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06-15-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 234
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Posted By bikergja

This post got so big I stoped reading it and...

This post got so big I stoped reading it and picked back up near the end. Let’s remember that evenrude did sell four stroke engines before and why they stopped I don’t know. The were Suzuki power...
06-12-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,480
Posted By bikergja

Smith and wollinsky is a good choice. You are on...

Smith and wollinsky is a good choice. You are on the water, a good breeze or inside in air and you can park and a short walk to see the crazies in south beach. The problem $$$$. All suggestions above...
06-12-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,968
Posted By bikergja

Signman, I agree with you, I think ficht killed...

Signman, I agree with you, I think ficht killed them and the reputation never left. I have pair of etec 300’s on my boat and they are by far better than the Yamaha and optimax I had on boats in the...
06-09-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 28,767
Posted By bikergja

Hey glas,, I look at the coast guard as the same...

Hey glas,, I look at the coast guard as the same as the people in the airports checking you out. It’s for your safety. I have been boarded by every agency you can name here and Bahamas in my boating...
06-03-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,537
Posted By bikergja

If you don’t mind gulf fishing look into Naples.

If you don’t mind gulf fishing look into Naples.
06-03-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 982
Posted By bikergja

Watch out for carrier and seals what they say Is...

Watch out for carrier and seals what they say Is good info. I had at least three merc lowers crack In the same place. Welding was easier on the pocket book if done right. Had 50/50 success with...
06-01-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,153
Posted By bikergja

Those hoses look pretty old. If they used ethanol...

Those hoses look pretty old. If they used ethanol fuel and the fuel line is not ethanol friendly it will rot from the inside out and may have small leaks or seepage. Like they said also.
05-31-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By bikergja

I have tried many soaps and voodoo mixes and...

I have tried many soaps and voodoo mixes and nothing works. The only thing that worked on one boat was let the sun bleach it out. If you find something publish it many people had or have the same...
05-30-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,256
Posted By bikergja

Did I miss something? A mention of number of...

Did I miss something? A mention of number of people on board, are they going to charge by individuals?
05-24-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,415
Posted By bikergja

If you can improve mileage and speed it would be...

If you can improve mileage and speed it would be great. Like anything else it will have to be proved. There are so many scams out there people are sensitive to many new things. If it does work it may...
05-20-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By bikergja

If acetone and alcohol didn’t work the only other...

If acetone and alcohol didn’t work the only other thing I used was mineral spirits. It did the job for me and coated the material.
05-19-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By bikergja

That’s a good project but you may want to...

That’s a good project but you may want to evaluate the cost of doing it. The boat is over 20 years old. Is it the boat you want to keep for at least the next ten years. Example: bracket-$2-3k, engine...
05-16-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By bikergja

There should be a label on your tanks showing how...

There should be a label on your tanks showing how many gallons capacity.
05-16-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By bikergja

If you have done all those repairs after the...

If you have done all those repairs after the problem started it’s time to try it in the water. If I remember, and it’s been a while, idle should be between 650 and 720 or so rpm. Every motor is...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-11-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,650
Posted By bikergja

What ever it was it ain’t no more.

What ever it was it ain’t no more.
05-10-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By bikergja

If it is a small hole and not structural it...

If it is a small hole and not structural it should be ok soak it well wit resin to fill the voids and glass over.
05-04-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,989
Posted By bikergja

Was there early 80’s also. Stuck in heavy rain...

Was there early 80’s also. Stuck in heavy rain storm over night and ceiling collapsed from leak. Woke up in morning to nice day but no bait for sale. Beautiful area but place was run down. Headed to...
05-03-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,118
Posted By bikergja

I think it’s time to re-think your boating needs....

I think it’s time to re-think your boating needs. Your boat should have at least cleats foward and aft and at least one spring cleat more based on boat size. If you don’t want fixed cleats then...
05-03-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,568
Posted By bikergja

I don’t care who did what! If I live in Miami and...

I don’t care who did what! If I live in Miami and pursuit is in Michigan and their vendor is next door to them I am not going to send the boat back to them. The one that gets the money, dealer or...
04-26-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By bikergja

If you are coming from the south go thru east...

If you are coming from the south go thru east featherbed, three markers. Then look toward the lighthouse as the markers into boca are floats. And not easily seen by people not familiar. Good luck,...
04-26-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,724
Posted By bikergja

A couple of years ago I was coming in black point...

A couple of years ago I was coming in black point channel, Miami, which is almost two miles to the ramp, and a small 20’ boat was mid channel with the owner trying to tie up to a marker. Boats were...
04-25-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 102,494
Posted By bikergja

Jillybird you hit most of it on the head. I can’t...

Jillybird you hit most of it on the head. I can’t understand how people 1000’s of miles away can comment and show charts,and quote laws when have never been a regular boater here. Not only that,...
04-25-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,031
Posted By bikergja

The best info I can give you is try another...

The best info I can give you is try another dealer. There is no reason to have your boat laid up for such long periods in the yard. Parts ship daily. Are you sure that a mechanic is test driving your...
04-25-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,006
Posted By bikergja

Wow, lots of choices. I use on off. Like said...

Wow, lots of choices. I use on off. Like said cover your trailer. In the old days they used oven cleaner. It worked well, just spray it on and wait a few minutes and wash off. I find a lot of the gel...
04-14-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By bikergja

That is a lot of holes to play with for...

That is a lot of holes to play with for structural strength. Don’t know where holes are without pictures and would recommend bite the bullet and re-do it. If you want to take a chance and a moisture...
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