This propulsion system, which is an inboard-mounted engine mated to an outboard drive unit, revolutionized offshore ... compression, ignition, and discharge of exhaust), ita#39;s less prone than an outboard to foul the spark plugs with oil. Credit for inventing the ubiquitous sterndrive was given to former Mercury Marine engineer and offshore racer Jim Wynne. ... Despite the early advantages of sterndrives, outboard engines a transom-mounted internal-combustion gas engines that use twoanbsp;...
|Title||:||Hearst Marine Books guide to saltwater fishing boats|
|Publisher||:||Hearst Books - 1994-12|