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Forum: Engines 10-13-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By MrMarty51
Thank You MM, we certainly will. Now, the next...

Thank You MM, we certainly will.
Now, the next project, get the garage cleaned up, tools and supplies stowed away and then, I guess a used JD tractor mower needs its snow blower mounted, so its...
Forum: Engines 10-12-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By MrMarty51
Had to travel to a little town 83 miles to the...

Had to travel to a little town 83 miles to the east to find a pk d that we could operate the boat in.
The engine is sure a far cry than it was when it had a gouge out of a piston....
Forum: Engines 10-12-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By MrMarty51
Sure will. Iíll get a video and post it up. ...

Sure will.
Iíll get a video and post it up.
When I opened the youtube app it had a message about starting a trial period for free.
What the heck, is youtube going the way of photobucket ?
Forum: Engines 10-12-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By MrMarty51
I finally found a youtube app that has a download...

I finally found a youtube app that has a download button.
https://youtu.be/_smvEfdgqHI

https://youtu.be/6DV_uSzZJJ4

https://youtu.be/DEHv3-LEVUo
Forum: Engines 10-12-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By MrMarty51
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Forum: Engines 10-12-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By MrMarty51
Got the engine back together and fired it up. It...

Got the engine back together and fired it up. It sounds and runs real nice. Had it on the muffs.
After the son shut off the engine, I told him to fire it up again. He twisted the key, engine did not...
Forum: Engines 10-03-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By MrMarty51
1992 Force 70 Horse power that goes onto the 1992...

1992 Force 70 Horse power that goes onto the 1992 Maxum 1700 XR

Started on the gear box this afternoon. Got one O ring and seal installed, one bearing cup shim and a bearing cup.
Was going to...
Forum: The Dock Walk 09-28-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By MrMarty51
Thats nice. I guess I did not do a thorough...

Thats nice. I guess I did not do a thorough enough search when I was looking.
The to too it off, the 1992 manual for the runabout is already in there, thats what ours is.
Forum: The Dock Walk 09-25-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Sticky: Mug shots!!
Views: 12,357
Posted By MrMarty51
Me on the Moo Glide Grandson and I on a...

Me on the Moo Glide

Grandson and I on a walking bridge in Alaska
Forum: The Dock Walk 09-24-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By MrMarty51
Owners Manuals

I dont know if this is posted in the proper area, if it is not then please move it to the appropriate section.
Thank You.
The Maxum 1700 XR that My son has purchased has the owners manual, well,...
Forum: Engines 09-24-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 565
Posted By MrMarty51
If You can get the engine started, then, pull...

If You can get the engine started, then, pull plug wires and replace them back onto the plugs as You go along until you find the faulty cylinder. Just have the plug wires loosened for easy removal...
Forum: Engines 09-24-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By MrMarty51
Hello Mike Thank You for the reply. I too am...

Hello Mike
Thank You for the reply.
I too am hoping that the transom wood core is not rotted out.
I doubt that if I had gone with the son when he looked at the boat that I would have known enough...
Forum: Engines 09-24-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 565
Posted By MrMarty51
In my years as a professional mechanic, when You...

In my years as a professional mechanic, when You pull a plug wire on an engine with a knock, if the knock goes away then that cylinder has a connecting rod bearing that is gone out. If the knock gets...
Forum: Engines 09-24-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By MrMarty51
Thank You MMwjr. Neither one of us is that...

Thank You MMwjr.
Neither one of us is that familiar with boats and their power plants. We are learning as we go.
I do know that the transom box ( a new word I just learned ) it has a like a cup...
Forum: Engines 09-23-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By MrMarty51
1/2 Owner I Guess

Or close. LOL
My son bought this 1992 Maxum 1700XR last summer. He did not try it out, looked it over, paid the guy and drove the 90 miles home with it.
He hooked the muffs to it, fired right up...
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