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Old 14 January 2012, 06:09   #11
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Bought it! In the middle of fitting to the boat at the minute, seriously awkward to lift, no obvious lifting points.

Engine ran well on test, bit smoky but I'm sure that will come OK as I had asked them to oil the barrels as it had lay for a while. Healthy 130psi on each cylinder and nice and tight sounding. Cover is a bit scruffy form lying around but internals look good. Missing the internal electrics cover but not the end of the world I suppose. Will post a few pics later. I am sure some things will need attention but the price left a bit of room for more work so happy at the moment anyway! Not sure when I will get it on the water but hopefully in the next week or so!

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Old 14 January 2012, 06:32   #12
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Great. Hope it works out for you. Sounds like you got a bargain

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Old 14 January 2012, 12:23   #13
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few pics of the engine, been working hard today!





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You've bought yourself a good solid motor there May I ask how much you paid ?

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Old 14 January 2012, 12:28   #15
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The control cables are a bit stiff so hoping they will loosen up, Quicksilver control box has a few seized screws so will have to grasp that nettle some day!

I also had to fix the trim button on the engine, bit corroded internally, I have it working but will most likely have to replace it at some stage.

There is a strange pipe hanging down near the gearbox any ideas where it should go? Pic below

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Also will need a kill switch, the Quicksilver one is a bit different to what I am used to, there is a toggle switch that presumably the lanyard will attach to but it can work with or without the lanyard? Any pointers on where to get one?

Only one other issue the trim is not going up fully, presumably a fliuid level thing? Any pointers on that would be great!

Have not had in the water yet but so far so good!
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There is a strange pipe hanging down near the gearbox any ideas where it should go? Pic below
it goes to speedo if fitted, generally not used
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Cheers, had me a bit puzzled!
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