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Forum: Cigarette
Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 644
Posted By Sydwayz

Congrats Scott! BobbyB helped me with a similar...

Congrats Scott! BobbyB helped me with a similar endeavor many years ago.
Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By Sydwayz

Hey Joey, I've been on several. The later...

Hey Joey, I've been on several. The later models, have a different bottom from the earlier models. I don't remember the year they switched, but maybe it was 2004? The earlier models have a rocker...
Forum: General Q & A
Yesterday, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By Sydwayz

If it were mine... 1) Drain & replace the...

If it were mine...

1) Drain & replace the antifreeze from the system. The AF is only good for 7-8 seasons MAX. Once it starts to turn dark, it is silting up and not flowing/cooling as well. You...
Yesterday, 12:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By Sydwayz

Do not use synthetic oil for your flushing. Just...

Do not use synthetic oil for your flushing. Just buy something cheap as mentioned, normal dino oil.
Just a few tablespoons of water mixed with synthetic oil, and it look like the whole thing is...
Forum: General Q & A
06-23-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By Sydwayz

I was just going to suggest doing the cap and...

I was just going to suggest doing the cap and rotor on each motor. Take a good hard look at all the plug wires, as thatís a good time to do them too.
06-22-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By Sydwayz

Pick up a cheap oven off Craigslist or FB...

Pick up a cheap oven off Craigslist or FB Marketplace, and just rig it up outside. You should be able to find one for less than $100.
Forum: Formula
06-20-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,209
Posted By Sydwayz

My Box anchor has only failed me one time, in...

My Box anchor has only failed me one time, in 4-5í thick spongy hydrilla seaweed. Other than that, perfect. I used mine several times in Gulf waters.
06-20-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By Sydwayz

Flats come in multiples because they are abused...

Flats come in multiples because they are abused the same way. Then when one goes, the second one close by gets over-stressed and exits the building too.

1) Cover your tires when not in use, and...
06-20-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Sydwayz

Here is another one, doesn't look too far from...

Here is another one, doesn't look too far from you:
https://www.davis4x4.com/vehicle-details/2002-baja-outlaw-25-foot-performance-power-boat-mercruiser-mercury-1183813df30933418c66ba51e5062012

I...
06-20-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By Sydwayz

You want the tallest and widest tires you can fit...

You want the tallest and widest tires you can fit under the fenders. 320 is no small trip. Go with the Maxxis tires if you can. And Iíd actually suggest spending a few more dollars to buy some 15Ē...
06-19-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,232
Posted By Sydwayz

Sooooooo Mark, did you go back to the well to...

Sooooooo Mark, did you go back to the well to outfit that new boat of yours? :D
06-18-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By Sydwayz

Iíve posted about this way in the past on this...

Iíve posted about this way in the past on this page.

Mercury had a quick connect kit for the garden hose side, and I bought Tees from CP Performance.

Donít use use the Perko for an offshore...
06-18-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By Sydwayz

Yeah, donít do that in an SUV unless you have it...

Yeah, donít do that in an SUV unless you have it ratchet strapped down. In a rollover, the ceiling will keep it in, and it could kill your whole family; same goes for a diving abrupt stop.

A buddy...
06-18-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By Sydwayz

I don't know for certain that would work on a...

I don't know for certain that would work on a triple axle trailer. You may need two of them, depending on which tire needs replaced, and you might need to drive over it, as it's not going to fit...
06-18-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By Sydwayz

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06-18-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By Sydwayz

Follow up: "Positive Angle" torsion axle,...

Follow up:

"Positive Angle" torsion axle, you can use a bottle jack to lift up the spindle end.
"0* Angle" or "Negative Angle", as soon as you try to raise that spindle end up with the bottle...
06-18-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By Sydwayz

That depends too. I always carry a bottle jack...

That depends too.
I always carry a bottle jack as well. However, Myco and perhaps others install the torsion axles so the outside suspended portion of the axle where the spindle mounts to points UP,...
06-18-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,232
Posted By Sydwayz

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-...

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06-18-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By Sydwayz

They are independently sprung, and even if you...

They are independently sprung, and even if you had NO suspension, it still wouldn't work with one 2x thickness since the tires compress too with added weight.

I had a whole trailer tool box filled...
06-17-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Sydwayz

Pat @ ActiveThunderBoats.com in Pompano Beach. ...

Pat @ ActiveThunderBoats.com in Pompano Beach.
He has a body shop next door to the boat shop and does all of the finish work right there. Heís painted a LOT of boats, engines, and other for many...
Forum: General Q & A
06-16-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Sydwayz

BUP has posted about this a LOT Iím the past....

BUP has posted about this a LOT Iím the past. Some of the cool fuel systems had terrible issues with inside paint pealing and ruining injectors. Note, this is all AFTER your fuel filters.

Do not...
06-16-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By Sydwayz

Yeah, um, OK... er WOW! Thatís intense. I...

Yeah, um, OK... er WOW!
Thatís intense. I love it. Itís almost too awesome to process.
Forum: General Q & A
06-15-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By Sydwayz

www.rinda.com It's not cheap, but worth every...

www.rinda.com It's not cheap, but worth every penny.

Adding this from another thread:


Also, do a search on this topic. Does your boat have a fresh water flush system installed? I have seen...
06-15-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,058
Posted By Sydwayz

Folks, again, the alarm/beep is JUST like the...

Folks, again, the alarm/beep is JUST like the Check Engine Light in your car. It's there to tell you something is wrong. It doesn't tell you WHAT is wrong. The check engine light in your car has 2...
06-15-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By Sydwayz

They sell "grip tape" at Lowes and Home Depot....

They sell "grip tape" at Lowes and Home Depot. They also have rubber traction pads at some of those stores as well as Harbor Freight.

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However, there is no way in hell I would regularly...
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