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Forum: General Q & A
06-20-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

The shortened barrel works good on Nordic Heat. ...

The shortened barrel works good on Nordic Heat. This 28' boat with a single engine is heavy in the nose (especially the open bow model) and has trouble carrying the nose at speed. It doesn't have a...
Forum: General Q & A
06-07-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By ICDEDPPL

had em all done. every little thing helps. I...

had em all done. every little thing helps.
I didn`t like that I send them the pistons for $40 and they charged me $80 for return shipping

...
Forum: General Q & A
05-08-2022, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By DrFeelgood

You can install a flush kit that which will Tee...

You can install a flush kit that which will Tee into the hose that supplies the raw water pump. Eddie Marine sells a few kits that include everything you need, including the garden hose hookups.
Forum: General Q & A
05-05-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By mcollinstn

The only way the "Outside" of the filter can...

The only way the "Outside" of the filter can could be crushed inwards is if they ran the oil pump dry at high sump vacuum. Leaking pump pickup tube or pickup was not submerged - either of those would...
04-29-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By bajaman

Yep, Wally World has the good stuff. I just...

Yep, Wally World has the good stuff. I just bought some as a matter of fact.
01-28-2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,489
Posted By cheech

Someone needs to tie their boat off so it won't...

Someone needs to tie their boat off so it won't move and peg the throttles.
And film if the drive shower is spraying. :whistle:
12-26-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By phragle

Not sure which bearing, but if I was going thru...

Not sure which bearing, but if I was going thru the trouble of taking the drive apart and cleaning contaminated bearings, I would just replace them.....
I have found with boats, every time I try and...
11-20-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,163
Posted By articfriends

With a goal of 500 hp , at most I would do is...

With a goal of 500 hp , at most I would do is stud it and have it align honed
11-08-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,163
Posted By Shotgunn

I learned an expensive lesson, by holding my...

I learned an expensive lesson, by holding my newly built, but broken in 509 full throttle for almost 15 miles. I felt that the engine had good enough parts and was built meticulously to the task....
Forum: Prop Talk
10-12-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,451
Posted By kornegle

I have a 300R outboard on a 2400 Checkmate, so...

I have a 300R outboard on a 2400 Checkmate, so this light boat is typically easy to get on the plane. I use a Bravo 24P FS prop and it comes on the play well. Now in support of the comments regarding...
09-20-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Griff

The first thing I'd do is turn it into a 4150 by...

The first thing I'd do is turn it into a 4150 by removing the secondary metering plate and replace it with a metering block so you can actually change jetting and have 4 corner idle adjustment.
Forum: Prop Talk
08-02-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,622
Posted By SB

Okay thanks.

Okay thanks.
Forum: Prop Talk
08-02-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,622
Posted By Merc454Bravo1

Chevy

Chevy
07-25-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,412
Posted By F-2 Speedy

Id check the coupler before pulling the drive

Id check the coupler before pulling the drive
Forum: General Q & A
07-20-2021, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By BillK

When there is a groove behind the bearing I...

When there is a groove behind the bearing I always put the oil hole in the 2-3 o'clock position looking at the front of the enngine as it sits in the boat. Here is a diagram from the Durabond web...
Forum: General Q & A
07-06-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,933
Posted By snapmorgan

You are stubborn for sure. Order up a Willy's and...

You are stubborn for sure. Order up a Willy's and throw that scabbed together carb on Yellow Bullet and let some mustang guy burn his motor down with it. Much cheaper than replacing just 1 piston....
Forum: General Q & A
06-03-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By Citation25

Found my problem

The center bolt broke off, and it's not seized up.. Good to go for the season!!
Forum: Prop Talk
04-30-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,370
Posted By 06superduty

Left this thread hanging last fall. I tested a...

Left this thread hanging last fall. I tested a stainless 19p 3 blade mirage plus. Only turned 3900 rpm and clocked 44mph on gps. Due to a ring gear issue I had to call it quits. But I’m ready to give...
Forum: General Q & A
03-22-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By F-2 Speedy

The manual is Mercury ? they sell parts, enough...

The manual is Mercury ? they sell parts, enough said.........if it still rattles, blows and don't suck, its fine...........:D
02-16-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,234
Posted By getrdunn

I bought a twin boat years ago that sat outside...

I bought a twin boat years ago that sat outside shrunk wrapped for probably 7 or 8 years. I bought with the intent of new power however I pulled the distributors and primed both, changed fuel...
Forum: General Q & A
12-09-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,923
Posted By payuppsucker

While I do like to stay informed I would not ask...

While I do like to stay informed I would not ask Dave to spend his valuable time giving me (a non customer) his rundown on Jesels rocker arms.

I agree that (all) aluminum rocker arms have a...
12-07-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,579
Posted By Indy

The same reason a majority of boat builders went...

The same reason a majority of boat builders went out of business. Even this forum has changed quite a bit, it used to be Waterfoul types wrenching on their "affordable" go-fasts with a supportive...
12-07-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,966
Posted By SB

OP - I swear this website used to bleed...

OP - I swear this website used to bleed performance.

Now it’s ‘sell your boat snd buy something with an outboard, preferably a center console.” My have Times changed. Lololol
12-06-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By blown

custom delrin rollers for cabin door

I was looking for reasonably priced delrin cabin door rollers for my cig (the only source I found was $45 each). Searched around and found a guy who fabbed up perfect replacements for a very fair...
Forum: General Q & A
12-05-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,203
Posted By JaayTeee

I use a c clamp, pop off the clip on the cap that...

I use a c clamp, pop off the clip on the cap that will contact the yoke when going in the direction you’re going to push, take a socket that is larger the the o d of the cap to push the cap into, and...
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