MOUNT THE MOTOR
Many small outboards come with clamp brackets, but these can vibrate loose over time, risking loss of your kicker. So don’t rely solely on the clamps. Secure the motor by using the lower mounting holes on the outboard bracket to through-bolt the motor. The Garelick mounting pad comes with mounting holes for this purpose. Use stainless-steel bolts appropriately sized to fit the outboard mounting holes. Secure the bolts with fender washers and locknuts. Garelick recommends against trailering with a motor on the bracket.