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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-02-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Surfer
Smile Right engine temperature?

Hi,

what would be the right engine temperature for Mastercraft Pro Star 190 1995 engine (275 hp, EFI)?

The engine is raw water cooled, just replaced with rebuilt base engine.
I mainly ski in lakes,...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-14-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,092
Posted By Surfer
Hi, anyone knows which one is the exact...

Hi,

anyone knows which one is the exact replacement base engine for my boat? Listing below.
My MC is 1995 TBI, with 275 hp. Did Indmar use cam upgrade engine option, or TBI gives extra 15 hp on the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-01-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,092
Posted By Surfer
Hi, Roger from Michigan Motorz told me not to...

Hi,

Roger from Michigan Motorz told me not to take an engine with a roller cam.

"TBI 5.7L engines and the ECMs are very finicky and do not like any changes or modifications. We know from...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-31-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,092
Posted By Surfer
Ecm

Hi,

any idea what exactly is the ECM on this original engine?
Maybe some codes on the ECM will tell.

I have replaced that many years ago, as the original broke itself, had to order a new one from...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-31-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,092
Posted By Surfer
Hi, any estimate, how much base engine with...

Hi,

any estimate, how much base engine with roller parts and new intake manifold would increase fuel consumption? Likely to be not less consumption.
I mean more hp, vents longer time open, but less...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-30-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,092
Posted By Surfer
Temp.

Hi,

my barefooting driving is rarely 38 mph (US nautical miles), more likely in 35 -36 mph range at the highest.
By the way the old engine (ca. 2100 h) still this summer took close to 38 mph, before...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-29-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,092
Posted By Surfer
Hi, so driving for barefoot, there is a slight...

Hi,

so driving for barefoot, there is a slight change of experience problems with roller cam and original EFI computer? Ok, nothing should be out of normal range, except the cam (the not original...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-29-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,092
Posted By Surfer
Hi, JimN, thanks a lot! Yes, the engine is...

Hi,

JimN, thanks a lot!
Yes, the engine is non-Vortec.

Ok, I might ask for price of roller rocker arms for the base engine, if it is an option and maybe for newer TBI manifold. But MC did this type...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-29-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,092
Posted By Surfer
Hi, thanks for the answers! So my original...

Hi,

thanks for the answers!

So my original engine has got a cam, which is stardard in GM marine engine?
-> Indmar EFI computer is programmed for this.
Correct?

Rossterman, you meant in comparison...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-25-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,092
Posted By Surfer
Replacing engine, what will fif?

Hi,

my 1995 MC ProStar 190 has got 2100 hours. This summer problems, first it seemed only head gasket problem, but now opening the engine, seems that I should replace bearings, some machinery work,...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-07-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,150
Posted By Surfer
Hi, any idea what material the float is. Or if...

Hi,

any idea what material the float is.
Or if possible to get the float with magnets from somewhere?
Forum: General / Other 05-27-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,641
Posted By Surfer
Prop.

Yes, my speedo is in km/h, as in Europe!
But, BrianM, are you saying that prop change would not increase the top speed?
Ok, I understand, that with this configuration no.

But the question remains....
Forum: General / Other 05-27-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,641
Posted By Surfer
Speed.

Sorry, my mistake, I mixed knots, land miles, and nautical miles. :)

The boat goes now 43,5 mph (37,8 knots, 70 km/h).
RPM I do not remember, in two weeks I will check that!
If I remember right it...
Forum: General / Other 05-25-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,641
Posted By Surfer
Prop for more top speed? PS 190 1995.

Hi,

I have a ProStar 190 1995, 275 hp engine, with 1:1 transmission, 4-blade prop 13 x 13.
Top speed being now 38 mph (or knots), i.e. 70 km/h.

Any suggestion for a prop to change to gain more top...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By Surfer
Perfect Pass / Accuski.

Hi,

which one is better?
PP or Accuski?

Is it possible to get second hand ones anywhere?
Or not it is worth it?
Does it work properly in a old boat?
Forum: Upholstery 01-02-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,314
Posted By Surfer
Boat cover?

Hi,

I own PS 190 1995.
Original cover did tear in three parts, so I do need a new cover.
What would you recommend?

Search at Bart's did not give anything reasonable, but Overton's did:...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-16-2007, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By Surfer
Hi, so your shower is not Heatercraft...

Hi,

so your shower is not Heatercraft one?
Anyway, nice shower you have done / installed!

Doesn't the shower get enough pressure of the engine water circulation, why do you need pump?
How about...
Forum: Electrical 05-16-2007, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Surfer
Hi, thanks! I just got info from Indmar, copy...

Hi,

thanks!

I just got info from Indmar, copy from service manual, which says that you put a wire from pin A to pin B on the engine data link connector: 900 - 1100 rmp's.

But, where from you look...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-15-2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By Surfer
Shower to a raw water cooled engine.

Hi,

any idea, is it possible to build a warm water shower for a raw water cooled engine?

For a fresh water cooled engine there seems to be shower set availeble in eg. in Bart's.

I guess you could...
Forum: Electrical 05-15-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Surfer
Ignition advance values, PS190, 1995, EFI, TBI.

Hi,

the distributor was changed, and the timing now needs to be adjusted.
What would the values be and where from to look at it with the timing lamp?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-04-2007, 06:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By Surfer
Ecm.

Hi,

do you think there is any precaution issues to do before installing the new ECM?

Is there anything to measure, volts, or anything to do, before installing the new ECM? Just to verify that...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-17-2006, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By Surfer
Ecm.

Indmar will probably as for the checksum from your ECM, which shows up in one of the first few windows.

Unfortunately a chip (for injectors) is already removed from the ECM, and so it is really...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-17-2006, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By Surfer
Ecm.

Indmar will probably as for the checksum from your ECM, which shows up in one of the first few windows.

Unfortunately a chip (for injectors) is already removed from the ECM, and so it is really...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-21-2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By Surfer
Just to inform you what has been...

Just to inform you what has been done.

Mercruiser scanner: no trouble codes.

Injector test gives no pulse to injectors
All + and - cables are checked
Currents have been tested by grounding ecm...
Forum: Electrical 09-21-2006, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By Surfer
Just to inform what has been done. Mercruiser...

Just to inform what has been done.

Mercruiser scanner: no trouble codes.

Injector test gives no pulse to injectors
All + and - cables are checked
Currents have been tested by grounding ecm...
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