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by mattman122
08 May 2013, 15:53
Forum: Motors
Topic: 88 mercury 60HP dies when put in gear
Replies: 3
Views: 258

88 mercury 60HP dies when put in gear

I have a bass tracker tx17 with a 60hp merc on it. the only issue I have with it is when i go from an idle to put in gear it will die.(forward or reverse) I have to resort to revving the motor with the throttle lever and then putting it into gear. I have cleaned the carbs and still having the same i...
by mattman122
08 May 2013, 15:37
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 88 tx17 rebuild
Replies: 4
Views: 272

88 tx17 rebuild

As far as I can tell the only way to take it out is to drill the hard rivits (for lack of a better term) I dont have any pictures right now. as of right now the only piece of foam left in the boat behind the front deck is under the live well. I bet the boat would fly through the water now :LOL2: it ...
by mattman122
08 May 2013, 09:59
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 88 tx17 rebuild
Replies: 4
Views: 272

88 tx17 rebuild

Ive got everything ripped out except the livewell. any idea what the easiest way to remove the live well is? It rained the other day and i noticed the the biggest leak is coming from right under the livewell so it needs to come out
by mattman122
07 May 2013, 10:36
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 88 tx17 rebuild
Replies: 4
Views: 272

88 tx17 rebuild

I bought my tx17 a year ago from a friend and come to find out it leaks pretty bad. I filled it with water found that its leaking down the keel under the back deck. I tryed to silicone the whole thing and its still leaking. I figured that the foam was water logged and was correct. I started pulling ...