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Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 09-24-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
I 100% agree with mike on this. I put a 160 in...

I 100% agree with mike on this. I put a 160 in and my mefi 1 didnít like it. Turned it off for 1 minute out in the lake and it wouldnít fire back up. If I pulled my ect wires off the sensor it...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-13-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 586
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
If it has an ect, pull the wires off of it. This...

If it has an ect, pull the wires off of it. This should give the ecm a “default” value for motor temp. A few weeks back I had spark, fuel, and I couldn’t get it to start. Turns out my thermostat...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-11-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
1994 Prostar 5.7 TBI Hot Start/Hard Start--SOLVED!--Finally!

Figured I needed to pay you guys/gals back for all your help and time over these last few months. I had some issues with hot stall/hard hot starts since I bought this boat a year ago. I installed a...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-05-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Got mine at NAPA. Much thanks to MikeG for...

Got mine at NAPA.
Much thanks to MikeG for leading the way on this!


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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-05-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Had a very similar issue to yours on my 94...

Had a very similar issue to yours on my 94 prostar with TBI. I had a fuel pump that was flaking out. It wouldn't pump properly when it got hot and sat a while. I replaced it with a carter p5000 or...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-19-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Trunder- I did find the root cause of the issue,...

Trunder-
I did find the root cause of the issue, it's in a post that's a few down from this one. Basically the ECT is spitting out the correct engine temperature, but the ECM doesn't like it (too...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-18-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
A Cool way to test your boat in the driveway

I've been having issues that only show up when the motor is fully hot, and I can't replicate it in the driveway which leads to MUCH stress on the water.
So I engineered up a little solution and IT...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-14-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Nope. Changed that about 2 weeks ago.:( Good...

Nope. Changed that about 2 weeks ago.:(
Good lookin out though!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-14-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
He is correct on the 5000 fittings. Super quick...

He is correct on the 5000 fittings. Super quick swap out. It worked well for my application. (i have a 1994 350 tbi. my only complaint is its kind of loud. But at least you know when it...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-14-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
OK good stuff, I'll look into my pickup coil...

OK good stuff, I'll look into my pickup coil resistance when it does it again. (So the injectors need to see the pulse from the distributor or they won't fire?) I checked it when it was cold and it...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-14-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
I used the p5000 (or p5001 i cant remember)...

I used the p5000 (or p5001 i cant remember) version (from NAPA) just a few weeks ago.
Totally a direct replacement, minus the vapor return. I bought a 1/8" compression cap for filling up the unused...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-14-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
So two more questions to tag onto this... #1 ...

So two more questions to tag onto this...

#1 Should I invest in a new starter? I "rebuilt" this one after it had 25 years of corrosion in it, but I'm wondering if I should just get a newer...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-14-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
94 Prostar 205 Starting Problems

Hey everyone!
Still fighting through some issues with the new to us boat...
Runs just fine all day long until we shut it off. It appears to have normal top end/RPM and good acceleration and such. (I...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-10-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Can anyone confirm that I should have 18 psi fuel...

Can anyone confirm that I should have 18 psi fuel pressure? Iím totally fine digging into it a bit but donít want to go down a rabbit hole if Iím not chasing the correct ďrabbitĒ.
I checked my...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-08-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
So should I look at my fuel pressure regulator as...

So should I look at my fuel pressure regulator as well? Iím assuming itís not adjustable, just a spring/diaphragm...?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-08-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
I have refreshed some ignition parts, ignition...

I have refreshed some ignition parts, ignition module (had a code 42) ignition coil, plugs distributor cap/rotor. Iím checking today for some more codes. Iím also going to check for any weird/bad...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-06-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Ifly, where is the reluctor wheel in a tbi 5.7? ...

Ifly, where is the reluctor wheel in a tbi 5.7? If I need to remove the distributor to see it, is it a huge job? I’m trying to cover all bases. Fixed my fuel pump this past weekend but still had a...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-01-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Thanks Mike! Iím in page 48 of the fuel pump 101...

Thanks Mike!
Iím in page 48 of the fuel pump 101 sticky. These all seem to be based around the in-tank pump... right?
Itís not practical for me to make that switch... or is it actually...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-01-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Yes it is coming from the pump. Am I best to go...

Yes it is coming from the pump.
Am I best to go with carter p5001 ?
These things are like GOLD. Like 500$ for a new one!
I saw your post from 2 years ago and they were 40 bucks...
Story of my life!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-01-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Ď94 Prostar 205 Fuel Pump-Replacement!?

Hi fellas,
Been chasing a hot stall condition on another thread that I didnít want to bring back from the dead. On JimNís advice I checked codes and got a code 42. My brother in law is a GM...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-28-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Thanks Jim! Appreciate you taking the time to...

Thanks Jim!
Appreciate you taking the time to post this!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-28-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
I checked my codes this morning and have a code...

I checked my codes this morning and have a code 42. No other codes.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-27-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
My apologies, I didnít start the engine when I...

My apologies, I didnít start the engine when I saw the pressure go to 10 and then bleed off, I just turned the key one click and heard the fuel pump spin up. Then the pressure came up to 10 and bled...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-27-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
I tried the mefi test sequence and I could hear...

I tried the mefi test sequence and I could hear the iac driving but my engine light didnít come on. Itís a 94 so maybe that wasnít a feature at the time?
Iím going to run it tomorrow for some more...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-26-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
I just installed a pressure gauge after the...

I just installed a pressure gauge after the silver fuel filter (and replaced the filter). When I turn the key to start, the pump turns on and I can see the psi run up to about 10 psi(0-100 gauge so...
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