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10-29-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Tritanic

When you got to get on plane watch the tachs for...

When you got to get on plane watch the tachs for the motors. Do they come up evenly or does 1 motor lag the other in rpm. If so this means that 1 motor is not making as much power as the other. ...
10-21-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,170
Posted By Tritanic

The engine down on power will burn more fuel. ...

The engine down on power will burn more fuel.

Also to follow up on the synch discussion. The single lever function is not the same as synch. Synch is a separate button. My experience is that...
10-19-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,170
Posted By Tritanic

So the verdict is that #3 cylinder was not firing...

So the verdict is that #3 cylinder was not firing which filled the crankcase with fuel. Then #3 cylinder must have filled with gas and hydraulically locked? Bent a rod or valve, broke the rings or...
10-06-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 411
Posted By Tritanic

Verado Club is out of business. There is a...

Verado Club is out of business.

There is a leak in the vertical shaft seals where the vertical shaft goes up through the oil sump. The vertical shaft goes up through the oil pump drive gear. The...
09-23-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,980
Posted By Tritanic

Gasoline is ~6.1 lb/gal.

Gasoline is ~6.1 lb/gal.
09-23-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,056
Posted By Tritanic

They are awesome.

They are awesome.
09-17-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,051
Posted By Tritanic

My friend with a 29 Donzi would advance the...

My friend with a 29 Donzi would advance the throttles. When the boat stalled getting on plane he would chop the throttles. When the bow dropped he would power back up and the boat would hop on...
09-14-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 41,497
Posted By Tritanic

My storage shed for the OB did not have any...

My storage shed for the OB did not have any damage from Laura so the boat is fine. Direct hit though so the rest of my stuff is junk. Shed on either side of me got heavy damage but the OB is good...
09-14-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 32,124
Posted By Tritanic

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/a1ed2133_1dfc_4466_9d4f_0470ab813fee_2378b266ce4c80b22c19f59df7fefedf9f351f4a.jpeg
09-14-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 32,124
Posted By Tritanic

https://youtu.be/CNWO-EzxMUU see a short...

https://youtu.be/CNWO-EzxMUU

see a short video of the 41 running in tough head sea. ...
09-14-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 32,124
Posted By Tritanic

I am a 27 OB owner. I chartered with pelican...

I am a 27 OB owner. I chartered with pelican charters twice out of Venice. Awesome boat. 1st trip rode to the lump at 30-35 mph in a 3-5 head sea. Dry with no banging. No tabs.

2nd trip was...
09-02-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 862
Posted By Tritanic

Great job making the repair. If the vertical...

Great job making the repair. If the vertical shaft is sheared the motor will not show tattle tale water and the motor will overheat since the water pump is on top of the lower unit driven by the...
08-18-2020, 12:00 PM
08-17-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,749
Posted By Tritanic

Get the hard top with a color on the underside. ...

Get the hard top with a color on the underside. OB has a great hard top. Really nice quality piece.

Make sure people can't hit their head on the outside pair of the 2nd row of rod holders if it...
08-15-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,749
Posted By Tritanic

Congrats. I love my OB27. You will love yours. ...

Congrats. I love my OB27. You will love yours. Show some pics!
08-13-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By Tritanic

Check your grounds. Particularly on the motor...

Check your grounds. Particularly on the motor and batt AND the batt switch. Batt switches can go bad over time.
Forum: Gulf Coast
08-13-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By Tritanic

I think SW LA gets the short end of the snapper...

I think SW LA gets the short end of the snapper season in LA. We have to go >35 miles minimum to get ARS and the weather has not been that great making it tough to make trips. I never see more than...
08-13-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By Tritanic

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/1600x1200/both_gimbal_rings_f16a88324e31642cbc479db7afc098674b244da8.jpg...
08-13-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By Tritanic

I used JRmarine for my Bravo gimbals. Worked...

I used JRmarine for my Bravo gimbals. Worked great. You need that pin and part but the gimbal can be welded to fit tight on the pin again.
08-11-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 20,500
Posted By Tritanic

I would be careful with motors like this. Align...

I would be careful with motors like this. Align honed main bearing bore and rod resize can certainly be done correctly but lots of room for error.

Forged pistons would be stronger but...
08-10-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 20,500
Posted By Tritanic

IMHO you have done a lot of checks but the big...

IMHO you have done a lot of checks but the big piece of data IMO is the low vacuum. That data justifies degreeing the cam, lobe lift checks, leak down testing (different from compression checks). ...
08-10-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 20,500
Posted By Tritanic

Try to stay focused on a step wise plan. Did we...

Try to stay focused on a step wise plan. Did we ever take the valve covers off and see if there are any broken springs or obvious problems? With the valve covers off you can watch the distributor...
08-10-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Tritanic

Repair a SSI cooler

Friend gave me this 200qt old SSI. It is still a good cooler but the feet have worn down. How could this be repaired? Epoxy? Is there a material that would make a good pad for the legs? Thanks in...
08-09-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Tritanic

Yes shackles are a good choice. Thanks.

Yes shackles are a good choice. Thanks.
08-09-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 41,497
Posted By Tritanic

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/1388a634_7b41_477b_88e0_4e3036d3df7c_d866e1c5ba07202407f3bc0b5effd4000d02cdee.jpeg
Nice pic running home last Saturday.
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