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Old 05-04-2013, 01:29 AM
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My noob question for the day... Where the heck is the bilge pump on this thing? I can't see to find it anywhere!
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Old 05-04-2013, 01:34 AM
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My noob question for the day... Where the heck is the bilge pump on this thing? I can't see to find it anywhere!
Under the round deckplate in front of the pylon.
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Old 05-04-2013, 01:57 AM
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Ohhhhhhhh. Now wonder I couldn't see it anywhere. Thanks.
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Old 05-04-2013, 03:11 AM
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Well hit my first real bump in th road yesterday. I was supposed to be starting it up today until I decided to check the distributor. This is what I found...


Pretty annoying because once electrical things pop up my knowledge goes to zero. I ordered a new one this morning. Now I have to find someone to help me install it and get the timing right.
You may consider an electronic ignition / distributor. I am not certain how a distributor comes for your application but a conversion kit is what I have always used. Worth the money indeed...

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Old 05-04-2013, 07:57 PM
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You may consider an electronic ignition / distributor. I am not certain how a distributor comes for your application but a conversion kit is what I have always used. Worth the money indeed...

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Since the budget is pretty tight I wound up buying a Mallory points distributor. I will upgrade the distributor to one of their e spark systems in the future.
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:48 PM
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Since the budget is pretty tight I wound up buying a Mallory points distributor. I will upgrade the distributor to one of their e spark systems in the future.
Sounds like the most bang for the buck.
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:51 PM
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Now the fun part begins. Trying to get the old distrubutor out. As of right now it is frozen in there. Gonna take a lot of pb blaster and time. :-(
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:58 PM
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Question though, while trying to find TDC I cranked the boat before I started to see which way the motor cranked. (It cranked counter clockwise) When I was hand cranking the motor to find TDC it would only crank clockwise. Is this normal?
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Old 05-04-2013, 09:41 PM
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Question though, while trying to find TDC I cranked the boat before I started to see which way the motor cranked. (It cranked counter clockwise) When I was hand cranking the motor to find TDC it would only crank clockwise. Is this normal?
You should be able to hand crank it counter clockwise. It might take a little more effort.
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Old 05-04-2013, 10:00 PM
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Question though, while trying to find TDC I cranked the boat before I started to see which way the motor cranked. (It cranked counter clockwise) When I was hand cranking the motor to find TDC it would only crank clockwise. Is this normal?
Pull the plugs and it will be easier.
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