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Forum: General Q & A
07-24-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By techman

Are there two different drain systems? My...

Are there two different drain systems? My actuator is actually "built in" to the back of the water pump housing. So, I'm not sure how I would bypass actuator if I wanted to.

Also, can they get...
06-18-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,096
Posted By techman

https://www.mercuryracing.com/lead-the-charge-with...

https://www.mercuryracing.com/lead-the-charge-with-the-all-new-450r-outboard/
09-28-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 175
Posted By techman

Car Transport AZ to ME

Looking for company recommendations on transporting a small pickup from Arizona to Maine. Picked up a Chevy S10 at auction and need to get it back East.
Forum: Fountain
08-16-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By techman

Copy that! I guess it's up to the OP what he...

Copy that!

I guess it's up to the OP what he wants under the hatch. There's no shame in having black motors pushing around your Fountain.

As it has been said, it will be hard to find a 38...
Forum: Fountain
08-16-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By techman

Someone has to say it, I love my 35 with 496's! ...

Someone has to say it, I love my 35 with 496's! :whistle:

The dealer that sold me mine built/sold three 35/496's and a couple of 35/525's in 2006/07. The 525 boats had header problems and one...
Forum: Fountain
07-19-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By techman

You should look into getting a Smartcraft monitor...

You should look into getting a Smartcraft monitor hooked up to your engines. Then you will know exactly how many gallons are used which you can just subtract from the gallons you put in.
Forum: Fountain
07-12-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,282
Posted By techman

Are you running the same props that came from the...

Are you running the same props that came from the factory? (The ones indicated on the performance report) Are you sure the test report says 93? That sounds a little on the optimistic side, maybe...
Forum: General Q & A
07-12-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By techman

Agree with Ryan00TJ........ Hours are not...

Agree with Ryan00TJ........

Hours are not the only indicator of condition. Maintenance records, ECM scan, compression test, etc, how many owners? 700 Hours on twin 496's sounds like they are...
Forum: General Q & A
06-28-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By techman

Start with verifying the Merc re-tune on your...

Start with verifying the Merc re-tune on your PCM's and 87 octane only. These are easy things to accomplish and will make a dramatic difference in transom soot. If that doesn't solve it, then start...
Forum: Fountain
06-28-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By techman

Shop for the latest model you can find. Not sure...

Shop for the latest model you can find. Not sure you are going to find a late model with a 496. Most late models were 500/525's racing motors and twins were 350/377's but were fewer made. You'll...
Forum: Formula
06-19-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By techman

CORSA Performance Marine...

CORSA Performance Marine (http://corsamarine.com/)

Are you sure they aren't making marine systems anymore?
Forum: Fountain
06-13-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By techman

On my boat I was told it was a pressure relief...

On my boat I was told it was a pressure relief overboard dump. In my application it proved to be problematic when on plane as the through hull would suck air back into the strainer causing low water...
Forum: General Q & A
08-29-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By techman

My factory mufflers were installed with Y-Pipes,...

My factory mufflers were installed with Y-Pipes, so as I come up on plane things get a lot louder with the exhaust also exiting through the drive exhaust bellows. Since Fountain's have such a high...
Forum: General Q & A
08-29-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By techman

Here is a link to Fountain muffler patent, which...

Here is a link to Fountain muffler patent, which includes a schematic of the internals. I'm not sure if drilling holes will accomplish what you are looking to do. I would probably see if you can...
08-23-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,368
Posted By techman

My 496 HO's have oil temp readings, both gauges...

My 496 HO's have oil temp readings, both gauges and Smartcraft. So there are oil temp senders on the engine along with pressure sensors.
08-03-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,339
Posted By techman

The focus on where the market is, CC's and...

The focus on where the market is, CC's and outboard power, will hopefully pay the bills and keep the lights on. The sportboats will only comeback with a thriving economy, loan/financing...
Forum: Northeast US
07-31-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By techman

Engine removal help

I'm looking to pull my 496's at the end of the season so I can clean up the bilge and general motor maintenance. Can someone recommend a local shop/person to pull motors and reinstall? I'm local to...
Forum: Formula
07-19-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,470
Posted By techman

One more tip. When you get things hooked up,...

One more tip. When you get things hooked up, you'll need a scan tool to get into the ECM's on your motors to designate the engine output for port and starboard. I believe the default setting on the...
Forum: Formula
07-19-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,699
Posted By techman

How about some M8's for your model? :) ...

How about some M8's for your model?

:)

Arrow Shark 2016 Billet M8 II (http://www.arrowshark.com/M8-II.php)
Forum: Formula
07-19-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,470
Posted By techman

Another option if you are just interested in...

Another option if you are just interested in getting engine data. Looks like they include the gateway with the gauge.

Livorsi Marine, Inc. - Smartcraft MercMonitor and Mercury Inline Gateways...
Forum: Formula
07-19-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,470
Posted By techman

From the Garmin website: Mercury SmartCraft...

From the Garmin website:

Mercury SmartCraft information can be displayed on a NMEA 2000 compatible Garmin Marine Chartplotter/Sounder with the use of a NMEA 2000 adapter called MercMonitor.
...
07-15-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Posted By techman

I think you answered your own question regarding...

I think you answered your own question regarding the lack of support for the Crusader product. Stick with Mercruiser.

You might want to check out this option from Merc re-manufacturing. A good...
Forum: Fountain
06-20-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By techman

You have top shelf tabs on that boat...so use...

You have top shelf tabs on that boat...so use them! Before takeoff, drives tucked all the way in, tabs all the way down, every time! Once she jumps up on plane, adjust accordingly. There is a lot of...
Forum: Fountain
06-15-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,836
Posted By techman

Your GPS should have a NMEA data out feed which...

Your GPS should have a NMEA data out feed which you can tie into your speedo. You just have to configure the GPS to send the signal to the gauge. Check the documentation that comes with the GPS to...
Forum: Fountain
05-11-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,428
Posted By techman

Fountain Website?

Looks like the Fountain website is getting a makeover.

https://fountainpowerboats.com/

Only two models?
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