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Old 20 May 2013, 03:04   #11
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Originally Posted by Dirk Diggler View Post
It's already coated by the factory, with a plastic sealent!
I just replaced one- the plastic sealant had gone brittle and was loose/split/blistered away from it by rust under it. The terminals were exposed (if it originally had those awful Merc rubber sleeves they'd come off) and there were nasty brown streaks down the inside of the console.
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Old 20 May 2013, 03:40   #12
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Originally Posted by Cookee View Post
They corrode - get a Yamaha one
jky has one for sale

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