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Forum: Trailers 04-23-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By sprj
Weigh the boat and trailer. The boat weight is...

Weigh the boat and trailer. The boat weight is published. Subtract fuel too.

I expect close to 1500#.

J
Forum: Towers 04-18-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By sprj
The speakers are the problem. No stitches yet,...

The speakers are the problem. No stitches yet, but a little forehead blood. I'd still go mini tower, especially if you're going to keep it on a lift or put it in a garage.
J
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By sprj
Sorry but that sounds expensive. That's metal on...

Sorry but that sounds expensive. That's metal on metal, or someone slipped a diesel in there. Best case it's top end, valves or pushrods, but it sounds like bottom end noise in my ear. That's a pile...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-13-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By sprj
I bought a Yamaha about 10 years ago. Oil Plugs...

I bought a Yamaha about 10 years ago. Oil Plugs and fuel. Even had a port to hook a hose and run out of the water. Buy once. Never worry about whether it will start when you're 10 miles from nowhere....
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,214
Posted By sprj
Edmonton. Yep. Cleared the snow twice yesterday....

Edmonton. Yep. Cleared the snow twice yesterday. Was above freezing for Halloween and now is close to zero. Won't see melting now until march.

That's why the boat is in the garage. I can still go...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,150
Posted By sprj
My first boat was a 12' aluminum. That can't...

My first boat was a 12' aluminum. That can't count.

My second boat was an 05 PS 197. It has some scratches because I had to learn how to drive. I've seen some scratches on a maxxum and a bayliner...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,278
Posted By sprj
Mine works fine.

Mine works fine.
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,992
Posted By sprj
My 05 197 uses a 12.5x12 4 blade. I ran in to the...

My 05 197 uses a 12.5x12 4 blade. I ran in to the same suggestion from a site previously, but that's what was on it, in the manual and suggested by OJ.

Prop damage really makes its way in to the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,134
Posted By sprj
just about any spring shop should be able to set...

just about any spring shop should be able to set you up. With the width of the springs, weight of the load and the center to center on the spring (measured off the good ones) you should be able to...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-13-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By sprj
you're going to have a hard time getting...

you're going to have a hard time getting appreciable gains in performance without opening the engine. the stock injectors, cam and heads work well together but only do so much. Longevity, power or...
Forum: Electrical 09-08-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By sprj
Mine did the same thing when I got it. Pulled the...

Mine did the same thing when I got it. Pulled the panel under the dash and found the distribution block. One of the screws on the block was loose. The others were good. The stereo was always fine but...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,252
Posted By sprj
Chiming in... Not enough truck. Totally different...

Chiming in... Not enough truck. Totally different than a 3/4 ton and honestly not much of, if any, improvement from the Yukon.

You'd be better off with a gas 3/4 or 1-ton than a half ton... All day,...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-28-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By sprj
I'll try that again. I did just change the prop...

I'll try that again. I did just change the prop but it shouldn't be too far out. Maybe this weekend.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-27-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By sprj
Thanks guys. I read about baselines but I don't...

Thanks guys. I read about baselines but I don't even get the wrong speed, I get no beep. Maybe I'll try calibration and if not give perfect pass a call. J
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-24-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By sprj
It's drive by wire so the servo isn't the issue....

It's drive by wire so the servo isn't the issue. It runs to 40mph just fine by hand.

I believe the system is GPS based, so speed not rpm.

It's just weird that it works on wakeboard mode and not on...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-23-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By sprj
Perfectpass works for tubin not skiing?

Mine's working at 18mph but won't take over at 34? Any ideas?
2005 prostar 197 with the mcx. Was working fine...
J
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By sprj
peppermint oil and water in a spray bottle....

peppermint oil and water in a spray bottle. Spiders dont like the mint. it smells nice too.
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By sprj
I bought a 62" Connelly for my 9 year old. Both...

I bought a 62" Connelly for my 9 year old. Both radar and Connelly make smaller skis.
Forum: Trailers 07-10-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,388
Posted By sprj
One easy thing that helped me was a drop hitch....

One easy thing that helped me was a drop hitch. My ramp is steep so getting the front of the trailer down gets us up on the front bunks and the boat buddy without drowning the truck.

After I...
Forum: Appearance 07-09-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By sprj
Direct drive. Spinny parts on the front of the...

Direct drive. Spinny parts on the front of the engine. Front of the engine box is latched. Rear is hinged to the floor piece. Mine is a friction fit between the solid floor panels and the carpet....
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 06-30-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By sprj
Goodyear also makes G Rated commercial trailer...

Goodyear also makes G Rated commercial trailer tires. I run them on our gooseneck trailers. I would run them on everything I own that I put more than 5k miles on a year. They rarely get punctures and...
Forum: Trailers 05-26-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By sprj
Shouldn't you be on the bunks a bit before you...

Shouldn't you be on the bunks a bit before you latch the boat buddy? That would centre the boat first.
Forum: Audio/Stereo 04-20-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,108
Posted By sprj
I have an older clarion in my garage you can have...

I have an older clarion in my garage you can have for the price of shipping. It's the stock one from the 197 in '05.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-13-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By sprj
Definitely in the carb. If it ran fine until you...

Definitely in the carb. If it ran fine until you winterized, look at putting a rebuild kit in the carb. If it was injected you might have a leak down issue but if there's fuel in the carb once its...
Forum: Electrical 10-22-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By sprj
No way you should get 2vdc. look at the ground...

No way you should get 2vdc. look at the ground and hot distribution behind the console.make sure everything's tight and the voltage is getting distributed. then troubleshoot the pp.
J
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