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Forum: General / Other 11-09-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,587
Posted By Luv2Ski
ProStar200, it is original to the boat. I masked...

ProStar200, it is original to the boat. I masked the steering wheel and painted it in place using a good quality gloss black spray paint. I found the cap behind the fuel tank (it had apparently...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 09-06-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,516
Posted By Luv2Ski
Wow dude, it is like looking at my boats...

Wow dude, it is like looking at my boats long-lost twin brother! Awesome to see that you went with a similar pattern and glad to hear Jim treated you well. I have not been reading posts too often...
Forum: Appearance 09-06-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,792
Posted By Luv2Ski
Nice glass work, can't tell it was ever hit.... ...

Nice glass work, can't tell it was ever hit.... Enjoy the end of summer!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-04-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,687
Posted By Luv2Ski
Ah, I recall now. I substituted the first took...

Ah, I recall now. I substituted the first took for a few blocks of metal on several sides of the gear. I think I did the second by putting the seal in before assembly.

A writeup would be pretty...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-04-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Luv2Ski
Once you get the boat re-started will it...

Once you get the boat re-started will it eventually clear and run good? How long before it starts like normal?

Look for fuel dripping in the carb right after you shutdown. Also see how wet it...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-04-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,687
Posted By Luv2Ski
Curious what you needed a custom tool for. I...

Curious what you needed a custom tool for. I don't recall making any custom tools last time, but I may have put something together. How fast the mind forgets.....
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-03-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,687
Posted By Luv2Ski
Wow, that was a helpful guy. Thinks I may have a...

Wow, that was a helpful guy. Thinks I may have a damper plate problem, which is pretty fascinating. Sounds like they do a better than average job on the rebuilds too by replacing the bushings and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,149
Posted By Luv2Ski
http://www2.wsls.com/news/2011/may/29/smith-mounta...

http://www2.wsls.com/news/2011/may/29/smith-mountain-lake-boat-accident-ar-1073026/

Hate to see a MasterCraft like this..... Curious what happened. Also somewhat entertained by the kids feeding...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Luv2Ski
Plastic polish that is made for clear plastics. ...

Plastic polish that is made for clear plastics. Can get it at your local auto parts store, often used for headlights and dash panels.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-31-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,687
Posted By Luv2Ski
71C Velvet Drive --- Reverse Blew.... AGAIN! -- Where to Exchange?

Hi all,

Bought and restored the boat in the 2009/2010 winter. When I purchased her the transmission had a blown reverse gear.

I rebuilt the transmission. Aside from the reverse clutch disks...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Luv2Ski
There is a flat spot under the frond deck in...

There is a flat spot under the frond deck in front of the passenger seat access. I plan to install my amp there by glassing in some wood. That should provide a thick and sturdy mounting location. ...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By Luv2Ski
You both need to remove the oxidation. ...

You both need to remove the oxidation. Essentially buff, polish, then wax. There is hundreds of threads on this topic, recommend doing some searches. I suggest Maguires #49 or 3M products, a...
Forum: Appearance 04-19-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,633
Posted By Luv2Ski
400 grit is great for the spots with a lot of...

400 grit is great for the spots with a lot of damage, but it does leave some pretty good scratches to contend with. I found that in spots where I dropped to 400, I had to spend a lot of time with...
Forum: Appearance 04-19-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By Luv2Ski
As suggested above, I am not sure you are ever...

As suggested above,

I am not sure you are ever removing the oxidation. You may just be applying a polish (not sure exactly what those creams are). Polish feeds the gelcoat, which fills-in voids...
Forum: General / Other 04-19-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,587
Posted By Luv2Ski
Yea, I had the same issue and decided to mix my...

Yea, I had the same issue and decided to mix my own. It was not too difficult, though it is also easy to see how people can make a career in color science. Some tips if you go with this method:

I...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 89,793
Posted By Luv2Ski
Rednecks riding in...

Rednecks riding in ditches


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99P4Grmq8vA (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99P4Grmq8vA)
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By Luv2Ski
Not usually that hard to remove, wonder if a PO...

Not usually that hard to remove, wonder if a PO got a little crazy with the adhesive.

100% silicon should work fine, suggest starting with lower adhesion products so you can remove next time...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,111
Posted By Luv2Ski
That is one sweet boat, congrats indeed!

That is one sweet boat, congrats indeed!
Forum: Electrical 04-03-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Luv2Ski
Probably blower, if you want to be sure, just...

Probably blower, if you want to be sure, just disconnect it and see if the breaker still blows. If not, you know the short is at the blower. Might as well put a meter on there while you are at it...
Forum: Appearance 04-02-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,486
Posted By Luv2Ski
I used Meguiar's on the the following project and...

I used Meguiar's on the the following project and was very happy with the results:

http://mastercraft.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?t=37211

I looked at the one step, but for my case decided it was...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,240
Posted By Luv2Ski
No problem, would be a bummer to have cold air...

No problem, would be a bummer to have cold air blowing out for that first March ski ride....
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,240
Posted By Luv2Ski
Great to see posts like this that share a project...

Great to see posts like this that share a project for others to see.

Thanks for posting.

BUT, it looks like you put the 'Y' pipe on the wrong side of the raw water pump. It should be placed on the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-28-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,208
Posted By Luv2Ski
I am a little confused. Why would a leaky pan or...

I am a little confused. Why would a leaky pan or crankshaft seal result in water in your oil? Unless your bilge has a small lake in it, water should not be up that high on the block. If you really...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-28-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,143
Posted By Luv2Ski
Keep in mind, generally you don't have two men...

Keep in mind, generally you don't have two men standing on the platform while driving. Probably fine on a smooth water, might be a concern in the chop.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-21-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By Luv2Ski
What did he do when he had it off to "inspect...

What did he do when he had it off to "inspect it".

Short answer is yes. It sounds like your carb is leaking fuel when the engine is sitting. Likely causes are a blown power valve or leaky needle...
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