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04-08-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,722
Posted By highland61

Spraying a lubricant on the bendix/bendix shaft...

Spraying a lubricant on the bendix/bendix shaft will shorten the life of the starter...take the bendix off and use the appropriate lubricant to prevent damage to the starter.
04-04-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,781
Posted By highland61

I've had the hose pop off inside the cowling when...

I've had the hose pop off inside the cowling when using the flushing port...even at less than 40 psi.

Suggest the muffs.

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01-10-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 80,874
Posted By highland61

For the performance crowd....Donzi 16 ...

For the performance crowd....Donzi 16

http://www.donzimarine.com/

and the traditional crowd (though not so small)

http://www.vandamboats.com/

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01-07-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,480
Posted By highland61

BRP and Yamaha both sell DVD packages that cover...

BRP and Yamaha both sell DVD packages that cover the basics of outboards, rigging, and props; both have sections dedicated to their brands though.
There are a few books available that do a very good...
12-27-2010, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By highland61

there are a few updates available for 250's....

there are a few updates available for 250's. however they may not apply to your outboard.

check with your local dealer...software version, revision number, emm housing p/n, and model suffix is...
12-23-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By highland61

Inboards...Check with the manufacturer of your...

Inboards...Check with the manufacturer of your marine gears...year and make is important.

most, not all marine gears use the input shaft to drive the lube oil pump for the marine...
12-20-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 26,374
Posted By highland61

Medicine man; I have this for...

Medicine man;

I have this for sale...http://norfolk.craigslist.org/boa/2084377401.html

I should have it sold on Christmas eve, but if the buyer doesn't come through I could deliver the boat...
12-13-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,094
Posted By highland61

She drafts about 12" ... the lower unit hangs...

She drafts about 12" ... the lower unit hangs about 12 - 16" more.

probably not suited for your application.
12-13-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,094
Posted By highland61

Here is a great inshore boat, maybe a little more...

Here is a great inshore boat, maybe a little more than what your interested in paying..

http://norfolk.craigslist.org/boa/2084377401.html

great draft and fuel economy.
11-18-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,145
Posted By highland61

I have an 08 F350 V10; maintenance is a relief...

I have an 08 F350 V10; maintenance is a relief compared to my former diesel. I have a 4:10 rear and while it does a great job, I sort of wish I had a 4:30.
You'll read stuff about plugs blowing out...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-19-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By highland61

Thanks all, sorry for the delay. FT work and FT...

Thanks all, sorry for the delay. FT work and FT college keeps me pretty busy.

itwonder, thanks for the detailed information, exactly what I was looking for.

Capt Todd, I'll give you a call...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-12-2009, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By highland61

Suggestions for new Heat Pump

I need a new heat pump (1.5 - 2T) for the downstairs and live in SE Virginia. I've had two vendors from Lennox out and the qoute for the same system was 3K difference. Recieved a quote from a third...
10-15-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By highland61

Re: Determining breaker size

10 gau = 25 or 30 amp

the theory is to protect the conductor, not the component. you can downsize the conductor and save a few pennies.



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08-25-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,488
Posted By highland61

Re: STABIL FOR ETHANOL ?

try this link out for some info....been looking into E-10 treatments for preventative maintenance myself.

http://www.fuel-testers.com/marine_additive_gas_treatment.html


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08-17-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,900
Posted By highland61

Re: Stuffing Box Temperature

your correct your stuffing box shouldn't get so hot you can't touch it. best way to monitor temp is with a hand held temp gun. (you can use it for brakes, hvac, exhaust...)

or

you could...
08-17-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,422
Posted By highland61

RE: Yamaha 4 Stroke vs Evinrude E-Tec

The high tech computer system you are referring to is a diagnostic program and an interface cable that is connected to almost any pc or pda. If they are selling you an Etec, i'd bet they already...
08-11-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,466
Posted By highland61

Re: NECK-ED CHICKS!

http://www.bayliner.com/catalog2008/
08-10-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,520
Posted By highland61

08-10-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,582
Posted By highland61

Re: Maycraft Boats

the 140 seems on the heavy side.......I'd definately consider a two stroke if I had a do over. Check the weight on the 115 4S, I think it may even be a couple pounds heavier than the 140. I'm...
08-05-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,220
Posted By highland61

Forum: Dockside Chat
07-30-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,507
Posted By highland61

Re: Bad Joke Thread

When Chuck Norris does long division ...there are NO REMAINDERS!

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07-26-2008, 10:17 AM
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-04-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,982
Posted By highland61

Re: Dear NOAA,

defending a government agency, NOAA, as a byproduct of farm subsidies, who'd a thunk?


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Forum: Dockside Chat
07-03-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,935
Posted By highland61

Re: handgun choices

one way ticket to europe or the middle east......via American Airlines.

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Forum: Dockside Chat
07-03-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,982
Posted By highland61

Re: Dear NOAA,

I can't believe they haven't created a computer program that calculates sea states with satelite imagery and live bouy data.

they have programs that can determine the probability of a paintings...
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