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Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 209,875
Posted By shortyx250
Hey mzimme what lake you on. I live at Lake...

Hey mzimme what lake you on. I live at Lake Lotawana.
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 209,875
Posted By shortyx250
Taken from a Para Plane.

Taken from a Para Plane.
Forum: For Sale: Boats 12-14-2011, 01:53 PM
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Views: 779
Posted By shortyx250
81 S&s

Here is a 81 I found in the area for sale. Needs a full restore.

http://kansascity.craigslist.org/boa/2702293893.html
Forum: Electrical 10-21-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By shortyx250
I had one break a couple years ago. We fabricated...

I had one break a couple years ago. We fabricated one and it was pretty easy. You could also check the junkyard.
Forum: Appearance 09-21-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By shortyx250
So you buy red metalflake which is dry, and mix...

So you buy red metalflake which is dry, and mix it with gelcoat? I found this online. Its 70 bucks a pint. If i wet sand anymore it will be sanding the...
Forum: Appearance 09-21-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By shortyx250
S&S needs new red stripe

Anybody have any tips on redoing my 1980 red Stars & Stripes? I already wetsanded, compounded, polished and waxed the hell out of it. It looked good for a while but the oxidation has returned. I know...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-12-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By shortyx250
I would buy a long block crate motor. I got mine...

I would buy a long block crate motor. I got mine from Tide Water for 1600 delivered. 2 years running, and its been a great motor.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-09-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By shortyx250
I had a cracked block in my boat when I purchased...

I had a cracked block in my boat when I purchased it. Some poeple are just idiots and forget to winterize. Anyways I filled it up with water, and let it sit for the winter just to see if the core...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-29-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,305
Posted By shortyx250
The plugs are white. I think I have my idle...

The plugs are white. I think I have my idle mixture screws to far in. They were a half a turn out. Not sure how that happened. To many beers maybe. I am going to back them out to where they should...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-29-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,305
Posted By shortyx250
If the engine is bored 30 over do I need fatter...

If the engine is bored 30 over do I need fatter jets?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-29-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,305
Posted By shortyx250
I checked for vacuum leaks and thats not the...

I checked for vacuum leaks and thats not the problem. The boat runs good I was just checking the plugs and noticed them to seem a little lean. Whats the stock setting for the idle mixture screw? I am...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-29-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,305
Posted By shortyx250
Well its 2 years old and I put the motor in after...

Well its 2 years old and I put the motor in after buying a long block. The original motor was cracked when I got the boat. So that makes me the installer of the intake mainifold. So its under...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-29-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,305
Posted By shortyx250
I dont see a runner/tubey. Do you pull the intake...

I dont see a runner/tubey. Do you pull the intake manifold to get to this or are o utalking about the intake manifold gasket?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-29-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,305
Posted By shortyx250
OK is that the Carb and Riser gasket your talking...

OK is that the Carb and Riser gasket your talking about.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-29-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,305
Posted By shortyx250
Front plugs leaner than rear 351W

I checked my sparkplugs and the front ones are leaner than the rear. Its a 1980 S&S with a new 351W. Any ideas? Maybe a leaking intake?
Forum: Appearance 08-22-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By shortyx250
Aerial Shot of S&S

Here is a pic of my 1980 S&S taken from a buddy in his paraplane.
Forum: Appearance 08-22-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 102,732
Posted By shortyx250
Aerial Shot.

Aerial Shot.
Forum: Electrical 06-03-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By shortyx250
I have a 80 S&S doing the same thing. Is this...

I have a 80 S&S doing the same thing. Is this alternator suppose to be grounded. I see a ground wire laying there that goes to nothing.
Forum: Electrical 06-01-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By shortyx250
So I checked the 2 grounds and they were a little...

So I checked the 2 grounds and they were a little corroded and had some paint. I cleaned them up. I also found a black ground wire that goes from the intake ground to the alternator. This wire is not...
Forum: Appearance 05-24-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By shortyx250
Anyone had any trouble with the 3M finesse it...

Anyone had any trouble with the 3M finesse it polish getting into pits. I have alot of white polish left in little pits, chips, dings. What can be used to clean this off? I have already waxed the...
Forum: Appearance 05-16-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By shortyx250
Lots of work but worth it. It could still look...

Lots of work but worth it. It could still look better I think.
Forum: Electrical 05-16-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By shortyx250
I tested my battery and it was 12.4 volts before...

I tested my battery and it was 12.4 volts before starting. I had my buddy with a multi meter checking it as I started up and accelerated. It did start to go up to 12.7 volts but never got up to 13....
Forum: Appearance 05-05-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By shortyx250
Yeah I dont think mine is going to come back to a...

Yeah I dont think mine is going to come back to a good shine. The gell is pretty much gone on the sides. The bow looks awesome though.The previous owners neglected to wax and take care of such a...
Forum: Appearance 05-04-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By shortyx250
I used a wool pad with the 3m compound. Are you...

I used a wool pad with the 3m compound. Are you saying use wool with the finesse it as well? Mine is pretty bad. I compounded it 2 times and I am going to start polishing with a foam pad and finesse...
Forum: Appearance 05-04-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By shortyx250
Here is after 2 passes with compound and 1 pass...

Here is after 2 passes with compound and 1 pass with the Finesse it in just the back right area only with the polish. What do you think? Man that Finesse it is a little more time consumming as it...
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