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11-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By pappastratos

I had a Johnson 2 cyl that had overheated, the...

I had a Johnson 2 cyl that had overheated, the head was warped. I had a friend that owned a auto cylinder head service, he checked it & it was warped. It was a easy fix, he had a machine that looked...
11-10-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 32,823
Posted By pappastratos

Well capt, what is the verdict ? The horizonal...

Well capt, what is the verdict ? The horizonal crack is caused from force from the bottom, could be a manufacturing flaw or really pounding the boat thru really heavy seas. Or dropped from the lift....
Forum: Gulf Coast
11-10-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,313
Posted By pappastratos

I believe if enough people contacted the corps of...

I believe if enough people contacted the corps of engineers that something could be done.
02-04-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By pappastratos

yeah, looking for something in the 3000-5000...

yeah, looking for something in the 3000-5000 price range. I only live 4 miles from launch. Seems like older chevys have engine issues, dodge seems to have trans & rear end issues, later fords have...
02-03-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By pappastratos

Swapping my boat puller, ford, chevy, dodge??

Guys, thinking about selling my newer truck & buying a older truck for extra cash for wife a car. Truck is just a weekender. Looking at a early-mid 90s truck. So, is it a Chevy/gmc, Ford, or dodge ?...
01-15-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,132
Posted By pappastratos

That is funny you commute 7 miles round trip !!...

That is funny you commute 7 miles round trip !! that is crazy !! I have never known what that is like !! I am the opposite, I commute 96 miles round trip in a gas saver, but the boat launch is 6...
12-22-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,132
Posted By pappastratos

Hey, did your truck drip at the engine/trans area...

Hey, did your truck drip at the engine/trans area or further back? Mine drips at the rear crossmember at the back of the trans. It is not dripping trans fluid.
11-18-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,132
Posted By pappastratos

Hey, what did you decide? I have the exact same...

Hey, what did you decide? I have the exact same truck with same problem except for mine is a gmc with a few more miles. I need to check the sending unit
06-15-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,292
Posted By pappastratos

Some of the 6.0's are good, others are bad. There...

Some of the 6.0's are good, others are bad. There are mods that make them good. the performance chip shortens the life of the 6.0 My son had a 7.3 & a 6.0 I personally liked the 6.0 better, he had a...
06-15-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,930
Posted By pappastratos

towing with a V6 3.4L toyota tundra

guys, what do you think about towing with a V6 3.4L toyota tundra? Auto, 2wd,,My boat is a 19' bay boat 3000 lbs? total. Flat where I live
05-31-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,390
Posted By pappastratos

Whats your plan for this truck. A DD or tow only?...

Whats your plan for this truck. A DD or tow only?

Boat puller, ride around & lowes, so if its a big gas guzzler it is fine ! I have a small car for work. But I want something good, seems like...
05-30-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,390
Posted By pappastratos

How about the Ford V10's ? found a F250, about...

How about the Ford V10's ? found a F250, about oil burning, had a friend that had one that used a lot of oil with 40k miles, my son's 2007 chev uses oil, has 100k miles, you are like me on the...
05-30-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,390
Posted By pappastratos

Ford, Chevy, Dodge,,,

Guys, I am looking at early 2000 full size V8 trucks. You hear bad about them all. bro in law put a motor in his 2003 Ford, I put a tranny in a 1997 chevy, spoke with others who have put motors in...
05-20-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 561
Posted By pappastratos

Nissan V6 truck for towing?

Guys, looking at a Nissan V6 3.3l,? 4wd, 5 speed for towing my 19' boat. Pretty flat where we live. Anyone use this for towing?
12-30-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,625
Posted By pappastratos

Sea Pro I have a SV1900, (19') nice smooth dry...

Sea Pro I have a SV1900, (19') nice smooth dry ride, had it out 6 miles, friend has the same & takes his out 35 miles. Took it out once, NWS issued a small craft advisory while we were out, I knew...
12-30-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By pappastratos

Need another truck,

Guys, I need another truck that will pull my 19' bay boat & get decent gas mileage. I have a very long commute to work. I live where it is flat, hills are not much of a problem excluding bridge over...
Forum: Gulf Coast
08-21-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 515
Posted By pappastratos

Weeks bay where 98 crosses

Guys, what is biting in the area of weeks bay where 98 crosses ? what to use ?
05-13-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By pappastratos

hate to do this, bump for a answer

hate to do this, bump for a answer
05-13-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By pappastratos

sea pro SV2100!!!

sea pro SV2100!!!
05-12-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By pappastratos

minn kota problem,,,

I have a Riptide bow mount hand control, where the trolling motor clamps in the bracket, I can not remove that big thumb screw. I bought new so it is correct. It will turn about 1/2 way out then...
04-16-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,884
Posted By pappastratos

that is a tough one. A sea trial would really be...

that is a tough one. A sea trial would really be nice. Bought them with a sea trial & without a sea trial. If you do not, please check the compression on the motor. Sold 2 sea doos, guy who bought...
03-08-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,566
Posted By pappastratos

SEA PRO !! I have a SV1900 & love it. Sides are a...

SEA PRO !! I have a SV1900 & love it. Sides are a little higher, nice dry ride. Been out 6 miles numerous times in mine. Drier ride than my deep v 22' had.
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-08-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By pappastratos

thanks for the info, is the slip cork better than...

thanks for the info, is the slip cork better than the popping cork ? How far does the hook need to be from the cork ?
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-04-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,706
Posted By pappastratos

They seem plentyful in the bay close to the inlet...

They seem plentyful in the bay close to the inlet of Weeks,
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-04-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By pappastratos

how to catch specks around Ft Morgan & the Pass ?

Guys, what are you guys doing to catch specks around Ft Morgan & the Pass ?
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