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Forum: Dockside Chat
11-09-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 7,907
Posted By SOA

Yup...the 9th for me

Yup...the 9th for me
11-02-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 65,948
Posted By SOA

Hot friggin garbage! We (noles) are bad

Hot friggin garbage! We (noles) are bad
10-30-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By SOA

Yammie F150 is my vote for the following reasons:...

Yammie F150 is my vote for the following reasons:
1. I own one with 1300hrs and it has been very dependable. It is a 2004 model.
2. Parts are easy to get
3. The F150 platform is probably the most...
10-28-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By SOA

Great advice gents. Anyone have a recommendation...

Great advice gents. Anyone have a recommendation for the Pensacola/Orange Beach area?
10-28-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By SOA

Replacing Cutlass Bearings in Strut -- How Bad of a Job?

I was scraping barnacles off the boat yesterday and realized that I have a bad bearing (there was quite a bit of vertical play when I grabbed the prop).

So, I have watched a couple of youtube vids...
09-15-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By SOA

4bbls....really curious what it will do on the...

4bbls....really curious what it will do on the pins. Probably get .2mpg
09-15-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By SOA

1979 model and its a heavy boat! I highly doubt...

1979 model and its a heavy boat! I highly doubt the motors would have vortec heads on it but will check...thanks for the info.
09-15-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By SOA

I have not pushed it to the pins...yet. But...

I have not pushed it to the pins...yet.

But yes, at 3400rpm they were running smooth and all gauges were normal. It was planning at that speed...

thanks for the reply!
09-15-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By SOA

SBC 350s - 33ft boat

I have an old, heavy Egg Harbor 33ft with sbc 350's in it. What is the normal cruise RPM for these engines?

I took the boat out yesterday and with clean bottom was getting 16mph at 3400rpms. I...
07-17-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By SOA

Bump...How do you test these fuel pumps? I...

Bump...How do you test these fuel pumps?

I don’t really want to start just changing parts. Is fuel pressure at the rail indicative of a fuel pump failure?
07-14-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By SOA

Fuel seems like it could be the culprit. Aren't...

Fuel seems like it could be the culprit. Aren't there two of them on the back? How do you know which one to replace?
07-13-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By SOA

I did not realize there is another fuel filter...

I did not realize there is another fuel filter behind the intake. That seems strange and I don’t remember seeing one before.

nonetheless it does not seem to be a fuel issue, since the boat will...
07-13-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By SOA

2004 Yamaha F150 - Weird Issue

Motor has been really good but have run into an issue I do not understand. Went out fishing, started coming home and motor started bogging down...it would lose rpm, stutter, and then pick back up.
...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-24-2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By SOA

Anyone own a HR Block/Jack Hew type of place?

I am currently sitting in a shooting house waiting on the sun to come up. I changed jobs a couple months ago and the new gig sucks. I have always had an entrepreneurial spirit so I am curious about...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,403
Posted By SOA

Saw my wife do the natural child birth thing (3rd...

Saw my wife do the natural child birth thing (3rd kid, came in to the world too quickly) and her screaming dang near made me pass out. To the point where I had a nurse standing by me.

Saw my son...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-23-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,619
Posted By SOA

I work for a maniac boss that expects me to work...

I work for a maniac boss that expects me to work all holiday weekend. So Thursday is my only real day off.

after realizing that our fried turkey was cooked on the outside but a bloody mess on the...
11-05-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,378
Posted By SOA

So how would you like me to prove it to you so...

So how would you like me to prove it to you so you cant eat crow. I am getting 22.3 on the dash and hand calculated I am at 21.9. This is driving at 65mph on cruise control with very little hills.
...
10-23-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,378
Posted By SOA

Thanks for all the replies. Sounds like I need to...

Thanks for all the replies. Sounds like I need to be looking at the 2.7l version.
10-20-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,378
Posted By SOA

So really no efficiency gained over the crappy...

So really no efficiency gained over the crappy 5.4L I am currently running?

I guess the better question is what current full size truck offers the best mpg, say 2010 or newer with 4 full doors.
10-20-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,378
Posted By SOA

Real World 3.5 Eco MPG

I have a 40 mile commute 1-way and am in need of a new vehicle. What is the real world mpg on the 3.5l motor? This drive is at 65mph pretty much the whole way (heck, I am getting 22mpg out of an 07...
07-10-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By SOA

I have a Yamaha F150. Different motor, same...

I have a Yamaha F150. Different motor, same premise.

Motor oil and filter - 1x a year
lower unit oil - 1x a year
plugs - maybe 1x every 3 years
fuel/water separator - 1x year
fuel filter on...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-10-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,419
Posted By SOA

The rat race sucks! Maybe this will force me to...

The rat race sucks! Maybe this will force me to do my own thing...
07-01-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,215
Posted By SOA

holy smokes, we have the same brother!

holy smokes, we have the same brother!
06-24-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By SOA

I kind of had my mind set on the Johnsons (crap,...

I kind of had my mind set on the Johnsons (crap, did you set me up to say that?). Never have heard of Whale, will research that brand.
06-24-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By SOA

Auto bilge pumps

Need 3 auto bilge pumps. Looked on Ebay and it looks like all the pumps (rule, attwood, etc) are all rebranded stuff that you can buy for 50% of the cost. What does THT recommend?
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