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05-14-2017, 07:16 AM
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Posted By aka angus

F 150 Oil leak thoughts?

I need a little help. I'm working on a friends Yamaha F150. It seems to leak about a half quart oil in two week just sitting there. I had this happen to me before on an F100 I had, it was the oil...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-14-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,739
Posted By aka angus

'16 GMC Denali truck '16 mustang GT '10...

'16 GMC Denali truck
'16 mustang GT
'10 Cadillac CTS
'10 Toyota Corolla
'17 RZR xp turbo
'14 RZR 900xp - for sale
'17 Seadoo rxtx 300 stage 2
'12 yami VX 110
'87 JS-550
'13 yami f150
02-19-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 811,830
Posted By aka angus

So I bought this boat in almost new condition in...

So I bought this boat in almost new condition in 2001. Gave it away in 2003. And it was given back this year. It probably has less than 300 hours on it but the sun has taken it toll more than...
05-22-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By aka angus

What he said!

What he said!
Forum: The Carolinas
06-27-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By aka angus

I would uncover it. The cover protects it from...

I would uncover it. The cover protects it from the elements, this time of year the element is sun, but you need the sun to aid in protecting it from another element, water. As you said water turns to...
06-27-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,725
Posted By aka angus

If I were a local marina I wouldn't want you...

If I were a local marina I wouldn't want you going online to save money either!
06-26-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By aka angus

I'm in the process of selling my boat and buying...

I'm in the process of selling my boat and buying bigger since I need more room. A good friend told me I was welcome to use his boat any time I wanted until I got something new. I thanked him and...
06-26-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,188
Posted By aka angus

Fedex it

Fedex it
06-26-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By aka angus

Because a set of carbs cost more than the motor...

Because a set of carbs cost more than the motor is worth!
06-26-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By aka angus

F 100 rectifier problem

I've had this motor since new 2001 F100. Best motor I've ever owned.

Besides issues with the ethanol ruined fuel and carberators I've only had one previous problem. I had to replace the oil pump...
06-26-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,641
Posted By aka angus

Those carbs are very simple but the do fail...

Those carbs are very simple but the do fail easily when subjected to ethanol ruined fuel. The first time you clean the carbs it can take a while. I can now do it in about an hour, four carbs off,...
06-26-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By aka angus

You need to syncronize your carberators

You need to syncronize your carberators
05-23-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 49
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Views: 4,522
Posted By aka angus

Some are putting too much into this. File suit in...

Some are putting too much into this. File suit in small claims. Have you BOS with you. Have a LE there to testify the boat was actually stolen. Judgment in your favor. Collecting is yet another...
01-09-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,565
Posted By aka angus

Contrary to what some have posted here. There is...

Contrary to what some have posted here. There is nothing you can do to prevent someone from using gravity to lower you boat. The only thing you can do is make it harder for them, to slow them down....
Replies: 64
Views: 11,082
Posted By aka angus

Yeah well maybe so. But if I were looking to sell...

Yeah well maybe so. But if I were looking to sell anything, as a business or a hobby, I would want my product to be presented as described. Maybe you just want to get rid of a really nice boat that...
Replies: 64
Views: 11,082
Posted By aka angus

Not to start anything...well ok yeah...looks to...

Not to start anything...well ok yeah...looks to me that boat has been sunk. Everythin may work but for how long?
11-07-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,692
Posted By aka angus

I believe this is the guy I bought mine from. I...

I believe this is the guy I bought mine from. I got mine on ebay from a guy named Carlos in Coral Gables Fla. same as described above, paid $400 and free shipping via greyhound, I had to pick it up...
10-24-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,705
Posted By aka angus

Pretty bad advice there. Absolutely no doubt the...

Pretty bad advice there. Absolutely no doubt the carbs must be in sync and there's only one way to do it, and it has very little to do with "factory specs".
Nowadays garbage fuel wreaks havoc on...
09-04-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,316
Posted By aka angus

Let me brag on my dad a moment. If there is a sun...

Let me brag on my dad a moment. If there is a sun or stars in the sky all he needs is his watch to put you dead on the inlet. If there's no sun or stars he'll pull out his compass. He learned a...
08-13-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,334
Posted By aka angus

I'd start by clling the factory and seeing if you...

I'd start by clling the factory and seeing if you can get a new console all wired up and ready to go.
08-03-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,954
Posted By aka angus

I've done this a few times in my younger days. A...

I've done this a few times in my younger days. A couple things everyone missed except the OP. After retrieving your motor, pull the plugs and dunk it in fresh water and let it soak for a day or so....
07-26-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,595
Posted By aka angus

I had a 2000 merc 25 FS bigfoot motor. It was a...

I had a 2000 merc 25 FS bigfoot motor. It was a Yami powerhead everything else merc. Only had one problem but it was big. The cooling water channels on the power head head didn't match up with the...
07-23-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 44,278
Posted By aka angus

You have multiple carbs that you have not sync'd...

You have multiple carbs that you have not sync'd and your turning screws. There's your problem.

Put everything back the way you found it and then sync the carbs.
07-19-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,923
Posted By aka angus

I would say yes, make sure your electronic...

I would say yes, make sure your electronic components are not grounded to the motor. A second before you weld drill a small hole at the end of each crack to keep it from spreading, even if you weld...
07-09-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 42,995
Posted By aka angus

SeaDoo recommends a turbo rebuild every 100 hours...

SeaDoo recommends a turbo rebuild every 100 hours so you're not so far off. The rebuild kit is close to $200 and then of course labor. That's alot of money for someone who rides 100+ hrs/year. This...
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