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Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 09:48 AM
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Posted By captbone

Congrats. Well said. Please take and post...

Congrats. Well said.

Please take and post pictures of graduation.
Today, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By captbone

Carefully touch the jumper cables from the car...

Carefully touch the jumper cables from the car directly to the starter. Ground to the outboard block and positive to the hot stud on the starter.

I will bet it turns right over. I suspect...
Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By captbone

Off the top of my head, yes. New ones also need...

Off the top of my head, yes. New ones also need to be programmed for the controls as well

Triole check everything I said as I don’t want to lead you the wrong direction.
Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By captbone

Off the top of my head I believe you need to be...

Off the top of my head I believe you need to be above version 72 or 74 to update them. It’s only a calibration so I don’t see why it would fail after the fact.
Yesterday, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By captbone

Remove and clean the Bendex. Old crusted grease...

Remove and clean the Bendex. Old crusted grease is blocking it.
03-02-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,384
Posted By captbone

I also would look toward a fuel obstruction or...

I also would look toward a fuel obstruction or blockage. Two tanks or one ? Maybe swap the fuel hoses at the pickups and see if the issue jumps. I would also measure fuel vacuum right before the...
03-02-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By captbone

Cube/block fuse

Cube/block fuse
03-01-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 41,860
Posted By captbone

Congrats! Great news.

Congrats! Great news.
03-01-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 422
Posted By captbone

I would not consider the Duoprop 300hp Suzuki's...

I would not consider the Duoprop 300hp Suzuki's at this time due to the documented issues with the gearcases and powerheads. Several cases have been reported on the THT which then lead me to seek...
03-01-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,535
Posted By captbone

I would love to see a 55ft cat with 16ft beam.

I would love to see a 55ft cat with 16ft beam.
02-28-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By captbone

You can have inch of pitch taken out of the props...

You can have inch of pitch taken out of the props when they reconditioned. That plus labbing the props should put you at ideal rpm. With a light load, I want to just touch the rev limiter. This...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-27-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,474
Posted By captbone

Let him check it out and see what he counters...

Let him check it out and see what he counters with. You counter back and play tennis with the price for a while. It is all a game.

Have your rock bottom selling price in mind and dont settle...
02-27-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By captbone

That is a little high in price for the Verado. ...

That is a little high in price for the Verado.

It is a good engine but I think you will disappointed. I would say wait to find a nice pair of newer used v6 225hp Mercury Four Strokes. The...
02-27-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By captbone

I have found that the true benefit of the Rev4...

I have found that the true benefit of the Rev4 includes raising your engine as well. I would still say 17 pitch. I would say try Rev4, Mirage and Enertia. I suspect the ECO would be too much to...
02-26-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By captbone

I would agree with 17 pitch Mirage Plus

I would agree with 17 pitch Mirage Plus
02-26-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By captbone

It is my understanding that you need to be at...

It is my understanding that you need to be at version 80 for the Active Trim to work.
02-26-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By captbone

You can not see them listed. There is a sticker...

You can not see them listed. There is a sticker on the command modules under the dash board.

Only a dealer can update them sadly but it takes only a few minutes.
02-26-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By captbone

Is the software in the 502 up to date ? What...

Is the software in the 502 up to date ? What version are your command modules for DTS? They may need to be updated.
02-26-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By captbone

I can understand that. I would also suggest...

I can understand that. I would also suggest looking into the "R" engines a little more. It is not just racing anymore and come with a standard full warranty. I would also call Intrepid and have...
02-26-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By captbone

Triple Mercury 450R seem like the best option...

Triple Mercury 450R seem like the best option available in that range. My second choice would be triple Yamaha F425s.
02-25-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By captbone

I would not be concerned with the extra weight on...

I would not be concerned with the extra weight on that particular hull.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-25-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,393
Posted By captbone

Bravo. Well done. I have never met anyone...

Bravo. Well done.

I have never met anyone from this forum in person but I know many would go out of their way to help strangers even layout out money.

If I had an infinite amount of time, I...
02-25-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By captbone

That will lead you in the right direction. You...

That will lead you in the right direction. You can also get a cheap spark tester to check for that as well. Those two things will tell you a ton of information.
02-25-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By captbone

Get a fuel pressure gauge. On the rails you...

Get a fuel pressure gauge. On the rails you will see a Schrader Valve. One is for air pressure and one for fuel. You need 80 on fuel and 90psi on air.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-24-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,590
Posted By captbone

Lots of bad replies here from people playing Dr....

Lots of bad replies here from people playing Dr. Phil and not knowing what they are talking about.

I was in a similar situation recently. One of my employees had a rash and skin disorder on...
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