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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-03-2018, 08:58 PM
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Posted By avorob
It's a separate issue that I'm preparing to...

It's a separate issue that I'm preparing to tackle after the overheat issue. LOL, Somehow the water got in the boat, froze and cracked both bilge pumps. I glued them with JB weld. The work but they...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-03-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By avorob
Impeller installed

Progress Update.
I installed a new impeller and ran the boat on idle. It ran @160 deg for a while.

Damage assessment:
1. There are micro holes in the muffler and water is dripping through. See the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-01-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By avorob
Replace the two straight and two 90 deg rubber...

Replace the two straight and two 90 deg rubber hoses on the pix?
Buy on Discount Inboard Marine?
No need to worry about the fiberglass muffler?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-30-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By avorob
How do exhaust hoses look like? The ones with 90...

How do exhaust hoses look like? The ones with 90 deg bend?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-30-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By avorob
How do I find the trans cooler?

How do I find the trans cooler?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-30-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By avorob
Diagnostics. Step One. Bad Impeller

The impeller went bad. See the pick
Where should I check /fish for broken off pieces?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-29-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By avorob
Tried running the engine after the overheat

Just tried to run the engine on idle. This time I opened the intake valve. LOL
It went over 160 deg and I shot it down.
While the warming up phase the smoke was coming from the exhaust and the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-29-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By avorob
That sounds like a plan. Thank you. Question,...

That sounds like a plan. Thank you.
Question, where do I buy the hoses (moded or at least how the hoses look like).
I see AMZN sells impellers StayCoolPumps Impeller Kit Replaces Johnson 09-812B-1...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-29-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By avorob
Do I check the impeller?

Do I check the impeller?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-29-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By avorob
Oh, yes I must've gone over 300 deg. The smoke...

Oh, yes I must've gone over 300 deg. The smoke was coming out and smelled like something was burning. It was no water in the coolant system for the gauge to measure accurately.
Is there an issue to...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-29-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By avorob
Closer image of exuast

Here is a closer image. THi sticking out fibers are somewhat melted together.

So, shall I try to run the boat and what the temp gauge?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-29-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,097
Posted By avorob
Talking Engine overheated, operator's error

I left the engine water intake valve closed (after winterization) and ran the boat about a 1/4 mile before the smoke started coming from the engine compartment. The temp gauge was around 200 deg...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By avorob
That's a good idea. I've never used it.

That's a good idea. I've never used it.
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By avorob
I just reinserted the safety lanyard and it...

I just reinserted the safety lanyard and it worked!
Go figure.
I wonder what I had to go through to find this reason.
Thanks much for your expertise.

AV
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By avorob
Boat wouldn't start diagnostics

The boat suddenly died while going on slow speed.

What would be procedure to diagnose the issue?

The starter spins and all electrical seems to be working except the instruments don't wake up while...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,768
Posted By avorob
Oj took care of the prop issue

Just got the prop back from OJ prop. They found out that three blades were bent. Must've been my son hit it in sand. It had no visible marks. Anyway, they straighten it out and sent it back for...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,768
Posted By avorob
Looks like it was the prop. I tried my beat up...

Looks like it was the prop. I tried my beat up spare prop (pix attached) and it was no vibration
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,768
Posted By avorob
Well, I do have a "spare" beat up prop that I'm...

Well, I do have a "spare" beat up prop that I'm gonna try to straighten it now and try.
Will keep posted
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,768
Posted By avorob
Test Prop

That would be great!
The prop size 13.7 x 17V HC OJ

My contact info
[email protected] 630 697 6482
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,768
Posted By avorob
Boat vibrates at mid rpm with rebuilt prop.

I ended up having OJ to fix my prop. $18 shipping / $150 to repair. They did it in three days and it looked like new, all shine.
I've got a problem thought, the boat vibrates at 3,500 - 4,100 rpm and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,768
Posted By avorob
Ha ha, I tried, One broken prop came with the...

Ha ha, I tried,
One broken prop came with the boad, the other I nicked pulling the boat on trailer.
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,768
Posted By avorob
Prop repair place

Any suggestions on a good place for prop reconditioning and approx cost to have it done? I've got two of them.
Thx
Forum: General / Other 10-01-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By avorob
So, the 06' X2 is not known for weak heater?

So, the 06' X2 is not known for weak heater?
Forum: General / Other 10-01-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By avorob
My thermostat is at 160. I haven't noticed any...

My thermostat is at 160. I haven't noticed any difference in the temp when engine is idling or running. I wonder if there is a blockage. How would you diagnose it?
Forum: General / Other 10-01-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By avorob
Boat heater doesn't blow warm enough air on X2

Any insight why my heater doesn't blow warm enough air? It was my assumption that it is the way supposed to be but I learned that air comes really warm on other boats like Ski Nautique.
Trying to...
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