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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-16-2015, 06:25 PM Thread Starter
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outboard control question

new to boating and was looking at a boat with a 9.9hp and was wondering if I upgrade to a larger motor will the controls from old motor work with any or are they brand specific?
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Re: outboard control question

I believe they are typically brand specific (least my buddies were) unless they were modified to "universal" fit in the past. Hopefully and expert will chime in though
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Re: outboard control question

The throttle cables would/could be universal. The controls are mfg specific. Someone like Teleflex may make a multi-mfg type of control, but I doubt it. I'm no expert, but the electronic hook ups are probably the issue.

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Re: outboard control question

Im pretty sure they are brand specific. So if you get a merc 9.9 and move to a 40 merc it should be fine unless there are things on the new motor that isnt on the old one. Such as the way the choke works or power trim.

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