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10-01-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,231
Posted By jhackl

As mentioned above, get a Stoltz roller. The one...

As mentioned above, get a Stoltz roller. The one you have is not solid and compresses under the pressure, the Stoltz rollers are solid polyurethane and will not do this.
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09-30-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,260
Posted By jhackl

Ford F-150 has what it calls "Hill Start Assist"....

Ford F-150 has what it calls "Hill Start Assist". You probably just hadn't developed enough torque to move forward by the time the Hill Start Assist released the brakes. My Ram 1500 has the option to...
09-25-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By jhackl

Extra bracing should help but you should also use...

Extra bracing should help but you should also use something other than the bow eye that you are pulling on for a reference point when you measure. You may be bending the post backward when you...
09-25-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By jhackl

The switch with the blue/white and purple/white...

The switch with the blue/white and purple/white is the trailer switch. The trim limit switch only allows the drives to raise to 14 degrees while under power so you don't over stress the universal...
09-24-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,039
Posted By jhackl

I don't know if it's true in all states but I...

I don't know if it's true in all states but I believe the dealer should have collected sales tax and registration fees, and processed the registration for the buyer. Exactly who's name is on this...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-16-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 902
Posted By jhackl

Keep in mind that anything over 50cc or capable...

Keep in mind that anything over 50cc or capable of exceeding 30mph on level ground needs to be titled as a motorcycle and you need a driver's license with a motorcycle endorsement to operate it.
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09-04-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By jhackl

That's about how mine is at the start of each...

That's about how mine is at the start of each season after being stored for the winter and I am able to get it snapped. After sitting snapped for about a week it loosens up. The enclosure is vinyl or...
09-04-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By jhackl

That's about normal if it hasn't been snapped in...

That's about normal if it hasn't been snapped in a while. Over time it will stretch that far once you get it snapped. Try when it is warm and sunny. Soak the canvas with water for about 20 to 30...
09-04-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By jhackl

How far is too far from the windshield to snap?...

How far is too far from the windshield to snap? The canvas will shrink slightly if not used for a while. Once you get them snapped and leave it for a while it will stretch. You want it to be tight.
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08-28-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By jhackl

It will probably stay at the marked level till...

It will probably stay at the marked level till you run it again. The air will not all burp out without the cycle of heating and cooling caused by running it (causing the air to expand and contract)....
08-28-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By jhackl

On Mercruiser drives with a reservoir you should...

On Mercruiser drives with a reservoir you should pump from the bottom until it comes out the vent as you did. Then after inserting and tightening the vent screw you should keep pumping until you have...
08-13-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By jhackl

Neither the flip down style or the ratchet strap...

Neither the flip down style or the ratchet strap should loosen up on it's own. Is it possible your transom straps pull slightly forward and your boat is moving forward on the trailer as you drive...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-23-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,262
Posted By jhackl

It could be could've or should've.

It could be could've or should've.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-16-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,174
Posted By jhackl

I have done both and enjoyed both. One...

I have done both and enjoyed both. One observation is that the weather will cause you to change or scrap your boating plans much more than it will camping. You need good weather for both your trip...
07-16-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,459
Posted By jhackl

With your current configuration the winch strap...

With your current configuration the winch strap running below the roller to the bow eye prevents the boat from riding up over the roller in the event you get into a rear end collision. If you replace...
07-16-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,178
Posted By jhackl

Level the frame so the distance from the ground...

Level the frame so the distance from the ground to the bottom of the frame rail is the same at the front and rear of the trailer. The equalizer and shackles should be bolted with lock-nuts,...
07-15-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,178
Posted By jhackl

Maybe I'm missing something but that is what the...

Maybe I'm missing something but that is what the equalizers are supposed to do. They are supposed to pivot to equally distribute the weight between the two axles as the trailer rolls over uneven...
07-13-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By jhackl

It's a type 3 switchable circuit breaker. Del...

It's a type 3 switchable circuit breaker. Del City has one by Eaton Eaton for $27.71
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07-10-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,799
Posted By jhackl

If the eye they used is indeed designed as a...

If the eye they used is indeed designed as a lifting eye the screws you see are probably just to hold the deck plate in place, it should have a connecting rod also attached to the underside of it....
07-07-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By jhackl

I'm not seeing anything in your picture to...

I'm not seeing anything in your picture to indicate the bearings are bad. Why do you think the bearings are damaged? It looks like one tire blew and took out the other one. I had a blown tire embed...
07-02-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,630
Posted By jhackl

Replace your equalizers with curved ones, that...

Replace your equalizers with curved ones, that will gain you a couple of inches, which would be about 1 inch in the center at the hub, but with new springs that may be enough.

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06-29-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 234
Posted By jhackl

Did you separate the halves of the drive when...

Did you separate the halves of the drive when working on it? If so, is it possible you forgot or misaligned the water pump supply tube?
05-26-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By jhackl

The shift interrupt switch may have caused the...

The shift interrupt switch may have caused the problem getting it out of forward gear but it should not prevent it from shifting into gear. I think it possibly broke something in the shift control...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-15-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,378
Posted By jhackl

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05-14-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By jhackl

Does your all-round white light have a single...

Does your all-round white light have a single bulb or is it a 2 bulb configuration where both bulbs are on for anchor and only the front half of the all-round light and a white stern light are on for...
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