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Today, 03:59 PM
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Posted By HTJ

Regardless of the name on the side they're all...

Regardless of the name on the side they're all "comfortable" at about 70% - 75% of rated tow capacity. Beyond that and the tail starts wagging the dog.
Today, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,828
Posted By HTJ

What kind of cruise speed do you see at say 4K...

What kind of cruise speed do you see at say 4K RPM?
Today, 07:38 AM
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Views: 860
Posted By HTJ

Mothers brand in the gray bottle, $22 at your...

Mothers brand in the gray bottle, $22 at your local Oreilleys, I will never buy wax again.

I did all of my cars several months back and they all still look the same.

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10-13-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,160
Posted By HTJ

Yup and as heavy as you would reasonably load...

Yup and as heavy as you would reasonably load that boat it would still run 48 or so with a 300.

Ever notice we didn't have oil making threads before folks starting powering their rigs to run 60...
10-13-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By HTJ

This and decarb it.

This and decarb it.
10-13-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,160
Posted By HTJ

Concur 100%, the days you can run faster than 30...

Concur 100%, the days you can run faster than 30 offshore will be very few and far between and a 300 will do that with ease.
10-11-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,309
Posted By HTJ

I'm about $350 deep into the...

I'm about $350 deep into the Chrysler/Force/Mercury/Eska/
Gamefisher 25 horse 3 banger on my skiff and has under 100 hours on it. Weighs all of 98# and power beyond what any 4 stroke could dream of.
10-11-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,972
Posted By HTJ

Then they are absolutely not 17P, maybe stamped...

Then they are absolutely not 17P, maybe stamped 17 but in reality 21ish.
10-11-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,823
Posted By HTJ

With 40" lowers no less:roll

With 40" lowers no less:roll
10-10-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,823
Posted By HTJ

If you say so

If you say so
10-10-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,823
Posted By HTJ

Hmm I've never seen a Man or MTU or C18/C32 Cat...

Hmm I've never seen a Man or MTU or C18/C32 Cat in a semi truck....almost makes one think they are purpose built marine engines:roll And darn if they don't give economy, performance and a service...
10-10-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,972
Posted By HTJ

No...even with great slip numbers you would need...

No...even with great slip numbers you would need 21P wheels to do 60 with a 200 Yam. Set up perfectly thats a 47 - 48 MPH boat.
10-09-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,823
Posted By HTJ

The only serious there is the price tag, sand bar...

The only serious there is the price tag, sand bar extreme....
10-08-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,823
Posted By HTJ

While making a 15 knot can't get over the hump...

While making a 15 knot can't get over the hump whirlpool

1200 HP C32's produce 4056 lbs toque at 1200 RPM or 9112 between a pair of them, theres not enough transom available to approach this with...
10-08-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,823
Posted By HTJ

Is a fundamental misunderstanding amongst the OB...

Is a fundamental misunderstanding amongst the OB proponents on this thread .... quad anything does not equal a pair of C32's.
10-08-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,085
Posted By HTJ

I was merrily playing along until this series of...

I was merrily playing along until this series of exchange....

While none of us know you your "charitable motivation" is severely lacking in the transparency department, i.e. you come off as rather...
10-08-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,514
Posted By HTJ

Everyone got their panties ruffled over the shark...

Everyone got their panties ruffled over the shark dragging but stressing a jewfish with srupid stunt tactics is okay? Pizz off
10-07-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,940
Posted By HTJ

This exactly with the 31 Fountain being a prime...

This exactly with the 31 Fountain being a prime example - trim the hair off of the motors and then a touch of tab to "push the nose over" and forget about it. And while there are many of them out...
10-07-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By HTJ

Good question - most of my towing/hauling is...

Good question - most of my towing/hauling is around town and is pallets of tile or shingles etc etc as befits whatever current real estate project I'm diddling with - I've been a little mean to the...
10-07-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,514
Posted By HTJ

Never mind the stupid stunt/won't work part of...

Never mind the stupid stunt/won't work part of it...why go stress the fish...with any tackle:trout:
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-06-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,327
Posted By HTJ

When your tatto collection costs more than your...

When your tatto collection costs more than your wardrobe....
10-06-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By HTJ

If the paint is failing to the point that you...

If the paint is failing to the point that you think 100% removal is the answer - the important thing is what you do afterwards. Once the paint is off I would give it a good scrubbing with simple...
10-06-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By HTJ

If you are nominally 140 on a cold motor - go...

If you are nominally 140 on a cold motor - go boating, The value of a compression test is in looking for a dead cylinder(s), i.e if you had 1 that read 50 then you have a concern.
10-06-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,274
Posted By HTJ

I am absolutely not a Fram fan - Wix, Purolator,...

I am absolutely not a Fram fan - Wix, Purolator, Walmart brand all suit me perfectly though. That said I betcha all or most of the OEM filter proponents....

Don't realise their OB engine came from...
10-06-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,363
Posted By HTJ

Durned right it is but not out of line with the...

Durned right it is but not out of line with the market. Guys are asking more for 4 year old SH's with 800 hours than they sold for new at the boat show.

Adjustment will come;cool;
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