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Forum: General Q & A 08-03-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By Thunderstruck
Go To www.veradoclub.com which is a specific...

Go To www.veradoclub.com which is a specific Verado based website with everything you ever need to know re Verados. I have a 250 on a bay boat that had 240 hours and now has 725 hours in 3 years. 1...
Forum: Active Thunder 06-05-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,429
Posted By Thunderstruck
Hey I have the 32 in the classifieds. I've been...

Hey I have the 32 in the classifieds. I've been out of circulation lately and have no idea what the market was/is so make an offer. I have an offer I can live with so let's talk before I accept it....
Forum: Active Thunder 12-05-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 20,818
Posted By Thunderstruck
I am interested in selling my 32. Please PM me...

I am interested in selling my 32. Please PM me and we can talk. I have a ton of options for a person to get into a 32 at the right price.
Forum: General Q & A 08-30-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,842
Posted By Thunderstruck
Stuck needle and seat. Sounds like you are...

Stuck needle and seat. Sounds like you are working on the carb so that should fix it.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-26-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,824
Posted By Thunderstruck
Leslie and I can not verbalize or put into...

Leslie and I can not verbalize or put into writing our sense of loss for you and your family. I spent 2 days trying to post something here but I honestly can not think of any words that are worthy...
Forum: General Q & A 06-24-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By Thunderstruck
Thanks for the help.

Thanks for the help.
Forum: General Q & A 06-22-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By Thunderstruck
Merc Verado Oil Filters

Does anyone know a part number for a 250 verado oil filter that could be found in an autoparts house like a Wix part number or equivalent?

Merc Part number: 877769K01
Mallory marine: 9-57823
...
Forum: General Q & A 06-11-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By Thunderstruck
Amen there. I need to read more carefully. ...

Amen there. I need to read more carefully.

My experience with the ignition sensor is that the motor will not run well or not run at all with a failed sensor.
Forum: General Q & A 06-10-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By Thunderstruck
I had an ignition problem and changed the modules...

I had an ignition problem and changed the modules and ran for about 15 min and quit like you. My prob was the coil. I think when the coil got hot the ignition would fail. Coil cooled off while I...
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 05-17-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,274
Posted By Thunderstruck
I painted my bilge with epoxy white and it...

I painted my bilge with epoxy white and it stained. I recently used polyurethane white and it seems to be much more stain resistant.
Forum: General Q & A 05-17-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,183
Posted By Thunderstruck
Why wouldn't Clevite MS829H20 work? If I...

Why wouldn't Clevite MS829H20 work? If I understand the issue you need all 5 main bearings .020" undersized, right? H bearings are for nascar.

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/CLE-MS829H20/
Forum: General Q & A 05-14-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,657
Posted By Thunderstruck
Good news.

Good news.
Forum: General Q & A 05-08-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,657
Posted By Thunderstruck
That's a good idea. You probably will be able to...

That's a good idea. You probably will be able to tell just running on the hose with no oil cooler. The oil will warm quickly and the pressure will tell the tale. Check the oil temp with a temp gun...
Forum: General Q & A 05-07-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,657
Posted By Thunderstruck
Bearing clearances of .003 and higher on the...

Bearing clearances of .003 and higher on the rods/mains with a stock oil system will also produce the indications he is seeing. More bearing clearance allows more oil flow which requires more flow...
Forum: Wanted 05-04-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By Thunderstruck
My time to get some plate cut it out and fit it...

My time to get some plate cut it out and fit it up is worth way more than $114.
Forum: Wanted 05-04-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By Thunderstruck
Merc 500 HP Plastic Flywheel Cover

One of mine broke and I would like to replace. It's the plastic piece that attaches to the bell housing in front of the flywheel where it sticks out below the motor. Found plenty of steel covers...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 05-04-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,526
Posted By Thunderstruck
I had to wait in line behind this guy to launch...

I had to wait in line behind this guy to launch at a LA ramp to go fishing a few weeks ago! He didn't have his lights on so we should've gone around him.

:evilb:
Forum: General Boating Discussion 04-26-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,999
Posted By Thunderstruck
I'm a closet cabin curser also.

I'm a closet cabin curser also.
Forum: General Q & A 04-13-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Thunderstruck
You said you have 500HP' "S" so you have twins? ...

You said you have 500HP' "S" so you have twins? The merc mounts are LH and RH with separate part numbers so the LH won't fit on the RH motor and vice versa.
Forum: General Q & A 04-12-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Thunderstruck
Is the mount backwards??? Stock merc mounts will...

Is the mount backwards??? Stock merc mounts will fit gen VI oil pans. Had em for 10 years on my boat.
Forum: General Q & A 04-08-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By Thunderstruck
If the block has been decked or the heads milled...

If the block has been decked or the heads milled the intake can get out of alignment. I drilled bigger holes in the intake so the bolts would thread into the heads instead of machining the intake.
Forum: General Q & A 03-21-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,540
Posted By Thunderstruck
I filled the cone with peanut butter consistency...

I filled the cone with peanut butter consistency epoxy to the rim and pressed it on with the tube in the right spot. Make sure the angle on the cones are the same i.e. tilted up or down the same for...
Forum: General Q & A 02-07-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,795
Posted By Thunderstruck
If you boat in salt water you need to determine...

If you boat in salt water you need to determine the metallurgy of the intercooler. If it is aluminum like the old prochargers the intercooler will only last a year and they were $1200 in 1998!! ...
Forum: General Q & A 02-03-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,561
Posted By Thunderstruck
I bought one as a spare and to go to the dyno...

I bought one as a spare and to go to the dyno with. Worked fine. Use the coil supplied. Other coils like the MSD blaster did not work which we found out after 1/2 day troubleshooting.
Forum: General Q & A 01-27-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,473
Posted By Thunderstruck
If AFR would drill and tap the water ports, they...

If AFR would drill and tap the water ports, they could screw in bronze inserts and stop the corrosion from head gasket holding water.
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