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Engine controls

Postby cmlrfp » August 19th, 2019, 4:14 pm

I want to combine engine and throttle controls on my 2008 41 CMY....Where do I go from here?
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Re: Engine controls

Postby mjk1040 » August 20th, 2019, 4:14 pm

WHY??
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Re: Engine controls

Postby Midnightsun » August 20th, 2019, 5:39 pm

Not sure what you want to do or accomplish, please clarify.
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Re: Engine controls

Postby BenTen » August 20th, 2019, 6:08 pm

As in- Go to two levers instead of four? I saw a discussion on the FB group about this just yesterday.
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Re: Engine controls

Postby Midnightsun » August 20th, 2019, 6:47 pm

I would be totally lost with 4. Never had or drove a boat with that setup although have seen many.
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Re: Engine controls

Postby Viper » August 21st, 2019, 11:52 am


+1
Why? Is there a problem with the ones you have and do you find it a challenge to operate the separate throttle and shift controls?
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Re: Engine controls

Postby km1125 » August 21st, 2019, 5:36 pm

Seems like it would be fairly easy to do if you have DTS, but that's merc-specific.

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Re: Engine controls

Postby Viper » August 21st, 2019, 7:13 pm

There are aftermarket fly-by-wire units out there too. Nice to do away with cables.
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Re: Engine controls

Postby Midnightsun » August 21st, 2019, 7:19 pm

Viper wrote:Source of the post There are aftermarket fly-by-wire units out there too. Nice to do away with cables.


I priced one out many years ago for a dual engine setup and at that time we were talking around $5000 US just to purchase the unit which I would have had to install. Today I will assume around $8000+ US.

That being said I do have Volvo EVC on mine and honestly will never go back to cables, auto engine sync and a boatload of engine diagnostics. Ultra smooth shift and throttle control. Great stuff but difficult to troubleshoot not to mention mega bucks to repair.
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