Forumsee - Boating Volvo Penta Engine Alignment Issues Hello, I'm doing my first engine alignment of a 2007 V-P 5.7 Gi married to a DPS outdrive. Prior to this, I replaced the gimbal bearing and rebuilt one of the motor mounts Because it was literal... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:02:56 GMT Volvo Penta I/O & Inboard Gas Engines & Outdrives - 58 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T18:02:56Z Merc 39 Questions Merc 39 I just got an old Mercury outboard, a Merc 39 3.9 Hp. Itdidn?t look to bad and came with a gas tank, I will eventually use it on a 12ft Jon boat. Going by the serial number it is a 1... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:51:54 GMT Mercury Mariner Outboard Forum 2017-02-21T17:51:54Z mercrusier alpha one Hi, can somebody tell me what the standard propeller would be for my Mercruiser Alpha 1 drive. My prop is aluminum and the edges of the prop are bent over and I want to replace the prop. I am not a... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:37:27 GMT Mercruiser Sterndrive Forum 2017-02-21T17:37:27Z Expensive day....! So what did you do today? Me I picked up my new liferaft from Ocean Safety. All very shiny. I lugged it down to the boat and manhandled it up the ladder and onto the side deck. Just as I was thinki... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:31:57 GMT Yachting Monthly's Scuttlebutt 2017-02-21T17:31:57Z 1979 80hp Jet- Spark plug wires and plugs question Good day! I am having a hard time finding the correct plugs and wires I need for this motor. The plugs in there now are- but they don't seem to make them anymore? The wires are 17 inches long ... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:36:56 GMT Identifying Model / Year / Horsepower 2017-02-21T16:36:56Z OMC 140 backfire when cranking over Recently bought a 19' Crestliner with a old OMC 4 banger. When I turn the key to crank over the engine it seems like 3 out of the four cylinders are working. When cylinder 2 goes up on its compress... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:11:41 GMT OMC Sterndrive and Inboard Forum 2017-02-21T16:11:41Z Searching for S/Y Isabelita Betancor Hi. You may have seen my post on different Facebook pages. I'm looking for information about Isabelita Betancor and her owner Hans Christian Heinrich Fröhlich, Swedish citizen. The last I kn... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:37:48 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-21T15:37:48Z Surveyor near Dorset Hi all, Im looking for a good surveyor who could look at a yatch in Dorset, does anyone have a recommendation? Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:37:42 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-21T15:37:42Z Johnson sea water pump leak A steady drip from the back of the pump on Yanmar 3cyl, so I took the whole assembly off yesterday. It's marked as an F4B 903 and the Johnson site refers to this model as a flange mounted pump, wh... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:37:35 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-21T15:37:35Z Horizontal instrument mounts I need to mount a Nasa Target 2 onto a horizontal surface. For various reasons I want to avoid a bracket arrangement and am looking for an angle mount to tilt the face towards the helm and at the s... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:37:17 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-21T15:37:17Z Replacement Backstay adjuster for Nic 45 Hello. My backstay adjuster which is a very old Navtec with a separate panel of unknown origin has been declared beyond economical repear. I am therefore in the market for a replacement... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:37:04 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-21T15:37:04Z scrubbing posts with a concrete platform - safe for an encapsulated keel? Hi As per the title - I have a Rival 34 with an encapsulated keel, the local scrubbing posts have a concrete platform on which the keel will sit. Personally I would be much happier if there we... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:36:58 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-21T15:36:58Z Rebuilding my Penta 2002 that wouldn't turn over Following on from the strip down now beginning the rebuild. Main, big end, piston rings and head gasket ordered from Marine Parts Europe. Cleaning up the piston ring undercuts and came across t... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:36:51 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-21T15:36:51Z Prop shaft coupling I want to loosen the prop shaft so that I can push it back and replace the Volvo seal It's a split type coupling with 4 bolts but I thought there was also a screw; what I have got is a hole proba... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:36:39 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-21T15:36:39Z Heating prop shaft to remove key I am trying to remove a very stubborn 1/4 inch brass key in the keyway of a 1 inch stainless steel propeller shaft. So far it has resisted repeated applications of penetrating oil, tapping wit... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:36:33 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-21T15:36:33Z Honda Concept Motor Most would have seen the concept motor (design) presented in Miami. The Honda NSX of outboards...! What was perhaps the most positiv... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:57:00 GMT Boating Chat 2017-02-21T12:57:00Z Where to find injectors I'm having a hard time finding injectors for my jet ski it's a 2003 gti le rfi 800, anyone know where to get them locally at a parts store ? Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:54:13 GMT 2-Stroke Sea-Doo PWC forum 2017-02-21T12:54:13Z 350 5.0L Mag MPI No spark. Banging my head against the wall Hi I really hope there is someone wise here you knows exactly what my problem is I already had 1 "generic" boat mechanic look at the problem and 2 mechanics from a Mercury service center. Neith... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:33:44 GMT Mercruiser I/O & Inboard Engines & Outdrives - 32 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T12:33:44Z RNLI Crib sheet. Worth printing a copy and laminating and sticking on wheelhouse wall. Would have been nice to have been able to get a PDF of this from RNLI.... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:17:29 GMT Motor Boat Forum 2017-02-21T12:17:29Z What's the difference between marine and car amplifiers? Dumb question, but what is the difference between marine grade amplifiers and car amplifiers? If you aren't in an area with salt exposure, can you use a car amp?   Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:07:12 GMT Electronics-Stereo/GPS/Chartplotter/Electrical etc | Jet Boaters Community Forum 2017-02-21T12:07:12Z 15 hp nissan I think I had ask this question last yr but I don't remember I have a 15 HP Nissan nsf15b it has a starter brk on it I have put a starter with a push button to start it question I have does it hav... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:38:38 GMT Honda & Tohatsu/Nissan Outboards - 42 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T11:38:38Z 360a Hurth for sale I know this should go in the parts section but this is very specific to the 85-88 32xx and extremely difficult to find. I have my spare 360a Hurth transmission for sale, I no longer need it because... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:37:37 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Recent Discussions (1/38) 2017-02-21T11:37:37Z Bi fold entry door Hi owners. New to the site. Looking for bifold door part #1693316 for my 02 2455. I was told Bayliner has to make one for me. None in stock. Been searching web with no luck. Can anyone h... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:37:17 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Recent Discussions (1/38) 2017-02-21T11:37:17Z Conversion to outboard Has anyone converted a 2651 sterndrive to outboard? Need to replace the current motor and as I have a 250HO Etec sitting in the shed wondered if it would be worthwhile doing a conversion. Saw som... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:36:34 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Topics in Technical Discussion (1/745) 2017-02-21T11:36:34Z Grand Pelican plans Does anyone have for sale or know where I can get a set of Bill Short's Grand Pelican plans? I've tried a few email addresses I've come across on line and none of them are active. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:26:56 GMT Boatbuilding - Boat Design Forums 2017-02-21T11:26:56Z 1977 Invader Aquarius Restoration - Mechanical Issues I have a 1977 Invader Aquarius that I'm thinking of restoring. Still trying to decide if I should fix all the issues on it or sell it, or fix then sell. Here is the list of things I know need t... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:24:09 GMT Boat Restoration, Building, and Hull Repair - 33 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T11:24:09Z Stereo installs Would be nice to see some install pics. I am looking for someone who has done subs in the combing area. Some of the boats have the a sub installed in the port side combing area but I am looking to ... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:06:33 GMT Yamaha AR240, SX240 and 242 Limited / S | Jet Boaters Community Forum 2017-02-21T11:06:33Z Co-pilot installation trouble I ordered a tiller kit to convert my remote control/electric start 1A3G312EK model 30hp EFI four stroke to a tiller steer and got the 898103A92 co-pilot kit with it. While I was attempting to insta... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:52:10 GMT Mercury & Mariner Outboards - 36 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T10:52:10Z Mercury 2.0L Crate Power Head Build - 135 vs 150 vs 175 differences? Hi, I have some questions about the differences between models of 2.0L engines. I have worked on a lot of smaller engines (1-3 cyl) but this will be my first v-6 repair/build. I have a 198... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:52:03 GMT Mercury & Mariner Outboards - 36 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T10:52:03Z 1993 50 HP 2 stroke Evinrude Coil and firing issues Having a heck of a time trying to get this engine to run on both cylinders. First it ran on the top cylinder only even though the bottom cylinder had good spark. Now it is running only on the bott... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:22:19 GMT Johnson & Evinrude Outboards - 35 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T10:22:19Z 1975 25 HP Johnson Conversion to 35 HP? So I was curious to see if a 1975 25 HP Johnson could be converted to a 35 HP by changing out the intake manifold and carb since that can be done with later models in the 80s. The 1975 series doesn... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:22:13 GMT Johnson & Evinrude Outboards - 35 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T10:22:13Z Low WOT 4.3GL After overheating my engine trying to get off a sandbar (stupid) my maximum WOT dropped to 4000 RPM's. Immediately afterwards I changed out my exhaust manifolds and risers only because of their age... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:58:17 GMT Volvo Penta I/O & Inboard Gas Engines & Outdrives - 58 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T09:58:17Z Which of these two fuels burns hotter and cleaner? Which burns hotter and cleaner...87 octane w/ 10% Ethanol,... or 90 octane that is Ethanol Free? Ussually higher octane burns slower, and not as hot as a lower octane,...but I see on the interne... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:47:01 GMT Mercury Mariner Outboard Forum 2017-02-21T09:47:01Z Help! I have a 1996 6hp 2 stroke mariner that wont stay running? I picked a 6hp thats been sitting in a barn for some years for $250 bucks. Now i have to get it running lol. The only way i can get it to run is if i put fuel in the carb. I removed the carb and cl... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:46:54 GMT Mercury Mariner Outboard Forum 2017-02-21T09:46:54Z Mailspeed Marine - a pun to far? Did anyone else get the 'Urine for a treat' email from Mailspeed Marine? Now I think I love a pun but I can't help thinking they're taking the... Michael... with this one. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:27:14 GMT Yachting Monthly's Scuttlebutt 2017-02-21T09:27:14Z Help please 1997 120 force I have a 1997 force ran fine until recently, losing power in 2 and 4,did a compression check and 160 on all cylinders, before I go through and replace somthing that doesn't need to be replaced ca... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:46:41 GMT Chrysler Force Outboard Forum 2017-02-21T08:46:41Z Old Mercury outboard Hi every one, I'm old in body but new at doing this so please bear with me. My brother inlaw gave me his 110 9.8 outboard serial number 2272608 some 10yrs ago, told be it started but wouldn't kee... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:32:01 GMT Identifying Model / Year / Horsepower 2017-02-21T08:32:01Z Salt crystallised on outside seam I got home a few days ago from a a couple of weeks vacation and noticed that their is a line of crystallised salt along a seam on the lower leg (just in front of the prop) of my Suzuki 70. Anyon... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:16:21 GMT Suzuki Outboard Forum 2017-02-21T07:16:21Z Delco Est timing issue I have a 1986 crusader 454 right hand rotation if I sent my base timing for 10 degrees with the timing shunt then disconnected and restart engine my timing jumps up to 20 degrees and my total advan... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:06:22 GMT Crusader Marine Engine Forum 2017-02-21T07:06:22Z ? On buying new boat Ok so i know when buying a boat from the topic about buying a boat if they dont have the title to walk away. but does that include aluminum fishing boats too Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:41:36 GMT Boat Topics and Questions (not engine topics) - 23 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T06:41:36Z petition to ban jets on upper rogue river above touvelle ... &t=1379545 starting at the top and work there way down i guess. mike Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:31:22 GMT River Jet Boating Forum • View forum - River Jet Boating Board 2017-02-21T06:31:22Z Big river plate boat Hi all, we are looking for a boat around 5 to 6 meters for fishing rivers and reasonably close offshore reefs right across the top of Oz from Townsville and down into WA to about Carnarvon. Need... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:52:20 GMT Boating Chat 2017-02-21T04:52:20Z 5 meter boat Id please IMG_7310.jpg can anyone tell me what make and model this is? Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:52:12 GMT Boating Chat 2017-02-21T04:52:12Z 3.4L Cosworth Mercury Outboard For Sale Posting for a friend - 3.4L Cosworth Saltwater series outboard motor for sale - includes: fixed offset bracket, power trim, Mercury shifter, cables and hydraulic steering to the helm - still on the... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:50:49 GMT Outboards 2017-02-21T04:50:49Z 98 spx, running on the hose/ gray oil spitting out exhaust Hey guys, been a little while since I have been cruising the forum what with all this winter nonsense, Anyways, I pulled the spx out of storage to wake it up and I ran it on the hose, my first q... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:49:28 GMT 2-Stroke Sea-Doo PWC forum 2017-02-21T04:49:28Z Question on hardin raw water pickup tube install I'm installing the harden raw water pickup tube due to having bravoitis. I have a quick question.. what's the thread and bolts that are supplied for? I'm enclosing a picture. Also I test fitted t... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:29:44 GMT Mercruiser I/O & Inboard Engines & Outdrives - 32 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T04:29:44Z Spark Plug blew out of engine...ever seen it? Has anyone ever heard of ?spark plug failure? on a boat? We had our 1989 Sea Ray 220DA with 5.7 Mercruiser out yesterday and had a spark plug fly out of the head (see attached photo). The failure a... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:29:31 GMT Mercruiser I/O & Inboard Engines & Outdrives - 32 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T04:29:31Z R2.8 Turbo Diesel Hi, so just noticed cummins is going to be selling these 2.8L turbo diesel crate engines in early 2017. With just a tuner it looks like they could run 200hp, 350 pounds of torque, and weigh only 50... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:17:56 GMT River Jet Boating Forum • View forum - Mechanics 2017-02-21T04:17:56Z 3587 Trucking Height without arch Anybody actually move one of these suckers by truck? Just pondering some options. I've poked around U Ship etc and found a few prior moves, but its a deal breaker if over 14 ft. I would prefer n... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:15:12 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Topics in MotorYachts (1/609) 2017-02-21T04:15:12Z 4788 drawing for shirts Does anyone have digital artwork that could be used to make shirts with the silhouette of the 4788? I found some in an old post for the 45 PH Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:14:24 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Topics in MotorYachts (1/609) 2017-02-21T04:14:24Z Website critiques for my boat sale please Following my recent thread about starting the search for our next boat, we have decided to have a go at selling our current MF645 ourselves. We are only 15 minutes from the boat, and can be fairly ... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:12:48 GMT Motor Boat Forum 2017-02-21T04:12:48Z Davit Removal Hi All Our new, to us, Sealine F36 has davits on the back and they are in the way so have to go. My problem is, there will be 12 holes left in the boat, how do I fill them or hide them? A... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:12:35 GMT Motor Boat Forum 2017-02-21T04:12:35Z Electrician and plastic teak Need a sparky for Portsmouth and other than Flexiteak is there anyone out there who produces quality plastic teak - full boat to do, need a supply and fit Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:12:29 GMT Motor Boat Forum 2017-02-21T04:12:29Z Maintenance Help Hi Guys, I own an Orkney coastliner 14ft fishing boat on a snipe trailer. Ive only had it since May last year and want to make sure I keep it well maintained so a few questions for you season... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:12:23 GMT Motor Boat Forum 2017-02-21T04:12:23Z Optiair Dust Ejection Valve I haven't seen this mentioned before and came across two parts that are WAY overdue for replacement. They are located on the bottom of the air filter canister cap where you don't see them. I don'... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:11:31 GMT Yamaha AR210, SX210, 212X & 212SS | Jet Boaters Community Forum 2017-02-21T04:11:31Z 2016 Yamaha Connext I notice that my connext unit is starting to dilaminate!! I was wondering if anybody else is having these issue!!!   Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:05:29 GMT General Discussion | Jet Boaters Community Forum 2017-02-21T04:05:29Z warning lamp scare use high octane gas w additives for winter storage on my 30 hp efi 4 stroke tohatsu. put about a gallon in the tank,non ethanol, and start engine every 2 weeks and idle for 10 minutes during the ... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:34:33 GMT Honda & Tohatsu/Nissan Outboards - 42 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T03:34:33Z 1984 Bayliner 2850 fuel tank pick up tubes I had to replace the fuel tank and during the process I discovered the fuel pickup tubes were different lengths. I have twin engines. When I cut the old tank apart I found that the one pickup tube... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:33:49 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Recent Discussions (1/38) 2017-02-21T03:33:49Z Trolling motor bracket. My trolling motor bracket is pretty much worn out i think. VERY hard to lift motor, Broken springs and the lock seems backwards. Has anyone tried this bracket. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:33:29 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Recent Discussions (1/38) 2017-02-21T03:33:29Z Splash 2017 It's been a mild winter so far in Tennessee and today we hit 73 degrees so I had to take the opportunity to launch with the family. Boating season has officially started ... May 2017 be the... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:33:21 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Recent Discussions (1/38) 2017-02-21T03:33:21Z 1997 2452 ciera express cockpit window replacement Hello eveyone new to this site and am hoping to find someone who may be able to steer me to who may be able to make replacement port and starboard cockpit aft sliding windows for my 2452 the little... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:33:14 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Recent Discussions (1/38) 2017-02-21T03:33:14Z 4788 with cummins 6bta What color of the turbo piping from the turbo to the after cooler would indicate being run overloaded? i see a lot of pale yellow and assume that would be natural due to exhaust heat but what do y... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:32:47 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Recent Discussions (1/38) 2017-02-21T03:32:47Z Diesel Genset Installation into my 3055 So after a long decision process I finally decided to pull the trigger on installing a genset into my 3055. I looked at the obvious Westerbeke, and Kohlers but decided to go Diesel with Paguro 6... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:32:31 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Topics in Technical Discussion (1/745) 2017-02-21T03:32:31Z What pitch is an F3 prop? Does anyone know what size and pitch the Volvo Penta F3 dual props are?? My old King Cobra was a 15x17.. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:32:25 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Topics in Technical Discussion (1/745) 2017-02-21T03:32:25Z exhaust smell when trolling 2452 ciera express Having an exhaust smell issue when running slow or trolling have a 5.7 with alpha1 gen 2 reccently rebuilt and rebellowed begining to wonder if i have cracked y pipe or riser/manifold anyone else e... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:32:18 GMT Bayliner Owners Club - BOC Forum - Topics in Technical Discussion (1/745) 2017-02-21T03:32:18Z Water Leak, Starboard Side Stern Drive on Cruiser Hey folks, after mortgaging my future this week by replacing my transom/gimbal assembly after a shaft seal leak, I have found yet another leak. I own a 2001 Bayliner Ciera 2455. The leak is coming ... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:19:58 GMT Boat Restoration, Building, and Hull Repair - 33 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T03:19:58Z 2003 Honda 225 HP problem at 3000 rpm no alarms Changed primary filters and changed low and high pressure filters 50 hrs ago. Boat is a 282 mako with twin 225 Honda's. While running up to plane off the strb motor starts bogging down then back up... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:13:07 GMT Honda Outboard Forum 2017-02-21T03:13:07Z '14 242 S tower Can someone refresh my memory... does the '14 242 Ltd S tower fold? How tall is that bad boy on the trailer? The big spreadsheet says 10' 8". Is that pretty close? Thanks!   Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:02:17 GMT Yamaha AR240, SX240 and 242 Limited / S | Jet Boaters Community Forum 2017-02-21T03:02:17Z Skipper 156 cadorette boat wireing problem Hello, I have been having problems with my boat it was mostly working fine until I did a stupid move, I brought it home for the winder to fix it up for many reasons. But one being the wiper motor,... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:58:27 GMT Boat Electrical Systems 2017-02-21T02:58:27Z 1971 Merc 1150 Stator Question I recently made a discovery while away on a boating trip. Yes...I should have noticed it sooner, but...OK, I discovered the 2 wires leading to the stator was pretty much gone. There was a nearby ma... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:48:02 GMT Mercury & Mariner Outboards - 36 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T02:48:02Z 1979 Mercury 140hp bogs at WOT My friends and I rebuilt a 1 owner great compression 1979 Mercury 140hp Tower Of Power outboard. It is the 1st generation of electric ignition. We rebuilt the carbs, replaced wiring harness, intern... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:47:55 GMT Mercury & Mariner Outboards - 36 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T02:47:55Z 40 horse Mercury outboard 1992 can I change amperage output I want to up the amperage output of my 40 horse outboard Mercury 1992 model stock is 9 I want to go to 20 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:47:48 GMT Mercury & Mariner Outboards - 36 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T02:47:48Z 94 - 150hp 2-cycle wont go above 2200 rpms when it warms up boat a new boat, well new to me... And well i got problems right off the bat. It's a 1994 150hp 2-cycle. So the issue is that when the boat warms up, about 15-20 minutes into running it, an ala... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:44:26 GMT Yamaha Outboard Forum 2017-02-21T02:44:26Z First time buyer looking at a 1988 Renken 21' cuddy cabin w/ merc 3.0 Been looking for a low cost starter boat for next season. Looked at a Renken today with a good trailer for $2500. The owner has a file a inch thick on the boat, some of which was insurance and regi... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:43:10 GMT Trailers and Towing - 30 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T02:43:10Z 5.0l mercruiser What temp should my 190 ssi 5.0 carb run at?    - Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:42:31 GMT Boat Talk - Chaparral Boats Owners Club 2017-02-21T02:42:31Z Our new row boat We signed a purchase order yesterday pending a sastisfactory survey.   C'mon spring!!! ... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:42:25 GMT Boat Talk - Chaparral Boats Owners Club 2017-02-21T02:42:25Z Torque specs AQ131 exhaust manifold Finally got some warm weather. Can anyone point me to the torque specs for exhaust manifold. Also thinking about using automotive gaskets and stainless bolts since it replacement didn't come with e... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:27:17 GMT Volvo Penta Gas Engine Forum 2017-02-21T02:27:17Z Trim tilt question I have a 1980 Johnson 70hp 2 stroke, after 2nd back surgery I'm looking to get rid of the lift assist cylinder and replace it with power trim and tilt, the electrical portion is not an issue, becau... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:18:33 GMT Johnson & Evinrude Outboards - 35 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T02:18:33Z half the plugs wet I have a 1991 150 Evinrude outboard. When I idol for a while (a couple of min) it starts to miss and cut off. I checked the plugs and the 3 on the left side are fine. I think they are cylinders ... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:18:26 GMT Johnson & Evinrude Outboards - 35 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T02:18:26Z 1977 Evinrude 115 Remote Control I have a 1977 Evinrdue 115 outboard motor. Currently the remote control has become jammed up and will not move. Finding one has been the hardest thing to do as well. We are working to possibly repl... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:18:18 GMT Johnson & Evinrude Outboards - 35 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T02:18:18Z Help identify the year Johnson Guy's help me to identify this Johnson The serial in the tilt trim braket are missing only found this plate above the cylinder head Thank. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:18:11 GMT Johnson & Evinrude Outboards - 35 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T02:18:11Z Starter won't go! I'm a new owner. Everything used to work. Think I let the smoke out of the starter. (long story). Now, I can make the starter motor spin by applying power directly to the starter. Above that (I... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:17:16 GMT Ford Lehman 2017-02-21T02:17:16Z 86 volvo penta bayliner capri 275 outdrive top end of the drive makes a bad noise/vibration while the motor is running, and the drive is all the way down or all the way up, there is a quiet spot in the middle, ive owned the boat for 1 year,... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:53:53 GMT Volvo Penta I/O & Inboard Gas Engines & Outdrives - 58 - Page: 1 2017-02-21T01:53:53Z I Bought a '78 V-Mate II After a few months of keeping my eye out online, I came across a V-Mate II that fell within budget. I am not brainstorming on a plan for it, how much work I'll do before this season and what I'll l... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:47:46 GMT Restoration Discussions - Checkmate Community Boating Forums 2017-02-21T01:47:46Z A seized in Gib for non payment of builders bills Sailing Yacht A, which requires 54 crew to operate, has eight decks connected by several lifts, and is capable of achieving speeds of 35 knots downwind. The unique carbon fibre masts can withs... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:23:32 GMT Yachting Monthly's Scuttlebutt 2017-02-21T01:23:32Z Torqueedo 401 / 801 Recall and Battery Issues I have had a Torqueedo 401S since 2010 and have been very pleased. Ive seen various threads on the pros and cons of electric outboards on this forum so I know there are forumites with these batteri... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:23:26 GMT Yachting Monthly's Scuttlebutt 2017-02-21T01:23:26Z Any thoughts on Westerly Merlin Does anyone have any experience of owning or sailing a Westerly Merlin. I am in the market to buy something from 28ft to 32ft and Merlin's are coming up. My intention is to buy a bilge keel boat ... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:23:20 GMT Yachting Monthly's Scuttlebutt 2017-02-21T01:23:20Z Sailing a small dinghy from Lands End to John O Groats I met up with Ken Fowler recently as he wanted some advice about sailing from Lands End to John O Groats. We chatted for a couple of hours and I shared all the knowledge I could with him in the tim... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:23:13 GMT Yachting Monthly's Scuttlebutt 2017-02-21T01:23:13Z Lake Windermere short term moorings ? We have been wanting to try Lake Windermere but unable to find short term moorings. For some time now I have been looking at where to moor the cruiser for short periods ( Months as to annual )... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:23:01 GMT Yachting Monthly's Scuttlebutt 2017-02-21T01:23:01Z would you personally hire a pilot in the severn? if so why? Odd question i know! but bear with me, I will tell you the why's of it once there have been a few replies Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:22:55 GMT Yachting Monthly's Scuttlebutt 2017-02-21T01:22:55Z Thermostat question. 1997 Johnson 115. The thermostat in the outbord motor not looks like the car thermostate so i have a some questions. Can i put the thermostat in hot water and check if they are in order ? Do the... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:42:23 GMT Johnson Evinrude Outboard Forum 2017-02-21T00:42:23Z Oil Leaking from midsection 1984 115 Evinrude I noticed that about 45 minutes after I run the engine a slow oil leak occurs from the midsection of the engine. If you are behind the engine, it's the left side and closer to the rear. It takes ab... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:42:17 GMT Johnson Evinrude Outboard Forum 2017-02-21T00:42:17Z Sanding non slip decks So, the deck painting project marches forward! The whole deck has been washed twice in International Superwash and had an acetone scrub too. About half the deck is 'sanded' with a DA, the trouble i... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:35:58 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-20T23:35:58Z How do you choose the correct Auto Bilge Pump? With the Axxon 12 switch panel now installed I am now looking to add components. How do you choose the correct size bilge pump. Looking at the Rule models and they are rated GPH (Gallons Per H... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:35:52 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-20T23:35:52Z Water in rudder Just been anti-fouling the rudder for my Swift 18, and noticed water dripping from a bolt hole where there is a shackle for the rudder raising line. The rudder is hardwood, cased in GRP, and is ... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:35:46 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-20T23:35:46Z Starting Sailing As the name suggests we are now going to ditch the motor boat and move over to sail. our final crusade will be hopefully an Atlantic crossing. So with this in mind what is your advice to do in a lo... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:35:40 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-20T23:35:40Z Valeo 125A alternator on new yanmar I contacted Adverc to check how to wire up their BM to the new yanmar engine. It seems that it's not possible - due to the Valeo being IC regulated. What does that mean? That it does the task previ... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:35:33 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-20T23:35:33Z Best way to mothball a mild steel diesel tank? Hello, We have two relatively large diesel tanks onboard our old GRP yacht. It would take us four years of typical usage to empty the tanks. Having just cleaned these out, I'm considering moth... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:35:27 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-20T23:35:27Z Degreasing gelcoat before painting, which product? Apologies for this seemingly basic question but my heads going round and round with it. I want to degrease my gelcoat (which was painted) prior to painting again. I like the idea of a "powdered ... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:35:14 GMT Practical Boat Owner's Reader to Reader 2017-02-20T23:35:14Z vire 7 hp engine this drives my boat really well when it decides to work .... but are they really a complete waste of time ? and always unreliable and best junked ?? 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