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09-14-2020, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Thank you. I found the web site:...

Thank you. I found the web site: https://www.grass-shack.net/. It looks like Grass Shack is out of Buford, GA. I'll check it out.
09-14-2020, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Carolina Skiff 192 JLS: Good Buy? Any Issues?

Does anyone have a Carolina Skiff 2020 or 2021 192 JLS with a 140 Suzuki? I have only heard of a potential "leaning left" issue but I cannot confirm (fuel tank is located at stern on left side near...
09-14-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

I am looking at possibly purchasing the 192 JLS...

I am looking at possibly purchasing the 192 JLS model too. I have only heard of a potential "leaning left" issue but I cannot confirm (fuel tank is located at stern on left side near motor). I want...
08-27-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,262
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

I did end up selling the boat in mid-August with...

I did end up selling the boat in mid-August with this motor as is. I provided my contact information to the new owner. I hope to hear what was the primary cause of water in the oil. It's still...
08-13-2020, 02:02 PM
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Views: 1,262
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Thank you 1breakinit and Hang fire for your...

Thank you 1breakinit and Hang fire for your response. I appreciate it.
08-12-2020, 12:35 PM
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Views: 1,262
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

I just spoke with a local mechanic who said he...

I just spoke with a local mechanic who said he worked on a 2005 Suzuki 140 last year with identical issues. He took that engine apart per owner's request and found the cylinder wall on cylinder 3 to...
08-12-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,262
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

I've been working a lot but had time to run a...

I've been working a lot but had time to run a compression test on each of the four cylinders in an attempt to get full closure on why water is in oil and why it was running rough. After running...
08-04-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,262
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Thanks for your comments 1breakinit. This has...

Thanks for your comments 1breakinit. This has been a good learning experience.
08-04-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,262
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Thanks Inlander and homeby51. I am leaning on...

Thanks Inlander and homeby51. I am leaning on buying new engine at this point as Inlander did. Repower with a new 150 or 175 Suzuki. Trim/tilt and lower unit is working great, prop is fine, I...
08-04-2020, 05:08 AM
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Views: 1,262
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Dougfish, thank you.

Dougfish, thank you.
08-04-2020, 04:55 AM
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Views: 1,262
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Jmeyer94, thank you. I'll check for slight water...

Jmeyer94, thank you. I'll check for slight water seepage.
08-04-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,262
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Dougfish, thank you for sharing. Jeffro22, I'll...

Dougfish, thank you for sharing. Jeffro22, I'll look into Suzuki 140 engine holder. Is it related to the dreaded corrision plug? I had that plug welded and fixed about 2 years ago. I just checked...
08-04-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,262
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

789 hours when I did my last annual service with...

789 hours when I did my last annual service with new oil cooler, full synthetic oil change with filter replacement, replaced spark plugs, replaced low pressure fuel filter, replaced water/fuel...
08-03-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,262
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

2005 Suzuki 140 Milky Engine Oil

I noticed I had "milky" engine oil when I did my routine annual maintenance yesterday. It's a 2005 Suzuki 140, 4 stroke, 836 hours. I believe I need to replace the head gasket but any advice on...
07-22-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Thank you for replying. If you're only having...

Thank you for replying. If you're only having problems in neutral, that is a little different than my issue. I am really noticing side to side engine getting noisy and "shaking" when it's in gear at...
07-22-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,222
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Thank you. I have had to replace IAC valve in...

Thank you. I have had to replace IAC valve in the past. I'll try this as I'm due for my annual maintenance right now.
07-22-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,222
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Rbush57, did you resolve this problem? I am...

Rbush57, did you resolve this problem? I am having a very similar problem right now with my Suzuki 140, year 2005 engine.
07-21-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

My Suzuki DF140 2005 has 835 hours. I am having a...

My Suzuki DF140 2005 has 835 hours. I am having a similar problem that I just noticed on Sunday, July 19 for the first time. The shaking went away as soon as I got up on top but then returned when I...
01-05-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

All fixed!!! Boat ran great this afternoon. Thank...

All fixed!!! Boat ran great this afternoon. Thank you all for your instructions. This forum is awesome! One of the things that I did differently to begin with was detach the main tilt rod from the...
01-05-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Thank you!

Thank you!
01-05-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Thank you very much for your responses. Ill try...

Thank you very much for your responses. Ill try the methods described above this morning. Will report back.
01-04-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

I got the tilt rod cylinder up! Just let air out...

I got the tilt rod cylinder up! Just let air out of manual release valve. I may have opened reservoir cap too. Air was main problem. Now, I am in air bleed hell! I have been air bleeding the system...
01-03-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

The motor is running. It sounds like it normally...

The motor is running. It sounds like it normally did in the past but tilt rod doesn't move. After work today, I'll try putting more fluid in by holding in trim "up" button. I think it's air...
01-03-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Great feedback! Thank you. I'm excited about...

Great feedback! Thank you. I'm excited about purchasing this boat in the future.
01-02-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Lovin 4Gs

Im looking at the Tidewater 1910 Bay Max too. ...

Im looking at the Tidewater 1910 Bay Max too. Did you end up buying? Thanks.
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