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Forum: Dockside Chat
09-28-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By pitifulpluto

Can confirm. Hilarious show boys, Ferda

Can confirm.
Hilarious show boys, Ferda
09-27-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 19,124
Posted By pitifulpluto

I believe the best option for your rod caps eould...

I believe the best option for your rod caps eould be to pull all the rods out.
Then on a bench with a good light and magnifying glass you may be able to match the caps to the correct rod and correct...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-18-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,799
Posted By pitifulpluto

Titles are issued on trailers over 2000 gvwr, so...

Titles are issued on trailers over 2000 gvwr, so if you have an axle rating over 2k you must have a VIN and title
08-31-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By pitifulpluto

It would be worth your while to have the battery...

It would be worth your while to have the battery tested at an auto parts store once its fully charged.
You may have the right voltage but not enough amps to start, which would give you the...
08-23-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By pitifulpluto

It seems like that could be the problem. Also...

It seems like that could be the problem. Also remember to check the primer solenoid, a leak there can be a problem as well.
08-22-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,085
Posted By pitifulpluto

OP thank you for making an effort to learn from...

OP thank you for making an effort to learn from others and prepare for an offshore trip. Unfortunately many people just fill up and go without any thought.

Get an EPIRB, they are ridiculously...
08-22-2018, 06:35 PM
08-20-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By pitifulpluto

Have you inspected your tank vent hoses? There...

Have you inspected your tank vent hoses? There might be a blockage causing a vacuum at high revs.
08-20-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2,913
Views: 394,193
Posted By pitifulpluto

Good job saving those unvented snapper :thumbsup:

Good job saving those unvented snapper :thumbsup:
08-20-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,277
Posted By pitifulpluto

Before rebuilding the motor be sure to find what...

Before rebuilding the motor be sure to find what caused this failure, otherwise it will destroy your ebuilt powerhead.
That happens all the time and people end up sinking nearly the cost of a new...
08-17-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By pitifulpluto

Being stored for 10 months can be a monster to...

Being stored for 10 months can be a monster to carbs, depending if fuel stabilizer was used prior to storage. These plastic carbs are a bit of a pain. If you end up having to clean them USE OEM...
08-17-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By pitifulpluto

At higher rpm the fuel pump is working faster and...

At higher rpm the fuel pump is working faster and pulling more fuel. Which amplifies the smallest imperfections or defects.
In my case with a v4 140hp it went unnoticed when trolling. I was losing...
08-17-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,307
Posted By pitifulpluto

Are the bills real? You should immediately go...

Are the bills real?
You should immediately go to the tag office and get your name officially off the title. You dont want to be responsible for anything involving that boat.
08-17-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By pitifulpluto

Most people dont have any issues using the vro...

Most people dont have any issues using the vro when premixing.

However i had many problems and ultimately tossed the vro pump and used a simple fuel pump.
It ended up that the vro pump had tiny...
08-17-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,277
Posted By pitifulpluto

That is bad news.... If possible get a...

That is bad news....
If possible get a borescope
08-17-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By pitifulpluto

The fuel pump can be rebuilt for little money....

The fuel pump can be rebuilt for little money. The big thing to look out for is cracks in the fuel pump body around the screws.
Have you considered ditching the vro system to premix?
08-12-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By pitifulpluto

Great thinking! I'll get my Gir-r-dun hat and...

Great thinking! I'll get my Gir-r-dun hat and sister-wife to make a weekend project out of it.
Introducing the "7 murine Inbreed conchcept" :grin:
08-12-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By pitifulpluto

I would only worry about the fiberglass...

I would only worry about the fiberglass insulation holding too much water and comming out in bits.
08-12-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By pitifulpluto

Excellent idea, thanks. What do you think...

Excellent idea, thanks.
What do you think about wraping the outside of the cowling? Is there something i'm missing that might cause problems?
08-12-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By pitifulpluto

Odd ball thought

The motor in question in 1990 2.0l omc seadrive.

The engine is super duper, starts perfectly every time and runs like a top (about as smooth as an old 2-smoke gets)
Only problem, it is LOUD. The...
08-11-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,913
Views: 394,193
Posted By pitifulpluto

There were a few kingfish near shore today north...

There were a few kingfish near shore today north of the port. I trolled some diving lures, only had one hit and it didnt stick.
Side note, holy crap were there lots of boats out.
08-10-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,913
Views: 394,193
Posted By pitifulpluto

Will be out of port canaveral tomorrow. Try to...

Will be out of port canaveral tomorrow. Try to beat the rush befoee sunrise. Main objective will be find bait and dial in the gps.
Good luck everyone and stay safe.
pluto on ch 68
08-10-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,913
Views: 394,193
Posted By pitifulpluto

Walmart on 50 near Alafaya has plenty of bait and...

Walmart on 50 near Alafaya has plenty of bait and chum.
05-05-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,480
Posted By pitifulpluto

Heck, why not. That's better than leaning against...

Heck, why not. That's better than leaning against exposed foam or torn vinyl.
11-14-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 52,595
Posted By pitifulpluto

That is bananas!

That is bananas!
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