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Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-16-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,975
Posted By JimN
Right- surfaces to be painted. It causes...

Right- surfaces to be painted. It causes fish-eyes, too. Ironically, fish-eye eliminator is silicone, but it's mixed into the paint.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-15-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 18,303
Posted By JimN
I saw $3.15 close to my house. It's getting there.

I saw $3.15 close to my house. It's getting there.
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-15-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,975
Posted By JimN
Silicone causes problems if paint or other...

Silicone causes problems if paint or other finishes are to be used, but it doesn't really affect much else. WD40 or any other petroleum-based lube can cause rubber to break down. It's OK on metal...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,017
Posted By JimN
Show them a video and tell them the boarder...

Show them a video and tell them the boarder doesn't need to go fast to be cool.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-14-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 18,303
Posted By JimN
They should include a clause for different price...

They should include a clause for different price levels- if it's a flat percentage, you're going to be hosed if the price shoots up. Higher tax at lower price/lower tax at higher price would make for...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-14-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 18,303
Posted By JimN
Stronger dollar, weaker global economy. OPEC will...

Stronger dollar, weaker global economy. OPEC will be raising their prices, but they can't be the whole difference since the US is having a boom.

We're still around $3.20 because WI has some of the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-13-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,748
Posted By JimN
Your noid lights tell you that electricity is...

Your noid lights tell you that electricity is getting to the injectors, not that they're delivering fuel. Check the plugs after cleaning them & blowing them dry. If they come out wet, you'll know the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,017
Posted By JimN
Right- at some point, terminal velocity is...

Right- at some point, terminal velocity is reached and since these aren't made for speed, they don't have the hull shape of a cigarette boat. No difference between moving in water or air, really-...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,017
Posted By JimN
A prop for 80 MPH would make it hard to...

A prop for 80 MPH would make it hard to accelerate quickly.

You could just say "It's not a bass boat".
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,017
Posted By JimN
Most engines can run at WOT well enough, as long...

Most engines can run at WOT well enough, as long as it has the proper load. With intermittent load or in neutral, it doesn't last long.
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By JimN
Ah... I knew some people who lived at Canyon Lake.

Ah... I knew some people who lived at Canyon Lake.
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By JimN
Southern Hemisphere?

Southern Hemisphere?
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,017
Posted By JimN
"Stop the ship!" I can't. It's too dangerous- we...

"Stop the ship!"

I can't. It's too dangerous- we have to slow down, first.
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,017
Posted By JimN
Do the prop manufacturers have a "Find the right...

Do the prop manufacturers have a "Find the right prop" section on their sites? Cup is for hole shot, right? That could hinder top end, AFAIK. If you want top end, I think you'll have to sacrifice...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,017
Posted By JimN
How do you think a prop for "it lets me cruise at...

How do you think a prop for "it lets me cruise at 40 MPH" prop will have on the performance when using the boat for its intended purpose"? I think that's the question that needs to be answered. If it...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,017
Posted By JimN
With that hull and calibration, the prop is the...

With that hull and calibration, the prop is the final determining factor. Since it's not a boat made for top speed, handling and wake characteristics are the goals. If you want speed, get a speed...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-09-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,748
Posted By JimN
To the OP- if the plugs are good and you have...

To the OP- if the plugs are good and you have verified that you have spark at the plug, not by using a timing light, make sure the injectors aren't firing on alternate cylinder banks and toggling. If...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-09-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,748
Posted By JimN
LTR is an MC/Indmar name and has nothing to do...

LTR is an MC/Indmar name and has nothing to do with any car designation. The Northstar ignition was used because it works better than a distributor WRT mis-fire.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-06-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,413
Posted By JimN
The manuals aren't written for end users, they're...

The manuals aren't written for end users, they're written for those who have some training and knowledge of the systems. That's the reason they don't start at ground level and teach everything. There...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-05-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By JimN
Can't they collect it in a large underground tank...

Can't they collect it in a large underground tank and use that as a buffer between what they collect and what they need?
Forum: Electrical 10-05-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By JimN
Is there a time when you would need trim tabs...

Is there a time when you would need trim tabs when the key is off?
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-05-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By JimN
But they didn't raises taxes! Yeah, OK. Adding...

But they didn't raises taxes! Yeah, OK. Adding fees and fines isn't the same. Right.

The easy way to get people to go along with this is by providing recycling bins that are too small.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-05-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By JimN
If they have a landfill and DON'T capture the...

If they have a landfill and DON'T capture the methane, they're fools- that's free fuel that can, as Cruisin wrote, be used for energy generation.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-05-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By JimN
Nice one!:D

Nice one!:D
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By JimN
Where would you put this material? It becomes...

Where would you put this material? It becomes free dirt and it doesn't take long.

Building on landfills doesn't always work well, either. That's space that needs to settle for longer than they're...
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