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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By ac505
Powerwashing the bilge and carpet is fine, just...

Powerwashing the bilge and carpet is fine, just don't go nuts and make sure you don't put the lance too close to the carpet. I power washed my xstars carpet when I bought it, it made a huge...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By ac505
Lovely looking boat.,just so it stays lovely, can...

Lovely looking boat.,just so it stays lovely, can I ask.... Is that a bowline you have tied to the transom eye? Bowlines are not good mooring knots and can come undone with motion, better off with a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,028
Posted By ac505
So........... can corvettes, or for that matter...

So........... can corvettes, or for that matter any american car go round corners yet? And not need a super tanker on chase to keep refuelling because of the awful fuel consumption ? 😄😄
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-26-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By ac505
the impeller can sometimes "take a set" after...

the impeller can sometimes "take a set" after sitting all winter, the impeller vanes that were squashed in the impeller housing stay squashed leading to poor water flow. Before doing anything else...
Forum: Electrical 03-26-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By ac505
Well,it looks as if the data on the "new" gauge...

Well,it looks as if the data on the "new" gauge is stored in the MDC unit (it's from a later mastercraft, the gauge was manufactured 04 so the boat likely was an 04 or 05. Suits me fine as I have...
Forum: Electrical 03-26-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By ac505
Or bad MDC. Any other gauges temperamental? If...

Or bad MDC. Any other gauges temperamental?

If you can't get it fixed, the easiest option is to put a standard analogue gauge in, that would necessitate taking the feed from your oil pressure switch...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-26-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,207
Posted By ac505
As a slight aside, do you know anybody with a...

As a slight aside, do you know anybody with a mag-drill? Using a mag drill, locked in place and a cutter you have a reasonable chance of getting through it, plus you can't go squint. The only other...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,979
Posted By ac505
Well I am presently adding another pump for the...

Well I am presently adding another pump for the bow ballast. I repurposed the nav light switch to also power the interior lighting so I could free up a switch location on the dash.
I just bought a...
Forum: Electrical 03-22-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By ac505
ECM scan tool to read hours?

hi All, can anybody direct me to the appropriate scan tool to read engine hours on a '00 Indmar 350 TBI? Looking for a cheap one, does not need to be workshop quality.
Forum: Electrical 03-22-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By ac505
hi, did you manage to get the gauge apart? I have...

hi, did you manage to get the gauge apart? I have a similar problem, gauge knackered however I have a full set of spare gauges from a newer boat so the MDC doesn't control the tacho or read hours. Id...
Forum: Electrical 03-21-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By ac505
Try contacting medallion directly, shouldn't be...

Try contacting medallion directly, shouldn't be crazy expensive.
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By ac505
If you plumb the return into the intake for the...

If you plumb the return into the intake for the raw water pump it helps move the water through the heater matrix - especially at low rpm. You just need to throttle the flow accordingly or buy one of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By ac505
The shower controls go on the transom, beside the...

The shower controls go on the transom, beside the two air vents for the engine bay .

The factory heater normally goes under the dash behind the sub. When I was installing mine, the original plan was...
Forum: Electrical 03-19-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By ac505
Medallion gauge help

Hi all, as a last attempt prior to changing all the gauges out to analogue, I have got my hands on a full dash for little money. The gauges which are much nicer looking than mine will be a straight...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,001
Posted By ac505
just reading through your initial description....

just reading through your initial description. I'd insist on the tacho being fixed. You will have Medallion gauges on the boat, the problem with the tacho will either be the tacho itself (easy fix)....
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By ac505
the trailer looks almost identical to the UK spec...

the trailer looks almost identical to the UK spec trailer I had on my old PS 190 then Xstar. Over here, at that era, all Mastercrafts were supplied on a galvanised Bradley trailer. So much less...
Forum: Electrical 03-08-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,481
Posted By ac505
hi, I had the GT40 engine in my last Nautique (97...

hi, I had the GT40 engine in my last Nautique (97 Sport). Great engine and TBH, much nicer than the 310 TBI in my Xstar.. Anyway, back on topic, I haven't read all the posts so this may well have...
Forum: Ballast 02-12-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,804
Posted By ac505
Nice..... Are you staying at the kenmore...

Nice..... Are you staying at the kenmore lodges/hotel. Are there moorings there too?
Forum: Ballast 02-12-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,804
Posted By ac505
Geordie, the gate looks great. If you ever fancy...

Geordie, the gate looks great. If you ever fancy making one to go on the starboard side, I'd be happy to test it for you :)

Are you heading up north this summer?
Forum: Ballast 02-12-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By ac505
thnx swat, great insight. good point regarding...

thnx swat, great insight. good point regarding the lack of vent of the walkway sac, I was kind of hoping that when it starts collapsing, the aerator would be able to draw the water out thus no need...
Forum: Ballast 02-12-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By ac505
interesting reading the other replies. On my...

interesting reading the other replies. On my setup, the KBG is stock so 3 hoses.
One aerator fills, there is a check valve to stop the water flowing back out.
There is a second aerator to empty,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,845
Posted By ac505
Daft question, what's the angle with the...

Daft question, what's the angle with the insurance company? This side of the pond you can't get breakdown insurance on a 14 year old boat. Hope you get it fixed soon, and as iterated by others I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,845
Posted By ac505
I've just read through some of the history on...

I've just read through some of the history on this problem. Purely from a statistical standpoint, to have both of your Crank Position Sensors fail, then two additional sets of sensors being non...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,845
Posted By ac505
Have you tried to source the original parts...

Have you tried to source the original parts outside the U.S.?

Simon at wake and ski in the UK www.wakeandskiboats.co.uk has pretty much has every mastercraft spare part going . He previously ran...
Forum: Ballast 01-15-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By ac505
cheers for the suggestions. As it stands I have...

cheers for the suggestions. As it stands I have the standard two aerator pumps on the KGB, one fills from the transom thru hole, one empties on the starboard side below the gunwale.
I've never been...
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