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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-11-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,168
Posted By rkmason
Your WOT rpm is a reflection of the power your...

Your WOT rpm is a reflection of the power your engine is producing vs the power needed by the boat to run at whatever boat speed your WOT rpm translates to. Sounds like you have normalized all of the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By rkmason
Actually I think it depends on how the engine...

Actually I think it depends on how the engine marinization company (in this case Indmar) configures the engine/gearbox for the end user (Mastercraft). I think the std GM Marine 5.7L V8 uses a bottom...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By rkmason
That ebasicpower page on starter rotation...

That ebasicpower page on starter rotation reminded me it's not just engine rotation that matters, but also how the starter is mounted. I assumed all M/C engine installations used a bottom mount...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By rkmason
I have a 1998 Indmar MX Plus 5.7 TBI engine and I...

I have a 1998 Indmar MX Plus 5.7 TBI engine and I would certainly give it a try if I needed a starter. Does your 1994 engine take this offset mounting bolt style starter?

FYI, I just looked up the...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-29-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,201
Posted By rkmason
Thx, I had not seen this post by Larue. My back...

Thx, I had not seen this post by Larue. My back deck got wrecked many years ago when it came open while trailering the boat. I rebuilt it myself to the original one piece configuration with new...
Forum: Upholstery 08-28-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,310
Posted By rkmason
Has anyone used the "Upholstery Workshop" in...

Has anyone used the "Upholstery Workshop" in Weatherford, TX? Their website has a section called "Mastercraft Skins" so it appears they specialize in M/C upholstery. They even refer to this...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-27-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,201
Posted By rkmason
So you may update your 225 VRS to a three piece...

So you may update your 225 VRS to a three piece back hatch? I have had an interest in doing this update to my 200 VRS ever since I saw that type back hatch config on a newer model MariStar. It looks...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-13-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,201
Posted By rkmason
OK, got it. Thx for the education. We only use...

OK, got it. Thx for the education. We only use our 200 VRS for skiing and a bit of wakeboarding. I have not seen that type of rig for surfing before. Looks interesting.

I am jealous of your nice...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-13-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,201
Posted By rkmason
I'm curious; what exactly is the purpose of this...

I'm curious; what exactly is the purpose of this mocked up wood structure on your boat? Some kind of wake control / wake modification device? You are wake surfing maybe, or ???. Educate me,...
Forum: Upholstery 08-13-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,310
Posted By rkmason
Sources for Upholstery Repair or Skins Replacement

Who are some good Suppliers for upholstery repair work or replacement skins for older M/C boats?
Forum: Upholstery 08-13-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,321
Posted By rkmason
'98 Maristar Upholstery Repair or Replacement

Is this likely an example of the oem upholstery problems you are referring to? This is the bow seat back cushion in my '98 Maristar 200VRS.

Anyone have a good source for upholstery skins...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-11-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,201
Posted By rkmason
I agree with you; the late 90's MariStar hull...

I agree with you; the late 90's MariStar hull profile is good looking on the water. It seems like the later Mastercrafts were designed with different types of uses in mind. The newer hulls all have...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 07-27-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,201
Posted By rkmason
Do you know if those hideaway rear cleats on your...

Do you know if those hideaway rear cleats on your boat were OEM stock? My '98 200 VRS has OEM conventional cleats front and rear; I always wanted to change at least the rear ones to the hideaway...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 07-27-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,201
Posted By rkmason
Yeah, my '98 200 VRS has a 40 gal tank. You got...

Yeah, my '98 200 VRS has a 40 gal tank. You got the big boy 61 gal tank with your 225 VRS. That must put a huge dent in your wallet to fill it up; mine is bad enough. Thank God for slightly more...
Forum: Electrical 07-27-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,604
Posted By rkmason
Another Fuel Level Sender Repaired

Add one more repaired fuel level sender to all of the others mentioned in this thread. My '98 MariStar fuel gauge did not respond last time I filled the tank so I removed the sender last weekend....
Forum: Upholstery 08-26-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,523
Posted By rkmason
1pc Sundeck Conversion to 3pc Config

I too am interested in possible conversion of my 1pc sundeck ('98 200VRS) to the 3pc configuration found on 2001? and later Maristars. I already rebuilt & reskinned my 1pc sundeck myself years ago...
Forum: Electrical 08-16-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By rkmason
Tach and Stereo Acting Up

I've got a couple of electrical gremlins currently on my 1998 Maristar 200VRS (analog gauges) so thought I would put this out and troll for comments/advice. I see some very similar threads so maybe...
Forum: Trailers 09-23-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,012
Posted By rkmason
FYI, had similar issues with drum brakes a few...

FYI, had similar issues with drum brakes a few years ago. I began looking for individual replacement parts (wheel cylinders, brake shoes, adjusters) and quickly found that you could buy complete...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-18-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By rkmason
Welcome to the Mastercraft family. I also came...

Welcome to the Mastercraft family. I also came from an I/O boat to a Mastercraft as my first inboard some years ago. The only thing that has ever stranded us on the water was a defective Johnson...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-12-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By rkmason
Watch out for ultra low priced, low quality no...

Watch out for ultra low priced, low quality no name Chinese-made bearings. I've seen 6203 sealed bearings selling for $1.75 each but I'm not sure they are much of an improvement over the trashed...
Forum: Trailers 09-12-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,873
Posted By rkmason
Way to go, nice work! I have the same issues to...

Way to go, nice work! I have the same issues to tackle with my curbside fender and I've been thinking about just how to do it. I'll use your successful example as my model to work from. I have the...
Forum: Trailers 09-12-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,012
Posted By rkmason
Just finished replacing the damper in my A-60...

Just finished replacing the damper in my A-60 actuator and went thru the same pain and suffering as you did. I also managed to crack the cast iron master cylinder body around the rear pin thru-hole...
Forum: Trailers 09-12-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,380
Posted By rkmason
Residual Pressure Valve

I'm certainly no expert but I've been researching how to convert my trailer from drum to disc. One of the required modifications for conversion is the removal of the residual pressure valve in a...
Forum: Trailers 04-22-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By rkmason
Adding a Folding Tongue

I've looked at a lot of posts on other forums on the subject of adding a folding tongue to a trailer. I'm leaning towards installing a retrofit Pivit Hitch unit on my MC trailer, but I'm interested...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-14-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By rkmason
FYI, the ground ref, 4x tach, coil...

FYI, the ground ref, 4x tach, coil dwell/spark timing control, and bypass signals all go to a 6pin connector on the DIS ICM. The +12V for the DIS ICM is on a separate 3pin connector. That may...
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