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09-27-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 156
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Posted By BigShrimpin

I have a small collection of 2.4, 2.5L and 3.0L...

I have a small collection of 2.4, 2.5L and 3.0L 200 - 250hp Mercury 2 smokers in my garage. Twin 200's are going on one of my project hulls very soon.
09-26-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By BigShrimpin

3.0L oil injection is not prone to failure like...

3.0L oil injection is not prone to failure like the 2.0L, 2.4L, 2.5L oil injection.

This is a Merc 2.5L 200 EFI video I took from a motor that is still running (minus oil injection). On the 2.5L...
09-24-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 21,952
Posted By BigShrimpin

Angel - I got ripped off on my first boat that I...

Angel - I got ripped off on my first boat that I bought sight unseen. What could possibly go wrong buying sight unseen 1500miles away??? but it was actually a real blessing looking back. 17 years...
09-24-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 21,952
Posted By BigShrimpin

This whole thread should be used by every boat...

This whole thread should be used by every boat broker to justify their worth. I will never sell a used boat after reading this post.
09-24-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By BigShrimpin

If you are going to spend the time to clean your...

If you are going to spend the time to clean your fuel system, don't half ass it. Clean the entire thing (clean all 3 carbs and use new gaskets), new fuel pump diaphragm and gaskets, hoses, etc. New...
09-24-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,904
Posted By BigShrimpin

PM me with your price. I know someone who is...

PM me with your price. I know someone who is looking now. I'll pass it along.
09-20-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,403
Posted By BigShrimpin

did a shift shaft back in 2003 . . . only snapped...

did a shift shaft back in 2003 . . . only snapped a few.
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09-20-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,403
Posted By BigShrimpin

1989 is 31 years. That's a good run in any book....

1989 is 31 years. That's a good run in any book. (pre - 1992) saltwater Yamaha's don't come apart without snapping bolts, so my vote is Merc's PowerTune or Yamaha combustion chamber cleaner (YES it...
Forum: Northeast
09-17-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,167
Posted By BigShrimpin

Interesting. They did pull a mold off the...

Interesting. They did pull a mold off the adventurer deck cap.
09-15-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By BigShrimpin

The sad part is that the f200 is only marginally...

The sad part is that the f200 is only marginally faster than the f150. The torque curve is almost identical. The additional HP is gained on the top end. So if you chose the f200 it's like selecting a...
09-09-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By BigShrimpin

transducer location? it looks like it's only...

transducer location? it looks like it's only picking up one side and not well.
09-07-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,404
Posted By BigShrimpin

Just so everyone is on the same page the Sportjet...

Just so everyone is on the same page the Sportjet 240 is a TWO stroke 2.5L EFI merc.

I'm willing to bet money they are pulling all 6 injectors and having them sent out to be clean and tested. This...
09-07-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,404
Posted By BigShrimpin

2.5L 240 sportjet is an awesome motor. It's the...

2.5L 240 sportjet is an awesome motor. It's the only merc 2.5L sportjet with fuel injectors and basically the same powerhead as the 2.5L 225 promax from Merc racing (with a different crankshaft). Any...
09-07-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,404
Posted By BigShrimpin

Which engine is this? Merc 240 sportjet? it...

Which engine is this? Merc 240 sportjet?
it looks like they are planning on pulling all 6 injectors and have them cleaned/tested? That costs about $25 - $30 per injector + shipping depending on who...
09-05-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By BigShrimpin

The Hickman Sea sled even had "steps" in addition...

The Hickman Sea sled even had "steps" in addition to the surface piercing props. That was about 100 years ago :).
09-05-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By BigShrimpin

1118386https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltru...

1118386https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/200x164/hickman_seasled_2_c81b42095365241c90aac7c5e35de3735a772c88.jpg...
Forum: Vendor Talk
09-05-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By BigShrimpin

V4???? You lose a LOT of credibility saying your...

V4???? You lose a LOT of credibility saying your Inline 4 suzuki 175 is a v4 175.
It makes you sound like you have no idea what you bought for 15k and RNR didn't even help you understand the...
08-16-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,863
Posted By BigShrimpin

Hi Dave - Yes - I have everything down to the...

Hi Dave - Yes - I have everything down to the gauges and key switches original 440's. 748hours on the meter. 1:1 velvet drives. I sent you a pm.
08-13-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By BigShrimpin

I saw it. The hull sure looks like a splash of...

I saw it. The hull sure looks like a splash of the old town atlantis 2560 which is a beautiful hull design. It's got the conch/yellowfin "s" style shape.
...
08-04-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By BigShrimpin

hahaha . . . connect the hose so it does what...

hahaha . . . connect the hose so it does what it's suppose to do and pump the water outside the cowling. The poppet valve has a weep hole that leaks when the diaphram is toast.
08-01-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By BigShrimpin

You have eliminate your fuel tank as a possible...

You have eliminate your fuel tank as a possible source of the problem. Try running off a 6 gallon portable tank with fresh fuel.
put on a new racor filter and check the inline fuel filter(s).
I...
07-27-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,595
Posted By BigShrimpin

That's hilarious. 30 year old saltwater crusty...

That's hilarious. 30 year old saltwater crusty yamaha. You'll be lucky to remove 50% of the bolts without snapping them.
07-26-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,996
Posted By BigShrimpin

thats a 50 year old hull design . . . Very very...

thats a 50 year old hull design . . . Very very close to the running surface of the magnum 27/cigarette28. The old contender 25 was a splash of the almand 25 with a bracket.
07-26-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By BigShrimpin

Where is this in ca? I love that you are working...

Where is this in ca? I love that you are working on the sidewalk with a gantry crane.
07-23-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,663
Posted By BigShrimpin

Thanks for posting the new numbers. I think I...

Thanks for posting the new numbers. I think I like your 150 numbers better : )
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