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04-10-2020, 11:17 AM
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Views: 439
Posted By silverbullet87

Edit - I see this was fixed. Nice work.

Edit - I see this was fixed. Nice work.
09-10-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 644
Posted By silverbullet87

I've gone through weird problems like this before...

I've gone through weird problems like this before in PA. I usually have the best results by just trying a different tags place. They all seem to interpret the processes differently.
08-30-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 87,303
Posted By silverbullet87

I agree - it was the wrong word.

I agree - it was the wrong word.
08-30-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 87,303
Posted By silverbullet87

I don't disagree with you. I'm just saying why...

I don't disagree with you. I'm just saying why not fire it up and leave instead letting him keep hitting the boat. Clearly no one else thinks thats rational.
08-30-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 87,303
Posted By silverbullet87

I'm not defending the guy ramming the bass boat -...

I'm not defending the guy ramming the bass boat - he is clearly in the wrong there isn't much debate from the video at least, but why would you just sit there an let some dude ram your boat without...
08-30-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 87,303
Posted By silverbullet87

Bass boat passenger asks the capt to start the...

Bass boat passenger asks the capt to start the boat twice so they can just leave the situation, and he says he can't because "he has to put his rod up" whatever that means... Jon boat guy is out of...
08-12-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By silverbullet87

The hydraulic motors are spinning - I can hear...

The hydraulic motors are spinning - I can hear them so it’s not switch related. I think I somehow have a simultaneous fluid leak.
08-12-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By silverbullet87

Trim / tilt - both motors stopped working

These are 200hpdis. I ran the boat last night and everything seemed fine except when I got back to the dock the starboard motor was a little slow to come up. Now this am neither motor will power up...
08-07-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 18,217
Posted By silverbullet87

Haters gona hate, but i've always towed yamahas...

Haters gona hate, but i've always towed yamahas with them all the way up and resting on the service lock outs or whatever you want to call them. Maybe you aren't supposed to do that...? but i've...
07-31-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,672
Posted By silverbullet87

Yes - it's a marketing gimmick like the Tundra...

Yes - it's a marketing gimmick like the Tundra towing a space ship.

Electric trucks are coming soon... and they will eventually take over. Have you been in a Tesla yet? The torque from an...
07-30-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,610
Posted By silverbullet87

No problem - I appreciate you trying to help. ...

No problem - I appreciate you trying to help. This thing has been a pain in the ass.
07-30-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,610
Posted By silverbullet87

The thermostats are new, and i'm not seeing any...

The thermostats are new, and i'm not seeing any high temp warnings on the tach. Maybe the warning isn't working, but alll cyls are firing (at idle at least) so I don't think this is the issue. I've...
07-30-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,610
Posted By silverbullet87

The shift interrupter is a switch with a sprung...

The shift interrupter is a switch with a sprung button that rolls over a cam on the shift linkage. When you shift from forward to neutral the button is pushed for a split second and should cut one...
07-29-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,610
Posted By silverbullet87

I've tested this and it is working as it should,...

I've tested this and it is working as it should, but I've since unplugged it just to eliminate another variable. It shifts fine with it unplugged, so i'll probably just leave it unplugged anyways.
07-29-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,610
Posted By silverbullet87

Did you see 4K+ rpms with that issue? I'd imagine...

Did you see 4K+ rpms with that issue? I'd imagine what you are talking about would restrict rpms a lot more.


Bulb doesn't go flat. I ran it off an external tank straight to the motor with no...
07-26-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,610
Posted By silverbullet87

It's just 1 pump on the motor, and it's sucking...

It's just 1 pump on the motor, and it's sucking fuel just fine. I've run through the test procedures as well and it passes.
07-26-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,610
Posted By silverbullet87

I took them all off and went through them again. ...

I took them all off and went through them again. It's a pretty simple setup so I can't see anything i'd be missing.
07-25-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,610
Posted By silverbullet87

Can anyone recommend a trusty mechanic in the PA...

Can anyone recommend a trusty mechanic in the PA / NJ / MD area? I've given up, but I don't want to hand it over to the standard shop that wants to throw parts at it - basically like I am at this...
07-12-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,694
Posted By silverbullet87

So in this case....seatow owns that boat now? If...

So in this case....seatow owns that boat now? If thats how it works i'd never call them in that situation.
07-12-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,610
Posted By silverbullet87

The light goes ON and OFF randomly and there is...

The light goes ON and OFF randomly and there is certainly no pattern to it.

I know it's not overheating. It has fresh thermostats and i've confirmed they are working with a IR gun. I was...
07-12-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,610
Posted By silverbullet87

I've done quite a bit of work trying to sort his...

I've done quite a bit of work trying to sort his motor out since the last time I posted.


I ran the boat at idle for a while, then drained the fuel bulbs to make sure each was calling for fuel...
06-27-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,291
Posted By silverbullet87

8. Invert the carburetor and place a new float...

8. Invert the carburetor and place a new float bowl gasket onto the
carburetor main body. With the carburetor inverted, check the float closed
height. The top of the float must be level with the...
06-26-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,116
Posted By silverbullet87

Every boat I've ever owned has been from the...

Every boat I've ever owned has been from the 80's, so god knows how old the switches are and i've never had a problem.
06-25-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By silverbullet87

It could have just been that the water pressure...

It could have just been that the water pressure in your garden hose was too low. I've had the same thing happen before. It's peeing... but not getting enough water to cool efficiently.

It's...
06-24-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 241,615
Posted By silverbullet87

I hear ya. It wasn't an expense issue in my...

I hear ya. It wasn't an expense issue in my mind, just that I didn't know how much easier it could be by using a 2 part faring compound. Most areas required 4-6 faring rounds that were difficult to...
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