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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 04-03-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4,292
Views: 320,425
Posted By david_ski
158730 Mid 70's today in Northern Calif. Winds...

158730

Mid 70's today in Northern Calif. Winds were 15-20mph, so it was the mountain bike in the American River canyon instead. My backyard.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-11-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By david_ski
I had a crack in one of my silent master mufflers...

I had a crack in one of my silent master mufflers 5+ years ago.
I too did a fiberglass patch and it never leaked again.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-07-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,950
Posted By david_ski
They were all great boats and I kept them looking...

They were all great boats and I kept them looking like new.
Each one was perfect for the time of my life, and ski development.
* 1984 Malibu my first boat and inboard was great small lake boat for...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-05-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,950
Posted By david_ski
With pics for proof.157353 157354 157355

With pics for proof.157353

157354

157355
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-05-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,950
Posted By david_ski
My first boat was a 1984 Malibu Skier that was...

My first boat was a 1984 Malibu Skier that was purchased in 1985
Second boat was 1993 Pro Star 190 purchased in 2005.
Current boat 2003 SN196 purchased last fall.

Growing up my parents had a...
Forum: Trailers 11-23-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By david_ski
We are in Quagga territory, but my boat has only...

We are in Quagga territory, but my boat has only been in/out of a private lake. I understand your pain.

I have 2 fake-a-lakes in my garage, and I don't trust either one of them. I have had them...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-08-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Posted By david_ski
I had petcocks on both sides of my engine (351). ...

I had petcocks on both sides of my engine (351). After several years they do get clogged and need to be removed and cleaned/replaced. They are convenient, but a real plug and coat hanger will be...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 11-05-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,220
Posted By david_ski
I did my first real winterization today. I live...

I did my first real winterization today. I live in CA, but I sold the boat to someone that lives in Utah. I am delivering it tomorrow to Reno for it's first leg of transport east.

In CA I have just...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 11-05-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By david_ski
I did my first real winterization today. I live...

I did my first real winterization today. I live in CA, but I sold the boat to someone that lives in Utah. I am delivering it tomorrow to Reno for it's first leg of transport east.

I ran the...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 11-05-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,842
Posted By david_ski
Sold !!

Sold !!
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2016, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By david_ski
I had a '85 (non MC) competition ski boat on a...

I had a '85 (non MC) competition ski boat on a single axle trailer with no brakes. I did a trailer swap to a tandem axle trailer in the mid 90's. The dual axle trailer had surge drum brakes on a...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 10-16-2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,842
Posted By david_ski
Yes, the boat is super clean. You have to keep...

Yes, the boat is super clean. You have to keep on top of the water spots and water/silt buildup. One tends to fall somewhat behind towards the end of the season, but a good off season cleaning,...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 10-16-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,842
Posted By david_ski
Interior close ups

Interior close ups
Forum: For Sale: Boats 10-15-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,842
Posted By david_ski
1993 ProStar 190

http://www.ski-it-again.com/php/skiitagain.php?endless=summer&topic=Search&category=Comp_Boat&postid=39480

Boat is in great shape, used on fresh water private lake for the last 11 years.
Boat has...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2016, 02:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,744
Posted By david_ski
Which flavor of Rotella? T4, T5, or T6?

Which flavor of Rotella? T4, T5, or T6?
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By david_ski
We know the previous owners. They took care of...

We know the previous owners. They took care of the boat, and did all of the scheduled maintenance. The boats exterior/interior looks well taken care of. We will will check the engine compression...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By david_ski
50K miles / 508 hours = 98.425mph WOW! where...

50K miles / 508 hours = 98.425mph WOW! where do you live?
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2016, 03:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By david_ski
How many engine hours on a used boat

I am sure this has been discussed here before. I did a search on this forum, and I did not come up with a conversation thread.

How many engine hours can one typically get on a ski boat engine before...
Forum: General / Other 09-27-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By david_ski
I did this trick this morning before we skied. It...

I did this trick this morning before we skied. It did seem to empty the battery well of all water. I will keep the bilge as dry as the bilge pump will allow, and monitor the carpet for moisture this...
Forum: General / Other 09-26-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By david_ski
It is never a problem when I put my boat on the...

It is never a problem when I put my boat on the trailer after using on a daily basis. However, this last year, I have been putting boat in water on Monday and it I pull it out on Friday. Sitting in...
Forum: General / Other 09-26-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By david_ski
91-94 ProProStar190: Tired of water collecting in battery well

I am looking for suggestions to keep water out of the battery well. This happens on my 1993 Prostar 190 along with my buddies 1991 ProStar 190. The battery is located in the port rear of the boat...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-26-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,861
Posted By david_ski
You put a G3 on a lake with today's boats with...

You put a G3 on a lake with today's boats with ballast tanks and it would be swamped within the hour. Fun little boat to drive and ski behind when you were 12-13 years old.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-25-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,861
Posted By david_ski
First boat I skied behind was in the late...

First boat I skied behind was in the late 60's/early 70's was behind my friends dads Glasspar G3 with white 65hp Mercury. A pic I found on the web.

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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-23-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By david_ski
I had a small leak in my muffler several years...

I had a small leak in my muffler several years back. After I identified the location, I pulled the muffler to work on the bench. I sanded the exterior around the hole along with making the hole a...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 07-02-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,528
Posted By david_ski
Short answer is YES! Turn it on, map out your...

Short answer is YES!

Turn it on, map out your course to get the GPS coordinates, and then just ski. I upgraded to ZBox a year ago and that is all we had to do to get it running.
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