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Forum: Team Talk Forum Help- Forum Issues Only 05-25-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By Rossterman
Do you mean 302?

Do you mean 302?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-24-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By Rossterman
Why are you planning to adjust hydraulic roller...

Why are you planning to adjust hydraulic roller cam lifters? As long as not too tight (if they were you would have a burned valve by now) or too loose (causing a tapping sound) you are just trying to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Rossterman
Shasta right? Hows the lake level?

Shasta right? Hows the lake level?
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By Rossterman
Won't insurance cover replacement cost?

Won't insurance cover replacement cost?
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Rossterman
I had a phantom light that turned out to be a bad...

I had a phantom light that turned out to be a bad temp sensor (not the one that sends the signal to the gauge but the hi temp warning one). There is a post with pics from my troubleshooting. Sensor...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,563
Posted By Rossterman
If you end up with both on the boat at the same...

If you end up with both on the boat at the same time I hope you're a strong swimmer 😃
Forum: For Sale: Boats 05-21-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12,494
Views: 1,649,717
Posted By Rossterman
Sometimes folks find they priced low and adjust (...

Sometimes folks find they priced low and adjust ( 10 phone calls in a day would be a good indicator). If you were in the same boat (no pun intended) and no one had put a deposit down or signed an...
Forum: What is this boat worth? 05-20-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 885
Posted By Rossterman
Congrats! Share some pics of her when you can!

Congrats! Share some pics of her when you can!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-18-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 860
Posted By Rossterman
You can buy a cheap micrometer at harbor freight....

You can buy a cheap micrometer at harbor freight. Then you will know rather then guess if it will work. A few thousands wear is probably tolerable but more will likely end in premature return of...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-18-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 860
Posted By Rossterman
Hard to tell from photos. Do you have access to....

Hard to tell from photos. Do you have access to. A micrometer to measure the wear? That will greatly aid in giving the proper advice.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-18-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Rossterman
Rebuilds arent much less than new and with less...

Rebuilds arent much less than new and with less unknkwns about quality and higher value for resale I'd just replace with new and sell off some of the old parts that might be salvagable.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-17-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Rossterman
Check it before replacing parts. Some issues are...

Check it before replacing parts. Some issues are intermittent and you really want to confirm cause. If you change everything and test, you only know the current situation doesn't have a fuel pressure...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-17-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By Rossterman
Woah! Definitely too rich. Might be worth digging...

Woah! Definitely too rich. Might be worth digging up the TBI troubleshooting guide to check sensors.
Sounds like it may be a temp sensor reading that the engine is still cold and running in warm up...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-16-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By Rossterman
You likely have bad cable ends or corrosion where...

You likely have bad cable ends or corrosion where they ground to the block and starter motor if batteries are recharged and it won't turn over. Thre are a few posts from others on here that had found...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-13-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Rossterman
The pressure issue needs to be ruled out and...

The pressure issue needs to be ruled out and isn't a complicated test. Timing just doesn't up and change by itself so pretty unlikely ( but not out of realm of possibility- is the distributor bolt...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-12-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By Rossterman
Might also look to see if you can find a new...

Might also look to see if you can find a new longblock on ebay. Sometimes they can be cheaper than a rebuild. On the vortec 5.7 you can often find.a new.marine.specific engine.below. $3k...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-11-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By Rossterman
Really depends on what replacement parts they use...

Really depends on what replacement parts they use to determine what is the best deal. TRW, Mellings, sealed power, clevite, make top quality components. Forged or cast Pistons? Balanced? Decked and...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 05-09-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12,494
Views: 1,649,717
Posted By Rossterman
Sorry- thought it was saying 454 engine.......

Sorry- thought it was saying 454 engine.... Better start using my reading glasses��
Forum: For Sale: Boats 05-09-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12,494
Views: 1,649,717
Posted By Rossterman
Says 350 Chevy in the ad???

Says 350 Chevy in the ad???
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 714
Posted By Rossterman
Sorry- thought from post it was an RV dealer that...

Sorry- thought from post it was an RV dealer that took the boat on trade rather than a RV and M/C dealer both. Based on that hiring an independent assessor might be a good option if you arent able to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 714
Posted By Rossterman
Hard to tell from the pics. Really need someone ...

Hard to tell from the pics. Really need someone to see it in person to tell. For example, i didnt see anything that indicated it was abused from the pics but another teamtalk member did.

My worst...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,146
Posted By Rossterman
Probably part of franchise agreement to prevent...

Probably part of franchise agreement to prevent competition from other franchisee's reducing your income and thus making the value of franchises less (which means M/C cant sell them for as much)....
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-06-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Rossterman
My guess is they are marine rated to prevent...

My guess is they are marine rated to prevent sparking so may have more secure boots, etc.
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By Rossterman
Electric modules are probably fuel pump relays

Electric modules are probably fuel pump relays
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,750
Posted By Rossterman
How,about some nice gel domed chrome mastercraft...

How,about some nice gel domed chrome mastercraft down the side. Clean, classy, and understated 😊
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