Last boat was an I/O. Was it Mercruiser or Volvo
. If Volvo
your old I/O was as smooth as they come going into and out of gear
. If Mercrusier you had a Kluck then into gear
The outboard should be in between the two I think.
But once in reverse the outboard should be smooth same as forward. Outboards starting in the late 90's (98 ish) shoukd be as smooth as silk.
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