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How to Fill an RV Water Heater

How to Fill an RV Water Heater

Filling an RV water heater is a yearly event. Prior to storing the RV for the winter, all tanks are emptied to prevent damage from freezing (see Reference 1). For those who do not empty the tanks and use water system ...

How to Price a Used Boat

How to Price a Used Boat

Selling a boat you no longer use, or have already upgraded, can put money in your pocket and give your old boat a new life for someone else to enjoy. It can be difficult to determine how you should price a used boat, ...

How to Determine the Year of a Johnson Outboard

How to Determine the Year of a Johnson Outboard

Trying to figure out what the year is of your Johnson outboard can be a frustrating but not impossible task. The year is in code on the Johnson outboards as well as the Johnson Evinrude outboards. Johnson and Evinrude ...

How to Size Boat Oars

How to Size Boat Oars

The length of your boat oars determines your comfort while rowing the boat. Boat oars that are too short, will sit at a steep angle to the water making it harder for you to row. Oars too long for your boat's width, will ...

Information on Gamefisher Outboard Motors

Information on Gamefisher Outboard Motors

Gamefisher outboard motors are a line of boat motors sold by Sears & Roebuck for a period of approximately 10 years, between the mid-1980s and mid-1990s. Several different models were manufactured.

How to Troubleshoot Shurflo Water Pumps

How to Troubleshoot Shurflo Water Pumps

If you are the owner of an RV, motor home, camper or tent trailer, you should learn about your water pump and how it works. It is relatively easy to troubleshoot your Shurflo water pump if you are experiencing any ...

How to Increase the Horsepower on a Honda Rebel

How to Increase the Horsepower on a Honda Rebel

The Honda Rebel is a 250cc class motorcycle produced intermittently by Honda since 1985. Its light weight (just over 300 pounds) and smooth five speed transmission make the bike easy to ride. The Rebel's classic cruiser ...

How to Build Pontoon Boat Seats

How to Build Pontoon Boat Seats

A pontoon boat's deck is a big, flat, open area waiting to be filled with friends and toys. For the do-it-yourself boat owner, this means seating for those friends and storage for those toys can be combined in a single ...

How to Start a Snowmobile

How to Start a Snowmobile

With more than 3,000 snowmobile clubs in the U.S. and Canada, it's no wonder snowmobiling has grown into one of the most popular winter sports. Before starting your snowmobile, first carry out a pre-ride inspection; ...

How to Drive a Boat in Rolling Waves

How to Drive a Boat in Rolling Waves

Piloting a boat in rolling waves can be dangerous. Weather fronts can move quickly on the open ocean. Calm seas can turn rough very quickly and boaters often have to pilot their crafts though large swells to return to ...

How to Remove a Rev Limiter on a Scooter

How to Remove a Rev Limiter on a Scooter

The purpose of a rev limiter is to prevent a relatively small engine from burning out too quickly as well as to limit the top speed of scooters, preventing them from being classed as larger motorcycles. Your scooter's ...

How to Pre-mix Gas & Oil for Outboard Engines

How to Pre-mix Gas & Oil for Outboard Engines

Two-stroke engines have enjoyed popularity with boat owners since Ole Evinrude devised the first outboard motor in 1911. Many modern two-stroke outboard manufacturers use an oil reservoir and a metered oil-injection ...

The Gas Mileage of Class C Motorhomes

The Gas Mileage of Class C Motorhomes

Class C motor homes offer the advantage of more space than the Class B motor homes without the poor gas mileage of the Class A motor homes. They weigh less than the larger motor homes while still giving your family ...

How to Change a Ski-Doo Snowmobile Track

How to Change a Ski-Doo Snowmobile Track

According to Bombardier, your Ski-Doo's manufacturer, you should inspect a Ski-Doo's track for cuts and abnormal wear every 500 miles, or once a month. If you find damage or excessive wear, you need to change the track. ...