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11-12-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By alex88

Before I switched to a LFS4 4 blade prop it was...

Before I switched to a LFS4 4 blade prop it was just noticeable but after the switch the torque increased a lot. The power assist was definitely more for me than for the auto pilot. But same with me,...
11-12-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By alex88

I Have the exact same problem with my NAC-2, hard...

I Have the exact same problem with my NAC-2, hard to turn left and autopilot tracks off. There is a thread where someone replied that power assist solved his problem. I just installed it and used the...
11-06-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 40,977
Posted By alex88

insulate them and donít half ass it, as much...

insulate them and donít half ass it, as much insulation as you can 1.5Ē should be good. and insulate the lid as well. I have uninsulated fish boxes in deck on my Robalo and they flat out suck. Packed...
11-02-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,418
Posted By alex88

Progressive here, $70k agreed value on a 2003...

Progressive here, $70k agreed value on a 2003 Robalo. No survey or pics needed. $1200 a year
10-30-2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By alex88

The dock to dock and repair facility verbiage in...

The dock to dock and repair facility verbiage in the contract is for moored boats not trailered.

Gold pays 50% of trailer assist

unlimited gold with the extra $14 for trailer assist covers...
10-28-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By alex88

I have the exact same issue. Suzuki 250ap with a...

I have the exact same issue. Suzuki 250ap with a 4 blade prop. Hard to turn left, auto pilot tracks off course to the right. I have just installed power assist steering and will report back on if my...
10-27-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By alex88

Yes, closed cooling is far better but far more...

Yes, closed cooling is far better but far more expensive. Along the the same reason dealers sale boats with minimum required power. Lower price moves units.

also, winterization isnít to prevent...
10-22-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By alex88

Two units. And make sure you plug one transducer...

Two units. And make sure you plug one transducer into each unit. If both plugged in to one unit, it splits the pings between xducers. Plugged into each unit they will each ping at full speed
10-10-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By alex88

I had my start battery drop a cell and had a...

I had my start battery drop a cell and had a communication error. As it was explained to me there is a capacitor in the ECM or BCM that stores the memory. When you connect it to a completely dead...
09-28-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By alex88

got mine done this year through amazon after a...

got mine done this year through amazon after a transom replacement. Just have to attach a pic of registration verifying HIN and they make one for you.
09-23-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By alex88

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here you go....
09-22-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 982
Posted By alex88

My last boat was a 20 Striper, 1800lb dry weight,...

My last boat was a 20 Striper, 1800lb dry weight, 18 degree dead rise. I repowered with a 115. Topped out low 30ís heavy offshore trips with lots of ice, gear and 3 guys I really wished for a 150,...
09-22-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,370
Posted By alex88

none of the stuff you mentioned has anything to...

none of the stuff you mentioned has anything to do with a Yamaha running off a Lion battery. A start battery for the Yamaha can be a AGM and put your Lion batteries to work on the house load and...
09-22-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,513
Posted By alex88

it has a max output of 1KW, transducer dependent...

it has a max output of 1KW, transducer dependent it will drive a B175 at 1000w
09-22-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 901
Posted By alex88

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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Drill and tap the back of the panel, screw...
09-21-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By alex88

Only way to stop it is complete isolation. Teflon...

Only way to stop it is complete isolation. Teflon or mylar sheet between them and isolate the screws as well with tef gel. Still may not stop it entirely but will slow it down a lot. Other option is...
09-19-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By alex88

I have a 250hp outboard and it doesnít walk to...

I have a 250hp outboard and it doesnít walk to either side and the 3 last boats before didnít either. You are getting bleed by of some sort. I bet you have a bad seal in the helm or ram
09-19-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By alex88

Google Allen drive studs. Those are what mount my...

Google Allen drive studs. Those are what mount my acrylic dash. They drilled and tapped the acrylic from the back side in the corners.
09-15-2020, 02:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By alex88

The smart tabs really only help getting out of...

The smart tabs really only help getting out of the hole, once on plane the water pressure pushes them up and out of the way so the lift goes away. So yes they do work better than the smart tabs, also...
09-13-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,934
Posted By alex88

What?!?!? He put it in reverse after he got the...

What?!?!? He put it in reverse after he got the over heat to clear the grass from the water intakes, we do it all the time on the west coast with all the kelp out here.
09-09-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By alex88

Thanks guys, I have the boat stored at a friends...

Thanks guys, I have the boat stored at a friends house, will check it out when I take it out again. Iíve only had factory Yamaha, Suzuki and PowerTech props before and they were never as sharp as the...
09-09-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By alex88

Merc Rev 4 question

So I bought a used rev 4 on eBay, Iíve never bought a Merc prop before so I was hoping someone can tell me if the trailing edge of this prop is sharp like it cut me sharp or are they bugged smooth...
09-01-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,879
Posted By alex88

99% sure the glass is fine, glass can flex a lot...

99% sure the glass is fine, glass can flex a lot and not get hurt, gelcoat not so much itís really brittle and why itís cracking.

if Iím understanding you right, you want to tear into and replace...
09-01-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,696
Posted By alex88

no, he means the standard rotation and counter...

no, he means the standard rotation and counter rotation props mounted to turn inboard twards the center or swapping them around to turn outboard. It can have a dramatic affect on how a boat handles...
08-26-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,062
Posted By alex88

They have brand new Yamaha F150ís for 7k too!!!...

They have brand new Yamaha F150ís for 7k too!!! Sign me up it must be legit, oh shit! The F250ís are $7k too shit Iíll just get two of em, sell one at twice the price here and get my engine for free...
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