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The Outboard Boater's Handbook: 

The Outboard Boater's Handbook: Advanced Seamanship and Practical Skills
Drawing material from such diverse sources as equipment catalogs and boating journals, this handbook covers virtually everything about boating, from selecting a craft to navigating, nor does it neglect such related matters as boat trailers, equipment upgrades, maintenance, and security. The illustrations illuminate the text's points and enhance the instructional thrust; the maintenance sections are easy to follow; and the safety sections, valuable to any boat owner, are succinct. Moreover, by employing the book's do-it-yourself methods, the small-boat owner stands to make significant savings both in maintenance costs and in the costs of alterations and enhancements of equipment. A worthy addition for libraries serving small-boat enthusiasts. From Booklist  Mike Tribby --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Outboard Engines : Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair;

If like most do-it-yourselfers you've relied on a sketchy owner's manual or one of those abstruse shop manuals written for professional mechanics to keep your onboard running, here's an end to your frustration. This abundantly illustrated nonthreatening guide is filled with effective maintenance, repair, and advanced troubleshooting advice for two cycle and four-cycle engines from 2 to 250 horsepower. Although outboard engines have become more reliable, they're also more sophisticated and require more than a passing knowledge of mechanics to troubleshoot and repair. Outboard Engines covers recent developments such as electronic ignition, oil injection systems, and four-stroke powerheads. Your fears about the reliability of your "finicky" outboard are over!

bulletEvinrude / Johnson
bulletEvinrude Johnson Outboard Shop Manual 1.5 to 125 Hp 1956-1972; Ray Joy
bulletEvinrude/Johnson Outboard Shop Manual 48-235 Hp, 1973 1990 (Clymer Marine Repair Series); Randy Stephens
bulletEvinrude Johnson Outboard Shop Manual 1.5 to 125 Hp 1956-1972; Ray Joy
bulletClymer Evinrude/Johnson : 2-Stroke Outboard Shop Manual : 85-300 1995-1998 (Includes Jet Drive Models) (Clymer Marine Repair Manuals)
bulletSeloc's Johnson/Evinrude Outboard : Tune-Up and Repair Manual/1971-1989, 1 and 2-Cylinder (Vol 2(1971-89)); Joan Coles, et al
bulletSeloc's Force Outboard Repair Manual : Covers All Models 1984 Thru 1996
by Clarence W. Coles, Joan Coles (Paperback)
bulletForce Outboard Shop Manual : 4-150 Hp Includes L-Drives 1984-1999 (Clymer Marine Repair Manuals)
bulletClymer Honda Outboard Shop Manual : 2-130 Hp Four-Stroke : 1976-1999 (Includes Jet Drives) (Clymer Marine Repair Manuals)
bulletHonda 4-Stroke Outboard 78-99 : 2-130 Horsepower, 1-4 Cyclinder (Seloc Marine Manuals)
by Chilton (Paperback)
bulletMercury / Mariner
bulletSeloc Mercury/Mariner Outboards : 1990-00 Repair Manual (Seloc Marine Manuals) by Chilton(Editor)
bulletSeloc Mercury Outboards : 1965-91 Repair Manual 90-300 Horsepower, Inline 6 and V6 by Chilton, et al (Paperback)
bulletMercury 4-90 Hp, 4-Stroke Outboards, '95-'00 (Paperback - February 2001)
bulletMERCURY OUTBOARD 1965-1991 by Chilton, et al
bulletMercury/Mariner Outboard : 1-And 2-Cylinder 1990-1994 : Tune-Up and Repair Manual by Chilton, et al (Paperback)
bulletMariner Outboard : Tune-Up and Repair Manual -- by Chilton, et al; Paperback
bulletMariner Outboard : 1977-89, 3&4 Cylinder by Chilton, et al (Paperback)
bulletMariner Outboard Shop Manual : 2-220 Hp, 1976-1989 (Clymer Marine Repair Series) by Randy Stephens(Editor) (Paperback - March 1991)
bulletClymer Suzuki Outboard Shop Manual, 2-225 Hp, 1985-1991 (Includes Jet Drives)
(Paperback - March 1992)
bulletClymer Suzuki : Outboard Shop Manual : 2-65 Hp Two-Stroke 1992-1999 (Includes Jet Drives)
bulletSuzuki Outboards 88-99 : 2-225 Horsepower, 1-4 Cylinder (Seloc Marine Manuals)
by Nichols(Editor) (Paperback - April 2000)
bulletYamaha 2-250 Hp, 2 Stroke Outboards, 1996-1998 (Clymer Marine Repair Manuals)
bulletSeloc Yamaha Outboards : 1992-98 Repair Manual (Seloc Marine Manuals) -- by Chilton, Kevin M. G. Maher(Editor);
bulletSeloc's Yamaha Outboard : 3-Cylinder, 1984-1988 Includes Jet Drive : Tune-Up and Repair Manual/Valid Thru 1991 (Seloc Publications Marine Manuals) -- by Chilton, et al; Paperback
bulletYamaha 2-250 Hp 2 Stroke Outboard Shop Manual, 1990-95
(Paperback - December 1998)
bulletSeloc's Yamaha Outboard V4 and V6, 1984-1988 : Tune-Up and Repair Manual : Includes Jet Drive, Counterrotating Drive (Seloc Publications Marine manual
by Chilton, et al (Paperback)
bulletYamaha Outboard and 2 Cyl 1991
by Chilton, et al (Paperback)
bulletOutboard Engines : Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair; Edwin R. Sherman, Ed Sherman
bulletOutboard Motor Service Manual : Service Manual/Covering Motors Below 30 Horsepower from 1969;
bulletKeep Your Outboard Motor Running: Care and Maintenance for the Boater; Richard Thiel


The Old Outboard Book;

Peter Hunn

Far from being useless, old outboards are available, easily maintained, and can still be good, reliable performers. You can pick up an old outboard for under $100, and restore it to operating condition for half that. Peter Hunn-a lifetime collector of outboard motors-details their history and provides practical advice. A listing of antique outboards will enable anyone to identify a motor and learn its vital statistics. Chapters cover care, simple repair, and operation and include a comprehensive oil-mix and spark plug chart.

 The Legend of Mercury; Jeffrey L. Rodengen, et al

The Legend of Mercury Marine by, four time Pulitzer Prize nominee, Jeffrey L. Rodengen is destine to join the best-selling ranks with Jeff's other nautical best seller's, The Legend of Chris Craft, Evenrude Johnson and The Legend of OMC, Serving The silent Service: The Legend of Electric Boat, and Iron Fist: The Lives of Carl Kiekhaefer.

Sixty years old in 1999, Mercury Marine is the most recognized mane in the marine industry, and the memory of its founder, Carl Kiekhaefer, lives on in the hearts and minds of engineers and boat

Evinrude, Johnson and the Legend of OMC; Jeffrey L. Rodengen

Nominated twice for a Pulitzer Prize, this book chronicles the great success and remarkable history of the world's largest maker of outboard motors. First known as "detachable rowboat motors," a race for outboard speed and power has propelled the marine industry from Evinrude's small shed in Milwaukee into a billion-dollar worldwide company.



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