I just read all of the replies and realise how basic my reply is.
I assumed the majority of outboards would be carburetted still.
The second connector is just that, a connector.
It allows for a tighter and stronger connection for the fuel hose.
I learned the hard way about...
I've noticed the same thing on my 30 johnson.
Without knowing why, I assumed it was excess fuel leaking out.
My fuel mix was a little heavy on...
I was flicking through Trailerboat Fisherman (Aussie mag) and saw an article on Yamaha's new V8 four stroke.
5.3 litres and 350 hp!
I reckon your friend might of enjoyed driving that mini truck!
I remember seeing a racing beat mini truck with a turbo twin rotor (13B) in an...
I thought Mazda didn't use rotary engines more widely due to high fuel consumption and low torque.
Turbos changed the torque problem quite...
My 1982 Suzuki DT25 has an airbox, as did my old 18hp Tohatsu.
I panicked a bit when i saw it "missing" :)
Do you think a silencer would be restrictive on a small hp outboard?
I started this motor with the cover off and was surprised...
I learned today that from about 1998, Johnson stopped fitting silencers to the carbs on their 2 stroke outboards.
Do these outboards come with the silencer that fits over the carb?
I have looked on the BRP website with spare part numbers and diagrams and...
What would be the best way to start an outboard that has been unused for nearly a year?
I notice a couple of threads talk about fogging the...
Would anyone know anything about the piranha modular composite propellers?
I'm looking at my options with the DT25.
The current "porridge" prop...
I painted it before using it because of the number of little dings.
The yellow areas are primer, or yellow porridge.
Can you see where I hit it with the hammer jack frost?
I tried your suggestion Sam Sam.
I turned the prop 6 or 7 times and then it slipped.
After that it didn't slip again.
I'll add a couple of...
I have a few different hammers, would you suggest an appropriate one for a 30hp outboard?
My mechanic wanted to keep the motor and...
A beer would be nice marshmat.
Do you have VB over there?
Oh and thanks for your advice guys!
Are you suggesting i'm a big hammer person?
I like to do my damage with lots of small hammers, and spell correctly as well.
I'm happy to part...
Thanks for replying, not a Cassandra at all.
Thanks for the advice.
I stumbled onto this forum last night and the knowledge and advice present...