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Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,673
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Budman, that sucks! Glad the surgeries are...

Budman, that sucks!
Glad the surgeries are going well. Least you did it at the *end* of the season and not the beginning.

;-)

Hope recovery is speedy and you're back in the water by May or June.
Forum: For Sale: Boats 11-11-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,500
Posted By ncsucarjock88
soooo tempting....

soooo tempting....
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-10-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,449
Posted By ncsucarjock88
sweet man. Nice luck on the stringers and...

sweet man. Nice luck on the stringers and engine. Hopefully it's a lot less work than you originally thought...

Though you still need another trailer :-)
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-02-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Well... I think in this case it was the gasket...

Well... I think in this case it was the gasket composition.

The gaskets that came with the manifolds were fiber composite, and honestly, just baked to death. They've got less than 50 hours on...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-25-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Thanks... not concerned with price. Just hate...

Thanks...

not concerned with price. Just hate to do re-work. And exhaust leaks are never a good thing.
I just used what was in the kit. Should have known better.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-24-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By ncsucarjock88
exhaust manifold gasket... brand? '87 PS190, 351

Hey folks,

Last weekend I was out for a ski run in the old girl, and she appears to have blown an exhaust manifold gasket.

It's a new gasket (replace manifolds in the spring). Not sure what brand...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,446
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Great looking boat... and new tower... and a barn...

Great looking boat... and new tower... and a barn I'm absolutely drooling over...

Well played on all accounts... and welcome to TT. :-)
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 10-12-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,294
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I dunno, based on those pics, I imagine if you...

I dunno, based on those pics, I imagine if you sanded starting with 800 and worked up to 2000, it'd probably come back. I'd certainly test a section before I condemned it.
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 10-12-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By ncsucarjock88
sweet vid

sweet vid
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 10-07-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,390
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I agree with Sodar. I'd at least see if she...

I agree with Sodar. I'd at least see if she would fire. If not... then it becomes a challenge to see if you can get some spare parts from somewhere for cheap, and see if you can get it running. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By ncsucarjock88
FWIW, I have a Kawasaki on my John Deere mower. ...

FWIW, I have a Kawasaki on my John Deere mower. It's never needed anything other than a carb cleaning, and one spark plug in... 17 years...

The transmission was replaced about 5 years ago, and I...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-15-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Thanks guys for all the tips. I've only had a...

Thanks guys for all the tips. I've only had a friends 12 yo on the boom prior, and there were no issues. We got Matt up... now we'll go for the harder part of him behind the boat.
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-12-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Driving advice with the boom

Folks,
Put the boom on last week to teach a buddy of mine to ski. He'd never skied before...

He's 6' and 225#.

I expected some drag, but holy hell, it was all I could do to get him up and out of...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-25-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By ncsucarjock88
The extra boards are not needed once you replace...

The extra boards are not needed once you replace the cracked ones.

Teak is incredibly strong and durable... It does require maintenance to stay looking good. I had a couple of joints that were...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,287
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I'm of the opinion if you're willing to make a...

I'm of the opinion if you're willing to make a multi-thousand dollar purchase, or potentially multi-tens of thousands of dollars, a plane ticket and a day of your time are worth a heck of a lot of...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-21-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,103
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I believe someone on the forum made a pylon...

I believe someone on the forum made a pylon recently who had access to a machine shop. I dont' recall which thread it was in though... search the forum and you may find it
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-17-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By ncsucarjock88
This is salvageable. If you wash it with a...

This is salvageable.
If you wash it with a mixture of TSP - Tri-Sodium-Phosphate, and hot water, and let it dwell, rewetting every couple minutes, for about an hour, you will bleach the wood back to...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-16-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Mike, I'll look tomorrow before I button things...

Mike, I'll look tomorrow before I button things up.

I think it does. Price sure was right. $4.75. No gasket, so I had to make my own...but that took 20 minutes, and I had all the gasket stuff in...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-16-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Oh gracious. Dove into this last night, after...

Oh gracious. Dove into this last night, after work delayed my plans for an evening ski run...

I'm not sure if this was the original thermostat or not, but it was pretty crusty. ...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 08-15-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,877
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Wow. That's a *sweet* looking boat. Maybe...

Wow. That's a *sweet* looking boat. Maybe sinister is a better adjective.

Very nice. Keeping mine for now...but... wow... sweet.
Forum: Find A Pull / Give a Pull 08-15-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Raleigh NC

Anyone looking to go out tonight??

Planning on heading to Falls.
Forum: MasterCraft In Your Area 08-15-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By ncsucarjock88
anyone in Raleigh NC headed out tonight?

Anyone wanna go out?
I'm itching to get behind the ski...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-15-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Right. You can go to lowes and pick up the...

Right. You can go to lowes and pick up the ingredients for octane booster. Tolulene, xylene, alcohol, all of it at a fraction of what it costs in the little bottles...

Just be careful... it will...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-12-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By ncsucarjock88
And increased fuel consumption due to the...

And increased fuel consumption due to the retarded timing. But yes... no harm on the newer engines... they will adapt.
Can't believe they don't have 93. I run 93 in everything just for the added...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-12-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Thanks!! Anything will be better. Mine must...

Thanks!! Anything will be better. Mine must have failed open... I had noticed that temp wasn't being held as steady as I"d like. Last two trips out, it's never gotten over 120. Thought I had a...
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