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Today, 07:56 AM
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Posted By InCogKneeToe

I ran my last boat 20 years, my son now is...

I ran my last boat 20 years, my son now is running it. I opted for a walk thru and full top (an age thing in mid 30's weather).

The boat I purchased will be my last, and but for the wood floor,...
Yesterday, 07:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,063
Posted By InCogKneeToe

I am guessing you run Evinrude's. For the 10 year...

I am guessing you run Evinrude's. For the 10 year warranty?

Suzuki has 6 year warranty also.

Yamaha's are not out because of the endless supply?
Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,063
Posted By InCogKneeToe

318.6 ft/lbs @ 4500 rpm Suzuki 350 317.1 ft/lbs...

318.6 ft/lbs @ 4500 rpm Suzuki 350
317.1 ft/lbs @ 4500 rpm Mercury 350 Verado
10-14-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,474
Posted By InCogKneeToe

My last boat I bought New in 1998, it had a white...

My last boat I bought New in 1998, it had a white plastic fuel tank across the back which I cold see the fuel level in by lifting the Battery door. I use to judge how much fuel I had for my 25 mile...
10-12-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,224
Posted By InCogKneeToe

Not with that kind of Carbon Build Up. I would...

Not with that kind of Carbon Build Up. I would guess Badly over propped, for quite some time. Carbon finally won the match when the valve couldn't close anymore. Causing the Shims to drop out, the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-12-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,414
Posted By InCogKneeToe

There's more to Boating than Glass. Relic's...

There's more to Boating than Glass.

Relic's Jet Boat was the first I watched on TV doing crazy stunts back in the 70's

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDDSwvQ--QE
10-11-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,133
Posted By InCogKneeToe

Mention this to Yamaha also, not just Yamaha...

Mention this to Yamaha also, not just Yamaha Owners.
10-10-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 628
Posted By InCogKneeToe

A 20 Aluminum isn't a Race Boat, and don't get...

A 20 Aluminum isn't a Race Boat, and don't get hung up on the Gear Ratios. A bigger Prop is going to do more for you than a faster turning smaller pitched prop. I have a 20' Hewescraft Welded...
10-09-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,324
Posted By InCogKneeToe

1adam618...

1adam618 (https://www.thehulltruth.com/members/1adam618.html)

Drive it, don't look back, No Harm, No Fowl. Besides, running them gently with diluted oil (Gas Soaked) would cause more harm than...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-09-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,644
Posted By InCogKneeToe

I sell them for a living. I chose a 5.0L in...

I sell them for a living.

I chose a 5.0L in 2013, because I didn't need a Tow Monster, and 2011/12's had some issues.

Today, I still only tow 3500lbs 10 miles every week (may-nov). I would have...
10-08-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,965
Posted By InCogKneeToe

Yes, I see the DF350A is 12:1 Compression Ratio,...

Yes, I see the DF350A is 12:1 Compression Ratio, Detonation would be an issue. The DF325A might have less piston dome and lower Compression Ratio, with everything else the same motor. Usually they...
10-07-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,965
Posted By InCogKneeToe

Why a 325A vs a 350A? Really what is the...

Why a 325A vs a 350A? Really what is the difference? Both start with the same blocks, run the same Fuel Recommendations probably the same torque numbers, even swing the same prop sets.

Is it just...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-07-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,804
Posted By InCogKneeToe

And Dissolve in Water. Early Fiberglass Boats...

And Dissolve in Water. Early Fiberglass Boats were problematic, to say the least.

The Evinrude, should be an easy fix, a set of Points and Condensers, Carb Cleaning, toss the Dual Line fuel...
10-04-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,055
Posted By InCogKneeToe

Check out Performance Bulletins of boats like...

Check out Performance Bulletins of boats like Hewescraft, where boats can be had With or Without Brackets. http://www.hewescraft.com/ ...
09-29-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,726
Posted By InCogKneeToe

Both "Key Words" Buying New, I doubt you...

Both "Key Words"

Buying New, I doubt you would pay 3% more Locally New Boat for New Boat, than anywhere in the US (Shipping being Calculated either by Dealer or End User). The |Interweb has a way...
09-28-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,726
Posted By InCogKneeToe

I have never left 3 Local Dealers. For 5...

I have never left 3 Local Dealers. For 5 Packages. Shopped within a 500 mile radius. Locals have always been in the Ball Park and Great Service and Support.

Dealer A, first Outboard (for 1 of my...
09-28-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,338
Posted By InCogKneeToe

I know that there is a Whole Lot of Physics in...

I know that there is a Whole Lot of Physics in Fluid Motion, Prop Speeds and efficiencies.
...
09-28-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,338
Posted By InCogKneeToe

4500rpm for 35 mph with a 23" on a Suzuki....

4500rpm for 35 mph with a 23" on a Suzuki. 4387rpm for a 1.85 to run at 35 mph. with an 18" pitch.

The Great missing piece is Torque, if the 1.85 ratio would turn a 19" prop or not. Boat test say...
09-28-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,303
Posted By InCogKneeToe

I suspect that Suzuki's Double Reduction (1.26-1...

I suspect that Suzuki's Double Reduction (1.26-1 offset reduction) has more to do with it than Other Makes having just 1 reduction.

Suzuki can use a Close to 2.0-1 gear ratio in the lower unit,...
09-27-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,303
Posted By InCogKneeToe

CARB reports are so close, I think you would be...

CARB reports are so close, I think you would be happy with either choice.

87 (R+M/2) Octane is fine to run in a DF300AP
09-26-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,338
Posted By InCogKneeToe

The biggest thing holding back Higher Ratios, is...

The biggest thing holding back Higher Ratios, is the size of the Gearcase needed to house Bigger Output Gear Diameters. Evinrude's 2 Strokes can benefit with 1.75-2.00 ratios, but most 4 Strokes on...
09-25-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 64,927
Posted By InCogKneeToe

It isn't a "Cool Thing" it is a tragedy. No...

It isn't a "Cool Thing" it is a tragedy.

No Navigation Lights, is an "At Fault" deal, it could be corrected in Hindsight. Driving beyond safety speeds for Conditions, is another "At Fault" deal....
09-25-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,338
Posted By InCogKneeToe

http://www.stingrayboats.com/products/BoatHouseBul...

http://www.stingrayboats.com/products/BoatHouseBulletins.php

Stingray (http://www.stingrayboats.com/products/BoatHouseBulletins.phpStingray) Boats. 182SC one with a Suzuki DF115ATX one with a...
09-25-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By InCogKneeToe

I second this. I switched from a 25hp 2 stroke/2...

I second this. I switched from a 25hp 2 stroke/2 banger, to a 25hp 2 stroke 3 banger in the late 80's. Night and day on the same boat. My Dad went from a 115hp V4 to a 90hp 3 Banger 2 strokes, in the...
Forum: The Carolinas
09-24-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By InCogKneeToe

Make sure the Lower Unit Oil has No Water in it,...

Make sure the Lower Unit Oil has No Water in it, or milky oil. Store the Outboard Upright while on the trailer. Use at your will.
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