Category Archives: Outboard Motor Information

How To Start A Small 2 Stroke Outboard Motor

How To Start A Two-Stroke Outboard Motor Engine Small outboards mostly have a manual start which means you pull on a length of rope to turn the engine over. Fortunately, the rope is on a recoil spring so it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Boat Propellers

Aiqidi Outboard Motor Propeller

Boat Propeller  – Mystery and Science What goes on down under the stern of a boat is a bit of a mystery to most people. Propellers are considered to be expensive, mysterious and fragile. But props are not mysterious at … Continue reading

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Mounting An Outboard Motor Correctly

Mounting an outboard motor correctly Here is a brief outline on mounting an outboard motor correctly. The first two things that need to be established before mounting an outboard motor on the transom of your boat are pretty obvious:  1: … Continue reading

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Changing Outboard Motor Gearbox Oil

Changing Outboard Motor Gearbox Oil An outboard motor gearbox is located behind the propeller.  It is a ‘right angle drive’ type gearbox that changes the drive from the motor from vertical to horizontal. Some gearboxes have a clutch mechanism behind them, … Continue reading

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