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Tan, MerCruiser Certified Technician
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How do I get the bolts out of a 1988 225 tilt assembly that

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How do I get the bolts out of a 1988 225 johnson tilt assembly that go thru the bottom tried everything
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 11 months ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Due to corrosion you will have to use a substantial amount of heat. This means acetylene/oxygen torch.

You are referring to #69 and 70 correct?

You difinitely don't want to break the bolts off so the real heat is the only way to get then out.

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