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Forum: Fountain
07-30-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,996
Posted By bsirk

A good trick is to pull the water in hose off the...

A good trick is to pull the water in hose off the sea water pump and squirt a pretty good amount of dish soap in there. That way when you start, at idle, you see lots of bubbles in the water coming...
Forum: Prop Talk
07-29-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By bsirk

Thanks guys! That's kinda what I was...

Thanks guys!

That's kinda what I was thinking on the 5 blade, and until I get a shorty, I don't think I'll try it.

I'm thinking a Hydromotive QIV 24 might be the best bet. Perhaps get a...
Forum: Prop Talk
07-29-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By bsirk

bump

bump
Forum: Swap Shop
07-29-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,352
Posted By bsirk

PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: Prop Talk
07-28-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By bsirk

Broken Bravo 1

Well, Sunday afternoon turned out to be a bit more eventful than I had planned. My nice shiny Bravo 1 26p lab finish prop decided to throw a blade off out of the blue. :eek:

I noticed about a...
Forum: Fountain
07-28-2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By bsirk

To the OP, You still looking?

To the OP,

You still looking?
Forum: Swap Shop
07-28-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,352
Posted By bsirk

Pics?

Pics?
06-16-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,940
Posted By bsirk

Knock-Knock. Knock-Knock-KNOCK-KNOCK-KNOCK! ...

Knock-Knock.
Knock-Knock-KNOCK-KNOCK-KNOCK!

Who's there?

It's me, Detonation. :D



Sounds like an injector might be clogged too if you're pressure's up that high. Hope it's not FUBAR! ...
06-12-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,940
Posted By bsirk

What octane fuel are you running?

What octane fuel are you running?
Forum: Fountain
06-09-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,354
Posted By bsirk

Call West Marine. They got me a new one for...

Call West Marine. They got me a new one for about $20. Give them the model off your old one and they'll order it for you.
06-05-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,580
Posted By bsirk

SWWWEEEEEET! That sounds like a worthy...

SWWWEEEEEET! That sounds like a worthy replacement for me. Hell, I'll at least give it a try for only $50! And the best part is, I can pick up the pump at an Advance Auto, and there happen to be...
06-05-2008, 12:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,239
Posted By bsirk

Get ya something in the 24-28' range, stock...

Get ya something in the 24-28' range, stock power, and as little maintenance as possible. Even if the boat is "perfect" you'll get plenty of work out of it..........it's a boat afterall. After...
Forum: General Q & A
06-05-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,714
Posted By bsirk

Check your mech fuel pump. Mine just went out...

Check your mech fuel pump. Mine just went out due to a faulty (worn) actuator arm. My boat is a '96 with a 502 MAG running the VST and I thought the problem was in that vapor tank, but turned out...
06-04-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,580
Posted By bsirk

That's what I was afraid of. Looks like I'll be...

That's what I was afraid of. Looks like I'll be tearing it down too. I did notice on mercruiserparts.com that the cost of just the replacement shaft in the water pump is around $110.

+1 for...
06-04-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,580
Posted By bsirk

That's also my worry. I did shine a light down...

That's also my worry. I did shine a light down into the opening onto the shaft while my buddy turned the key over a few times to see if there was any visible wear on the shaft, and if it still had a...
Forum: General Q & A
06-04-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By bsirk

Rage- That's very cool, I had no idea such a...

Rage- That's very cool, I had no idea such a test even existed. The original stamped rockers will be what I'm swapping out for these, so that's definitely good to know. Heck, you can't really go...
06-03-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,580
Posted By bsirk

One more thing> When you're running your mech...

One more thing> When you're running your mech fuel pump on top of your raw water pump as I am, do you have to use the Mercruiser designed actuator arm in a replacement fuel pump, or can you use an...
06-03-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,580
Posted By bsirk

I would have to agree with you, but the thing is...

I would have to agree with you, but the thing is my boat is EFI, which is running the VST which includes an electric pump. BUT, those things are so problematic, and I've read so many bad things...
06-03-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,580
Posted By bsirk

Unhappy Mechanical Fuel Pump Bad?

I've got a 2007 502 MAG longblock running some of the older components off the previous 502 which was a '96, so therefore no cool fuel system but rather the dreaded VST system. This past Sunday the...
Forum: General Q & A
05-29-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By bsirk

Oh, forgot, got the new engine from...

Oh, forgot, got the new engine from 1800runsnew.com and it has performed great so far. The only problems that have come up are from the re-used components, i.e. the VST tank, and had the old...
Forum: General Q & A
05-29-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By bsirk

ttt

ttt
Forum: General Q & A
05-29-2008, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By bsirk

Arrow Anybody know these rockers?

Well, I'm having the same stuttering/lack of rpm problems with my VST as many others have experienced, and in the process of diagnosing the problem, I've of course started exploring other minor...
Forum: Fountain
03-17-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,238
Posted By bsirk

Sticking it from 3,800 rpm to full WOT with one...

Sticking it from 3,800 rpm to full WOT with one jab is just as hard on them as coming out of the hole hard, if not worse, as you're way up there in the torque curve then. It is possible to...
Forum: Fountain
03-14-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,238
Posted By bsirk

Droppin' the hammer on that engine (or any BBC...

Droppin' the hammer on that engine (or any BBC for that matter) all the time will blow out just about any drive eventually. Gotta be easy, unless you wanna strap a #6 on the back of that...
Forum: Fountain
02-28-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,717
Posted By bsirk

Fountain. No question. Construction, speed,...

Fountain. No question. Construction, speed, style, hardware, resale, fuel economy......I could go on and on. The fact of the matter is, Rob Freeman was right, we're not really comparing apples to...
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