With our new high frequency arc, square wave, fast freezing puddle and deep penetration there is a lower amount of heat generated. Special items we stock New and used parts years 1978 to 1995 Upper-lower gear-cases and gears to go in them. The repair manual contains hundreds of original photographs and illustrations obtained from the complete disassembly and assembly of the engine. Remove the front anode and check the shift rod height. Be careful not to preload the system.
Use only the 914017 alignment plate to hold the bellcrank at the 90 degree position. Free advice is usually worth what you pay for it. Just because I think this information is accurate, helpful, true, etc, doesn't mean it will solve any of your problems, or that it won't cause you problems. Lou C probably bought the last one! Any possibility of changing your order? Shift rod height is a critical adjustment! Or look one up on the internet, I'm sure they'd mail it to you if they can get it. Ajust the shift cable trunnion to center the forward fixed overstroke cam with the switch button on the overstroke switch. The perfect tool can now be used in a mobile environment. Excessive tension will cause the shift system to bind.
The shop manual will guide mechanics and owners through each service, troubleshooting and repair procedure possible. Unfortunately I've gotta feeling they may be hard to come by. Even the most novice mechanic can also easily follow the step-by-step guides which are made simple by the illustrations and drawings. Carburetor rebuild kit with fuel filter and water pump impellers. Perform the transom bracket shift cable adjustment.
From what I can tell, the 507708 manual looks like it's the one for 1988 Cobras, but don't hold me to it. I seem to recall the factory shop manual only cost 30-40 bucks or so. Troubleshooting the engine, starting with the. . Cobra years 1986 to 1992. You'd give it your best shot; alas, that might well be a shot in the dark, because the Cobra shift linkage isn't very similar to anything else. Should cover the 88's, no? I sincerely wish you the best of luck with your Cobra.
Model number is 8 or 9 digits with the last 6 of them letters. Outboard motor or inboard stern-drive boats including Volvo Penta out-drives, Alpha One generation 2 and Mercruiser out-drives. While holding down on the shift lever, remove all slack from the remote control shift cable by pulling its casing guide to the rear of the boat. Just 'cause I'm a great guy doesn't mean I know what I'm talking about. Misapplication of this procedure may cause expensive damage to your sterndrive.
Unit should shift no harder with the cable installed than with it removed. If at all possible, I'd get the manual for my exact engine model. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Control box should be moved into the forward gear idle position, then half-way back to neutral. The drive numbers listed for 1988 models all start with 9852, but the 5.
Note from Stuart: Your shift lever should look like picture 19 below. When I last performed this adjustment, I had to climb into and out of the boat five or six times; I've decided that's O. I have the owners operators manual, the parts manual and the service manual. This, in addition to extensive research, is how Clymer repair manuals achieve an unmatched level of detail. If you try this, you must have a length of suitable threaded rod installed in the retainer so you can check squareness as you work.
I respectfully suggest you make sure that your shifter and cables are working smoothly and easily before proceeding. On Stuart's Cobra, this cable drag was about four pounds 1,8 kg. Gear-case seal kit with o rings and seals. While much of it is probably the same, I know there are some differences between the years. Throttle Cable Adjustment Install and adjust the throttle cable. Also, disconnect the throttle cable at the carburetor. Manifolds and elbows come with gaskets in the kit.
Electric shift swivel How to the outdrive Oil filling and oil draining. Refer to the Appropriate Service Manual. If your Cobra used to shift normally, and has only recently developed a shifting problem, it's unlikely that this setting could have changed. We have a machine shop for special adapter bushings required for older electric shift Stringers. Tension on the cable should be only enough to positively close the throttle plates. I'm telling you that this procedure worked great on my Cobra. If yours is too stiff, loosen the retainer and retest.
That's how I got mine 3 years ago, see if they are still available. E bay is good for some stuff but sometimes you gotta just bite the bullet and go to the source! With the foregoing in mind, trying to adjust your sterndrive linkage with no knowledge of this procedure is probably even worse for your sterndrive. This is not difficult, just fussy. What are the last three letters of your engine model number? The adjustment is simple if you have the sterndrive off. If I worked at a marina, I might feel otherwise. Older type boats with electric stern-drive components years 1964 to 1977.