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08-04-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By zz28zz

Close call with jetboat

Almost crashes, tears off a canard?, right back to full power and still wins the race..These guys are nuts!.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyEz3FNygXg
Forum: General Q & A
07-18-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,142
Posted By zz28zz

I think he sucked up a chia-pet!!

I think he sucked up a chia-pet!!
Forum: General Q & A
07-18-2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,142
Posted By zz28zz

Another thing to check would be the fitting on...

Another thing to check would be the fitting on the transom plate where's the water comes in. The same fitting you need to remove to check for Bravoites. It's made of plastic (or nylon?) and I've...
07-10-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,197
Posted By zz28zz

Too much stern lift?? Reason I'm so interested...

Too much stern lift??
Reason I'm so interested is cause mine does the exact same thing at 80. Chine walk and porposing start simultaniously Scary as hell.
Forum: General Q & A
07-09-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,019
Posted By zz28zz

Did a little digging and I did find some Q-jets...

Did a little digging and I did find some Q-jets w/o a J-tube. There are some marine Q-jets that use a vent tube with an angle cut and a "well" at the base of the tube to route spill into the throat...
07-08-2022, 11:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,197
Posted By zz28zz

I'd like to know what he did to prevent that...

I'd like to know what he did to prevent that chinewalk/porpoiseing action from happening on his later run. More tab, less trim???
Forum: General Q & A
07-07-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,019
Posted By zz28zz

A MARINE fuel system. That plastic fuel filter is...

A MARINE fuel system. That plastic fuel filter is a time bomb waiting to go off.

While the eng itself is basically a car eng, almost everything else attached to it is specially designed for a...
Forum: General Q & A
07-06-2022, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By zz28zz

Can't provide any model specific advice, but...

Can't provide any model specific advice, but generally speaking, there's a few items that apply to installing all ext steering systems:

1. Mount transom bracket for the ram/s on the same...
07-04-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By zz28zz

In regards to "overflowing", could this be...

In regards to "overflowing", could this be related to the pitch of the boat changing from bow-high back to being more level?

Was the float level checked/set?

Fuel pressure verified?

Could...
06-26-2022, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By zz28zz

Got it all back together and idle tested on the...

Got it all back together and idle tested on the hose. Much better. Thx to all.
BTW, bearings were Koyo 62042RSCM sealed and pre-lubed. Didn't pack grease in void between the bearings since the...
06-23-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By zz28zz

Got the bearing assy apart last night. My...

Got the bearing assy apart last night. My new-to-me hyd press made quick work of it. Didn't even have to install the handle into the bottle jack. Nothing like having the right tools for the job!...
Forum: General Q & A
06-21-2022, 12:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,513
Posted By zz28zz

Yep, B12 is brutal on the eyeballs. Got a...

Yep, B12 is brutal on the eyeballs. Got a reminder of that earlier today.
06-20-2022, 11:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By zz28zz

It's really more of a "don't like to mix...

It's really more of a "don't like to mix different oils" issue since I know I'll never get all the old oil out. Some may say that's OCD and they may be right, but If it ain't broke, don't screw with...
Forum: General Q & A
06-18-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,513
Posted By zz28zz

I would think if one of those monsters got loose...

I would think if one of those monsters got loose enough to shift, you would feel it all thru the boat. Good to hear you got them secure.

Kinda doubt you could hear an electrical/ign pop with engs...
06-18-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By zz28zz

Received first 8 qts ok but second 8 qts was...

Received first 8 qts ok but second 8 qts was coming from another store abt 2 hrs away. Unfortunately, that store fell down, literally (old building). Got another order from the San Antonio warehouse....
Forum: Fountain
06-07-2022, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By zz28zz

I've always heard that the 3 blade Mirage is the...

I've always heard that the 3 blade Mirage is the best for that boat. The twin BB version needs the stern lift the 3 bladed props provide. I run the 3 bladed Mirage on my 1990 27/29 Fountain. Engs are...
06-06-2022, 02:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By zz28zz

Humm, must have seen it at Summit instead of...

Humm, must have seen it at Summit instead of Jegs. Anyway, $12/qt is ridiculous. If the local parts stores had it, it would cost ~$7/qt.

Don't really have a back-up oil in mind. .I'm a bit OCD...
Forum: Fountain
01-26-2022, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By zz28zz

Not really a centralized fuse or breaker panel on...

Not really a centralized fuse or breaker panel on my 1990 27/29 other than the 3 "spare" fuses under the helm. My head unit is powered from the Interior power switch on the side switch panel
I'd...
Forum: General Q & A
08-10-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By zz28zz

Not really familiar with the 4.3 but did...

Not really familiar with the 4.3 but did experience starter issues on a mark-IV 454 after mechanical advance springs in the MSD dist broke and advance stuck at full adv. Bent the starter bolts in my...
08-07-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,298
Posted By zz28zz

This is excellent advise. When launching,...

This is excellent advise. When launching, immediately after eng start (and still on trailer) I always open the eng cover and quickly run my finger under every fuel line connection. Also do a quick...
Forum: General Q & A
08-02-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,231
Posted By zz28zz

This may have been covered before, but have you...

This may have been covered before, but have you tried disconnecting the knock sensor/s? Thinking maybe some type of vibration from outdrive/gimble bearing could be triggering the knock sensor??
Can...
Forum: Electronics
07-24-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By zz28zz

Are you using compatible coils? There's a coil...

Are you using compatible coils?
There's a coil compatibility chart on the Holley site.
Forum: General Q & A
07-14-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,231
Posted By zz28zz

5+" of vac at WOT?! Sounds like blower is getting...

5+" of vac at WOT?! Sounds like blower is getting in the way.

Could there be slippage at crank pulley?
07-09-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,655
Posted By zz28zz

Haven't been passed yet but won't be long at this...

Haven't been passed yet but won't be long at this rate. Like just abt any kind of high performance vehicle, they're pretty cool. Unfortunately they can be operated by low-perf individuals with no...
07-06-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,007
Posted By zz28zz

The 32's do sit really low at the rear. I've seen...

The 32's do sit really low at the rear. I've seen the rub rail in the water with 3 or 4 people hanging out at the rear. Even seen water up to the bilge blower outlets.
However my 27/29 (w/twin...
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