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Forum: Wanted 11-12-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Smitty
Try jonbondperformance.com He may be able...

Try jonbondperformance.com

He may be able to help. He is a busy guy, so if you leave a message, he will call back shortly.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-12-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,038
Posted By Smitty
Another vote for the Neo oil. I run 800ft lbs...

Another vote for the Neo oil. I run 800ft lbs thru my XR's and I know it works as it comes out the same color as it goes in. I have burned up all of the "other brands".
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 10-22-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,495
Posted By Smitty
Do not run the drive left hand rotation. When you...

Do not run the drive left hand rotation. When you do, the driven gear exerts upward pressure on the top cap. Right hand is to the floor, which is stronger. I know from a few personal experiences. If...
Forum: Wanted 08-27-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Smitty
This should be the number you need. 805567T Go...

This should be the number you need. 805567T Go to mercruiserparts.com
Forum: General Q & A 08-14-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By Smitty
Well got it fired up. New pickup coil. cap,and...

Well got it fired up. New pickup coil. cap,and rotor. The pickup coil look like it died a slow melted death. Thinking of doing preventative on the other motor as well.

Thanks BUP !!!
Forum: General Q & A 08-13-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By Smitty
My local marina has a very good stock of parts...

My local marina has a very good stock of parts for older engines. I got to thinking my 1990 C1500 just stopped running like this. Turned out to be the pick up coil. I got sidetracked but will post up...
Forum: General Q & A 08-13-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By Smitty
Tried coil from other motor, no difference. Just...

Tried coil from other motor, no difference. Just got a new cap, rotor, and pickup coil. Fingers crossed as it is finally a perfect day here in Chicago.
Forum: General Q & A 08-13-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By Smitty
It is all OEM ignition. I will try your...

It is all OEM ignition. I will try your suggestions.

It is a twin set up so it is not the kill switch as it is a twin setup, and other motor runs.
Forum: General Q & A 08-12-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By Smitty
502 MPI Stopped running

2000 502 MAG MPI. Started motor at the ramp. Parked truck and when I got to boat, it had stopped running. Has no spark now. Checked fuses and swapped coils. No change. Possibly the ignition module ?...
Forum: General Q & A 07-16-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,521
Posted By Smitty
It should be right above the filter pad on the...

It should be right above the filter pad on the block. Mine is in a t-fitting with the oil pressure sender for the gauge.

Also, I had an oil filter bypass valve get stuck partially open. It is...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-06-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,955
Posted By Smitty
Only met Stan once, but did not forget him....

Only met Stan once, but did not forget him. Besides being a quiet guy, I knew after a few minutes on your boat, we were all in good hands with him behind the wheel. Such a sad loss....
Forum: Baja 06-14-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By Smitty
Did not see any pics of motors or the receipt you...

Did not see any pics of motors or the receipt you listed in the ad...
Forum: Swap Shop 06-14-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By Smitty
SONIC24-- Yes I still have it for sale. PM...

SONIC24--
Yes I still have it for sale.

PM me if interested further..
Forum: Formula 05-28-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Smitty
PROWRENCH....Is your boat for sale ???

PROWRENCH....Is your boat for sale ???
Forum: Wanted 05-25-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By Smitty
Endeavour32-- I don't want to deal with swapping...

Endeavour32-- I don't want to deal with swapping etc. Would like to swap complete drives and pocket some $$$$ Mine also come with Simrek showers.
Forum: Wanted 05-24-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By Smitty
Pair of swept back XR drives

Looking for a pair of swept back XR drives. 1.36 or 1.50 is fine. Must be freshwater and in excellent shape. I have a pair of swept back XR's with IMCO -1 lowers. Gone thru 20 hrs ago with no issues...
Forum: Wanted 05-24-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Smitty
BGIII hooked me up. Thank you

BGIII hooked me up.

Thank you
Forum: General Q & A 05-24-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Smitty
OK Thanks !!

OK Thanks !!
Forum: General Q & A 05-23-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Smitty
500 EFI valve adjustment

How do I adjust the valves on a 500 EFI ? It has Crane gold roller rockers. Never had to adjust adjustable rocker arms. Have a few that were louder on one bank than the other.

Thanks
Forum: General Q & A 04-29-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,298
Posted By Smitty
I did not read the whole thread. I had what I...

I did not read the whole thread. I had what I would say is a very close story to yours. It was the check valve/bypass in the filter pad in block that was stuck halfway open. Had 75 psi cold start....
Forum: Wanted 04-29-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Smitty
Yes # 35 in pic. And if I remember correctly the...

Yes # 35 in pic. And if I remember correctly the guts are metal stacked plates.

Thanks for checking !!
Forum: Wanted 04-29-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Smitty
454/502 MAG stock flame arrestors

I am looking for a pair of the original stock 454/502 MAG flame arrestors. Need to be complete, maybe minus a bolt or two. Tell me what you have.

Smitty
Forum: Formula 03-31-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By Smitty
Maybe call Mitcher T and see what he says ?? He...

Maybe call Mitcher T and see what he says ?? He deals with every brand of boat to do repairs or repaints. We all know how good he is :) Or a local to you high end body shop may have an answer.
Forum: Formula 03-26-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,205
Posted By Smitty
After reading this my post to the end, here is my...

After reading this my post to the end, here is my take : First, the drive thing by MDC is only meant to sync both drives to the same level. Assuming the lake is flat and no crosswinds etc. Kinda the...
Forum: Formula 03-22-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,094
Posted By Smitty
What is top speed and cruise ? N/A motors ?? HP...

What is top speed and cruise ? N/A motors ?? HP ?

Are you in a hurry to sell it ? I have one to sell myself before I can go looking. Yours has caught my eye tho....
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