Hey everyone my lehr 5hp just blew a seal and the mechanic tells me it wont be easy to find so I’m looking at other outboards on the market, my yacht club told me they have 3 for sale, a 15, a 20 and a 40.
I know the 20 and the 40 will definitely be too big, but will a 15 4 stroke be good or...
I might have found the problem, removed the line from the vented loop and pumped, no water, so I traced back the hoses and found a strainer in line, opened it up and still no water, from there it’s a short piece of tubing to the thru hull, I’m thinking the line is blocked by bugs or something as...
Ho Peggy it’s a jabsco, not sure on the model # but it’s a newer one, yes there should be a seacock there, but I guess in 1975 they didn’t think about it, it is a below water line thru hull
It’s in my plan to install one in the fall
sailsf yes that is how it was plumbed.
Hey everyone I installed a new head on Cool Whip but it doesn’t pump water in? There is no seacock just a thru hull, I checked the vented loop and it is good vut no water to the bowl, what am I missing???
it was scary (for me anyways) but she's in the water, just had to be escorted to my dock as the outboard ( lehr 5hp) broke an o-ring so no gas to the engine, but no water seems to have gotten in the boat, I'll check again tomorrow morning before we get the rest of the boats in
just finished painting under the supports today, checked and fixed the last of the electrical gremlins, new head, new plumbing, new bilge pump, new cushions, new settees, new windows new batteries and many more.
next year I'll tackle the eye candy aspect of her, but for this year I'm pretty much...