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03-14-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,752
Posted By olypopper

I'm a mechanic at a dealership in Alaska. We...

I'm a mechanic at a dealership in Alaska. We sell all brands except Suzuki. The early G2's had some problems the factory worked through and we updated them. One of my customers is driving his...
01-24-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,460
Posted By olypopper

Glad you stuck with it and got it to fire. Some...

Glad you stuck with it and got it to fire. Some info: Those older engines can have a vapor seperator flood and put raw fuel into the intake. Being this engine is fairly old, I'd highly recommend...
11-06-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,874
Posted By olypopper

Jesus, what's wrong with the one being currently...

Jesus, what's wrong with the one being currently built? I've owned Tacos and Frontiers and the Nissan has outperformed the Toyota and been more comfortable for my usage, plus it tows way better than...
11-06-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By olypopper

This will literally be a day long project...

This will literally be a day long project assuming you have the means to lift engines off of and onto your hull. Very straightforward and simple job. Like Seahorse posted, use the rigging and...
04-13-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By olypopper

Part it out, it's a disposable engine in my...

Part it out, it's a disposable engine in my opinion.
01-08-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By olypopper

Sounds like a leaking oring. They use two orings...

Sounds like a leaking oring. They use two orings on those fittings but that doesn't mean they cant leak.
12-05-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,694
Posted By olypopper

Honda

Honda
12-05-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,568
Posted By olypopper

Toyota isn't ready for the big girl market. The...

Toyota isn't ready for the big girl market. The big 3 have the diesel market sewn up and Toyota's Tundra hasn't performed as well in sales as Toyota would like.

The sales numbers for the full...
11-20-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,651
Posted By olypopper

Join the club buddy. I purchased a new F350...

Join the club buddy. I purchased a new F350 Lariat in 2011 with a 6.7 Powerstroke. My truck had failed three turbochargers and 2 engines by 10, 756 miles. Ford jumped through hoops to try and keep...
11-20-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,233
Posted By olypopper

6.0 is much better than 6.4 or 6.7. I bought a...

6.0 is much better than 6.4 or 6.7. I bought a 6.7. Pile of poo didn't make 11k miles of mild work. I had a 6.4 on the North Slope of Alaska as a work truck and we joked that every oil change...
11-20-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By olypopper

Anyone reading this thread for help needs to...

Anyone reading this thread for help needs to follow this rule; Basics first! Spark, compression and fuel pressure...............and air pressure all need to be checked on an Opti before any money...
11-10-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By olypopper

Those motors are pretty solid. I'd pocket the...

Those motors are pretty solid. I'd pocket the money and just make sure you do your required maintenance.
11-10-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,797
Posted By olypopper

Just be glad you don't have one of the many Honda...

Just be glad you don't have one of the many Honda 115D thru 250's that have failed crankshaft thrust washers. Honda hung alot of customers out to dry by not covering a known defect. They started...
04-18-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,022
Posted By olypopper

Absolutely, positively get the crankshaft end...

Absolutely, positively get the crankshaft end play checked to rule out a possible thrust washer problem......the reason they came out with a service bulletin and subsequent warranty extension is...
10-15-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By olypopper

X3

X3
10-04-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 52,343
Posted By olypopper

Couldn't have said it better myself.

Couldn't have said it better myself.
10-04-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,672
Posted By olypopper

Your experience with the Suzuki dealer seems to...

Your experience with the Suzuki dealer seems to be the same type experience most people get, nation wide. Buy the Yamaha and enjoy.

" is mail ordering a motor an option for warranty...
10-04-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By olypopper

12 to 35 amps (if my memory serves me correctly)...

12 to 35 amps (if my memory serves me correctly) and is rpm dependent
10-03-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,360
Posted By olypopper

They build a heck of an engine but they still...

They build a heck of an engine but they still haven't figured out how to build dealer networks that are worth a damn. They lack strategic vision in warranty as well as after sales...
10-03-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 24,575
Posted By olypopper

Time Machine said "I'm just scratching my head...

Time Machine said "I'm just scratching my head and wondering how the Hondas are."

They are good engines but are currently suffering from crankshaft thrust washer failures that are random in...
09-30-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By olypopper

I had a 2011 F350 with 6.7 and it went thru three...

I had a 2011 F350 with 6.7 and it went thru three turbos and two engines before I traded it in for another Cummins. It was a sweet truck but the turd under the hood ruined it for me. Any time the...
09-26-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By olypopper

Your VRO may have bite the dust. Replace your...

Your VRO may have bite the dust. Replace your air motor diaphragm or just replace the entire pump.
09-26-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By olypopper

Check your pressure relief valve and ALSO check...

Check your pressure relief valve and ALSO check cooling thru the compressor. Opti's ecu monitor each cylinder head and the air compressor for temp so it can be either.
09-25-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,996
Posted By olypopper

What's even easier with a Merc, throw the stator...

What's even easier with a Merc, throw the stator away and buy a new one................every year. Hell, they should be a tune up item on carbed Mercs. Their stators are junk and always have been.
09-24-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,755
Posted By olypopper

"So I am hesitant and skeptical about going the...

"So I am hesitant and skeptical about going the new 115 Fourstroke ($12k)as a jet compared to the Optimax 115 ($10,500)as a jet. Unless told otherwise I plan to stick with the Optimax plan"
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