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Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 10:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,319
Posted By DreamWeaver21

1st answer is "yes" people do that and it costs...

1st answer is "yes" people do that and it costs them significant money.

Here are the options that I see ranked best to worst.

1st choice. Sell the BMW outright for as much as possible. Bring...
Today, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By DreamWeaver21

So a 6 year old bastard engine with old controls...

So a 6 year old bastard engine with old controls is 9k OR a brand new desirable engine with new controls is 11k?

I've owned both G1 Etecs and brand new Suzukis. This wouldn't be a hard decision...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,694
Posted By DreamWeaver21

I would think they have the knowledge but I...

I would think they have the knowledge but I didn't. The management company claims to manage close to 1,000 places in the area and they have been at it a while. This is a first for me though so I am...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 02:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,694
Posted By DreamWeaver21

Non paying tenant - how to handle?

Seems like there are a lot of threads in this section surrounding issues with money, investments, property, etc. so I have one to add. I need to know what to expect and would like advice on the best...
Yesterday, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,288
Posted By DreamWeaver21

I went from 250s to 200s on my boat and have been...

I went from 250s to 200s on my boat and have been happy. Went from a top end of 55 to a top end of 50. Still cruise the same speed (low to mid 30s). If you go to Suzukis, they seem to need to...
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By DreamWeaver21

I would buy an SEI gearcase and move on. Sounds...

I would buy an SEI gearcase and move on. Sounds like it will be cheaper than paying someone to fix yours, will take way less time, and will have a better warranty.

I also don't see how "not...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-19-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,584
Posted By DreamWeaver21

Did it, mostly, when I moved overseas. Was...

Did it, mostly, when I moved overseas.

Was never a pack rat so I didn't think I had a ton of stuff to start with but it added up.

Guns, safe, fishing gear that I actually use, dive gear,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-18-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,214
Posted By DreamWeaver21

Posted this before, but this is a typical parts...

Posted this before, but this is a typical parts counter interaction for me (except at NAPA).

Worker - "Can I help you?"

Me - "I need a driver side head light for a 2001 Ford F250"

Worker -...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-16-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By DreamWeaver21

I had one come to my door some years ago. ...

I had one come to my door some years ago. Similar deal except I knew I had a chip in my windshield. It was in the lower passenger side and not even in the passenger's line or site it was so low. ...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-16-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,487
Posted By DreamWeaver21

Agree with above.

Agree with above.
07-14-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,193
Posted By DreamWeaver21

The digital controls. The start / stop panel and...

The digital controls. The start / stop panel and the throttle controls are powered by the white wire. It is pretty important yet poorly designed and rigged IMO. It is a tiny little (20ga?) wire that...
07-14-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,193
Posted By DreamWeaver21

I don't like anything on my batteries except the...

I don't like anything on my batteries except the main cables that go to the main switches therefore I wired it to a main bus which is effectively downstream of a switch. Same deal with my auto bilge...
07-14-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By DreamWeaver21

I spray down my Suzukis with it and don't avoid...

I spray down my Suzukis with it and don't avoid anything. Been fine.

I also hose down my Waverunner motor with it.
07-13-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,449
Posted By DreamWeaver21

I wouldn't (and don't) concern myself about all...

I wouldn't (and don't) concern myself about all the pull being on one side or another. I have seen boats lifted off their trailers by the stern eyes, I don't think a couple of people on a tube are...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-11-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 15,176
Posted By DreamWeaver21

Well at least it wasn't in FL. Oh no, wait, it...

Well at least it wasn't in FL. Oh no, wait, it was... Sigh...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-11-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,225
Posted By DreamWeaver21

- I would pay off the CC debt and never carry any...

- I would pay off the CC debt and never carry any CC debt again. I would still have CCs but pay them off every month or two weeks or whatever.
- I would then pay off the vehicle and never finance...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-11-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,935
Posted By DreamWeaver21

Regarding the fuel tanks, some boats had foamed...

Regarding the fuel tanks, some boats had foamed in Aluminum tanks. When they failed, it required derigging the motors / steering and cutting the deck to get the old tanks out. Some boats have...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-11-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,844
Posted By DreamWeaver21

I bare hand handle most fish and usually get a...

I bare hand handle most fish and usually get a decent amount of small nicks and pokes from it. I do keep some spray on the boat to hit anything with and wash my hands in the soapy bleach water that...
Forum: Gulf Coast
07-11-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,935
Posted By DreamWeaver21

Depends on the model. 2000 - 01 was the...

Depends on the model.

2000 - 01 was the redesign for the 21 footer.
2002 was the redesign for the 17 footer.
2006 was the redesign for the 24 footer.

Unsure when they discontinued the old...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-09-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,587
Posted By DreamWeaver21

I live on a different continent than my parents. ...

I live on a different continent than my parents. I generally call them once a week (on Sundays). My dad's mom is still alive. She calls my dad once a week (on Sundays). I guess once a week works...
07-09-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By DreamWeaver21

I'd say the market rate for it as it sits is...

I'd say the market rate for it as it sits is somewhere around $0. If they will give it to you and you have free time and a garage to work in and enjoy that kind of stuff it could be a fun little...
07-07-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,474
Posted By DreamWeaver21

X2

X2
07-07-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By DreamWeaver21

Poor connection somewhere or the starter is froze...

Poor connection somewhere or the starter is froze up or the whole motor us froze up.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-05-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,402
Posted By DreamWeaver21

My house unit did similar. I was so hot that I...

My house unit did similar. I was so hot that I could feel the heat coming off of it just getting near it. I can't believe it didn't blow a breaker or catch fire.

My compressor was shot and the...
07-05-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,449
Posted By DreamWeaver21

I pull off a stern cleat. My tow line runs...

I pull off a stern cleat. My tow line runs through a hawse pipe which takes a lot of stress off the cleat. It is also through bolted and if it did come out somehow, there is no way it would make it...
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