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  1. [Question] 1999 135 Mercury OB dies with little throttle

    New to the forum so be nice :) Outboard is 6 cylinder with carburetors Has 300 hours Cranks fine but when small amount of gas applied in gear it dies. Had very similar problem a few years ago except you could apply some throttle but with aggressive throttle it would stall; replaced primer bulb...
  2. motor dies rough water

    I have a cat with blown 540 twin carbs, motor dies going over rough water. it starts right back up. I have checked float levels, seem to be good, fuel pressure good. no loose ignition wires. what should I check now ? It only dies when going over rough water or big wake.
  3. Fred Phelps Sr dies...

    Political Rhetoric
    hopefully a horrible and most pain full death, and his spirit be consumed by the blackest of depths and never be heard from again, may his brood follow the same path. Good riddance you piece of shit.
  4. Kurt Caselli dies at Baja 1000

    Off the Water
    KTM factory off-road rider Kurt Caselli died as a result of head trauma after running into a man-made booby-trap 749 miles into the Baja 1000 race. What a tragedy!
  5. Need help. 2006 Mercruiser 496HO starts then dies

    Bob Teague
    I'm hoping someone can help me. I'm tired of spending money on services calls and parts with no repair. I recently had both fuel pumps replaced. I was told that my engine was repaired. Yesterday I was excited to go boating after waiting 2 months for repairs. I started the port engine -- good to...
  6. Engine idles for about two minutes and dies

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Hey guys, My mechanic is a bit stumped on this, I am going to take him for a ride Friday to show him what's going on. But in advance of that, I'd like some additional perspectives. I'll take my boat out for a cruise, it'll run great, it'll idle smoothly and when I go to anchor a ways in to a...
  7. Adam Yauch dies of cancer at 47

    PB Open Water
    ORIGINAL beastie boys member Adam Yauch AKA MCA passes after a long battle with cancer... :no: ONE of the favorite bands for young rockers to make cheesy music videos of... They had a good long run...
  8. Surfline founder Sean Colins dies

    PB Open Water
    RIP Sean.......Great life......Way to young....Leaving Facebook... | Facebook
  9. Dr Kevorkian dies unassisted

    Political Rhetoric
    This guy sure scared the hell out of corporate terminal illness death profiteers. If assisted suicide was a legally accepted and widely used way out of this world billion$ would be lost by hospitals, doctors, nursing homes, assisted care, and hospice businesses. People would just voluntarily...
  10. Taco Bell Dog Dies!!

    PB Open Water
    Yo Quiero Taco Bell!!:)Violin Taco Bell ad star Gidget the Chihuahua dies at 15
  11. Oscar-winning actor Karl Malden dies at 97

    PB Open Water
    Another one bites the dust:
  12. Racing Icon Dies.......

    One of racing's all time cam builders is gone at the age of 89, Jack Engle passed away this morning. My first machinist boss worked for Jack many moons ago, and new his sons well. Nice to know I have one of his cams in the 21, God speed Mr. Engle.
  13. Obama's Grandmother dies.......

    PB Open Water
    Just announced. Horrible timing for him. Regardless of your politics, it's a sad day. If she had only lived to see what tomorrow brings. Godspeed to her. Prayers to him and his family. Please get out and vote tomorrow.
  14. Man sets himself on fire and dies...

    PB Open Water
    WTF would posses him to do that....he had of the worst ways to go.;_ylt=AvXgag_YPOKTviLFnlD72yPLLJ94
  15. Singer-actor Jerry Reed dies

    PB Open Water
    Singer-actor Jerry Reed dies at the age of 71 Sept. 2, 2008, 12:47 PM EST NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jerry Reed, a singer who appeared in the "Smokey and the Bandit" movies, has died of complications from emphysema at age 71, his longtime booking agent said Tuesday. Carrie Moore-Reed, who is no...
  16. Man dies blowing up inflatable boat

    PB Open Water
    Be carefull when blowing up an inflatable...
  17. engine dies under load

    I have a problem here. I have a v drive with a 468 gen 4 bbc. I can get it to start right up and idle, but when given gas it stutters and dies. I took the tanks out and cleaned them really good. I put all new lines on them 3/8. I made sure everything was tight. I bought a brand new high flow...
  18. Veteran drag racer John Shoemaker dies in Bakersfield accident

    PB Open Water
    John Shoemaker, 65, a veteran drag racer from Sacramento, Calif., died from injuries suffered when his nostalgia Top Fuel dragster went out of control and crashed during a qualifying run Saturday at the March Meet race at Auto Club Famoso Raceway. Shoemaker was airlifted to Kern Medical Center...
  19. Retired L.A. Sportscaster Stu Nahan Dies At 81

    PB Open Water
    RIP Stu Longtime Los Angeles sportscaster Stu Nahan, who was introduced to a worldwide audience with his role as a boxing announcer in all six "Rocky" films, died today at age 81, the Los Angeles Times reported on its Web site. Nahan, 81, had...