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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-25-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,355
Posted By skiboyny
As a final update: I put some divots in the...

As a final update: I put some divots in the bearing buddy reinstalled and took it for a drive. It didn't fall off but did come out about a finger nail width. I had no confidence in it staying on so I...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-04-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,355
Posted By skiboyny
I will no doubt get a pair for when the buddy...

I will no doubt get a pair for when the buddy falls off! I would like to continue using them. My bearings and races are original and look brand new! Those things were rock solid for 20 years till I...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-04-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,355
Posted By skiboyny
As an update new backing plate arrived...

As an update new backing plate arrived Etrailer.com did a great job of sending a new one off to me at no charge and a return tag for the defect. Installed and bleed. Brakes work great no leaks very...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-27-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,355
Posted By skiboyny
Yes it does. I will give that a try as soon as my...

Yes it does. I will give that a try as soon as my replacement backing plate arrives....Ugh
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-26-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,355
Posted By skiboyny
Replaced the actuator. It solved the overheating...

Replaced the actuator. It solved the overheating brake problem. Not without problems though. One of the wheel cylinders on my brand new backing plate is leaking. Also one of my bearing buddies thinks...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-19-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,355
Posted By skiboyny
Locked the breaks out and took it for a spin....

Locked the breaks out and took it for a spin. Cool as a cucumber! It's brake drag of some sort. My actuator fails the swirl test that the manual suggests to do if both brakes over heat. It suggests...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-18-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,355
Posted By skiboyny
That was my next move (trailering with the...

That was my next move (trailering with the lockout pin in) The pads,cylinders etc. are brand new (new backing plates) The one wheel has some drag to it. Nothing I can do changes that. Opening the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-18-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,355
Posted By skiboyny
Prostar 190 Trailer brakes

I have just recently res-erected my trailer brakes (drum) which haven't worked in many years. I installed new backing plates filled the UFP A-60 with fluid and bled them with the screwdriver method....
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-24-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 304
Posted By skiboyny
Trailer Brakes Prostar 190

Putting together parts prices to redo my brakes. I have the bearings and race numbers. It's a Bearing buddy axle all original. Do I order the Bearding buddy grease seal kit also? Thanks for the help!
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 03-21-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,582
Posted By skiboyny
It's been replaced and that's a good thing if the...

It's been replaced and that's a good thing if the product is sturdy. The honeycomb aluminum material broke down fairly quickly on those models.
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By skiboyny
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By skiboyny
Great thread thanks! What actuator Part number?

Great thread thanks! What actuator Part number?
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By skiboyny
1996 Prostar 190 disc brakes

I have a 96 Prostar the brakes haven't worked in I don't know how long. I decided to finally correct that. Thinking of changing over to disc breaks. To the folks that have done it besides the brake...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 10-10-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,582
Posted By skiboyny
I haven't taken mine out a striped the carpet off...

I haven't taken mine out a striped the carpet off yet. I have a feeling it's beyond repair. Been bad for a long time. Did you drill holes in the top sheet and pour resin in? Remove the top sheet...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 10-10-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,582
Posted By skiboyny
Thanks Mike, Will check the links. Who did you...

Thanks Mike,
Will check the links. Who did you use?
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 10-10-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,582
Posted By skiboyny
Floor panel replacement

I have a 96 prostar and the honeycomb aluminum floor panel that holds the motor box is shot! Been looking around and it seems most people replace it with wood. Although I hate that idea the options...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-24-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By skiboyny
IAC or tps.

IAC or tps.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-30-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By skiboyny
Thank you JimN I'll give that a check to be sure..

Thank you JimN I'll give that a check to be sure..
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-30-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By skiboyny
Thank you Mikeg205

Thank you Mikeg205
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-30-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By skiboyny
knock sensor

I have a 1996 prostar standard 350 tbi I need to replace the knock sensor due to rotting at the shaft. Still seems to work fine. Can I pick one up at a auto parts store? Part number?
Thanks for any...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-12-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By skiboyny
Knock sensor replacement 96 prostar

Hey all I have a 96 prostar with the standard 350 tbi. My knock sensor is rotting away at the threads. It still works fine just running out of usable threads. Can I get one via auto parts store?...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-05-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By skiboyny
I struggled with that problem for years! Seemed...

I struggled with that problem for years! Seemed to happen on high humidity days more. Very intermittent. For me it ended up being a TPS. I think they get dead spots in them from sitting. It's one of...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-05-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By skiboyny
mine came back that way. First try vibrated badly...

mine came back that way. First try vibrated badly lost a bunch of rpms back it went. Second try it was much better still had the look you were describing, still vibrated a bit, still down rpms....
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-23-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By skiboyny
Largely based on BrianM review, I go the 13x11.5...

Largely based on BrianM review, I go the 13x11.5 cnc OJ prop as a replacement for my legend. I have no Empirical data as he did, only impressions, but I have to say I'm very pleased with the prop as...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-21-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,887
Posted By skiboyny
Insurance for sure! Ski Dim, Skier to skier

Insurance for sure! Ski Dim, Skier to skier
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