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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-02-2016, 08:12 AM
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Posted By cptskier15
So aome feedback, since the timing back to 10...

So aome feedback, since the timing back to 10 been running great!!

Still stalls now and then, but not the end of the world


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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 12-30-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,175
Posted By cptskier15
We tried it without the throttle cable attached....

We tried it without the throttle cable attached.

We have not yet taken this carb off the motor yet since we have gotten it so I think there may well be a leak.

Thanks guys for the advice, it's...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 12-30-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,175
Posted By cptskier15
I am turning the correct one, it just does not...

I am turning the correct one, it just does not let the idle go below 700/800, it "bottoms out" no longer touches the throttle linkage. On our 81 with same carb I can stall the motor by turning the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,930
Views: 524,345
Posted By cptskier15
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/29/256c7cac19...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/29/256c7cac19302b8ea90529b1d75e417e.jpg

Great morning. Annual ski trip


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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 12-29-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,354
Posted By cptskier15
I was comparing registration requirements...

I was comparing registration requirements reference.


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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 12-29-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,175
Posted By cptskier15
Ok, so we checked the timing, it's was sitting at...

Ok, so we checked the timing, it's was sitting at 6 degrees and not ten so we fixed that and it really did help the going from idle into gear without stalling.

Just on the slow running side, I...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 12-29-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,354
Posted By cptskier15
My point was that in the past 50 years how many...

My point was that in the past 50 years how many RC planes have caused deaths vs guns and which one is getting the attention for registration etc.

Here in the Wild West we have to have our guns and...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 12-28-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,354
Posted By cptskier15
True, but you can still register them. Spending...

True, but you can still register them.

Spending money on something that is a real non issue. :/

Just don't see the reaction vs n actual issue.


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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 12-28-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,354
Posted By cptskier15
I had a laugh about this, 50 states in the US...

I had a laugh about this, 50 states in the US require you to register a drone but only a handful require you to register a gun? How many drone related deaths have there been compared to drone deaths?...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 12-28-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,175
Posted By cptskier15
Awesome, I will do the above. Love trouble...

Awesome, I will do the above. Love trouble shooting these boats!!


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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 12-28-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,175
Posted By cptskier15
[QUOTE=JimN;1204792] Ok, we will play with the...

[QUOTE=JimN;1204792]


Ok, we will play with the idle tomorrow after checking the timing is at ten degrees.

Thanks for the input, great to be back on the forum and see familiar names :)


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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 12-28-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,175
Posted By cptskier15
I put in new electronic ignition and checked the...

I put in new electronic ignition and checked the bob weights, the springs are different strength but this is apparently supposed to be.

We have a timing light so can check. 10 degrees before top...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 12-28-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,175
Posted By cptskier15
We picked up a 88 prostar with 351 indmar,...

We picked up a 88 prostar with 351 indmar, everything runs great, a little hard to crank when hot but starts.

Only issue is that when we click it into gear from idle it will stall some times. Our...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2,526
Views: 524,127
Posted By cptskier15
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/27/fc9ddeef68...

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The prostar waiting for a run


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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 12-28-2015, 03:31 AM
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Posted By cptskier15
34 degrees today in RSA!! Sent from my iPhone...

34 degrees today in RSA!!


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Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2015, 03:30 AM
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Posted By cptskier15
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/27/59c9a8ab9d...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/27/59c9a8ab9dc066056eda75765924e6b6.jpg

Water this morning, it's still like it. Sunny RSA


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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-02-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By cptskier15
Advance Springs for 88 prostar

Hi.



Need to replace Brocken advance Springs in distributor of ford 351 indmar motor. I heard they are different lengths?? Thanks for the help want to go to shop now for them:D
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,113
Posted By cptskier15
Our Mastercraft is hiding on the right ;)

Our Mastercraft is hiding on the right ;)
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 12-25-2014, 07:03 AM
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Posted By cptskier15
Have not rebuilt carb since bought boat two years...

Have not rebuilt carb since bought boat two years ago. :\ that may be a project coming up!! Thanks guys. One of the whelsh plugs sprung a leak yesterday and needed to putty it shut!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 12-24-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By cptskier15
Dead spot 88 prostar indmar 351

Hi guys,



At the lake with "new" 88 while 81 in for new gel on the S&S.



Boat ran great for 6 hours now this morning it gets to 2000 rpm while accelerating and it bogs down. I have a new...
Forum: Appearance 07-29-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 39,073
Posted By cptskier15
Guys these look amazing, just picked up an 88 and...

Guys these look amazing, just picked up an 88 and may need these to be shipped to Africa :)
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 06-18-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 31,572
Posted By cptskier15
Wow amazing boat, congrats

Wow amazing boat, congrats
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-05-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 72,283
Posted By cptskier15
My saftey switch on velvet drive from S&S 1981...

My saftey switch on velvet drive from S&S 1981 giving issues, its the 1:1.51 gear, which part can I use to replace. Will ski dim have it. Also I saw briefly you cleaned the oil filter, is that easy...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-05-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,175
Posted By cptskier15
We had similar issues, replaced the 30 year old...

We had similar issues, replaced the 30 year old cables and 95% of problem is now solved.

Think there may still be some other bugs but always starts when it is hot now :)
Forum: Upholstery 04-11-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,969
Posted By cptskier15
How do the mounts hold Bimini down? Is it a clamp...

How do the mounts hold Bimini down? Is it a clamp or slide in and clip? Looks like a fun project
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