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Preseason Outboard Prep

A few simple maintenance steps can help ensure a great boating season. Spring has arrived and we’re all eager to get on the water, but before you splash your boat, it’s smart to take some time to tend to a short preseason outboard engine maintenance checklist. By...

Ride with Quicksilver Full Synthetic Snowmobile Oil

High-performance two-stroke snowmobile engines lead demanding lives. These potent powerplants are expected to start in sub-zero cold, lug through wet spring snow and endure a 10-mile wide-open blast across a frozen lake, all while delivering reliable performance through radical changes in elevation and temperature. Using...

How to Change Lower Unit Gear Lube

The lower unit gear lubricant in most outboard motors and sterndrives should be changed annually, or every 100 hours. For many boat owners changing the gear lube is part of an annual service performed before winter or off-season lay-up, along with an engine oil-and-filter change for four-stroke outboards and sterndrives. Changing the lubricant is a pretty easy task for the do-it-yourself boat owner.

In this how-to video, Scott Glorvigen of Wired2Fish and the Lund Boats Pro Staff demonstrates how to change the gearcase lube in a Mercury Pro Kicker outboard, and the procedure is the same for most outboards and sterndrives. Check your owner’s manual for instructions specific to your motor or drive.

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Snowmobile Safety: Safe Riders Keep It Fun

Caution, courtesy and common sense help keep public trails open and sledders safe. Snowmobiling can be an exhilarating activity. Exploring the expansive woods of New England, the winding trails of the Midwest or the deep powder of the wild Rocky Mountains is a fun pastime enjoyed...

Avoiding An Outboard Meltdown

Lubricants are the lifeblood of your outboard motor. Ask any mechanic and they’ll tell you, regular maintenance with the proper lubricants is essential to making them last. Regardless of brand, large or small, the engine that propels your boat requires lubrication to survive the rigors of...

Basic Snowmobile Maintenance

Winter is coming so it’s time for all the snowmobile enthusiasts to get your snowmobiles ready. Regular maintenance is crucial to keeping your snowmobile in good condition. Tune-ups, checkups, and once overs are key to having a successful snowmobile season. The following maintenance tips should...