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Forum: The Carolinas
02-05-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,140
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

Subscribed. I lost my offroad places to tree...

Subscribed. I lost my offroad places to tree huggers. I rarely boat/fish at Jordan but I will join the fight against tree huggers.
Forum: The Carolinas
06-19-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,118
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

I am pretty knowledgeable on Hatteras Inlet...

I am pretty knowledgeable on Hatteras Inlet however Ocracoke looks pretty tricky on the map. Looks like there is a lot of breakers on the NE side of the inlet. I will definitely pick my days weather...
Forum: The Carolinas
06-19-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,118
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

The more I look at this the better the ocean...

The more I look at this the better the ocean looks. Thanks for your reply.
Forum: The Carolinas
06-18-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,118
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

Hatteras Inlet to Ocracoke Inlet (Silver Lake)

I am looking at doing a daytrip aboard my 19.5 dual console Sea Pro 4th of July week this year. I have studied my charts and I am not real excited about taking a inside trip from Teach's Lair at...
04-05-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,920
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

I guess you could call me the average Jim. When I...

I guess you could call me the average Jim. When I bought my boat in 2007 I saw this fuel issue on the horizon so I bought a fuel efficient boat. I can usually get three fishing trips to the tankful....
04-05-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,659
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

2000 F350 SRW 2wd, automatic, 3.73 axle ratio. ...

2000 F350 SRW 2wd, automatic, 3.73 axle ratio.

Mixed city/hwy unloaded: 16-18
All hwy unloaded 19-20 with tach under 2k (68 mph)

Loaded with camper only highway: 13-14
Loaded with camper...
04-05-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,977
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

A 7.3 takes 15 quarts. I use Motorcraft oil and...

A 7.3 takes 15 quarts. I use Motorcraft oil and filters. I have tried Rotella and my truck burns it for some reason. No other brand gives me any issues but I prefer Motorcraft. My truck has 240k...
04-05-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,844
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

Man that is a awful big load for the Dana 44 rear...

Man that is a awful big load for the Dana 44 rear axle to handle. You may want to return to a Super Duty or at least a F150 with the heavy duty suspension package. I have never understood why Nissan...
02-06-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,696
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

The 250-550 does.

The 250-550 does.
04-25-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 148,505
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

My big boy truck towing my little boat: ...

My big boy truck towing my little boat:

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b285/flatriveroffroad/2007%20Sea%20Pro%20195%20FS/SurfCity09292007038.jpg

Here is a little larger load:
...
01-21-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,034
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

http://www.lightningyachts.com/aboutus.html will...

http://www.lightningyachts.com/aboutus.html will build whatever you want.
01-10-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,244
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

Just fire them a PM. They changed mine for me. :)

Just fire them a PM. They changed mine for me. :)
11-22-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 71,088
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

I sell Ford parts so I see it all. The newer 5.4...

I sell Ford parts so I see it all. The newer 5.4 is a fine engine and rarely has issues. The older 5.4s did have problems with plugs blowing out however I have a fleet customer with a 98 F150 that...
11-22-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
10-30-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 18,675
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

Dang nice setup you got there. ;cool;

Dang nice setup you got there. ;cool;
10-29-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 18,675
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b285/flatriverof...

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b285/flatriveroffroad/2007%20Sea%20Pro%20195%20FS/boatcamper009.jpg

2000 F350 7.3 with 240k on the clock.
09-27-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,164
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

Well its apparent that he does not want a diesel....

Well its apparent that he does not want a diesel. My suggestion? 2005-2006 Ford Excursion with a V10. It will pull 10k all day long if you add a set of rear air bags. Personally I would not even...
09-20-2009, 05:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 35,918
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

OK. Here is my opinion. I am a Powerstroke Diesel...

OK. Here is my opinion. I am a Powerstroke Diesel parts dealer. Leave the 6.0 alone period unless you plan on maintaining it by the book which is something most people don't do. If you do buy one buy...
09-19-2009, 05:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,984
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

The details:...

The details: http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2009/08/first-look-fords-new-6-7-liter-v-8-scorpion-power-stroke-diesel-engine.html

The sound:...
09-19-2009, 05:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,584
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

If you can find a 2003 or older 7.3 with low...

If you can find a 2003 or older 7.3 with low millage in good shape buy it. If you can't find one than 2004-up V10. That will be your reliable choices. Both engines are good engines. The maintenance...
07-24-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,252
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

Well its not exactly a Jeep it is know as a Zuk...

Well its not exactly a Jeep it is know as a Zuk instead:

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b285/flatriveroffroad/Mountain%20City%20Trip%20Sept%202006/DSC01853.jpg
...
06-24-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,261
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

If you put over at Centerville you will have to...

If you put over at Centerville you will have to wait for the locks. That is very time consuming. The water in the harbor is lit up well at night. I use a hand held spot light when I travel away from...
06-23-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,261
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

He, I don't know where you close to so I will...

He, I don't know where you close to so I will suggest a couple of ramps. All of the ramps in the area will be busy so be prepared. There is a ramp...
06-10-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,520
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

Today's Ford diesel vehicles do require a cool...

Today's Ford diesel vehicles do require a cool down after a hard run however they do not like to be idled for long periods of time due to the poor quality of our diesel fuel creating soot that clogs...
06-04-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,975
Posted By BlueWaterRunner

I am in the diesel truck business. The diesel is...

I am in the diesel truck business. The diesel is a more efficient engine due to the BTUs produced by the fuel and the efficiency of the burn. The turbo is a key factor in this also. I have a "magic...
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