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Forum: Formula
07-25-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By bacon1

It appears to be 7/8, I ordered parts and will...

It appears to be 7/8, I ordered parts and will report back if they don't fit. Thanks.
Forum: Formula
07-24-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By bacon1

223ss Bimini top hardware size?

I broke off a tab on the bracket that holds the Bimini top arms together. I forgot to bring the piece home and don't have access to the boat right now. can anyone tell me the diameter size I need...
Forum: Formula
07-11-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,643
Posted By bacon1

Great thank you very much!!! Here she is! ...

Great thank you very much!!! Here she is!
http://imageshack.us/a/img543/6484/ch2p.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/543/ch2p.jpg/)

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Forum: Formula
07-11-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,643
Posted By bacon1

Oil recommendations for older 454?

We have an '89 223ss running a 454 non-mag and I'm wondering what oil weight we should be running. Temps here are from 70-90 degrees and we mostly idle through the river and cruise about 2800rpm but...
Forum: Formula
06-06-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By bacon1

My 89 223ss with the stock 454 ran 58 on gps with...

My 89 223ss with the stock 454 ran 58 on gps with a 23 older style mirage 3 blade if that helps.
Forum: General Q & A
08-16-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By bacon1

Grab a GPS and start trimming up until you see...

Grab a GPS and start trimming up until you see your mph peak. If you can't afford a gps but have a blackberry or iphone you can download a gps program for around $15 which will still give you your...
Forum: Formula
08-12-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,644
Posted By bacon1

Yep 454, I'll try and get some sound clips next...

Yep 454, I'll try and get some sound clips next time we're out. It's more mellow, definately doesn't have the big block rumble. Still sounds a little deeper than a small block though.
Forum: Baja
08-08-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,618
Posted By bacon1

One thing to consider is whether it's the...

One thing to consider is whether it's the duo-prop outdrive, if your looking for speed I doubt you'll get more than 60 to 65ish with that setup.
Forum: Formula
08-08-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By bacon1

FWIW the cable is 16ft and it appears any "33c"...

FWIW the cable is 16ft and it appears any "33c" cable will work. I measured rather than removing the cable and added a foot to be safe. I came out with 18' with my measurement and it still worked...
Forum: Baja
08-08-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,618
Posted By bacon1

I just read they're an H2X hull? The review I...

I just read they're an H2X hull? The review I read wasn't the best though, they guy saw some fit and finish issues but nothing sounded really serious. He also said they stickered at $100k though.
Forum: Baja
08-08-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,618
Posted By bacon1

There's a couple good youtube vids and I read one...

There's a couple good youtube vids and I read one article that sounded good. Go go the sea ray section on here if you haven't already. My understanding is they were pretty high priced for the...
Forum: Formula
08-06-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,644
Posted By bacon1

Dana Marine Pro Flow mufflers are on!

I hated to tone it down but honestly needed it a little quieter for crusing the river. I ordered these from Dana Marine shipped for $360. They come with the carriage flapper system so you can slide...
Forum: Swap Shop
08-02-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By bacon1

It's sold.

It's sold.
Forum: Swap Shop
08-02-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By bacon1

Windline under platform ladder

SOLD

I bought this to put under our new swim platform. I tried it out but the platform is so small it's too close to the outdrive and the kids are constantly forgetting to put it up when we take...
Forum: Formula
08-01-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By bacon1

I ended up just using a meter. Luckily the old...

I ended up just using a meter. Luckily the old radio was labeled so it was pretty easy to wire. I am having an issue with it blowing the circuit breaker for the radio memory when I turn it up super...
Forum: Formula
07-30-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By bacon1

Anybody got a stereo wiring diagram for an '89?

I'm not sure if the wiring is the same for other years, in fact I haven't even started poking around yet. My boat has an old tape deck that I'm going to replace this afternoon with a new Sony unit. ...
07-28-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,761
Posted By bacon1

Most cops on the water are part time reserves and...

Most cops on the water are part time reserves and a lot of them are definately wana-b hardazzes. We were at torch last year at the sandbar and some white trash guy came flying up in his clapped out...
07-26-2010, 03:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,761
Posted By bacon1

I think we're going to torch on this Friday...

I think we're going to torch on this Friday afternoon, I haven't been there yet this year. We were at Higgins last saturday but it was pretty windy!
Forum: Formula
07-25-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By bacon1

Great that's what I was hoping to hear!

Great that's what I was hoping to hear!
Forum: Formula
07-24-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By bacon1

Removing exhaust tips from transom?

I've decided I need to quiet the boat down a little. We like to run some of the rivers and through the no wake zones it's nearly impossible to talk. I've removed the silent thunder and I'm running...
Forum: Formula
07-22-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 665
Posted By bacon1

290 FX4 wow!

Just saw the 290 FX4 and I have a new dream boat! Too bad it will be a long time before I could afford one! Here's the boatest article.
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Forum: Swap Shop
07-06-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 359
Posted By bacon1

Dana Marine slide in flappers.

Sold

I ordered these at the end of last year and never mounted them, they are brand new. I went a different route and no longer need them. They slide in from outside so there's no need to remove...
Forum: Formula
07-01-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By bacon1

Let me know what you hit on GPS when you get a...

Let me know what you hit on GPS when you get a chance, I'd be curious to see!
Forum: Formula
07-01-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By bacon1

No offense but I really don't care for the...

No offense but I really don't care for the factory ones, I don't think they flow well with the boat. I liked it better with none as well, but this works much better for the kids and grandparents...
Forum: Formula
07-01-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By bacon1

Last year with two adults and full tank of gas I...

Last year with two adults and full tank of gas I got 59 with a 23p mirage (Not plus). I'm running right at 4600rpm's. I tried a 25p and speeds were close but rpm's were down quite a bit. I had a...
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