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Forum: General Q & A 06-01-2005, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,226
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Re: Bravo 3X Stern Drive Help

Went out last night with a friend to narrow the problem down. Drives seemed fine with every test, but still couldn't get up on plane. Port drive was being pushed higher than starboard. So being...
Forum: General Q & A 05-31-2005, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,226
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Bravo 3X Stern Drive Help

I have a Formula 400SS with Bravo 3X drives. Last night on the way back to marina (after long boating weekend), boat started having problems staying on plane. Thought I lost a prop so stop to idle,...
Forum: General Q & A 07-10-2003, 02:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,942
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Seems like I'm burning about 1 quart every 2-3...

Seems like I'm burning about 1 quart every 2-3 hours of actual cruising (non stop).

Do the 496's burn that much oil?
Forum: General Q & A 07-10-2003, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,942
Posted By MooseKnuckle
How much oil should 502's burn?

I've got a 2000 Formula 400 SS with twin 502's. How much oil should I expect to burn on a two hour cruise at 40-44mph?

Thanks
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-17-2003, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Anyone have info???

Anyone have info???
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-16-2003, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Cleveland Boat Races

I keep seeing the Cleveland Race in an advertisment in PB Mag. for August 8th - 10th.

I thought I read it was canceled. Does anyone have add'l info?

Was planning a trip down by boat for that...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 05-30-2003, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By MooseKnuckle
yayayaya on the Chevy...I'm looking for a new...

yayayaya on the Chevy...I'm looking for a new car now.

As for the name, it came about from a guys weekend at Put-N-Bay...something along the lines of a Camel Toe, but worse...so it was a funny...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 05-30-2003, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By MooseKnuckle
OT - Car won't crank over

Thought battery was dead in 93 Taurus SHO, so we had it jumped and we were able to drive home. Try starting again and it did w/no problem. Shut off and tried starting - dead - no cranking either.
...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 05-29-2003, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Try Richmond Insurance in Michigan. Dave writes...

Try Richmond Insurance in Michigan. Dave writes many boating policies including go-fasts.

586-727-7511
Forum: General Boating Discussion 05-06-2003, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,394
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Just read the article on the Donzi in PB...Sport...

Just read the article on the Donzi in PB...Sport Cruiser of the Year. Ran 55.1 with a pair of 496 MAG HO's.

That is a very comfy boat...we just bought a 2000 Formula 400 SS and expecting delivery...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 04-29-2003, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Bump Last time

Bump

Last time
Forum: General Boating Discussion 04-28-2003, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Anyone interested in Seadoo Jet Boat??

Friend is selling his 2000 Sea Doo 1800 Challenger with Trailer, used one season and he is the second owner.

Fresh water boat located in SE Michigan, primarily used on Lake St. Clair.

Reason...
Forum: General Q & A 04-28-2003, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Update: Dealer did another compression test...

Update:

Dealer did another compression test and leak down test today. Values were leaking some so a valve job was ordered. Should be completed in a day or so then put back together and shipped...
Forum: General Q & A 04-27-2003, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Just got off the phone with the dealer. They...

Just got off the phone with the dealer. They will be doing another compression test tomorrow along with a leak down test.

I'm glad I have an escrow to cover these expenses. I will say, the...
Forum: General Q & A 04-27-2003, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Thanks for all the responses guys. I am going to...

Thanks for all the responses guys. I am going to have it inspected again and discuss with my surveyor.

Anyone live near Laconia, NH?
Forum: General Q & A 04-26-2003, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Hours are 135. Boat was not used that much for a...

Hours are 135. Boat was not used that much for a 2000. I am not sure if test was done correctly, but they are a formula dealer and boat is a 400 SS.

I talked to another service person, diff't...
Forum: General Q & A 04-26-2003, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Compression for 2000 502 EFI's ???

Buying a used boat, and had a Formula Dealer perform a compression check for twin 502's. Ranges were 106-120.

Can someone with more experience tell me what good and bad numbers are?

Thanks.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 04-16-2003, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,605
Posted By MooseKnuckle
DaveP Thanks for the info. I might just ...

DaveP

Thanks for the info. I might just put the boat on buddies lift once a month and powerwash.

Any other people have experiences.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 04-15-2003, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,605
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Question Anyone use Dolphinite - Go Fast Clear Bottom Paint?

Check this link out. Was wondering if anyone found it to be a worthwhile expense. I am thinking of applying on a 400 SS Formula. Boat will sit in fresh water for the summer.

Thanks
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Forum: Formula 04-10-2003, 01:09 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,914
Posted By MooseKnuckle
It could be trailerable, but I won't be doing...

It could be trailerable, but I won't be doing it...don't have a truck and there are many restricitons. Beam is 11'
Forum: Formula 04-10-2003, 12:37 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,914
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Cuda, It has twin 502's. I wanted 500...

Cuda,

It has twin 502's. I wanted 500 EFI's, but that meant spending a lot more $$ on a 2001 model year or newer. This only has 135hrs for a 2000 model used three short season summers. I don't...
Forum: Formula 04-10-2003, 12:22 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,914
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Here is ours...Just closed on and should be...

Here is ours...Just closed on and should be delivered in 3 weeks.

http://mywebpages.comcast.net/ostrander/2000_Formula_400SS.htm


Now, how do I change my name from 96Vyper to something Formula...
Forum: Powerquest 03-22-2003, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By MooseKnuckle
XO Bought the boat from NH. Interesting...

XO

Bought the boat from NH. Interesting about the Vyper in shelby, never saw before.

We live N of 25 and S of 26 between Dequindre and Shelby Road. She is 13 months. Take delivery in about...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-16-2003, 09:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,049
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Mike, My father had a quad Jan 6th. He had...

Mike,

My father had a quad Jan 6th. He had a heart attack in his 40's and then all was good until New Years Eve. They just got down to FL for the winter and he told my mom and friends to call...
Forum: Powerquest 03-13-2003, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By MooseKnuckle
Ray, Having the power and not being able to...

Ray,

Having the power and not being able to use as wish...that's why I wanted the 400. I know every weekend I would want to hammer on the throttle and have fun with another go-fast, but that...
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