How to Mount a Swim Platform With Tilt & Trim?

Answer Most boats between 18 and 30 feet in length are equipped with stern-drive engines. Tilt and trim are features of these systems. The tilt feature allows the drive unit to be moved up and down for tr... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Mount a Swim Platform With Tilt & Trim

How to Add a Swim Platform to a Boat?

Installing a swim platform on your boat takes time and effort. Only slightly smaller than the width of your boat, the swim platform installation--cumbersome without assistance in the initial stages... Read More »

How to Adjust an Outboard Motor Trim & Tilt?

Control the tilt and trim on an outboard motor using the trim and tilt switch on the throttle handle or the handle for the gear shift lever. When driving the boat you need to position the motor at ... Read More »

How to Bleed Hydraulic Tilt Trim Pump for Outboard Motor?

When your outboard motor's tilt and trim control becomes sluggish or "mushy" in its movements, like a newborn, it may need to be "burped" to remove air entrained in the hydraulic oil. The air has t... Read More »

How to Replace Hydraulic Fluid on a Outboard Trim/Tilt Pump?

When your outboard motor's hydraulic trim and tilt pump is low on fluid, the hydraulic motor will groan and fail, or come close to failing, to do its job. The obvious answer to this dilemma is to a... Read More »