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9.9 Suzuki oil

Discussion in 'Ask A Macgregor Owner' started by CapnGL, Jan 26, 2018. Add this thread to a FAQ

  1. CapnGL

    CapnGL

    Joined Sep 22, 2016
    123 posts, 30 likes
    MacGregor 26D
    US COUR D ALENE
    Can I disconnect the oil tank and just mix my gas...... When I tilt this motor the oil tank leaks.... Very bad engineering on the oil stopper...... Just s rubber plug not a screw on cap.
    Thanks
    Greg
     


  2. Southpaw

    Southpaw

    Joined Jul 19, 2015
    136 posts, 23 likes
    Beneteau 343
    US BVI
    That depends on if the motor is a two stroke or a four stroke.
     


  3. CapnGL

    CapnGL

    Joined Sep 22, 2016
    123 posts, 30 likes
    MacGregor 26D
    US COUR D ALENE
    2 stroke.....
     


  4. kloudie1

    kloudie1

    Joined Nov 6, 2006
    7,661 posts, 449 likes
    Hunter 34
    US Mandeville Louisiana


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  5. Southpaw

    Southpaw

    Joined Jul 19, 2015
    136 posts, 23 likes
    Beneteau 343
    US BVI
    I don’t see why not if it’s a two stroke. I know one of the guys at work did the same thing on a mercury 250 because the oil pump went out and he almost blew up his motor.
     


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  6. CapnGL

    CapnGL

    Joined Sep 22, 2016
    123 posts, 30 likes
    MacGregor 26D
    US COUR D ALENE
    Ok this is where I'm going with this to start with.....safely......ordering a new cap.
    After all this is a 1988 motor. Hopefully a fresh rubber plug will work. Maybe with a light touch of grease....
    Thanks for the replies... Ha.. it's only January and I'm thinking bout sailing..
     


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