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Forum: Off Topic Discussion Today, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 225
Posted By BriEOD
Jim, happy belated. I hope you had an enjoyable...

Jim, happy belated. I hope you had an enjoyable day!
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 358
Posted By BriEOD
Another option is to get a long cargo strap and...

Another option is to get a long cargo strap and string is over both gunwales and attach the hooks on the trailer steps. Remember, the straps aren't keeping the boat on the trailer, but rather...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-10-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By BriEOD
The rule of thumb for the riser is with the motor...

The rule of thumb for the riser is with the motor at temperature (160F), you should be able to put your hand on top of the riser and it should be warm but not scalding hot. As for the manifolds,...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-10-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By BriEOD
Here ya go:

Here ya go:
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-10-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By BriEOD
Jeff, I just looked through your threat on the SN...

Jeff, I just looked through your threat on the SN site. Good grief, you had a mess! Mine were bad, but I think you had far more residual rust on your heads than I did. My issue was silver...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-10-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By BriEOD
Wow. Once I got the manifolds off, the studs of...

Wow. Once I got the manifolds off, the studs of the six bolts, sans the bolt heads, were still screwed into the block. Surprisingly, they all were hand-tight and came right out.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-10-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By BriEOD
Thanks for the responses. Yep, once I grinded...

Thanks for the responses.

Yep, once I grinded the bolt heads off and drilled the first 1/2 inch of the stud out the manifold freely moved.

I ordered essentially the same manifolds from Discount...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-10-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By BriEOD
Exhaust Manifold Replacement

Can't anything ever be simple?

My 14-15 year old exhaust manifolds are showing some serious wear-and-tear. Specifically, there is large chunks on rusty metal flaking off of the water jackets. ...
Forum: General / Other 03-30-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By BriEOD
Jealous of that view...it is cold and rainy here.

Jealous of that view...it is cold and rainy here.
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By BriEOD
Salisbury is a big college town on the eastern...

Salisbury is a big college town on the eastern shore. I'm not familiar with the river or location. However, given its southernly location and proximity to the mouth of the Chesapeake, I bet it gets...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-19-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By BriEOD
Agreed!:confused:

Agreed!:confused:
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-19-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By BriEOD
Oh no, not brackish/salt water! 8p Yes, I'm sure...

Oh no, not brackish/salt water! 8p Yes, I'm sure it has been in brackish water. It was probably used in one of Maryland's many brackish rivers that feed into the Chesapeake Bay. I have that exact...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By BriEOD
I went from an 87' 190 to an 00 205DD. The most...

I went from an 87' 190 to an 00 205DD. The most remarkable difference is the room. Aside from the under-the-bow storage, the 190 had no storage or room for additional people. I had to pile all of...
Forum: MasterCraft In Your Area 03-05-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 904
Posted By BriEOD
Land O' Lakes refers to a geographic area on the...

Land O' Lakes refers to a geographic area on the north side of Tampa. As the area is peppered with lakes, I'm assuming that is where the name came from. Lutz (LOO-TZ) borders Land O' Lakes on the...
Forum: MasterCraft In Your Area 03-05-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 904
Posted By BriEOD
Dave, I grew up in Tampa and then again in...

Dave,

I grew up in Tampa and then again in 2006-2008. A private lake is going to be your best bet. For public fresh water access, you can use Lake Tarpon and the Hillsborough River. Lake Tarpon...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 03-03-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,284
Posted By BriEOD
I used to own a spotless 1987 PS 190 (see below...

I used to own a spotless 1987 PS 190 (see below for a link to photos). It was a nice boat, but we had to move to something bigger as the kids got older.
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By BriEOD
I'll be interested to hear the reviews. The...

I'll be interested to hear the reviews. The dealer they are replacing was spectacularly awful. Fortunately, I had no dealings with them myself. On the other hand, one of my buddies bought an X-55...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-17-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 26,271
Posted By BriEOD
Hope it goes well, bro.

Hope it goes well, bro.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-05-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 780
Posted By BriEOD
I had an Edelbrock Performer intake that was...

I had an Edelbrock Performer intake that was aluminum. On the front of the manifold where it bolted to the thermostat housing there was significant pitting on the metal face. It was allowing water...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-04-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 780
Posted By BriEOD
I had it occur in my old 87' and it was the...

I had it occur in my old 87' and it was the intake manifold that was at fault.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 01-31-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 874
Posted By BriEOD
Used it to plumb my outdoor shower.

Used it to plumb my outdoor shower.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-30-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,287
Posted By BriEOD
Gents, Thanks for all of the comments. I'll...

Gents,

Thanks for all of the comments. I'll likely just purchase everything from SkiDim. When I replaced the manifolds on my last boat, I bought from SkiDim and didn't have any issues. My current...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-29-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,287
Posted By BriEOD
I'm in the process of replacing my manifolds and...

I'm in the process of replacing my manifolds and was wondering if you got any clarity on whether the cheaper manifolds created an issue with your oil dipstick as noted by SkiDim?
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 01-22-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,334
Posted By BriEOD
Very cool thread, thanks for sharing.

Very cool thread, thanks for sharing.
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,100
Posted By BriEOD
Wow...sharp boat!

Wow...sharp boat!
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