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10-15-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By fritz423

If you're not hearing clicking when you hit the...

If you're not hearing clicking when you hit the tilt/trim switch you're likely not getting power. I believe that model has a power tilt trim (ptt) fuse, check that. If good trace the wiring and use...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-09-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By fritz423

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8434_f83dbdcc407a56b3a03aa8349adfd33be929b782.jpg

Alligator you are a doggone genius. I soaked one of the lenses in 80%...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-09-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By fritz423

The lenses are rough and pitted. Is anti glare on...

The lenses are rough and pitted. Is anti glare on both sides of a lens?

edit: Why would anything wear off the inside of a sealed scope?
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-09-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By fritz423

Scope lens pitting

Old Weaver scope started going bad, got to the point can't see through it. Ordered a new Vortex but I was curtious and took the back two lenses out and the inside of bothe lenses were pitted. Like...
09-02-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,285
Posted By fritz423

I went through 2 SEI LUs in 2 years and finally...

I went through 2 SEI LUs in 2 years and finally went to a different mechanic who recommended a different brand (not OEM). The warranty was good but back then I was taking it in to a shop and they...
09-02-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,155
Posted By fritz423

Never liked the idea of purely electronic...

Never liked the idea of purely electronic controls. Seems unnatural.
09-02-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,648
Posted By fritz423

Caveat emptor

Caveat emptor
09-02-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,559
Posted By fritz423

Hold on you guys. My shop is at the end of an...

Hold on you guys. My shop is at the end of an empty dusty road! The only person I ever scammed was my wife. So I resent the implication that I am a thief.

TheFritz423
Foreman and Chief Mechanic,...
08-18-2020, 04:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By fritz423

From 2004 DF200 DF225 DF250 service manual: ...

From 2004 DF200 DF225 DF250 service manual:

9 Rectifier & regulator (Over-charging)

I have no idea if this is the same on 2006 model
08-18-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By fritz423

It should be a snug fit. You started the engine...

It should be a snug fit. You started the engine while on muffs or in a barrel of water and no water came out of the tell tale?
08-16-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By fritz423

It should be a rubber cylinder around the size of...

It should be a rubber cylinder around the size of an impact socket. One end usually has a taper to help align the water pump outlet and water tube.
08-14-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,236
Posted By fritz423

Long story ended up being a combination of broken...

Long story ended up being a combination of broken water seal clamp in the midsection, pitted exhaust plate (to which the seal attaches), corrosion under the poppet valve carrier, and worn exhaust...
08-14-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,236
Posted By fritz423

Damn you and your irrefutable logic (no pun)! ...

Damn you and your irrefutable logic (no pun)! It's true I do like the Logic more but I don't want to put lipstick on a pig...Plus buying a power pole mount etc etc
08-14-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,162
Posted By fritz423

Your first post described no spark and fuel...

Your first post described no spark and fuel dripping out exhaust. You replaced stator now have spark but no start. Is it possible to install your stator in a different position (180 degrees off)?
...
08-14-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,865
Posted By fritz423

Heck I had an old 13' Starcraft I drilled a hole...

Heck I had an old 13' Starcraft I drilled a hole through. I bought some of that two part putty, stuck it on the hole from the outside like gum under a school desk and let it cure. It lasted over a...
08-14-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,236
Posted By fritz423

How old is yours if you don't mind me asking?

How old is yours if you don't mind me asking?
08-13-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,236
Posted By fritz423

I thought I'd let THT give it's input first. ...

I thought I'd let THT give it's input first.

EDIT: and to be clear I have sworn a solemn vow never to be without a boat again. Dead serious.
Double EDIT: Absolutely plan to list them well above...
08-13-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,236
Posted By fritz423

Considered it but I just retired and we're not...

Considered it but I just retired and we're not spending much until we get a better handle on this no income thing.
08-13-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,236
Posted By fritz423

Which boat do I sell?

I have a 2001 Logic with a 2002 Mercury 90 hp two stroke. Logic came with a lifetime warranty on a Roplene hull (worthless now they're out of business) and the Merc has a new lower unit, swivel pin...
08-13-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 60,476
Posted By fritz423

I'll admit I read through this whole thread...

I'll admit I read through this whole thread today. I just retired early and have been contemplating a boat restoration project I just hate the idea of losing motivation and having an unfinished heap...
08-13-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 60,476
Posted By fritz423

How do you maintain your drive and focus after...

How do you maintain your drive and focus after almost four years?
08-13-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By fritz423

For what it's worth here's how I did mine. ...

For what it's worth here's how I did mine.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lV8zR8-7Hso
08-12-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,105
Posted By fritz423

You'd think a pirate's favorite letter be "r";...

You'd think a pirate's favorite letter be "r"; but a pirate's true love be the "c."
08-09-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,101
Posted By fritz423

Chasing tail, fighting drinking eating steak and...

Chasing tail, fighting drinking eating steak and fishing are what made life fun for me. I had to cut back on three of those be damned if I give up fishing.
08-09-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By fritz423

I would think he would want to spark test all...

I would think he would want to spark test all cylinders first. Am I wrong that this sounds like a cylinder missing?
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