Re: Re: 115 hp merc


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Posted by Ken Denman (192.197.253.136) on November 02, 2005 at 13:42:02:

In Reply to: Re: 115 hp merc posted by Greg Mc on November 02, 2005 at 12:37:28:

Also,

Barrel tests are not always a good indicater of engine health - the motor is usually breathing recycled exhaust gases.

If you are forced to test in a barrel, ensure you are either blowing fresh air into the carbs, or pulling it away from the exhaust.

A bent or holed belly pan or one with a bad gasket can affect idle if it is allowing exhaust gasses into the hood.

You don't say if the motor runs OK on the boat at high speed.



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