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Yesterday, 08:36 PM
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Posted By kidturbo

My biggest problem is a total lack of unemployed...

My biggest problem is a total lack of unemployed talent in the area. I'm down with the Home Depot idea, but unlike FL, the parking lots here aren't full of cheap unskilled day labor. Just crackheads,...
Yesterday, 02:11 PM
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Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

Couple mock up pics on some console pieces before...

Couple mock up pics on some console pieces before cutting the panels. The Simrad is our primary trim display, and back up to the livorsi gauge set. It's going where trim rockers originally were now...
Forum: General Q & A
06-18-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By kidturbo

Thanks all. That should do it. Filter was still...

Thanks all. That should do it.
Filter was still mounted up in boat, but we had pulled the lines off the Y blocks so unsure which side was pressure or return. Also switching from Merc 6 to a Latham 4...
06-17-2019, 11:34 AM
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Posted By kidturbo

That's funny, I was just thinking about you....

That's funny, I was just thinking about you. Digging thru expenditures, you actually sold us those drives before they delivered the boat. lol.

This kinda turned into a total frame off resto. :-)
Forum: General Q & A
06-16-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By kidturbo

Many Thanks.. Sent ya a PM with my address. ...

Many Thanks.. Sent ya a PM with my address.
Those splitter blocks are mounted in a bilge cubby hole where you can hardly get to em. We pulled the pump lines a while back and I totally forgot to mark...
06-16-2019, 10:59 PM
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Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

Last thing for the week, started plumbing up the...

Last thing for the week, started plumbing up the fuel system.

We added a clamp to the main crossover lines in the common rail system to eliminate pulse vibrations which can cause them to crack....
06-16-2019, 10:28 PM
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Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

Drive sync is in an programmed. Very cool little...

Drive sync is in an programmed. Very cool little piece of tech that removes the trimming out of trim control. Push both trim buttons up or down, and it keeps both drives within about 2deg overall....
06-16-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

Few pics from last weeks projects. Exhaust...

Few pics from last weeks projects.

Exhaust tips are sealed and screwed in the transom. Gonna stuff some Kaowool in the gap to cut excessive heat off the wood, then put the old Merc SS tail pipe...
Forum: General Q & A
06-16-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By kidturbo

Eaton Hydraulic Seering Diagram

Anyone have link to a manual or plumbing diagram for dual pump Eaton steering system? Early 2000's Merc #6 setup, but says Imco on the tilt wheel assembly. I can't make out the # on the tag.
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06-16-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

Wanted to set it in last week to check all the...

Wanted to set it in last week to check all the drive seals and hoses for leaks before wrapping up the transom area. Once the turbo and pipes are on, things gets really tight back there.

Now we're...
06-15-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

I wondered if anyone would notice. They also...

I wondered if anyone would notice.
They also help to stabilize the boat towing at highway speeds.. :cool-smiley-011:
06-12-2019, 10:34 AM
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Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

Pulled her out yesterday to clean up the shop....

Pulled her out yesterday to clean up the shop. Decided to tow it across the street and see if it would fit in the local car wash. The automatic wash was a no go..

First boat I've towed ya didn't...
06-10-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

Tail pipes and tips back from the polisher. Which...

Tail pipes and tips back from the polisher. Which means remembering to wipe off fingerprints before taking photos. :cool:

Next, to place the mixing tubes so they best blend 100 gallons per minute,...
06-08-2019, 02:16 PM
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Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

My paint guy stopped by to seam seal the glass...

My paint guy stopped by to seam seal the glass pain in the hatch..
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06-08-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

Wrapping up drive stuff so I can drop it in an...

Wrapping up drive stuff so I can drop it in an check all the seals next week before closing up the transom area. Once exhaust is on, no room to get your head in there..
Calibrating the A/D - N2k...
06-06-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

Couple pics of the cockpit side panels back from...

Couple pics of the cockpit side panels back from upholstery this week.
We added a some padded and pleated material to modernize the dated side pockets. Black netting for contrast, and should help...
06-03-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

I am on the other end Wobble. All ready cut the...

I am on the other end Wobble. All ready cut the big round Merc engine connectors off.
Issue is, this OEM harness has couple heavy gauge battery / key wires, then a bunch of smaller 15-18 gauge...
Forum: Electronics
06-03-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By kidturbo

Glad to hear they work good at speed. That was...

Glad to hear they work good at speed. That was our biggest factor for going that route.
This one is going on a Raymarine MFD. And while the Aimar might not provide all the detail of Realvison or 3D...
06-01-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

Thanks very much Just what I needed.. Searched...

Thanks very much Just what I needed..
Searched the web over, only found the same cables I have..
06-01-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

Back to important tasks at hand, like helm...

Back to important tasks at hand, like helm controls.

Does anyone know where to find the mate for these Merc engine harness helm ends?? I may have let them go with the gauges or something.
Tks
...
05-31-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

Think I spot a great business opportunity here...

Think I spot a great business opportunity here bor. We can recover my losses and your boat re-paint job cost in just a few months.

For $29.95 I'll have someone call 10 of the worlds most annoying...
05-31-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

Finding decent alternative SS hardware for 33C...

Finding decent alternative SS hardware for 33C cables is an issue. Probably should put a set screw or some safety tie wire tie around those clamps as a backup. The quick release ball / socket ends...
Forum: Electronics
05-31-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By kidturbo

I ended up going with that Airmar P series, but...

I ended up going with that Airmar P series, but haven't got boat in the water yet to see how good it works. And yes drilling thru the balsa core "only" to expose the outer skin can be a challenge....
05-30-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

Thanks guys. BR I bet your buddy doesn't...

Thanks guys.

BR I bet your buddy doesn't have to walk on his house windows either.. Imagine stubbing your toe on a 1/4" high glass corner, [cause obviously be in bare feet] then ya trip and fall...
05-28-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 76,512
Posted By kidturbo

1/8 in = 0.1250 in = 3.1750 mm To a...

1/8 in = 0.1250 in = 3.1750 mm
To a CNC machine, that's like a yard. But is wider than your average sharpie I've discovered.. :ernaehrung004:
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