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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-04-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By wtrskr
Just thought I'd post today's experience in case...

Just thought I'd post today's experience in case anyone has thoughts. Wasn't able to make it to an autoparts store before they closed yesterday to get a fuel pressure gauge.

-First time started up...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-03-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By wtrskr
One other question that someone may be able to...

One other question that someone may be able to help with. Is the fuel pump replacement part the same for all of the recent Mastercrafts? I've read through some of the "fuel pump 101" thread and...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-03-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By wtrskr
The one thing that has me wondering is that it...

The one thing that has me wondering is that it seems to go fine for stretches after restarting and then will start to bog down at some point. It is almost as if the problem is only there when the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-03-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By wtrskr
Do you know if this year Prostar has a schraeder...

Do you know if this year Prostar has a schraeder valve where you can attached a fuel pressure gauge? I know that my older '94 does not. We could maybe rent a fuel pressure gauge from an auto parts...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-03-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By wtrskr
2008 197 Bogs then dies

Having troubles with a Prostar 197 with the MCX 350. Pulled three slalom skiers then took a break. Took a couple little kids out on the boom about 45 minutes later. After a while the engine...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-30-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By wtrskr
I rebuilt my pump over the winter and don't...

I rebuilt my pump over the winter and don't remember exactly how I took it apart. I know that I did a lot of pounding with a hammer and used a big vice. I used the vice to push everything back...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-30-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By wtrskr
Thanks for the opinion. I'm going to order a new...

Thanks for the opinion. I'm going to order a new one. Weather is junk, so no problem having to wait for it to come in the mail.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-26-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By wtrskr
Brass Washer for Raw Water Pump

Over the winter I rebuilt my Johnson raw water pump with new bearings and a new seal. In looking at the rebuild directions, there is supposed to be a brass washer that goes in after the seal, but...
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 69,408
Posted By wtrskr
I've been skiing on the same Mapple ski with the...

I've been skiing on the same Mapple ski with the rear toe plate for probably about 15 years now. I've considered getting a boot in the back and upgrading to a newer ski, but figure if back in the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-11-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By wtrskr
Don't give up. Don't ever give up. Take a look...

Don't give up. Don't ever give up.

Take a look at this thread which was recently resurrected: http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?t=24783

I set the timing on my '94 TBI at one...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,011
Posted By wtrskr
Not sure if the actuator system is different than...

Not sure if the actuator system is different than on the older trailers? Disk brake system could be different than drums a well? On my '94 trailer with drums I found it to be pretty easy to bleed...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-28-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,706
Posted By wtrskr
It is just interesting to me that the oil made it...

It is just interesting to me that the oil made it to all the other cylinders and two years in a row.

I'm wondering if I might be able to tell if anything is wrong by taking off that valve cover and...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-27-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,706
Posted By wtrskr
Yes, it is the #1 at the crank end of the engine....

Yes, it is the #1 at the crank end of the engine. The PCV hose goes from the flame arrestor to the valve cover on that side (passenger side). There is a separate vacuum hose from the Throttle body...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-27-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,706
Posted By wtrskr
Just to clarify, I'm not worried about it from a...

Just to clarify, I'm not worried about it from a winterizing perspective. I did fog through the plug hole instead. I'm worried that my intake valve is not opening properly, or I have a blockage...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-26-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,706
Posted By wtrskr
Fogging TBI - Oil not reaching #1 cylinder

When I fog through the throttle body with Marvel Mystery Oil, the oil seems to reach all but one of the cylinders. I know this because I check the plugs after shutting down the engine. Only one is...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-09-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,527
Posted By wtrskr
I ended up having success getting my 7 year old...

I ended up having success getting my 7 year old up on a slalom ski this past weekend. He had been using the wakeboard and was getting pretty comfortable. Those repetitions very well might be what...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,664
Posted By wtrskr
I remember going to the show and seeing a kid...

I remember going to the show and seeing a kid that was my age barefooting. I decided if that if another kid my age could do it, then so could I. A few days later my brother and I starting trying to...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-05-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,527
Posted By wtrskr
I tried to get my 7 year old up on a slalom ski...

I tried to get my 7 year old up on a slalom ski this summer. He wasn't enjoying trying too much so I said "want to try wakeboarding?". I'm worried I'll regret it someday because he's liking the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,291
Posted By wtrskr
I used to ski/wakeboard behind a '97 200 VRS. I'm...

I used to ski/wakeboard behind a '97 200 VRS. I'm not sure if the hull is the same as the 96? We did not have any porpoising issues.

The hull is a Maristar hull and is not based on any of the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,285
Posted By wtrskr
Mine's not legible either.

Mine's not legible either.
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,697
Posted By wtrskr
If there was a permanent slalom course somewhere...

If there was a permanent slalom course somewhere on the lake, I was going to recommend hanging out there and sticking up the ol' hitch hiker thumb when a skier came to use it. Unfortunately, per the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,067
Posted By wtrskr
I used to ski behind a '97 Maristar 200 and then...

I used to ski behind a '97 Maristar 200 and then behind an early 2000's 205V.

To me it is pretty much a toss up as far as skiing. The Maristar's wake was probably actually smaller, however a bit...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-01-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,162
Posted By wtrskr
Yep, I am on the same page. My shaft aims to...

Yep, I am on the same page.

My shaft aims to the left when I detach the couplers (picture taken with everything attached). If I pull the shaft back by hand, then the couplers are in alignment (the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-31-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,162
Posted By wtrskr
Good info, including how the motor mounts work. ...

Good info, including how the motor mounts work.

If I wanted to try the bending-the-strut method, do you think heating the strut in the middle would help it bend?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-31-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,162
Posted By wtrskr
Pic of strut

Here is a pic of the strut and shaft. In looking at it now, I can see the strut must be pointed too low as well as off to the side.

You can see that on the right side (from picture's perspective),...
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