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Forum: Electrical 02-25-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By mckyle
The reason I believe my springs are bad isn't...

The reason I believe my springs are bad isn't because it isn't advancing - I checked with a light and it is. The problem is that when the boat is first turned on I've got it idling at about 600 rpm,...
Forum: Electrical 02-22-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By mckyle
If someone could help me plot out the advance...

If someone could help me plot out the advance curve i would greatly appreciate it. I particularly need the middle plot point where it slows down.
Forum: Electrical 02-22-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By mckyle
can they do that by just looking at the old ones?

can they do that by just looking at the old ones?
Forum: Electrical 02-22-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By mckyle
1986 Prestolite Advance Springs

Alright, I've done about all the searching I can and am at my wits end. I believe my springs are bad and want to replace, but can't find any new ones for the life of me. I've also called around...
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,932
Posted By mckyle
wow, looks like I missed out big time. ditto on...

wow, looks like I missed out big time. ditto on Stx221's post above just in case you need more :D
Forum: Appearance 08-29-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,294
Posted By mckyle
Sorry, I was referring to the transmission flange.

Sorry, I was referring to the transmission flange.
Forum: Appearance 08-29-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,294
Posted By mckyle
@gweaver Well, I am going to take my chances...

@gweaver Well, I am going to take my chances cleaning it up. I did consider it, but if I can't get it cleaned up to my liking I may go that route. Any idea how to remove it? Just looking at it, it...
Forum: Appearance 08-29-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,294
Posted By mckyle
So evidently I have a double tapered shaft, not...

So evidently I have a double tapered shaft, not single. Thank you skidim for pointing this out. I found what looks like an exact replacement:...
Forum: Appearance 08-28-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,294
Posted By mckyle
well, good news and maybe bad. I was able to get...

well, good news and maybe bad. I was able to get the coupler apart from the transmission flange. I kept banging on it with a rubber mallet, turn, bang, turn... and I could see it start to separate,...
Forum: Appearance 08-27-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,294
Posted By mckyle
well, I spoke to someone at Skidim who suggested...

well, I spoke to someone at Skidim who suggested that it was risky to try and wedge something between the two halves, because I don't want to gouge the face of the transmission side. They suggested...
Forum: Appearance 08-27-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,294
Posted By mckyle
Unhappy ok, back for an update. So up until now I've just...

ok, back for an update. So up until now I've just been tuning up the motor, had to get a new fuel pump, new water/fuel separator, redo some wiring (had fun with a bad ground) and such. Now I'm...
Forum: Electrical 08-14-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By mckyle
I can't thank you guys enough. I used jumper...

I can't thank you guys enough. I used jumper cables in place of the main battery cables and sure enough, that took care of it. on to the next project!
Forum: Electrical 08-14-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By mckyle
It's a new starter, so I'll check the cylinders....

It's a new starter, so I'll check the cylinders. Thanks!
Forum: Electrical 08-14-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By mckyle
Well after your helpful posts guys I went out to...

Well after your helpful posts guys I went out to check voltage again. I started with the battery, it read just over 12V. Then I jammed the multimeter leads into different parts of both the main...
Forum: Electrical 08-14-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By mckyle
1987 Prostar starting issues

OK, I'm at my wits end. Basically, my problem is when I turn my boat's ignition to start, I hear the solenoid click and everything goes dead - gauges and everything, and nothing I do will get it to...
Forum: Appearance 08-10-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 61,002
Posted By mckyle
I just sent it to you via email. Should be there...

I just sent it to you via email. Should be there soon.
Forum: Appearance 08-10-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,294
Posted By mckyle
Wink Thank you all. mayo93prostar - thanks for all...

Thank you all.

mayo93prostar - thanks for all the tips. I'll try what you mentioned first on the gelcoat. I'm hoping the fading under the decals & discoloration from the adhesive come out that way....
Forum: Appearance 08-10-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 61,002
Posted By mckyle
One more thing - does anyone know if the decals...

One more thing - does anyone know if the decals in the Illustrator file are already sized appropriately? Did anyone just give these to a printer and be done with it, or did you have to measure?
Forum: Appearance 08-09-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 61,002
Posted By mckyle
if you have the altered ones in AI format, I'd be...

if you have the altered ones in AI format, I'd be interested. kylerscott@gmail.com Thanks!
Forum: Appearance 08-09-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,294
Posted By mckyle
1987 Prostar 190 project boat

Alright, so I recently got a '87 PS 190 in just alright condition. Besides the carpet/upholstery, the big $ items are fine I believe. Here are pics, and a barrage of questions! Disclaimer #1: I know...
Forum: Appearance 08-08-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 61,002
Posted By mckyle
Someone please send the Adobe Illustrator file to...

Someone please send the Adobe Illustrator file to kylerscott@gmail.com! Thanks!
Forum: Upholstery 08-08-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,644
Posted By mckyle
does $1600 for just skins (no installing) sound...

does $1600 for just skins (no installing) sound high? I was thinking more along $1000...
Forum: Upholstery 08-08-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,644
Posted By mckyle
jasonba1 - thanks for the info on Viper dmminfla...

jasonba1 - thanks for the info on Viper

dmminfla - I'm in the Orlando area. West Palm is a little far... but seems like most places are willing to do skins via mail at least. What's their info? If I...
Forum: Upholstery 08-07-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,644
Posted By mckyle
Mine looks just like this one:...

Mine looks just like this one: http://boatsalemarket.com/1987-mastercraft-pro-star-190/

I had the thought myself as well.... At least maybe buying the material myself. Let me know what pans out!
Forum: Upholstery 08-07-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,644
Posted By mckyle
New skins for 1987 Prostar 190

Hello all, I just acquired a 1987 Prostar 190. It's interior needs to be redone, and after lurking around this site for a coupe of weeks I've seen a lot of recommendations for Jim "The Man" in TN...
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