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Today, 12:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By Xcomunic8d

3-5’= calm day here 6-8’= “normal” day here ...

3-5’= calm day here
6-8’= “normal” day here
10+ = you don’t need to go fishing today or are they biting?

wind
10-12mph this can get rough
15+ let’s go home.

of course one ono or ahi what...
Today, 12:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By Xcomunic8d

My first thought was a blocked heat exchanger....

My first thought was a blocked heat exchanger. Since you addressed that. I’m wondering if you have an air bubble that needs purged. I’ve never seen a Tstat in upside down but wow I suppose it’s...
Yesterday, 06:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,135
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Had a thought for you today on making easy power....

Had a thought for you today on making easy power. When you swap out carbs add a 1” spacer to manifold. I would bet a dual plane high rise intake would you give you more response down low but would...
Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By Xcomunic8d

My buddy just had the same problem. It was bad...

My buddy just had the same problem. It was bad battery cables. Do a voltage drop test. You can hook up jumpers to your tester leads and hook each to either end of cable.

another way to do it that...
06-16-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 789
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Check your injector balance rates. Iirc they...

Check your injector balance rates. Iirc they should be less than 4.0 either +or -

pull your dipstick and check for fuel in oil. Check your coolant level. Also make sure your upper radiator hose is...
06-16-2021, 03:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 786
Posted By Xcomunic8d

channel locks and anger work sometimes in...

channel locks and anger work sometimes in addition to heat and slip agents.

Old engine trick here. If you have trouble with rubber hose slipping on (in fuel system) put just the ends in gasoline...
06-14-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Most welders can patch a hole or crack in...

Most welders can patch a hole or crack in aluminum. That’s the best way to address it short of replacement.
06-13-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,135
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Now that you’ve got a solid plan going, I should...

Now that you’ve got a solid plan going, I should bring up reversion. I would expect that to be an issue on sbf’s just like sbc’s in marine situations. If you plan on camming out your engine, one or...
06-13-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,135
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Here you go. Should be pretty easy to pick up a...

Here you go. Should be pretty easy to pick up a small amount of hp. No replacement for displacement… but no need if all you want is a small amount of hp out of them. carbs, intake manifold, cam...
06-12-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Check out galls they have very good kits that...

Check out galls they have very good kits that will give you lots of resources. Get cpr trining. Add some specific tools like cutting dykes, tourniquets etc.

what will you run into:
diabetic in...
06-11-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Get some window screen material from a big box...

Get some window screen material from a big box store. Tape to door and floor. Use some box fans to blow outside and away from boat. I’d also tape the inside of the door with some masking tape or...
06-11-2021, 04:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 195
Posted By Xcomunic8d

So… what sterndrive do you have? A merc? A Volvo?...

So… what sterndrive do you have? A merc? A Volvo? I’m guessing it’s a merc alpha? But could be a bravo? Look on the gimbal housing for a sticker if not find the serial number.
06-10-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By Xcomunic8d

thanks for coming our way! Sorry I didn’t see...

thanks for coming our way! Sorry I didn’t see this til now. I live on Hilo side.

Bite me fishing is huge. honokohau harbor is the best option for you.

they have a semi-private thing where a...
06-09-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Cardboard and duct tape. It’s simple to add to a...

Cardboard and duct tape. It’s simple to add to a template. That is not coosa pictured there.

when I did my transom out of thermolite, I got mine as close to edges as I could. I rounded over the...
06-09-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Xcomunic8d

You got windward boats in Honolulu sells abt...

You got windward boats in Honolulu sells abt trailers. A little pricey.
depending on your island you may have a company that makes trailers like Hawaii spring supply
fastenal will ship stuff in...
06-08-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Xcomunic8d

I’m not really sure from your post if you want a...

I’m not really sure from your post if you want a permanent seating area, convertible area, or what you have in mind.

I do mainly trolling (ono (wahoo) and ahi (yellowfin tuna). With that in mind...
06-06-2021, 02:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By Xcomunic8d

It sounds like your sitting time is after...

It sounds like your sitting time is after inducting time. Follow the data sheet on that. I mix up paint in small batches. Typically one gun load at a time. I have all my paint (if more than 1 can...
06-05-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By Xcomunic8d

How are you applying it? What tools do you have?...

How are you applying it? What tools do you have? What’s your skill level? How are you prepping the hull for paint? Is it slip or trailered? Max length of time in water? Lots of variables before we...
06-04-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Here’s what I use for the rare overnight trip. I...

Here’s what I use for the rare overnight trip. I tend to keep things really simple tho…
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Forum: West Coast
06-04-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Xcomunic8d

For sure, on discussing the catch. Some guys tag...

For sure, on discussing the catch. Some guys tag smaller marlin and release. And as mentioned others sell catch to offset costs. Also be sure to ask about cleaning services unless you have tools and...
06-02-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Xcomunic8d

I was thinking about the same thing on my...

I was thinking about the same thing on my sterndrive boat.

I was thinking about hooking up a ball valve and a fresh water plate. Similar to what is described above and add one of these to outside...
Forum: West Coast
06-01-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Aloha! Glad you’re heading our way. I live...

Aloha! Glad you’re heading our way.

I live on Hawaii Island (biggest one farthest east). Here’s some links to help you. When you arrive grab some brochures and ask some locals. I don’t spend much...
05-31-2021, 01:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Xcomunic8d

May want to do an oil change too. It’s cheap...

May want to do an oil change too. It’s cheap insurance from your oil turning into a milkshake.
05-29-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By Xcomunic8d

I got some hoses at good price through overtons...

I got some hoses at good price through overtons and greatlakesskipper.com

I would suggest a1 hose. A is the fire rating 1 is the permeation of fuel into the rubber. B series has no fire rating and...
05-28-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By Xcomunic8d

Please download this and refer to it. It will...

Please download this and refer to it. It will help immensely. It will explain the how and some of the way. But as Others suggested, don’t overthink this. Rather focus on good glasswork skills
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