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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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 Decarbonize an Outboard Motor?

Marine outboard motors which have been used for extended trolling and idling often build up carbon deposits inside the combustion chamber. Carbon deposits result from the incomplete burning of gaso... 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 »

How to Maintain an Outboard Motor?

It's easy to keep your outboard in tip-top shape, even if you're not a mechanic. A little TLC and preventive boat motor maintenance facilitates safe boating and can keep your motor running well and... Read More »