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Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 849
Posted By houtexX30
From what I've gathered, a little bit of water...

From what I've gathered, a little bit of water coming in through the shaft packing is normal. That plus, as was previously stated, water coming off of people getting in the boat can contribute as...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 849
Posted By houtexX30
We had this same issue for a couple seasons on a...

We had this same issue for a couple seasons on a 02 X30. Drive shaft packing was no good. We constantly had to run the bilge throughout the day as the boat was always taking on water. Finally got...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By houtexX30
Surfboard Recommendations

Hello all. I'll start off by saying that we do not surf. My buddy has tried it a few times and really wants to get a board and get into it. My question is, what is a decent board for a relative...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 979
Posted By houtexX30
I would want to see it run and have a compression...

I would want to see it run and have a compression check done. There IS an hour meter on these boats. It is in the Tach. Its not unusual for that year/model to need an interior. MC interiors in...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-12-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By houtexX30
We put this one...

We put this one in:
http://www.skidim.com/prodinfo.asp?number=R140019

It made a huge difference. We also put in a dripless shaft seal and new strut bearings. The boat runs awesome. I didn't...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-05-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By houtexX30
TRUST ME I sat down and drank ALOT..lol It...

TRUST ME I sat down and drank ALOT..lol It happened at about 12:30am, with a boatload of people, about 5 minutes from the ramp. We had plenty of time to reflect on it while we were waiting on the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By houtexX30
We added a 2nd pump just aft of the center drain...

We added a 2nd pump just aft of the center drain plug for this very reason.. Simple to do and much more effective.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-17-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By houtexX30
Ok, so since the pics will now upload I figured...

Ok, so since the pics will now upload I figured I'd share these. Like I stated before, it seems like we got lucky as this could've ended very badly had the damper decided to exit the bell housing...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-01-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By houtexX30
So after getting the tranny out, this is what we...

So after getting the tranny out, this is what we found. This does not seem very normal and could have potentially been a very dangerous situation. The entire bottom of the bellhousing has been...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-18-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By houtexX30
This may be a dumb question by why would there be...

This may be a dumb question by why would there be a need to do that if I'm gonna have to pull the tranny out anyways to replace whatever's broken and the bellhousing? Also, does anyone know where I...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-17-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By houtexX30
We have already considered the bolt failure...

We have already considered the bolt failure scenario.. Either one might have backed out or the head has sheared off??
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-17-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By houtexX30
the first 2 pics are looking from under the rear...

the first 2 pics are looking from under the rear middle seat, near the port side of the tranny.. The 2nd 2 are looking from above and the last a the piece of shrapnel i found in the bilge area.... ...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-17-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By houtexX30
2002 X30 bellhousing explosion

Soo... After a pretty decent evening/night on the water this past saturday, we were headed back to the ramp, cruising at about 25mph in open water when I heard a boom from the engine compartment. I...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 12-06-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,757
Posted By houtexX30
........amateurs

........amateurs
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-14-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By houtexX30
I know I'm in the minority, but i sure hope...

I know I'm in the minority, but i sure hope not!!!!
Forum: Storage / Winterization 11-12-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,895
Posted By houtexX30
Oh yeah, I also happen to have a house for sale...

Oh yeah, I also happen to have a house for sale in the Woodlands...........
Forum: Storage / Winterization 11-12-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,895
Posted By houtexX30
I live about 3 miles from the northern end of...

I live about 3 miles from the northern end of lake conroe near bentwater. I use a brand new storage facility at the end of my road. The ramp i use is called scotts ridge recreation area. Takes...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,286
Posted By houtexX30
HA!!!!! You've obviously never met my wife!!

HA!!!!! You've obviously never met my wife!!
Forum: Find A Pull / Give a Pull 10-09-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,283
Posted By houtexX30
Do friday's count as midweek if it's at daybreak?

Do friday's count as midweek if it's at daybreak?
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-28-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By houtexX30
I will admit, I don't know much about the...

I will admit, I don't know much about the Mississippi gulf coast. I have been in houston my entire life and have had many experiences with hurricanes and tropical storms. I totally got the reason...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-28-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By houtexX30
Soooo....You moved to central florida to avoid...

Soooo....You moved to central florida to avoid hurricanes??
Forum: Trailers 08-15-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,818
Posted By houtexX30
check the fuse in your truck. should be under...

check the fuse in your truck. should be under the hood.. Its happened to me on a number of trailers and vehicles. There should be a specific fuse just for the trailer reverse signal
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,358
Posted By houtexX30
very well said

very well said
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,358
Posted By houtexX30
Wow. That sucks. On a similar note, Me, the...

Wow. That sucks. On a similar note, Me, the wife and a buddy of mine and his flavor of the week were out on saturday night to watch the meteor show. We were all chillin in the back of our ski cove...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,583
Posted By houtexX30
rd s u x....

rd s u x....
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