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11-19-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,855
Posted By Tractionless

I too chose marine ply over coosa after the OE...

I too chose marine ply over coosa after the OE ply transom lasted 26 years. May have went longer but didn't discover it until there was somehow a perfect corrosion hole in one of the gimbal...
11-19-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,302
Posted By Tractionless

Amsoil Marine Gear lube made for clunky shifts in...

Amsoil Marine Gear lube made for clunky shifts in my all OE B1 to the point where I could feel the shift cable kicking. Went back to Merc. High Performance Lube ($10 qt.) and smooth as butter again....
Forum: General Q & A
11-19-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Tractionless

There's two different scenarios, 12v power to...

There's two different scenarios, 12v power to hold open or 12v power to hold closed. I assume your quiet mode is solenoids 12v power to close. In this case post #3 is your fix and/or they're not...
Forum: General Q & A
11-19-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,505
Posted By Tractionless

One of the first things to change when taking...

One of the first things to change when taking ownership of a used boat before hitting the water.
11-19-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,926
Posted By Tractionless

I recently had to go to F from E as the tight...

I recently had to go to F from E as the tight radius turn into and out of my driveway kills the inner front and rear (of 3). Twists the hell out of them and tears the tread blocks and sidewalls. ...
11-19-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,031
Posted By Tractionless

39'+

39'+
10-02-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,806
Posted By Tractionless

Well that's good to know as the engines are out...

Well that's good to know as the engines are out of mine receiving a transom and i was considering doing the couplers at 323 hrs. and 25 years of age. They're greased yearly, splines show no signs of...
10-02-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,806
Posted By Tractionless

Give these guys a try. A buddy of mine is a...

Give these guys a try. A buddy of mine is a career marine mechanic and his west coast florida shops used to source from here exclusively. He recommended them for both remanufactured and new engines....
Forum: General Q & A
10-02-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Tractionless

Thanks, putting them back together after...

Thanks, putting them back together after powdercoating the pipes and adjusted accordingly.
Forum: Apache
09-26-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,586
Posted By Tractionless

Deeper than Warpath?

Deeper than Warpath?
09-26-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,806
Posted By Tractionless

With this said and the 7.4 Lx Mpi making 370...

With this said and the 7.4 Lx Mpi making 370 ft/lbs torque the only specification you seem to be losing with ditching the BBC is weight while gaining hp and torque. Interested in eventually...
Forum: General Q & A
09-26-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By Tractionless

Why not use bow eyes instead?

Why not use bow eyes instead?
Forum: General Q & A
09-26-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Tractionless

What's the Proper Corsa Exhaust Diverter Flapper Position When Open?

Reassembling after power coating and noticing the flappers only open manually about half way. Is by by design to provide for some backpressure or should they be fully open (parallel with pipe)? ...
Forum: Apache
09-20-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 170,715
Posted By Tractionless

No updates in awhile huh? 20. Predator is...

No updates in awhile huh? 20. Predator is currently running in APBA and WINNING! Campaigned by Stahlman Motorsports on Fla's west coast.
Forum: Apache
09-20-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 54,151
Posted By Tractionless

Feel it was way undersold at $401k, especially...

Feel it was way undersold at $401k, especially when compared to what new lower level production powerboats are selling for and it's heritage. IMO it's the powerboating community's equivalent of the...
Forum: General Q & A
09-20-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,516
Posted By Tractionless

I also have zero issues with the dreaded fuel...

I also have zero issues with the dreaded fuel boil with my engine whereas most others do and I live in Florida. All others I see posting about it are using fuels containing ethanol. And what's said...
09-20-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Tractionless

They also crack radiators, will need oil coolers...

They also crack radiators, will need oil coolers as they get plugged with the block sand casting remains and its internal so pull the cab and split the cases. Water pumps cause engine block...
09-20-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Posted By Tractionless

Call Rich, forget his company name. Hauled a 32'...

Call Rich, forget his company name. Hauled a 32' for me on my trailer when purchasing and I was very happy. GPS tracking, will fix issues on the way and only charge for parts, stayed on schedule. ...
09-20-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,835
Posted By Tractionless

WAY undervalued IMO. Boat history etc. is...

WAY undervalued IMO. Boat history etc. is equivalent to the 1st Shelby Cobra Lemans Winner!
09-20-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,835
Posted By Tractionless

And is SOULESS compared to incredible boats with...

And is SOULESS compared to incredible boats with a rich history.
09-20-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,410
Posted By Tractionless

WRONG! My father had Allstate for 25 years...

WRONG! My father had Allstate for 25 years without a claim in Dade and Broward counties. When Andrew hit the screen enclosure pulled away from the house. The Allstate adjuster only wanted to pay...
09-20-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,967
Posted By Tractionless

Love seeing all the Apache's coming up restored...

Love seeing all the Apache's coming up restored (Scalp Hunter), for sale (Warpath( and racing again (Predator)!
09-20-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,242
Posted By Tractionless

Where do they crap on board?

Where do they crap on board?
09-20-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,286
Posted By Tractionless

Like I tell the pimple face kids at West Marine...

Like I tell the pimple face kids at West Marine when I need something in an emergency. "What's finishing, I'm just burning fuel!"
09-20-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,862
Posted By Tractionless

Says too many boats but then states will take a...

Says too many boats but then states will take a boat in trade, needs resto. Sounds like big problems.
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