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by Mhick22
Sat Dec 03, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: I need advice on rebuilding a Merc 500 from 1962
Replies: 22
Views: 6487

Re: I need advice on rebuilding a Merc 500 from 1962

fergal butler wrote:I just know about the red, blue and brown bands not sure if the older white merc's .


Ok. So you took a blue band 50 hp and put the cowl and top cover from a merc 400 on and it lined up and worked just like that? No other modification required?
by Mhick22
Fri Dec 02, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: I need advice on rebuilding a Merc 500 from 1962
Replies: 22
Views: 6487

Re: I need advice on rebuilding a Merc 500 from 1962

It's a straight swap on any of the wrap around cowls blue,red and brown but it won't work on the clamshell cowls. The engine must also have the same number of cylinders as the one the cowling came off. So the older top cover piece lined up and fit right onto the newer engine flywheel with no proble...
by Mhick22
Wed Nov 16, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: mercury blueband
Replies: 1
Views: 2406

Re: mercury blueband

Fergal,
Sorry for the late response but I've been looking to do this exact same thing, and I saw some other threads where you posted successful pictures of your modification. Could you PM or email me about this? Thanks! mjhickey14@gmail.com

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