaking from the bottom plug. I want to change the oil. What weight should I use and does it...

    Started by Need_More_Power, 04-01-2017 08:13 PM
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    04-06-2017 02:52 PM Go to last post
  20. Please check my work on lower gear unit install

    This is my first boat. It's been sitting for about 2 years. I pulled the lower unit to replace the impeller, got that done and when reinstalling it,...

    Started by Need_More_Power, 04-03-2017 12:49 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-04-2017 01:40 AM Go to last post

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