Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 10 November 2004, 17:54   #1
DJL
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Make: Ribcraft 6.5
Length: 6m +
Engine: Suzuki DF175TG
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 929
Mercury F60 EFI engine mounts

I was just wondering how long people would expect said engine mounts to last?

Mine need replacing. The engines just 2 years old and covered 2500nmi (that must be about 200hrs running time). My steering was really sloppy over the four days I spent at RIBEX and I don't think the extra movement helped the mounts but that was only 4 days.

Thanks,
__________________

__________________
DJL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11 November 2004, 03:12   #2
ADS
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Dorset
Length: 4m +
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,410
They should'nt have gone after two years, unless the boat gets alot of heavy use like a lifeboat. My mounts are on the way out but my engine is 12 years old. If its the rubber mounts that are worn out it's an engine off job and there quite simple to replace. If the top mounts have come loose there very time consuming (read expensive) to tighten/ replace. What sort of warranty have you got on your engine? I would speak to your local Merc/ Mariner dealer or whoever fitted the engine.
Good luck, at least its the end of the season.

Alex
__________________
ADS is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:21.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.