Installing NEW Mercury Motor on My Jon Boat ( Unboxing to Running )

23 Maj 2020
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I'm showing how to install a new Mercury 4 stroke 25hp motor on my 15 foot fishing jon boat known as the Crispy Collector. I've never installed a motor before and this became more difficult that I originally thought it was going to be but it can be done with a few key tools in the home garage.
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Justin Rackley, known as Lakeforkguy in the fishing world, creates fishing and outdoor videos on youtube and other social platforms. LFG provides fishing tips and techniques for mostly largemouth bass fisheries but also travels to other freshwater and saltwater fishing spots to explore new fish species and fishing techniques to help you catch more fish. Lakeforkguy likes to hang out on any fishing vessel or go bank fishing with his other ALworld Fishing friends and vlog with his Wife Stephanie AKA Ocean Spoon Girl and french bulldog Winston.
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  • How good that is

    Alvaro Hugo Aguilar AlmironAlvaro Hugo Aguilar Almiron10 orë më parë
  • Te agrádesco si me contestas. O me pasa tu numero. Soy de Uruguay gracias

    Alvaro Hugo Aguilar AlmironAlvaro Hugo Aguilar Almiron10 orë më parë
  • Hello 25 like that and a 40hp for a friend ussdados with few hours of use 2018. It has to be a long leg. The t's

    Alvaro Hugo Aguilar AlmironAlvaro Hugo Aguilar Almiron10 orë më parë
  • I kick myself every time I see your truck because you were in my dealership but seemed too weird that it was you and then I noticed your truck as you left and was like DAMMIT!!!!!!

    Cody AustinCody Austin11 ditë më parë
  • Theres no oil reservoir... thats the valve cover.

    Ryan ProkopowRyan Prokopow20 ditë më parë

    Terry SmithTerry Smith23 ditë më parë
  • You should always carry a pistol in your Pocket. You should of killed him if you had one

    Jose GalvanJose Galvan25 ditë më parë
  • You need a jack plate my friend that engine is way too deep

    Fish Or Die TVFish Or Die TV26 ditë më parë
  • Watching him drill out the motor mounting holes on the saddles instead of using a bracket 😵

    Ryan AccursioRyan AccursioMuaj më parë
  • I don't know why I'm watching this. I barely know a wrench from a screwdriver. But its fun!!!

    Bettye CarnahanBettye CarnahanMuaj më parë
  • Shoot that dang cat!!!! And did you say pellet gun?🤦‍♂️

  • I need that Yamaha 25 lol

    nate4036nate4036Muaj më parë
  • I wouldn't have your gas tank next to the battery. On a hot day the vapor from the fuel tank will fill the area up with fumes and if you have a lose battery terminal it will spark and BOOM!!!!

    stuz stevestuz steveMuaj më parë
  • Lunkers has NO idea how to drive a stand up fork lift.

    Jon BJon BMuaj më parë
  • Really? Too many ads man.

    Rince ResourceRince ResourceMuaj më parë
  • This is the most stupid man I know well done cacahole

    BrianBrianMuaj më parë
  • pořád jen kecáš a ukazuješ face ,ale něco na tom motoru aby si ukázal to ne..

    Jerryw HackerJerryw Hacker2 muaj më parë
  • Yes they are quite but the maintenance is more costly that a 2 stroke. I want other boats to hear me coming. Lol 😝

    Harlan MoteHarlan Mote2 muaj më parë
  • If this kid doesn’t know the difference between 2 stroke and 4 stroke he will blow it up quickly.

    Richard BrownRichard Brown2 muaj më parë
  • She's a real beauty.

    Curtis MasseyCurtis Massey2 muaj më parë
  • Wow never seen someone so clueless before.

    2SaltyDicks Fishing2SaltyDicks Fishing2 muaj më parë
  • My Dad makes a recipe with Crappie and rice that is phenomenal!

    The DadBod AnglerThe DadBod Angler2 muaj më parë
  • Question. What are you doing with the old outboard?

    The DadBod AnglerThe DadBod Angler2 muaj më parë
  • awesome, If you put a 4000 dollar motor on an 800 boat you still have an 800 dollar boat.

    M.R. LomaxM.R. Lomax2 muaj më parë
  • What kind of sealant is that and where do you get it from my dad needs some for his boat

    Edward Abraham IIIEdward Abraham III2 muaj më parë
  • If you unlock it and hit a stump it will pop over it just like the other motor with eclectic trim or not

    Anthony MorrisAnthony Morris2 muaj më parë
  • Soooo can I get the Yamaha for $100? It had to depreciate since you got it, right lol?

    Ched BurtonChed Burton2 muaj më parë
  • Hey LFG I just wanted to let you know that if you do his stump with that motor is long as you are in drive or forward it will kick the motor up

    Weekend DanglerWeekend Dangler2 muaj më parë
  • Still....cant beat a Yamaha 🚤

    burnzy jburnzy j2 muaj më parë
  • Hopefully no mixing on that oil just a oil pan and pump to move it around in engine

    Neal AucoinNeal Aucoin3 muaj më parë
  • I like you lfg but why did u take a Yamaha off and put on a Mercury, just put in a new Yamaha, Mercury is nothing to yamaha

    AT FISHINGAT FISHING3 muaj më parë
  • “I didn’t think the kill switch would make a difference”😂😂

    Samuel KelleySamuel Kelley3 muaj më parë
  • You probably shouldn't make anymore boat videos. 😂😂

    Jon SJon S3 muaj më parë
  • “ I didn’t think I’d have to have the kill switch lanyard engaged”.

    John SnowJohn Snow3 muaj më parë
  • No short shaft no problem

    JeremyK 541OR.JeremyK 541OR.3 muaj më parë
  • That's not a damn jon boat. It's got everything

    No WayNo Way3 muaj më parë
  • This video should have been about 20 minutes shorter

    MrKCCOMrKCCO3 muaj më parë
  • Should have gotten an Evinrude, love America

    Craftsman DudeCraftsman Dude3 muaj më parë
  • Yamaha is the 🐐

    AT FISHINGAT FISHING3 muaj më parë
  • Smh why he pull out a pellet gun

    Omar TorresOmar Torres3 muaj më parë
  • These people are called googans for a reason, they are dumb, they know nothing about boats/motors and that’s why they get new ones every month, because they don’t know how to care for them and use them properly. Get at 15 inch shaft not a 20, don’t run your motor out of the water, learn the difference between a 4 stroke and a 2 stroke. It does not take a day to put on a motor, do your research, and buy the correct motor with a prop, and you can put it on in 10 minutes with drilling it on the transom and spray it with silicone (which he didn’t do),wait a few hours and your ready to go.

    MarzipanMarzipan3 muaj më parë
  • "If i dont have a prop on there will water get into the lower unit" come on man get out of the fog.... how does this guy get a free motor this is hard to watch

    BenEXBenEX3 muaj më parë
  • "Hopefully theres a resiviore for the oil so it can mix" 🤣😂🤣🤣 classic

    BenEXBenEX3 muaj më parë
    • LEO ASHRAE not long enough smh

      John SnowJohn Snow3 muaj më parë
    • He's been a two-stroke boy for way too long.

      LEO ASHRAELEO ASHRAE3 muaj më parë
  • What a goofball 😂.

    Michael HMichael H3 muaj më parë
  • Why would you put gas next to battery

    mo ebrahimmo ebrahim3 muaj më parë
  • It seems strange that it would come with a gas tank but not a prop.

    AndyAndy3 muaj më parë
  • Mercury 15hp how much?

    Ruby MalasiganRuby Malasigan3 muaj më parë
  • "I'm gonna sneak up on the Bobcat!". LMAO

    Cooping99Cooping993 muaj më parë
  • This guy is Definitely not the smartest hog in the pen

    Dwight BellDwight Bell3 muaj më parë
  • How much you want for that old motor

    Daniel BarkerDaniel Barker3 muaj më parë
  • Why would you trade any Yamaha for a Mercury?

    Charles ConoverCharles Conover3 muaj më parë
  • You know you messed up the water pump impellor not being in the water when turning it over dry don't ya? Shortened it's life at the very Least! Never turn one over even one turn if not in the water 100% That should of been in the manual! But Nobody listen's!

    Bruce ArnttBruce Arntt3 muaj më parë
  • The guy putting a motor on his boat that’s to big thinks he can shoot a bob car with a pellet gun

    Myself MaybeMyself Maybe3 muaj më parë
    • He's honestly a joke.

      Logan710Logan7103 muaj më parë
  • What an idiot, big moter on a tiny boat , little pelit gun on a big bob cat

    Myself MaybeMyself Maybe3 muaj më parë
  • You should of gotten a Yamaha it will last longer Cheaper is just that CHEAER

    Patrick RolfPatrick Rolf3 muaj më parë
  • How did this idiot get a free motor from Mercury

    Mo NeyMo Ney3 muaj më parë
  • 20" shaft motor on a 15" transom. Ouch.

    Frode GrunsvoldFrode Grunsvold3 muaj më parë
    • Noticed it immediately

      James ReedJames Reed2 muaj më parë
    • Gerald Paul it creates too much drag in the water. It makes the efficiency far less and it goes much slower while biting more fuel. Also can make the wake splash into the boat when you decelerate

      ShhneeShhnee3 muaj më parë
    • @ Frode I was wondering if you can explain why 20” shaft motor on 15” transom is a bad thing

      Gerald PaulGerald Paul3 muaj më parë
    • That was exactly my first reaction, but in all fairness seems to know what he’s doing

      DanDan3 muaj më parë
  • You won’t have any oil use. It’s just like your truck.burning oil in a 4 stroke is a bad thing. They don’t use gas and oil mix. You’re right, it will be quite.

    Cross Country OutdoorsCross Country Outdoors3 muaj më parë
  • Use non ethanol fuel.

    Dr HarisDr Haris4 muaj më parë
  • Yamaha is always best!

    Fishingthe 256Fishingthe 2564 muaj më parë
  • Why not use 5200 on those holes to seal them up?

    Someone SomewhereSomeone Somewhere4 muaj më parë
  • Do you mix oil in your car gas tank?? why would you think a 4 stroke needs to mix oil with gas?

    Steven NguyenSteven Nguyen4 muaj më parë
  • Awesome, congrats.... definitely get a separate battery, the charging system on that is not meant to charge a deep cycle and could ruin it....hook your lights and bilge pump to the starting battery. I suggest a group 24 dual purpose. I also hope you followed proper break in or that motor won't last like it should

    Chris ShoemakerChris Shoemaker4 muaj më parë
  • Idk what kinda pellet gun you have LFG... but if it will take out a bobcat... they don’t make them like they use to!

    Soggy GamerSoggy Gamer4 muaj më parë
  • It is a four stroke it doesnt need oil in the fuel the oil is in the sump😤

    Keane OldknowKeane Oldknow4 muaj më parë
  • Pretty sure they gave you a long shaft??? You need a shorty, I have the same boat in 1648 I’m gonna use a jack plate and a jet drive. I run rivers in Washington state.

    Twisted Jig Co.Twisted Jig Co.4 muaj më parë
  • I got a new polar Kraft with a 2017 25 Merc 4 stroke and the motor locked up, anyone can help?

    Fishing757Fishing7574 muaj më parë
    • It’s a mercury soooooo

      Fishingthe 256Fishingthe 2564 muaj më parë
  • I had a suzuki 15hp out board with electric tilt gota love it

    • Get a jack plate that will make the motor higher

      MR MOTOCROSSMR MOTOCROSS4 muaj më parë
  • I’m sorry I love lake fork guy but this man don’t know what he’s doin at all please get somebody I would die to for his for him it’s killin me

    W OutdoorsW Outdoors4 muaj më parë
  • Buy a Ford

    Daniel IshmaelDaniel Ishmael4 muaj më parë
  • I've got a merc .lol yea it's from the 50s 60ts and its junk not from my lack of trying to keep it running ran last year say over winter now nothing lower unit blue apart found new one got it together and back on but a no go thing fell apart fast

    Scott SmithScott Smith4 muaj më parë
  • In the manwell!😂

    Nathan RothellNathan Rothell4 muaj më parë
  • Чувак, пришли мне свою старую ямаху, пожалуйстаааааа

    Алексей НовоселовАлексей Новоселов4 muaj më parë
  • uses a chrome socket on a impact. I see you like to live dangerously.

    Michelle HardistyMichelle Hardisty4 muaj më parë
  • Does your fuel line squirt out fuel every time you connect and disconnect that mercury fitting?

    Chris YChris Y4 muaj më parë
  • "No, not a bobcat. I saw Bob's cat."

    Jerron ClarkJerron Clark4 muaj më parë
  • I just finished this vid, I had already liked and sub'ed...wish I could do more. You did a great job! Caught on to you guys from Rob at "deermeatfordinner".

    im4brokeim4broke4 muaj më parë
  • How much do you want for the 25 hp motor

    Nick StacyNick Stacy4 muaj më parë
  • those bolt holes are there for a reason

    charles gannoncharles gannon4 muaj më parë
  • this dude is a whole clown lmaooo

    FLUXZiONFLUXZiON4 muaj më parë
  • Just as a little bit of extra knowledge out there. The reason why those lock nuts turned out is that it's cheap hardware. I've only ever see it with bottom of the barrel stuff.

    Mario NiekampMario Niekamp4 muaj më parë
  • what a bunch of googans

    defrag444defrag4444 muaj më parë
  • Get rid of those grey fuel lines

    Hayden LandryHayden Landry4 muaj më parë
  • Why don't you guys post a video showing us how to adjust the motor so that it will run true. I will be looking for it.

    BLKCFIIBLKCFII4 muaj më parë
  • Hey, Lakeforkguy, I rent a basic fishing boat (about 14 or 15 feet long from Pickwick Lake, in Counce, TN. It has a typical 9.9, 4 stroke Mercury motor. My problem is when I go full throttle the bow remains in the air. What engine position would allow the bow to run flat like all the other boats on the lake? Thanks.

    BLKCFIIBLKCFII4 muaj më parë
  • Imagine not knowing that a 4 stroke has an oil reservoir 🤦🏼‍♂️

    Andy SAndy S4 muaj më parë
  • Crispy Collector!

    matthew saltzbergmatthew saltzberg5 muaj më parë
  • i have an old 70 hp motor and it dosnet even have trim and tilt

    PluckaiyPluckaiy5 muaj më parë
  • Mercury..send me a motor. I actually know what a 4 stroke is and how to properly mount one. I mean is this guy still alive. Lmao

    John GilmoreJohn Gilmore5 muaj më parë
  • Left upur other gastank behind.

    Jerry NewberryJerry Newberry5 muaj më parë
  • sucks to see someone replace a perfectly good yamaha with a piece of garbage

    Chase HowertonChase Howerton5 muaj më parë
  • Ha! She said all that work for a nub

    John GibsonJohn Gibson5 muaj më parë
  • The hell with nylock nuts. Use crimp locks, loktite or double nut that bastard. Will never give you any issues. But since they are visible and your back there with them anyway when driving. You would notice if it backed off which would take a lot of hell to make happen. Lol

    cobrasvt347cobrasvt3475 muaj më parë
  • Yea the duramax’s are having intake soot problems and egr blockages causing overheating issues. They have a design change which I’m pretty sure they have installed on yours now. I’ve had quite a few come through my shop here. Keep the vids coming 👍

    cobrasvt347cobrasvt3475 muaj më parë
  • Uh.. Just wondering.. How is it safe wise to have a live battery next to 2 gas tank...

    KIT TSANGKIT TSANG5 muaj më parë
  • Run a separate battery for the engine. When the voltage drops below 10v it won't start. The alternator keeps the starting battery charged and you will never have to put a charger on it.

    Pits McGooPits McGoo5 muaj më parë
  • Did he just start a new motor with no water going to the impeller? WOW what a well you know.

    Big Poppa's JunkBig Poppa's Junk5 muaj më parë
  • ahaha starts off with the intake manifold but then goes on about hoping a 4 banger has a self mixing oil resi... first video I've watched and I've already subbed for the laughs

    Damon BlackDamon Black5 muaj më parë
  • Im just gonna say always bolt down your motor me and my dad were going down the river one day and it wasn't bolted down and it almost came in the boat with us just saying and it was a 25hp

    Braden WellerBraden Weller5 muaj më parë
  • You need some flush muffs so you don’t have to drive to the lake to start the motor just hook the hose up and start her up

    Christopher LillyChristopher Lilly5 muaj më parë