Go Back   TeamTalk > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 132
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: TallSkinnyGuy
Forum: Engine / Drive Train Yesterday, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Okay, so the level does have to be checked when...

Okay, so the level does have to be checked when warm and immediately after shutting off the engine?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Tranny fluid dipstick lines - why 2?

Perhaps I should be scolded, but I have never checked my transmission fluid level since I bought the boat last fall. The previous owner changed the tranny fluid just before I purchased it, so I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
^Agreed. It seems a safe assumption that the...

^Agreed. It seems a safe assumption that the price CC paid was based on profitability of the businesses with all their current sales. If CC cuts out those sales then they grossly overpaid. Most...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-19-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
These are widely available online. Find the site...

These are widely available online. Find the site with the best price and shipping fees for your particular model. This will quite possibly be Amazon.
Forum: General / Other 10-17-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Suck up fuel tank debris with fluid extractor?

Earlier this year I removed my fuel sending unit to repair it and looked down into the hole in the tank after removing it. I was surprised at how much debris was sitting down at the bottom of the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-16-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
What "light grease" to use

My manual says to use "waterproof marine multipurpose grease" on a number of things and then specifies a "light grease" for other things. I've got the first one covered, but -- not being an...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,468
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
The problem with the wetsuits that have the super...

The problem with the wetsuits that have the super smooth exterior like the Camaro BlackTec is that even a fingernail can make a cut in it. I don't think these little cuts affect the ability of the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-06-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,410
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
I am really glad I took JimN's advice to check...

I am really glad I took JimN's advice to check the cable before buying parts (e.g. IAC, TPS). I have also gotten some good value from my Clymer manual. It does seem to assume I know more about...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-06-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,410
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
It seemed fine based on the test suggested above...

It seemed fine based on the test suggested above by JimN, so I carefully read through the instructions in my Clymer manual for adjusting the throttle cable. It said that the ball on the throttle arm...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-06-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,149
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
I lived in Seal Beach, CA, for many years with no...

I lived in Seal Beach, CA, for many years with no A/C. Only wished I had it a couple days a year. The air flowing in from over the cool ocean provides all the cooling most people need. Dang I miss...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 10-05-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 1,395,684
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
This one seems too good to be true. But if it is...

This one seems too good to be true. But if it is not a scam this would be the deal of the decade. Prostar 190, 1995, with LT1, only 95 hours, perfect condition, always stored inside and only...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-02-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,410
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
I was able to test it today. Throttled up to...

I was able to test it today. Throttled up to slalom speed, came back down to idle and (as usual now) the idle speed stayed at about 1200. I then disconnected the throttle cable and the idle speed...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,468
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Check out the websites of the wetsuit...

Check out the websites of the wetsuit manufacturers. The higher end wetsuits go well beyond just differences in seams and panel design. They use stretchier neoprene in the higher end suits and this...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-01-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,410
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Despite the engine being clean, that brass sleeve...

Despite the engine being clean, that brass sleeve was stuck, but with the knowledge that it was indeed supposed to move I felt comfortable giving it a tap with the end of a screwdriver and that...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-01-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,410
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Here are some pics of the attachment. I assume...

Here are some pics of the attachment. I assume what I am supposed to do is grab onto the brass "sleeve" (the "cable end retainer" according to the manual) and pull it back towards the jam nut. I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,468
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Rip Curl, O'Neill and Xcel each make very good...

Rip Curl, O'Neill and Xcel each make very good wetsuits. The high-end wetsuits get pricy, but they are amazingly comfortable because they are made with really stretchy materials. Full retail price on...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-30-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,410
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
I have done two things so far. I got some...

I have done two things so far. I got some throttle body cleaner and cleaned around the butterfly flaps a bit (they were already pretty clean, but I tried it anyway just in case they were sticking). I...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-30-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,410
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Resurrecting an old thread here because I have a...

Resurrecting an old thread here because I have a 1997 PS 190 with the 350 TBI and my idle troubles have increased. I bought the boat a year ago and at that time it would only idle high after WOT...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-27-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
I've been on it for two seasons. I got it with...

I've been on it for two seasons. I got it with double Talons. Previously, the most modern ski I had been on was made in 1990, so the transition to the V took a few sets but then I learned to like it...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,765
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Okay, bringing the thread back to the topic......

Okay, bringing the thread back to the topic... $20 million settlement expense is a huge hit to a company that only has annual sales of $190 million.
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,765
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Interesting to have a boat builder as a public...

Interesting to have a boat builder as a public company required to release financial information. Malibu stated in their annual earnings press release that they did $190 million in sales during their...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 09-24-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 1,395,684
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
1999 PS 190 with 142 hours in California --...

1999 PS 190 with 142 hours in California -- asking price is $10K. I contacted the seller who responded quickly and said "there are a few cosmetic issues" that would need some additional cash to...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 793
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
If you do keep it up for an extended period you...

If you do keep it up for an extended period you will find it to be more comfortable if you wear a lycra rash guard underneath it. Get a rash guard with a tall collar to keep the wetsuit collar from...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,707
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Lots of info on lake building over at...

Lots of info on lake building over at ballofspray.com. Seems like half the people on that forum own their own lake.
Forum: What is this boat worth? 09-03-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,486
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
There seem to be a lot of the 87-90 190s for sale...

There seem to be a lot of the 87-90 190s for sale here in Northern California and the normal asking price ranges from $5k to $7k. When the asking price is higher than that the boat is usually...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 132

 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:53 AM.