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Forum: Dockside Chat
11-17-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,310
Posted By Whaler27

About 15 years ago we installed an in-ground...

About 15 years ago we installed an in-ground vinyl lined 20 x 40 salt water pool. Without gas in the street and with the location of the pool on the property, we had to go with a 100,000 BTU heat...
09-11-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,533
Posted By Whaler27

Twin Verados too heavy for the transom of a 2470.

Twin Verados too heavy for the transom of a 2470.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-30-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,251
Posted By Whaler27

Two major problem areas for that car are the...

Two major problem areas for that car are the VANOS bolts (they were under a "recall") and the torque converter failing causing the car to shudder between 1500 and 2100 RPM. Do some research to...
08-29-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By Whaler27

That's the 2.6L HPDI. Good motor. No problem...

That's the 2.6L HPDI. Good motor. No problem swapping a CCW foot for a CW foot or vice versa.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-27-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,645
Posted By Whaler27

1980 Oldsmobiile Cutlass V8 Diesel. My folks...

1980 Oldsmobiile Cutlass V8 Diesel. My folks bought one and it had the catastrophic head bolt failure as the salesman was pulling the car up to the front of the dealership to be delivered to them. ...
08-13-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Whaler27

Switched from Yamalube to Pennzoil XLF years ago...

Switched from Yamalube to Pennzoil XLF years ago on my HPDIs and never looked back. Plugs don't have the "cake" crumbs on them like they used to have with Yamalube.
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Forum: Dockside Chat
07-23-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,076
Posted By Whaler27

Yup. Just get rid of the clouds and the blue sky....

Yup. Just get rid of the clouds and the blue sky.


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06-19-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By Whaler27

Had the 32 gallon tank in a 2001 155cc replaced 2...

Had the 32 gallon tank in a 2001 155cc replaced 2 years ago. About $1400 for labor and miscellaneous and about $400 for the tank as I recall.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-07-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,580
Posted By Whaler27

Wherever he wants as long as its downstairs. ...

Wherever he wants as long as its downstairs. Not allowed in the bedrooms upstairs . In the winter its usually a couch in the family room that he has claimed as his own. In the summer its seems...
05-21-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,727
Posted By Whaler27

I've been using 925 for about 20 years. Easy to...

I've been using 925 for about 20 years. Easy to apply. Easy to get off if you don't let it dry hard. Just did the hulls sides this week even though they really didn't need it. Water still...
05-19-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 846
Posted By Whaler27

Whether the speed input to the Fuel Management...

Whether the speed input to the Fuel Management gauge is connected to the pitot tube speed sensor or GPS sensor is a matter of preference. The pitot tube input measures speed through the water...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-16-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,333
Posted By Whaler27

Had our 55 year old system serving 4 bd, 2.5 bath...

Had our 55 year old system serving 4 bd, 2.5 bath house replaced last year. On a 2 acre lot, gravity feed. Everything new, approximately 21K. Got 20 years out of the old system after a terra-lift. ...
05-09-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,426
Posted By Whaler27

The EFI system for most modern EFI outboard...

The EFI system for most modern EFI outboard motors relies on the battery to run the fuel pump at low engine speeds. Cutting off the battery cuts off the supply of electricity needed to run the fuel...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-08-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,321
Posted By Whaler27

Mine was red and then later replaced a green one...

Mine was red and then later replaced a green one with the nutbuster 3 speed gearshift. Don't remember nuttin other than the hippy carpenters doing an addition to the folks house. :)
Forum: Northeast
05-02-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By Whaler27

Mobile Bottom Prep and Paint Service Recommendation for Fairfield County, CT

Seeking recommendations for a mobile bottom prep and paint service for work in middle Fairfield County, CT.. 24 foot boat on trailer. Thanks.
04-25-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By Whaler27

Had a 1977 Evinrude 35 on a 13 Whaler used in...

Had a 1977 Evinrude 35 on a 13 Whaler used in salt water. No anodes, never flushed, no corrosion problems.
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-22-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,030
Posted By Whaler27

Use Wahl Pro-Ion clippers on our Golden Doodle....

Use Wahl Pro-Ion clippers on our Golden Doodle. Usually have to have a couple of sessions as I can only get him to stay still (with treats) for about 10 minutes. The dog is smart so I'm sure he's...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-20-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,675
Posted By Whaler27

LOL. Beat me to it by 3 minutes

LOL. Beat me to it by 3 minutes
04-06-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,299
Posted By Whaler27

Were the black plugs wet or dry? Using Yamahlube...

Were the black plugs wet or dry? Using Yamahlube for 2-stroke oil?
04-05-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 982
Posted By Whaler27

How would water be forced up the exhaust tube...

How would water be forced up the exhaust tube higher than it would be with the boat at rest and the motor off the faster you go? It seems that the only way that could happen is if the pressure of...
04-05-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 982
Posted By Whaler27

When moving the boat not in tight spaces and not...

When moving the boat not in tight spaces and not needing to put the boat on plane, I will run on one of the two. Alternate between them to keep the hours even.
04-03-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By Whaler27

^^ This ^^

^^ This ^^
04-02-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By Whaler27

Been a while since I had that setup but when I...

Been a while since I had that setup but when I did I ran a Yamaha 13 x 19 black stainless steel prop. The motor was mounted all the way down. 43 MPH at WOT (and scary). You don't need a 4-blade prop.
03-29-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,715
Posted By Whaler27

Your max RPM are too low for that motor. Should...

Your max RPM are too low for that motor. Should be running close to 5500 RPM at WOT with a moderate load. Now if propped correctly, a 6 cylinder 2-stroke running on 5 cylinders might lose a 800 to...
03-25-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,465
Posted By Whaler27

The Merc wins in a Merc vs. Suzy competition....

The Merc wins in a Merc vs. Suzy competition. Night vs. day different in peak torque - 230 lb-ft @ 4000 RPM vs.184 lb-ft @ 4000. The Suzuki gear ratio can't fix the crankshaft torque deficit. And...
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