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Forum: General Q & A
06-15-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By zz28zz

That's it!!! :party-smiley-048:Double-Acting Ball...

That's it!!! :party-smiley-048:Double-Acting Ball Lock Pins (Ring Handle)Thank you Bajaman.. I really appreciate you spending the time to source that.

I knew a guy with an old Cigarette flat top...
Forum: Electronics
06-15-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,002
Posted By zz28zz

Gave up looking for pvc bushing and went home...

Gave up looking for pvc bushing and went home brew. Looked thru my cabinet and found a plastic top from a spray can that had an ID of 2.5". Mixed up a runny batch of resin/filler and poured it in the...
06-14-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 668
Posted By zz28zz

If it's really nasty, I'll use mineral spirits,...

If it's really nasty, I'll use mineral spirits, followed by hot soapy (dishwashing soap) water followed by garden hose for a final rinse.

The vast majority of the yuck comes out with the mineral...
Forum: General Q & A
06-07-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By zz28zz

I'm headed down the same road except my fuel...

I'm headed down the same road except my fuel lines between tank and fuel filter are 5/8" (or AN-10). Shields brand is supposed to be good stuff. Trident is also a good brand which I just found out is...
Forum: General Q & A
05-28-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,402
Posted By zz28zz

I've seen Bravo water pump impellers get damaged...

I've seen Bravo water pump impellers get damaged in well under 1 min if run dry. You may have gotten lucky and got a little water thru it, but be aware.

Last boat had an Alpha drive I put into a...
Forum: Wanted
05-27-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,716
Posted By zz28zz

Yeah, suspended, "under investigation" or...

Yeah, suspended, "under investigation" or something like that. Recording said to press 1 to speak with a "Federal Agent". Never heard that one before.
Forum: General Q & A
05-25-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,402
Posted By zz28zz

Connecting a water press gauge to block drain...

Connecting a water press gauge to block drain (via hose) might help determine if water is having trouble getting in or out.

Another "trick" is to temporarily install clear hose in place of various...
05-23-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,653
Posted By zz28zz

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20210523_173401_8b9d4c796fffd10e2c44d0bc7e458c54d61a3e03.jpg
Holes still visable on left and right sides of pic but the hole in...
Forum: General Q & A
05-19-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,165
Posted By zz28zz

I was referring to the press relief valve in the...

I was referring to the press relief valve in the oil pump. I'm more of a car guy so wasn't sure if there might be another relief valve or not in a marine install. Glad to hear you found the issue. ...
05-17-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 90
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Views: 6,064
Posted By zz28zz

What are you talking about? He's got it all under...

What are you talking about? He's got it all under control!! :party-smiley-004:

https://www.*****ute.com/video/7wiisOGQ7hhz/

Link doesn't paste properly. Site is called *****ute. It's like the...
Forum: General Q & A
05-08-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,007
Posted By zz28zz

Test fitted the new Merc starter bolts w/stepped...

Test fitted the new Merc starter bolts w/stepped knurling. They fit nice and snug in the starter. With bell-housing removed to allow access, used a set of cutting torch tip cleaners to measure gear...
Forum: Fountain
05-02-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By zz28zz

I love it! I have the same boat with orig...

I love it! I have the same boat with orig interior that still looks good. It stayed indoors most of it's life. If you need any pics for reference, let me know.
1990 was an odd year. At least 2...
05-01-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,801
Posted By zz28zz

So true. All melon operations are quarantined to...

So true. All melon operations are quarantined to the swim platform. A couple of well aimed water splashes and all the sticky is all gone.
Forum: General Q & A
04-21-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,463
Posted By zz28zz

At WOT, it burns thru a full tank of fuel in 12...

At WOT, it burns thru a full tank of fuel in 12 mins.:eek:
Forum: General Q & A
04-21-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,463
Posted By zz28zz

Looks like a Bugatti Veyron to me. Like this one:...

Looks like a Bugatti Veyron to me. Like this one:
https://www.autoblog.com/2010/01/17/bugatti-veyron-running-costs-so-spendy-cheaper-to-use-a-private/
04-20-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By zz28zz

JR Marine for sure. Good prices, good parts and...

JR Marine for sure. Good prices, good parts and tooling, very knowledgeable, good communication, quick shipping. They also refurbish gimble rings. Save yourself some major $$$ and repair it yourself....
02-18-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,500
Posted By zz28zz

We got abt 1/2" of ice to start off this event....

We got abt 1/2" of ice to start off this event. Trees/branches down everywhere. Power lines pulled down. Roads blocked. Spent the first night (till abt 5AM) melting ice with my torpedo heater, drying...
12-08-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,717
Posted By zz28zz

Certainly on the short list of greatest American...

Certainly on the short list of greatest American heros. RIP Chuck.
11-16-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 42,213
Posted By zz28zz

Boeing is their competition. SpaceX simply out...

Boeing is their competition. SpaceX simply out performed them. Not sure what Lockheed contributed. NASA hasn't been able to send anything to the international space station since 2011. We haven't...
Forum: General Q & A
11-02-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,255
Posted By zz28zz

I used to have a locally owned auto parts store...

I used to have a locally owned auto parts store not too far away where you could go there with a boat, car, truck or tractor part and walk out with a new part in just a few mins. Unfortunately they...
Forum: General Q & A
10-23-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,392
Posted By zz28zz

interested x1 :popcorn:

interested x1 :popcorn:
Forum: General Q & A
10-20-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,392
Posted By zz28zz

My thoughts on the breather filters are that I...

My thoughts on the breather filters are that I believe they are designed to filter relatively clean dry air under hood into the crankcase. Without a pcv sys they would be flowing backwards.

I...
10-15-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By zz28zz

I once had some tiny shards of teflon tape get...

I once had some tiny shards of teflon tape get stuck in the mechanical pump check valves (from prev owner repairs). The pump could only produce abt 3 psi of fuel press at times, other times it was...
10-13-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,513
Posted By zz28zz

Welcome to OSO. You have definitely come to the...

Welcome to OSO. You have definitely come to the right place to ask questions. There's a lot of talented and experienced engine builders that hang out here. I don't claim to be one of them but I've...
10-09-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,850
Posted By zz28zz

Never criticize a man until you have walked a...

Never criticize a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes. That way he'll be a mile away and you'll have his shoes! :party-smiley-004:

Seriously though, I don't know the guy. Don't really...
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