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Forum: Baja 05-15-2017, 08:06 PM
Forum: Baja 08-21-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,215
Posted By Nightlife1970
I need some parts where is this free boat? I...

I need some parts where is this free boat?

I own a 280 and had i seen this thread earlier I would have told you to steer clear of it. I love mine, but that one is way far gone.
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 07-30-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By Nightlife1970
Cams

Have factory original 454 mags 1988.

Redoing the heads and a valve job. Is there a cam that would give me a little bump in power. Nothing to extreme but it would be nice to get a little more power...
Forum: Baja 07-11-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Nightlife1970
I have an 88 280. With three blades it would...

I have an 88 280. With three blades it would bounce (porpoise) more. I got some 4 blades that hold the nose up better and it does it much less. I don't get to run in flat water very often, but I know...
Forum: Electronics 06-15-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By Nightlife1970
http://s1087.photobucket.com/user/Dave_Nye/media/B...

http://s1087.photobucket.com/user/Dave_Nye/media/Baja%20280/Speakers_640x480.jpg.html?o=38Get the speakers up where you can hear them..it makes a huge difference. I have 4 6.5" in my cockpit with...
Forum: Great Lakes and Canada 05-26-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,704
Posted By Nightlife1970
Another problem is that those of us who had boats...

Another problem is that those of us who had boats for sale at realistic prices..not trying to rip any one off, but a real value, got tired of dealing with everyone wanting to lowball you. Everybody...
Forum: Electronics 05-24-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By Nightlife1970
Pyle is flea market junk. Don't waste the money.

Pyle is flea market junk. Don't waste the money.
Forum: Electronics 02-27-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,220
Posted By Nightlife1970
FM transmitters don't work very well. Most only...

FM transmitters don't work very well. Most only transmit at a 1/2 watt. Works great when you have a ground plane to transmit from and a ground plain to receive from. Since boats don't have a large...
Forum: Electronics 01-31-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,220
Posted By Nightlife1970
Nothing I have seen or tried works better than...

Nothing I have seen or tried works better than long cables and adapters.
Forum: Baja 08-01-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,928
Posted By Nightlife1970
Pretty easy to understand. Synthetic oil and my...

Pretty easy to understand. Synthetic oil and my pressure would run 20 psi regular oil 40 psi. Can't say if the regular is better or worse for the engine, but sure would rather see 40 psi.
Forum: Baja 07-29-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,928
Posted By Nightlife1970
I can say that my old 454 mags would not carry...

I can say that my old 454 mags would not carry oil pressure with synthetics. Switched back to regular oil and pressure stays up.
Forum: Electronics 06-25-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By Nightlife1970
Ok first forget about the 6x9's under the bench,...

Ok first forget about the 6x9's under the bench, unless you plan to lay on the floor to listen to them. They are a waste of speaker and power there. Get your speakers up as high as you can in the...
Forum: Electronics 06-24-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By Nightlife1970
100 watts is probably no where near enough power....

100 watts is probably no where near enough power. What is the RMS power requirements of the sub? That is only 50 watts per voice coil. I don't know of any JL sub that, that will be enough power.
Forum: Electronics 05-14-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,223
Posted By Nightlife1970
Most new head units have an AUX input. Some are...

Most new head units have an AUX input. Some are RCA and some are 1/8" headphone jack input. Depending on the amount of boats I can just run them all off my computer, or I have a line driver that I...
Forum: Electronics 05-01-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,223
Posted By Nightlife1970
The only thing is Ipod's, MP3 players, and most...

The only thing is Ipod's, MP3 players, and most of the phones I have tried sound like trash out of the headphone output.
There is a night and day difference between my computer and any of the other...
Forum: Electronics 04-27-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,223
Posted By Nightlife1970
It's really going to depend on your setup. I have...

It's really going to depend on your setup. I have a Rockford head unit in the boat. The AUX input is RCA, my laptop is 1/8". So I use an 1/8" to RCA adaptor. If you head unit has an 1/8" Aux input...
Forum: Electronics 04-23-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,223
Posted By Nightlife1970
I don't even use CD's any longer. Ipods have the...

I don't even use CD's any longer. Ipods have the worst sound there is unless you are using the interface, if using Bluetooth or headphone jack they are terrible.

I switch to using a laptop with a...
Forum: Electronics 04-23-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By Nightlife1970
Would not be a bad idea. One that will help with...

Would not be a bad idea. One that will help with the sub causing distortion in the 7.7. Having a small enclosure for those speakers will also help in mid bass response.
Forum: Baja 04-09-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,715
Posted By Nightlife1970
Don't know how many were made, but there sure is...

Don't know how many were made, but there sure is always several for sale. I know we still enjoy ours.
Forum: Great Lakes and Canada 04-09-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,773
Posted By Nightlife1970
Baja 280, Decatur...Boat out of St.Joe and South...

Baja 280, Decatur...Boat out of St.Joe and South Haven on lake Michigan and make a few trips a year to St.Clair
Forum: Great Lakes and Canada 03-24-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,543
Posted By Nightlife1970
There has to be some S.H.I.T consumed as well!

There has to be some S.H.I.T consumed as well!
Forum: Electronics 03-09-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By Nightlife1970
All the boats have RCA line inputs or some have...

All the boats have RCA line inputs or some have the 1/8" stereo jack for connecting something like an MP3 player. I just carry several 20' RCA cables and then have Y cables that we can go from boat...
Forum: Electronics 03-08-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,970
Posted By Nightlife1970
That looks like corrosion not burnt

That looks like corrosion not burnt
Forum: Electronics 03-08-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By Nightlife1970
So if it works Bluetooth you still have the 30'...

So if it works Bluetooth you still have the 30' limitation and the compression of signal to deal with?

We just link boat to boat with RCA's.
Forum: Electronics 02-28-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By Nightlife1970
We have tried this. There are several problems...

We have tried this. There are several problems with them. One they are only 1/2 watt. Boats are terrible on picking up radio stations because most have little to no ground plane. As such they need...
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