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Forum: General Q & A
Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Sydwayz

Fatigue break; not s strike. A strike would have...

Fatigue break; not s strike. A strike would have have damage to skeg or other blades. When props lose a blade, that's exactly how they look.
09-25-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By Sydwayz

When I bought new Kodiak brakes for my trailer...

When I bought new Kodiak brakes for my trailer years back, I was talked out of SS rotors by them. I DID go with SS calipers; and paired them with their coated NK (Nickel Kadmium) rotors. I don't...
09-24-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By Sydwayz

Other folks in the past have had the actual...

Other folks in the past have had the actual seller move the boat personally across the border. And then you take delivery in the states. It has been discussed here in the past. But this CV19 thing...
Forum: Formula
09-24-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Posted By Sydwayz

Years ago I took an overnight Amtrak from Virgina...

Years ago I took an overnight Amtrak from Virgina to Massachusetts with ~$30K strapped on my person to buy an F350 Dually. The seller would only accept cash. I got an awesome truck, but that trip up...
09-22-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,093
Posted By Sydwayz

We were planning to go as well, but backed out as...

We were planning to go as well, but backed out as well. On the positive side, the savings from canceling Key West is allowing me to race the Daytona Roval next month.
Forum: Phantom
09-16-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By Sydwayz

Me likey!

Me likey!
09-15-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By Sydwayz

Best thing to do is contact Pat. It's owned...

Best thing to do is contact Pat.

It's owned by a close personal friend of Pat's, right there in Pompano. Pat has maintained the boat since new right there at the factory. It was listed for sale a...
Forum: General Q & A
09-14-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 255
Posted By Sydwayz

That's definitely not my favorite tensioner...

That's definitely not my favorite tensioner system, but it does work. I wouldn't worry about it drifting aft and hitting the hose clamps for the HE. Mine never did that. The belts can stretch a...
09-14-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By Sydwayz

What tire sizes on the trailers? That will allow...

What tire sizes on the trailers? That will allow us to give better recommendations.

You can probably sell your trailers simply in Florida. There is always a market for used trailers in Florida,...
09-09-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Sydwayz

I almost always use the tabs to get on plane on...

I almost always use the tabs to get on plane on twin engine boats.
The boat gets up on plane quicker.
On boats that pitch the bow up when planing, it keeps your field of vision much better. ...
Forum: General Q & A
09-08-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By Sydwayz

I don't know what the oil pressure sensor looks...

I don't know what the oil pressure sensor looks like on a 496. But on my Mustang race car, the factory oil pressure sensor can leak through the sensor housing itself where the wires come out. Same...
Forum: General Q & A
09-06-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By Sydwayz

What octane fuel are you running?

What octane fuel are you running?
09-04-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,756
Posted By Sydwayz

I have seen a few where the PP is forward of the...

I have seen a few where the PP is forward of the bulkhead at the front of the cabin. Unzip the soft liner, and it's in there.
09-04-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Sydwayz

Call this chap from Charlottesville, "Roo" is his...

Call this chap from Charlottesville, "Roo" is his name. I used him several years ago to bring a small boat from TX to VA. He did break a light on the trailer, but it was old and not a big deal...
08-31-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By Sydwayz

Flush with about a pint of Dawn Dish soap in the...

Flush with about a pint of Dawn Dish soap in the hose before you turn it on.


Run your hand under the exhaust water. When you canít taste soap anymore, you are done.
08-29-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,533
Posted By Sydwayz

That is definitely the boat's limit. My buddy...

That is definitely the boat's limit. My buddy had one with a 540 and a massive Pro-Charger. At 104mph, the ENTIRE boat lifted off the water and walked 10 feet to the side aka "prop walk". That was...
08-28-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,533
Posted By Sydwayz

It kind of looks like a crab boat now with that...

It kind of looks like a crab boat now with that steering wheel stick straight up on the port side.

Too many people believe that you can just throw more horsepower at any given hull, and expect it...
08-28-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Sydwayz

I have a 2018 Ram 3500 with the AISIN...

I have a 2018 Ram 3500 with the AISIN transmission, and it's FLAWLESS. (Ordered it brand new, Christmas of 2017; took delivery in May 2018) I could not be happier with my decision, and I NEVER...
08-26-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Sydwayz

I have a buddy who has a 382 Formula with Ilmor...

I have a buddy who has a 382 Formula with Ilmor engines and drives, and just got his boat back from Ilmor after having some drive work. If you need his contact info, let me know. He probably knows...
Forum: Outerlimits
08-26-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,939
Posted By Sydwayz

I saw a post on Facebook to the effect that he...

I saw a post on Facebook to the effect that he was in a high speed turn, the tail got loose, putting the boat into a spin. He was thrown away from the helm, and could not get back in time to stop...
08-25-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By Sydwayz

The Perko Tee is the one that has the checkball...

The Perko Tee is the one that has the checkball in it. It's spring loaded. The checkball is not needed, and I recommend removing it. That's the exact issue a friend had with his 30' Baja with 496...
08-25-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By Sydwayz

Does it have a fresh water flush system installed...

Does it have a fresh water flush system installed from the factory? I have seen where the factory systems have a check-ball "tee" installed and the tee can get gummed up with debris, restricting...
08-25-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By Sydwayz

I think you are referring to the water drain...

I think you are referring to the water drain system. Fore port, and starboard aft is where they are located. You pressurize the schraeder valve up on top of the motor, behind the heat exchanger,...
Forum: Outerlimits
08-24-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,939
Posted By Sydwayz

576806 ...the channel that is.

576806

...the channel that is.
08-22-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,086
Posted By Sydwayz

Go with the Maxxis D-rated 14s if you don't want...

Go with the Maxxis D-rated 14s if you don't want to change the wheels.. They are worth it.
But if you can fit a 15" wheel and tire, that WILL be a better option. Bigger wheel and tire means less...
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