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Yesterday, 06:38 PM
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Posted By Dacman

So motor oil and not foot oil coming out of there...

So motor oil and not foot oil coming out of there , that’s why I asked.
Yesterday, 03:48 PM
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Views: 800
Posted By Dacman

Buy it , it is a handy tool for $50. You may need...

Buy it , it is a handy tool for $50. You may need to buy some adapters and stuff but I’d get it.
02-19-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 800
Posted By Dacman

Was the oil coming out of the weep hole the same...

Was the oil coming out of the weep hole the same color as the foot oil. Meaning milky , or brown like motor oil?
02-17-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Dacman

Nothing to add here other than I loved my 2000...

Nothing to add here other than I loved my 2000 express work van, was fast and handled nicely , 5.7L .On a conversion van you could reduce the weight by removing the side sliding windows. They fit...
02-17-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,483
Posted By Dacman

Ha ha , Tunnels is a fun read. Maybe we should...

Ha ha , Tunnels is a fun read.
Maybe we should go on a Chinese forum and bash their country? Then expect to be welcomed?
02-17-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,601
Posted By Dacman

It You don’t need a three wire pump, you can get...

It You don’t need a three wire pump, you can get a regular bilge pump with a smaller foot print and mount a float switch to the pad. Wire it to a three way auto/off/on switch and be able to run in...
02-17-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,736
Posted By Dacman

Gotcha , yeh , no springs here and not lifting by...

Gotcha , yeh , no springs here and not lifting by torsion adjustment.
Was thinking the shock itself lifted , not so, just the mounting on some systems.
And the 5100s for lifted vehicles with more...
02-17-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,197
Posted By Dacman

I still do it this way. ...

I still do it this way.

https://youtu.be/BhL1uAp_WCw
02-17-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By Dacman

Hydraulic shop

I would take the rod out and take it to a hydraulic shop for repair. It will leak if you just flatten the burrs. $952.00 for the tilt tube assembly, I can’t find the rod available .
ouch!

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02-16-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,197
Posted By Dacman

Is this after a hub service? New grease, bearings...

Is this after a hub service? New grease, bearings and races cleaned and inspected? Cleaned out and repacked ?
02-16-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,736
Posted By Dacman

I’m not really understanding how the 5100 lifts...

I’m not really understanding how the 5100 lifts the front end either. Louc. Is there a spring under the shock boot?.
02-16-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,197
Posted By Dacman

I opt for needle nose pliers with the pliers tips...

I opt for needle nose pliers with the pliers tips in the cotter pin grooves on the nut, turn the hub by hand and turn the pliers handles until the nut is snug.
Go a bit further if the pin hole is...
02-15-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 331
Posted By Dacman

If the crankcase is leaking from seals and...

If the crankcase is leaking from seals and overall leakage then the fuel charge is lean and more air than fuel . Lean sneeze.
02-15-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 331
Posted By Dacman

It seals the crankcase pressure off and fuel...

It seals the crankcase pressure off and fuel charge gets pulled in on next stroke, right?
02-15-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 331
Posted By Dacman

I had a coworker go thru this on a Evinrude 30 I...

I had a coworker go thru this on a Evinrude 30 I think just older than yours. He had a friend rebuild it with new crank seals but never got it reliable again,
May be time to let it go before...
02-13-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,153
Posted By Dacman

175 hp looks like a great spin out nose down to...

175 hp looks like a great spin out nose down to me.
02-13-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Dacman

If you have room for the 18” span staying 8” away...

If you have room for the 18” span staying 8” away from your engine I’d go with that. The span makes a greater impact than the chord.
The 12 x 12 is the minimum rec. for yours.
I’d go 18x12 if you...
02-13-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Dacman

You can go over a strake no problem, but start...

You can go over a strake no problem, but start just inside the chine, 3-4” from hull side as pictured. I’d go up one size plane from recommended .


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02-13-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,736
Posted By Dacman

Just got mine ordered from Amazon. I love Amazon....

Just got mine ordered from Amazon. I love Amazon. Truck parts, boat parts etc. They have it all.
Delivered to your door in a few days usually , free shipping with a prime membership. Lots of perks...
02-12-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Dacman

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/1380x1187/54ec871d_38ef_4625_aaf8_37ed6f060e28_62b40a6e5552a6eb0512a4ea18f86baff4269552.jpeg
Go to Bennett’s site and research placement...
02-12-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By Dacman

Sometimes they just give up and need replacing....

Sometimes they just give up and need replacing. Mine gave up and tach jumped around at speed as well as the charging voltage dropped in and out. Replaced it and all was well again.
May just have...
02-11-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,442
Posted By Dacman

Yes , get the brakes. Is the Colorado rated to...

Yes , get the brakes. Is the Colorado rated to pull that load?
02-11-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,736
Posted By Dacman

This is really the reason I was asking. My Z71 is...

This is really the reason I was asking. My Z71 is equipped with Bilsteins from the factory but they are 19 years old and you forget how it used to ride as they slowly wear out.
I was considering...
02-10-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,736
Posted By Dacman

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/eeaf1f68_d34c_420b_8ba6_66fb55423747_5d7674e3341c7ed702e84e08c77ae76cafd1da2c.jpeg
Gonna get these . I just received new jounce...
02-10-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 767
Posted By Dacman

The seacock is not supposed to be thru bolted...

The seacock is not supposed to be thru bolted penetrating the hull.
It should be mounted on a block with wood screws into the mounting block only, for stability. The threads pull it to.
Get the...
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