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08-19-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By 3pointstar

Folks I know this couldn’t happen but it looked...

Folks I know this couldn’t happen but it looked like the bolt split in half at a seam. In all the years I’ve seen bolts made never seen them with a seam
08-18-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By 3pointstar

Truck Oil Plug Cracked

We have a 2004.5 GMC 2500 Duramax. I took it to the GMC dealer to have the oil changed along with a new fuel filter. I bring the truck home and let it sit a few hours and there is a puddle of oil...
Forum: Formula
08-06-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By 3pointstar

We have a year 2000 7.4 mpi - all stock - We...

We have a year 2000 7.4 mpi - all stock - We have been using the factory supplied air intake/flame arrestor. Wondering if a K&N Filter would muffle the "sucking sound" that is just horrible around...
Forum: Electronics
07-10-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By 3pointstar

I did the exact same thing a year ago - talk...

I did the exact same thing a year ago - talk about feeling like an idiot - I was VERY lucky - I didn't turn the key and try to start the engine - I blew out a couple of the circuit breakers on the...
07-07-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By 3pointstar

But as I understand it - all the oil ended up in...

But as I understand it - all the oil ended up in the bilge - nothing is leaking external to the boat. There is a fellow on this site BUP - he is a Mercruiser Mechanic- you may want to send him a...
07-06-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By 3pointstar

I had almost the same issue. Have a Bravo 3. The...

I had almost the same issue. Have a Bravo 3. The fitting that runs thru the transom cracked and the outdrive oil leaked out. Pia to fix. Cheap part
07-06-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By 3pointstar

I’m not a mechanic. If you had the drive pressure...

I’m not a mechanic. If you had the drive pressure tested it doesn’t sound like it’s coming out of the outdrive. If your getting oil out the cap and bilge is it possible that the drive is just getting...
Forum: Wanted
05-14-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By 3pointstar

I have a drive shower for our Bravo 3- but it has...

I have a drive shower for our Bravo 3- but it has a water pick up mounted on the outdrive - It does a wonderful job - However, in retrospect - I would go with a Simrek design - it looks a little...
Forum: General Q & A
04-25-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By 3pointstar

Outdrive oil line

how difficult is it to replace the outdrive oil line from the transom to the outdrive what has to be done
3pointstar
04-13-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By 3pointstar

thank you - I located the wires today before I...

thank you - I located the wires today before I had a chance to read your message - next time at the boat will give it a try.

Thanks again for you help

3pointstar
04-13-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By 3pointstar

Hi - with the drive down - the gauge is reading...

Hi - with the drive down - the gauge is reading all the way up.

again thank you

3pointstar
04-11-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By 3pointstar

Check the drain plugs they could have leaked

Check the drain plugs they could have leaked
04-11-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By 3pointstar

Trouble shooting Bravo 3 outdrive trim gauge

Does anyone have a flow chart to trouble shoot the trim gauge/sending unit.

Trim works wonderful but the gauge isn't registering- not sure if it is a wire from the sending unit or something...
02-17-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,043
Posted By 3pointstar

This IS NOT what you think it is. These are...

This IS NOT what you think it is. These are boaters staking their anchor spots for Memorial Day 2019.
Forum: General Q & A
02-07-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By 3pointstar

Snoozer - I totally agree with getting the scan -...

Snoozer - I totally agree with getting the scan - I don't have one but it sure makes sense. We have a 226 Cobalt 7.4 mpi and I was getting an alarm that was driving me crazy - I check fluids,...
Forum: Formula
02-05-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By 3pointstar

The prices seem to be very high- I've had my...

The prices seem to be very high- I've had my impeller changed a couple of times - at a marina, and it wasn't close to that price. I agree that the cap, wire and rotor are not a yearly thing- I...
01-20-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,130
Posted By 3pointstar

Happy New Year everyone I think OSO is a...

Happy New Year everyone

I think OSO is a phenomenal site - every question that I have ever asked has had great responses and helped beyond belief. I agree with Glass Dave - the social media...
12-25-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By 3pointstar

Administrator please look at the Galary post

I’m not here to impose my
morality on anyone. However could the administrator take a look at the first Galary picture and remove it

please and thank you

3 point star
11-17-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By 3pointstar

Just want to say thanks for all the advice. ...

Just want to say thanks for all the advice.

think we are going to go with a couple of tenders and we'll how it goes in the spring

3pointstar
11-06-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By 3pointstar

apex svt- thank you so much for the input-- truly...

apex svt- thank you so much for the input-- truly appreciate it

3pointstar
11-06-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By 3pointstar

Best way to maintain a number of battery's

We have a total of 7 (seven) 12V battery's- boat lift, boats.

What is the best way to keep these over the winter - They will be warm and dry.

Trickle chargers for each?

Put each on a...
Forum: Formula
10-26-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,989
Posted By 3pointstar

Ok I'm not a mechanic by any stretch of the...

Ok I'm not a mechanic by any stretch of the imagination - I have replaced a manifold on our 7.4 mpi which went very well but that doesn't make me an expert. Just a question - if you are replacing...
10-09-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By 3pointstar

I’m not making fun of you. Are you sure you have...

I’m not making fun of you. Are you sure you have the polarity correct
3 pointstar
09-12-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,777
Posted By 3pointstar

Wish I were closer to help -- all of you will be...

Wish I were closer to help -- all of you will be in my prayers

Please be safe

3pointstar
08-29-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By 3pointstar

I never graduated in the top 10% of any class....

I never graduated in the top 10% of any class. But I sure made it possible for a lot others

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