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Forum: Electrical 08-07-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 37,134
Posted By wakescene
I actually view the MDC as the precursor to the...

I actually view the MDC as the precursor to the full-digital read-out gauges you are seeing today. Kind of like the way Microsoft used Vista as the stepping stone for Win7(I'm a computer guy). The...
Forum: Electrical 08-02-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 37,134
Posted By wakescene
Thumbs up HUGE HUGE HUGE Props to Jeff for this write-up. I...

HUGE HUGE HUGE Props to Jeff for this write-up. I just recently completed this work on my 2001 Maristar 210VRS. WOW, what a difference. S--t just works now. I did have a host of other issues not...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 10-10-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,736
Posted By wakescene
You obviously have never heard four 6.5" speakers...

You obviously have never heard four 6.5" speakers properly boxed, amp'd and tuned behind a boat! There is no reason to spend the kind of money people are on a tower system just to be louder, or to...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-17-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7,723
Views: 1,867,234
Posted By wakescene
Here's mine... 1996 Tahoe with 2001 Maristar 210VS

Here's mine...
1996 Tahoe with 2001 Maristar 210VS
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By wakescene
I have to agree here too. In my neck of the woods...

I have to agree here too. In my neck of the woods (S. Jersey in salt/tidal waters) there are Chaparral's a plenty. They have good room, handle chop well and fit and finish is good. There are a few in...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-22-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,003
Posted By wakescene
Gonna do a leak-down test today. This motor has...

Gonna do a leak-down test today.
This motor has NEVER overheated! I'm proud to say that.

I am gonna put my guess on a valve issue...

Pics to follow in the coming weeks.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-17-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,003
Posted By wakescene
funny you mention this...We have a ton of No Wake...

funny you mention this...We have a ton of No Wake Zones in south Jersey. It's a 15min idle just to get to my house from the channel (Intercostal Waterway), therefore it's 15min out just to get going...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-17-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,003
Posted By wakescene
Valued argument in my book, all relative to the...

Valued argument in my book, all relative to the use. And good to see someone with over 2k hours, it's a milestone for sure.
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,651
Posted By wakescene
I know that the TPS is a only about $50, not sure...

I know that the TPS is a only about $50, not sure about the TAC module, could be much more. I would ask for an itemization on that. I suspect your service will include a travel fee to get to the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-16-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,003
Posted By wakescene
We do everything. Wakeboard, wakesurf, waterski,...

We do everything. Wakeboard, wakesurf, waterski, tube, drive around...The wakeboarding could have up to 2100lbs of ballast, the wakesurfing, a little less or the same.

Maintenance has been done by...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-14-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,456
Posted By wakescene
I don't listen to my FIL, I know his daughter...

I don't listen to my FIL, I know his daughter better then he does!

There situation is has not been good for 10+ years, I choose not to get involved!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-14-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,003
Posted By wakescene
Thoughts on Engine Hours...

So I have a motor with bad compression...I have to get into the teardown to see what the real problems it. This will determine what I actually have to do.

After speaking with my local dealer about...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-09-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By wakescene
I totally agree with and appreciate your...

I totally agree with and appreciate your comments. The teardown will reveal the actual problem. Just trying to get a leg up with some initial research before getting into the actual work.

I am...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-09-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By wakescene
Question New Engine Resources

So, my LTR has a loss of compression in cyl 5. We are going to do teardown to determine WHAT the actual cause is. There is a lot of things to consider and with over 1000hrs, a rebuild at a minimum is...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-07-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,784
Posted By wakescene
Yes that s possible, but we are thinking a bad...

Yes that s possible, but we are thinking a bad valve based on the looks of the sparkplug coloring...either way, got some decisions to make, especially with over 1000hrs on her.

What a way to start...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-06-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,784
Posted By wakescene
UPDATE: I did some through checking of just about...

UPDATE:
I did some through checking of just about everything today. Was showing codes for the TPS and MAP sensor. Replace those. rough idle still existed. Cleaned a lot of stuff, and replaced the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-03-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,784
Posted By wakescene
Engine is a Indmar LTR 330hp. Chevy 350 SB. (I...

Engine is a Indmar LTR 330hp. Chevy 350 SB. (I believe the LTR is a Indmar, no?(please correct me if wrong))

History:
Last summer (2011) I noticed a slight misfire. I located the cylinder and...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-03-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,784
Posted By wakescene
Question Good info gents, I do appreciate it. NEW...

Good info gents, I do appreciate it.

NEW QUESTIONS:
If the ECM were to go bad, would the motor still run? Also, I am under the impression that the gauges are also run off the ECM. Again if the ECM...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-02-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,784
Posted By wakescene
Aftermarket ECM's/ECU's

Anyone have a source for ECM/ECU in the aftermarket.

I have a 2001 LTR 330hp that's got a bad ECU. I can only imagine what the new one would cost from the dealer...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-19-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By wakescene
I speak from experience that you might be looking...

I speak from experience that you might be looking at a rusted pan, not just a leaky drain tube. If the boat has seen saltwater, I got a C-note that the pan is shot.

Get a small mirror, and a couple...
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By wakescene
I have the LTR 330hp motor with the Hurth tranny.

I have the LTR 330hp motor with the Hurth tranny.
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By wakescene
I Broke the 1000hr mark!

I broke 1000hrs on my 2001 MariStar 210VRS today. It was a personal moment, but it was a stellar day to do so. Below is a pic of the tach...

I know the photo says 895, but this is the second...
Forum: Ballast 07-06-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,474
Posted By wakescene
If you have the KGB system from the factory, this...

If you have the KGB system from the factory, this should be VERY accurate...if not, then you will have to investigate.

Pumps
The KGB system in 2001 used Mayfair 1100gph aerator pumps for Fill &...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 07-06-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,697
Posted By wakescene
I concur! We won't even let our 3yr old near the...

I concur!
We won't even let our 3yr old near the dock without a PFD on, let alone on the boat without it on.
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,533
Posted By wakescene
I am sure the damage is worse then the pictures...

I am sure the damage is worse then the pictures show, but I would bet there is someone who could easily bring it back to life. I would venture a guess that there have been a few boats that grounded...
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