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03-29-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,927
Posted By Chuckak

Buy an Air Dock system, It lifts your boat on...

Buy an Air Dock system, It lifts your boat on air bags and basically runs on a vacuum cleaner motor. You can roll it up at the end of the season.
03-29-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,673
Posted By Chuckak

F250 and F350 single rear wheel are within ~$1500...

F250 and F350 single rear wheel are within ~$1500 of each other. I bought the F350 crew cab long box (hillbilly bed). I have towed 33 Formulas, 35 and 42 Fountains at 80 mph and never needed...
Forum: General Q & A
03-29-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By Chuckak

If you are planning a lot of high performance...

If you are planning a lot of high performance upgrades then I have used Dynamic Speed in Chesterfield MI.
If you are rebuilding the 415 HP 502 black motors I am currently using Chesterfield Engines...
Forum: General Q & A
03-15-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,528
Posted By Chuckak

It is a possible heat soak issue with winter gas?...

It is a possible heat soak issue with winter gas? It vapor locks easier if the fuel system gets hot. Try opening the hatches a little the next time you shut it off after a hard run. This fixed it...
Forum: Swap Shop
01-25-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,744
Posted By Chuckak

Who makes them? Open to offers? Cost to ship to...

Who makes them? Open to offers? Cost to ship to Michigan?
Forum: Swap Shop
01-25-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By Chuckak

Do you still have this? I assume this is a gas...

Do you still have this? I assume this is a gas generator (not diesel). Is it complete with exhaust system and muffler etc? Is there a remote panel?

Thanks,

Charlie
Forum: Swap Shop
01-25-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By Chuckak

Hering 6 Blade Propeller RH - 1.25" shaft

Hering 6 blade RH 15.5 x 31 - 20 propeller.
1.25" shaft size
15 hours
Excellent condition
$1200
Forum: Fountain
05-20-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,713
Posted By Chuckak

Fountain responded that they never installed AC...

Fountain responded that they never installed AC on the staggered 35 Fountains. They did provide some pictures of the the sink area raw build. This is assembled and glassed in place to the hull. ...
05-20-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By Chuckak

Got a guy in MI via uShip to bring it home. It...

Got a guy in MI via uShip to bring it home. It will be delivered right after Memorial Weekend.
05-09-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By Chuckak

Cradle will be ready for pickup 5-11-12 in the...

Cradle will be ready for pickup 5-11-12 in the afternoon. It weighs closer to 400 lbs. Anybody going north with an empty trailer?
05-06-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 566
Posted By Chuckak

Want to make the fishing boat go...

23' Bayliner Trophy Hardtop - Have replaced the V6 with a 270hp magnum V8 and had the Alpha 1 drive rebuilt which included new gear ratio of 1.5. Have experimented with 3 blade Mirage props and 4...
Forum: Prop Talk
05-06-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Chuckak

Verified the drive ratio - it is 1.5 according to...

Verified the drive ratio - it is 1.5 according to the drive technician. I will post my drive and exhaust questions in the other forums. I am assuming I can't do anything else with the prop for more...
Forum: Prop Talk
04-25-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Chuckak

Will verify with my drive guy what gears he put...

Will verify with my drive guy what gears he put in it. The ratio was changed from whatever the 4.3litre engine had with it. I did some checking into the the prop position with the drive level with...
Forum: Fountain
04-23-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,713
Posted By Chuckak

Wildman, thanks for the pictures, I looked at...

Wildman, thanks for the pictures, I looked at that boat too but it was out of my price range. I really did not want to put the AC unit that far forward due to the beating it will take, but I may not...
Forum: Prop Talk
04-23-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Chuckak

The four blade I have looses about 200 rpm and a...

The four blade I have looses about 200 rpm and a does about 44-45. However it comes out of the hole better and cruises faster for the same rpm. How is it working this well with 30% slip or am I...
Forum: Prop Talk
04-16-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Chuckak

Want to make the fishing boat go...

Have 23' Bayliner Trophy hardtop (you can stop laughing now...) that I replaced the V6 with a 270hp magnum v8 and rebuilt the alpha outdrive with new gears at the 1.35 ratio. Experimented with 3...
04-13-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By Chuckak

Need boat cradle transported from FL to MI

Having aluminum boat cradle made at Myco Trailer in Bradenton FL and need it transported to southern MI sometime in early May. It is 22' by 6' by 2' tall and weighs less than 500lbs.
Forum: Fountain
04-13-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,713
Posted By Chuckak

Shore Power and AC on staggered 35' Lightning

Installing 30 amp shorepower, main panel and duplex outlet in the galley, battery charger under the rear seat and reverse cycle AC (6500btu) under the sink. Tried to get pictures of installation from...
Forum: Fountain
03-29-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By Chuckak

That wire is from one of your suction tubes...

That wire is from one of your suction tubes included with the oil changer. It is to prevent the tube from kinking when bending it.
Forum: Fountain
03-19-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,876
Posted By Chuckak

Gasoline vapors sink and fill up the boat from...

Gasoline vapors sink and fill up the boat from the bottom up, both blowers should be sucking air from under your motors just above the bilge water - read lowest point in the bilge. The engine...
Forum: Fountain
03-18-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 697
Posted By Chuckak

Chartplotter nacelle for top of dash installation?

I am installing a Lowrance HDS7m chartplotter on the top of the dash in a 2007 35 Lightning. Does anyone make a sloped box that fits the dashtop contours that would allow flush mounting the...
Forum: Prop Talk
10-27-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,697
Posted By Chuckak

Forgot to add that this is not the red one - If...

Forgot to add that this is not the red one - If the red one was originally out of Florida then Toronto Canada, I looked at that one real close but could not agree on price.
Forum: Prop Talk
10-27-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,697
Posted By Chuckak

The boat does not have ITS - I have external...

The boat does not have ITS - I have external hydraulic steering and am not sure what to look for on the spacers. What is the spacer doing to reduce the stress on the drive? Where would they be...
Forum: Prop Talk
10-16-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,697
Posted By Chuckak

Fountain 35 missing top end speed

Recently purchased 2007 Fountain 35 Lightning with staggered 525 engines and 5 blade Maximus propellors. The boat has 92 hours on it and shows no codes in the Smartcraft monitor system. The...
Forum: General Q & A
10-15-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 26,598
Posted By Chuckak

Money455, I have a Fountain 35 with the staggered...

Money455, I have a Fountain 35 with the staggered 525's. If I put my drives in from normal the boat will throw a 5-10' rooster. When you see it (from a Fountain at least) it is probably just showing...
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