Repair Manual

Discussion in 'Outboard Maintenance' started by Gator_Bob, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. Gator_Bob

    Gator_Bob Well-Known Member

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    I have a Nissan outboard and was thinking of purchasing a repair manual. Is there one that stands out as the best and is there one that should be avoided? Your thoughts please.
     
  2. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    Clymer, Chilton, Seloc and Haynes all have their devotees.
    But when you really want to do it right,
    and want to have all the information at your fingertips,
    including step by step instructions, pictures, tools needed and specifications...
    Nothing, I repeat nothing, beats an OEM shop manual for your year and model outboard.
     

  3. aflatsnut

    aflatsnut I Love microskiff.com!

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    Look on Ebay, I found a manual on CD for my Yammy for $cheap and it's factory.

    X2 on what bret said nothing better than OEM
     
  4. buddy

    buddy Let's go fishin!!

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    I agree!! I purchased a Seloc manual and it got me what I needed, but I ran across an OEM manual at a boat shop this weekend on a clearance table for $5. In the first tne minutes I had it I learrned something that practically paid for the manual!! Don't waste your money on those others!
     
  5. Frank_Sebastian

    Frank_Sebastian Well-Known Member

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    What Brett said is good advice. Many of the other mentioned manuals are available for checkout at your local county library.

    Frank_S