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Forum: General Boating Discussion 08-07-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By Turbojack
Few years ago when Lake Travis was way low, all...

Few years ago when Lake Travis was way low, all of the boat ramps were way out of the water and some people would launch off the shore. We are all sitting watching this couple try to launch their...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-05-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,800
Posted By Turbojack
Yes radar can work from a floating boat. The...

Yes radar can work from a floating boat. The angle you are running compared to the gun makes a difference. Greater the angle lower the speed it registers. I think the one that I have from way back...
Forum: General Q & A 06-21-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By Turbojack
Bad IAC

Bad IAC
Forum: General Q & A 06-16-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By Turbojack
Thanks for quick response. Will do some reading.

Thanks for quick response. Will do some reading.
Forum: General Q & A 06-16-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By Turbojack
Bad IAC causes ECM to burn up

Have a friend that has a 2008 boat with a standard 496 engine. They were running down the lake about 3000-3500 rpm when he backed out of the throttle the engine died. He took boat to mechanic and...
Forum: General Q & A 05-31-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,293
Posted By Turbojack
I had a 26' cat with procharger. Coming on plane...

I had a 26' cat with procharger. Coming on plane was wot and sitting back. Once rpm got to around 2500 the boost would come on and it would rip the prop loose. As stated before I think the low...
Forum: South Central US 03-01-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By Turbojack
Travis is full and has plenty of water now. ...

Travis is full and has plenty of water now. Number of performance boats. As said you can easy go 100 miles on the lake in a day.
Forum: General Q & A 11-16-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,576
Posted By Turbojack
I have Teague EFI 800's and have the same...

I have Teague EFI 800's and have the same problem after sitting for a day or more. I will wait for fuel pressure to build before I crank for a few turns. Then wait a few second, turn key on again,...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-07-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,248
Posted By Turbojack
PM me.

PM me.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-07-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,248
Posted By Turbojack
He can only use one at a time. His name is on...

He can only use one at a time. His name is on the back side so he will know if someone takes his.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-07-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,248
Posted By Turbojack
We all agree.560210

We all agree.560210
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-07-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,248
Posted By Turbojack
When we were talking to Pete they were putting...

When we were talking to Pete they were putting one on a trailer and putting gas in it. I thought I had taken a picture of it but guess one of the others took it. We were talking about that boat and...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-06-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,248
Posted By Turbojack
Skater Factory Tour

A group of us were in our motor homes on our way back to Texas after taking a tour of Northern Michigan, headed to Middlebury, Indiana. I remembered the Skater factory was in Michigan and looked up...
Forum: General Q & A 08-23-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,021
Posted By Turbojack
Detonation is caused by lean, lack of fuel for...

Detonation is caused by
lean, lack of fuel for some reason
too much timing
octane to low and or too high of compression
hot water temp
hot intake air temp
Forum: General Q & A 08-22-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Turbojack
Don;t know who makes kits these days. When I...

Don;t know who makes kits these days. When I went from carb to efi, i went with the fast system. It was the best thing I did. You will love how the motor idles, in and out of gear
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-20-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,409
Posted By Turbojack
I think the Turbine Eliminator ran into Nashville...

I think the Turbine Eliminator ran into Nashville Catz
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-05-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,254
Posted By Turbojack
I have a friend that had 2 prochargers installed ...

I have a friend that had 2 prochargers installed on 454's in 2000. He as around 400 hrs on the setup now and it is still going strong. So if they are done right they will hold up.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-05-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,777
Posted By Turbojack
Before I bought my boat I called statefarm since...

Before I bought my boat I called statefarm since they were the ones that had the boat insured by previous owner. They gave me a price that I could live with. On my way to pick up the boat I called...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-30-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,761
Posted By Turbojack
That might be my next boat. Wife keeps talking...

That might be my next boat. Wife keeps talking she wants a pontoon boat. Maybe I can get one with twin 800 hp inboards?
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-29-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,777
Posted By Turbojack
I have always said you can never have too much...

I have always said you can never have too much Horsepower. I have people asking me all the time why I have a boat with so much HP and don't use it. My answer is if I need it I have it. If you have...
Forum: Insurance and Finance 06-28-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,130
Posted By Turbojack
All of the above and if you took the Tres Martin...

All of the above and if you took the Tres Martin course. Some it is mandatory. Look under "marine links" and start talking to the different insurance companies. I us Total Dollar
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-28-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,115
Posted By Turbojack
Not a crane man here but I would think the load...

Not a crane man here but I would think the load that was being applied to the hook not being a straight up load helped shear the bulkhead out of the boat.The bulkhead might have not given way if it...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-28-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,566
Posted By Turbojack
I have no horse in this race but To burn a...

I have no horse in this race but

To burn a piston via detonation, you could have had

Low octane fuel,
High intake air temp,
High engine temp,
Lean AFR because of fuel system not capable...
Forum: Eliminator 06-16-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,864
Posted By Turbojack
I agree. I had one of the first ones in 2000

I agree. I had one of the first ones in 2000
Forum: General Q & A 06-16-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,794
Posted By Turbojack
I do not have a cue where all of my logs are from...

I do not have a cue where all of my logs are from years ago. 540 with procharger at 10lbs The one think I do remember is the longer I stayed in it the intake air temp keep going up.
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