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12-02-2020, 08:27 PM
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Posted By sundancekid

Depends greatly on the tides. I was in there on...

Depends greatly on the tides. I was in there on a 32 Sea Vee last weekend, ran the back from Big Pine through Water Keys, but the low tide was 1.5’ above normal mean low. You get in there with a...
12-01-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By sundancekid

That 115 is a 20", a 25" would have a 5" spacer...

That 115 is a 20", a 25" would have a 5" spacer between the driveshaft housing and lower unit. That XR2 will bolt right up. Mount it as high as possible and let it eat. With the setback you have...
11-20-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,446
Posted By sundancekid

They were sold, sorry, will update it now.

They were sold, sorry, will update it now.
11-20-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By sundancekid

Stainless Marine for sure as stated above, would...

Stainless Marine for sure as stated above, would be hard to beat a pair of 150 Merc 4-strokes for the price, performance, and light weight. The large singles cost as much or more to rig than a...
11-18-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,962
Posted By sundancekid

Content keys on the gulf side and processing west...

Content keys on the gulf side and processing west towards Key West, lots of rocks and coral heads, fish, etc. Normally it is in the lee, unless a cold front comes and the wind comes around from the...
11-12-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By sundancekid

She looks good still, good luck with the sale! ...

She looks good still, good luck with the sale! That engine was fully gone through for anyone that needs to know, descaled the head, new head and water jacket gaskets, and full service when I put he...
11-10-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By sundancekid

No "L" stamped on the shaft, all indications are...

No "L" stamped on the shaft, all indications are it is a right hand lower unit. Connect it to the control to pull when placed into forward gear and install a right hand prop on it. Once you shift it,...
11-09-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By sundancekid

Boats are expensive, buy the part and get over...

Boats are expensive, buy the part and get over it...Let me know if you need any lube for next time!
11-09-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By sundancekid

Hard to tell, but verify that there is an “L”...

Hard to tell, but verify that there is an “L” stamped on the end of the prop shaft to verify that you Indeed have a counter. Also, post a picture of the lower unit in it’s entirety to see which...
11-09-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By sundancekid

6.2 is a monster, the 8 speed has had issues...

6.2 is a monster, the 8 speed has had issues though. My wife drives a 2015 Escalade, GM replaced the transmission when it had about 30k miles due to hard shifts, clunks, etc. We're at 73k now and not...
10-24-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By sundancekid

Solder is old tech on battery lugs. With the...

Solder is old tech on battery lugs. With the high amp loads and alternator output these days, solder will melt and result in a poor connection. Crimping with the proper tool is the way to go.
10-24-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 886
Posted By sundancekid

You probably have a bad coil. Run the engine in...

You probably have a bad coil. Run the engine in gear at around 1000 rpm with the boat secured well to dock or on the trailer. Unplug one coil at a time and listen for a change in engine...
10-18-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 26,029
Posted By sundancekid

Makes a tremendous difference, always loved the...

Makes a tremendous difference, always loved the 31, just the cap needed to be tweaked. Good job, look forward to seeing it floating!
10-17-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 26,029
Posted By sundancekid

Black, white shows everything, every scuff, mold,...

Black, white shows everything, every scuff, mold, etc. plus with gray, black looks amazing.
10-17-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By sundancekid

Rremove old rigging and motor, gut old wiring and...

Rremove old rigging and motor, gut old wiring and switch gear. Rewire the boat, then take it to the shop for new engine and controls.
10-17-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,325
Posted By sundancekid

Can’t stress enough how important it is to prop...

Can’t stress enough how important it is to prop these with the computer, let us know how it goes.
10-16-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,325
Posted By sundancekid

Did he run it with the computer connected to...

Did he run it with the computer connected to verify the demand versus demand linear when at full open throttle?
10-16-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 372,152
Posted By sundancekid

25" for sure, 20s work with the motor mounted on...

25" for sure, 20s work with the motor mounted on a setback and lowered on the transom, 25" is the easy route and will work well.
10-15-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By sundancekid

Yes but you will need to swap shift cables at the...

Yes but you will need to swap shift cables at the control. Counter rotating Mercs push for forward gear.
10-15-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 372,152
Posted By sundancekid

Happy to help! 300 hp is needed for 70+.

Happy to help! 300 hp is needed for 70+.
10-15-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,325
Posted By sundancekid

Sounds like you are underpropped. The gear ratio...

Sounds like you are underpropped. The gear ratio difference between the 150 and 200 is only .07, you should be turning a 19 or an 18 if you run Eco’s. The new engines need to be propped with Mercury...
10-15-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 372,152
Posted By sundancekid

Glass over the scuppers, add a second...

Glass over the scuppers, add a second bilge/float, then put whatever you want on it and have fun.
10-10-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,325
Posted By sundancekid

Advanced speed control maintains the load percent...

Advanced speed control maintains the load percent when trimming so it will show an improvement in MPG but not in speed.
10-01-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,700
Posted By sundancekid

Vessel View display is a Simrad display. They...

Vessel View display is a Simrad display. They are fully integratable and can display VV on the other MFD or any of the Simrad functions on the VV.
09-23-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,327
Posted By sundancekid

10-4, good deal!

10-4, good deal!
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