Re: [omc-boats] Re:Evinrude "Explorer" & Surfer update

From: David <odin@...>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 10:50:07 -0500

Lee, regarding my last email - I guess you would have to unhook the hoses from the
engine to the exhaust manifolds and plug them as well - once done, you could hook
a garden hose to any one of the hoses from the engine and turn on the water -
house pressure should be enought to push water through any small cracks etc. Dave

LeeHazen@... wrote:

> First time I've ever seen that model. Very unusual cockpit arrangement.
> Lots of room behind front seats for putting stuff found while "exploring".
> I wonder about front leg room though.
> My Johnson "Surfer" is back home after having the intake manifold removed,
> inspected and re-installed. $243 later, I'm no further along in solving my
> problem with the water in the oil. That's because I've not had time to work
> on it.
> I do have the flush adapter for the outdrive pivot and plan to hook water up,
> and let it run through the engine and monitor the oil drain to see if any
> water
> comes out.
> If not, then I'll put used oil and engine flush in and run the engine and let
> it
> warm up and check for evidence of water in the oil. If no water, then I'll
> drain the oil, replace the filter and put fresh oil in the engine and hope for
> the best. If water is found, I'll just sell the boat for parts.
> I'm getting too old for this. My pontoon boat will have to do for my lake
> excursions from now on. It's been very good the last 5 years and since I
> replaced the floor with composite deck boards, it looks very nice and will
> never rot or deteriorate again.
> My boat's name says it all - - "SERENITY NOW ! " (from an episode of
> Seinfeld)
> Lee Hazen
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