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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...