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Yesterday, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 347
Posted By Sydwayz

The truck has to out-brake the trailer. That's...

The truck has to out-brake the trailer. That's what enables the surge brakes to work. You have probably 2-3X the pad size on the truck brake calipers than compared to the trailer. That additional...
08-05-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 28,514
Posted By Sydwayz

I'll second the Pedal Commander or Pedal Monster....

I'll second the Pedal Commander or Pedal Monster. I have the Pedal Commander in my Ram Cummins and my F150 6.2L.

The biggest difference about the Pedal Monster from Banks is that it ALSO plugs...
Forum: General Q & A
08-04-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By Sydwayz

The most stressful time on your drives is when...

The most stressful time on your drives is when you are stress loading the gears when getting on plane. Lowering tabs typically reduces the time it takes to plane, therefore reducing the stress on...
Forum: General Q & A
08-01-2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By Sydwayz

Tabs first, then drives. On some boats, bringing...

Tabs first, then drives. On some boats, bringing up (out) your drives while your tabs are still down could possibly result in contact between the drives and tabs, especially in an evasive maneuver. ...
08-01-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,813
Posted By Sydwayz

Smith Mountain Lake, VA; 2005 A Donzi ZRC owned...

Smith Mountain Lake, VA; 2005
A Donzi ZRC owned by a dealer on the lake launched over the back of a cruiser; killing two people and a dog on the cruiser.
Link to article: https://bit.ly/3PStqh8
07-27-2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,813
Posted By Sydwayz

I think he deserves everything he gets from...

I think he deserves everything he gets from whatever direction it comes from. Money can't fix everything.
I drink.
I boat.
I don't drink AND boat.

When you are on my boat, I am responsible...
07-25-2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,813
Posted By Sydwayz

The paddle boat was not going in reverse. It was...

The paddle boat was not going in reverse. It was showing it's port side/red light to the NorTech as the paddle boat had the right of way. All the lights on inside of the NorTech definitely...
07-21-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Sydwayz

SOOOO many great times on that run. It's...

SOOOO many great times on that run. It's runs/weekends like this that make me miss having my boat.
I was jamming on my race car to replace a blown motor to go to a big race in Pittsburgh this...
07-20-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,524
Posted By Sydwayz

True, only when a sailboat is SAILING do they...

True, only when a sailboat is SAILING do they have the right of way. Motoring, they are a just like any other vessel. Just be aware they are less maneuverable.
07-14-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,813
Posted By Sydwayz

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07-14-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,813
Posted By Sydwayz

"11 counts of failure to render aid" That's 11...

"11 counts of failure to render aid"
That's 11 people who were injured on the paddle boat, due to an accident that was the NorTech driver's fault. And he failed to stop and render aid.
The entire...
07-13-2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,813
Posted By Sydwayz

Many will remember the Donzi ZRC accident nearly...

Many will remember the Donzi ZRC accident nearly 20 years ago in Virginia.
The driver of the ZRC wo was the owner of the dealership was drunk; ran over a cruiser, killed the two people aboard and...
07-12-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,309
Posted By Sydwayz

7 years is the max I would ever expect or run ANY...

7 years is the max I would ever expect or run ANY tire. Go with the LTs again if it worked for you.

I have Goodyear Endurance, E-rated, in a 15" size on my toy hauler (all that will fit), and...
07-11-2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 28,514
Posted By Sydwayz

It's kind of wild that GM and others are already...

It's kind of wild that GM and others are already delivering 2023 new vehicles, yet others can't deliver on 2022s that were ordered a year ago.
06-21-2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,265
Posted By Sydwayz

I have one 3 acre piece of dirt that I am OK...

I have one 3 acre piece of dirt that I am OK selling now.
It happens to be next door to my ex-girlfriend...
...so value varies person to person. :D
Forum: General Q & A
06-21-2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,490
Posted By Sydwayz

Billy had more than one valvetrain issue with...

Billy had more than one valvetrain issue with those motors. If you can't narrow it down on the outside, pull the valve covers off and look for issues.
Forum: General Q & A
06-16-2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By Sydwayz

Try turning the nozzle around backwards, 180...

Try turning the nozzle around backwards, 180 degrees. I have to do this on some vehicles and it makes things a lot better/faster,.
Forum: Cigarette
06-08-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,602
Posted By Sydwayz

The owner of the boat was Bill Proctor, who had...

The owner of the boat was Bill Proctor, who had all the custom work done. He owned Offshore-Performance in Grasonville MD, at the time; which rotated it's way through being a Cigarette dealer, Sonic...
06-01-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By Sydwayz

You were brave taking boating advice from me...

You were brave taking boating advice from me while were both in a bar drinking! I'm glad it paid off. :D
Forum: General Q & A
05-31-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,142
Posted By Sydwayz

Rinda ...

Rinda
https://www.rinda.com/rindashop/shop/techmate-pro/techmate-pro-94706 (https://www.rinda.com/marine/mtspec.htm)

I wouldn't own a modern engine having a scanner handy. He will also need the...
05-27-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By Sydwayz

Keep me in mind when you are done. I want one. ...

Keep me in mind when you are done. I want one. I am 48, and my GF has a 7 year old. He's keeping me young(ish). She wants a couple of PWC, but I've been there/done that. I think this would be a...
Forum: General Q & A
05-26-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By Sydwayz

So just send them out and have them cleaned and...

So just send them out and have them cleaned and rebuilt. Chances are the components are replaceable. Most are very similar. BUP aka John at the link I mentioned is a straight shooter. He'll tell...
Forum: General Q & A
05-26-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By Sydwayz

Yes, it is normal for them to tick. It's a...

Yes, it is normal for them to tick. It's a solenoid opening and closing.
You can send them here to be cleaned and checked out:...
05-25-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By Sydwayz

I've been in the boat when Brad teaches the...

I've been in the boat when Brad teaches the course, just riding along as it was also a new boat delivery (33' Active Thunder). The course is very thorough and I feel as though it's well worth the...
05-24-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By Sydwayz

Another OG OSOr has passed, RIP Chuck Beecher

Sadly, chuckbeecher passed away on Sunday night. He was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer when he returned from the 2021 Key West Poker Run. He gave it a brave and valiant fight for 6 months.
He kicked...
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