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Forum: Electrical 04-23-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By JimN
The Bendix is supposed to be lubed annually and...

The Bendix is supposed to be lubed annually and if it isn't, it freezes due to rust.

Since it's not engaging, don't try it before having this repaired- cranking without engaging and spinning...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-12-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By JimN
How long does it take for the oil to drain out? A...

How long does it take for the oil to drain out? A longer hose increases the time needed.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-12-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By JimN
Why does it matter where the boat is? The pump...

Why does it matter where the boat is? The pump works in or out of the water- waiting for oil to drain is like watching paint dry. If you want time to have a few drinks, it's OK, but...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-12-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By JimN
You'll get all of the old oil if you stick it in...

You'll get all of the old oil if you stick it in the drain hose.

Using gravity is a waste of time. Get it done and get back on the water!
Forum: Audio/Stereo 04-11-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,250
Posted By JimN
Did you feed the head unit's memory/main power...

Did you feed the head unit's memory/main power from the cables as the amplifiers, or just isolate the switched wire? EVERYTHING to the head unit needs to come from the amplifier feed, including the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By JimN
If it's thinner and 30 oz, it just means it's...

If it's thinner and 30 oz, it just means it's more dense. Vinyl is a semi-porous skin with foam behind it in many cases. The EPA made changes to what it allows in the chemical composition, so we get...
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,905
Posted By JimN
You probably had sticky lifters, this has a...

You probably had sticky lifters, this has a scored cylinder.
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,905
Posted By JimN
You'll post the ad here, right? I have a friend...

You'll post the ad here, right? I have a friend with a place at LOTO and he was talking about getting a deck boat and I like these more than a deck boat.
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,905
Posted By JimN
Where is it, now?

Where is it, now?
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,905
Posted By JimN
Where in the Midwest are you located? What is the...

Where in the Midwest are you located? What is the boat's service history? Any major work in the past? Any overheating issues? How long did they run it before finding the low compression?

I saw one...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By JimN
I thought Eczema was an immune system issue- is...

I thought Eczema was an immune system issue- is using a moisturizer just a way to avoid side-effects from other "cures"?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-10-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,062
Posted By JimN
I would normally recommend going right to the...

I would normally recommend going right to the outboard tank with the boat's fuel line, but the only bare end is at the boat's tank and it's possible that the OEM fuel line is part of the cause....
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-10-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 12,614
Posted By JimN
OK, you got me. They were officially...

OK, you got me. They were officially "non-belligerent" but they were involved in a diplomatic and minor financial capacity
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-10-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 12,614
Posted By JimN
When was the last time anyone actually declared...

When was the last time anyone actually declared war on Canada? In case you aren't aware, Canada has been a great ally to the US in every war with other countries since the War of 1812.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-10-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 12,614
Posted By JimN
In some places, the fear is justified and in...

In some places, the fear is justified and in others, it's just the perception that someone is around every corner, waiting for someone to come along.

However, when a country's population is this...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-09-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,062
Posted By JimN
Does the exhaust smell strongly of gasoline when...

Does the exhaust smell strongly of gasoline when it's warmed up? Next time, open the throttle a bit and see if it starts. If so, check the ECT (Engine Coolant Temperature) sensor.

Your boat doesn't...
Forum: Electrical 02-27-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By JimN
Underwater LED lighting

It's been a while since I have seen new posts about brand and part numbers for underwater lighting- my friend just got a "free" Harris FloteDek and he wants to light it up. We'll also put lights...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-27-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 12,614
Posted By JimN
I'd like to see people always do the right thing,...

I'd like to see people always do the right thing, but....

Telling people to stop killing is like telling fire to stop burning.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-27-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 12,614
Posted By JimN
The last time this happened, the supply of .22...

The last time this happened, the supply of .22 long and 9mm dried up. Banning one type of ammo won't stop anything because so few people use that when they kill others. It would only be a symbolic...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-18-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 90,002
Posted By JimN
Don't even have to physically cross state lines....

Don't even have to physically cross state lines. I need to place phone orders for the items I sell and if I place a couple of orders to vendors in different states and then try to use my card, it...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-16-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,342
Posted By JimN
They call it a 'branded' title and usually,...

They call it a 'branded' title and usually, insurance companies won't provide collision coverage.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-15-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,342
Posted By JimN
As soon as the insurance company hears about it,...

As soon as the insurance company hears about it, it doesn't matter that they don't have to pay- they know it happened and they WILL use that against the policy holder.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-15-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 90,002
Posted By JimN
Well, that and the fact that it wouldn't work...

Well, that and the fact that it wouldn't work afterward.

Turning off location services and powering down the phone is a good way to become somewhat invisible, but using a credit card puts the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-15-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 90,002
Posted By JimN
You would argue that, eh? Isn't that what Ben...

You would argue that, eh? Isn't that what Ben Franklin said over 200 years ago?

Polly want a cracker?

If the police don't search for a bomber, the bomber will get away.

THEY would have problems...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-15-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 90,002
Posted By JimN
So, what are you prepared to do about it? It's...

So, what are you prepared to do about it? It's not just what's happening to the nation, it's happening to the World, because of a lot of factors, real, or imagined. People like to travel and...
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