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Forum: Prop Talk
09-18-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 582
Posted By smokediver

Look at a bravo fs. The ring is removed

Look at a bravo fs. The ring is removed
Forum: Prop Talk
09-17-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 582
Posted By smokediver

You will gain bow lift for sure but not sure what...

You will gain bow lift for sure but not sure what you will lose planing. I had a bravo built by bblades and I asked for max bow lift. He had removed the diffuser as well as added cup and it really...
08-17-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By smokediver

I am running 18 inch long Lenco tabs on my 22...

I am running 18 inch long Lenco tabs on my 22 classic. Some folks follow the hull and others mount them horizontal. I think 2 inches in from the outer chine. The Lencos are nice in that they have a...
08-07-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,489
Posted By smokediver

To add to this thread , I recently ordered the...

To add to this thread , I recently ordered the LED trim indicator. On the surface it looks great. However , the wiring harness for the sender is about a foot short. As is the protective hose cover...
Forum: Prop Talk
07-31-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By smokediver

I changed ratios in my old 16 classic. It ended...

I changed ratios in my old 16 classic. It ended up being 4 inches of pitch .. if you were turning a 25 you would need to drop to a 21.
07-07-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,494
Posted By smokediver

I went with aqua traction in my Donzi. Much like...

I went with aqua traction in my Donzi. Much like the others although it is a closed cell material and doesn’t stain ...
07-05-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,687
Posted By smokediver

I put mine in a small diamond plate box. Keeps it...

I put mine in a small diamond plate box. Keeps it all out of sight.

...
Forum: General Q & A
07-02-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By smokediver

I waited for pistons a few months not long ago. I...

I waited for pistons a few months not long ago. I ran into the same questions when I upgraded a 502 to a 540. I left in my factory pickup. I replaced the anti siphon valve with a quarter turn shut...
Forum: General Q & A
06-30-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,249
Posted By smokediver

The brown with white is the trim gauge or oil...

The brown with white is the trim gauge or oil temp .. I recently went from mpi to a carb 540. In addition , I put in a hd transom assy and got rid of the trim sender lines . I used the trim sender...
06-22-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,635
Posted By smokediver

Monitor in brooksville fl makes a great system …...

Monitor in brooksville fl makes a great system … I have a carbed 540 now but it started as a gen 6 502 mag mpi. I have a lot more power now but the system is working great. ...
Forum: General Q & A
06-16-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By smokediver

I just finished my fuel system for a 540 carb. I...

I just finished my fuel system for a 540 carb. I ended up using a Weldon a600 pump and a Weldon return regulator. I am so far very happy with the setup. ...
Forum: General Q & A
06-05-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By smokediver

The thermostat housing for monitor pro is pretty...

The thermostat housing for monitor pro is pretty simple and the kit comes with it and the tstat. It’s really an easy system
05-25-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By smokediver

I bought a monitor pro system for a 502 mag mpi....

I bought a monitor pro system for a 502 mag mpi. I recently had my engine rebuilt and went to a carbed 540. North of 600 hp. The monitor pro is keeping temps just fine. Very happy with the quality.
Forum: General Q & A
05-22-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By smokediver

I believe it. I have friends with blower motors...

I believe it. I have friends with blower motors who have never touched the factory pick ups or feeds to the filter heads. And I think stock mercury filter heads are a 1/4 npt fitting !
Forum: General Q & A
05-22-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By smokediver

Yeah I read that and I read an article where 3/8...

Yeah I read that and I read an article where 3/8 line will support over a 1000. I did decide to yank out the 3/8 return line and am in the process of running it with 1/2 inch line. That’s actually...
Forum: General Q & A
05-22-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By smokediver

itís a pretty stout motor. The correction factor...

itís a pretty stout motor. The correction factor was pretty high as itís hot down here. 1.053 if I remember correctly. Anyway it was showing 712 ft lbs at 4700 and about the same horsepower at 5600....
Forum: General Q & A
05-22-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By smokediver

weldon A15

weldon A15
Forum: General Q & A
05-22-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By smokediver

Fuel line size

I am upgrading power to a 540. I am having trouble accessing my existing 3/8 fuel line as it is under the deck. My plan is to keep that and run it to an fst filter head and 1/2 inch to a Weldon A600...
05-21-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By smokediver

I ended up running a return line and also picked...

I ended up running a return line and also picked up the Weldon A600 pump along with their return regulator. I do have 3/8 fuel line , about 4 feet running into a fst fuel water separator and then 1/2...
05-08-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,018
Posted By smokediver

Goodyear may not make a good vehicle tire but the...

Goodyear may not make a good vehicle tire but the Endurance trailer tires are awesome. I put 10,000 miles on mine last year. Zero issues.
04-29-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,112
Posted By smokediver

I think “ ceramic coating “ is a diluted poly glo...

I think “ ceramic coating “ is a diluted poly glo repackaged.
04-29-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By smokediver

I just put a new HD transom assy on a 20 year old...

I just put a new HD transom assy on a 20 year old boat. The transom was clean and flat. I installed it dry as well.
04-29-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By smokediver

I had a 1975 international scout. 345 4 speed. It...

I had a 1975 international scout. 345 4 speed. It begs to differ !
04-28-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By smokediver

Electric fuel pump

I have a gen6 502 mag mpi that has been converted to a carb 540. The raw water pump doesnít have a fuel pump boss and with the alternator placement, too many brackets would have to be replaced. So I...
04-12-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,357
Posted By smokediver

Last year I towed from south Florida to lake...

Last year I towed from south Florida to lake powell. 6000 lbs boat trailer. Roughly 5500 miles round trip. Early June so it was hot out west. Zero issues. I had the max tow package , 2 wheel drive .....
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