Engine

How to Perform Preventive Maintenance on Your Boat

By | Posted August 2017

Head trouble off at the pass by giving your boat a thorough physical. Learn more here.

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What Running Aground Can Mean For Your Engines

By | Posted June 2017

Sounds or vibrations a little off? Keeping this advice close to heart can help the next time you run aground.

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Repowering Your Boat

By | Posted April 2017

Repowering is not to be taken lightly, but with some expert help and good advice a fine old boat can run like new. Learn more here.

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Know When to Repair, Rebuild, or Remanufacture Your Engines

By | Posted March 2017

If your inboard(s) should fail, you have a very important--and potentially costly--decision to make. We help you decide if you should repair, rebuild, or remanufacture them.

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Should You Have a Sound Shield on Your Generator?

By | Posted July 2016

Could your generator be dying a quiet death? Maybe, if your hushbox is keeping you from proper troubleshooting challenges. Have a look at what Power...

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New Marine Engines

By | Posted March 2016

Engine manufacturers created a lot of exciting buzz at the Ft. Lauderdale and Miami shows.

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Smart Through-Hull Management

By | Posted March 2016

Keep the Water on the Outside.  Keeping through-hull fittings exercised is a simple way to make sure they work. But that’s only the beginning of what you should be...

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How to Assess an Engine Room

By | Posted February 2016

Do you know what you’re looking at in your engine room? Even if the ways of diesel power are a mystery, Editor At Large Capt. Richard Thiel can show you what to look for and what...

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Fuel Additives for Your Boat

By | Posted November 2015

With marine-store shelves sagging under fuel treatments that claim to address a variety of problems, Here's a closer look at three that just may do the trick.

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How to Clean Your Engine Room

By | Posted September 2015

It’s hot, cramped, and hard to reach, but your engine room still needs a good scrub now and then. Here’s how the pros do it.

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What Brand of Oil and Filters Should You Use on Your Boat?

By | Posted August 2015

How closely should your oil match your engine?

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Ventilating Your Boat's Engine Room

By | Posted July 2015

Air is just as crucial to proper engine performance as fuel.

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The Simple Truth About Marine Engine Maintenance

By | Posted May 2015

Maintaining boat engines isn’t rocket science, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Let us show you how to do it the right way.

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