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Forum: Baja
01-07-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By puzzleboy

Did you ever buy a boat? I'd check out a...

Did you ever buy a boat? I'd check out a Fountain 38 Express Cruiser (EC) also. Better amenities than a 405, and still runs 60mph.
Forum: Baja
07-18-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By puzzleboy

Was the 90a fuse mounted on the starter. Was not...

Was the 90a fuse mounted on the starter. Was not the easiest thing to change.... :)
Forum: Baja
07-18-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By puzzleboy

That hour reading means it's memory has been...

That hour reading means it's memory has been tampered with. That, and a new hourmeter.
Forum: Baja
06-30-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By puzzleboy

No electrics at helm

Just finished installing a new seawater pump.

Now have zero electrics at the helm. Looked for obvious disconnected connectors etc., since I was working in the engine bay.

Outdrive trim...
06-28-2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,648
Posted By puzzleboy

I'd expect most of those issues on a 40 year old...

I'd expect most of those issues on a 40 year old boat.

How much was he asking?
Forum: Baja
06-25-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By puzzleboy

I've reached through the cupholder before to...

I've reached through the cupholder before to access the back of the stereo. :)
Forum: Baja
06-25-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 433
Posted By puzzleboy

Sealing stringer drain holes

I have the back seat out of my 272, so doing some maintenance. Was thinking of sealing the stringer drain holes (right where the stringer meets the transom).

The boat is dry and stringers are...
Forum: Baja
06-08-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By puzzleboy

Haven't seen the 5 gallon size..... Who makes it?

Haven't seen the 5 gallon size..... Who makes it?
Forum: Baja
06-08-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By puzzleboy

Come to think of it, I think Merc reduced the...

Come to think of it, I think Merc reduced the torque figures for those U-bolt nuts over the years....
Forum: Baja
06-08-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By puzzleboy

Some play is normal. The swivel pin is steel,...

Some play is normal. The swivel pin is steel, and the gimbal ring is aluminum. The square bore can wear if not kept tight. There is a large U- bolt that should keep them tightly together. Some...
Forum: Baja
06-08-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By puzzleboy

$9000 is a bit over the top for an aluminum 272...

$9000 is a bit over the top for an aluminum 272 trailer. I had one custom built by Wesco I believe for $4000. Looks great, and the quality is very good. Radial tires, aluminum wheels, LED lights,...
Forum: Baja
06-08-2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By puzzleboy

I usually pump until the fluid appears at the...

I usually pump until the fluid appears at the upper hole, but have never pumped it all the way to the bottle. I just top up the bottle as needed. Also, when draining, I put the bottle on it's side...
Forum: Electronics
06-07-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By puzzleboy

Looks like a nice amp, but spendy, and I never...

Looks like a nice amp, but spendy, and I never heard of them. 6 channel would be nice though!
Forum: Electronics
06-07-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By puzzleboy

School me on new amplifiers!

Ok, my setup is literally 4 Bose 151 outdoor speakers mounted on a rig which is facing us in the water when we party. 2 big JL subs in the boat. Subs are run by a 2 channel amp, and a separate 4...
Forum: Baja
06-07-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By puzzleboy

Likely your steering cable. My last 272 got...

Likely your steering cable. My last 272 got stiffer and stiffer with time. Replaced the cable, and it was like a new boat.
Forum: Baja
06-07-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By puzzleboy

Yes, your core has some soft spots. There are...

Yes, your core has some soft spots. There are older posts here of people cutting out the core from underneath, bonding a new core in, and fibreglassing it back together. I'd reccomend a composite...
Forum: Baja
12-22-2017, 12:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,674
Posted By puzzleboy

180k. I guess he wants to keep it! :)

180k. I guess he wants to keep it! :)
Forum: Baja
12-18-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,674
Posted By puzzleboy

Where was it posted for sale? Haven't seen it...

Where was it posted for sale? Haven't seen it listed.
Forum: Baja
12-02-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,674
Posted By puzzleboy

Looked at the pics earlier in the thread, quite...

Looked at the pics earlier in the thread, quite different.
Forum: Baja
11-30-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,674
Posted By puzzleboy

Looks nice. Is it actually a foot longer than a...

Looks nice. Is it actually a foot longer than a 405, or just a model number change?
Forum: Baja
08-13-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By puzzleboy

I do know my 1996 and 2000 windshields are...

I do know my 1996 and 2000 windshields are different, but both are Taylor Made. The 2000 has more curvature on each panel.

But I agree as above, if you're changing the complete frame assembly,...
Forum: Baja
08-05-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By puzzleboy

Or Taylor Made, if they still made them for the...

Or Taylor Made, if they still made them for the 275.
Forum: Baja
08-05-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,192
Posted By puzzleboy

What does he run for outdrive and steering? 79...

What does he run for outdrive and steering? 79 is pretty healthy.
Forum: Baja
07-11-2017, 02:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,308
Posted By puzzleboy

Baja never made fast hulls. You want the Donzi...

Baja never made fast hulls. You want the Donzi section..... :)
05-10-2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,721
Posted By puzzleboy

I want to build one to annoy my buddies. Lol

I want to build one to annoy my buddies. Lol
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