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Old 24 February 2012, 01:37   #1
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remove doel-fins

can anyone suggest a product to use to fill the holes in a cavitation plate after removing a pair of doel-fins
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Get them welded and will make it looks as good as new.
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Old 24 February 2012, 03:29   #3
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Get them welded and will make it looks as good as new.
I'd have thought that was unnecessarily complex its not structural so something like car body filler should work?
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I'd have thought that was unnecessarily complex its not structural so something like car body filler should work?
YEP! Been there done it,Works.
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I had them filled when I was getting some welding done.
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YEP! Been there done it,Works.
I should add Paint afterwards! Most engine makers do spray cans.
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i was thinking somewhere along the lines of a liquid metal filler just not sure what product yet.
the paint code for a 99 15hp yam is something else i will be looking for
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You can just leave the holes unfilled - it won't cause any problems.
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On mine I used four interior (Landy) trim buttons and a small squirt of black marine sealent - leaves a flush surface and easily removed if needed.

No pic to hand but same idea as here:

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My 9.8 came with doel fins. I unbolted them and ignored the holes. It means that I can refit them in 5 minutes if needed (maybe on another boat?). It will do the engine no harm.
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