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#11844906 - 09/23/16 10:21 AM mercury rigging tube replacement
gwl2 Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/30/08
Posts: 682
Loc: waco tx
I have a mercury 225 pro xs that has a cracked rigging tube on both ends(the hose from the transom to the motor all the hoses and wires run through). Just curious if this is that tough of a job and if there is a better option that the original mercury hose that will crack again. Thanks

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#11846968 - 09/24/16 06:14 PM Re: mercury rigging tube replacement [Re: gwl2]
River Rocket Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 08/17/15
Posts: 14
If you were closer I would say swing over. I will be doing mine one of these weekends. I have the parts and have been waiting for cooler temps. It's pretty easy. Takes maybe an hour to do.

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#11848609 - 09/25/16 05:41 PM Re: mercury rigging tube replacement [Re: gwl2]
gwl2 Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/30/08
Posts: 682
Loc: waco tx
I appreciate that but im going to tackle it tomorrow. Any advice is appreciated.

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#11848747 - 09/25/16 06:47 PM Re: mercury rigging tube replacement [Re: gwl2]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 1721
Loc: texas
Had the same problem with my Yamaha SHO. Took it to Rockwall Marine ( it ain't as easy as you might think ) and had them fix it. They also had to replace the boot where it connects to the transom. Total cost, parts and labor
$140. Saved me all the stress and headaches. Those guys are good and honest as the day is long.
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#11848794 - 09/25/16 07:16 PM Re: mercury rigging tube replacement [Re: gwl2]
bradnitro175 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/11/08
Posts: 4382
Loc: Dallas,tx
I put a zippered rigging sleeve on mine.save you some labor

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