Offshoreonly.com - Search Results

Go Back  Offshoreonly.com > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: techman
Showing results 1 to 25 of 443
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Forum: General Q & A
11-19-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By techman

I've been using the -60 Purple West Marine stuff...

I've been using the -60 Purple West Marine stuff for years.
Forum: General Q & A
11-17-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By techman

I like the brands with the rust inhibitors as...

I like the brands with the rust inhibitors as well, like the purple version at West Marine. The pink stuff usually is just for freeze protection, no added corrosion protection.

Test the coolant...
11-11-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By techman

Dual will be fine as a triple would be overkill...

Dual will be fine as a triple would be overkill for a 26 IMHO. I have double axle under my 35.
11-02-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,775
Posted By techman

GM dropping in the disclaimer in the last bullet:...

GM dropping in the disclaimer in the last bullet: "• Not intended for marine applications"
Forum: Chris Craft
10-20-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By techman

From their website: Boats Built Prior To 2001 ...

From their website:
Boats Built Prior To 2001
Chris-Craft does not have records on boats produced prior to 2001. We have highlighted a list of organizations below that could better answer your...
Forum: General Q & A
10-15-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By techman

The worst thing you can do while breaking in an...

The worst thing you can do while breaking in an engine is baby the engine or allow it to idle for extended periods, particularly when it’s hot. That will place almost no load on the rings and it will...
Forum: General Q & A
10-11-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By techman

I believe they also had different style intakes....

I believe they also had different style intakes. The Gi had the stock GM truck intake and the GSI had the Merc style racing intake (like on the 500EFI).
...
Forum: General Q & A
10-09-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By techman

Electric!

Electric!
Forum: General Q & A
10-08-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By techman

Gas Hydro Locked?

I have a King Cobra 454 with a Holley 760. It's well maintained but has been sitting a while. Went to fire it up the and it wouldn't spin. Pulled the #1 plug and gas came out (not a lot) when...
10-01-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,535
Posted By techman

https://www.quicksilver-products.com/marine/comple...

https://www.quicksilver-products.com/marine/complete-engines/bravo-sterndrive/

Go for the 496 Bravo. Closed cooling, Smartcraft, forged crank, warranty.

Lot's of happy 496 owners out there,...
Forum: Fountain
09-18-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By techman

I run the fridge on one starting battery from...

I run the fridge on one starting battery from morning until we put it back on the trailer. That is probably 8 to 10 hours on that one battery and never had a problem. That battery cranks the motor...
Forum: Cigarette
09-10-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,267
Posted By techman

Didn't Inhale Vapor Trails

Didn't Inhale
Vapor Trails
Forum: General Q & A
09-06-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,052
Posted By techman

You had all that work done and gained 200 RPM? ...

You had all that work done and gained 200 RPM? Sounds like a win to me. Just about every story that begins with I had major mods/rebuilds ends with, "I lost performance" or "something isn't right"....
Forum: Fountain
08-30-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By techman

Absolutely true!! Most times when starting up...

Absolutely true!! Most times when starting up your boat most put their drives in the full down or in position. When off plane and having the drives tucked all the way in the reverse thrust is...
08-29-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By techman

Doesn't closed cooling also have he benefit of...

Doesn't closed cooling also have he benefit of more consistent operating temps?
Forum: Fountain
08-14-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By techman

Faucet valves open for running closed for...

Faucet valves open for running closed for flushing. Gate valves should be marked flush Open/Closed.
08-10-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,987
Posted By techman

Cigarette Jet Ski?!

Cigarette Future Plans (https://robbreport.com/motors/marine/cigarette-racing-new-owners-1234629117/)

That's quite a product catalog they are planning!
08-07-2021, 10:37 AM
07-27-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,453
Posted By techman

Throttle on the left! Love it!

Throttle on the left! Love it!
Forum: General Q & A
07-19-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By techman

I like to think I am a gear head! The 496 has to...

I like to think I am a gear head! The 496 has to be one of the most debated, misunderstood, loved, hated motor in recent memory. In OEM form they were hard to fault IMHO. They have their quirks,...
Forum: General Q & A
07-19-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By techman

Why do you say this? Other than some backorder...

Why do you say this? Other than some backorder pandemic related delays, it would seem you can get any part for them. It's hardly a low volume custom engine series.
Forum: General Q & A
07-18-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By techman

From Mercury "The SmartCraft line of...

From Mercury

"The SmartCraft line of products are applicable to all Mercury/Mariner OptiMax outboard engines starting with Model 2000, and all MerCruiser 8.1 liter engines for Model Year 2001"
07-13-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 31,249
Posted By techman

They have my attention!

They have my attention!
07-12-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 31,249
Posted By techman

As far as I can tell there is no mention of the...

As far as I can tell there is no mention of the new model on Fountain's website. Odd?

https://fountainpowerboats.com/models/performance-series/
Forum: Fountain
07-10-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By techman

The 42 bottom has been worked to death over the...

The 42 bottom has been worked to death over the years and I can't imagine it needed a single thing done to it. I would think retooling and a new bottom mold would have been $$ wasted if the legacy...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 443
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.