Re-Power a 32 with new outboards

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SteppingStone
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Re-Power a 32 with new outboards

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Has anyone replaced the old Yamaha 9.9's with the new ones with power tilt?.... do they fit??? if not what other engines will work......

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Re: Re-Power a 32 with new outboards

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Not power tilt, but... we have repowered our PDQ32 with Yamaha 9.9s that are specially built by Simyamaha, a place in Wisconsin. https://www.simyamaha.com/outboards-1/t ... aha-model/ They take a long shaft tiller model and remove the tiller and add a remote throttle connection. It's available in 7 or 10 pin wiring, and they can build you a 7-to-10 pin converter if you want to support both (we had one side 10 pin and the other side 7 pin for some reason).
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Re: Re-Power a 32 with new outboards

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I installed a pair of the new engines with power tilt. Since the engines are a bit smaller I was able to raise the mount two inches using fiberglass over a piece of wood. With the 2 inch raised mount the tilt elemnts clear the water at rest but they still kiss the waves when underway. I was not happy with the wave contact so this year I will be altering the units to move the tilt system up in front of the motors. I will cut off the extended mounts so that they will no longer extend below the pods.

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I have now modified my power tilts to relocate the cylinders up in front of the engines. A 1/4 inch three part line is used to pull the engine up. A 3/16 wire rope runs from the cylinder top pin location down through the transom and to the lower end of the cylinder to hold the engine down when in reverse. I have cut off the original extended mounts.

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