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Forum: General Q & A
04-01-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By getrdunn

I get it. I've had and have same type plus two...

I get it. I've had and have same type plus two smaller external float type. I found out in a bad way on a 60 mi trip in rough water. They worked manually but not in auto. Boat was new to me at time....
Forum: General Q & A
03-31-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By getrdunn

Can't u get to it with a coat hanger and just...

Can't u get to it with a coat hanger and just lift the float?
Forum: General Q & A
03-30-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By getrdunn

There's always been a big debate on octane going...

There's always been a big debate on octane going back to the high school days when you in reality didn't know as much as you thought until you did your own trial and error when you thought your cool...
Forum: Swap Shop
03-29-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By getrdunn

Strap on a couple new 950's and I'll take it. ...

Strap on a couple new 950's and I'll take it. Lol... That's a great price. Put it on eBay for 5 days with a starting bid of 345.00 and I bet you'll be surprised. Swap is always my first place for...
03-29-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,368
Posted By getrdunn

Ya I can't even open my golf course until the...

Ya I can't even open my golf course until the 13th or later if it gets pushed back. Battle Creek course opened for one day before being shut down. In addition had to pay a healthy fine. Hopefully...
Forum: General Q & A
03-29-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By getrdunn

Get it on the water and run it. If no vibrations...

Get it on the water and run it. If no vibrations at various rpm's wouldn't worry about a thing. Some boats right from the factory are probably off a tad bit from time to time but who'd ever think...
Forum: Swap Shop
03-29-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,245
Posted By getrdunn

Seriously... Looks like it was popped out of a...

Seriously... Looks like it was popped out of a mold and RIP in the woods. What a shame.
Forum: Swap Shop
03-29-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,125
Posted By getrdunn

X2. Also OP would be very helpful if you posted...

X2. Also OP would be very helpful if you posted a little more about the engine and history. I realize you trusted brad at performance boat center however the words like (roller, billet, forged,...
Forum: General Q & A
03-28-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By getrdunn

I agree with f2speedy. Aluminum heads you can get...

I agree with f2speedy. Aluminum heads you can get away with 1/2 to 1 point of compression more than that of cast iron heads. I would have no issues running close to 10.5:1 max with aluminum heads NA...
03-28-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,177
Posted By getrdunn

Your correct in regards to the plant or at least...

Your correct in regards to the plant or at least one anyway just a short distance from home in Onekama MI. They built a awesome rough water boat and rock solid. Thats where my 28 challenger deck...
03-28-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,368
Posted By getrdunn

There you go OP. Snatch them up. Would be a...

There you go OP. Snatch them up. Would be a great addition to your upgrading.
Forum: Swap Shop
03-28-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By getrdunn

I kinda assumed but wasn't certain. Tk u. ...

I kinda assumed but wasn't certain.
Tk u.

Ck your pm's when you get a chance.
Forum: General Q & A
03-28-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,275
Posted By getrdunn

If you do have a mechanic do your work be sure...

If you do have a mechanic do your work be sure tell him you would like to have the parts that were replaced. Sounds like your basic maintenance. Did he do a leak down? Would suck if you got it...
Forum: Swap Shop
03-28-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By getrdunn

What so the 2001a. That same as the Hv 2001 or ...

What so the 2001a. That same as the Hv 2001 or potentialy an early version.
Tks
John
Forum: General Q & A
03-27-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,275
Posted By getrdunn

I remember back in 92 was crucial to run no less...

I remember back in 92 was crucial to run no less than 90/91 octane per merc. I believe it was because it was early on and they loosened up a bit with 525 SC. And yes they did run pig rich set up...
Forum: General Q & A
03-27-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,275
Posted By getrdunn

https://www.mercuryracing.com/product-tabs/sterndr...

https://www.mercuryracing.com/product-tabs/sterndrives-faq/

https://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/general-q/59582-merc-525sc.html

No vacuum/boost gauge?
Forum: Swap Shop
03-26-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,125
Posted By getrdunn

Smile Good catch. Now see if you can read the numbers...

Good catch. Now see if you can read the numbers on the exhaust side. I thought I would be able to tell what kind they were by exhaust port but I can't.
03-26-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,368
Posted By getrdunn

560 hours on a well maintained marine engine is...

560 hours on a well maintained marine engine is getting near that time for a refresh and not that costly assuming everything is straight and or round. If bearings, cylinders, pistons etc show no...
Forum: General Q & A
03-26-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,275
Posted By getrdunn

Curious what ignition he has and if its locked or...

Curious what ignition he has and if its locked or not. If not locked out what the initial is set at.

If you have a guy with basic knowledge do a quick once over I'm certain your issues will be...
03-25-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,368
Posted By getrdunn

Did you post hours yet. (Apprx if no or non...

Did you post hours yet. (Apprx if no or non working hour meters). As mentioned start with leak down when able. Even a simple compression test can red flag. Just depends on how far you want to go...
Forum: General Q & A
03-25-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,275
Posted By getrdunn

Just another easy self check is your float bowl...

Just another easy self check is your float bowl levels in addition to the above. Best to do while running however with your issues might be difficult so just check after running and engine cooled...
Forum: General Q & A
03-25-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,275
Posted By getrdunn

Is it a mercury 525 Sc with the 1050 Dom or is...

Is it a mercury 525 Sc with the 1050 Dom or is everything aftermarket install. If so what carb is on it. Could be a simple air screw adjustment down to a carb rebuild. Id definitely bump the idle...
Forum: Wanted
03-24-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By getrdunn

I've got several also I purchased from...

I've got several also I purchased from cpperformance that I never used (various sizes). Relatively inexpensive. I will check for you though #6.
Forum: General Q & A
03-24-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By getrdunn

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5igldbbdwnw ...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5igldbbdwnw


Sound like your problem?
Forum: General Q & A
03-24-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By getrdunn

Do you have mechanical or digital indicators? ...

Do you have mechanical or digital indicators? Also does your boat coincide with what indicator is showing? I had a 28 saber with a single years ago and it would out of the blue take a set at...
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