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06-05-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By gw204

Anyone have a piece of white that's 12" x 12" x...

Anyone have a piece of white that's 12" x 12" x 1"...or large enough to get 4 6" square pieces?
05-05-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,075
Posted By gw204

Have a similar situation with my Robalo 2140 and...

Have a similar situation with my Robalo 2140 and a deteriorated piece of plastic trim. The transom is structurally sound so I pulled the engine to replace the trim and keep it that way. ...
03-04-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By gw204

It's the discharge for a fishbox macerator. The...

It's the discharge for a fishbox macerator. The pump has a 1" outlet and the corresponding thru hull is sized for 1-1/8" hose. It's a 90-degree fitting I had left over from a previous project that...
03-04-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By gw204

I actually need to do just the opposite. Have 1"...

I actually need to do just the opposite. Have 1" hose and need to connect to a 1-1/8' barbed thru hull. I am fairly certain that with a little heat and lube I could get the hose to slide on but I...
03-03-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By gw204

1" to 1-1/8" barbed hose adapter

Anyone know where I might be able to find a 1" to 1-1/8" barbed hose adapter?
12-10-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By gw204

Identify this foam core

I need to replace some of the foam core in the tank hatch of my Robalo 2140. Would like to put the same stuff in that came out, but I'm not familiar with foam. Can anyone tell me what this stuff is?...
12-10-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 38,266
Posted By gw204

What kind of foam core is that?

What kind of foam core is that?
11-20-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By gw204

I haven't installed them yet. Just looked them...

I haven't installed them yet. Just looked them over when they arrived. They look good...but didn't 100% match the description that's on his site (8.0 mm vs. the listed 8.5). The ones he sent me...
11-19-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By gw204

I just bought a set of wires for my 225 from Jay...

I just bought a set of wires for my 225 from Jay Smith Racing Engines. They came highly recommended by the guys over on screamandfly.com. $52 to my door.

Jay Smith Racing Engines...
10-18-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By gw204

Paint some gelcoat with wax over it.

Paint some gelcoat with wax over it.
08-29-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By gw204

3/8" thru hull needed

The '96 Robalo 2140 I just picked up has a pair of small 3/8" thru hulls to drain a storage area at the helm. Both of these thru hulls need to be replaced, but I can find them anywhere. Anyone have a...
07-17-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By gw204

1996 Robalo 2140 transom

I'm currently looking at a 1996 Robalo 2140 and noticed some damage on the plastic trim that covers the hull to liner joint at the engine cutout. The spot is right where the top of transom bracket on...
06-12-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,101
Posted By gw204

If there is any glass left on the bottom of that...

If there is any glass left on the bottom of that lip I would cut through the tabbing on the top and clean out the rotten stuff. Then you should be able to slide your new preglassed on the bottom...
05-31-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,919
Posted By gw204

Those rod boxes are glassed on from the outside...

Those rod boxes are glassed on from the outside before the cap installed. Yes, there is the appearance of a gap there but it's not open to the bilge (unless the glass work is bad).
05-06-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,856
Posted By gw204

This. I did the same on a smaller trailer with...

This. I did the same on a smaller trailer with 2x4s and threaded rod after blocking the frame rails. It worked perfectly!

...
05-02-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,460
Posted By gw204

One every outboard I've bought, two of the very...

One every outboard I've bought, two of the very first things I do are change the gear oil (use new washers) and replace the water pump. That way I know exactly what I have and I don't sit there and...
04-29-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By gw204

After rebates and dealer discounts 25K should put...

After rebates and dealer discounts 25K should put you pretty close to a new Nissan Frontier S crew cab 4x4.
10-09-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,527
Posted By gw204

I'm averaging about 22 in my '18 double cab v6...

I'm averaging about 22 in my '18 double cab v6 taco...but I don't push it that hard. 3.5 does make power but it's way up in the RPM band. Not sure what it's capable of so I can't really say if it's...
10-09-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,388
Posted By gw204

Did you verify that the old washer came off? ...

Did you verify that the old washer came off?

Also, make sure aren't over tightening the drain screw as that can cause leaks as well. I don't recall what the torque value is on those, but it can't...
08-14-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,566
Posted By gw204

I ended up using something like these: ...

I ended up using something like these:

https://www.lowes.com/pd/LASCO-PVC-Sch-80-Nipples/3381516

Just cut the threaded sections off each end and then chopped them into the length I needed. I...
07-19-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,132
Posted By gw204

I think I would have tried to find an identical...

I think I would have tried to find an identical boat to pull some molds off of.
03-01-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,310
Posted By gw204

I've been waiting for you to post this pic. ...

I've been waiting for you to post this pic. :thumbsup:
02-23-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By gw204

That looks to me like the engine cutout was too...

That looks to me like the engine cutout was too large and the aluminum trim barely covers it.

Your buddy is right. Pull the motor and trim. The repair will be more extensive than you think.
02-16-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,553
Posted By gw204

XJs are GREAT vehicles for new drivers. They run...

XJs are GREAT vehicles for new drivers. They run forever, visibility is excellent, they aren't hard on gas and repairs are generally inexpensive.

:thumbsup:
12-05-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,081
Posted By gw204

Not true....at least not at the Toyota dealer...

Not true....at least not at the Toyota dealer where I traded my leased Tacoma. They took it just like any other car.

It may just depend on the dealer. I got conflicting answers about how it...
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