New boat checklist help?

Discussion in 'Bubba's Outboards' started by trad_archer, Jan 9, 2006.

  1. trad_archer

    trad_archer New Member

    Cook Springs, AL
    Hello brothers, I done bought another boat. It's an 89 Dynasty ski boat with an "Alpha one 3.0 Mercruiser". Identical to one I sold back in the summer (mistake), so the wife made me get a boat for them that didnt "stink". Heres what i have planned: Change oil, New belt, Replace thermostat(missing?)Why would the thermostat be out? New plugs ,wires,ect., Anything else motor or foot wise i should check? I took it for a test run and everything seems fine, lights work, pumping water, all good. Dont really know how to change the oil in the foot but should this be done? All in all i think the family will be happy(till i start adding rod holders one at a time,lol). Thanks for any advice as i would love to have a trouble free summer for once, boat wise that is...P.S. Thanks for all the advice on the evinrude foot, it should be ready by this weekend.