Use Loctite to keep the side plate bolts from backing out. Although this motor is well balanced, it does vibrate more at higher RPM by definition. Locktite solves this easily.
LESSONS LEARNED: Add one to two ounces of of extra oil to the motor to keep the oil sensor from freaking out. If you’re out on the water after an oil change, and it keeps cutting out, raise the props to level the motor out, run up the RPM, then slowly drop the propeller into […]
Getting into the motor build in earnest now. Here’s you’ll learn how to check the clearances and properly seat the bearings onto the connecting rod. ARC Racing Connecting Rod Installation The guys at OMB Warehouse gave us all the parts to do the build! Good times. Here are the parts used: Stage 2/3 Parts for […]
Here’s how to secure your mud motor for transport. Also I’ll show you my row trolling rig for fly trolling.
Carry tools when you get out there on the water, folks. It’s up to you to determine how many tools to carry, but I carry by whole tool bucket.
I put the whole playlist right here, carburetor mods, intake, exhaust the whole bit so that you can upgrade your power plant to a stage 1 mud motor build from taking this course.
Oh, I just figured out how to give Darth Predt more power without him totally disintegrating. (Darth Predt is my SPS longtail for those of you who don’t know.) It’s the old stage system. In auto racing drivers and builders refer to a system of escalating stages for any motor build. Here’s how it works. […]
I searched for several years to buy an outboard motor. The kinds of motors you see all the time here in the United States, the Johnsons, Mercuries, Yamahas and Suzukis of the world. Don’t get me wrong these are all nice motors, well built, but being a poor, country man like myself, these motors were […]
http://hotrodyourmudmotor.gr8.com Hey, guys. I just finished putting together a new video e-course teaching how to hot rod you mud motors. If you’ve been wondering how to get more horsepower and torque out of your mud motor without ruining the engine or breaking your bank account, this e-course might be for you. It’s free. http://hotrodyourmudmotor.gr8.com Good […]
Someone asked about setting the throttle tension the Predator Series motors. It’s a simple deal, there’s one bolt on the throttle body that sets it.