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Old 20 April 2011, 09:17   #1
Country: UK - England
Town: macclessfield
Boat name: Reach Out
Make: Quicksilver
Length: 4m +
Engine: 30hp Tohatsu EFI
Join Date: Aug 2010
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YAM AUTOLUBE 20hp First Pull

Boat and outboard been asleep since October... It was sprayed with 2 stroke oil up the plug holes with a sring, turned over a few times, and left till last week.

Should by rights of tested the engine before launching, but did not. Filled tank with new fuel and primed. It started first pull on the water, no smoke seen, instant water out of tell tail...
Cracking little engine the 2 smoke yam 20hp autolube. (around 2005/2006)......

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Old 20 April 2011, 09:27   #2
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Country: Ireland
Make: Redbay Boats
Length: 9m +
Engine: 370hp
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Nice when a plan comes together!

I've had the same experience here. I ran the Toohotsue in October until she burned off the fuel in the carb, then fogged the cylinders and refitted the plugs. I put her in the barrel this week and primed with fresh fuel. I expected a swearing session but no - first pull and Vroom - lotsa smoke mind!

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