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Forum: General Q & A
01-11-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,748
Posted By bck

Plus there is more valuable and correct info on...

Plus there is more valuable and correct info on here than all of the Facebook pages I've found combined. Ask a question here and you might only get 6 people replying but 5 of those people really know...
Forum: General Q & A
01-11-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By bck

I've had bad luck with paste. I use tape on any...

I've had bad luck with paste. I use tape on any fitting that requires a sealant. I've cleaned and resealed pipe thread fittings 2-3 times with paste and they still leaked. Wrapped with tape once and...
12-30-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By bck

Facebook has arrived to OSO. Been a good run guys.

Facebook has arrived to OSO. Been a good run guys.
Forum: Scarab
12-22-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 211,272
Posted By bck

How was the fuel switching handled? How will you...

How was the fuel switching handled? How will you handle it now?
Forum: Scarab
12-22-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 211,272
Posted By bck

Must've missed it in the thread. So if you won't...

Must've missed it in the thread. So if you won't be using them often then you have a belly tank or more saddle tanks in the engine compartment?
Forum: Scarab
12-21-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 211,272
Posted By bck

How come you chose to mount the saddle tanks in...

How come you chose to mount the saddle tanks in cockpit area and not engine compartment?
Forum: General Q & A
12-21-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 991
Posted By bck

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-...

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Here's mine. The black wires are all my grounds. I expect you have...
Forum: General Q & A
12-21-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 991
Posted By bck

I'd get a digital multimeter capable of volts/...

I'd get a digital multimeter capable of volts/ ohms which can be found cheaply and will allow you to check everything out. See what the voltage is right at your battery, see what it is at the fuse...
Forum: Cigarette
12-20-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 66,600
Posted By bck

Lots of questions about that setup. Would it...

Lots of questions about that setup. Would it really be beneficial to have individual injectors like that when they are firing into the same case as throttle body injection would? Maybe slightly...
Forum: Cigarette
12-20-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 66,600
Posted By bck

Don't forget this option. ...

Don't forget this option.
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Forum: General Q & A
12-20-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 991
Posted By bck

Could also be a combination of a few things. Lens...

Could also be a combination of a few things. Lens clouding from time, needles and numbers fading, mediocre wiring from new which has now built up resistance, contacts inside switch corroding and...
12-20-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By bck

Eliminating the bulky cables is definitely a...

Eliminating the bulky cables is definitely a benefit and helps clean things up. But- my bulky, sloppy mechanical system hasn't broken in 30 yrs. I find it hard to believe an electric system would...
Forum: Cigarette
12-19-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 66,600
Posted By bck

Thanks, hopefully whatever decision you come to...

Thanks, hopefully whatever decision you come to works out.
Forum: Cigarette
12-19-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 66,600
Posted By bck

No doubt carbed motors can run perfect, much more...

No doubt carbed motors can run perfect, much more radical engines than mine run great with carbs. Mine just choose not to.
Forum: Cigarette
12-19-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 66,600
Posted By bck

I appreciate the advice but I already went the...

I appreciate the advice but I already went the custom route with Patrick/ ProSystems and everyone speaks highly of him also. As some idiot once said "fool me once and I'll get off the shelf marine...
Forum: Cigarette
12-19-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 66,600
Posted By bck

I'm so pissed off at carbs I'm considering...

I'm so pissed off at carbs I'm considering switching. Just n.a. but still won't idle / shift for **** and no one I know locally has been able to fix it despite hours of effort. Shouldn't be this hard.
Forum: Cigarette
12-19-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 66,600
Posted By bck

Icdedppl, sounds like the Holley is handling all...

Icdedppl, sounds like the Holley is handling all the ignition functions as well as the fuel side ? So you'd lose a lot of the features you mention if you just bought it for the fuel injection and...
Forum: Cigarette
12-19-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,604
Posted By bck

If the boat handles and runs properly with those...

If the boat handles and runs properly with those drives (granted with a lower top end) I can see the attraction.
Forum: General Q & A
12-19-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By bck

I'm drawing a blank on the name right now but...

I'm drawing a blank on the name right now but weren't most of these compasses made by one company that was really well known like the way Danforth= anchors. I want to say Richie but that doesn't seem...
Forum: General Q & A
12-19-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,079
Posted By bck

Go to the Scarab section and start a thread about...

Go to the Scarab section and start a thread about dialing in a 33 AVS. Might find someone who has first hand info on what is the best bang for the buck with that hull. Dan / Archer spends a lot of...
Forum: Scarab
12-18-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 211,272
Posted By bck

For what it's worth, there aren't any bolts at...

For what it's worth, there aren't any bolts at all on my bulkheads. Even the rubrail seems to be held on by some magic only Dan knows of. Actually i think the rubrail was screwed on and then all the...
12-18-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,379
Posted By bck

BUP, did Merc make any improvements on the GM...

BUP, did Merc make any improvements on the GM design when they went in house?
12-18-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By bck

I've been putting thought into this as well. As...

I've been putting thought into this as well. As much as I like the simplicity, reliability and price of mechanical I think I'd have to go with electric and LED. The main reason is so that I'd be able...
Forum: General Q & A
12-12-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By bck

If by the post above you are referring to me- the...

If by the post above you are referring to me- the carbs were **** and his nonexistent customer service was ****. I used them one season and replaced them with Quick Fuels. I could elaborate on every...
Forum: General Q & A
12-09-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By bck

Dont waste money on ProSystems, very disappointed...

Dont waste money on ProSystems, very disappointed with the carbs and their support. The best carbs are fuel injectors.
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