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Forum: Cigarette 07-29-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,327
Posted By miamioffshore
If you're only going to use it a few weeks per...

If you're only going to use it a few weeks per year, you should probably have someone here in Miami keep an eye on her and run her once a month or so to keep things ship shape....:D :D
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-29-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,376
Posted By miamioffshore
Wow!!!:d

Wow!!!:d
Forum: Cigarette 07-04-2007, 01:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,882
Posted By miamioffshore
Glad to see you made it back to OK, Okay. Let me...

Glad to see you made it back to OK, Okay. Let me know how she runs, you'll love her! I will never forgot my first Cigarette:D , I'll be here if you ever need anything.
Forum: General Q & A 04-30-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By miamioffshore
Holley Carb 800 CFM electric choke?

I rebuilt the carbs on my HP500's. They are stock 800 CFM Holley 4150's. One sounds great, the other isn't sounding right so for the $ I'm just going to replace it. Here's my question. Everywhere...
Forum: General Q & A 03-30-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By miamioffshore
no I'm not asking for marine carb parts, I even...

no I'm not asking for marine carb parts, I even looked them up in there own holley catalog for them at the parts store and they called the warehouse and said they wouldn't have them until monday ...
Forum: General Q & A 03-30-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By miamioffshore
Need Holley Parts ASAP!

So I'm half way into the rebuild of my Holleys and I'm missing parts! Holley has confirmed that there was a packaging error and some parts were left out of there rebuild kits. My problem is I want...
Forum: General Q & A 03-21-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,286
Posted By miamioffshore
ok but is there any way to know the model number...

ok but is there any way to know the model number that I need in order to get the rebuild kit from jeg's?
Forum: General Q & A 03-21-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,286
Posted By miamioffshore
Holley Carb Rebuild question

I have 99 Carbed HP500's in stock configuration (except for Gil exhaust) I'm wondering which model of Holley Carb I have as I'm going to have them rebuilt. I know the model number is probably on...
Forum: General Q & A 11-21-2006, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By miamioffshore
Re: Drive pump solenoid?

so is there in "in" solenoid and an "out" solenoid, or are they both the same and its a matter of how they're wired? how do i figure out which one is the bad one? other than trial and error?
Forum: General Q & A 11-20-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By miamioffshore
Drive pump solenoid?

So when heading out this weekend I hit the switch to move to the drives out and my port drive wouldn't budge, no noise from drive pump either. Checked breakers and one was tripped, reset it and...
Forum: General Q & A 08-15-2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By miamioffshore
Changing Impellars, popping off old impellar key?

I've changed impellars before. My question is when you have a burned up impellar wheel and basically all that is left is the inner metal piece attached to the pulley, what is the easiest way to get...
Forum: General Q & A 08-10-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By miamioffshore
Re: carbed hp500's run rich

Running rich at idle, I changed out the plugs and they're still running rich. At speed they're sounding good.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 08-10-2006, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,345
Posted By miamioffshore
how to remove rust stains from vinyl?

left my backseat open to help air it out, seat was resting on speaker covers which got some surface rust, now my white vinyl has rust stains on it!! What's the best way to get this out?
Forum: General Q & A 08-03-2006, 02:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By miamioffshore
carbed hp500's run rich

my 1999 carbed hp500's are running rich. I changed out the plugs and still no difference. Tried to play with the carb adjustment screws a little but I dont really know what I'm doing there. how...
Forum: General Q & A 06-29-2006, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,427
Posted By miamioffshore
hp500 oil filter recommendation

Would like to hear recommendations for oil filters for hp500's, I know the merc part # is 35-16595T 1, but its a pain to try to find the actual merc filter. Would rather buy something as good or...
Forum: General Q & A 06-23-2006, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,481
Posted By miamioffshore
Re: Totally Stumped, Engine Overheat Alarm

Yes, I check the nylon ball valves, they're good. T-stats are new with less than 5 hours on them, they should be marine, were installed by TNT, although they dont have a hole in them, should they? ...
Forum: General Q & A 06-23-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,481
Posted By miamioffshore
Re: Totally Stumped, Engine Overheat Alarm

I"m going to try that. Somebody correct me if i'm wrong but isn't the overheat alarm just a sensor that closes a circuit if it gets to hot? Thus sensor is just a circuit that closes causing there...
Forum: General Q & A 06-23-2006, 01:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,481
Posted By miamioffshore
Totally Stumped, Engine Overheat Alarm

Ok, so I recently changed my impellars & housings on both engines (1999 carbed HP500's). After completing the job we fired up the engines on the hose and 1 of my engines after warming up the engine...
Forum: General Q & A 06-21-2006, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By miamioffshore
Re: Changed Impellers, now temp gauge problem?

Do I need to put in new thermostat gaskets after pulling the housing's apart? Thermostats and gaskets were replaced about a month ago?
Forum: General Q & A 06-20-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By miamioffshore
Re: Changed Impellers, now temp gauge problem?

yes, strangely they were both fine one weekend and the next completly destroyed when i started up, no water flow out the exhaust, when i pulle the impellar housing both of them were scorched,...
Forum: Trucks, Trailers and Transportation 06-20-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By miamioffshore
Re: have a black truck/car?

and for the dust get the "california car duster" they work great afte ryou get the paraffin wax out.
Forum: General Q & A 06-19-2006, 01:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By miamioffshore
Changed Impellers, now temp gauge problem?

Just did an impellar job on my HP500's. After assembly we put them on the hose and started them up. Water flow out of the exhaust was excellent. However once the engines began to warm up the...
Forum: General Q & A 06-04-2006, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By miamioffshore
Impellar Question

So I had water coming out of my exhaust just fine the last time I used my boat, 2 weeks later I go to use it today and I can't get any water at all out the exhaust? Tried to hook up a hose to the...
Forum: General Q & A 05-10-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,457
Posted By miamioffshore
Re: Milk in valve covers!

Not getting alot of steam AT ALL, that would eliminate an exhaust manifold leak correct? Engines have about 250 hours on them
Forum: General Q & A 05-10-2006, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,457
Posted By miamioffshore
Re: Milk in valve covers!

Yes I agree that is too low, I'm having the old owner send me the re-circ pumps and I'm going to re-install them (thus removing the crossover and reinstalling the t-stat), that should bring the...
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