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MNBIGBEAR

Did I Screw Up??

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I had my boat in to have a cover made for it and it took longer than I thought to get done. I went to winterize the motor and found ice in the water lines. I always put the motor all the way down when I pull it out of the lake to drain the water but would there still be enough in there to do damage? I am going to get it into a heated garage to thaw it out and drain it but I am wondering if the damage might already be done.

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I really don't believe there has been a hard enough freeze to really screw things up for you.

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Make sure you drain and refill the lower unit while you are at it. Dont wait till fall in case water is in there.

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O/B No problem

I/O could be a problem but even up North here we really haven't had cold enough temps to get the water frozen hard enough to break anything. You should be fine.

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Not that Tower is that much colder than Chisholm

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