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12-07-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Cable Mariner

About 25 years ago I had the heads off a motor...

About 25 years ago I had the heads off a motor and had them decked and they leaked when I put them back on. The owner of the shop shop where I bought my parts told me that was my mistake and...
12-06-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,353
Posted By Cable Mariner

You may want to think twice about decking the...

You may want to think twice about decking the heads if it's not possible to also do the block surface. If you put perfectly flat heads onto a less than flat block surface you could create problems...
12-06-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,822
Posted By Cable Mariner

Your living dangerously. My 97 200 runs at...

Your living dangerously.

My 97 200 runs at 150 deg F at speed. I'm thinking you may have answered your own question on the heating issue. Make sure you waterpump is good and tha you have a good...
11-24-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,353
Posted By Cable Mariner

Pull the heads and inspect. If your getting water...

Pull the heads and inspect. If your getting water in there find out where it's coming from before you introduce any more. Head gaskets are relatively cheap and you will know what your up against.
11-21-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,278
Posted By Cable Mariner

1985 OMC Seadrive 115HP Had a ring stick in a...

1985 OMC Seadrive 115HP Had a ring stick in a port and snap. Was able to rebuild but ended up replacing the crankshaft as well because of a tech (or previous owner) who forgot to put an o-ring at the...
11-21-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,034
Posted By Cable Mariner

You are right Racor even issued a service...

You are right Racor even issued a service bulletin on this. had to be at least 10 years ago.
11-21-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,034
Posted By Cable Mariner

Do what I did in the same situation. Get a piece...

Do what I did in the same situation. Get a piece of Marine Starboard and make a mount plate. Use the same hole pattern for your screws and raise your filter bracket to the desired height. Done. I...
11-21-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By Cable Mariner

This right here after doing what Smoke and...

This right here after doing what Smoke and Mirrors said about wet sanding.

Make sure when wet sanding that you step through the grits in small increments and do a proper compounding. If you skip...
11-21-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By Cable Mariner

Aside from things mentioned in linked thread be...

Aside from things mentioned in linked thread be prepared to rebuild all Carbs., replace the water separating fuel filter, inline engine mounted filter, all fuel hose from the tank to the engine. Make...
11-15-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By Cable Mariner

This! The problem with ethanol is when it is...

This!

The problem with ethanol is when it is allowed to sit. If you are running it out of your tank on a regular basis you should be good. Don't fill your tank burn 20% and fill it immediately....
11-15-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By Cable Mariner

I would "suggest" that a fuel manifold with...

I would "suggest" that a fuel manifold with selectable suctions would vastly simpler and safer than a transfer system. If setting up for transfer you would want all tanks to be properly grounded and...
11-11-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,593
Posted By Cable Mariner

Two things the Rotella lube oils have always had...

Two things the Rotella lube oils have always had going for them over the years has been

Very good detergent. they will keep your engine clean
Friction modifiers. This is one of the reason they...
11-11-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,593
Posted By Cable Mariner

I run it in my Honda Goldwing. It works wonders...

I run it in my Honda Goldwing. It works wonders for promoting smoother shifting in an engine that shares lubrication with the transmission.
11-11-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,438
Posted By Cable Mariner

For Offshore conventional reels I was a big fan...

For Offshore conventional reels I was a big fan of their Sealine series for years. They stopped making the classic Sealine series which were practically indestructible. I still have one that is...
11-09-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,067
Posted By Cable Mariner

2 weeks ago after pulling the boat at the ramp I...

2 weeks ago after pulling the boat at the ramp I was climbing down the swim ladder to the parking lot and the ladder broke on one side at the hinge. I fell off onto the pavement from about 2 ft. I...
11-04-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Cable Mariner

1995 and later used composite coring so no need...

1995 and later used composite coring so no need to worry about wood rot. Earlier models be wary and factor that into your offer if you like it. I have a 97 251 Walk that was built with the composite....
11-02-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 604
Posted By Cable Mariner

Make sure carbs are meticulously cleaned. Check...

Make sure carbs are meticulously cleaned. Check all hoses on the engine to make sure you have a good seal. Small air leaks can really mess with your idle. Hoses can either get soft and spongy over...
11-02-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By Cable Mariner

I'm in the same situation as you. I have a 97...

I'm in the same situation as you. I have a 97 Proline 251 with a 97 Ocean Runner 200. Looking at a possible re-power next year. Mine is sitting on a single bracket and swim platform sits a couple of...
10-29-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,759
Posted By Cable Mariner

Port or starboard.... that's easy stuff. As a...

Port or starboard.... that's easy stuff. As a professional mariner I ran workboats for many years in the oilfield almost all of which had a set of aft facing controls for working cargo, docking,...
10-29-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,759
Posted By Cable Mariner

Most people are right handed. Port control...

Most people are right handed. Port control station on a CC allows you to use the grab rail with your left hand while keeping the wheel on your right especially while standing. At least that seems to...
10-28-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,731
Posted By Cable Mariner

I'm facing the same conundrum. 27' Proline WA...

I'm facing the same conundrum. 27' Proline WA with a 200 HP 2 stroke that weighs in around 455 lbs. A new Suzuki 300 is almost 200 lbs heavier. The new Mercury V8 300 HP is something like 60 or so...
10-28-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,199
Posted By Cable Mariner

Get some Isopropal (rubbing) alcohol and give a...

Get some Isopropal (rubbing) alcohol and give a quick wipe down on a microfiber between products. This is more important before apply a wax or sealer.

You could folow it with the Smoove products...
10-28-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,199
Posted By Cable Mariner

I've been through a quart of Smoove Procut 1000...

I've been through a quart of Smoove Procut 1000 and it is very good stuff. For really comprimised gelcoat Ardex 600 Super Duty Compound is great and will do some major correcting. You would need to...
10-28-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 433
Posted By Cable Mariner

You have a 60 deg. Looper? If so I don't think...

You have a 60 deg. Looper? If so I don't think that you have midrange jets. I could be wrong you can find you model and look up the parts breakdown here.

1995 Johnson Evinrude 90 hp Outboard Parts...
10-28-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 433
Posted By Cable Mariner

The quick start primer dumps fuel into the...

The quick start primer dumps fuel into the engine. If so you have a fuel delivery problem. If you had trash make it's way into the carbs you need to completely and meticulously clean them. Also if...
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