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Forum: Appearance 06-02-2006, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,894
Posted By marknanh
Mastercraft decal

I recently took a layer of haze off the hull of my boat using rubbing compound with an orbital buffer. The process did wonders for my hull, removing 8 years of oxide, but it destroyed my Mastercraft...
Forum: Electrical 06-01-2006, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By marknanh
Thanks for your help. I discovered this morning...

Thanks for your help. I discovered this morning that the little cal pot on the back of the tach was stuck. Simply sticking a flathead screwdriver into the pot made the tach jump by a factor of 2. ...
Forum: Electrical 06-01-2006, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By marknanh
Tachometer Benchtop Test

I am getting low RPM readings on my VDO tach for my 1988 Tristar, so I decided to remove the gage and do a benchtop test. I connected a 12V power supply to the + and gnd contacts on the back of the...
Forum: Appearance 04-18-2006, 09:15 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 75,333
Posted By marknanh
Sorry, I made a mistake in the previous e-mail. ...

Sorry, I made a mistake in the previous e-mail. Please use [email protected]

Thanks,
Mark
Forum: Appearance 04-17-2006, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By marknanh
Marine Topside Paint

I have a 1988 Mastercraft Tristar. The previous owner left it out in the sun fading the deep blue paint to a mottled aqua color. The painted area on the hull is not extensive so I plan on...
Forum: Appearance 04-17-2006, 10:35 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 75,333
Posted By marknanh
Decal Copy

Please e-mail a copy to [email protected]

Thanks,
Mark
Forum: Appearance 03-25-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,012
Posted By marknanh
Boat hull: where to start?

I've had a 1988 Mastercraft Tristar for 3 years now. After receiving a serious case of sticker shock when touring the local Mastercraft dealer, I decided I'm going to be keeping this boat for a...
Forum: Electrical 09-02-2005, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,271
Posted By marknanh
Electrical grounds

I am working through some grounding issues with my 1988 Tristar: tachometer is reading low and boat is stalling at idle (distributor related). I've cleaned the two ground spade connectors on the...
Forum: Electrical 08-29-2005, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,719
Posted By marknanh
I did bypass the ballast resistor but did not run...

I did bypass the ballast resistor but did not run the engine after tightening the distributor base clamp. Thanks for the suggestion.

I should also tell you that (a) my tachometer is busted so the...
Forum: Electrical 08-29-2005, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,719
Posted By marknanh
Distributor Timing: 14-deg BTDC?

I recently installed a Prestolite electronic ignition module (from SkiDim) in my 1988 Mastercraft TriStar. Last night I re-timed the Indmar 351 engine and found that the boat would cut out at idle...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2005, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By marknanh
Thanks for your help. Now back to timing the...

Thanks for your help. Now back to timing the engine...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2005, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By marknanh
Cylinder #1

Newbie question: just about ready to set the timing on my 1988 TriStar (351 Indmar), timing light lead in hand. Standing in front of the engine near the water pump, which cylinder (left/right,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2005, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By marknanh
Thanks for all of the suggestions. I did drain...

Thanks for all of the suggestions. I did drain my fuel filter yesterday and little-to-no water appeared. One thing that I didn't mention was that one of the cutouts occurred after the TriStar hit a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2005, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By marknanh
Engine Cut-Out

Just got back from Lake Tahoe for the first time since moving to Western Nevada (4/05). This is the first launch since Summer 2004 in Upstate NY. However, I did run the engine last week in the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2005, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,105
Posted By marknanh
Bimini top for 1988 MC Tristar

I'm looking to purchase a bimini top for my 1988 MC Tristar. My gunnel width is approximately 90", yet Overtons wants to sell me a top in the 70+" range.

Does anyone have suggestions or...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2005, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By marknanh
Battery for a 1998 MC TriStar

Just moved from NY to Nevada, but the movers refused to take my 1988 MC TriStar boat battery that was in storage in my basemment. Equally stupid, I forgot to copy down the CCAs and other specifics...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2005, 02:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,412
Posted By marknanh
Towing MC TriStar on Trailer

I am in the process of buying a SUV to tow my 1988 MC TriStar on a single axle trailer. Total weight of ~3,000 lbs. The base model SUVs (~3.5L V6) that I'm looking at are spec'd at 3,500 lbs....
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2005, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,633
Posted By marknanh
1988 Mastercraft Tristar 190 Weight

I have a 1988 Mastercraft Tristar 190 and need to know the weight (in lbs.) of the boat w/o trailer for towing purposes. (The spec sheet didn't come with the boat.)

Please advise if you have the...
Forum: General / Other 08-06-2004, 09:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,805
Posted By marknanh
Tachometer: electrical diagram for Indmar 351

Need a reference or a web-link to an electrical diagram of the engine instruments, esp. tachometer. I've got a 1988 TriStar with tachometer issues and would like to troubleshoot this weekend with...
Forum: General / Other 08-02-2004, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,405
Posted By marknanh
TriStar tachometer issue

I have an 1988 Mastercraft TriStar that has been working well until this past weekend when the speedo and tach busted in the same day. I know what's wrong with the speedo (wild wakeboard severing...
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