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Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Read the owners manual. It will tell you. ...

Read the owners manual. It will tell you. Typically for a truck of that size, OD is off.

On the 2500 Dodge Diesel... I use OD... even with 15,000# - but it's designed for it.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-20-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 417
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Sure, if that vacuum port on the carb is clogged...

Sure, if that vacuum port on the carb is clogged that would do it. Still doesn't explain your hesitation or #4 and #8 being wet. They should be the same as the rest... hmm. Runs well... but two...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-20-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By ncsucarjock88
It's dead... buy a new one. The harmonic...

It's dead... buy a new one. The harmonic balancer is in two parts, the rubber is an isolation piece in the middle to snub crank vibrations (hence the term harmonic balancer). Once it's in two...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 07-16-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Wow. Sweet!! Is that engine cover taller than...

Wow. Sweet!!

Is that engine cover taller than normal for the 454?? It looks taller than mine.
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,424
Posted By ncsucarjock88
beautiful boat!

beautiful boat!
Forum: Upholstery 07-09-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By ncsucarjock88
303 here too... and totally awesome is just...

303 here too...

and totally awesome is just that... and cheap... follow up with 303, and it'll last a long time.
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 07-09-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,936
Posted By ncsucarjock88
sweet!

sweet!
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,156
Posted By ncsucarjock88
goodness... this needs to get resolved. I love...

goodness... this needs to get resolved. I love my MC, but there seem to be a lot of problems with the newer stuff. Hope this gets resolved for you asap.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-01-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I'm a trained auto tech... and the guy I share...

I'm a trained auto tech... and the guy I share the shop with is a former aircraft tech. We're both a bit... particular. Him much moreso than myself...but yea... It's a well equipped place... air,...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-30-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I did use compressed air to blow out all the...

I did use compressed air to blow out all the passages. Hot water isn't really available at the shop (heck, water at all requires carrying in buckets...) So water usage is kept to a minimum. Not...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-29-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By ncsucarjock88
The float adjustment is easy. You just bend the...

The float adjustment is easy. You just bend the tab on the float. You wan the float to be perfectly parallel with the top/bottom of the fuel bowl, with the needle valve closed.

In this pic... the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-29-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Thanks guys. I was disappointed there wasn't a...

Thanks guys. I was disappointed there wasn't a better thread with pics... so I figured I'd make one.

Boat ran like a CHAMP today. Much smoother, more power, less throttle required, smoother...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-27-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Now she just needs some water. I had fun with...

Now she just needs some water. I had fun with this project. Probably should have done it a month ago...but timing just wouldn't allow. Can't wait to get her in the water this weekend and enjoy!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-27-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By ncsucarjock88
So... after a nice long bath... I left all the...

So... after a nice long bath... I left all the parts to soak overnight, then swished and rotated them around, and let them soak an additional day....
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-27-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Close up view of how they work. It's a really...

Close up view of how they work. It's a really simple design. Spring, needle, seat... the plastic piece just directs how the fuel fills the bowl....
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-27-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By ncsucarjock88
'87 PS 190 351 Carb Rebuild

Folks,

A brief writeup. Carb appeared to be original to the boat, and with relatively low hours - 650hrs, I decided on a rebuild versus a replacement.

The symptoms weren't severe, but I had some...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-25-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Hmm... So what are you fellas running for a...

Hmm...

So what are you fellas running for a filter and where is it? I noticed some trash got past my fuel pump filter (and the water separator) a couple weeks ago... dunno how effective the...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 06-25-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,462
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Wow. Looks brand new. Awesome.

Wow. Looks brand new. Awesome.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-24-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Isn't this the part?? I'm getting ready to...

Isn't this the part??

I'm getting ready to order one for my carb...

http://www.skidim.com/prodinfo.asp?number=R024025
Forum: Electrical 06-23-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Thanks Cloaked.

Thanks Cloaked.
Forum: Electrical 06-21-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Finally got the kill switch bypassed. Fired...

Finally got the kill switch bypassed. Fired right up with it bypassed. Now... to figure out how to secure that panel again. The screws are plastic - nice - but the nuts aren't held captive on the...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 06-17-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,289
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Love the teak. Completely changed the look of...

Love the teak. Completely changed the look of that boat. Great job man!
Forum: Appearance 06-17-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By ncsucarjock88
teak "scuffing"

Folks,

This is my first teak platform. I restored it this winter, and gave it three coats of the 75/25 linseed oil and mineral spirits. It looks fantastic - except that now that I've got a few...
Forum: Electrical 06-16-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Yea... I think it's a kill switch issue. I had...

Yea... I think it's a kill switch issue. I had an issue launching the boat where it didn't want to stay running - fired, but wouldn't stay running. I fiddled with the kill switch, and all was...
Forum: Electrical 06-16-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Okay... So I'll get a new switch. NBD. ...

Okay... So I'll get a new switch. NBD. But...

How in the heck do you get to these switches?? It feels like the backside is completely enclosed fiberglass with just a hole for the wires coming...
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