• Advertisement

Please Support our Sponsors

Winterize a 90 hp yamaha outboard...

All things having to do with boats, trailers, engines, electronics and accessories.

Moderators: bman, Chalk, Tom Keels

Boating Forum Sponsored By

Winterize a 90 hp yamaha outboard...

Postby tom4ford » January 4th, 2010, 8:59 am

Can't really decide how to go about it. Was thinking about filling the engine with water/antifreeze mixture by putting the foot down in a barrel of water/antifreeze. Any thoughts would be great. Thanks
Posts: 4
Joined: November 19th, 2009, 11:11 am

Re: Winterize a 90 hp yamaha outboard...

Postby Steve Stinson » January 4th, 2010, 9:04 am

Steve Stinson
Site Sponsor
Posts: 1446
Joined: December 26th, 2001, 8:00 pm
Location: Tallahassee

Re: Winterize a 90 hp yamaha outboard...

Postby Sir reel » January 4th, 2010, 9:19 am

By the time ya get all that done...it'l be warm enough ta take your boat out on the water again :-?
"Good Judgement" comes from experience, ... and a lot of that..... results from "Bad Judgement".
User avatar
Sir reel
Site Sponsor
Posts: 6206
Joined: January 22nd, 2003, 11:35 am
Location: Tallahassee

Re: Winterize a 90 hp yamaha outboard...

Postby Flint River Pirate » January 4th, 2010, 11:08 am

I always just made sure my foot didn't have any water in it and I wrapped an old beach towel around the foot and prop. Never had any problems and we have had some cold nights in South GA.
Team Jolly Mon
User avatar
Flint River Pirate
Site Sponsor
Posts: 3625
Joined: August 23rd, 2007, 12:35 pm
Location: Albany/Sylvester, GA

Re: Winterize a 90 hp yamaha outboard...

Postby wevans » January 4th, 2010, 2:04 pm

If you want an easy and fairly cheap way to guarenty it won't freeze :-D buy a cheap electric blanket, wrap it around the motor, wrap some bisquen around that "to keep water away from the blanket", set it on low and the motor will stay warmer than you will :smt004 :thumbup: :beer:
“Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them and you have their shoes.”
User avatar
Site Sponsor
Posts: 12827
Joined: June 12th, 2002, 11:06 am
Location: Sopchoppy

Return to Boating

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests

Home | Weather | Tides & Moon | Pictures | Links
Articles | Area Charts | Area Guides | Online Licenses | Discussion
Reports | Tips & Tricks | Feedback | Contact | About | Advertise

Copyright 2001 - 2012 BigBendFishing.Net