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by xXOnyxXx
06 Jun 2018, 15:08
Forum: Motors
Topic: 96 Mariner 25hp 2 stroke cooling problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

96 Mariner 25hp 2 stroke cooling problem

well it turned out the lower end bearings are cooked .... seems that the oil has disappeared from the lower it, now mind you it does not leak and was drained and refilled when i winterized the motor ... and it has been all over the lake and river trips of 40 miles each direction it was fine .. i hav...
by xXOnyxXx
03 Jun 2018, 19:36
Forum: Motors
Topic: 96 Mariner 25hp 2 stroke cooling problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

96 Mariner 25hp 2 stroke cooling problem

well 100yds out of dock she started squeeling like a pig .. i believe its toast ... now its unloaded and parked in the back lot until i make up my mind on a brand new motor or to just get rid of it. at this point i dont want to even look at it.
by xXOnyxXx
01 Jun 2018, 22:33
Forum: Motors
Topic: 96 Mariner 25hp 2 stroke cooling problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

96 Mariner 25hp 2 stroke cooling problem

well i did the water pump impeller .. no water from weep hole .. no t-stat in yet so i hit it with a air blast from the compressor .. it pumpin good now .. the old pump was all there and very very pliable, so really it was still good .... crap from a old pump must be in the block so i'm gonna leave ...
by xXOnyxXx
25 May 2018, 09:44
Forum: Motors
Topic: 96 Mariner 25hp 2 stroke cooling problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

96 Mariner 25hp 2 stroke cooling problem

Pappy wrote:Always good to replace the pump impeller at the very least.
When you do this job go ahead and re-install the thermostat.
yea i was planning on a new thermostat .. had to order the water pump kit .. ughh 10 days
by xXOnyxXx
22 May 2018, 23:17
Forum: Motors
Topic: 96 Mariner 25hp 2 stroke cooling problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

96 Mariner 25hp 2 stroke cooling problem

Get some large diameter mono filament and ream out the piss hole, most likely a blockage in there. i pulled it apart and removed the thermostat because i thought maybe it was that .. started it in can with no t-stat and the hose is clear no water from weep hole, going to drop the lower end tomorrow...
by xXOnyxXx
22 May 2018, 22:23
Forum: Motors
Topic: 96 Mariner 25hp 2 stroke cooling problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

96 Mariner 25hp 2 stroke cooling problem

we took the boat out this evening, it was pumping water out of the weep hole like normal .. shut it off to get some shad and when i restarted it there was no water coming out of the weep hole but there was alot coming from the exhaust on the backside of the legg ........ i would think water pump imp...
by xXOnyxXx
09 Jun 2017, 12:51
Forum: Motors
Topic: Anybody running a 1448 grizzly with 20hp 4-stroke merc?
Replies: 5
Views: 1568

Anybody running a 1448 grizzly with 20hp 4-stroke merc?

I recently purchased one and am trying to get it set up right. Currently the cavitation plate is 3 inches below the bottom of the boat and I'm hitting the rev limiter with a 10p aluminum prop. I'm ordering a jackplate today. Any recommendations on a prop? What kind of speeds are you getting? I'm ru...
by xXOnyxXx
29 May 2017, 19:47
Forum: Motors
Topic: 86 Johnson 15 hp disappointing power at WOT
Replies: 8
Views: 683

86 Johnson 15 hp disappointing power at WOT

ya most likely need a smaller pitch prop prolly a 6 1/2 or 7 ....
by xXOnyxXx
25 May 2017, 10:17
Forum: Motors
Topic: Muffs vs Barrel vs Lake?
Replies: 13
Views: 1006

Muffs vs Barrel vs Lake?

i never run a motor up in the rpms in a barrel or with muffs .... cycle the gears and maybe a lil above idle but if ya crank it up with muffs it has no load on the motor and is freewheeling, not good .. and ya will blow the water out of the barrel when revved up in gear ..... so to really test it ta...
by xXOnyxXx
20 May 2017, 08:06
Forum: Motors
Topic: Wish Me Luck . . . New old stock 2015 Suzuki DF30ATL
Replies: 16
Views: 1211

Wish Me Luck . . . New old stock 2015 Suzuki DF30ATL

has your motor made it to you yet??
by xXOnyxXx
11 May 2017, 10:59
Forum: Motors
Topic: Tiller haanlde pulls to the port side at full throttle
Replies: 17
Views: 1042

Tiller haanlde pulls to the port side at full throttle

there are several ways to deal with your problem .... is your motor centered on the transom? .. adjust the trim pin up or down, find the best spot with he least amount of pull, then use the trim tab on the cav plate to get the rest out .....
by xXOnyxXx
05 May 2017, 09:00
Forum: Motors
Topic: Mercury vs. Quicksilver vs. Solas Props
Replies: 22
Views: 9548

Mercury vs. Quicksilver vs. Solas Props

DaleH wrote:45 years of boating and I've yet to see a Solas prop worth putting on a boat ...
i've been running them for years and have never had a problem
by xXOnyxXx
04 May 2017, 08:21
Forum: Motors
Topic: Mercury vs. Quicksilver vs. Solas Props
Replies: 22
Views: 9548

Mercury vs. Quicksilver vs. Solas Props

i just got a new solas 13.5 for my 25 mariner 2 stroke for 65 bucks shippede .... stainless steel on a 25 is pointless.
by xXOnyxXx
20 Mar 2017, 09:30
Forum: Motors
Topic: What's my mercury 9.9 worth?
Replies: 15
Views: 1107

What's my mercury 9.9 worth?

i've gotta super clean 99 merc 9.9ml 2 stroke for sale for 1,000 .. long shaft tiller motors are kind of hard to find and even harder to sell.... but your price sounds right on par! ....
by xXOnyxXx
02 Mar 2017, 11:18
Forum: Motors
Topic: HEAVY 1448 GRIZZLY, NEED HELP WITH MOTOR SUGGESTIONS
Replies: 34
Views: 2285

HEAVY 1448 GRIZZLY, NEED HELP WITH MOTOR SUGGESTIONS

I used to run a mariner 20 on a lowe 1648@275lbs for just the hull, it ran fine, right at 23-25 mph with 2 guys and a 110lb dog plus fishing gear ... the tracker is 150lbs heavier .. the 25 is the way to go ..