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Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By Miss Rita
once winterized, there's no need to keep your...

once winterized, there's no need to keep your engine warm
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Miss Rita
same thing happens with my '92 PS. I attach the...

same thing happens with my '92 PS. I attach the pump to the drain hose on the bottom of the pan, run it until it's sucking air, only get 3 quarts out. The filter probably holds 1/2 quart. I put ...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By Miss Rita
I've been trying to put struts on my dog house...

I've been trying to put struts on my dog house for the past two years, had the exact same problem. The problem is that the back of the box is very flimsy and flexes against the hinges, allowing the...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 10-10-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By Miss Rita
A quick search shows about 5-6 PS 190's on...

A quick search shows about 5-6 PS 190's on BoatTrader.com, and there must be ten listed on the Ski It Again site.
Forum: What is this boat worth? 10-09-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Miss Rita
I had an '89 TriStar prior to getting my '92 PS...

I had an '89 TriStar prior to getting my '92 PS 205. The main reason for the switch was that the TriStar 190 was just too small, not a lot of room for people or gear. It skies pretty well IMO, but...
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,263
Posted By Miss Rita
My goal in life lately is to not be be "that...

My goal in life lately is to not be be "that guy". You know, people will be talking and say:

"Remember that guy who tried a 10 foot drop on his mountain bike and almost made it?"

"Remember ...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By Miss Rita
This^^^. bturner's post looks like something I...

This^^^.

bturner's post looks like something I would write. I too have had three different covers from skiboatcovers.com, for three different boats. As good as they are, I wouldn't trust my...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 275
Posted By Miss Rita
Point sources of possible problem: 1) bad...

Point sources of possible problem:

1) bad thermostat
2) bad sender
3) bad gauge

Replacing the thermostat is cheap and easy, worth a try. Replacing the sender isn't much tougher. It would be a lot...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,610
Posted By Miss Rita
To the OP: At age 43 you're just a pup! I'm 62,...

To the OP: At age 43 you're just a pup!

I'm 62, had a great year, and am skiing the best I ever have. I just bought a new Radar Vapor to celebrate.

It's technique, technique, technique. The...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 10-03-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Miss Rita
Your X010 has great lines, once you get rid of...

Your X010 has great lines, once you get rid of that awful X10 decal it will look a ton better. The Mastercraft logo on the rear is barely visible against the white gel, wouldn't hurt to get rid of...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,700
Posted By Miss Rita
Y'all are sissies

Y'all are sissies
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,700
Posted By Miss Rita
From Google; Why would you want to kill such a...

From Google;



Why would you want to kill such a small, inoffensive animal?
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-30-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 941
Posted By Miss Rita
Of course! Did I mention that we drive a Cooper...

Of course! Did I mention that we drive a Cooper S and a GTI? LOL!
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-30-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 941
Posted By Miss Rita
gas mileage

My wife has a Mini Cooper S, and I have a VW GTI. Both are turbocharged, and both are an absolute blast to drive.

Premium fuel is recommended by both manufacturers, but I've been told by the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,083
Posted By Miss Rita
As much as I hate to admit it, sometimes I need a...

As much as I hate to admit it, sometimes I need a functioning phone on the boat. Simpler is better.

Two months ago I added a 12v outlet ($6) and got a USB adaptor ($2).

Two weeks ago my engine...
Forum: General / Other 09-27-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,330
Posted By Miss Rita
It seems to me that if one suddenly drops from...

It seems to me that if one suddenly drops from footing speed back to idle (but leaving the tranny in gear) the deceleration will be more abrupt than than dropping straight back into neutral.

I don't...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-26-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,510
Posted By Miss Rita
OK, final word on this. The billing statement...

OK, final word on this.

The billing statement read "Diagnostics showed bad ignition module. Replaced with new module, still no spark. Tried used coil at shop/found spark. Replaced with new BWD...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-25-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,510
Posted By Miss Rita
You are correct. I may have unintentionally...

You are correct.

I may have unintentionally misled them when I told them I had a new coil, and that shouldn't be the problem. If they assumed the new coil was good and there was no spark, then...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-25-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,510
Posted By Miss Rita
Final result: The mechanic installed a new...

Final result: The mechanic installed a new Pertronix Ignitor II ignition, still had problems. He then determined that my brand new Flame Thrower coil was also bad and was leaking oil. He went ahead...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-24-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,510
Posted By Miss Rita
I'm pretty sure my mechanic ordered a new...

I'm pretty sure my mechanic ordered a new Pertronix Ignitor ignition module for me. Because he's so busy winterizing, I asked if I could have the part and install it myself, figuring it's a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,136
Posted By Miss Rita
You don't want to think about all the crap that's...

You don't want to think about all the crap that's floating in lake water.

Use a OTC nasal steroid spray daily during ski season (they're safe to use year-round if you think it helps) to block...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-21-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,510
Posted By Miss Rita
Word from the shop is that they had to order a...

Word from the shop is that they had to order a "module" for the ignition; I'm not sure what that means, I didn't speak to the mechanic directly. So it IS a no spark/distributor problem. I may or...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-20-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,510
Posted By Miss Rita
HaHa! I decided that it's beyond my...

HaHa!

I decided that it's beyond my capabilities, took it to my boat guy. He's swamped with winterizing lesser boats that are not still used for skiing, promised to try and get it back to me by the...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 09-19-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,834
Posted By Miss Rita
$7500 for a "mint" '96 PS 205? That's a heckuva...

$7500 for a "mint" '96 PS 205? That's a heckuva deal, I wonder what's wrong with it.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-18-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,510
Posted By Miss Rita
waterlogged, you have once again gone above and...

waterlogged, you have once again gone above and beyond. Thanks!

jayR: Yes I replaced the ignition switch one week ago. The engine does crank, and there are 10 volts at the coil, so it appears...
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