Originally Posted by w1651
No not a bad guy at all. I am looking to for a storage space for it now but money is tight these days. Still I wonder what the line at the top of the stuffing box is for if it is lubed from behind it.
the tube to the stuffing box is for water
into the raw water
just below the anti siphon so water is pumped through it
and the exhaust
,and so as not to flood the engine once stopped.
some stuffing boxes have the same set up but with grease boxes,to force grease into the sterntube and bearings.