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Today, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Scupperz

Long section of the red PrimeStart lever should...

Long section of the red PrimeStart lever should be in the 1 oclock position (Auto).

If that doesn't fix it disassemble and check for leaking gasket or broken diaphram, items 41 (x2) and 40 in this...
Today, 06:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 813
Posted By Scupperz

All things being set correctly the problem imo is...

All things being set correctly the problem imo is the 225 is pushing a heavy 25' cuddy, near-full load.

Perma tabs, hydrofoil and two of your buddies up on the bow will fix it. Tell 'em they need...
Today, 05:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,360
Posted By Scupperz

In every school is a potential John Conner. We...

In every school is a potential John Conner. We cannot take chances....
Today, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By Scupperz

"How bad does a soft spot get before you...

"How bad does a soft spot get before you shouldn’t use your boat"

When water starts coming in.
Today, 05:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,413
Posted By Scupperz

"I can't get the F#@%$&# lower unit back on!" ...

"I can't get the F#@%$&# lower unit back on!"

Well, now that you have it off connect a hose to the water pickup tube and secure with 2 hose clamps. Tight but not too tight that it'll deform the...
Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By Scupperz

4mpg @4,000rpms, getting 40 mph on a 24' boat is...

4mpg @4,000rpms, getting 40 mph on a 24' boat is sweet! Congrats to your friend.
Yesterday, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Scupperz

I avoid all dealings with Pinellas county. ...

I avoid all dealings with Pinellas county. Eighty years of preying upon retirees draws in the worst of the worst in the professional service industries.

My advice is taking it up to Pasco or down...
Yesterday, 05:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,407
Posted By Scupperz

Questioning why you think the manifolds and...

Questioning why you think the manifolds and risers need replacing. FME only the gaskets need to be replaced. I had serveral Merc I/Os and never had to replace any of the manifolds or risers. ...
03-21-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,374
Posted By Scupperz

Why are you worried about a sealed gel coat crack...

Why are you worried about a sealed gel coat crack when it's going to be under a trim tab hinge?
03-21-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By Scupperz

"I purchased the Quicksilver oem style gaskets,...

"I purchased the Quicksilver oem style gaskets, so I'm pretty confident they will seal well, but personally I like to verify things... in this scenario though I think I have to trust the procedure"
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03-20-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By Scupperz

Used to spray them with fogging oil to limit...

Used to spray them with fogging oil to limit oxidation. It's thick and tacky when it dries. Now I just use poly tanks.
03-20-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By Scupperz

Hopefully this was done as preventative...

Hopefully this was done as preventative maintenance. I've had a few Mercruisers but never had an issue with exhaust fittings seizing. A thin coat of grease and torque to spec should be fine. Retorque...
03-20-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,552
Posted By Scupperz

Get a cuddy cabin or cruiser with inboard or I/O...

Get a cuddy cabin or cruiser with inboard or I/O otherwise you'll freeze your A off and be severely limited on when and where you can go.
03-20-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,108
Posted By Scupperz

It's fine. Don't start messing with things that...

It's fine. Don't start messing with things that aren't broken or you'll end up tearing the whole boat apart and end up hating the boat.

Run it at 4000-4200 for max fuel economy. If you want it...
03-20-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,557
Posted By Scupperz

I stored my 2052 w/ EFI eTec 200 with a full tank...

I stored my 2052 w/ EFI eTec 200 with a full tank of ethanol gas for three years on Cape Cod. I only added a fuel stablizer to it. Three years later towed it down to FL. It fired right up on the...
03-15-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 753
Posted By Scupperz

Whelp, that gap is going to allow exhaust gas out...

Whelp, that gap is going to allow exhaust gas out in front of the prop causing cavitation (prop turning air). Could be the reason it's having issues getting on plane. You might be able to rig...
03-15-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 19,972
Posted By Scupperz

Yup, cuz the developers and half-backs took all...

Yup, cuz the developers and half-backs took all the good ocean front property.
03-15-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Scupperz

Is the correct oil being used. Were any additives...

Is the correct oil being used. Were any additives put in?

My 350 always had leaky seals when I used molybdenum disulfide in the oil.
03-15-2019, 02:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 753
Posted By Scupperz

The merc prop has a sleeve that fits maybe 3/8"...

The merc prop has a sleeve that fits maybe 3/8" into the housing so unless the old prop ground up that much of the housing (unlikely) there's no worry of exhaust gasses coming out in front of the...
03-14-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,438
Posted By Scupperz

Great, now the owner will see how many views his...

Great, now the owner will see how many views his CL ad has and up the price.
03-14-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By Scupperz

Have you tried running Salt Away through it? I'd...

Have you tried running Salt Away through it? I'd do that before changing out the water pump.
03-14-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By Scupperz

I like being on the water more than inside a...

I like being on the water more than inside a boat. So my highest ROI is with my small boat.
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03-14-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,413
Posted By Scupperz

Those foamed seats are a USCG requirement for the...

Those foamed seats are a USCG requirement for the boat. If you remove them The Man will be on you. Probably take your beer and fish too.
03-14-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 118,965
Posted By Scupperz

Hey, it tried. It did a great job and we're all...

Hey, it tried. It did a great job and we're all so proud of it.

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03-13-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,508
Posted By Scupperz

Welcome to Florida! Scuffed gelcoat is what,...

Welcome to Florida!

Scuffed gelcoat is what, 2 points? With family in the boat he gets 5 points. He missed out on 10 points because he wasn't drunk.
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