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Forum: General Discussion Today, 12:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,630
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
1991 SeaSwirl Spyder Skier for sale...

1991 SeaSwirl Spyder Skier for sale here:
http://sacramento.craigslist.org/boa/4551969868.html
Forum: General / Other Today, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 403,518
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
How many hours on the boat used that fuel?

How many hours on the boat used that fuel?
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 666
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Nice. I've been thinking of sabotaging the tube...

Nice. I've been thinking of sabotaging the tube to try to get my kids to try something new. Maybe your video will inspire them.
Forum: Towers 07-18-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
The original owner of my boat told me he spent...

The original owner of my boat told me he spent $1K more on the ND tower than a comparable tower, but I am glad he did. Most towers look like an after thought and disrupt the lines of the boat, but...
Forum: General / Other 07-18-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
My mechanic was able to get the leaking fitting...

My mechanic was able to get the leaking fitting off today. Turns out it was sealed with some kind of adhesive like Red Loctite, which is why it was so difficult to get off. It wasn't cross-threaded...
Forum: General / Other 07-15-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Here is another place that has...

Here is another place that has it:
http://www.marineexhaustmanifolds.com/indmar-marine-engines-and-parts.htm
Forum: General / Other 07-15-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
That's the impression I have gotten from other...

That's the impression I have gotten from other threads. Here is a link to what people are saying is required for the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-15-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,850
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
How do you test it? Did you just disconnect the...

How do you test it? Did you just disconnect the wiring from your installed pump, connect it to the new pump and turn the boat key to the 'on' position?
BTW, this pump is now selling for just under...
Forum: General / Other 07-15-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
I decided to have my mechanic do it rather than...

I decided to have my mechanic do it rather than me trying different things and just making it worse. I actually do have a spare fuel pump, but it is just the pump and not the housing that holds the...
Forum: General / Other 07-15-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
mikeg205 -- I'm not clear on what you mean with...

mikeg205 -- I'm not clear on what you mean with your sentence about "valve in that house" -- could you clarify?
Also, when you say "take that all apart" are you saying the two fittings and the metal...
Forum: General / Other 07-14-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Update: The brass nuts will not come off. I've...

Update: The brass nuts will not come off. I've been periodically spraying PB Blaster on the threads today and also tried using a line wrench to grip four sides of the head, but all I'm doing is...
Forum: General / Other 07-14-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
This site has a bunch of...

This site has a bunch of manuals:
http://www.m2omarine.com/resource-center
Forum: General / Other 07-13-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
It has the two fittings on the bottom. The...

It has the two fittings on the bottom. The connection that is leaking is leaking at the brass nut under the red mark and that fuel line curves down and connects to the second fitting on the fuel pump...
Forum: General / Other 07-13-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: General / Other 07-11-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Corrosion -- something to replace? '97 PS190 350 tbi

While looking around at the back of the engine due to an unrelated issue I shined my light down in the area on the starboard half of the back of the engine and noticed that the terminals for the...
Forum: General / Other 07-11-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Gas leak near fuel pump - '97 PS190 350 tbi

I recently disconnected the fuel line at the fuel pump and must have jostled it too much. I am now getting a fuel leak at the junction of the metal tube connected to the device holding the fuel pump....
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-21-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 528
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
I tried to create suction with just my mouth and...

I tried to create suction with just my mouth and not actually pull in with my lungs, kinda like how you would suck in smoke from a cigar vs. from a cigarette. Probably still not good for me, but I...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-21-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 528
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Everything is working great now. Turns out the...

Everything is working great now. Turns out the fuel pump was just not powerful enough to pull gas all the way from the tank when the line was dry. I used mikeg205's suggestion to manually pull fuel...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 06-21-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
I bought a New Dimensions ski rack because it was...

I bought a New Dimensions ski rack because it was the least expensive one I could find that had the forks spaced wide enough apart to fit slalom skis with large double boots. I've used it many times...
Forum: General / Other 06-20-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
I'll let others comment on quality of different...

I'll let others comment on quality of different brands since I have no knowledge in that area, but I wanted to say that you should definitely figure out where you like it mounted before drilling...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-19-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 528
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Okay, I think I understand what you are saying....

Okay, I think I understand what you are saying. Once fuel is in the line then I would need to remove the clamp and the clear tube without spilling fuel all over the place and reconnect the fuel line...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-19-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 528
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Any suggestions on how to do this (particularly...

Any suggestions on how to do this (particularly for someone who doesn't have a big workshop full of tools)?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-19-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 528
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
Just found this comment from JimN in another...

Just found this comment from JimN in another thread that makes me think my test system is not valid:
"At key-on/engine off, it primes for three seconds and stops. If the ECM sees no RPM info, it...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-19-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 528
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
I thought the pump (if working) would pull fuel...

I thought the pump (if working) would pull fuel through. Am I supposed to manually prime the line somehow?

My current testing setup is: in-tank fuel intake connects to a fuel line on top of the tank...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-19-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 528
Posted By TallSkinnyGuy
I replaced the pre-pump filter and connected a...

I replaced the pre-pump filter and connected a hose to the fuel pump outlet (with the other end into a bucket). When I turned the key to the 'on' position, the fuel pump made a whiny sound for about...
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