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Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,570
Posted By blackhawk
I had a 19' Stingray before my MC. I ran it for...

I had a 19' Stingray before my MC. I ran it for 3 seasons with zero problems. I did have to put trim tabs on it though. The Stingrays will porpoise like crazy without them. It was a totally...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-27-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By blackhawk
I emailed Indmar and they said the best place to...

I emailed Indmar and they said the best place to inject the oil would be through the oil sending port. Indmar also told me that the oil sending unit used 1/4" NPT threads, but I don't think that is...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-26-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By blackhawk
The pre-luber pump pulls oil from the drain plug...

The pre-luber pump pulls oil from the drain plug in the oil pan then pumps it into the oil galley. This pressurizes the oil system and lubricates the engine before it is started, thereby preventing...
Forum: Electrical 04-26-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By blackhawk
If worse comes to worse, you might find someone...

If worse comes to worse, you might find someone that could 3D print it for you.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-26-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By blackhawk
Where to inject oil into MCX for pre-luber?

I want to hook up an external engine oil pre-luber to my 2006 MCX. Where is the best place to connect a fitting that connects to the oil galley?

I am sure that the port that the oil pressure sender...
Forum: Ballast 04-18-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,101
Posted By blackhawk
It works! See my picture in post #5 of this...

It works! See my picture in post #5 of this thread. I've been using them every outing for 3 years now. I promise you that 460s will not give you enough weight in the X15 for a good surf wave.
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By blackhawk
3M adhesive remover is worth a try. Never tried...

3M adhesive remover is worth a try. Never tried it on a swim deck mat, but it has never failed me on anything else.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-11-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By blackhawk
Thanks for letting us know the fix. How exactly...

Thanks for letting us know the fix. How exactly was the FAE causing the surge?
Forum: Electrical 04-11-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By blackhawk
I would solder the new leads onto the old ones. ...

I would solder the new leads onto the old ones. That is really the right way to do it. This is a really good video on soldering: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zu3TYBs65FM
Forum: Ballast 04-11-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,101
Posted By blackhawk
Yes, just piggy back on top of the factory tanks....

Yes, just piggy back on top of the factory tanks. Go search Wakemakers.com for info on how to do the piggy back. It is easy.

I would get the Straight Line Sumo 850s for the rear. I have the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-31-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,679
Posted By blackhawk
Hello Zeus - You did it correctly the first time....

Hello Zeus - You did it correctly the first time. After you get all the o-rings in place, put the cover in place and push down on top of the cover with your fingers as hard as you can. As you hold...
Forum: Appearance 03-18-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By blackhawk
Send Mastercraft an email via their website. ...

Send Mastercraft an email via their website. They answered me back in a day when I had the exact same question.
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,310
Posted By blackhawk
Interstate for me.

Interstate for me.
Forum: General / Other 01-26-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By blackhawk
Do you have a mounting plate in your boat for the...

Do you have a mounting plate in your boat for the table?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-26-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By blackhawk
Yea, I would replace the cam.

Yea, I would replace the cam.
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By blackhawk
I have an 06 X15 and it lacks about 3" from...

I have an 06 X15 and it lacks about 3" from fitting under a 10' door. So, I agree with everyone.
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,579
Posted By blackhawk
Peppermint oil is 10X better than dryer sheets or...

Peppermint oil is 10X better than dryer sheets or moth balls
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 12-05-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,746
Posted By blackhawk
Was there any reason why you didn't go ahead and...

Was there any reason why you didn't go ahead and replace the bearings while the motor was out. At that point, pulling the crank would not have been that large of a job. Did they measure any of the...
Forum: Ballast 12-05-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By blackhawk
I used a standard PVC tapered thread fitting on...

I used a standard PVC tapered thread fitting on mine. It is not the correct thread, but it sealed up good enough to suck in the antifreeze.
Forum: Ballast 11-30-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By blackhawk
Are you talking about the fitting on the flexible...

Are you talking about the fitting on the flexible hose coming off the distribution manifold at the rear of the boat? My X15 might be different. Can you take a picture?
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,863
Posted By blackhawk
Even if I was sure that a heated garage would...

Even if I was sure that a heated garage would never lose power, I would still drain and fill with propylene glycol AF. This will keep the corrosion in your engine down to near zero percent. I have...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-09-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,573
Posted By blackhawk
Swatguy - I have been driving Durangos for the...

Swatguy - I have been driving Durangos for the past 16 years. I bought the 1st one new in 2001. Drove it 200,000 miles. Besides standard maintenance, I had to replace the radiator at about 150,000...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-09-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By blackhawk
Ethylene glycol will actually turn acidic after a...

Ethylene glycol will actually turn acidic after a few months and will attack your cast iron. Listen to CruisinGA
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-09-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,896
Posted By blackhawk
I really don't understand this at all. What...

I really don't understand this at all. What information are they using to say that you should ignore the manufacturer's recommendation of 15W40?
Forum: Ballast 11-09-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,972
Posted By blackhawk
Pull out the impeller and see if you feel any...

Pull out the impeller and see if you feel any looseness in the shaft. Does it turn freely with your fingers without any rough spots. Turn on the pump with the impeller out and observe if the shaft...
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