Scavenger Backwater Motors
 Manual

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The following is a step by step way to assemble your Scavenger.
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TOOLS
USEFUL TOOLS TO HAVE ON HAND
1 - 7/16  NUT DRIVER
1 - 1/2    NUT DRIVER
2 - 7/16  WRENCHES
2 - 1/2  WRENCHES
1 - FLAT TIP SCREWDRIVER


UNPACK YOUR PACKAGE
PACKAGE SHOULD INCLUDE
1 - FRAME
1 - MOTOR
1 - PULLEY COVER
1 - TRANSOM MOUNT
4 - MOTOR BASE BOLTS
6 - MOTOR SHIMS
1 TO 3 - V-BELTS DEPENDING ON THE MODEL
START YOUR ASSEMBLY ON A HARD
FLAT SURFACE
SET THE MOTOR ON THE BASE AND JUST 
START THE NUTS ON TWO BOLTS NEXT
TO THE PULLEY
TIP THE MOTOR AND SLIP THE BELT OR BELTS INTO PLACE ON THE PULLEY
INSERT THE OTHER TWO MOTOR BOLTS AND PLACE THE SHIMS UNDER THE NUTS. THE SHIMS ARE TO BE USED WHEN THE BELT STRETCHES FROM USE.
TIGHTEN THE MOTOR BOLTS CAREFULLY

TIGHTEN THE BOLTS ON THE PROPELLER END OF THE MOTOR FIRST (TO AVOID POSSIBLE DAMAGE TO THE ENGINE BASE).
PUSH TOGETHER THE HANDLE BARS
SLIDE THE HANDLE INTO THE MOUNT
DO NOT KINK OR BEND THE THROTTLE CABLE
TIGHTEN THE CLAMP NUTS
ATTACH THE CABLE
MOVE THE THROTTLE LEVER TO FULL AND BACK OF SLIGHTLY APPROXIMATE 1/4 INCH. PULL THE CABLE SO MOTOR ARM ENGAGES THE THROTTLE STOP AS SHOWN AND SNUG THE CABLE CLAMP.
BE SURE TO NOT OVER TIGHTEN THE CLAMP.
WHEN THE THROTTLE IS MOVED TO THE STOP POSITION THE MOTOR ARM SHOULD MAKE CONTACT WITH THE KILL WIRE IF NOT READJUST THROTTLE.
MOUNT THE PULLEY GUARD AND TIGHTEN ALL BOLTS
Note: Honda and Kohler throttles are slightly different than the Tecumseh model shown

IMPORTANT GO THROUGH ALL OF THE NUTS AND BOLTS TO BE SURE THEY ARE TIGHT.



IMPORTANT
WHEN YOU PLACE THE TRANSOM MOUNT ON THE BOAT .THE PIVOT TUBE GOES TO THE OUTSIDE OF THE BOAT. TIGHTEN THE CLAMPING BOLTS TO THE TRANSOM.
MOUNT THE MOTOR ON THE TRANSOM MOUNT. INSERT THE SAFETY BOLT AND TIGHTEN THE NYLOCK SELF LOCKING NUT.
WARNING
IF YOU MISS THIS STEP THE MOTOR CAN SLIDE OUT OF THE TRANSOM MOUNT WHILE IN  OPERATION! SERIOUS INJURY OR DAMAGE MAY RESULT.


IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ASSEMBLY
PLEASE CALL (888) 531-5045
WE WILL BE HAPPY TO ASSIST YOU.