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06-02-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By danielb

I am not offended that you wished everyone a...

I am not offended that you wished everyone a happy memorial day, when it is rather sad day to remember those who have given their lives so we can enjoy our freedom.
So maybe you miss spoke. I am a...
06-02-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By danielb

Well I am diappointed, I thought I might bet some...

Well I am diappointed, I thought I might bet some help here but no one has jumped in. I have contact BRP and gotten some reasonable help re the problem.

I guess DUNK is no longer on this web, he...
05-31-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By danielb

Anyone out there have an suggestions?

Anyone out there have an suggestions?
05-31-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By danielb

IMO Sounds like you need to get it to soemone who...

IMO Sounds like you need to get it to soemone who has a diagnostic computer so they can hook it up and get the problem codes out of the engine.
It would be a lot cheaper in the long run than...
05-29-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,380
Posted By danielb

disconnect hoses to the EMM and reverse flush the...

disconnect hoses to the EMM and reverse flush the EMM until the water flows out, just salt and crud in there and reconnect the hoses with clamps or special hose tie wraps. Happens to me on my 2002...
05-29-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By danielb

2002 250 DI Rude Overcooling

Engine won't warm up, I had the water pump changed this year (every two yrs. it's done) water pressure is 8-10 lbs at idle, I have checked the thermostats, they open at 135F(this was done outside of...
08-23-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,306
Posted By danielb

Re: Evinrude Ficht

I have a 2002 250 rude DI and it the best engine I have ever owned, excellent on gas consumsion, and oil use.
05-04-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,540
Posted By danielb

Re: Anyone use Geico or Progressive insurance?

I switched to Progressive when the Boat US insurance hit the roof, I just took out towing too, about half of what Boat U.S charged ($2500 per incident) $80/yr.

Have Geico for over 20 years on the...
03-22-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,846
Posted By danielb

Re: Pressure check lower unit

You need to do a pressure and vaccume check on the lower unit-there are two sets of seals, as the man said have a mechanic do it, they have the special test equipment to do it fast and cleanly....
03-18-2007, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,866
Posted By danielb

Re: QC10WEP plugs for 250 HP 2003 fict

My 2002 says Direct Injection (DI) on the side. Yes the name was changed to avoid the stigma (and protect the guilty/innocent and dupe the public) of the Ficht issues of the late 90's and early...
03-16-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,628
Posted By danielb

Re: Help with Loosening Prop Nut!!

If you have play in the prop be careful, the drive shaft is hardened steel and could crack from the whichlash effect of a loose prop. The prop should seat firmly on the thrust washer and the cotter...
03-16-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,658
Posted By danielb

Re: Drying out a wet transom - Suggestions needed

No Raybo that was not mine, when you cut the transome off it fell apart into three pieces, the surveyot was there when you did the amputation. It was a 1980 204 G/W.
03-16-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,866
Posted By danielb

Re: QC10WEP plugs for 250 HP 2003 fict

I have a 2002 Evinrude 250 DI (not a Ficht), it uses QC12PEP plugs-what are the differences/benfits between the QC10WEP plugs and can they be used in my engine ?
03-15-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,658
Posted By danielb

Re: Drying out a wet transom - Suggestions needed

About 8 or 9 yrs ago Raybo rebuilt a wet transome on my 1980 Grady 204. A different shop in E.Rockaway tried to fill in the area that was wet near the O/B engine mount (they put in filler of plywood...
03-03-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 39,666
Posted By danielb

Re: Outboard mounting bolts?!

Silicon used in boating does not have that Acetic acid smell that the silicon you get for home repairs. That acid will promote corosion-so buy the marine grade silicon. I use that or 4200.
The...
02-06-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,918
Posted By danielb

Re: Replacing Hydraulic Steering Hoses

Don't mix metals on a boat-brass and SS or another metal is a disaster waiting to happen- Go with BOE as the man said-
02-06-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 679
Posted By danielb

Re: need surveyor and hauler in grand island NY

When I needed a boat surveyor, I contacted BOAT US (I'm a member) and they gave a refferal that was great. Read current issue of DIY, should be helpful on how to choose one. That's a long way to go...
10-20-2006, 06:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,539
Posted By danielb

Re: Parker - rotten wood stringer replacement question

I had a 1980 Grady White 204 and the transome rotted out (G/W put aluminum molding on top and screwed it down which allowed water to penetrate) as did the helm floor (poorly treated wood), the gas...
08-03-2006, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By danielb

Re: LOOSING LOWER UNIT LUBE

to test the seals, there are two, you need to have the lower unit pressure and vaccume tested, if new ones are installed the tests need to be doe again to make sure the new seals hold pressure and...
05-27-2006, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,597
Posted By danielb

Re: Painting Starboard

My helm is a bright cream colored gel coat and I got some flat black formica and put it on and it is fine. You cannot glue it to the Starboard but you can screw it down using pieces of Teak or...
05-16-2006, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,626
Posted By danielb

Re: help with Rule Mate 500 Pump

My Rule auto just died-it will cycle to test for water but then will not pump water-it ran the battery down and then blew the fuse. I checked with the folks at West Marine for a replacement (three...
05-05-2006, 10:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,797
Posted By danielb

Re: WEST MARINE is going BELLY UP!

My Worst Marine at the Oceanside, NY location has NO group 27 combination batteries and they don't know when they are getting any in!! They say it is up to the supplier??? duh-back to Sears we go....
03-22-2006, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By danielb

Re: sea trial and survey on Fri. and advice

Speak to your surveyor before you go out on the boat, ask him/her what they will be looking for and how you can be helpful during the trial. Get there early so you can witness the cold start up (are...
03-22-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,170
Posted By danielb

Re: Stupid question.....

If you spent good $$ on a power pack, get a new set of spark plug wires too. There is a lot of voltage in those leads and if they ground out could do damage to other electrical components, fire...
03-08-2006, 08:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 50,744
Posted By danielb

Re: Yamaha Gauge- Trim/tilt indicator not working properly

I had a similiar problem on a older Yammi 250 and was told that the trim sender is part of the "sensor" system that the motor uses to set timing and fuel mixture, if it is not working right you may...
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