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  1. I would be concerned about the tube breaking off in the oil filter galley or getting stuck either way the engine is getting torn down .I have never had a problem using the dipstick tube which goes to the bottom of the pan that is what it was designed for
  2. I run mine and let it sit for 20 min hook up the pump and get 95% out even with a drain plug you truly never get all the oil out .If you don't give the oil time to drain back into the pan you get less out
  3. merc 3.0 mpi
  4. I was wondering what the service life of the exhaust shutters are I would rather be too soon than late
  5. my accessory switch turns on the depth finder
  6. Brunswick does not own chap
  7. ya I was hoping for 19ftish outboard but no windshield not interested maybe next year they will strap an outboard on the 19 h2o
  8. update I have found the source of the leak now how to fix it its not oil and its not coming from the motor . Where the spot is appearing what I thought was a dot on the floor of the bilge is a actually a hole about the size of a pen tip the stuff is oozing out of that hole. What was happening was when I trailer air moves through the rear vents and blows on the hole and makes it ooze I duplicated it with a leaf blower and watched it ooze out .its about a 1/2 inch left of the bilge pump mount so I cant reach it as my arms are human
  9. x2 spun prop
  10. my personal favorite was when these people thought it was ok to use the courteously dock at the ramp as a staging area and proceed to pull their kids on a tube at full power in the no wake zone
  11. an intermitted problem like that sounds electrical could be something as simple as a loose connection to the coil or ignition switch next time it does it see if its getting spark just pop a wire off the distributer hold about 1/2 inch from the cap see if it sparks
  12. looks like chap is discontinuing the 18ft probably because the 3.0 is no longer in production by gm anyone hear if they are replacing it with an outboard version
  13. new does come with a warranty
  14. when we went boat shopping we wanted something in the 18 19 range we thought the h2o was by far the nicest in that size range
  15. cash before you hand over the title I wouldn't take a certified check or a wire transfer yankee dollars in my hand or no title