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02-05-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,979
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: Atlantic City Boat Show

How do you get free tickets?
09-11-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,345
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: 1998 Ficht 150 Questions (Here we go!)

I had two of them, one went at 260 hours and the new powerhead went at 65 hours. One of the last ones sent out before they went belly up. After talking to the mechanic he told me the main problem is...
06-04-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,400
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: Zuke DF 250 high pitch squeel

I had the same problem on my df140's. The dealer told me to drop the lower units and grease the upper bushing that the main drive shaft runs through. That was it.
03-11-2008, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,486
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: Pee stream is trickling. What does this mean?

Mine was doing the same thing,it was a stuck thermostat
12-24-2007, 05:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,141
Posted By Maddcatter

RE: DF140 Making Oil

You guys nailed it, the thermostat was stuck wide open. I did change the oil while it making oil so I hope no damage has been done. Thanks
12-23-2007, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,141
Posted By Maddcatter

DF140 Making Oil

I have two 140's with over 600 hours on them. The starborad motor lately shows a high reading on the dip stick. The last time I took it out I had to drain it down to the proper level. I then put a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-03-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,379
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: best u/w metal detector?

Whites are the best. They last forever and outperform the others.
08-18-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,421
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: opinion on 1999 kevlacat 28 (25)

Spero did you get my e-mail. I can't tell if it went or not.
08-15-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,421
Posted By Maddcatter

RE: opinion on 1999 kevlacat 28 (25)

I bought one of the last Carter boats new (2400). It now has 600 hours on it in all kinds of conditions. Take it out to the canyons tuna fishing and everthing in between. With twin suzulis 140's I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-16-2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 218,583
Posted By Maddcatter

Forum: Dockside Chat
12-21-2006, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,460
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: Auto GPS Navigation systems??

Just bought a garmin C330. Went to the pocanos and was deverted because of an accident. Had no idea how to get back on track. The garmin re-routed me back to the way home. Fantastic unit. Paid $308.00
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-08-2006, 08:05 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,830
Posted By Maddcatter

RE: Name your Military Service

ARMY 101st Airboure 1975-1979
10-19-2006, 07:24 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 22,341
Posted By Maddcatter

RE: Kevlacat Hull Splits on Delivery

I have a Carter 2001 KC with suzukis 140's. I installed peratrims about two years ago. I never had any of the problems mentioned. It's much more responsive to trim and planes at a lower speed. It...
10-13-2006, 07:54 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,028
Posted By Maddcatter

RE: The story on FICHT

Bull, I bought a new 1997 150. It left me stranded 50 miles out when for no reason the computer took a s%it. Dealer replaced and then at 265hrs it seized. Dealer replaced with new powerhead right at...
09-19-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 22,341
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: Kevlacat Hull Splits on Delivery

I bought a 2400 in 2001. It was the last one from the Carter company before the new company took over. I've seen bettter in the fit in finish deptment but no cracks or hull issues at all. We take it...
11-21-2005, 06:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,259
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: I think I found a deal on a Ficht

I had a new 1997 150 and it blew at 265 hours. Right before OMC went belly up they sent me a new powerhead. That seized at 55 hours. I would NEVER own another ficht no matter what the price. I now...
10-27-2005, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,726
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: Center console Offshore Canyon question

I have a honda 2000. I strap in down on my hardtop. Doubt that you can run any decent spreader lights and electronics all night on batteries.
09-04-2005, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,025
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: How do you like your 140 Suzuki?

I have two,440 hours. Love them.
08-23-2005, 08:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,397
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: Kevlacats - more

I have a 2400. I just finished drilling out the sealed hulls. I added a drain plug on each side and then drilled through that with a 5/8" bit on three long bit extentions. I verified with Dave from...
07-18-2005, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: 98 ocean pro 150 w/FICHT

Don't buy it. I had a new 1997 150 ficht that blew up at 265 hours. OMC send me a new powerhead right before they went belly up. It had the upgrades installed. Sold the boat to my nephew with the new...
07-06-2005, 10:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 23,217
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: kevlacat issues

Slimaffi, I'd like to see that special drill too. If you get a line on it can you e-mail me. Also anyone has the demensions on a 2400 so I can install the drains. I'm a little nervous about drilling...
06-15-2005, 07:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 23,217
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: kevlacat issues

Donmoore, I have a 2400 kevlacat. It's one of the last ones form the prevoius owner. I think its a 2001 or 2000. I also worried about getting water in the sealed compartments. When you installed the...
04-10-2005, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Maddcatter

Re: does anyone have my furuno 600 knobs??

I lost one on my 582L. I just e-mailed furuno and they sent me one out free.
04-03-2005, 04:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,412
Posted By Maddcatter

RE: Mounting Honda generator on hard top.

I mounted my honda 2000 on my hard top with four 3/8" stains steel eye bolts. I use two stainless steel rachet type straps that really hold it good. We do overnighters using it without any problems....
02-07-2005, 08:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,708
Posted By Maddcatter

RE: 24 ft. cats

I have a 2000 2400 kevlacat with twin 140's. It was one of the last ones made before the new owners took over. No ploblems with the boat. It's a no frills boat that's built tough. We have taken it...
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