Category: Boat Repairing!

The first thing that most people think of when they hear the words, “compression test,” is expensive. Is that really the case though? What Outboard Compression Test Results Mean. Results vary depending on whether the outboard is a Four-Stroke or a Two-Stroke. Good results for Four-Strokes should be 180-210 PSI, and Two-Strokes should be around […]

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should I disconnect my boat battery

For a large percentage of the boating communities around the world, there is a boating on and off season. In the off season and beginning of the season, boats are going into or coming out of storage. This is typically the time when many people encounter boat battery trouble! Which, makes a lot of people […]

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These days there are a ton of different steering options for boats to use. Mechanical, Hydraulic, Electric, Power Steering, but which one is best? To answer that we can break it down into two groups, mechanical vs hydraulic. In this article, we will stick with the mechanical portion, so that we can help out when […]

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Have you ever noticed that there are different sizes for fuel lines? And asked yourself, what’s the difference? Does it really matter? Of course it does! What Size Fuel Line To Use For An Outboard, 5/16″ or 3/8″? 5/16″ fuel line can be used in up to a 115 HP outboard engine. Anything above that […]

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There are many different opinions out there about running an engine without a thermostat. Some of them are true, some of them are false. Figuring out your specific situation is how we can answer this question, for you! Can I Run My Outboard Without The Thermostat? Yes, you can temporarily run your outboard without the […]

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Have you ever seen the signs at the gas station fuel pump. You know, the ones that say, “You are responsible for any spills!” That is something that you really don’t ever see. It’s not often that you notice the person next to you filling up their car and shouting in frustration as fuel explodes […]

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