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04-10-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By lear60man

Hold on Gators in Johns Pass is gone? That was...

Hold on Gators in Johns Pass is gone? That was my old hang out when Iived in TI.
04-06-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,847
Posted By lear60man

Thats BS right there. If the front man didnt...

Thats BS right there. If the front man didnt know whats going on, get someone who does...while I wait.
03-29-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By lear60man

Gotcha. My Bennett died last week so I had to...

Gotcha. My Bennett died last week so I had to bite the bullet. Its nice that your are rebuildable and not pressed in.
03-27-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By lear60man

Post #10 in the thread below. So far so good. ...

Post #10 in the thread below. So far so good.

https://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/general-boating-discussion/370789-remote-control-engine-hatch.html
03-27-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By lear60man

If its a Bennett, it is un rebuild able according...

If its a Bennett, it is un rebuild able according to Bennett.
03-17-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,925
Posted By lear60man

The only time I leave my boat in the water...

The only time I leave my boat in the water overnight is when Im sleeping on it while running the AC....and its floating in the lift behind the house hahahah. Im in brackish water so there is that. ...
03-17-2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By lear60man

Im the guy who did some research and hooked one...

Im the guy who did some research and hooked one up last week int he above thread. I went with this one for a few reasons A) American Made, B) There are a second set of buttons on the receiver. This...
Forum: General Q & A
03-16-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By lear60man

[QUOTE=TomZ;4781856]Traditional Bravo picks up...

[QUOTE=TomZ;4781856]Traditional Bravo picks up water through the drive. Water is the. routed through the drive’s transom assembly to the raw water pump (belt driven). From there it goes to the oil...
Forum: General Q & A
03-16-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By lear60man

Rookie question: So the raw water pickups under...

Rookie question: So the raw water pickups under the boat feed the raw water pumps that cool the engine and exhausts, correct. Is this hose an additional pick up point?
Forum: General Q & A
03-16-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 935
Posted By lear60man

This is one of the first pieces of advice I...

This is one of the first pieces of advice I heeded after reading some posts here....just saw it yesterday in my junk drawer on the boat.
Forum: General Q & A
03-15-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By lear60man

I could be wrong but I dont think we have a...

I could be wrong but I dont think we have a winter blend down here in FL. Went to dinner twice over the weekend and used the remote to open the hatch while gone. No vapor lock.
Forum: General Q & A
03-12-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By lear60man

Update. Ran the boat kind of hard/easy for about...

Update. Ran the boat kind of hard/easy for about an hour and went to dinner last night. Raised the engine hatch and came back to a nice normal start. The wireless kit came in so I did the install...
03-10-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By lear60man

Good idea...or how about a remote engine hatch...

Good idea...or how about a remote engine hatch button. Waterproof of course.
Forum: General Q & A
03-08-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By lear60man

One tank with separate fuel pickups (one for each...

One tank with separate fuel pickups (one for each engine) and an unused pick up for a generator that is missing. The basics concept is easy to understand but the details are what would get me. Just...
Forum: General Q & A
03-08-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By lear60man

Would #6 be the return line in the diagram below?...

Would #6 be the return line in the diagram below? Cap that off and just run new line up to the tank? Thats it? How does the fuel go up hill..pressure?
Genuine Mercury & Mercruiser parts. FUEL...
Forum: General Q & A
03-08-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By lear60man

So after much thought and wading through various...

So after much thought and wading through various solutions, I came up with a game plan. Put rubber washers under the bilge blower (MUCH quieter) and start using it after shutdown, a Bottle of...
Forum: General Q & A
03-08-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By lear60man

I never hear of it before investigating this...

I never hear of it before investigating this issue and reading through the Mercury Service Bulletin. They talk about it in section 6.c of the below document...........
"EFI and MPI engines with the...
Forum: General Q & A
03-08-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By lear60man

Im going to make a call or two to investigate the...

Im going to make a call or two to investigate the check valve in the AM. Im also looking into a wireless remote for the engine latch. Problem with my boat is you cant really get on or off with the...
Forum: General Q & A
03-07-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By lear60man

Good info. Did a test run to recreate the Vapor...

Good info. Did a test run to recreate the Vapor lock and we succeeded but this time we were at our dock. Schrader valve fix worked like a charm so thats my ace in the hole. Ill try the key on off...
Forum: General Q & A
03-06-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By lear60man

Thanks Trash. I have Cool Fuel II systems so I...

Thanks Trash. I have Cool Fuel II systems so I dont think the 50% throttle trick would work. I have all sorts of goodies in the mail tomorrow including silicone jackets to wrap fuel lines, heat...
Forum: General Q & A
03-06-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By lear60man

Thanks...this will be my short term solution. ...

Thanks...this will be my short term solution.



And this will be my final solution as I have an unused fuel barb off the tank for a generator that isnt installed. I take it I need to re route...
Forum: General Q & A
03-05-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By lear60man

I have the cool fuel system and the little...

I have the cool fuel system and the little plastic covers are in tact (see...I used the search function after I knew where to start). So thanks to my fellow sufferers.

Is this the correct anti...
Forum: General Q & A
03-05-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By lear60man

502 Mag MPI Gen VI Hot start issue

Twin engine and both engines exhibit the same problem. Go out for a run and shut down to grab lunch. Hour later, they try to start and will run for a second or two before dying. Both act like they...
01-02-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,167
Posted By lear60man

First thing we did when we moved to FL from CA...

First thing we did when we moved to FL from CA was put up a certain presidential themed flag on the flag pole. I had it in my luggage in fact. The Neighbors all greeted us with open arms.
01-02-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By lear60man

Im no expert...but itsnt 20 people a bit much for...

Im no expert...but itsnt 20 people a bit much for that boat?
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