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Forum: General Q & A
09-04-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By The Sheikh

Advice on where to start rebuilding 5.7s.

Hello!

I have an 87 Formula 272 SR1 that is running twin 350 Mags.

They start and run okay, but the boat has 800 hours on it and they feel a little sluggish. I would like to rebuild them and...
Forum: Prop Talk
09-03-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,832
Posted By The Sheikh

Following

Following
Forum: Prop Talk
09-03-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By The Sheikh

87 Formula 272 SR1 prop advice

Howdy!

I know my engines are a bit worn, but I can't do anything about that until winter.

My port engine runs maybe 4200 RPM wide open. Starboard hits about 4K at half throttle, and falls on...
Forum: Formula
07-22-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,570
Posted By The Sheikh

Still following this thread. Not sure what I...

Still following this thread.

Not sure what I am doing wrong, but top speed for me at about 4200 RPMs is 51...

I do have stainless props, I believe they say Riptide on them. How do I decipher...
Forum: Formula
06-04-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By The Sheikh

I use a shop vac to remove, but would like to...

I use a shop vac to remove, but would like to know why I get it. My brother has an identical boat, and he says it happens when it rains and it isnt covered. He says it leaks around the cabin...
Forum: Formula
06-03-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By The Sheikh

I really appreciate the advice and opinions. I am...

I really appreciate the advice and opinions. I am not sure yet what it it, I get very little water in the bilge, from what i have seen. The water comes from under the step, against the tank area. I...
Forum: General Q & A
05-30-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By The Sheikh

So, as a follow up, the electric motor on that...

So, as a follow up, the electric motor on that pump was bad. Replaced it and everything works great.

Thanks for all the help!

J
Forum: Formula
05-30-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By The Sheikh

So, as a follow up, the electric motor on that...

So, as a follow up, the electric motor on that pump was bad. Replaced it and everything works great.

Thanks for all the help!

J
Forum: Formula
05-30-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,870
Posted By The Sheikh

Thank you. I think this is my issue as well.

Thank you. I think this is my issue as well.
Forum: Formula
05-30-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By The Sheikh

Smoke just mentioned a common issue with...

Smoke just mentioned a common issue with Windshield gaskets?
Forum: Formula
05-30-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By The Sheikh

Wet floor - 87 272 SR1

Hello!

A couple of times (after rain) I have had a wet floor from under stairs in the cabin on my 272. I am thinking it is coming from the covered space in the cockpit. There is a large fiberlass...
Forum: Formula
05-30-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,366
Posted By The Sheikh

There is not in my 87 272 SR1. I wondered the...

There is not in my 87 272 SR1. I wondered the same thing!
Forum: General Q & A
05-08-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By The Sheikh

Thank you. I will work on that first! I...

Thank you. I will work on that first!

I really appreciate the advice. I am not adverse to taking her to the shop, but noone here really wants to work on it.
Forum: General Q & A
05-08-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By The Sheikh

Slow trim pump? 87 Formula Mercruiser Alpha

Howdy!

I have an 87 Formula with twin 350s. One trim pump works great. The other moves REEEAAAALLLLY slow. I am concerned the electric motor is burning up, due to it not making the noise the other...
Forum: Formula
04-16-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By The Sheikh

And just to be clear, the pump works, but that...

And just to be clear, the pump works, but that side is WAY slower than the other.

Is there a reason each drive is on a separate switch? I assumed to help adjust the way the boat rides, but I...
Forum: Formula
04-16-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By The Sheikh

Okay, Guys. I removed my engine cover to clean...

Okay, Guys. I removed my engine cover to clean some things up last night, and I located the trim pumps. They do not look like the one pictured above. I took the best photos I could. Can you guys give...
Forum: Formula
04-16-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By The Sheikh

Nice! I love the way they look, too.

Nice!

I love the way they look, too.
Forum: Formula
04-15-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,085
Posted By The Sheikh

In looking at the bolt pattern for the covers, is...

In looking at the bolt pattern for the covers, is that unusual for them to be in an 87?

Where would I look for ID numbers on the block again?
Forum: Formula
04-12-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,085
Posted By The Sheikh

Thank you, I will check them out. I will...

Thank you, I will check them out.

I will also look for ID numbers on the block to see if the engines were changed out.

I guess it would be a good thing if they had been replaced. I know the...
Forum: Formula
04-12-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By The Sheikh

Nice! Decided to replace the four 6.5's in...

Nice!

Decided to replace the four 6.5's in the cockpit with Skar Audio marine speakers. POwering those with a 4way 500 watt amp. The kick panels are getting two Skar 12" subs and a 1500W amp. The...
Forum: Formula
04-12-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,085
Posted By The Sheikh

Oh, I wouldn't have known. I wonder if they did...

Oh, I wouldn't have known. I wonder if they did some work on the engines at some point...
Forum: Formula
04-11-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,085
Posted By The Sheikh

Heya Smoke!I shot you a PM, let me know if this...

Heya Smoke!I shot you a PM, let me know if this turns out to be the case? I would like to get one if I can make it happen. The only thing keeping my boat from being an identical twin of my brothers,...
Forum: Formula
04-09-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By The Sheikh

Stereo upgrade questions (87 272 SR1)

Howdy!

Looking at upgrading the tunes. I see 4 speakers in the cockpit, and i found 2 in the cabin at the head of the bed, behind the headboard pad.

Are there more I havent found? Does anyone...
Forum: Formula
04-09-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By The Sheikh

Thank you. Not raining today so I will climb in...

Thank you. Not raining today so I will climb in there and look!

J
Forum: Formula
04-08-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By The Sheikh

And I want to check the fluid level when these...

And I want to check the fluid level when these are fully down, correct?

J
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