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Forum: General Q & A
09-23-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 984
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Go to Walmart and get yourself an Otoscope in the...

Go to Walmart and get yourself an Otoscope in the pharmacy department for checking your plugs. Best money I ever spent. If you had 2 cylinders not firing you would have a hard time getting on plane...
Forum: General Q & A
09-21-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,838
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Talked to Kenny from Velocity and they recommend...

Talked to Kenny from Velocity and they recommend staggered if your running 110 or more in the 39. It keeps you from getting airborne. I removed some weight from my engine compartment and moved my...
08-22-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,183
Posted By ThisIsLivin

It was season 3 episode 39. I think their...

It was season 3 episode 39. I think their analysis was that the jets shoot down under pressure and the fuel can't make the turn. Get a subscription to Motor Trend it's worth the money. Over the...
08-16-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 405,799
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Now thatís a classy cruiser.

Now thatís a classy cruiser.
08-15-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,183
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Engine masters did a number of tests between...

Engine masters did a number of tests between sniper and carbs. The snipers werenít even close when they checked cylinder to cylinder fuel distribution. I was thinking of doing the same. But...
08-10-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,154
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I now have my winter project! I was going to add...

I now have my winter project! I was going to add a second bilge pump, but this is way better and probably cheaper. Would work for winterizing too, fill the bilge with anti-freeze and start the...
Forum: Velocity
07-27-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I have a built 524 and with wet exhaust at idle...

I have a built 524 and with wet exhaust at idle it's loud. I added Gibson exhaust to it and it took the bark out. It's still loud, just not painful. First time I started it in the marina the echo...
07-27-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,154
Posted By ThisIsLivin

That's why I bought a roll of Flex Seal, you...

That's why I bought a roll of Flex Seal, you never know what can happen. My brother hit a submerged picnic table on a spring run and wiped out both props and bent the prop shafts on his 43 Cruisers....
07-21-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,471
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I highly recommend a carb with Daytona Sensors...

I highly recommend a carb with Daytona Sensors programmable ignition. I have a 524 with a fairly big cam and it runs as good as any EFI even cold without a choke. I boat in very cold water and I...
07-14-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,666
Posted By ThisIsLivin

And now you know why I don't drink and don't...

And now you know why I don't drink and don't allow alcohol on my boat. A guy I know was coming home across Lake St Clair going fast and hit a small fishing boat without lights threw him, his daughter...
Forum: Velocity
07-11-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 587
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Manufacturing issue you need to be aware of

Check out my thread under boating safety. This was on my 1998 280.
https://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/boating-safety/376348-please-check-your-fuel-system-what-i-found.html
07-11-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
Posted By ThisIsLivin

There should never be a connection of any type in...

There should never be a connection of any type in an area that is not accessible.
07-11-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Please check your fuel System, this is what I found

Getting my boat ready to launch and topping off the gas tank heard a funny sound from the vent and didn't think anything of it until I went in the cabin. Smelled gas everywhere, the boat was low in...
Forum: General Q & A
06-16-2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By ThisIsLivin

You have pieces not fuzz, you need to inspect...

You have pieces not fuzz, you need to inspect your gears immediately. To get that kind of buildup, your teeth have flexed so much the hardened surface is coming off. Been there and it's not fun. I...
Forum: General Q & A
05-26-2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,785
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Smitty, What I like best about Engine Masters...

Smitty,
What I like best about Engine Masters is they have tested many of the little things I have done to tweak my motor and how much HP they have added. I never had time to dyno my motor so I'm...
Forum: General Q & A
05-25-2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,785
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Smitty, have you tried the Engine Masters salad...

Smitty, have you tried the Engine Masters salad bowl yet? Everything they have put it on has made more power, it's insane. I'll have to bring my setup by and have you test it. I added a top filter...
Forum: General Q & A
05-24-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,785
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I found a velocity stack that works with the K&N...

I found a velocity stack that works with the K&N 14x4" marine approved filter. It's hard to see in this photo. When I pull my plugs and check their color, you can't tell one from the other. I...
05-16-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,816
Posted By ThisIsLivin

If your idle mixture screws aren't having any...

If your idle mixture screws aren't having any affect, you have other issues. I would pull the carb apart and give it a good cleaning. You probably have buildup in the carb blocking the fuel path.
05-05-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I would like one of the 22's with the new 350 on...

I would like one of the 22's with the new 350 on it. That would be a fun lake/river boat.
Forum: General Q & A
05-05-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,626
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Windage is huge on these big motors. I have seen...

Windage is huge on these big motors. I have seen tests where 40hp is gained by changing oil pans, although this was on a moderate stroker. Spend the money and get a better pan with a good windage...
04-14-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,510
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I have a place on Lake Huron and the Harbor is 2...

I have a place on Lake Huron and the Harbor is 2 miles away so I tow, plus I can hop on the inland waterway in 25 minutes. My boat is kept in my garage so it stays super clean. Plus I buy Tier 1 93...
04-13-2022, 08:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,625
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Had my Velocity out on Lake Huron in 8's, wish I...

Had my Velocity out on Lake Huron in 8's, wish I had video. I was smart enough to leave my wife on the dock, LOL.
04-11-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,625
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I have a Velocity 280 and I've run 65 in 3's. I...

I have a Velocity 280 and I've run 65 in 3's. I took some friends of my daughters on a ride to Mackinaw City about 30+ miles from our place in 3's and he was so impressed with the ride he sold his...
04-11-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 405,799
Posted By ThisIsLivin

We get A10's flying over our place on lake Huron....

We get A10's flying over our place on lake Huron. I was coming out of the harbor and one flew by at about 150' right over my head so I dropped the hammer, he and I raced back and forth for a couple...
03-21-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By ThisIsLivin

That's what I did on my boat, works great. I...

That's what I did on my boat, works great. I plug the boat in when I pull it in the garage and the Pro Marine keeps the batteries in top shape. Plus I now have 120VAC when I'm at the marina and...
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