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Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 06-09-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By hillbilly24
Have you had it out since the drive service or...

Have you had it out since the drive service or was this the first trip since then? If it is the first trip I would suspect you are sucking air somewhere, either the inlet hose got torn or more liekly...
Forum: General Q & A 06-09-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By hillbilly24
The ignition module in the distributor would be...

The ignition module in the distributor would be the first thing I would look at once you get it cranking again. They will also produce the same symptom of shutting down when hot then coming back to...
Forum: General Q & A 10-18-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,136
Posted By hillbilly24
All you have to do is crack the filter and...

All you have to do is crack the filter and unscrew it a turn or two. it will drain on it's own. If you put your hand on it you will feel it "glugging". My routine is to loosen the filter then suck...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 10-13-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,302
Posted By hillbilly24
My personal crusade? WTF are you talking about. I...

My personal crusade? WTF are you talking about. I am not trying to push their product or endorse it in any way, all I am saying is you should quit being so cynical and let them bring their product to...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 10-13-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,302
Posted By hillbilly24
Do you have something personal against the people...

Do you have something personal against the people involved in this project? You seem WAY to suspicious about their product. They aren't taking any one's deposits and they haven't asked for money from...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-08-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,241
Posted By hillbilly24
Gary, I must say you have been involved in...

Gary,
I must say you have been involved in some awesome projects over the last few years and no one has anything but praises for your work. Your small production attention to detail mindset has...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-07-2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,146
Posted By hillbilly24
You have to keep in mind that he is speaking of...

You have to keep in mind that he is speaking of regulation by a private entity and this regulation could possibly make the whole experience less expensive for all those involved. When it comes to the...
Forum: General Q & A 10-07-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,990
Posted By hillbilly24
NO business operates this way, you can't send...

NO business operates this way, you can't send product out without some form of payment guarantee, in this case he is offering to repair your cylinders for free so they payment he requires comes in...
Forum: General Q & A 10-06-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By hillbilly24
which style do you need? I have a few in my tool...

which style do you need? I have a few in my tool box left over from other jobs that I could send you. Take a picture of your old ones or something.
Forum: Ft Myers Offshore 10-04-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By hillbilly24
F1 racing is action packed and a blast to watch....

F1 racing is action packed and a blast to watch. All of the tunnel boats are fun, it is like unlimited racing used to be. They always have several classes at the events too. The SST45's should be...
Forum: General Q & A 10-03-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,065
Posted By hillbilly24
I have always said that the people who complain...

I have always said that the people who complain about injection being too hard to tune and failure prone are the same people that don't know how to tune a carb anyway. You have no idea how often I...
Forum: General Q & A 10-03-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By hillbilly24
You really don't want any of the non turbo 6.2 or...

You really don't want any of the non turbo 6.2 or 6.5 GMs or the old 6.9 Ford. It is not that they are unreliable, in fact the 6.5 and the 6.9 engines will both run forever, they are just COMPLETE...
Forum: General Q & A 10-01-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By hillbilly24
I am not a big dodge guy, all though i do own one...

I am not a big dodge guy, all though i do own one right now for some silly reason, but I would not hesitate to buy a Cummins powered truck with 200k plus as long as the price is right. The various...
Forum: General Q & A 09-18-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By hillbilly24
All 496's are standard rotation, any reverse...

All 496's are standard rotation, any reverse rotation needs are handled in the drive or transmission. You alarms should work fine as long as nobody has done anything funny with it over the years,...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 09-18-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By hillbilly24
I have been back in the states for a bit now, I...

I have been back in the states for a bit now, I am headed back over in a couple weeks though. Was supposed to head to Houston next week, that's where my employer is based out of, but after Ike I am...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 09-18-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By hillbilly24
San Diego races this weekend

Anyone gonna be in San Diego this weekend for the races? I will be down there late tomorrow night thru Sunday night. Would love to hookup with some fellow OSO folks if anyone is gonna be around.
Forum: Trucks, Trailers and Transportation 09-16-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,671
Posted By hillbilly24
Your EGR problem could very well have been caused...

Your EGR problem could very well have been caused by the tuner, the excess soot that is produced by over fueling the engine, which is what is going on when they blows a huge cloud of black smoke, is...
Forum: Trucks, Trailers and Transportation 09-16-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,671
Posted By hillbilly24
It has nothing to do with what you can get away...

It has nothing to do with what you can get away with, it has to do with what is right. When you payed for your vehicle a warranty was included in the purchase price and you may have even opted to...
Forum: Trucks, Trailers and Transportation 09-15-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,671
Posted By hillbilly24
This is why people who have legit problems are...

This is why people who have legit problems are having trouble getting warranty coverage. Why do people do this sh!t? If you do install a programer and have a problem and then pull one over the...
Forum: General Q & A 09-15-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By hillbilly24
The teague kit does not come with a seal of any...

The teague kit does not come with a seal of any kind and we have always used life seal, a silicone sealer designed to be used in below the water line applications.
Forum: General Q & A 09-15-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By hillbilly24
You will probably destroy the swivel shaft seal...

You will probably destroy the swivel shaft seal du to the heat from welding. What we usually do at the shop is put a Mercruiser sticker on the stainless plate. I am not sure about the kit you used...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 09-14-2008, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By hillbilly24
With what you have there you are best off going...

With what you have there you are best off going with a complete reman. Even if you replace the upper you still need to go through the lower and get ALL the debris out and replace all the bearings,...
Forum: General Q & A 09-13-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,645
Posted By hillbilly24
We have fogged hundreds of EFI engines at the...

We have fogged hundreds of EFI engines at the shop and never had a problem. We deal in stock Merc power only and we follow their service instructions to the T. They have spent more time and money...
Forum: Swap Shop 09-12-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,543
Posted By hillbilly24
They are all Mags, The Mag HO is 425.

They are all Mags, The Mag HO is 425.
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 09-10-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By hillbilly24
You should change the nuts every time you remove...

You should change the nuts every time you remove them, nylocks are one tie use only. Also the ones on the bravo are thinner then normal and they use very thing washers. If you are just using off the...
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