Vire 7 - Site Map
Operator's Manual Online - Contents
Mounting the Engine in the Boat
Preferred Cooled Exhaust
Alternative Cooled Exhaust
Engine Below Waterline
12 Volt DC Starter-Generator
Magneto "Stop" Switch and 6 Volt AC Lighting System
Operation and Running
Construction of the Engine
Dismantling and Reassembly Instructions
Storage of the Engine
Operator's Manuals - Hard Copy (Printable)
Spare Parts Lists
11. Crankcase, cylinder and external fittings
12. Crankshaft, connecting rod, piston, etc
13. Flywheel and magneto assembly
14. Starter generator
16. Exhaust gas collector (sound absorber) and water pump
17. Gearbox casing and part of gear assembly
18. Clutch and gear assembly
19. Propellor shaft and propellor
20. Control panel, tools and miscellaneous
For Sale / Wanted Page
Petrol / Oil Ratio
Points & Condenser
Tachometer / Revcounter
How Big is Yours ?
Flexible Engine Mountings
Prop Shaft Diameter
Another Electrical Problem
Charging Problem - and the Solution !
Compression Readings (not just ratios)
How old is your Vire ?
Suppliers of Parts and Servicing
User's Hints and Tips
Your chance to learn from the experience of others, or to pass on your experience to the rest of the world. Includes links to more detailed pages and some off-site links.
Rebuilding, Restoring & Bench Testing
Sticky Gearchanges / Getting Stuck in Gear
Won't Start after Winter Layup
Acute Loss of Power
Chronic Loss of Power
How to Clean the Exhaust
Measuring the Revs
Repairing a Damaged Magneto
Changing from Magneto Ignition to a Standard Ignition System
Installing Capacitor Discharge (CD) Ignition
Measuring the Temperature
Replacing the Water Pump Impellor
Replacing the Water Pump Seals
Overheating / Poor Flow of Cooling Water
Alternative Waterpump #1
Alternative Waterpump #2
Alternative Waterpump #3
Alternative Waterpump #4
Reducing Engine Vibration
Increasing the Torque
How to Stop Flooding in a Below-the-Waterline Installation
Freeze Plugs / Frost Bungs / "Zincs" / Anodes
, for those who can't find or don't want to pay "top dollar" for originals.
Photos of some periodic maintenance jobs.
Some information about the Vire 7's "big brother".
Some information about a previous generation of Vire engines, including the BV, BVK and BVR.
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