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09-10-2018, 01:50 PM
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Posted By ejf007

I wouldn't replace the lift pump yet, unless your...

I wouldn't replace the lift pump yet, unless your adamant about getting one, I had a similar issue with mine and it went away by replacing the check valve that goes from the LP to the VST.
I also...
07-07-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By ejf007

I've used it once on my 30' center console, & yes...

I've used it once on my 30' center console, & yes the water was skinny, it wasn't fun. Best to catch it on high tide,, Also backing the trailer into the ramp can be a bit difficult for longer...
06-26-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By ejf007

Thumbs up If I find a honeyhole there I'm going to name it...

If I find a honeyhole there I'm going to name it "deckape"https://www.thehulltruth.com/images/icons/icon14.gif
06-24-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By ejf007

Long key early August

Anyone had any luck fishing the long key area? I'll be heading over early August with the family & I'll be bringing my boat. Planning on mostly bottom fishing for Snapper or yellowtails,
Thanks,
06-15-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,170
Posted By ejf007

tight work:thumbsup:

tight work:thumbsup:
06-15-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By ejf007

years ago I had a similar issue while in the...

years ago I had a similar issue while in the keys. I ran aground and sucked up muck, I ended up disconnecting the pee hose from inside the cowling and back flushed it with a thin nozzle. I did this...
06-14-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,312
Posted By ejf007

I think the percentage that get corrosion to the...

I think the percentage that get corrosion to the block is a bit larger then most imagine. I just learned that first hand when I pulled my power head for an unrelated issue, & noticed I had corrosion...
12-14-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 35,595
Posted By ejf007

Where did you bond the tank's bonding wires to?

Where did you bond the tank's bonding wires to?
07-19-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,328
Posted By ejf007

Agree with previous, hook it up to a computer and...

Agree with previous, hook it up to a computer and get a diagnostic, or else your going to go on a parts shopping spree.
06-18-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,229
Posted By ejf007

The ball does not go to the bottom, it will...

The ball does not go to the bottom, it will submerge while the anchor rope follows through the ring. Once the anchor hits the ring, you should see the ball floating. You should always put a break...
06-18-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By ejf007

Does he use non-ethanol? I had a very similar...

Does he use non-ethanol? I had a very similar issue with my F225, it ended up being a check valve, but the fuel I was using at the time had ethanol. I started using Rec-90 for several years now ,...
04-10-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By ejf007

I would hook it up to a computer and see what...

I would hook it up to a computer and see what codes if any have been thrown. I had something similar happen to me a long time ago, with the same motors as yours, and it turned out to be the oil...
04-09-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By ejf007

My buddy has the same boat but different year, he...

My buddy has the same boat but different year, he ended up with a yam 300 4stroke, brand new, ended up financing it, and he loves it.
good luck
03-08-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,123
Posted By ejf007

I would say that's a fair price, based on how...

I would say that's a fair price, based on how your describing it, also if it has decent electronics it's a plus, but as a previous post stated regarding the fuel tanks, have them checked out, that's...
02-10-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,280
Posted By ejf007

In Miami, I paid my mechanic between 600-700$ per...

In Miami, I paid my mechanic between 600-700$ per motor. I've heard of shops charging around $800, and some have paid more. That's also taking consideration that no issues are encountered along the...
09-05-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,973
Posted By ejf007

I used a tool very similar to this to pick up a...

I used a tool very similar to this to pick up a screw driver I dropped in the fill hose, I bought mine at a autozone.
08-08-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,323
Posted By ejf007

I replaced the "relief valve assembly", on mine,...

I replaced the "relief valve assembly", on mine, but my symptoms were different. My motor would die on planing after being anchored a short while. Maybe a bad anti-siphon valve on the tank, or the...
07-12-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,947
Posted By ejf007

I used vinegar with a tooth brush, seemed to work...

I used vinegar with a tooth brush, seemed to work ok.
04-10-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,060
Posted By ejf007

I had a similar problem with mine and I replaced...

I had a similar problem with mine and I replaced a check valve that's inbetween the low pressure pump and the VST, my problem occured mostly when I ran the boat and turned it off for a short while,...
01-12-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By ejf007

could be a fuel problem, maybe VST filter

could be a fuel problem, maybe VST filter
08-04-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By ejf007

OK i'll try to get some pics, I'll try calling...

OK i'll try to get some pics, I'll try calling you also
thanks
08-04-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By ejf007

1999 Mako 232CC

Just trying to get a general idea of what this boat is worth, I have a family member who has one, it's been sitting in his yard for quite some time. Hasn't been started in several years. It has a...
07-16-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,304
Posted By ejf007

Mine looked worse when I changed them. I have...

Mine looked worse when I changed them. I have twins, never had any symptoms either, I knocked both motors over 2 years so I wouldn't feel the hit as hard. You could also try placing a narrow nozzle...
06-28-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,528
Posted By ejf007

Don't have a 98 mines a 99, but my only concern...

Don't have a 98 mines a 99, but my only concern would be the fuel tanks, I know you said they passed pressure test so that should be good for now, but those tanks generally are on their last leg....
06-03-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,130
Posted By ejf007

Did you change the F-filter? it sits high on top...

Did you change the F-filter? it sits high on top of motor.
I changed the check valve on mine and it corrected the issue, needed to check it with a vacuum guage, $100 bucs for that little item. Good...
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