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06-23-2018, 11:58 AM
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Posted By keywest49

2001 Z150, doing water pump maint

Forget this post. I had a brain fart and did not remember that the shims go in after the impeller. The good news is that I still remember how to get home from the store.

I'm replacing the water...
07-12-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 42,613
Posted By keywest49

Is not worth the risk. Consider the Yami cost...

Is not worth the risk. Consider the Yami cost cheap HPDI insurance.
04-30-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By keywest49

You certainly put a lot of work and love into the...

You certainly put a lot of work and love into the boat, congrats on that. I too had a lot of good times in her. I did several trips Mia to Key West, camping out at Marquesas with my fishing...
04-29-2017, 08:22 PM
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Views: 897
Posted By keywest49

I had a 1983 or 1984 248 Sportsman. I sold it in...

I had a 1983 or 1984 248 Sportsman. I sold it in 1988 when I moved from Miami. Here are my comments.

The boat handled like crap in a following sea. It had a single Merc200, I added another 200...
04-14-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By keywest49

Any stainless one will be a good choice.

Any stainless one will be a good choice.
04-14-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By keywest49

look at Carvers boat covers. I got one for my...

look at Carvers boat covers. I got one for my 1995 Actioncraft and if fit like a glove.
04-14-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By keywest49

Get a good grade stainless swivel. The cheap...

Get a good grade stainless swivel. The cheap ones made will not do much.
04-11-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By keywest49

You may have something else going on. It seems...

You may have something else going on. It seems unlikely that the idle adj screw is moving. Each of the butterflies have adjustment screws and possibly one of those is out of specs. The process...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-01-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,314
Posted By keywest49

You can fool me once, but not a f@!kg chance...

You can fool me once, but not a f@!kg chance again!
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-01-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,314
Posted By keywest49

Thanks,

Thanks,
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-01-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,314
Posted By keywest49

Listen guys, your comments and support is really...

Listen guys, your comments and support is really appreciated. She got me removed from the house by filing a false claim of domestic violence, and I had to agree to give her exclusive use and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-31-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,314
Posted By keywest49

Divorces Suck when you must sell

Well THT members, had to sell my 2006 Proline Super Sport today. Frikin wife was the person who convinced me we need a bigger boat than a flats boat. Bought it for her in 2014. While in marriage...
03-31-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,407
Posted By keywest49

I had the same leak. took it in and had it fixed.

I had the same leak. took it in and had it fixed.
03-26-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,359
Posted By keywest49

Autopilot's pricing is just like cars, know your...

Autopilot's pricing is just like cars, know your needs then shop for the best value. I used the S1000 autopilot on my 26 ft World Cat controlling twin DF200s. It did the job to get me from A to B. ...
03-26-2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By keywest49

Be thinking of the cause. I run a Z150 and it to...

Be thinking of the cause. I run a Z150 and it to was fouling plugs around 25 hrs. found leaking low pressure pumps, and also cleaned the O2 sensor from the carbon buildup. No more fouling using...
03-24-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,340
Posted By keywest49

Carver covers.

Carver covers.
03-24-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By keywest49

To remove old hoses, heat them up with a hair...

To remove old hoses, heat them up with a hair drier.
02-16-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,848
Posted By keywest49

If you use self-tapping screws, make sure the...

If you use self-tapping screws, make sure the hole is the proper size for the screw. Google it if necessary.
02-16-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By keywest49

Typically the leak is due to worn ram end cap...

Typically the leak is due to worn ram end cap seals. either the 2 tilt rams (smaller of the two) or the larger tilt ram. The two trim rams are easy to replace; the larger tilt is not since Yami does...
02-13-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By keywest49

x2, my Z150 had rough idle, I cleaned the clogged...

x2, my Z150 had rough idle, I cleaned the clogged O2 sensor and it idled better.
02-10-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By keywest49

So it is not the 12V motor seal, the leak is in...

So it is not the 12V motor seal, the leak is in the tilt/trim housing. 3-4 hours dealer labor and a few bucks for new o-rings. The repair requires the entire tilt/trim assembly to be removed.
02-09-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By keywest49

bump

bump
02-08-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By keywest49

Tilt fluid leaking from Z150 tilt/trim assembly

Got a small leak coming from the tilt motor area on my 2001 Z150 HPDI. It leaks out a good amount of fluid while it sits in the down position for a week or so, so much so I can barely tilt the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-08-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By keywest49

I bought a 1995 1890 which needed custom work to...

I bought a 1995 1890 which needed custom work to install an i-pilot and fix holes. Dave did the work and I was very appreciative of the support I received. Thanks Chad and Dave.
02-02-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,946
Posted By keywest49

There will be more. Keep looking, I know you...

There will be more. Keep looking, I know you made the right decision, and not let the emotions drive you in the wrong direction
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