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#12297823 - 06/16/17 05:58 PM Dead cylinder. HELP!!
Pantera III Offline
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Registered: 11/07/10
Posts: 201
Loc: Pittsburg, TX
Alright guys. I've got a dead cylinder, #6. Coil is good and new plug. Definitely getting spark. Fuel injector is good too. So go ahead and break the bad news to me! Any ideas?

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#12297855 - 06/16/17 06:19 PM Re: Dead cylinder. HELP!! [Re: Pantera III]
Curtbass Offline
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Registered: 04/17/15
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Sounds like you already know.
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#12297906 - 06/16/17 06:56 PM Re: Dead cylinder. HELP!! [Re: Pantera III]
opus Online   content
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Registered: 07/15/07
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Loc: West Tx no. of waco
Simple compression test, just curious how do ya know its #6
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#12298069 - 06/16/17 09:28 PM Re: Dead cylinder. HELP!! [Re: Pantera III]
Pantera III Offline
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Registered: 11/07/10
Posts: 201
Loc: Pittsburg, TX
Dropped all the cylinders to figure out which one. Then swapped coil and injector to eliminate those possibilities.

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#12298073 - 06/16/17 09:29 PM Re: Dead cylinder. HELP!! [Re: Pantera III]
Pantera III Offline
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Registered: 11/07/10
Posts: 201
Loc: Pittsburg, TX
Well I got into it. Significant damage on the # 6 only. Any ideas on price of a rebuild?

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#12298356 - 06/17/17 09:08 AM Re: Dead cylinder. HELP!! [Re: Pantera III]
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Loc: Prosper, TX
Well is it a 250 Pro XS or a 10 horse evinrude? Kinda hard to give advice without any info.
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#12298370 - 06/17/17 09:33 AM Re: Dead cylinder. HELP!! [Re: Pantera III]
Curtbass Offline
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Registered: 04/17/15
Posts: 1636
yup
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#12298390 - 06/17/17 09:52 AM Re: Dead cylinder. HELP!! [Re: Pantera III]
Pantera III Offline
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Registered: 11/07/10
Posts: 201
Loc: Pittsburg, TX
1999 mercury optimax 200 hp

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#12298747 - 06/17/17 05:27 PM Re: Dead cylinder. HELP!! [Re: Pantera III]
Curtbass Offline
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Registered: 04/17/15
Posts: 1636
Check your PM's
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#12301810 - 06/19/17 08:23 PM Re: Dead cylinder. HELP!! [Re: Pantera III]
Curtbass Offline
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Registered: 04/17/15
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What caused the failure on # 6???? Gave you found out yet or gotten ahold of a mechanic yet? Keep us posted.
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#12303540 - 06/20/17 08:36 PM Re: Dead cylinder. HELP!! [Re: Pantera III]
Curtbass Offline
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Registered: 04/17/15
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Metal reed. Went in #6 hole. I was standing there when he pulled it out. Seen it with my own eyes. Put a set of Carbon Fibers in. When one of those goes thru it doesnt tear up stuff like a metal reed. That is a NICE BassCat youve got too. Be safe out there.
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#12305682 - 06/21/17 10:06 PM Re: Dead cylinder. HELP!! [Re: Curtbass]
Pantera III Offline
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Registered: 11/07/10
Posts: 201
Loc: Pittsburg, TX
Yes sir. Going back with carbon fiber. Thanks again for recommending Ronnie. Good to meet you as well. Thanks again

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#12305956 - 06/22/17 08:12 AM Re: Dead cylinder. HELP!! [Re: Pantera III]
boatman025 Offline
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Registered: 07/16/10
Posts: 552
Loc: Wylie
We can check it out and give a price, Give us call



214-796-0373
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#12306053 - 06/22/17 09:17 AM Re: Dead cylinder. HELP!! [Re: Pantera III]
Curtbass Offline
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Registered: 04/17/15
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DEFINATELY look forward to maybe getting together & fishing some with ya. Sure is nice to have a good mechanic. I always say " I know someone" when it comes to actually BUILDING a Mercury motor & doing it RIGHT. We went to lunch after he put sleeve in yesterday. He said," At least THIS guy didnt try to KEEP running it. Saved himself a lot of $ ,trouble,& time by getting it in when he did". Shouldnt be too long now. Talk to you later.


Edited by Curtbass (06/22/17 09:21 AM)
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