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  1. 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 08:05 AM
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    06-12-2019 06:29 PM Go to last post
  2. 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 06:26 PM
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    09-26-2018 11:27 AM Go to last post
  3. 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 05:02 PM
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    06-25-2018 02:34 PM Go to last post
  4. 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 12:57 PM
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    06-17-2018 04:54 PM Go to last post
  5. 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 02:07 AM
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    06-14-2018 07:22 PM Go to last post
  6. 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 11:35 AM
    engine, marine engine
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    06-07-2018 11:35 AM Go to last post
  7. 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 08:01 PM
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    09-20-2017 06:56 PM Go to last post
  8. 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 09:24 AM
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    05-09-2017 05:52 PM Go to last post
  9. 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 09:59 AM
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    05-03-2017 01:00 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 03:10 PM
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    04-14-2017 10:48 AM Go to last post
  11. 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 07:47 PM
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    04-10-2017 07:42 PM Go to last post
  12. 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 07:25 PM
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    04-10-2017 06:48 PM Go to last post
  13. 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 09:24 PM
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    04-06-2017 01:57 PM Go to last post
  14. 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 07:13 PM
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    04-06-2017 01:52 PM Go to last post
  15. 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 11:49 AM
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    04-04-2017 12:40 AM Go to last post
  16. I need help please It happened again!!!

    Hi everyone yesterday I went to start the motor with earmuffs on the trailer and the minute I turned the key its rough and gives out six beeps.I...

    Started by Sevenate9, 02-08-2017 05:57 PM
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    03-25-2017 10:27 PM Go to last post
  17. How often shoud I start my motor?

    Hi how often should I run my motor in the house if I'm not going out on the water.Im here in Miami surrounded by water but when the weather feels...

    Started by Sevenate9, 01-30-2017 04:19 PM
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    02-27-2017 10:44 AM Go to last post
  18. Exclamation I need help please I may be scammed !!!'

    Hi im the guy who has the party barge with the mercury motor 19 hours with rough idle thread below. I got it fixed by bass proshop where i bought it...

    Started by Sevenate9, 12-08-2016 01:23 PM
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    12-11-2016 08:10 PM Go to last post
  19. Exclamation Brand new motor with rough idle 2016 mercury 90 four stroke

    Hi I own a 2016 suntracker party barge 21dlx.It has 19 hours I had its 20 hour maintenance done abput a month ago and it ran normal after that . But...

    Started by Sevenate9, 10-16-2016 05:55 PM
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    90 hp, command thrust, four stroke, mercury, rough idle
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    11-02-2016 06:33 PM Go to last post
  20. Help with 2005 Johnson Bombardier 140 4-Stroke

    So I have a water pump question. In the process of winterizing, I noticed that the upper water port had hardly any water coming out of it. I had...

    Started by Newb1, 10-21-2016 06:30 PM
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    10-24-2016 03:24 PM Go to last post

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