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Forum: Apache
09-16-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By Helmwurst

Congrats on the new ride !

Congrats on the new ride !
Forum: General Q & A
09-15-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By Helmwurst

I don't know what happened to my post from this...

I don't know what happened to my post from this one earlier, but my boat kept getting water in the bilge. It was coming from a jacked up clamp like the one in your picture. I chased that leak for...
09-15-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By Helmwurst

After you do all that and it still does it, you...

After you do all that and it still does it, you are probably going to find out it is the cone clutch assembly. Depending on age, you may have to rebuild the whole upper end, those early parts have...
Forum: Fountain
09-15-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By Helmwurst

I am thinking you have a leaking valve cover...

I am thinking you have a leaking valve cover gasket. Did you spill any oil topping it off? On a side note, are you getting water in the bilge too ? See that crooked worm clamp on your Silent Choice...
09-15-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By Helmwurst

Racine is a great town with a very nice marine...

Racine is a great town with a very nice marine harbor. I have not been there in several years (8 ?) I used to go over there from a family's lake house on Eagle Lake and just stare at the big water...
09-10-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By Helmwurst

Normally I would and have for several events, but...

Normally I would and have for several events, but before race was announced, made plans for a bike trip. That could change, considering trip to Illinois means masks, we'll wait and see.
Forum: Cigarette
09-10-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Helmwurst

Never seen anyone fishing off one around here,...

Never seen anyone fishing off one around here, but seen tubers, wakeboarders and skiers. Seen others things too, probably not appropriate for this family website !!
09-10-2020, 07:35 AM
09-10-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,150
Posted By Helmwurst

Wondered that myself, if that was a kid in back....

Wondered that myself, if that was a kid in back. But did not want to go there. Besides if it is a kid and that were me as a kid, I would be grinning from ear to ear and laughing my ass off.
09-08-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,150
Posted By Helmwurst

That looks pretty cool, BUT, if you land slightly...

That looks pretty cool, BUT, if you land slightly to the right, wind, angle of reentry, drive failure, whatever, probably going to torpedo the cruiser dude. Guess what, who's at fault ? You guessed...
Forum: Fountain
09-08-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Helmwurst

Yes there are. If you have a mirrored panel in...

Yes there are. If you have a mirrored panel in front of the V Berth, remove the screws and the nuts on that hold the eye hook are right there. Is is leaking now? Or just loose? BTW, nice looking rig !
Forum: Formula
09-03-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,021
Posted By Helmwurst

I stand corrected, the blocks were 540 cu and the...

I stand corrected, the blocks were 540 cu and the motors were 575's, very nice setup. we had the silent thunder off one week to reseal it, thought it was going to vibrate all the screws out of the...
Forum: Formula
09-03-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,021
Posted By Helmwurst

I don't know much about the 402 SR1, but a friend...

I don't know much about the 402 SR1, but a friend had a 357 SR1 with Merc 540's and I believe #3 drives, you could not drive that boat in a no wake zone with both drives in gear, it idled too fast...
09-01-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By Helmwurst

There were a lot of farm boats out there this...

There were a lot of farm boats out there this weekend. Which one(s) are you referring too?
Forum: Formula
08-31-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 940
Posted By Helmwurst

It is money well spent. I have had zero issues...

It is money well spent. I have had zero issues since install. Did it myself over a weekend.
Forum: Cigarette
08-24-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 93,186
Posted By Helmwurst

Did you cut that tabbing, or did it break clean...

Did you cut that tabbing, or did it break clean like that?
Forum: Cigarette
08-23-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 93,186
Posted By Helmwurst

Those circuits probably did not work very well...

Those circuits probably did not work very well either. Someone was lucky there was not a fire !!
08-21-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By Helmwurst

Sounds to me like the HR manager of the person...

Sounds to me like the HR manager of the person that created the training, needs to have a little come to Jesus meeting with that person and set them straight on the talking points of inclusion and...
Forum: Formula
08-21-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By Helmwurst

I did IMCO on my 35 Fountain. Took a couple days....

I did IMCO on my 35 Fountain. Took a couple days. Is like a totally different boat with it. Should have come from the factory that way. Don't know why it did not.
08-17-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By Helmwurst

Well said. The intentional destruction that is...

Well said. The intentional destruction that is going on across the country is a crying shame, period.
Forum: General Q & A
08-14-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By Helmwurst

What plugs are you running?

What plugs are you running?
Forum: Swap Shop
08-03-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 25,412
Posted By Helmwurst

Don't know how I missed this thread, those would...

Don't know how I missed this thread, those would have been a nice upgrade for me. Does anyone know the dimensions for the oil cooler? While doing some hard runs last week, my oil temp was running a...
Forum: General Q & A
08-02-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,710
Posted By Helmwurst

I am looking into a high oil temp reading now...

I am looking into a high oil temp reading now myself. If I traced it out correctly, my Mercruiser is reading the temperature coming out of the block into the filter. From the filter, it goes into the...
07-29-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,732
Posted By Helmwurst

I'll be there, be safe, that is a lot of power to...

I'll be there, be safe, that is a lot of power to be pushing the limits of everything that rotates !
Forum: Prop Talk
07-28-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Helmwurst

Good luck finding Hydro props right now. Teague...

Good luck finding Hydro props right now. Teague is liquidating old stock and odd sizes, try that. I been prop testing for 2 weeks, just tried Hydro QIV, good mid and top end, would not hold the boat...
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