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Forum: Northeast
08-12-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,547
Posted By Toothpick 10

If you are getting some true 4-foot waves on a...

If you are getting some true 4-foot waves on a short period, those are going to be pretty uncomfortable in most boats with a planing hull, and it will be difficult to stay on plane.
08-08-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By Toothpick 10

Why do some boat manufacturers make bilge pumps...

Why do some boat manufacturers make bilge pumps so damn inaccessible? I have a GW Islander and the stern bilge pump is nearly unreachable. I want to install a new one, but I will probably have a GW...
08-05-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By Toothpick 10

The boat looks very clean for a 2001. Good luck.

The boat looks very clean for a 2001. Good luck.
08-05-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By Toothpick 10

How did fogging oil get in your cooling water...

How did fogging oil get in your cooling water ports? Fogging oil should be applied to throttle bodies and cylinders.
Forum: Northeast
08-05-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 44,822
Posted By Toothpick 10

Door #3 and I headed out of the Merrimack at the...

Door #3 and I headed out of the Merrimack at the same time last Friday. It was an outstanding day on the water.
08-05-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By Toothpick 10

Thanks for the information everyone. I will...

Thanks for the information everyone. I will probably wait until the fall to do this work, but I just wanted to know what would be involved.
08-05-2020, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By Toothpick 10

Can the company that cleans the injectors provide...

Can the company that cleans the injectors provide the o-rings? Did you have any noticeable improvement in performance after the injectors were cleaned?
08-04-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By Toothpick 10

I recommend that you replace the thermostats and...

I recommend that you replace the thermostats and the motor head and block anodes. Removing these items will allow you to visually observe parts of the cooling water passages. This observation will...
08-04-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By Toothpick 10

OX66 250 HP - Removing, Cleaning, Re-Installing Fuel Injectors

This is my third season with my 2002 Yamaha OX66 250 hp. It currently has about 670 hours on it and I do not know what previous owners did to the motor. It is idling a little rough, but all in all,...
Forum: Northeast
08-03-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,863
Posted By Toothpick 10

My boat is already tied up with too many lines so...

My boat is already tied up with too many lines so I can't fit anymore,

I did go out and pull my four recreational lobster traps yesterday. I lost four in Dorian last year and I don't want a...
Forum: Northeast
08-02-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By Toothpick 10

There are some Sturgeon up in that area that will...

There are some Sturgeon up in that area that will do that.
07-28-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Toothpick 10

Is this a typical occurrence for this motor? If...

Is this a typical occurrence for this motor? If so, what caused it? Bad injector?
Forum: Northeast
07-28-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,208
Posted By Toothpick 10

I took a cruise with the family from Newburyport...

I took a cruise with the family from Newburyport to IOS and back yesterday. Everything was pretty quiet. I didn't see any bird action. Water temperature was around 70 every time I checked.
Forum: Northeast
07-28-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,447
Posted By Toothpick 10

Has there ever been another recorded shark attack...

Has there ever been another recorded shark attack in ME? I can't believe there have been many.
Forum: Northeast
07-28-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By Toothpick 10

Just yesterday afternoon I was listening to radio...

Just yesterday afternoon I was listening to radio transmissions between the Newburyport Coast Guard, a commercial fisherman, and TowBoat regarding people in the water at the mouth of the Merrimack...
Forum: Northeast
07-27-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,447
Posted By Toothpick 10

Wow, 2020 is turning into one hell of a year. ...

Wow, 2020 is turning into one hell of a year. What's next?
07-27-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Toothpick 10

Here's what mine looked like when I removed them...

Here's what mine looked like when I removed them this spring. I'll bet that they were never replaced by previous owners. It was not a bad job and the zincs are quite inexpensive. I could not...
Forum: Northeast
07-27-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By Toothpick 10

Rule Number 1: Do not spend your last dime on...

Rule Number 1: Do not spend your last dime on the boat. You need some in reserve for accessories and some work will ultimately be required. If you are on a tight budget, you are going to need to...
07-26-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Toothpick 10

When is the last time you checked/replaced your...

When is the last time you checked/replaced your head and block anodes? Checking/replacing those zincs will provide you information regarding the internal corrosion in your motor, and the condition...
07-26-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By Toothpick 10

If you want to pay $40/gal for 2-stroke oil, the...

If you want to pay $40/gal for 2-stroke oil, the marketing folks at the petroleum companies will love you. However, TC-W3 is TC-W3, and expensive oil will not make your motor last longer if the...
Forum: Northeast
07-26-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By Toothpick 10

I know a lot of people will probably disagree...

I know a lot of people will probably disagree with me, but I would consider buying a boat in this size and value range without a survey. The highest value item on that boat is the outboard. That's...
07-26-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By Toothpick 10

What does Lucas cost. My opinion is that you buy...

What does Lucas cost. My opinion is that you buy the lowest cost 2-stroke oil that meets TC-W3 standards. The best deal I have found is Penzoil synthetic blend at Walmart. You need to order it...
Forum: Northeast
07-25-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 44,822
Posted By Toothpick 10

Things are still similar out on Jeffs, except we...

Things are still similar out on Jeffs, except we didn't find any 20-23". All 17-20".
07-24-2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Toothpick 10

As long as the bolts on the thermo caps aren't...

As long as the bolts on the thermo caps aren't corroded, you are correct, the thermo change out is easy.
07-24-2020, 03:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Toothpick 10

You really want to trim those motors up until...

You really want to trim those motors up until just before the props break lose once the boat is up on plane. GW has a video on youtube explaining the best approach for the SeaV2 hull.
Those twins...
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