Archive - June, 2011

Mercruiser Vazer Marine Engine Specifications

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Check out this link to find the Mercruiser Vazer Marine Engine Specifications

Engine Spec’s

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How to Know When It’s Time To Replace Your Marine Engine Coupler

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Mercruiser Engine Coupler Replacements


Question: When is the right time to replace the engine coupler?

Answer/Recommendation: Whenever the engine is out of the boat, and the coupler has more than 30 – 50 hours of service. There really isn’t a set standard for this however our rule-of-thumb is that if you don’t want to risk having to pull the engine back out of the boat to change a failed coupler, go ahead and change it while the engine is out. Installing fresh power in front of a worn out engine coupler will fail it in a pretty short amount of time.

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Link to Engine Coupler Store Category…….New Engine Couplers

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How to Pre-Lube Your Marine Engine Before the Initial Startup

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Because of the various engine manufacturing related test such as oil pressure testing, oil flow testing, spin torque testing, etc the assembly lubricant used during the initial assembly of the engine may be totally eliminated by the time you receive your replacement longblock. Therefore to prevent dry-start engine related damage it is crucial to prelube the engine before the initial start up. This short video illustrates a very simple way to perform this.

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How to Align Your Mercruiser Sterndrive

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

This short video illustrates the importance of proper sterndrive alignment, and exactly how to align your sterndrive. The video also illustrates the the damage that can be experienced if the drive is not aligned properly.

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Sterndrive Coupler for 1995 5.7L Mercruiser Small V8

Monday, June 13th, 2011


Thanks for your inquiry and the opportunity at earning your business. Using the link below you can add your selected product(s) to your shopping cart and the shipping estimator located at the bottom of the shopping cart page will give you a shipping cost based on your specific postal code. Let me know if you need any further technical information or help placing your order. In either case I will be glad to assist!

Link to Coupler

Link to Video on Aligning the Drive

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Stillwater, OK 74074
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Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2011 9:59 PM
To: PPT – Marine Engines & Parts
Subject: Contact Us Submission

Chad writes:
I bought a Mercruiser 350 magnum mpi gen + serial #0k005048 and looking for the right drive coupler to go to a alpha 1 gen 2 drive. We took the flywheel and coupler off the old engine.. a 1991 4.3 v6 but not sure if it is right. Having a hard time aligning things. Just wondering what coupler i need so I can buy a new one from you. Thanks Chad

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