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10-24-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,055
Posted By Grog

Not when they turn on the second magneto on a Top...

Not when they turn on the second magneto on a Top Fuel, seeing it on TV doesn't do it justice.
10-23-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Grog

The motors are a crap shoot, they may last years...

The motors are a crap shoot, they may last years or days, you don't know. Their mileage is OK but they guzzle oil (use Penziol premium plus and decarb often). Replace ALL the filters, there's quite...
10-19-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By Grog

They're pretty soft compared to other rods with...

They're pretty soft compared to other rods with the same rating.
10-16-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By Grog

What would you want to "winterize" in the intake...

What would you want to "winterize" in the intake system?

If you feel the need to winterize: pull the kill lanyard, remove the plugs, put the motor in gear, and spray the fogging oil in through...
10-10-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,170
Posted By Grog

365K miles on your VW, so where do you keep the...

365K miles on your VW, so where do you keep the 55 gallon drum of oil?
10-07-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 986
Posted By Grog

Parts of the anchor are flaking off and I'm not...

Parts of the anchor are flaking off and I'm not sure the chain is trustworthy either.

I'll answer your question with a question, what will happen to you if the anchor failed?
10-05-2020, 09:50 AM
10-02-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By Grog

Deadrise is all about compromises, if 24 or 25...

Deadrise is all about compromises, if 24 or 25 degree was perfect every boat would come that way. On anchor it's there isn't as much of a difference between dradrises but you'll notice it when...
09-23-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By Grog

Matterhorn is more like a real light grey than an...

Matterhorn is more like a real light grey than an off-white.
09-18-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,321
Posted By Grog

Squirt a little oil in that cyl if the...

Squirt a little oil in that cyl if the compression comes up to where the others are, pass. They should be doing a leakdown test anyway.
09-17-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,190
Posted By Grog

I'd be weary of ANY manufacturer's first year of...

I'd be weary of ANY manufacturer's first year of a major change.

As far as the diesel, if you plan on doing mostly short trips it's an option you may regret. The current pollution control devices...
09-16-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,403
Posted By Grog

Unless there is something restricting the lane...

Unless there is something restricting the lane size, tool booths, etc... your 10' beam shouldn't be an issue especially when a professional is doing the hauling.
09-16-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,549
Posted By Grog

They glassed over the rear drain tube under the...

They glassed over the rear drain tube under the gas tanks in mine. Because of the way it sat water rarely made it up to the front sump to be drained. The euro-transom boats had an Aluminum cap that...
09-13-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,568
Posted By Grog

So I guess you have to be spoon fed information. ...

So I guess you have to be spoon fed information. Your need a regen cycle to clean your DPF, raw fuel is injected into the exhaust which burns the carbon trapped in the filter. If you don't drive it...
09-13-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,568
Posted By Grog

A two year old diesel with roughly 10,000 miles a...

A two year old diesel with roughly 10,000 miles a year. He created is own problems! Any new diesel is going to have the modern pollution crap and if you don't run it it will have problem after...
09-13-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,716
Posted By Grog

It's a 26' boat, it'll stuff.

It's a 26' boat, it'll stuff.
09-10-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,943
Posted By Grog

As much as I like the Diawa BG it's not going to...

As much as I like the Diawa BG it's not going to last with AJ's, same for any Penn less than a Slammer 3.
09-10-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By Grog

I had a 252 Sailfish and have a HS 2800 CC which...

I had a 252 Sailfish and have a HS 2800 CC which has the same hull as the walk around. I'm 6'1" and was able to sleep in the V but wasn't comfortable in the aft berth, basically the aft was used for...
09-10-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 484
Posted By Grog

Buy both sets of seals and call it a day, if the...

Buy both sets of seals and call it a day, if the top don't look good, odds are the bottoms aren't that good either.

The bottom seals can be pulled out without removing the carrier.
09-08-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,119
Posted By Grog

A motor isn't going to exert any more torque to...

A motor isn't going to exert any more torque to the lower unit if it's over-propped. At full throttle a motor will make a certain amount of torque at a given RPM producing X HP. If the produced...
09-08-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,654
Posted By Grog

Yamaha's make oil if not broken incorrectly and...

Yamaha's make oil if not broken incorrectly and drive them like Miss Daisy. Suzuki has problems with the shaft getting stuck and not being able to drop the lower. Take your pick.
08-23-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By Grog

Going well above stock trailer tire rating

Is there any downside to going to a higher tire rating besides added cost? It's a 12,000 pound trailer and the D ratings seem too close for comfort.
08-21-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By Grog

Some have issues with the Fathom being made...

Some have issues with the Fathom being made offshore and/or with Penn in general but you get a lot of reel for the money. They aren't as pretty as an Avet but you get a thrust bearing so you don't...
08-20-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,571
Posted By Grog

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1482450411856992/p...

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1482450411856992/permalink/2676575155777839/
08-20-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,571
Posted By Grog

They move around like bobble heads on your...

They move around like bobble heads on your transom.
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