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09-03-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

I believe it's liquid electrical tape. I don't...

I believe it's liquid electrical tape. I don't know that it is required, just applied for corrosion reasons.
Forum: General Q & A
09-03-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

I had their 383 stroker in a boat I used to own. ...

I had their 383 stroker in a boat I used to own. Never had a problem with it. Ran really smooth, appeared to be good build quality.
Forum: Fountain
09-02-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

Idle Air Control (IAC) valves are a common item...

Idle Air Control (IAC) valves are a common item to fail on these engines. When they do fail, they can damage the ECU. So, many change them every so often and/or carry a spare. Much debate on if...
Forum: Swap Shop
08-27-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

I'll take the oil cooler. Sent you PM thanks for...

I'll take the oil cooler. Sent you PM thanks for the measurements.
Forum: Swap Shop
08-27-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

How long and what diameter is the oil cooler? ...

How long and what diameter is the oil cooler? 1.25" hose barbs?
08-09-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,308
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

We watched it this past weekend. Really enjoyed...

We watched it this past weekend. Really enjoyed it. I was amazed how vast/deep their empire was. They controlled everything and everyone it seemed.
08-06-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 19,356
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

Thanks for posting the pics! I wasn't able to...

Thanks for posting the pics! I wasn't able to make it this time, but next year will be there.
Forum: General Q & A
08-05-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

Low 40s at idle if I remember correctly. Mine...

Low 40s at idle if I remember correctly. Mine runs from about 42 at idle to high 40s at WOT.
07-30-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

There's plenty of 1000+ hour 496s running around....

There's plenty of 1000+ hour 496s running around. They are quite reliable if left stock. At the time of development of the 496 platform, it was the only big block to ever make it through to the end...
Forum: General Q & A
07-19-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

Your 2002 (if original) has a gen 2 cool fuel...

Your 2002 (if original) has a gen 2 cool fuel system so you won't have the paint flaking issue. I actually like the gen 2 system, it has an adjustable fuel pressure regulator from the factory. Gen...
Forum: Donzi
07-14-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

My friend has had a 2001 26zx for years. His has...

My friend has had a 2001 26zx for years. His has the 496HO in it, 425HP. It will do mid 60s typically. It's been a great boat for him. It drives nice.
07-12-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

You talking the Portland area?

You talking the Portland area?
07-09-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,578
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

I spent 11 years racing jet skis, retired from...

I spent 11 years racing jet skis, retired from that in 2008. Our modifieds were fast back then, but when I see what they are doing now it's scary. My friends that are still racing tell me they are...
Forum: General Q & A
07-06-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

That's false advertising Underpsi68! Everyone...

That's false advertising Underpsi68! Everyone loves stickers though.
Forum: General Q & A
07-06-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

Yes all the 8.1/496 from 2001 to the end of...

Yes all the 8.1/496 from 2001 to the end of production are considered a gen VII (7). There were some slight updates over the years to the fuel system (around 2005 ish), the heat exchanger size, and...
06-16-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,098
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

I went through a ritual I found online when I...

I went through a ritual I found online when I changed the name. This name came from a friend who used this term when he saw something very fast, referring to the carnival where the best rides took 5...
Forum: General Q & A
06-14-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

You could keep running it, 175 is about what mine...

You could keep running it, 175 is about what mine used to run before I modified my cooling system when I added more HP. Or if you want to, take the end caps off the heat exchanger and take a look....
06-14-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

I'm thinking neutral safety switch in the...

I'm thinking neutral safety switch in the control, but not sure if that would do the same for both engines?
06-11-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,750
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

The "tub o' towels" wipes work great for the...

The "tub o' towels" wipes work great for the areas you don't want to soak in water FYI. I use them on engines, bilge area, upholstery, wheels, etc etc.
Forum: General Q & A
06-09-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

Let us know if this fixes the problem! I didn't...

Let us know if this fixes the problem! I didn't do anything with the brown wire.
Forum: General Q & A
06-08-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

I'm running the Autometer you are thinking about....

I'm running the Autometer you are thinking about. It's my second season on it. I've replaced the sensor once. It has a warm up mode that it goes into where the needle cycles at the low end of the...
Forum: General Q & A
06-08-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

The Moroso is a 27 micron and are designed for...

The Moroso is a 27 micron and are designed for flow.
Forum: General Q & A
06-03-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

Ahh I see. I had to set the voltage on mine but...

Ahh I see. I had to set the voltage on mine but it's a 496HO with a Whipple supercharger so it's an aftermarket TPS/throttle body that comes with the kit.
Forum: General Q & A
06-03-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

Yes it was very complete and they have a good...

Yes it was very complete and they have a good video on how to mount/install the cylinders.
Forum: General Q & A
06-03-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

The procharger kits for the 496 have been self...

The procharger kits for the 496 have been self contained the past few years, so it depends on how old your system is.

BTW when I switched from 25w-40 merc conventional oil to 15w-50 Mobil 1...
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