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03-09-2007, 06:39 PM
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Posted By bpink

Any vintage Formula experts out there?

I have a '79 233F that had been updated down in the Ft Lauderdale area in 2000-2001. Among other updates is a new, aftermarket console.
The rig is now showing some signs of deck deterioration and...
Forum: Northeast
09-03-2006, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By bpink

Re: Shark fishing Cape Cod Bay

Green Harbor or Scituate Harbor. Green has more parking, better ramp. Small day fee and day-long security. I've not tried sharking at the (now missing) H, usually go further East. Will be...
06-11-2006, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 787
Posted By bpink

Organizing outrigger halyards

One of the winter projects was to re-rig the outriggers for double halyards (towing the bars from the outer position was just too much for them!) So, no problem. I have all the hardware assembled but...
04-17-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By bpink

Re: tabs on a 79 formula

Tom,
Thanks for the detail. It looks like the upper actuator mounting point was way too high. Hate to drill more holes in the transom so I'll try to block the foot of the piston. If I have...
04-16-2006, 08:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 513
Posted By bpink

tabs on a 79 formula

TM
I purchased a 79 formula center console that had been refit with a bracket and 225 yamaha. Also installed were 12 x 12 lenco tabs. My concern is that the stoke on the pistons at max extension...
04-16-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By bpink

tabs on a 79 formula

TM
I purchased a 79 formula center console that had been refit with a bracket and 225 yamaha. Also installed were 12 x 12 lenco tabs. My concern is that the stoke on the pistons at max extension...
04-26-2005, 06:17 PM
04-25-2005, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 655
Posted By bpink

Macerators and Icey-Tek coolers...?

I need to add a macerator to my livewell drain. Any brands/models that have worked well? Same for ones to stay away from?

Just curious as to what owners feel about their Icey-Teks. I assume...
Forum: Northeast
04-07-2005, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By bpink

RE: Overnight trip suggestions?

Assuming that this will be a mid-late summer trek you should also be considerate of the predictable southwesterly winds that blow in the mid-late afternoons. If making one of the longer runs (Block,...
03-12-2005, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,230
Posted By bpink

RE: Deep Dropping

Most dangerous part of melting lead is the possablility of moisture (water) getting into the lead pot. Any old time plumber can tell you a horror story about a pot of molten lead exploding because...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By bpink

RE: Wanted to Buy--ACR EPIRB!!!

I gave WM the chance to price match some electronics a couple of years ago. They stepped up to the plate and gave me the chance to work with a local (albeit a branch of a national chain) source for...
08-21-2004, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 919
Posted By bpink

managing outrigger halyards

I have a set of telescoping outriggers that I store in a deck locker when trailering. Currently I have them rigged for single clips but would like to set them up for doubles but can see that storing...
08-12-2004, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,124
Posted By bpink

RE: OX66 oil injection adjustments

Andy,
yes, looks like its a 3-4mm off the stopper. I'll look at the other side to see how the throttle linkage is set up. As far as JK is concerned I thought it might be a nice clean transaction...
08-11-2004, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,124
Posted By bpink

OX66 oil injection adjustments

Andy,
I've yet to quantify the engine's oil consumption but it's showing evidence of over-oiling (smokey at idle, plugs fouling early). When I refer to my service manual, it describes the correct...
08-04-2004, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,224
Posted By bpink

RE: Transducer placement

Billy,
Are there any 'gain' adjustments on the base unit? You might need to set the new display unit to your old settings...?
07-31-2004, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By bpink

RE: SX 225TXRZ Water Pump

Thanks Andy
i started with replacing the 'stats and checking the pumping quality with the 'stat heads off. The water pumped nice and strong so I figured the overheat must have been due to a...
07-30-2004, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By bpink

SX 225TXRZ Water Pump

Andy,
Any special 'insights' that you'd suggest when replacing the water pump on this engine? My first time dropping the lower unit on this one....
I already have the 61A-W0078-A3-00 water punp...
06-01-2004, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By bpink

NMEA input feature for speed on Yam FMS

Sim,
What year did the Yamaha Fuel Managment System gauge include the NMEA input option for speed? Mines a 2001 and I don't see any reference to that in the on-line manual...

Thanks
06-01-2004, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,348
Posted By bpink

RE: Bertram Center Console

Interview a couple of marine surveyors and let them know what your specific areas of concern are. I'd suggest putting eyes on the boat in person first if you have a true interest.
I purchased a...
05-31-2004, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,208
Posted By bpink

Roth-Built 16' Power question?

A neighbor just picked up a brand new RB 16 with no power. Factory specs say 50hp max. Seems like that might be a bit low. any experience with power packages that work well on this hull?

Thanx
05-23-2004, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,008
Posted By bpink

RE: Info on BlackFin 25 Needed.

I'd agree about the basic responsability of the seller to allow you to seatrial. For more intimate info about Blackfins, try posting on http://groups.msn.com/BlackfinBoatersGroup/home.htm
05-01-2004, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By bpink

RE: proper use of tabs vs engine trim???

Thanks Tom,
That seems to support what i was experiencing today although all my running was in anything from 1-3'. Should I see an increase in engine rpm as the thrust vector lines up with the hull...
05-01-2004, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By bpink

proper use of tabs vs engine trim???

First time trim tab user. 23', '79 formula CC with a 225hp OX66 on a Stainless Marine bracket. I've only been able to run the boat twice this season and am trying to find the sweet spot...
04-27-2004, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By bpink

RE: Horizontal Flyrod Storage

Just had to deal with the same issue on my boat. The typical 'comma' style starboard holders were going in protrude into the space between the console and the gunwale too much for my liking so...
I...
04-20-2004, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By bpink

RE: Custom Polyprolene Projects

I've found Starboard (and Seaboard) to be very easy to work with using basic woodworking tools. If you have a table saw and router you could fabricate one pretty easily. Check your phone book for...
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