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Forum: Storage / Winterization 08-30-2016, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Ski-me
Great, thanks Moose! I'll give her a shot this...

Great, thanks Moose! I'll give her a shot this weekend.
Forum: Storage / Winterization 08-29-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Ski-me
Mike or others.....now my boat will be stored in...

Mike or others.....now my boat will be stored in Idaho, there is more moisture in the air throughout the winter than Colorado. I called the local MC shop and they said they typically Fog the...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-13-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,394
Posted By Ski-me
Glad to see we have the same...

Glad to see we have the same reasoning.....Platinum, it just HAS to be better than Gold! ;)

I picked the Platinum this year. :cool:
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-12-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Ski-me
Mike, I looked at both filters (41060 &...

Mike,

I looked at both filters (41060 & 1060)....both have identical flow rates (9-11 gpm). Why is this one better?
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-12-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Ski-me
bump.... Some good stuff for Winterizing as the...

bump....

Some good stuff for Winterizing as the season is now upon us. :(
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-16-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Ski-me
It definitely took me several hours to do...

It definitely took me several hours to do everything...and I took my time. I'd say about 4-5 hrs on the boat - (had a volleyball meeting to attend to in the middle of the whole thing!) I used that...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-16-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Ski-me
Cool, thanks! I kinda thought so but wanted to...

Cool, thanks! I kinda thought so but wanted to double check.

Also, anyone do the pitot tubes as well? I looked at my gauges and don't really want to take that apart to get to the end. Maybe just...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-16-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Ski-me
My only questions.....did I miss anything? Do I...

My only questions.....did I miss anything? Do I remove this "thing" to drain the block...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-16-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Ski-me
Once things were drained, I hooked up the hoses...

Once things were drained, I hooked up the hoses again and pulled the kill switch....and then cranked the engine over for about 5 seconds to flush anything else out the...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-16-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Ski-me
I didn't really know about these but I pulled...

I didn't really know about these but I pulled them to be safe. Nothing really came out of...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-16-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Ski-me
The upper...

The upper...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-16-2012, 01:08 AM
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Posted By Ski-me
The manifold hoses and...

The manifold hoses and...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-16-2012, 01:07 AM
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Posted By Ski-me
Now, finally, on to the draining of the block,...

Now, finally, on to the draining of the block, etc.
First, I disconnected the hot water source for heater and shower...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-16-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,394
Posted By Ski-me
I know there were questions regarding using RV...

I know there were questions regarding using RV anti-freeze, regular anti-freeze or just plain water. I elected to use RV stuff but drain it out afterwards. Rather be safe than sorry for my first...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-16-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,394
Posted By Ski-me
Next, I changed both fuel filter. One by the...

Next, I changed both fuel filter. One by the engine and the other by the tank. I put a towel under it to catch any excess fuel that may pour out. I did first hit the scrader valve to relieve any...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-16-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,394
Posted By Ski-me
Next, I removed the oil filter and used JimN's...

Next, I removed the oil filter and used JimN's suggestion of cutting off the top of a jug to catch the filter and oil. Awesome idea and worked like a...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-16-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,394
Posted By Ski-me
Next, I pulled out the drain line for the engine...

Next, I pulled out the drain line for the engine oil and ran it down the drain hole....and then drained the motor...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-16-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,394
Posted By Ski-me
Jake, you've done an awesome job spelling things...

Jake, you've done an awesome job spelling things out so I decided to do a small write-up on my winterization process on my 1994 205 with the LT1 engine, and take some pictures along the way. I...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-11-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,394
Posted By Ski-me
So I just called the boat shop in Denver and...

So I just called the boat shop in Denver and cancelled my winterization appointment. I did ask her if they use RV Antifreeze or regular Antifreeze and if so, would it harm the LT1 aluminum heads in...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-09-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,394
Posted By Ski-me
So you did buy that one in...

So you did buy that one in Denver.....:cool:

Looked pretty good and idential to mine (less the 205). Glad you found someone to haul it for you.
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-09-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,394
Posted By Ski-me
I just picked up my gear and am going to give...

I just picked up my gear and am going to give this a shot this weekend on my LT-1.

Went with:
20w50 VR1 Synthetic ($8.99/quart)
Mobil 1 ATF Synthetic ($9.99/quart)
New Plugs
New fuel filters (2...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-07-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,394
Posted By Ski-me
What is the benefit, if any, to switch to a...

What is the benefit, if any, to switch to a synthetic motor oil or transmission oil?

I've seen Royal Purple but most of it is all synthetic.

I'm concerned about putting this "premium" stuff in such...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-03-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,394
Posted By Ski-me
Change engine oil, change tranny oil, change...

Change engine oil, change tranny oil, change impellar and blow out engine/heater/shower lines. I think that's about it. I don't think they fog the engine either.....
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-03-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,394
Posted By Ski-me
Jake, well done. It's now, that time of year and...

Jake, well done. It's now, that time of year and have yet to winterize my LT1 myself....just keep bringing it to the dealer. I do have an appointment in a few weeks to winterize, new impellar and...
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