How to Take Care of an Outboard Motor?

Answer Proper care and maintenance of an outboard motor, or any other motor for that matter, will increase the operating life of the motor, therefore reducing the cost of ownership. Caring for an outboard... Read More »

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How to Fog an Outboard Motor for Winter?

Winterizing your outboard motor is an important step to extend the life of the motor. In colder climates this is especially important. Each outboard motor manufacturer has specific instructions for... Read More »

How to Tune an Outboard Motor?

Proper compression, fuel and spark play the major roles in outboard engine performance. Outboard engines do not get the chance to coast like automobile engines; outboard motors run under load almos... Read More »

DIY Outboard Motor Hoist?

You can make your own hoist for an outboard motor by utilizing the ceiling in your garage or the storage area for your boat. To do this, you can mount a chain hoist to the ceiling joists. This will... Read More »

How to Test-Run an Outboard Motor?

A test run on your outboard motor, whether it has been laid up for a few weeks or stored for the season, can be a very wise procedure before heading out onto open water. The time to diagnose an eng... Read More »