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05-21-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,957
Posted By BenPerfected

Not dead yet, but definitely a senior citizen....

Not dead yet, but definitely a senior citizen. Still boating on Lake Erie every year.
Forum: General Q & A
05-05-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,005
Posted By BenPerfected

My experience is to budget about 5X what you told...

My experience is to budget about 5X what you told your wife what you “expected” to spend. Next, get a partner that works cheap.
Ben
04-23-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,430
Posted By BenPerfected

Our process is to check the magnet for fuzz on...

Our process is to check the magnet for fuzz on the drive drain plug. If only a little fuzz we keep going. Mercuriser should have recommended gear lube change interval.
Ben
Forum: General Q & A
03-15-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,231
Posted By BenPerfected

Really like all these lights. Promised myself...

Really like all these lights. Promised myself that I was done adding any rigging or toys to my boat. After 32 yrs polishing on the same boat....think I done....unless something breaks.
Ben
03-12-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,401
Posted By BenPerfected

Based on my experience, spending the $ to raise...

Based on my experience, spending the $ to raise the TRS drives and the resulting rerigging of the engine compartment will give you a small preformance gain but a large drain on your wallet.
Ben
Forum: General Q & A
02-24-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By BenPerfected

We have been using the 1150 Marine Dominators....

We have been using the 1150 Marine Dominators. Our success with these carbs is all about the much improved idle circuits.
Forum: General Q & A
02-24-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By BenPerfected

It may be possible that Holley would convert your...

It may be possible that Holley would convert your recently purchased Dominators and modify them to the Marine idle circuits.
02-24-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By BenPerfected

The Lifeline vest are likely the best if you get...

The Lifeline vest are likely the best if you get ejected. The best life vest won’t help you or your crew if all don’t wear them. We both always wear our Lifeline vest when we are on plane. What are...
Forum: General Q & A
02-23-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By BenPerfected

If they are the marine version, ours were spot on...

If they are the marine version, ours were spot on out of the box. We can idle at 850-900 RPM in gear without stalling.
02-20-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 26,359
Posted By BenPerfected

Sounds like he may have some health problems......

Sounds like he may have some health problems......
Forum: General Q & A
01-15-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By BenPerfected

We had the same concerns. We decided that as long...

We had the same concerns. We decided that as long as we can hold 6+ psi of NA fuel pressure at WOT we are good to go.
Forum: General Q & A
01-14-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By BenPerfected

Whatever Jim recommends is what I would do. We...

Whatever Jim recommends is what I would do. We made almost 800 HP with 9.5 CR on pump gas
Forum: General Q & A
01-11-2019, 03:32 PM
Forum: General Q & A
01-09-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By BenPerfected

Very nice exhaust, but I doubt the CMI will show...

Very nice exhaust, but I doubt the CMI will show much if anything on the GPS.
12-10-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By BenPerfected

Call Glassdave about still getting tramson work...

Call Glassdave about still getting tramson work done in December......just not this December 😀.
Merry Chrismas Dave,
BenPerfected
Forum: General Q & A
12-10-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 970
Posted By BenPerfected

If your engines as mostly stock, don’t look for...

If your engines as mostly stock, don’t look for much or anything additional on the speedometer.
Forum: General Q & A
11-17-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,698
Posted By BenPerfected

What boat, total weight with 1/2 tank of gas &...

What boat, total weight with 1/2 tank of gas & how many passengers?
Ben
09-24-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,088
Posted By BenPerfected

As of yesterday, for the 1st time in 30+ yrs with...

As of yesterday, for the 1st time in 30+ yrs with our boat, trailer & truck are now winterized and everything is at 100%....not even a loose screw or broken bolt. Looking forward to breaking...
09-16-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By BenPerfected

9137 FUEL LEVEL SENDER FLOAT TYPE GAS ADJ. 6-24...

9137 FUEL LEVEL SENDER FLOAT TYPE GAS ADJ. 6-24 INCH TANK (http://gaffrigperformance.com/senders/2063-9137-fuel-level-sender-float-type-gas-adj-6-24-inch-tank.html)
08-28-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,308
Posted By BenPerfected

Be sure to pressure check them before you buy.

Be sure to pressure check them before you buy.
Forum: General Q & A
08-21-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,176
Posted By BenPerfected

Are you looking for a competent engine builder?...

Are you looking for a competent engine builder? It could save you $
Forum: General Q & A
08-16-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By BenPerfected

Somewhat aligned is not good if you plan to run...

Somewhat aligned is not good if you plan to run it.
Forum: General Q & A
08-04-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,162
Posted By BenPerfected

My advice is to find really good marine engine...

My advice is to find really good marine engine builder that has customers available for reference. If you want mine, contact Mike Riley at MRE Power Products. Mike was referred to me by Keith Eickert.
Forum: General Q & A
08-01-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By BenPerfected

The performance difference with full length...

The performance difference with full length headers is likely +2 MPH. The bling difference is more.....
Forum: General Q & A
07-23-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,123
Posted By BenPerfected

We manage water pressure by bleeding off water...

We manage water pressure by bleeding off water from the front of intake manifold and dumping it thru the transom. With a restrictor in the water dump hose fitting, the water pressure stays at a...
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