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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-14-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Rustoleum Engine Enamel, Gloss Black is what I...

Rustoleum Engine Enamel, Gloss Black is what I used to paint heads, intake, risers, and several miscellaneous items like alt. spacers, fuel line, etc. that were off the engine. Also spritzed it on...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-12-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Yes, it appears that the previous owner cut in a...

Yes, it appears that the previous owner cut in a T to connect a hose to. I put one in mine between the intake grate at bottom of boat and the transmission cooler. Yours looks like it is in the line...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,502
Posted By MikeyOrange88
I've had a recurring dream that goes something...

I've had a recurring dream that goes something like that, and I bet others as well.
With Craigslist, The old saying, "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is" keeps popping into my head....
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 10-03-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,309
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Electric Choke?

From one of the motor pictures, I don't see where the electric choke (starboard side of carb.) is hooked up. Should be a purple 12v wire connected to it. When cold and not keyed on, the front...
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,204
Posted By MikeyOrange88
118599 Maybe he's a Jaguar's fan, although I'm...

118599

Maybe he's a Jaguar's fan, although I'm not sure why.
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,594
Posted By MikeyOrange88
We quickly learn where NOT to stand, don't we.:)

We quickly learn where NOT to stand, don't we.:)
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,594
Posted By MikeyOrange88
After the days outing, cleaning up the boat in my...

After the days outing, cleaning up the boat in my driveway, toweling it off, etc., trying to beat a rainstorm. Ahh, just in time, I'll back it into the garage. Damn......., forgot to take the flyhigh...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-22-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 23,976
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Just went through this again, very impressive....

Just went through this again, very impressive. I'm glad someone can still find a boat they can buy, spend some decent money and time on it, and still not have too much into it that it doesn't make...
Forum: Upholstery 08-01-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,934
Posted By MikeyOrange88
I used Corinthian Carpet's Greystone Patterned...

I used Corinthian Carpet's Greystone Patterned Loop product which is 28 oz.
If it is too thick it can cause fit issues where it is wrapped around the removeable center floor panels. I was pleased...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-20-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By MikeyOrange88
If you want to try a very low cost option, I've...

If you want to try a very low cost option, I've got one good head off my '88 Tristar 351W 240 hp (605 hrs. when I replaced the heads) that has been taking up room in the garage. If you want to pay...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-08-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By MikeyOrange88
In addition to checking the fitting where the...

In addition to checking the fitting where the fuel line goes into the carb at the front, the next likely place for a leak might be the accelerator pump. It is attached to the bottom of the primary...
Forum: Trailers 06-30-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By MikeyOrange88
^^measure it first. I believe there are two...

^^measure it first. I believe there are two 'popular sizes' that are primarily used.
Second choice, if you just can't get it done beforehand, would be an aluminum can cut in half and strapped on...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-25-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Or get a ball-end allen wrench.

Or get a ball-end allen wrench.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 06-23-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,245
Posted By MikeyOrange88
I always feel cheated when a goal is scored in...

I always feel cheated when a goal is scored in the "stoppage time", which they were 4-1/2 minutes into, which changes the outcome. I know the ref. technically has the only clock that matters, but it...
Forum: Electrical 06-19-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By MikeyOrange88
I would suspect the issue is probably the shift...

I would suspect the issue is probably the shift cable adjustment at the transmission end as opposed to a bad neutral safety switch. The cable adjustment can be very slight between working correctly,...
Forum: Trailers 05-19-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Antislip tape

Below is a thread that discusses the subject along with some of the materials and where to get them.
I think to answer your question, based on past threads on the subject, No, MC doesn't sell them...
Forum: Trailers 05-15-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,234
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Too late to do you much good, but from the...

Too late to do you much good, but from the picture it appears to be a 'jet nut' or K-nut.

Wiki - "Jet Nut-It has a flange on one end of the nut, the hex is smaller than a standard sized hex nut, and...
Forum: Upholstery 05-13-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By MikeyOrange88
^ +1 The typical sources for marine carpeting...

^ +1
The typical sources for marine carpeting mentioned on Teamtalk are Corinthian Carpets (corinthian-marine-carpets.com), Boat Carpet Central, and Overtons. All will send you samples, no charge...
Forum: Trailers 05-06-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Chrome Modular Wheels

When I was shopping for a matching spare for my tandem trailer, the closest I could find were US Wheel's 97 Chrome Modular (Summit Racing). It has the solid black 'rivets' whereas the originals on my...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 05-05-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 29,433
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Extra MCOCD point for replacing the blower vent...

Extra MCOCD point for replacing the blower vent hose while you're there! (SkiDIM has the black). I had a bit of white in mine for awhile, hated it.:D
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 05-05-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 29,433
Posted By MikeyOrange88
^^That is the same product I recently used when...

^^That is the same product I recently used when recarpeting mine. My best tip would be to also get a can of mineral spirits. Inevitable that you'll get some glue on the wrong side of things. Also,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-02-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,247
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Check Amazon, they are listing several different...

Check Amazon, they are listing several different drops as being in stock (some only 1).
They were the only people who had them last time when I was in the market. Unfortunately, I had already...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-02-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,247
Posted By MikeyOrange88
You might want to check to see if they have it in...

You might want to check to see if they have it in stock, prior to ordering. When I was trying to get one last year, I ordered from one of the listed distributor's but it went to backorder. e-trailer...
Forum: General / Other 04-20-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Here's my stock '88 Tristar. Looks like they just...

Here's my stock '88 Tristar. Looks like they just drilled in some lights, that maybe didn't last too long.
Forum: Upholstery 04-04-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Did you modify the rear bench seat any? On mine...

Did you modify the rear bench seat any? On mine the base of the seat hooks over the step in the floor, and there is even some Velcro hook strip on it. Presumable it is intended to stick to the carpet...
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