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07-01-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,351
Posted By bustedbrick

Formula hands down. More name recognition for...

Formula hands down. More name recognition for when you sell. You'll focus your funds at making a single engine/drive reliable as opposed to spreading funds between two motors (learned that the hard...
Forum: General Q & A
05-27-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,113
Posted By bustedbrick

That's a cool looking boat! Before starting it, ...

That's a cool looking boat! Before starting it, I'd pull the distributors and get oil pressure with a drill motor. Mark exactly where the housing and rotor were before pulling them out and they'll...
Forum: Cigarette
05-26-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 109,133
Posted By bustedbrick

Stuck guides are the bane of that boats...

Stuck guides are the bane of that boats existence! That's what it had when I bought it and that's what re-happened to it after 8 hours on my "fresh" power. Super bummed to read this. Keep at it! ...
05-09-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By bustedbrick

Wait for it on CL... "Excellent condition,...

Wait for it on CL... "Excellent condition, adult-owned, clean title"
Forum: General Q & A
02-21-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By bustedbrick

Plenty of good paying jobs in the marine industry...

Plenty of good paying jobs in the marine industry if you're passionate about it. Go to college and get a degree in Engineering or naval architecture . Marine industry obviously has big swings in...
01-29-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 38,331
Posted By bustedbrick

Great Products. ...

Great Products.

http://www.mcnichols.com/products/wire-mesh/square-mesh/material/stainless-steel/
11-08-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,344
Posted By bustedbrick

Looks like an automotive a/c compressor in...

Looks like an automotive a/c compressor in concept, doing the turning instead of being turned. randy
07-07-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By bustedbrick

Livorsi makes some really nice looking single...

Livorsi makes some really nice looking single side mount levers that would be a nice upgrade without a lot of extra work and reconfiguration.
03-01-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,525
Posted By bustedbrick

Thanks for the replies. Never thought about a...

Thanks for the replies. Never thought about a siphon, good point. Would be neat to incorporate it like US1 described. Going to have to wait until my next I/O boat. :)
02-28-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,525
Posted By bustedbrick

Passive bilge pump?

When I worked on RC boats I would install something that looked like a backward facing water pickup, then ran a loop of tubing above the waterline and then to the bottom of the bilge. Once moving,...
02-01-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 19,871
Posted By bustedbrick

Sprink, So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts...

Sprink, So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Randy
12-29-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,752
Posted By bustedbrick

I towed my 85 35' Mistress on a steel Myco and I...

I towed my 85 35' Mistress on a steel Myco and I felt it did great. '00 f250 PSD 6sp manual (for sale!!!). Logged several hundred miles, surge brakes worked fine (completely rebuilt) but had I...
Forum: General Q & A
12-24-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By bustedbrick

Not sure where these plugs are used, but be...

Not sure where these plugs are used, but be careful with brass plugs into AL. Its a bad galvanic couple and the AL comes out the loser. Brass into iron, go for it.
12-22-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By bustedbrick

Hynautic K-5 steering rams. I had a pair on my...

Hynautic K-5 steering rams. I had a pair on my old Mistress. Call Seastar solutions, they should have seal kits, etc. Seastar was Teleflex Marine, which bought Hynautic....something like that. ...
12-14-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,607
Posted By bustedbrick

I am going to list my 00 psd soon. I was...

I am going to list my 00 psd soon. I was thinking now is probably going to be the peak value of 7.3's. Until recently, the reputation of 6.0 and early 6.4's have kept 7.3 values high, but in the...
11-15-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,802
Posted By bustedbrick

I dont remember that boat throwing a tail in that...

I dont remember that boat throwing a tail in that episode, added arnesons later? Gotta love how Sonny bolted a turbo on the night before to win the race.
Forum: Swap Shop
09-09-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By bustedbrick

Johnson 275 V8 Outboard

I know this would get more play on S&F, but I figured I would get the word out here. 275 Johnson V8. Pretty neat engine, sounds awesome for an OB! Repowering. $2800. More details in the CL...
08-09-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 34,915
Posted By bustedbrick

Looks awesome! Blind luck....Mazda Miata uses...

Looks awesome! Blind luck....Mazda Miata uses the same clutch pilot bearing as a '71 International Harverster Pickup.
Forum: General Q & A
05-09-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By bustedbrick

They would not be fighting the steering. ...

They would not be fighting the steering. Compressing both rams at the same time only moves fluid between rams. Remember you connect one side of one ram with the other side of the other ram. I...
Forum: Cigarette
05-02-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By bustedbrick

First time I loosened the sender up and towed it...

First time I loosened the sender up and towed it to a fuel recovery place. he charged $40 and used an air powered pump to suck it all out. Worked well because he was able to see and get everything...
01-12-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,271
Posted By bustedbrick

There are a few of us still!! The 7.3 6sp...

There are a few of us still!! The 7.3 6sp package is a great combination. I'm happily dealing with an aging chassis and interior to hang onto mine.
Forum: Cigarette
10-17-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,747
Posted By bustedbrick

If only it were $39.9K, ugly as sh*t, and the PO...

If only it were $39.9K, ugly as sh*t, and the PO put every dime into the things that actually count.
09-29-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,814
Posted By bustedbrick

GNP is not declining. Along with Europe and...

GNP is not declining. Along with Europe and South America, it declined briefly during the financial crisis but has bounced back. We have been much worse off on our trade deficit as well in the...
Forum: Cigarette
08-03-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,901
Posted By bustedbrick

I've been exactly where Harvey is, including the...

I've been exactly where Harvey is, including the wife part. I fully appreciate his point. Once a project isn't fun anymore, gotta cut your losses. And boats are always projects, it is never "just...
07-31-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,184
Posted By bustedbrick

I really really wish someone, Big 3 or import,...

I really really wish someone, Big 3 or import, would produce a small, modern, crew cab, DIESEL pickup. I think it would do great in the US. VW is doing great with diesel offerings, we looked at...
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