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Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 08-21-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By sparky24
Why did you use 30w? I have been trying to figure...

Why did you use 30w? I have been trying to figure if i should use 30 weight break in oil or 10w40 or 15w50... I was about to order joe gibbs 15w50 break in oil.. but maybe 10w40 would be better...
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 08-21-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By sparky24
yeah i marked the pushrods so i can see if they...

yeah i marked the pushrods so i can see if they stop spinning, inner springs are coming out as well
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 08-18-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By sparky24
Cpperformance has new ones at good prices 229 for...

Cpperformance has new ones at good prices 229 for one up to 450 hp with 3/4 connections
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 08-17-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By sparky24
Plug bypass and run a filter with or without...

Plug bypass and run a filter with or without bypass built in?

edit: after thinking about it I think I will plug bypass and run wix51060r, no bypass filter 28 gpm, and make sure I have no 90 degree...
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 08-17-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By sparky24
Mallory doesnt make the marine version anymore......

Mallory doesnt make the marine version anymore... but they said there was no difference, just talked to them. So i will just use the non marine one. I guess they never bothered to get it recertified.
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 08-17-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By sparky24
Plugging oil bypass

Should I plug my oil bypass and if I do what filter do I run? Im about to put the engine in and break in a flat tappet so if plugging the bypass is safe im thinking if i wipe a lobe having it plugged...
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 08-17-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By sparky24
Electric fuel pump

I want to put in a mallory 140 comp pump and regulator but the marine version seems to be unavailable...? Anyone know where I can buy it or if i can just use the standard non marine 140 pump? What is...
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 08-12-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By sparky24
Merc 420 Oil cooler Questions

Is the 85152T (http://www.crowleymarine.com/parts/284648.cfm) stock merc 420 oil cooler what I need? It's 2x17 tandem engine oil/powersteering. I have a pretty much stock 420, just wondering because...
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 08-10-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By sparky24
Amazon had it, got the last one for saturday....

Amazon had it, got the last one for saturday. Theyre in stock other places online as well
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 08-10-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By sparky24
I need a new damper as well, what do you guys...

I need a new damper as well, what do you guys think about AC DELCO 12553423??

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/ado-12553423/overview/make/chevrolet

Much cheaper than an ATI and ACDELCO is an...
Forum: Wanted 08-10-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By sparky24
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 04-26-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,708
Posted By sparky24
That transom looks really thin for some reason,...

That transom looks really thin for some reason, maybe just the pictures. When you put the new wood in the transom make sure that you are not recreating that 'bow' where the drive mounts up, it was...
Forum: Swap Shop 04-25-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,379
Posted By sparky24
Thanks. I will let you know shortly if it works...

Thanks. I will let you know shortly if it works for me
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 09-02-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By sparky24
composite one has ATC corebond (bpo activated...

composite one has ATC corebond (bpo activated glassdave apporoved)
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 08-18-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,893
Posted By sparky24
The spray can paint is not what it used to be...

The spray can paint is not what it used to be even 5 years ago. I painted a few things with it this year and i had to re-do them because the paint really never hardened up. This is rustoleum...
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 07-30-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By sparky24
Ok well i guess most of these harnesses are...

Ok well i guess most of these harnesses are identical regardless of the boat. Its the 10 pin plug for the instrument panel which i need. I see it on ebay for 180 or so.

Now another question maybe...
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 07-27-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By sparky24
its originally 330 trs it has thunderbolt...

its originally 330 trs it has thunderbolt ignition if that helps. 24 foot.
Forum: Banana Boat 07-27-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,230
Posted By sparky24
If you cut the stringers out you really need to...

If you cut the stringers out you really need to have a bunk style setup or something similar at the very least or else you could get a bow in the bottom of the hull. I think it will be an awesome...
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 07-27-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,206
Posted By sparky24
yes spending that much money you should get an...

yes spending that much money you should get an outside opinion, but that looks like nothing but a crack in the gelcoat to me
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 07-27-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By sparky24
You could just use stainless braided an fittings....

You could just use stainless braided an fittings. Or have napa or any hydraulic shop make hydraulic line with stainless crimped jic fittings.
Forum: Northeast US 07-27-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,223
Posted By sparky24
If people knew the amount of time/energy and...

If people knew the amount of time/energy and money it takes to own and run one of these boats it wouldnt be taken so lightly. That sucks and hopefully he can get it fixed quickly.
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 07-27-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By sparky24
Mercruiser engine harness wire

So the genius that rigged my boat didnt secure the wires where they run inside the hull behind the cockpit and the big mercruiser wire that has the connector on the end got jammed between the bottom...
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 07-27-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,893
Posted By sparky24
Awlgrip on outdrive?

Any reason not to use awlgrip on an outdrive? I would think it would be the best thing to use... I have some awlgrip epoxy primer i got for free so I figure il just order a quart of jet black...
Forum: Banana Boat 07-26-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By sparky24
wood is stronger and cheaper but dont try to...

wood is stronger and cheaper but dont try to reinvent the wheel if its solid go with it.
Forum: Banana Boat 07-24-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By sparky24
I would think that doing an outboard boat would...

I would think that doing an outboard boat would be more expensive and also wouldnt be balanced as well as in inboard.
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