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07-20-2020, 07:22 AM
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Posted By lciummo

Correct. In the auto position ots connect...

Correct. In the auto position ots connect directly to batter via its own circuit breaker. In the monentary pos, there likely is another breaker in the console panel.
07-20-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By lciummo

I mount my compass and vhf next to each other,...

I mount my compass and vhf next to each other, but I have to open uo the vhf and remove the speakers before installing. I run the audio to a small west marine speaker on the top of the console 2'...
07-20-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By lciummo

I looked at them recently. Check out...

I looked at them recently. Check out ttopboatshade.com. They offer custom fit based on the boat design. Expect 3x more for a custom made one. There are also a lot of badic design ones from Taylor,...
07-19-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By lciummo

I think those are all good choices. I bought a...

I think those are all good choices. I bought a 20' center console 17 years ago when my son was 4. A 20' is a great size boat for families, trailering and fishing trips.
At the time, the SUV we has...
07-19-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By lciummo

Parts for replacing VST on F115

I did it in 2012 and 2016, and now it looks like my VST is clogged again. Engine bogs down over 4500 RPM.

I normally get the filter and the tank gasket, and get a set of refub fuel injectors when...
07-19-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By lciummo

Google around for 68V-13906-01-00. Prices seem...

Google around for 68V-13906-01-00. Prices seem to vary. I'm not sure of the 13906 regular for motorcyles is the same part, but it's about $100 - less than 1/2 the Outboard one. Maybe the Outboard...
07-19-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 21,512
Posted By lciummo

The first 10 years I had my Yamaha F115, I had to...

The first 10 years I had my Yamaha F115, I had to replace the VST once every 5 years. Since then I've added a can of SeaFoam to the gas at thd beginning of the season, and I haven't had any bogging...
07-07-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 508
Posted By lciummo

So you're saying with the "neutral button"...

So you're saying with the "neutral button" engaged at the binnacle, the throttle is controlling the engine correctly?
I just took a Yamaha binnacle out to replace the cables, and ended up replacing...
07-07-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By lciummo

Clean up 5200 and epoxy from non-skid

I bought a T-top kit and installed in this weekend. I anchored the "feet" down with fast-cure 5200 and epoxy for the deck crews. I got a lot of drips of epoxy all around that have hardened as well as...
06-30-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By lciummo

" water soluble pulling lube" - Does CVS Sell...

" water soluble pulling lube" - Does CVS Sell that?.
06-30-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By lciummo

I just saw the "shop vac" technique on Youtube...

I just saw the "shop vac" technique on Youtube last night. Dodn't know it was with dental floss. Thanks.
06-29-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By lciummo

Wiring in a new T-Top

I'm adding a t-top to a center console and eventually want to move the antenna, nav might, and maybe some deck lights up there. After I get in it, should I drill some holes and leave pull strings up...
06-29-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By lciummo

Sorry, no. Atlantic Towers said most mfgs put...

Sorry, no. Atlantic Towers said most mfgs put play or extra core material there. They sort of seemed offended I mentioned the backing plate.
06-25-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By lciummo

I was considering that and I almost NEVER pay for...

I was considering that and I almost NEVER pay for any service. Put running a polisher for a couple of days doesn't seem like fun.
06-25-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By lciummo

Sounds like the VST filter is clogged over and...

Sounds like the VST filter is clogged over and isn't letting fuel in. Takes some effort to change the VST - Takes me 4+ hours.

Dump a full can of SeaFoam into the tank and take it out for a...
06-25-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By lciummo

I go through this every few years. The wiring is...

I go through this every few years. The wiring is usually a bit complex as the the switch can turn on the pump OR the console switch can turn on the pump, so part of it is wired directly to the...
06-25-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By lciummo

I pinged then and she said the glue and screw...

I pinged then and she said the glue and screw method is used in 85% of installs, including AT towers on Whalers, and ProLine.

She said a 20' th as that sells ffg or $90k uses their t-top.
06-25-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By lciummo

Not sure I follow this. You made the 1" hole then...

Not sure I follow this. You made the 1" hole then put this plate with the nuts through the 1" hole and lined it up with the holes for the though bolts? How did you hold it in place after the tower...
06-24-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By lciummo

Does this require lots of pads for the polisher? ...

Does this require lots of pads for the polisher? Every time I try using the thing the pads are "gummed up" after a few minutes.
06-24-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By lciummo

I had mine done by a place in NJ. They offered a...

I had mine done by a place in NJ. They offered a "swap" service - you get the rebuilt ones first and put them in and send the old ones back.

I've also had them done by injector services locally -...
06-24-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By lciummo

I just took out a throttle control (binnacle) to...

I just took out a throttle control (binnacle) to replace the cables on mine - it's a manual type. If you can remove it and take it apart, they do sell individual parts for what's inside.
There...
06-24-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By lciummo

Also forgot to mention if you're going to add the...

Also forgot to mention if you're going to add the NMEA network, get a fuel flow sender - you'll be able to measure instant fuel flow on the Garmin.
$75 +/-.
06-24-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By lciummo

The first takes the data from your engine...

The first takes the data from your engine computer (I think it has to be newer than 2003) and puts it onto an NMEA2000 bus that your Garmin (with the network stuff installed) should be able to pick...
06-24-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By lciummo

Does a TTOP always needed to be bolted to a backing plated?

I ordered a TTOP kit from Atlantic Towers in NJ. I live near Boston and got prices in the $5000 range for a custom one (from the places that responded).
The Atlantic Tower model suggest bolting it...
06-24-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,141
Posted By lciummo

Thanks. I ordered one from AT a day ago. 15% off....

Thanks. I ordered one from AT a day ago. 15% off. I got the "Radius" - the basic one with the straight legs didn't look to good. The lady mentioned "Fishmaster" is a knockoff of one of their towers...
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