I work full time as a Journeyman Toolmaker. I have been machining since I left high school. In 2005 I bought my first outboard, shortly after my wife and I bought our lake home.
After my first outboard purchase did my research and I found the AOMCI, known as The Antique Outboard Motor Club Inc., found here: Absolutely the best place to get info about your old motors bar none.
I have always found a way to get the job done. But some jobs require the proper tools. That is where this story begins. Frank Robb, a fellow AOMCI member, had been making reproduction service tools for the classic OMC's, Seen on his site:
Well, Frank has decided to step away from that endeavor to pursue his "bucket" list.
When I found out Frank was stepping down, I offered to step up. I purchased his jigs, fixtures and prints and now I will continue the tradition of excellence set before me.
I, like Frank, do this in my spare time, as I have a full time day job. I will do my best to keep items in stock, and when not in stock, I will do my best to keep the wait time to a minimum. I promise to continue his legacy of top quality tools at reasonable cost.
DUE TO PRICE INCREASE IN MY COST OF MATERIALS, I HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO INCREASE THE PRICE OF COIL LOCATING RINGS. I HAVE ZERO CONTROL OF THIS AT THIS POINT IN TIME. ONCE I ORDER NEW MATERIALS IT WILL INCREASE THE COST TO $25 EACH + SHIPPING. I AM NOT HAPPY ABOUT THIS, BUT AGAIN, I HAVE NO CONTROL OVER THIS, I CAN ONLY REACT.
Tools offered will include, upper crank shaft seal pullers, shown to the right, for 5-40 hp OMC motors. These are ONLY for the upper crank shaft seal, NOT gear case seal pullers.
I have a list of seal pullers and which seal they pull listed on its own page, so check that out.
Timing tools, shown below, for the 3 hp thru 40 hp, to set the proper timing on each cylinder and to ensure both cylinders fire 180 degrees apart which is essential for best performance and smooth idle. They also have their own page. There you will find a list of years and hp, but it is a list compiled by man so there may be mistakes.
Fuel connector o-ring repair tool, shown above, to replace the old cracked o-rings for the pressure tank systems, again, it has its own page.
Coil locating ring to set the proper gap between the coils and the magnets on the flywheel.
I hope to add other tools as time and space permit.
I will combine shipping whenever possible, especially on orders of more than one item. All items shipped will have a tracking number. I ship throughout the US and Canada for those across the border and I can also ship worldwide. If you are outside the US, let me know when you request tools so I can get you the proper shipping quote.