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Forum: General / Other Today, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By MikeyOrange88
Here's my stock '88 Tristar. Looks like they just...

Here's my stock '88 Tristar. Looks like they just drilled in some lights, that maybe didn't last too long.
Forum: Upholstery 04-04-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Did you modify the rear bench seat any? On mine...

Did you modify the rear bench seat any? On mine the base of the seat hooks over the step in the floor, and there is even some Velcro hook strip on it. Presumable it is intended to stick to the carpet...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 04-01-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Hmmm... You'd have to remove the front panel...

Hmmm... You'd have to remove the front panel (easy, just screwed down). To remove the middle panel, you'd have to first remove the pylon (probably stuck pretty good), then lift and shift the floor...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By MikeyOrange88
^+1 on Lake Area Watersports. They have been...

^+1 on Lake Area Watersports. They have been there awhile and do good service work. Had the Owner meet me with a new raw water pump one Sunday morning when we were renting a lake place near there for...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-21-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Yes, the two plates look the same. On the closed...

Yes, the two plates look the same. On the closed bow, the forward plate is under the passenger seat base in the corner. The pic shows the relationship of the fuel pickup and fuel sending unit. The...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-21-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By MikeyOrange88
You will be able to get to the fuel tank sending...

You will be able to get to the fuel tank sending unit thru the floor plates, at least to change the hose onto the barb fitting. I was able to pull mine completely out by unbolting the 90 degree...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,460
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Since it has sat for so long, you may also want...

Since it has sat for so long, you may also want to check the fuel filter(s), and fuel/water separator. Mine has a filter screen at the carb inlet, a filter in the bottom of fuel pump, and a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,460
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Just Envious

I'm really envious of your good fortune! Red '84 S&S in fantastic shape, doesn't get much better than that. And to pick it up from your pa-in-law, you probably got a good deal too, huh.:o

If you're...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-27-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,329
Posted By MikeyOrange88
+1, Enough said, you can take that to the bank.;)

+1, Enough said, you can take that to the bank.;)
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,185
Posted By MikeyOrange88
The center floor section is one piece, from the...

The center floor section is one piece, from the motor box rearward to the step up and the flat portion under the read seat. There is another piece behind that one that holds the battery, it can also...
Forum: What is this boat worth? 02-13-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Blue Book

The NADA figure seems to be very low to me. That link doesn't seem to take into consideration the number of engine hours whereas auto mileage is a major determinate of value. Also didn't see any...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 02-06-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,346
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Just so I'm clear, there still will be an...

Just so I'm clear, there still will be an interrupt when you key the starter, right? And there is no way to avoid that (w/ single battery setup). I recently replaced the head unit with a Sony Blue...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 02-05-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,352
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Bought a two bank Battery Tender Plus and one of...

Bought a two bank Battery Tender Plus and one of their 12.5' quick connect extension cables. Mounted the charger on the rear wall of the garage, one connected to the boat and one connected to the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-04-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 785
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Assuming the new rebuilt motor was provided by...

Assuming the new rebuilt motor was provided by someone other than yourself and it has some sort of warranty, then I would have had immediate discussions with supplier. 'Putting it away for the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Download the free GoPro app for your iPhone. With...

Download the free GoPro app for your iPhone. With the built-in wifi you can preview what the cameras view is, along with being able to adjust settings. Buy or make some tethers as a backup to...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-24-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,719
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Soak it

If you haven't done so already, I'd get some penetrant sprayed around the base of the distributor to give it time to soak in and hopefully allow an easier removal. It's a pretty tight fit when in...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 25,704
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Now that's what I'm talking about! I bought a...

Now that's what I'm talking about!
I bought a Boat Buddy, but never installed it, about seven years ago when I redid my trailer. I sawed off the front of the trailer and added a pivot hitch in order...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 01-03-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Several on this forum including myself have used...

Several on this forum including myself have used Corinthian Marine Carpets as a source with good results. However, their selection of colors in the red spectrum is very limited, as I would think most...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,119
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Keep the Tahoe

I'd upgrade and buy yourself a low mileage, super clean '05 or '06 Tahoe (old style) w/ the 5.3L V8. I just did, although it took me a while to find the right one.
I still drive my '01 Tahoe with...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,210
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Look at GoPro.com to see a comparison of the...

Look at GoPro.com to see a comparison of the resolutions etc. the Black comes with the wifi remote which is an $80 extra for the other two models. The white does have wifi built into it though so it...
Forum: Upholstery 12-27-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,280
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Looks fantastic. I see where you eliminated the...

Looks fantastic. I see where you eliminated the vent from the engine cover. Really cleans up the diamond stitched stripe down the middle. Is that a vent in the lower carpeted area of the cover?

Did...
Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,519
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Wife surprised me with a Go Pro Hero 3+...

Wife surprised me with a Go Pro Hero 3+ Black.
Self-gifted a new head unit, Sony MEX BT3100P w/ Bluetooth to replace the 25 year old Sony cassette deck.

Two new fold-up cup holders (replacements)....
Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,210
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Will do. With the 32GB in it and set to 1080P...

Will do. With the 32GB in it and set to 1080P Superview, it is indicating 2 hr. 15 min. record time on the screen. Was planning on a trial bike ride this weekend to get used to the device. Was going...
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,210
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Black3

My wife surprised me with a new GoPro Hero 3+ Black, my first, for Christmas.
Already love it. Download the GoPro app. for your iphone5. Really works well. Gives a preview of the camera view so you...
Forum: General / Other 12-24-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,487
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Bolt length

You may want to carefully check the tap depth of the holes, thickness of riser at holes, gasket, & lock washer thicknesses as compared to your bolt length. On mine, 1-1/2" long wouldn't work, they'd...
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