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Old 10 June 2010, 03:54   #11
Country: UK - Wales
Town: West Wales
Make: Vipermax 5.8, SR4.7
Length: 5m +
Engine: 150 Opti, F50EFi
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It's a 'make to kill' , which effectively shorts out the ignition circuit to ground.

You won't find a 'generic' kill switch - they're all slightly different, with some engine 'manufacturers' even using different types for motors built in the same year.

I remember a local instructor having a kill cord fitted to his lifejacket and this had around 6 or 7 different ends fitted, so he could use it on all the different motors run by his school.

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Old 10 June 2010, 16:52   #12
Country: UK - England
Town: Lymington
Boat name: SR4
Make: Avon
Length: 4m +
Engine: Suzuki 55 3cyl 2str
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Hi Guys, especially Aquatec, I have ordered the kill caps today from IMS as I had already emailed them before your advice. I will certainly come back to you for any other parts. Are you able to find a manual for this engine at all? I undersatnd they are very useful....?

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