Originally Posted by lbgeary
By the way. Thanks for the help everyone. Out skiing again after removing the raw water pump and the spark plugs. Don't want to do that again though (quite a bit of work). The next time the starter lands on the broken tooth, I guess I'll be pulling the boat out of the water and changing the ring gear. Unless anyone knows of an easier way to turn the flywheel.
The tool is easy to use, wrap the chain around the flat part of the balancer attach to handle the chain grips and it uses leverage to spin. I use one all the time on holding balancers from turning when I remove the the big bolt...
a spoon-shaped eating utensil with short tines at the tip
Last edited by Spork; 08-27-2012 at 12:17 AM.