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Forum: Trailers 05-21-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By SKIBUMM
Most likely seals are bad and probably the...

Most likely seals are bad and probably the actuator as well. You might need a new unit. Mine was going bad and I converted to electric about 5 years ago. It has been one of the best things that I...
Forum: Towers 05-21-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 96,558
Posted By SKIBUMM
No doubt that is an ugly tower but that is a very...

No doubt that is an ugly tower but that is a very old boat that is in damn good shape. I have seen a lot of newer boats that are not that clean.
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 571
Posted By SKIBUMM
That is not sealer that is just oil. Having used...

That is not sealer that is just oil. Having used oil in the past and applying often gets tedious. I now use linseed oil/mineral spirits and am soooo happy that I am.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-18-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,223
Posted By SKIBUMM
OK going out on limb here but I had some...

OK going out on limb here but I had some overheating in my 93 that I chased around for a while. What I found was an internal wall collapse of the exhaust hoses. You might want to pull those and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By SKIBUMM
At that volume it would not be your shaft seal. ...

At that volume it would not be your shaft seal. I would check water pump or exhaust hoses.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-15-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By SKIBUMM
I finally finished this project. I have a ball...

I finally finished this project. I have a ball valve off the inlet strainer then elbow toward water pump, then the tee then a 5 inch piece of hard walled tubing to the water pump. Off of the tee I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By SKIBUMM
I too love mine. They keep my speakers looking...

I too love mine. They keep my speakers looking new but more importantly as I have a min tower they absorb just a little bit of the impact when you smash your skull into one.
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By SKIBUMM
I've been in both and do not own a mastercraft so...

I've been in both and do not own a mastercraft so not much bias lol. Interior I liked better in the mailbu. Skiing is better on the X2 by just a little bit (the both suck however compared to your...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-14-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By SKIBUMM
Yea it the one you leave coiled up that I was...

Yea it the one you leave coiled up that I was concerned about.
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By SKIBUMM
X2^^^ Sounds electrical to me not engine related.

X2^^^ Sounds electrical to me not engine related.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-14-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By SKIBUMM
This is exactly and I mean exactly how mine is...

This is exactly and I mean exactly how mine is now done. I finished it up last night. I am glad that you have had no issues with the section of hose from the T to the shutoff.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-14-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By SKIBUMM
I have the hose going into the pump is a hard...

I have the hose going into the pump is a hard wall hose (wire inside) but the one that I am planning on feeding to the pump from the garden hose is not. Do you think there would be too much suction...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By SKIBUMM
Besides its a "zeroflex" tower LOL

Besides its a "zeroflex" tower LOL
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-13-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By SKIBUMM
That is exactly how mine is set up so far except...

That is exactly how mine is set up so far except I haven't connected the other side of the tee yet. My cooler comes after my pump too. My tee is capped off and it runs fine like that with water...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-13-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By SKIBUMM
Black I like that set up but doing that on mine...

Black I like that set up but doing that on mine could leave my impeller running dry which will burn it up. I am putting water in right before the seawater pump on mine which is on the front of the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-13-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By SKIBUMM
That would be where I would like mine to end up...

That would be where I would like mine to end up ultimately, and I would also most likely use the 5 gallon bucket with a hose in the bucket. The difference in mine and yours is that your pump looks...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,562
Posted By SKIBUMM
Just asking because I do not know the answer but...

Just asking because I do not know the answer but did they not have the rainbow in 86 and a stars and stripes in 86? The engine might have 119 hours on since rebuild too.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-13-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By SKIBUMM
Yes that is the plan. I have a shut off valve...

Yes that is the plan. I have a shut off valve between the lake intake strainer and the tee. You are correct in the PSI and you start with the valve just cracked until the boat starts then you can...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By SKIBUMM
By no means an expert on this but that looks like...

By no means an expert on this but that looks like a lot of room. To hit your windshield that would be moving the top about 4-5 inches. I don't see that much flex in any tower. Mine has a lot of...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By SKIBUMM
I don't think anyone on that thread besides...

I don't think anyone on that thread besides Horton really gets free skis. Horton also gives some of the best non-biased reviews out there.
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By SKIBUMM
People are running PB first time out on the V...

People are running PB first time out on the V type right out of the box, that are running an A3 right now. They feel like they will get a full pass more on the V type with fin and binding...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By SKIBUMM
The rumor on BOS is that it is an awesome ski. I...

The rumor on BOS is that it is an awesome ski. I like the A3 and the S2 and this is a combination of those two. It is on my short list of skis to try this year.
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By SKIBUMM
Great video. I have a 18 year old pic on my desk...

Great video. I have a 18 year old pic on my desk of my daughters first time skiing behind our boat.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-12-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By SKIBUMM
No More Fake Lake

I was doing some maintenance last night and noticed how bad the inlet hose was of my strainer to my water pump. I was just going to replace it but it was such a pain in the but to get off I decided...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-11-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By SKIBUMM
Shot in the dark here, but does the safety...

Shot in the dark here, but does the safety lanyard prevent the starter from engaging or just shut power off to ECM? I'm guessing it kills power to everything but not sure as don't have a safety...
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