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05-02-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By BigShrimpin

That happens after 20 years in saltwater. The...

That happens after 20 years in saltwater. The good news is that it has the stainless swivel pin (steering arm) and bottom yoke. Either pull the powerhead and replace the motor mounts upper and...
05-01-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By BigShrimpin

1994 2.0L 150's weighs more than 2.5L 150's...

1994 2.0L 150's weighs more than 2.5L 150's because of the thick steel sleeves.
05-01-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By BigShrimpin

working solo I always use a ratcheting tie down...

working solo I always use a ratcheting tie down strap to hold the lower up while I adjust the shift shaft. I roll the flywheel until drive shaft and crank splines line up. if you leave the engine in...
05-01-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By BigShrimpin

SEI have a red badge ...

SEI have a red badge
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04-29-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By BigShrimpin

200 has a smaller displacement and burns less...

200 has a smaller displacement and burns less fuel.
04-29-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By BigShrimpin

Plugged Exhaust Tuner...

Plugged Exhaust Tuner (http://www.bbcboards.net/showthread.php?t=23837)
Happens over time (20 years) :)
04-29-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By BigShrimpin

Both are great motor but are they are both 20+...

Both are great motor but are they are both 20+ years old gambles. There is a 30+% difference in fuel burn b/w the 3.0L 225 EFI and 2.5L 200 If you have a heavier hull I'd go with the 225EFI. I...
04-28-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By BigShrimpin

I think you can do it. It won't be real easy....

I think you can do it. It won't be real easy. Those parts all interchange. You'd have to use a punch to knock out the pin. The trim and tilt sender love to break. If I were you, I'd pull the 150...
04-28-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By BigShrimpin

What are your plans with the trim and tilt unit?

What are your plans with the trim and tilt unit?
04-26-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,547
Posted By BigShrimpin

I own two 23 seacrafts and gave a 22 seawolf to...

I own two 23 seacrafts and gave a 22 seawolf to my Dad in 2009. I have a LOT of time on both boats (10+ years). How do you figure the 22 SeaWolf outperforms the 23 Seacraft? IMO the reverse chine...
04-24-2021, 01:52 PM
04-23-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 686
Posted By BigShrimpin

I'd rather have a 96 - 98 200hp than the O ring...

I'd rather have a 96 - 98 200hp than the O ring 200.

Remove the oil injection. Thiis motor is still running without it. It was shutdown right away, when the plastic gear failed. ...
04-23-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By BigShrimpin

call hydrotec. I bet they can hook you up. ...

call hydrotec. I bet they can hook you up. There are other rebuilders. https://www.hydrotecmarine.com/
04-23-2021, 03:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By BigShrimpin

I'm not sure where you are located, but if the...

I'm not sure where you are located, but if the motor is a saltwater engine it's probably not going to come apart easily. Make sure you have a mapp gas torch handy. There are some tricks to pulling...
04-23-2021, 03:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By BigShrimpin

FWIW - I ran a 1987 2.4L chrome bore 175...

FWIW - I ran a 1987 2.4L chrome bore 175 powerhead on a 2002 200 mid for years.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jg7cdv1w1vE
04-16-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By BigShrimpin

St Maarten charter boat recommedations.

Heading to St Maarten 2nd week of May. I'm looking for fishing charter recommendations for 2 to 3 experienced fishermen (3 half days). We're renting a house, so it'd be great to have something to...
Forum: Northeast
04-05-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,226
Posted By BigShrimpin

^^^^ South Coast of MA, Little Compton, some...

^^^^ South Coast of MA, Little Compton, some areas of Portsmouth.
04-04-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,317
Posted By BigShrimpin

I always liked the 18 fisherman. It's a great...

I always liked the 18 fisherman. It's a great all around fishing platform and handles well too.
03-30-2021, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By BigShrimpin

Clean it, buff it and list it for 25k See what...

Clean it, buff it and list it for 25k
See what happens. Its a 26 year old boat
Forum: Northeast
03-29-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,643
Posted By BigShrimpin

Hoarding 2 stroke Merc 175 - 250's for the last...

Hoarding 2 stroke Merc 175 - 250's for the last decade has finally paid off. :)
03-24-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,293
Posted By BigShrimpin

Looks great. The Cary 28 has a deeper deadrise...

Looks great. The Cary 28 has a deeper deadrise (@ 24.5 degrees) than the Conch 27.
03-24-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By BigShrimpin

I personally don't think it matters which way the...

I personally don't think it matters which way the rods face, but all the 3.0L 225/250 pistons / rods I have in my garage 47-822372 faces up with the piston "UP" stamp.
Forum: Northeast
03-21-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By BigShrimpin

I got some Penn 114hlw's and Penn International...

I got some Penn 114hlw's and Penn International II 30sw's with 60lb line for my budget gear.
It's been years since I've gone offshore south of MV, but this year I banked a ton of vacation.
03-21-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,293
Posted By BigShrimpin

Floor to gunnel cap height at the transom is only...

Floor to gunnel cap height at the transom is only 21"

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03-21-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,293
Posted By BigShrimpin

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

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Nice work! It's more than 5" (probably 10"+) above the water...
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