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Forum: Cigarette
10-10-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,629
Posted By Sydwayz

Details, Details!!!

Details, Details!!!
10-08-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By Sydwayz

Most people just tape them up for a jaunt to make...

Most people just tape them up for a jaunt to make sure that losing them doesn't negatively impact water pressure. If it were me, I would suggest tapping them, and putting in plugs, and then perhaps...
10-08-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By Sydwayz

Ah yes, you are completely right BUP. I mixed...

Ah yes, you are completely right BUP. I mixed them up the cam and crank sensor. Thanks for catching that!!
10-07-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By Sydwayz

Edited/corrected below.

Edited/corrected below.
10-05-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,279
Posted By Sydwayz

It will bend or break. Your best option is...

It will bend or break. Your best option is upgrading to a V-shaped bow stop. There have been a few posts on this in the past.

I've seen boats go between the outer and inner sections of the...
Forum: General Q & A
10-03-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By Sydwayz

I don't, but we had a similar type of device for...

I don't, but we had a similar type of device for when I was racing PWC. When we would dive them into turns, they would take on water at times, and it would allow the water to be drawn out when we...
10-02-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,679
Posted By Sydwayz

His FB says he worked for OL. And there are...

His FB says he worked for OL. And there are pictures of him in a Cigarette and a Sutphen. Just curious as to what boat and if there are any more details. Perhaps a mechanical failure? Spin, or...
10-02-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,679
Posted By Sydwayz

Very sad news. Does anyone know what happened?

Very sad news. Does anyone know what happened?
Forum: General Q & A
10-02-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By Sydwayz

Was it a disc brake system before, or did you...

Was it a disc brake system before, or did you change over to disks from drums?
Forum: General Q & A
10-02-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By Sydwayz

I've never stored my boat on a lift for more than...

I've never stored my boat on a lift for more than a week or two, but if it were me...
...I'd look into a self bailing drain plug for when I leave the boat unattended....
09-30-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By Sydwayz

Key West or other road trip this winter? Consider this REALLY easy anti-theft relay.

1) I am a customer, and have nothing to do with the company.
2) For those of you on FB and other social media, it seems every single time there is a big motorsports event in the country, there is...
09-30-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Sydwayz

On one of my former 496HOs, I had a leak where...

On one of my former 496HOs, I had a leak where the dipstick enters the oil pan. There is a putty or similar that seals it. I had a marina address it, and it was a simple fix.
09-30-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Sydwayz

Talk to Jason at Brand X ...

Talk to Jason at Brand X

https://www.facebook.com/bxpmarine/

or call Haulover Marine

https://www.facebook.com/Haulover-Marine-Center-114161868616025/

IMO, itís way too risky to leave in...
09-29-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,419
Posted By Sydwayz

Keep your SeaTow or BoatUS or whatever is best in...

Keep your SeaTow or BoatUS or whatever is best in your area.

BoatUS pissed me off when I needed LAND towing help, as my truck broke down. They found some technicality to get out of helping me just...
09-29-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Sydwayz

Agree, I also like having two trailer spares. ...

Agree, I also like having two trailer spares. That way you're not looking for a new spare as soon as you have an incident.
09-29-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Sydwayz

If you are sticking with the trailer for a while,...

If you are sticking with the trailer for a while, AND you have to take it apart for repair anyhow; go ahead and make the jump to EOH brakes. The difference is WELL worth the investment.
09-29-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Sydwayz

Trailer tires blow in succession because they are...

Trailer tires blow in succession because they are all abused in the same fashion. I had one go on my Toy Hauler that damaged the floor, lower trim, insulation, and side panel. Bought 8 new ones (2...
09-28-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Sydwayz

Pat, The Sailun 14 ply tires get great reviews...

Pat,
The Sailun 14 ply tires get great reviews on the Toy Hauler and RV sites.
...
09-16-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,222
Posted By Sydwayz

Just adding a couple thoughts here for those who...

Just adding a couple thoughts here for those who mentioned coming down on Wednesday, and going right to Dry Tortugas on Thursday...

1) Go ahead and fuel up when you get into Key West on Wednesday...
Forum: Fountain
09-14-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 887
Posted By Sydwayz

https://www.offshoreonly.com/classifieds/index.php...

https://www.offshoreonly.com/classifieds/index.php?page=login

Go here, and either register a new account, or see if you can recover you old one.
Again, the Classified Section has a completely...
Forum: Donzi
09-13-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Sydwayz

Try using dielectric silicone to keep seals soft,...

Try using dielectric silicone to keep seals soft, pliable, and in good shape. Thatís what GM recommends for Corvettes.
Forum: Fountain
09-12-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Sydwayz

I like the mechanical vs. the LEDs. If you want...

I like the mechanical vs. the LEDs. If you want to upgrade the "system" while you have the indicator apart to replace the cable, swap out to the indicator "dots" that have LEDs on them. They are...
Forum: Sunsation
09-11-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By Sydwayz

It was Reggie Fountain that said to always run...

It was Reggie Fountain that said to always run your tabs at neutral, not all the way up. As such, that's always what I have done with my boats. It's "free" extra hull and stability, that won't cost...
09-09-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Sydwayz

This is quite possible as well. You can always...

This is quite possible as well. You can always switch the props and see if the same thing happens. There is no issue with running a bravo drive in either direction. Just be aware that handing may...
09-09-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Sydwayz

If you are getting an alarm, you need to have it...

If you are getting an alarm, you need to have it scanned.

When I had this exact condition, it turned out to be a bad Crankshaft Position Sensor on the motor that was lagging.
BUT, again, you...
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