How to Decarb an Outboard?

Answer If you see white billowing smoke when you start your outboard boat motor it might be time to decarb it. "Decarb" is short for the term "decarbonization," which means to decrease the amount of carbo... Read More »

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How old is the Suzuki outboard?

The first Suzuki outboard motor was marketed in 1965, making it more than 40 years old. This first outboard engine was the D55, a two-stroke petrol motor that delivered 5.5 horsepower. Suzuki outbo... Read More »

How to Repaint an Outboard?

Painting an outboard motor requires a thorough cleaning of the motor's exterior, as well as masking off the parts that you don't want to paint. On some outboards, you'll have to remove or mask off ... Read More »

How to Change I/O to Outboard?

Many boat owners with older inboard/outboard or stern drive motors consider the possibility of converting to outboard motors when forced to re-power their craft. Most people that switch are looking... Read More »

Standard Oil V. Outboard Oil?

Engine oils are made with distinct purposes and functions and should not be mixed. Doing so can cause engine damage and even failure if used too long in the wrong capacity. This sort of mix-up can ... Read More »