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04-29-2019, 05:37 AM
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Posted By stephenson

OK - so a year is pretty normal?

OK - so a year is pretty normal?
04-28-2019, 08:22 PM
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Posted By stephenson

Weather resistant ball bungee?

Hi All,

Anyone had particularly good luck with ball bungees surviving severe weather - sun, rain ...exposure?

The ones on my new boat that hold the life jacket mesh bag under the t top made it...
04-27-2019, 03:34 PM
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Posted By stephenson

Trailer Spare Tire Cover Recommendation?

Searched - nothing specific on THT - LOTS of options.

Anyone have particular success with a brand or supplier?

Thanks.
04-25-2019, 07:18 AM
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Posted By stephenson

Related, but not exactly on topic - I did...

Related, but not exactly on topic -

I did the 20 hr old change on my 2018 250 Yamaha - filled back up, checking couple times as I went, most in then run motor for a minute of so, then let sit for...
04-22-2019, 07:34 PM
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Posted By stephenson

Alloyboy - sorry - 2018 mechanical 250 ...

Alloyboy - sorry - 2018 mechanical 250

mleads - I’m at the second hole - normal position for 250/300 on the Key West 239 FS series.
04-22-2019, 05:08 PM
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Posted By stephenson

Yamaha 250 Throttle Position

Hi All,

Quick question re position of the throttle arm at full throttle ...photos show full throw as applied by the throttle, and the bit further that I can turn the throttle by hand.

The marks...
04-13-2019, 07:24 PM
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Posted By stephenson

Dave, Would be great to communicate with a...

Dave,

Would be great to communicate with a 239 owners who have moved to third hole ... I just looked at literally a hundred 250s mounted at the 2nd hole - not one anywhere else.
04-13-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 956
Posted By stephenson

Ya - whoops ... sorry - locked into the distance...

Ya - whoops ... sorry - locked into the distance ...

So, if moved to third hole would be higher? OTOH - this is a 200, so length is different, I suppose.
04-13-2019, 07:58 AM
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Views: 956
Posted By stephenson

Some more tidbits: Here's a performance...

Some more tidbits:

Here's a performance bulletin on 219 with 200 showing vent plate 1 1/2" above bottom - http://www.capeharbormarine.com/inventory_performance/KWB_219FS_F200XB_2013-11-06_OCC.pdf...
04-13-2019, 07:09 AM
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Views: 956
Posted By stephenson

Omar - Thanks for link - pretty sure it does -...

Omar - Thanks for link - pretty sure it does - but, great video so will double check next time out.

sclancy - availability may have changed since last season, but you get what I’m driving at ......
04-13-2019, 05:45 AM
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Views: 956
Posted By stephenson

Yep - can see how it might sound mixed up. ...

Yep - can see how it might sound mixed up.

But, no other owners have reported moving the motor. A small number have reported swapping props and getting rpm up to reasonable place - a small...
04-12-2019, 08:16 PM
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Posted By stephenson

Omar - boat is brand new, and they build hundreds...

Omar - boat is brand new, and they build hundreds a year and put the 250 and 300 Yamahas in this same spot ... figure several thousand 239 FS out there now with the motor mounted in the same place.
...
04-12-2019, 04:05 PM
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Posted By stephenson

And, I would think perhaps it is my prop, except...

And, I would think perhaps it is my prop, except almost every 239 FS with a 250 Yamaha experiences same rpm issue.

Some have postulated the lack of 17 and 18” props may have contributed - perhaps...
04-12-2019, 04:00 PM
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Views: 956
Posted By stephenson

The boat is a 239 not a 219 ...motor is same...

The boat is a 239 not a 219 ...motor is same height all 239 Yamahas 250 and 300s are mounted.

My dealer is in another state - reportedly only recently were 17” SWS even available (part of the...
04-12-2019, 01:20 PM
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Views: 956
Posted By stephenson

I am in the second hole the from the top - this...

I am in the second hole the from the top - this is same place as all other KW 239 FS owners - factory position.

My experience in RPM and speed is the same as almost all other KW 239 FS owners with...
04-12-2019, 11:51 AM
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Views: 6,142
Posted By stephenson

Sheesh - every time I hear of the need to be...

Sheesh - every time I hear of the need to be close to 6000 rpm, I read back on some responses Ive received re my 2018 Yamaha 250 on a KW 239 (19" Yamaha SWS prop) running flat out for extended...
04-12-2019, 08:56 AM
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Posted By stephenson

Still looking for others with same boat/motor...

Still looking for others with same boat/motor combo ...

Out yesterday - 5200-5300 RPM and 48 mph - way trimmed - just prior to obvious cavitation ... bit of headwind. 3/4 tank, two people, no...
04-12-2019, 08:50 AM
03-23-2019, 08:58 AM
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Posted By stephenson

SWF, Wouldn’t the dart fitting be squirting...

SWF,

Wouldn’t the dart fitting be squirting water and be obvious?
03-23-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,437
Posted By stephenson

Was it pumping fine prior to the impeller...

Was it pumping fine prior to the impeller replacement?

If so, then would seem like impeller is the problem, or installation, or something has lodged northward ...
03-23-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,437
Posted By stephenson

Has the motor always pumped on muffs? If so,...

Has the motor always pumped on muffs? If so, pretty much has to be a blockage?

Many motors apparently can’t get enough water from the muff ports to prime and get flowing ...
03-21-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,880
Posted By stephenson

OK - good discussion item :-) I'll make sure...

OK - good discussion item :-)

I'll make sure completely submerged next time.
03-21-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,398
Posted By stephenson

CJH, I can't recall the fuse sizes right now...

CJH,

I can't recall the fuse sizes right now ... I'm pretty sure I just used the exact size Garmin called for on the 840s.
03-18-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,880
Posted By stephenson

If it is peeing, doesn’t this mean water is fully...

If it is peeing, doesn’t this mean water is fully flowing and impeller is surrounded by water?

With both the upper and lower water pickups water should be everywhere?

To repeat. The motor...
03-18-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,515
Posted By stephenson

After rereading this thread, I’m gonna have to...

After rereading this thread, I’m gonna have to stick with “marketing.”

If this were a car, everyone would think it silly to argue over 2 hp difference in two 250 hp engines and 10 pound feet of...
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