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Forum: For Sale: Parts & Accessories 08-11-2014, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Hawksinkalispell
Sold, thanks.

Sold, thanks.
Forum: For Sale: Parts & Accessories 07-16-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
Used 4160 for Sale

I've got a 4160 that is in the Garage and looking for a new home.

If you are interested shoot me a message and I'll send some pictures.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-02-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
Have you cleaned your spark arrester, won't hurt...

Have you cleaned your spark arrester, won't hurt and it's cheap and easy. Mine wasn't idleing once it was hot, I think it's cause fuel is burning better but then it didn't have enough air.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-02-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,768
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
I'm spouting the power of Purple power cleaner. ...

I'm spouting the power of Purple power cleaner. Mine is running great now after the majority of all you went through and then the final simple thing of cleaning the Spark arrester. I read another...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-02-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,560
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
Erat, Have you cleaner you Spark Arrester? I...

Erat,

Have you cleaner you Spark Arrester? I had multiple issues and did the majority of what you have or are doing. The gas definetly looks bad but part of my issue was restricted Spark Arrester,...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-02-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,857
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
Simple and very effective

I was having issues with hard starting and not idleing and after going through the whole fuel system, I cleaned the Spark arrester with the Purple power and the boats runs the best it has in a long...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-26-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,857
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
Read your post and gave it a shot. I used some...

Read your post and gave it a shot. I used some water with the concentrate and it cleaned it perfectly. I was running my boat this weekend at WOT and it was hitting about 4150 RPM, had some flooding...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-23-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
I've got a 1989 Tristar with a Velet drive (not...

I've got a 1989 Tristar with a Velet drive (not Powerslot) tranny. I switched to a 4 blad 13" prop and while it's seems smoother I also seem to have lost some top end rpms. You can usually get your...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-23-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,768
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
Long shop wait times are the norm and very...

Long shop wait times are the norm and very frustrating which is why this is such an active post/website for me.

We're heading out tonight hopefully all is well.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-20-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
If I understand correctly your meter shows the...

If I understand correctly your meter shows the old ignition switch working?

My ignition switch seemed to work with meter but not on the water, worth keeping the old one around just in case.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-20-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
I've had problems with my kill switch, that's the...

I've had problems with my kill switch, that's the goofy little button that has a cord that maybe you are supposed to hook to the driver somehow. In my opion the kill switch is critical on a sea doo...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-20-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,768
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
Got mine back from the shop. They fine tuned the...

Got mine back from the shop. They fine tuned the timing a little under load, thier right by a lake so that makes it easier. I got it back last weekend and took it out for three days. Ran well,...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-20-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
I ended up buying two from Ski DIM so I'll be set...

I ended up buying two from Ski DIM so I'll be set for a couple of years, but when they arrive I'm going to see if I can source it locally and post the results for others.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-14-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,768
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
Mine's still in line at the shop, once I get word...

Mine's still in line at the shop, once I get word I will pass it along.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-13-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
Great option, if mine breaks I'll look at making...

Great option, if mine breaks I'll look at making the switch. Just need that filter for now.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-13-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
I'm a big fan of SKI DIM and would rather buy...

I'm a big fan of SKI DIM and would rather buy from them than my local boat supplier becuase they have great prices and get it right. Went into my local place and they told me that I would have to...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-12-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
1989 Tristar Fuel Water Seperator filter

Does anyone know what the Napa part number is for the Fuel Water Seperator filter is?

The filter I'm looking for is the one that is attached to the side rail of the engine compartment. Below is the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-12-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,768
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
I took mine in too and one of the things the guy...

I took mine in too and one of the things the guy said is sometimes the fuel lines are sluffing thier inner line and causing a restriction, probably a good idea to change as they have got to be pretty...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-12-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,768
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
I'm chasing the same issues, 1989 Tristar with a...

I'm chasing the same issues, 1989 Tristar with a 351, replaced:
Points and condenser for Electronic Ignition, Rebuilt Holley 4160, New cap, rotor, fuel filter (on the Fuel Pump) and changed the fuel...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-12-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
I rebuilt my carb last year, but maybe the...

I rebuilt my carb last year, but maybe the secondaries aren't opening up, long winter here Montana and I can't remember if I visually inspected them opening.

I changed fuel filters and didn't make...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-11-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
Similar Situation

I have a 89 Tristar, 351 with a holley carb and have been battling lack of power for the last year. Thought I got it fixed at the end of last year but first run this year and similar problems. No...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-03-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,114
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
Fuel Additive?

With all the Ethonal fuel in the pumps these days who is using fuel additives, what kind, is there a big difference in performance?

Where's the place to buy the additives without breaking the bank?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-03-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
Final thread on this one. Ran it over the...

Final thread on this one. Ran it over the weekend and seemed to progressively get better after the Rebuild and some fine tuning of the Air Idle screws. I pulled the plugs and they were looking...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-03-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
I put in the Hot spark conversion and a new coil...

I put in the Hot spark conversion and a new coil from them. I haven't noticed a difference between it and points. The price was right and it seems fine so far. I have had carb issues which I just...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-30-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Hawksinkalispell
I have the same list number on my carb. 4160.

I have the same list number on my carb. 4160.
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