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Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-28-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,240
Posted By MikeyOrange88
My trusty '05 Tahoe 5.3 gets 18 week in, week...

My trusty '05 Tahoe 5.3 gets 18 week in, week out, (combined driving) and last years trip to the Keys (1000 mile round trip) yielded 12.5 pulling a similarly loaded boat w/ freezer, dive tanks, etc....
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 01-12-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14,914
Views: 4,495,571
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Wowza. I saw 'Swimsuit Thread' followed by...

Wowza.
I saw 'Swimsuit Thread' followed by 'Double D' on the main page and had to investigate.:rolleyes:
Forum: Upholstery 01-12-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Here's another that also has some vinyl...

Here's another that also has some vinyl ideas.

https://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?t=60334&page=3
Forum: Upholstery 01-12-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Several threads on carpet replacement. Here's one...

Several threads on carpet replacement. Here's one with a couple posts/pics of mine (from a Tristar 190, around post #21) Prostar will be longer. It illustrates the general ideas, materials,...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-02-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,484
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Gotcha. Oh well, still a very nice package for...

Gotcha. Oh well, still a very nice package for you. Everybody LOVES a Red Mastercraft!
One nice thing about that style bimini, if you can find one, is that no holes need to be drilled in the boat!...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 01-01-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,432
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Figured you for a Gators fan when I saw the FL at...

Figured you for a Gators fan when I saw the FL at the end of the registration, but just a coincidence as the state is the first two letters!
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-01-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,484
Posted By MikeyOrange88
[QUOTE=tatronation;1205344]http://images.tapatalk-...

[QUOTE=tatronation;1205344]http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/31/4e798dcd721efbfbb0a780f7de41903a.jpg

I've seen very few of that style bimini, and never a red/white one like that. I have one...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By MikeyOrange88
As I noted in the last post referenced above, I'd...

As I noted in the last post referenced above, I'd give Lake Area Watersports a call. Much closer to you. They are in Melrose.
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,793
Posted By MikeyOrange88
My old Tristar will still overflow through the...

My old Tristar will still overflow through the vent. I've learned not to stand on that side, but when I fill at the marina (in the water), I always shut it off before it's too full, but even then,...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-13-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By MikeyOrange88
My understanding is from the factory there was no...

My understanding is from the factory there was no gasket between the exhaust manifold to head joint, just the machined surfaces. Most folks use a gasket (and I did) when they remove and reinstall...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,984
Posted By MikeyOrange88
^^^That's what I did for my wife's 07 Camry....

^^^That's what I did for my wife's 07 Camry. Headlights were about as bright as a candle. Wow, what a difference the new ones made. Picked them up on ebay.
Forum: What is this boat worth? 11-10-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,321
Posted By MikeyOrange88
I couldn't quite make out the engine hours on the...

I couldn't quite make out the engine hours on the OP link to the Tristar ad.
Certainly a lot of other choices and the desire for EFI would omit pre-93. Should be able to find something with hours...
Forum: Appearance 10-30-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Cracked up reading this at the airport. :D

Cracked up reading this at the airport. :D
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 10-27-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,715
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Yes. Remove pylon and driver seat base. It's been...

Yes. Remove pylon and driver seat base. It's been awhile, but I believe I pushed the panel forward and then removed it through the passenger seat back opening. It will come out, just takes a bit of...
Forum: Towers 10-22-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 147,076
Posted By MikeyOrange88
They forgot to spray the stern light. Maybe this...

They forgot to spray the stern light.
Maybe this is the Navy's stealth edition wakeboard boat.:D

Also reminds me a of truck I saw that the where they had sprayed the entire vehicle with bedliner...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-22-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,940
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Really only a fail if it leaves you stranded....

Really only a fail if it leaves you stranded.
The good thing was that the warning was noticed, and corrective action taken.
The fail occurs when the warning(s) are not noticed or heeded.
I say you...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,300
Posted By MikeyOrange88
My 01 Tahoe 5.3L had 292k miles on before the...

My 01 Tahoe 5.3L had 292k miles on before the transmission finally gave up. It has never been to the dealership for any reason (although the fuel pump has been replaced). It has been used for towing...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 778
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Some propping info (great info from j.mccreight)...

Some propping info (great info from j.mccreight) that might help you decide on an upgraded prop which would probably be the best bang for the buck for that boat.
You should be able to get very close...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Well, you could just decorate it seasonally, then...

Well, you could just decorate it seasonally, then no different than some of those inflated pumpkins, Christmas decorations, etc. you see so much of now (which I hate). HOA problem solved. ;)
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,172
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Situations like these really make one appreciate...

Situations like these really make one appreciate the benefits of uninsured motorist coverage(s). I, like most, used to believe that if is the other guys fault then they/their insurance has to pay for...
Forum: What is this boat worth? 09-22-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,884
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Well, I hope one of them is NOT U-ship. Quite a...

Well, I hope one of them is NOT U-ship.
Quite a story in another thread here recently.
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 09-22-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 46,640
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Vinyl striping

Another source (link below) that might have what you're looking for. Really only a couple manufacturers of vinyl, 3M and Avery/Dennison. They seem to have more metallics on their color chart.

When I...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-20-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,353
Posted By MikeyOrange88
My bad. I edited that part out. It looked...

My bad. I edited that part out. It looked different than mine.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-20-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,353
Posted By MikeyOrange88
Ford 351W. Std. engine was '250' horsepower....

Ford 351W. Std. engine was '250' horsepower. There were HO upgrades that were 285 hp. Really would have to check the tag to know as the outward engine appearance is the same. Chevy 350 engines were...
Forum: MasterCraft In Your Area 09-20-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By MikeyOrange88
For service, Lake Area Watersports has served me...

For service, Lake Area Watersports has served me well. I say that as they are a Nautique/Malibu dealer these days, but service all Indmar and PCM inboards as well.
I've purchased some items from...
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