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Old 06-24-2010, 03:23 PM   #1
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Default 2001 scr 3300 throttles

i have a 2001 scr 3300 and my throttles are very stiff, not sure why but i have the tension screws all the way out and they are still stiff. i am thinking of changing out throttles to a 4 lever shifter (seperate throttles/trans) has anyone done this, if so which shifter did you use

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Old 06-24-2010, 03:42 PM   #2

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before you do that..go into your engine bay and see how tight the turn radiius is on the shift they are too will be a bear to shift in and out...when we first got our boat the shifters were really tough to shift in and out...both reverse and fwd was a bear....had the shop come out and adjust the shifters ..nothin...he went out and re-routed the cable and man..what a can just snick them into and out of gear they stay in place while that before the expense of twin shifter levers...


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Old 06-25-2010, 01:50 PM   #3
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I have the same problem with my 3300. let us know how your throttles work out.
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Old 06-29-2010, 05:59 PM   #4
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I bought a 2001 3100 SCR 9 months ago that had throttles so stiff my wife couldn't get them in gear. It has twin Mercruiser 5.0 engines with Bravo 2 outdrives. I had it hauled out and the Mercury tech said whoever had been servicing before didn't know what they were doing. He retimed the gears by removing and reinstalling the input gear assemblies on both drives and now it shifts so easy it's like a new boat. It cost me $$$, but well worth it.
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