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Forum: General / Other 12-05-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,667
Posted By gweaver
OK, so the photos are pretty bad since the boat's...

OK, so the photos are pretty bad since the boat's under a tarp and it's night time, but maybe this will help:

Picture of the rack. The finish is chromed/polished, rather than the brushed finish of...
Forum: General / Other 12-05-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,667
Posted By gweaver
I know this is an out-of-date thread, but I...

I know this is an out-of-date thread, but I ordered the Krypt/Bulletlines racks, and have a little experience with them. 1st off, they come with a clamp mount for the bars, which I opted not to use....
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-27-2017, 02:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By gweaver
@98 Saleen Cobra- Will do. Supposed to pick it...

@98 Saleen Cobra- Will do. Supposed to pick it up after the 1st of the year, and while I expect it'll take me a while to learn the ins and outs, I'd appreciate having someone knowledgeable fill me...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-26-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By gweaver
Guess I should have put that in my original post-...

Guess I should have put that in my original post- truck is a Ram with the 6.7 Cummins.
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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-26-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By gweaver
H_2_o- I know T6 is synthetic, and given the...

H_2_o- I know T6 is synthetic, and given the change interval, I have no problem paying the premium. Just need to figure out when I can switch- how much break-in time on dino do I need to give the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-26-2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By gweaver
Thrall- Truck will be brand new. It will be a...

Thrall- Truck will be brand new. It will be a daily driver and weekend hauler (well, every other weekend, anyway), I figure 14-16K miles a year. Plan to run it around on weekends to let the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-26-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By gweaver
I'm in Cotati, Sonoma County. Vehicles have to...

I'm in Cotati, Sonoma County. Vehicles have to be smogged here. At least gas vehicles do. Never had a diesel, but I can't see why the county would exempt diesel and not gas, given how much they...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-25-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By gweaver
Should-do diesel mods for longevity?

Question for you diesel gurus- Just purchased my first diesel and I'm wondering if there are any must-do mods for longevity. I live in CA, so removing emissions stuff is a non-starter, but I've been...
Forum: Appearance 11-19-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 65,646
Posted By gweaver
GNTY- PM sent. G

GNTY- PM sent.
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Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By gweaver
It'd be a heck of a drive for you, but there's a...

It'd be a heck of a drive for you, but there's a 1989 Maristar 240 out here in CA- LINK (https://sacramento.craigslist.org/boa/d/1989-master-craft-ameristar/6378615523.html)
He's asking $9500, says...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By gweaver
Don't know the current hours- maybe 880, but I...

Don't know the current hours- maybe 880, but I have a 2003 with the 8.1. No problems with the engine at all. Fires right up, plenty of power. I bought it with 820 hours on it a year ago. I would...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-12-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7,347
Views: 1,712,865
Posted By gweaver
XC500mod- Thanks for the insight. I appreciate...

XC500mod- Thanks for the insight. I appreciate it. For better or worse, I'm probably going to go with the Dodge diesel, for a variety of reasons:
Of the 3, Dodge is the least expensive, and with...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-12-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By gweaver
Nice find. Fingers crossed my core is still...

Nice find. Fingers crossed my core is still good, but always nice to know there are sources for replacement parts if needed.
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Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,539
Posted By gweaver
http://www.jamesbondlifestyle.com/sites/default/fi...

http://www.jamesbondlifestyle.com/sites/default/files/styles/full_width_image/public/images/product/au036-glastron-gt-150-live-and-let-die.jpg?itok=ORWqzUGL

It worked for Mr. Bond...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-06-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7,347
Views: 1,712,865
Posted By gweaver
Well, this is my first foray into buying new...

Well, this is my first foray into buying new since...I bought a Kawasaki Ninja 900 in 2003. All my other vehicles have been used. I don't blame them, but I did make it clear I wasn't happy. If I'd...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-06-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7,347
Views: 1,712,865
Posted By gweaver
IDSnake- thanks for that, I had no idea. I guess...

IDSnake- thanks for that, I had no idea. I guess I should check with the dealer- if they have a courtesy shuttle, I can make that work, I guess. I was just looking at it from a cost perspective- at...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-06-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7,347
Views: 1,712,865
Posted By gweaver
OK, tell me if I should just start a new thread...

OK, tell me if I should just start a new thread on my truck search or just continue here.

Anyway, went to check out two trucks yesterday.
1) 2017 F250 CC Lariat diesel
2) 2017 Ram Mega Cab Laramie...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-03-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7,347
Views: 1,712,865
Posted By gweaver
@clrussell- I don't mean to doubt, but is it...

@clrussell- I don't mean to doubt, but is it really that simple? I have no experience with diesel, I just hear horror stories about expensive failure due to 'improper' driving styles. Is a long...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-03-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7,347
Views: 1,712,865
Posted By gweaver
I'll have to dig deeper in to the federal...

I'll have to dig deeper in to the federal emissions warranty. If between the Ford warranty and the feds requiring 200K/8 years, if I can find out if the big money parts would be covered, then it...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-03-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7,347
Views: 1,712,865
Posted By gweaver
I've looked at the warranty- the 5/100 is on the...

I've looked at the warranty- the 5/100 is on the engine- from what I understand, 'lubricated parts' only. So block, heads, crank, pistons, etc. Not sure it covers the injectors and emissions stuff....
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-02-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7,347
Views: 1,712,865
Posted By gweaver
Maintenance is $$. Believe me, I'd love to...

Maintenance is $$. Believe me, I'd love to justify the diesel, but man, I don't want to have to open my wallet if the injectors go bad. Since I plan on keeping this rig for 10+ years, I need...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-02-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7,347
Views: 1,712,865
Posted By gweaver
The truck will be my daily driver, and since I...

The truck will be my daily driver, and since I drive a pretty short distance to work (<15 miles), I understand that's hard on a diesel. Especially with all the emissions stuff that can go bad, and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-02-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7,347
Views: 1,712,865
Posted By gweaver
I think I'll be OK, but I figured I should throw...

I think I'll be OK, but I figured I should throw this question out to the group:
Going to be getting a new truck for towing, probably getting the Ford F-250, crew cab with the 6.2 gasser (2017 or...
Forum: Electrical 10-24-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By gweaver
I used a ProMariner 20. Works well for me. I...

I used a ProMariner 20. Works well for me. I have 3 batteries, 1 single and two that are in parallel. I used one set of charger leads for the single, the other set charges the two that are in...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 10-23-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 14,908
Views: 3,203,964
Posted By gweaver
I'd be a little concerned they didn't show any...

I'd be a little concerned they didn't show any seats. Makes me think the interior might be missing. That would be $$ to replace all the seats/cushions.
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