Forumsee - Boating Mercury 200hp Saltwater 2-stroke shakes at 3200 RPM Can't find source of problem, cleaned carbs, replaced battery, stumped. Starts fine, runs great at all other RPM's. Discovered problem after winter layup. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:38:27 GMT Mercury Mariner Outboard Forum 2017-04-26T02:38:27Z Miller V-Drive cruiser My friend has this 1986 Miller open bow 21 V-drive cruiser. he had miller custom build for him. 454 Chevy, velvet drive, cassale drive box. Garaged most of its life. Hasn't been to the lake 2007. J... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:34:33 GMT V-Drives 2017-04-26T02:34:33Z Windshift Planning. Your destination is due East and the wind is from the north. But you expect it to veer to be easterly before the end of the passage. Which way do you steer? Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:28:44 GMT Yachting Monthly's Scuttlebutt 2017-04-26T02:28:44Z mercruiser 140 motor problems I just bought a 1986 Imperial with the 4 cyl. 140 mercruiser I/O . it was winterized last fall. I just went to start it and it just clicked, I think the starter is bad. i spun the motor by hand t... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:23:40 GMT Mercruiser Sterndrive Forum 2017-04-26T02:23:40Z 1997 Johnson 90hp Tilt/Trim assembly..Removal? I have a 1997 Johnson 90hp spl outboard motor and Im trying to replace the trim motor. I have taken out all of the bolts on the sides of the mounting brackets and disconnected the wiring and the Pi... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:08:18 GMT Johnson Evinrude Outboard Forum 2017-04-26T02:08:18Z 1990 150 evinrude no fire I have a 1990 150 evinrude with no fire. I replaced the power pack and all six coils. The stator looms to be fairly new CDI. Any thoughts Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:08:12 GMT Johnson Evinrude Outboard Forum 2017-04-26T02:08:12Z 2006 Johnson 90 hp 2 stroke link ans sync procedure Does anyone have the link and sync procedure for a late model 90 hp johnson 2 stroke? It ran perfectly when I put it away and on my first trip out this season it didn't want to idle and eventually... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:08:05 GMT Johnson Evinrude Outboard Forum 2017-04-26T02:08:05Z 1973 Slick Kraft OMC stern Drive Need Help Please...Small block chevy motor developed a water leak in intake manifold. Pulled it off and replaced the gaskets. Now that everything is back on, engine cranks really slow (won't Start)... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:58:37 GMT OMC Sterndrive and Inboard Forum 2017-04-26T01:58:37Z Mizen stay sail V cruising chute Just been experimenting with an old sail to see how practical it would be to set up a mizzen stay sail on my Neptunian cruiser. It seems that it would work ok, it clears all the existing stays and... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:54:34 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-04-26T01:54:34Z Nanni 2.14 14 np exhaust elbow. Evening all, boat launched today, we are getting a drip from the elbow, rubber pipe adjacent to the anode, anyway peachment are waiting for stock? Have trawled the interweb and come up with Lewis m... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:54:27 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-04-26T01:54:27Z Insuring a project ? Hello all I am in the process of refurbishing an old cabin cruiser and have started to think on getting it insured now. Before I spend hours calling around companies does any folk on here ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:54:21 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-04-26T01:54:21Z Clipping the gas Survey has stated that a new gas hose and regulator be fitted. Insurance has stated they won?t insure boat, if gas is onboard, until parts are replaced. Does the regulator need to have a compress... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:54:15 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-04-26T01:54:15Z block surface for the cylinder head corroded HI I have a Tohatsu 3 cylinder 2 stroke that is about 15 years old. It has been working fine but the mechanic has gone to replace the head gasket as there was some salt water leak in this area and ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:54:02 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-04-26T01:54:02Z Westerley Konsort moulds on Gumtree Saw this and thought it might be of interest to people on here: Interesting bit of history there Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:53:55 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-04-26T01:53:55Z Any Messolonghi news? Having left Messolonghi marina at the end of last season to overwinter elsewhere due to the ongoing "political" situation at the boatyard, does anybody have any concrete news as to whether anythin... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:53:08 GMT Liveaboard Link 2017-04-26T01:53:08Z NMMA meets with Interior Department officials The meeting that was held Monday is expected to be the first in a series of official meetings. More... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:48:38 GMT Boating Industry News Feed Forum - Endless Boating Community Forums 2017-04-26T01:48:38Z 3260 top mounted twin controls Looking for some expertise.... I've got twin Volvo Penta 5.7 GXI-D engines mated to DP-S drives. Had my local service guys replace my seals on the port outdrive last fall. Fired up both engines on ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:47:33 GMT The Regal Owners Forum • View forum - Owners Main Lounge 2017-04-26T01:47:33Z Adding Quick release seats for the Sportster I just bought a 2005 155 sportster. The seats had their issues, which required me to pull them out in order to have the center portion of the bottoms sections rebuilt. I wasn't excited to f... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:43:44 GMT Sea-Doo Spark Forum 2017-04-26T01:43:44Z 2012 RXT-X 260 lost top speed I had just purchased this machine, we did a compression test and a water test and everything worked fine. I took it out for 2 more rips and on the 2nd one when i took it out I lost about 10-15 mph ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:32:37 GMT 4-Tec Sea-Doo PWC Forum 2017-04-26T01:32:37Z I was looking to buy 2012 rxt 260is and was looking for some opinions Well I haven't been on for a while. Last year my 03 gtx sunk so I had to sell . Now I am looking at 2012 rxt . Can some one tell me the difference between is& as . Any issues with the year or the s... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:32:30 GMT 4-Tec Sea-Doo PWC Forum 2017-04-26T01:32:30Z Removing Fuel From Tank A while back in a build thread someone praised a electric pump to remove fuel from the tank while draining and I cant for the life of me find it in the recent build threads. It was something someon... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:08:25 GMT 2-Stroke Sea-Doo PWC forum 2017-04-26T01:08:25Z Air filter mounting bracket screws So after I cleaned my carb everything went back on smoothly. But for some reason the bolts for two mounting brackets seem like the threads are stripped when the bolt goes into the air box? I really... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:08:17 GMT 2-Stroke Sea-Doo PWC forum 2017-04-26T01:08:17Z Seadoo gtx 1997 doesnt start I'm working on a Seadoo 1997 with the 787 engine. the engine will sometime fire-up and sometime there is no spark at all (but the engine turn over). The engine start easily and two minutes later it... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:08:10 GMT 2-Stroke Sea-Doo PWC forum 2017-04-26T01:08:10Z 93 Mercrusier 5.0 starter issue My 93 Bayliner 2459 seems to turn over a bit slow. However, since I did not have it until recently, I don't know what to compare it with. It starts fine, but, seems to turn over a bit tough on the ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:38:07 GMT Mercruiser I/O & Inboard Engines & Outdrives - 32 - Page: 1 2017-04-26T00:38:07Z LIFT CYL HOSE/LINE REMOVAL Haven't done this pretty straight forward procedure in a while .I am always concerned when it comes to a small fitting and a small wrench.What are we using to back off the fitting under the drive ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:38:00 GMT Mercruiser I/O & Inboard Engines & Outdrives - 32 - Page: 1 2017-04-26T00:38:00Z Engine cutting out Hi All, hoping for some help. I have a 2006 Maxum 1800 with 3.0 mercruiser in it. Boat was put away for the winter and was running great. I have had it out on the water a few times now and have ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:37:52 GMT Mercruiser I/O & Inboard Engines & Outdrives - 32 - Page: 1 2017-04-26T00:37:52Z 5.7EFI Fuel pumps It is supper crappy not having a manual for my engine. I'm stocking up on parts and pieces for spare. Anyone have an idea what make or model this fuel pump is? To completely remove and take downtow... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:12:20 GMT River Jet Boating Forum • View forum - Mechanics 2017-04-26T00:12:20Z New project for Vas? Bounty" 37? Fred Nicholls classic 1936 wooden cruiser ? offered for ?free? for restoration. Go on Vas, you know you want to... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:59:32 GMT Motor Boat Forum 2017-04-25T23:59:32Z KAD44P EDC Panel issue Hi All, I have an issue with my EDC control pannel on my Targa 40. It take a couple of tries to get the leds buttons to light up when starting the engines. Needs to switch of a few times and p... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:59:25 GMT Motor Boat Forum 2017-04-25T23:59:25Z Stupid things done on a boat. In another thread, Lyme Regis was mentioned, which is where I had my first mooring. Now, I've done many stupid things on boats, but all without injury to others. But about 30 years ago 3 boaters ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:59:17 GMT Motor Boat Forum 2017-04-25T23:59:17Z Insurance quotes?! In a spare 10 minutes a couple of weeks ago I filled in an on-line form for a quote just to see if it might be cheaper than Y Insurance, who I'm with at the moment and very happy with. Just checkin... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:59:11 GMT Motor Boat Forum 2017-04-25T23:59:11Z Engine Upgrade I am considering purchasing a twin petrol engined cruiser and wondering if anyone has any advice on swaping the petrol units for deisel. I understand that it is not just a simple swap of engines b... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:59:05 GMT Motor Boat Forum 2017-04-25T23:59:05Z Budget subwoofer? I don't speak budget well, so this is surprisingly tough for me. Did full blown wetsounds system last year, JL the previous year. Trying to be smarter this year. No new skis. Cheap boat. Budget ste... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:53:44 GMT Electronics-Stereo/GPS/Chartplotter/Electrical etc | Jet Boaters Community Forum 2017-04-25T23:53:44Z Please Help - Trailer Bunks Scratching Black Hull This has likely been covered already but my question is fairly specific. I have a brand new 2016 242 ls with black hull. The trailer bunks are already causing surface scratches which may be more vi... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:48:37 GMT General Discussion | Jet Boaters Community Forum 2017-04-25T23:48:37Z 4th of july lake gaston We want to see the fireworks by boat this year on the 4th. We have not been to lake gaston yet. The fireworks are set off on the eaton road bridge. Anyone familiar with gaston have any suggestio... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:48:30 GMT General Discussion | Jet Boaters Community Forum 2017-04-25T23:48:30Z FREE Domestic Shipping On Orders $50 or More! Hey guys and gals, we're celebrating the launch of our new website by giving free domestic ground shipping on orders over $50 now through the end of the month! Our new website has been optim... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:48:23 GMT General Discussion | Jet Boaters Community Forum 2017-04-25T23:48:23Z T-Bag on Normal Bimini Top Has anyone ever put one of these on a normal bimini top? Seems like it might work and be cool place to put towels or other stuff. Yes, I realize you loose cabin height, but it might still be wort... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:48:16 GMT General Discussion | Jet Boaters Community Forum 2017-04-25T23:48:16Z Central Texas winds just won't let up. I'm sure you Northern guys won't feel for us down here but the windy pattern is getting old. Anybody else down here feel the frustration?   Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:48:10 GMT General Discussion | Jet Boaters Community Forum 2017-04-25T23:48:10Z Seafarer Transducer Hello again To provide an overview - I have been on and off working on a fiberglass hull of a Starley Sea Nymph to eliminate some small but significant leaks etc and my attention has now been b... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:43:25 GMT OnBoard Electronics & Controls - Boat Design Forums 2017-04-25T23:43:25Z 2859 Windshield leak I have a leak coming from 2 of the bolts holding the (front) windshield in place. Moving the headliner (monkey fir) I found 2 of the bolts appear to have been broken off, the nut is missing the the... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:23:11 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Topics in General Boating Topics (1/657) 2017-04-25T23:23:11Z New 2017 VR5 - initial thoughts and a couple of questions I'm a new owner of a 2017 VR5. It was ordered with every option except the swim tower and the table. We didn't get the swim tower because of the bimini top being bigger on the non swim tower bimini... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:22:51 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Topics in General Boating Topics (1/657) 2017-04-25T23:22:51Z Racing my Tohatsu m40d NEED lower unit gear ratio options? I am getting into racing these 3 cylinder m40d's and through my failed attempts at finding answers, I felt the need to check with some of you who may have experience with the subject. Other than th... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:02:58 GMT Honda & Tohatsu/Nissan Outboards - 42 - Page: 1 2017-04-25T23:02:58Z New tarriFor sale: for US boaters entering Canadian waters In response to the The U.S. Commerce Department imposing import duties ranging from 3 per cent to 24 per cent on shipments from Canadian softwood lumber producers, Tourism Canada is now preparing ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:57:33 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Recent Discussions (1/38) 2017-04-25T22:57:33Z Bayliner 190DB OB w/Merc 150 - Over propped? Just took delivery of a 2016 Bayliner 190DB w/a 150 Merc Four Stroke OB. Wife and I love the layout and amenities of the boat. It's my first non-fishing boat, and we bought it to be able to acces... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:57:20 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Recent Discussions (1/38) 2017-04-25T22:57:20Z Cummins mechanic in Seattle area? Looking for recommendations on a solid and reliable Cummins mechanic to do a general check, injector cleaning, etc on my 330 Diamond Series diesels. I'm at Elliott Bay Marina and would be grateful... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:52:41 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Topics in Technical Discussion (1/745) 2017-04-25T22:52:41Z 2655 cierra steering issue Hi all and Happy New Year!! Have had a look through some of the Technical section on steering issues and although one topic on changing Trim Tabs to ones with a rudder on both sides sounds o.k. m... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:52:27 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Topics in Technical Discussion (1/745) 2017-04-25T22:52:27Z Yamaha F2.5 carb adjustments So I recently bought a 2003 F2.5 and whenever I rev it up it would bog down a bit, however if I pulled out the choke a bit it would be fine. So I took apart the carb and cleaned it out and it was d... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:47:38 GMT Yamaha & Suzuki Outboards - 38 - Page: 1 2017-04-25T22:47:38Z Micro cruising proa, wHY NOT? The 6th episode, here he is, finally decking..... An attempt to simplify boat building, a poor man boat maybe..... a rough calculation worked out to be around 500 euro to build. poplar ply (g... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:42:20 GMT Multihulls - Boat Design Forums 2017-04-25T22:42:20Z Tower Speakrs on 2015 Scarab 195 Hey guys. I have a 2015 Scarab HO impulse with a wakeboard tower. Now the wiring has been pre run in the tower. I can trace it from behind the CD player and I see the unused plug for an amplifier. ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:37:33 GMT Scarab Jet Boats | Jet Boaters Community Forum 2017-04-25T22:37:33Z Motoring over to Kemah Texas We aren't new by any means as I have been on boats in one shape or form since I was a kid but.......Never have I done a trip like this before.  I am considering traveling from Lake Charles, Louisia... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:32:46 GMT Newbies - Chaparral Boats Owners Club 2017-04-25T22:32:46Z Looking for sources of marine foam and marine grade vinyl online or in DFW, Texas? Recovering a bench,1992 Galaxie, I had to rebuld. No plans on sewing, just trying to make it comfortable and look decent. Emphasis on comfort over appearance. Very novice at uphostry. Any existin... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:32:29 GMT Boat Restoration, Building, and Hull Repair - 33 - Page: 1 2017-04-25T22:32:29Z Honda 225 Oil Leak! My Mercury mechanic attempted to replace the water pumps on my starboard 2006 BF225 today. When he removed the lower unit he said a steady tream of oil was coming of what he thought was the main ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:07:42 GMT Honda Outboard Forum 2017-04-25T22:07:42Z Alternator Fried After dropping my boat off at the storage building, I got back in the truck, cranked it up and the most awful grinding/squealing noise came out from under the hood. I turned it off and opened the h... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:04:20 GMT Trucks & Trailers - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:04:20Z Traded a boat for a car/truck Made this trade recently. Bought a offshore fishing boat almost 2 years back, and have not launched this one since. Was in storage until I was offered this in trade. Will need a little work ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:04:14 GMT Trucks & Trailers - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:04:14Z Any vendors have NSS9 Evo2 remans or getting any? I'd like to add another one to my boat. I've checked with BOE and their not sure if they are getting anymore. Anybody seen any around? Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:04:01 GMT Marine Electronics Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:04:01Z Raytheon R20XX - Multiple Issues Hi Everyone, I installed a used r20XX last year. The cable was cut in three places so I soldered it back together. It ran great on a test run at the boat ramp on top of my car. Once I put... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:03:54 GMT Marine Electronics Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:03:54Z Amp/speakers on a budget Hello everyone, I?ve been a forum lurker for a long time. I?llpreface this by saying that I am very ignorant when it comes to marine/autoaudio which is why I?m here asking this question. I?ve got a... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:03:48 GMT Marine Electronics Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:03:48Z Older Furuno to Newer Garmin I could probably figure this out by looking at my boat but since I'm not at my boat and sitting in my office, here goes: I'm replacing older Furuno electronics on a new to me boat (c. 2000-2011 ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:03:42 GMT Marine Electronics Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:03:42Z School me on thru hull transducers I fish Lake Michigan in the 25ft to 350ft of water. I have always had transom mount ducers but want to go with a full thru hull - as in not a shoot through, but one where it an actual hole in the ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:03:35 GMT Marine Electronics Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:03:35Z Lowrance Gen 2 Touch and Airmar TM150 Hey there, I am currently running my Lowrance 9" Gen 2 Touch with the standard 50/200 and an LSS-2 for sidescan. I just read that with the latest lowrance update that the Gen 2 now supports C... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:03:29 GMT Marine Electronics Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:03:29Z SSB antenna length questions For mounting a whip antenna on a powerboat, how much better is the 23' antenna than a 17' antenna? Also, if the base is mounted on the side of the cabin, does the cabin reduce propagation of the si... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:03:23 GMT Marine Electronics Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:03:23Z Direct connect Airmar B175HW and B175L (Chirp) to Simrad Evo3 needs SonarHub? I just received my new pair of Simrad EVO3 12" MFD's to start my upgrades on the entire boat. I have new in the box 1 x B175HW and 1 x B175L transducer CHIRP. My plan was to always mount 2 separate... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:03:16 GMT Marine Electronics Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:03:16Z Simrad Evo3 Dual Chirp Transducer Comparable to B175H-W Pulling the trigger in January on a pair of NSS12 evo3s along with 4G to replace a Raymarine c80 based setup. Based all all the research here and elsewhere (thanks Abbor and everyone else for... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:03:10 GMT Marine Electronics Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:03:10Z Can't get Go7 Total Scan Ducer to stay put. No matter what I do it keeps moving up readjust and tightening the hell out of the thing but still does it. Any Ideas short of tack welding into place? Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:03:04 GMT Marine Electronics Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:03:04Z Never but off Craigslist I bought an HDS 5 gen 1 with lss1 structure scan and everything needed for it to work I hooked up power from lss1 with out a fuse and the guy says that my problem is I need a fuse to get it to work... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:02:57 GMT Marine Electronics Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:02:57Z JL 600/6 question My installer didn't follow my instructions on how to hook up my new JL 600/6 amp to power 2 pairs of JL 650MX's and a single JL MX10IB. I wanted him to drive each 650 on its own channel (1-4) and t... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:02:44 GMT Marine Electronics Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:02:44Z Marine audio stereo. Best bang for the buck. Bundle ? Looking to replace the basket case radio and speakers in the boat I bought in the fall. Went to West Marine today and saw the Fusion MS-RA55 compact unit due to space restraints for $179 and the... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:02:38 GMT Marine Electronics Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T22:02:38Z Yamaha F250 Rigging Hose Install into Grommet Hello gents, Maybe I am missing something but i cannot seems to slide the rigging tube into the engine side grommet on my Yamaha f-250. Is there a trick to do this? Maybe using some soap to he... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:57:27 GMT Boating How-To?s : The Kerno Memorial Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:57:27Z Mercury 2 Stroke Owners Engine was running a little rough recently so I put new gaskets in the carbs and also opened up the screws a full turn. Manual says 1.5 turns and now I have them at 2.5. Seems to be running right w... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:55:30 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:55:30Z Seastar steering system leak Hello everyone, I recently purchased a beautiful World Cat 230SF with twin Honda 150's. It has a Seastar hydraulic power steering system. After spending a couple of weeks in the driveway, I climb... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:55:23 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:55:23Z 1965 Boston Whaler 16' Rebuild Hello! I recently began my restoration of my 1965 Boston Whaler 16'. It was originally a "Currituck" side console version, but will be made into a 16' Custom by the time I am through. This is ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:55:17 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:55:17Z 1970's tunnel hull mako? I'm looking at an early 70s 19 ft mako with a tunnel. I love the classic makos but have never seen one with a tunnel. I was wondering if anyone has owned one and what potential issues I could run i... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:55:11 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:55:11Z new boat has a push button start not a ignition i purchase a boat with a 1978 johnson outboard. It has a push button start and to kill it you have a toggle switch that is the choke so you just choke it down i do not like this. can you explain h... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:55:05 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:55:05Z Help Finding Windshield Molding TP 139 I just contacted American Marine for a price on some windshield molding to redo the glass on my SeaCraft Tsunami. I need about 70 feet and the woman who answered quoted me $4.49 per foot!!!! How i... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:54:58 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:54:58Z Evinrude diagnostic question So first post if it already is active please point me in the right direction if not any insight would be great. I have a 2002 ficht ram 175 (I know I know get a merc haha) Had some trouble last... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:54:52 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:54:52Z Actioncraft I have a 2310 Coastal bay entering its 11th year. Love the boat. Windshield had enough spider cracks that I decided to replace. Living in Fl, couldn't get anyone who would return calls, give me a... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:54:46 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:54:46Z Yamaha tach replacement I have an 88 yamaha 70. The multifunction tach isnt working and we narrowed it down to the tach itself. Looks like 400 plus for a new one. Part number is 6y5-83500-03-00. Anyone know of another op... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:54:40 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:54:40Z Has your Imemsa Panga held up? Would like to slip and fish a 25BA 150 times a year. Will it last 10 years in your opinion? Does it need a additionsl barrier coat to slip 8 months a year? Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:54:33 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:54:33Z Way to test poly fuel tank? My "new" boat has a large poly tank in it. There is basically no gas in it at all and I really don't want to chance having it be a leaky teaky. Is there a way to test it to see it it sound? Last... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:54:27 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:54:27Z Pitot tube placement Is there any reason a pitot tube speedometer pickup has to mounted one side or the other on my transom?Every boat I have had it has been mounted on the starboard side.I want to mount in on the port... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:54:15 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:54:15Z Best family sleeper + offshore + trailerable Single inboard or double outboard, sleep 4, electric head + shower, micro-galley, cockpit for fishing/lounging, 300nm range, and 100% trailerable is required. Under $30k definitely. To you bo... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:54:08 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:54:08Z 40hp Mercury Mariner won't start I have a 1989 Mercury Mariner that won't start. Looking for suggestions. Have spark at all 4 cylinders and rebuilt the carbs. Will fire on starting fluid no problem. Looking for ideas as to where t... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:54:02 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:54:02Z The saga continues w/my 250 OX66 - what the heck is going on? I have not been able to get my 1998 250 OX66 to fire since late February which started in a weird way. Everything was fine when I put it back on the lift and then 36 hours later with nothing happen... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:53:56 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:53:56Z Seastar Steering pressure Does anyone know the operating pressure of the seastar fluid? I have to make up some hoses and am curious as the brass fitting used by seastar are only 150 lb rating. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:53:49 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:53:49Z trim tie straps properly or not at all. I reached inside a gunnel today to pull a transducer cable through and when I pulled my arm back out, I had 5 long slices down my wrist leaking blood everywhere. I could see with my mirror 10 or mo... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:53:43 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:53:43Z Survey survey survey Reason for this post- To make sure this THT member (ReelhungSC, I will not use his real name) is called out for outright complete lies about a boat he was selling here and I ended up purchasing. I... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:53:36 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:53:36Z Another Onslow Bay 27 Build Well, Got the email and going into the mold shortly. Due in July. Decided to start a thread for the build. I am about an hour away. Options include Livewell leaning post Freshwater Soft to... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:53:30 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:53:30Z Help - Cant remove fuel/water filter Hello; Trying to replace the fuel/water separator filter and I cant remove the old one. I have the filter wrench, got it moving a fraction but cant get it to grip. Ive only had the boat for 9 ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:53:23 GMT The Boating Forum - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum 2017-04-25T21:53:23Z Shorelander Wheels Anyone else have the clear coating on the chrome wheels peel off? All of mine is flaking off and I have a little rust in places. This is a 2016 trailer, fresh water only.   Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:32:26 GMT Yamaha AR240, SX240 and 242 Limited / S | Jet Boaters Community Forum 2017-04-25T21:32:26Z Yes, a ribbon delete post...but for the install, not the worthiness. I searched but can't find a post about what I experienced when trying to remove the ribbons on my boat last weekend. All the posts I find are about whether or not it's worth it. Basically has any... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:32:19 GMT Yamaha AR240, SX240 and 242 Limited / S | Jet Boaters Community Forum 2017-04-25T21:32:19Z Ratchetting of Propeller Shaft Hey Folks - new member, first post. Boat: 2004 Alumacraft Navigator 165 tiller Motor: 2004 Mercury 50hp ELPTO oil-injected 2-stroke Question: Should my prop shaft "ratchet" when gear selecto... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:58:25 GMT Mercury & Mariner Outboards - 36 - Page: 1 2017-04-25T20:58:25Z Anodes on Trim Tabs So I read some threads on the anodes for the drive.  But there is an anode on each of my trim tabs.  Should that be same material as the anodes on drive.  I am thinking yes.  Thoughts?     ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:48:14 GMT Boat Talk - Chaparral Boats Owners Club 2017-04-25T20:48:14Z Need quick 496 impeller help I pulled the pump for an inspection. There's a grey and green plastic tube attached as well as a black rubber hose. Looks like a sense line or something. It fell off from whatever it was connected ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:48:01 GMT Boat Talk - Chaparral Boats Owners Club 2017-04-25T20:48:01Z Bunk board replacement Hello, The bunk boards on my boat need to be replaced. What is the best glue for the carpet and what type of wood? Thanks Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:17:23 GMT Trailers and Towing - 30 - Page: 1 2017-04-25T20:17:23Z 1964 johnson 18 hp hood or emblems Good morning, I would like to make a copy of my father 20 hp johnson with 18 hp hood. I bought a 20 hp but I can't find here in italy the 18 hp hood or just the plastic emblem on the sides and th... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:57:42 GMT Johnson & Evinrude Outboards - 35 - Page: 1 2017-04-25T18:57:42Z Help needed setting up tiller handle for 1993 Evinrude 50/35 Jet model E50JETB I just purchased this motor, model E50JETB. The guy had it hooked to steering controls, but told me he had a tiller handle for it if I'd rather have that. Picking up the boat, we had issues with th... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:57:35 GMT Johnson & Evinrude Outboards - 35 - Page: 1 2017-04-25T18:57:35Z 1980 johnson V4 85HP Wont go in to Forward Gear After waterpump refit hi all need help on this one. i have just replaced the water pump on my V4 85hp Johnson, (1980) I had it in neutral whilst i removed the lower unit. Now once i have reassembled it it goes in to R... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:57:27 GMT Johnson & Evinrude Outboards - 35 - Page: 1 2017-04-25T18:57:27Z 1978 johnson switch kill problem model # 35-38 shut key off and engine keeps running . Continuity from m to m [black-black yellow wires ,terminals ] .what could be problem . Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:57:20 GMT Johnson & Evinrude Outboards - 35 - Page: 1 2017-04-25T18:57:20Z 1968 Starcraft Star Trek-V 15' project Picked up a fun little project the other day. Found a 1968 Star Trek-V 15', which from looking through this forum it appears it is fairly uncommon. The boat is basically a shell, no outboard, floor... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:38:15 GMT Starcraft Boats - 98 - Page: 1 2017-04-25T18:38:15Z Volvo penta engine oil and out drive oil I have a 2008 5.0 L GL Volvo Penta, and need to change oil and out drive oil. I have had all mercruisers in the past, so I would like to know what you would recommend using. The out drive is a SX-A. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:37:59 GMT Volvo Penta I/O & Inboard Gas Engines & Outdrives - 58 - Page: 1 2017-04-25T18:37:59Z