I had to cut the soft brass ring with an oscillating tool. Keep in mind, it's still possible to put several hundred more into it, between fuel pump kits, carb kits, waterpump, going through the magneto, etc. Big difference, one explodes the gases, the other just burns. If it runs, it is worth whatever someone is willing to pay for it. I need all the help I can get. Seems some things are priceless.
Any of the goldwing sites I am a member of would have as many replies as views and people would be honest and not sarcastic. Any motor that will do the speed or have the power for your application, will do be it 1 or 100 years old. This engine has power steering and a recoil-type starter. The pistons have a 5. This website is not associated with any product manufacturer mentioned in any way. You can pay for your Kiekhaefer Mercury Vintage Outboard Motor service manual with Paypal or Visa, MasterCard or Discover.
Even if this information is the same as the original factory specs, boats are sometimes modified. This will happen if you allow fuel to sit in the carb for extended periods without running it like over winter. There is a washer on the linkage. The repair manual contains hundreds of original photographs and illustrations obtained from the complete disassembly and assembly of the engine. Jul 28, 2013 You can seize the bearings real quick with starting fluid.
It cranks and runs well I have not mounted it on my center console yet as it is still on the old glastron that I got it with. Fuel cap or fuel tank is not venting properly. You can also decarbon the motor by running a concentration of gas, oil and seafoam into… the serial number is on a metal plate attached to the steering unit in front of the motor. Weak point to keep an eye on - the driveshaft, particularly below the waterpump housing, is prone to rust. You should always disconnect your fuel line while the engine is running and let the gas in the carb run out if it is going to be idle for awhile. Elvin My answers are like Zen. I see this was supposed to be a testimonial, not a progress report.
If we can provide additional assistance of any kind please feel free to and tell us what you need. Bump still kind of looking for a more direct answer. I need all the help I can get. Idle port, transfer ports, slow air jet clogged. Have you tried the motor yet? Float needle and seat sticking. Thus, for safety and other reasons, it is a good idea to verify information here to make sure it matches up with your boat. Failing that, install a small electric pump perhaps.
The older 1950s era Mercs have a strong following, but the 1960s stuff is a much grayer area. The trailer and boat had no title or registration. I will post what it is but I do not know what it should be other than somewhere over 125-130? I forgot to put oil in a new to me 1996 60 hp elpto so it makes a noise like it has a bad rod bearing or wristpin. Your Clymer Manuals Mercury Mariner 3. Engine Manual: Information on this page has come from multiple third parties and can not be guaranteed to be accurate. The old 650s are workhorses and are generally fairly easy to work on for basic maintenance stuff. It may not be the answer you want, but it is generally the answer you need.
Clymer manuals are copyright protected. Downside is there are more motors available than there are enthusiasts who are actively buying them, so the prices tend to stay down. I was only curious about the value, it is not crucial. This, in addition to extensive research, is how Clymer repair manuals achieve an unmatched level of detail. But you are very right about not knowing until it is on the water pushing a boat.
If it is clean follow the fuel line up into the motor to the fuel pump. Take the two nuts off and the lower unit will separate from the top. W e only do warranty work. As I recall, all of this class motor were manual start with optional electric start, so thy came equipped with pull starters. Look at the difference in flammability of petroleum gasoline to paraffin. Dec 01, 2015 This is probably a Merc 400 and you can remove the upper cowling and rope start it if you do not have the rope starter already attached.