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03-26-2021, 05:42 AM
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Posted By Xterra3109

It could also be the VST. Check out this thread,...

It could also be the VST. Check out this thread, its a good summary of all the items to go through (VST, injectors, plugs, etc)
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08-26-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By Xterra3109

Wanted to provide an update & info leading to the...

Wanted to provide an update & info leading to the resolution of my issues - after installing the reconditioned injectors, new spark plugs, and thermostat, everything is running perfectly.

I...
07-14-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Xterra3109

Have you ever replaced the low pressure fuel pump...

Have you ever replaced the low pressure fuel pump on this engine? They go bad eventually. Even for a whole replacement pump, they are not expensive: <$200 for the OEM pump and only 2 bolts. At that...
06-18-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By Xterra3109

UPDATE: I took the boat out last weekend -...

UPDATE:

I took the boat out last weekend - some change in the performance issues I am seeing. Idle is rough (not stalling out but shaking) and I could not reach full RPM (4000 RPM max)

I...
06-09-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By Xterra3109

Thanks all for the tips. Of note - A few...

Thanks all for the tips.

Of note - A few years back the dealer cleaned gunk out of the VST but did not service the injectors. I am wondering if I have any residual sediment in the injectors and...
06-08-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By Xterra3109

Yamaha F115 sometimes dies shifting into forward or reverse

I have a question about an issue I have with my 2005 Yamaha F115 TLRD 4 stroke outboard.

Engine starts and idles normally, and reaches full RPM and performs as it should. However I have a...
04-06-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Xterra3109

One thing I noticed about this engine -- make...

One thing I noticed about this engine -- make sure that whenever you do carb work to be careful putting the intake plastic piece back on correctly. It is easy to mis-align it and the result will be...
08-12-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,438
Posted By Xterra3109

I buy them from Defender Marine. They are...

I buy them from Defender Marine. They are expensive no matter what, but Defender seems to have better prices. For a critical applications like this I only trust non-perforated stainless clamps like...
07-28-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By Xterra3109

When you changed the little fuel filter (the...

When you changed the little fuel filter (the engine mounted one) are you SURE there were 2 black gaskets when you reinstalled (the gasket on the filter itself, and the bigger gasket that seals the...
07-26-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Xterra3109

I know you said the primer bulb seems fine, but...

I know you said the primer bulb seems fine, but double check to make sure the engine mounted plastic fuel filter is not missing either of the 2 black o-rings (one on the actual filter, one that seals...
04-26-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By Xterra3109

Is the noise a squeal at idle + low RPMs? You...

Is the noise a squeal at idle + low RPMs? You implied that the noise started only after hitting the sandbar, so this may not be relevant.

But there is a known common issue with the 115 and the...
08-11-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,034
Posted By Xterra3109

Sold!

Sold!
08-05-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,034
Posted By Xterra3109

Bump

Bump
07-27-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,034
Posted By Xterra3109

1983 VIP Sea Squirt Honda 50 4 Stroke

1983 VIP Sea Squirt 15. This is a rare, awesome little center console.

2007 Honda 50 4-stroke outboard in excellent shape. I bought the Honda new and it has been maintained diligently. Very low...
04-27-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,257
Posted By Xterra3109

Chartplotter/Fishfinder for small center console

I am looking for a combination unit chartplotter/fishfinder for a smaller center console (<20 feet). I'd like to keep the budget in the $500 range and am somewhat flexible on features---I'm not a...
02-05-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,722
Posted By Xterra3109

What size sea squirt? My sea squirt 15 had a...

What size sea squirt? My sea squirt 15 had a similar problem. The transom had some delamination and cracking which I ended up re-glassing
01-12-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,241
Posted By Xterra3109

This is where I go for fiberglass repair info: ...

This is where I go for fiberglass repair info:

http://www.westsystem.com/ss/use-guides/
01-11-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,319
Posted By Xterra3109

Pearsons are great boats of strong heritage. That...

Pearsons are great boats of strong heritage. That said, boats from the 60s are old. I had a '66 Pearson triton (28 ft) and it was solid, but showed its age in 2014.

Worthy of "taking on" is a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-15-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,196
Posted By Xterra3109

Well now i'm really into it. ...

Well now i'm really into it.

http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af314/capedory27/IMG_0018_zps2pfaakib.jpg (http://s1019.photobucket.com/user/capedory27/media/IMG_0018_zps2pfaakib.jpg.html)
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Forum: Dockside Chat
12-15-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,196
Posted By Xterra3109

Thanks all. I watched the video and actually...

Thanks all. I watched the video and actually purchased a replacement cable from the same manufacturer to make a splice, but the one I bought is a smaller cable and when I got it open I found that the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-15-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,196
Posted By Xterra3109

Home electrical - Broke in-wall HDMI

Well now i've really done it.

House was built in the past year and in the living room there was an HDMI cable pre-wired inside the wall from above the fireplace (for the TV) to a box in the corner...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-28-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 1,382,977
Posted By Xterra3109

Holding my breath too -- listening to both the...

Holding my breath too -- listening to both the Chatham and Jacksonville feeds
Forum: Northeast
07-27-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,195
Posted By Xterra3109

Are you looking to go sightseeing? Or more active...

Are you looking to go sightseeing? Or more active activities like fishing or biking?

Gloucester is beautiful -- as you know it is a working fishing town, the Annisquam river is gorgeous by boat....
06-25-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,610
Posted By Xterra3109

I use bearing grease on the lug nuts. I was once...

I use bearing grease on the lug nuts. I was once told that anti-seize compounds have bits of metal in their formula, which can exacerbate galvanic corrosion in contact with salt-water. So I just use...
06-24-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,518
Posted By Xterra3109

I have a BF50 (2007) too. I've been through...

I have a BF50 (2007) too.

I've been through the same fuel contamination and can tell you, this motor needs clean fuel and clean carbs. Make absolutely certain the carbs are clean AND then sync...
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