Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Boat Questions
I have an older (1970s mercury 9.9 4 stroke outboard motor i
i have an older (1970s mercury 9.9 4 stroke outboard motor i have previously used as a kicker for fishing. i haven't used it in yearsl, but it is in good shape, and had little use. … read more
Yachtwork
Yachtwork
Owner Team Yachtwork
Technical or Trade School
1,944 satisfied customers
I have a 1999 trophy bayliner model 2002 with a 120 hp
I have a 1999 trophy bayliner model 2002 with a 120 hp Mercury force outboard motor I want to buy a 9.9 hp kicker motor for trolling can I install a tiller motor on the back of boat next to other moto… read more
Yachtwork
Yachtwork
Owner Team Yachtwork
Technical or Trade School
1,944 satisfied customers
Wow are you a real person? Well I am taking my Lund alaskan
Well I am taking my Lund alaskan to a 8500 elevation lake in CO. I was wondering how my 9.9 4 stroke 2013 mercury Bigfoot kicker will do at this altitude … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a 2005 9.9 four stroke outboard that I use on my sail
I have a 2005 Johnson 9.9 four stroke outboard that I use on my sail boat. It was used but only had a bout 10 hours on it and looked like new, ran like crap because the guy never used it and the carb … read more
Joe
Joe
Owner Kingsland Auto & Marine Services
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,396 satisfied customers
Hi, Im looking for a second hand Honda 9.9 4 stroke to install
Hi, I'm looking for a second hand Honda 9.9 4 stroke to install beside my 100 hp as a backup. Is there anything I should know and look for this type of motor? Any bad years to avoid? Any other suggest… read more
Charles
Charles
Marine Mechanic
Certified Mercury Tech
5,754 satisfied customers
Need an expert on interference caused from a mercury 9.9 pro
Need an expert on interference caused from a mercury 9.9 pro kicker (also Yamaha 9.9 kicker did the same thing). The interference is on a Lowrance HDS 12 Touch unit. Shows up as snow on downscan (litt… read more
Charles
Charles
Marine Mechanic
Certified Mercury Tech
5,754 satisfied customers
I have a 12 foot Carolina skiff .bench seat In rear with a
I have a 12 foot Carolina skiff .bench seat In rear with a mercury 9.9 hp Boat will almost get on plane but not quite.The gas tank and battery are moved forward. Will a different prop plane it out or … read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 20 ft sea sled center console, 52 inch transom, 78"
I have a 20 ft sea sled center console, 52 inch transom, 78" midships, 59" bow (square), and I'd guess weight about 1000. Alumaweld style (tho no visible make on it now). I have an old classic Mercury… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I am installing a new propeller on a 9.9 Mercury 2 stroke outboard.
I am installing a new propeller on a 9.9 Mercury 2 stroke outboard. The propeller is a Rubber Hub Propeller. My question is which way should the Forward Thrust Washer be placed. I'm not a good mechani… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
Im in the market for a 4 stroke, 40HP Mercury Big Foot outboard
I'm in the market for a 4 stroke, 40HP Mercury Big Foot outboard motor. Is this a reliable motor? I'm hearing from some mechanics that they work on more Mercury's than Suzuki or Yamaha? Any body know … read more
Whitecap36
Whitecap36
Service Manager/Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,557 satisfied customers
Jeff I restored a 40 year old 12 foot v bottom boat and it
Jeff I restored a 40 year old 12 foot v bottom boat and it came out great thanks to your help, the mahogany and bedliner look very professional, I wish there was a way to send you a picture, try this … read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
i have a 1997 9.9 4 stroke johnson high thrust trolling motor.
i have a 1997 9.9 4 stroke johnson high thrust trolling motor. runs great for hours and then dies. it wont start back up for a while. once it starts it runs fine. and then out of the blue it dies. che… read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
i have a marina 9.9 hp .model ma-f9.9el and need to wire it
i have a marina 9.9 hp .model ma-f9.9el and need to wire it up but need to find out what wires are for what. i can get the starter to engage but it just blow the fuse.there is a green and a white wire… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
I have a 2009 yamaha 9.9 two stroke. I am have a hard time
I have a 2009 yamaha 9.9 two stroke. I am have a hard time getting up to plane with my 12 foot Lund Boat. I am a big man and so is my wife. Could you tell me what is needed to make this motor a 15 hp … read more
Expert
Expert
Prop question I have a 2009 War Eagle 1648 (aluminum semi-v)
Prop question? I have a 2009 War Eagle 1648 (aluminum semi-v) on which I just mounted a 2009 Mercury 25 HP 4 stroke short shaft motor (the transom is 16"). I took the motor out for its initial run and… read more
Jason
Jason
Associate Degree
210 satisfied customers
Hi Gents I am told that there is no difference between the
Hi Gents I am told that there is no difference between the 85 hp and 90 hp Yamaha two stroke outboard motors and that they put out the same power is it true? Then what is the best prop selection on a … read more
Scott
Scott
Marine technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
543 satisfied customers
Im looking to replace a 4-stroke 90HP Honda. Just had 2 fuel
I'm looking to replace a 4-stroke 90HP Honda. Just had 2 fuel pumps installed, carbs rebuilt, and now it's determined #2 valve is leaking a bit of fuel--it runs rough at low idle, but does run. Questi… read more
Jason Forsberg
Jason Forsberg
Outboard Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
531 satisfied customers
What size outboard would you recommend for a cape dory typhoon
What size outboard would you recommend for a cape dory typhoon sailboat. This boat has a full keel, 19.5'length, and weighs 2000 lbsd… read more
Greg Robinson
Greg Robinson
Senior service manager
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
199 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ted G.

Ted G.

Rigger, Diagnostician

2,678 satisfied customers

40 years boating, Safe boating instruct., Offshore Race promoter, Failure Analysis, Expert Witness

Dominick

Dominick

Marine Mechanic

1,009 satisfied customers

25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified

John White

John White

Marine Mechanic

306 satisfied customers

11 years experience working on outboards, inboards, sterndrives & pwcs

Jason

Jason

Marine Mechanic

22,043 satisfied customers

Degree in Marine Technology. Gas and diesel marine mechanic.

Tan

Tan

MerCruiser Certified Technician

11,409 satisfied customers

40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.

Jeff G.

Jeff G.

Marine Mechanic

4,730 satisfied customers

42 years experience, Certified Master Technician, All Major Outboards, Sterndrives, Hi-Performance

Captain Dave

Captain Dave

Marine Mechanic

2,672 satisfied customers

USCG Licensed Captain, 20+ Years Boating, Fishing, Maintenance and Repair Experience

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x