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Forum: General Q & A
09-17-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,206
Posted By zz28zz

Looks like a broken ring land to me too. I had a...

Looks like a broken ring land to me too. I had a very similar failure with a sbc I built. In my case, compression was a bit lower which caused me to pull the head. Insufficient top-ring end-gap and...
Forum: General Q & A
09-16-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By zz28zz

Check for trouble codes and verify fuel press...

Check for trouble codes and verify fuel press when its acting up.
Forum: General Q & A
08-24-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,120
Posted By zz28zz

Looks like you're at TDC but on the exhaust...

Looks like you're at TDC but on the exhaust stroke.
Turn the crankshaft 360 degs (in the normal direction) and check the rotor again. It will be pointing right at the #1 wire. The dist turns once...
08-18-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,665
Posted By zz28zz

Yep. Corvette forum has got me through every C5...

Yep. Corvette forum has got me through every C5 quirk so far. Head light gears, seat bolster rpr, pull key and wait errors, you name it. Great site.
08-03-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 434,081
Posted By zz28zz

Make sure he load tests that skank...

Make sure he load tests that skank plank.:ernaehrung004:
07-20-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By zz28zz

Hate to bring it up, but have you ruled-out...

Hate to bring it up, but have you ruled-out water intrusion (rot)?
07-20-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,465
Posted By zz28zz

Yep, my second boat got a lot of exposure to the...

Yep, my second boat got a lot of exposure to the sun before I got it. Spent many hours trying to "buff it out". Someone told me to apply baby oil down the side of the boat. Looked fantastic from >10...
07-20-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,465
Posted By zz28zz

I already had my own daddy long legs convention...

I already had my own daddy long legs convention going on inside the shop. Had to be hundreds of them. We originally had an agreement. They don't mess with me or my boat and I'll leave them alone....
07-20-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,465
Posted By zz28zz

LOL, I've seen all of that at the local marinas...

LOL, I've seen all of that at the local marinas and not just once.
07-20-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,465
Posted By zz28zz

Just spoke to the state. Seems prices have went...

Just spoke to the state. Seems prices have went up. The only annual permit for oversized loads also included overweight and costs a whopping $4000/yr. Ouch!
They do have have 30 day, 60 day and 90...
07-07-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By zz28zz

I would think either the dipstick tube doesn't go...

I would think either the dipstick tube doesn't go all the way to the bottom of the oil pan or dipstick tube has a crack/hole that prevents building up any vacuum within the tube. Either way, getting...
Forum: General Q & A
07-06-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By zz28zz

I remember a time when every mech I knew could...

I remember a time when every mech I knew could re-build/adj a Q-jet with their eyes closed. Quickly becoming a lost art nowadays.
07-04-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By zz28zz

All boat ramps closed this weekend on Lake...

All boat ramps closed this weekend on Lake Travis. Too bad. Last year was epic anchored near AJ Foyt;s house. He brought in 3 semi's worth of fireworks!!

Will be shooting off my own fireworks this...
Forum: General Q & A
06-30-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By zz28zz

Having 2 batts connected in parallel works great...

Having 2 batts connected in parallel works great for delivering current, but when charging it can cause problems.. If one batt reaches VR cut-off, the other battery is left not fully charged. An...
Forum: General Q & A
06-19-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By zz28zz

Ebay voltage regulator arrived. Installed and...

Ebay voltage regulator arrived. Installed and went for a test run. All is good.
06-15-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By zz28zz

Check out this catalog. Lots of good info...

Check out this catalog. Lots of good info including lock-to-lock charts for different helms vs cylinder combos.
https://www.imcomarine.com/nvcatalog/imco_catalog.pdf

Having gone down this road...
Forum: Fountain
06-05-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By zz28zz

Added 1 more light in the middle. Now I'm happy.....

Added 1 more light in the middle. Now I'm happy..
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/3_lights_957262b8a95bf0171948355cd2f0686659a25114.jpg
Forum: Fountain
05-27-2020, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By zz28zz

Lights installed

Got the lights installed over the weekend.
Before installing, I ran a couple of tests. Found both lights together pull 1.5A @ 12V.or 750mA each. Rear heat-sink temp reached 137 degs F after ~10...
Forum: Fountain
05-19-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,784
Posted By zz28zz

I have a 1990 29' w/454 mags so I don't have any...

I have a 1990 29' w/454 mags so I don't have any personal experience with a single eng 29. From what I've gathered, they are a little slow to plane-out especially with a full load of...
05-11-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By zz28zz

Always best to copy something that is known to...

Always best to copy something that is known to work well. You may lose a little of the bragging rights but it will save you lots of time and money, especially on a boat eng.

I like the idea of...
05-11-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,989
Posted By zz28zz

^^^^ Good advice. I always goose the accelerator...

^^^^ Good advice. I always goose the accelerator a little after hitting brakes (or even downshifting) just to make sure the coupler is fully extended so the brakes don't drag.
I'd pack everything...
08-26-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,275
Posted By zz28zz

You are legally responsible for any damage your...

You are legally responsible for any damage your wake creates. It's been that way long before wake boats were ever created.
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