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Forum: For Sale: Watersports Equipment 01-28-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Miss Rita
I have an XS adult suit, long sleeves, was used...

I have an XS adult suit, long sleeves, was used at SeaWorld in Ohio in a previous life.
Forum: General / Other 01-22-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 757
Posted By Miss Rita
Setting up the bunks is the easy part, the bigger...

Setting up the bunks is the easy part, the bigger question is whether the lift will have enough clearance for the tracking fins, prop, and rudder.
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 01-22-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By Miss Rita
this might be...

this might be close:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/3-5-Five-Point-Star-3d-Auto-Emblem-90mm-Chrome/172193003698?epid=1646737811&hash=item281780b8b2:g:ZqoAAOSwY7pZr3s3&vxp=mtr
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,194
Posted By Miss Rita
Point well taken, I'm sure you're right. ...

Point well taken, I'm sure you're right.

Unfortunately, I don't have access to a course. I know that I had more fun at 22-off than 15-off, and fun is the only thing I can measure. IIRC (and...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,194
Posted By Miss Rita
Doesn't look bad to me! You need to try a...

Doesn't look bad to me!

You need to try a shorter rope, it looks like you're at full length, i.e. 75 feet. I skied at 15-off for years, finally moved to 22-off the past year. It's a blast! ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,194
Posted By Miss Rita
I guess my new handle should be "Slalomasaurus...

I guess my new handle should be "Slalomasaurus Rex" or "Skiasaurus Rex"
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,194
Posted By Miss Rita
I'm such a dinosaur

After reading threads about new 25' surf boats that weight 5000 lbs, carry 2000# of ballast, hold 16 passengers, and list at $150k I realize I am so outdated.

I have a 26 year old PS 205, designed...
Forum: Trailers 12-21-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By Miss Rita
+1 on replacing the springs, the consensus is...

+1 on replacing the springs, the consensus is that yours are worn out, allowing the axle to strike the tracking fin.

A quick and dirty method would be to put 1" spacers under the axle(s), it would...
Forum: Upholstery 12-21-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Miss Rita
I bought a new slider mechanism from Midwest...

I bought a new slider mechanism from Midwest Mastercraft identical to OEM a few years ago for about $37
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,239
Posted By Miss Rita
A few years go I personally drove for a friend...

A few years go I personally drove for a friend who went footin', here in the Black Hills on December 12, just 13 shopping days before Christmas.

A month later we were ice skating on the same lake.
Forum: Electrical 11-25-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By Miss Rita
The nice thing about this era of boats (mine is a...

The nice thing about this era of boats (mine is a '92) is that it's very basic 12V wiring. No computers, nothing digital, just a hot wire, a breaker, a switch, and outgoing 18 ga wires to the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By Miss Rita
There are too many places to count. Do a search...

There are too many places to count. Do a search for "leaf spring equalizers", enjoy shopping.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-09-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,504
Posted By Miss Rita
+1 for Rotella 15W-40. I have never started my...

+1 for Rotella 15W-40.

I have never started my engine when it's less than 50 degrees, so going with a lower viscosity isn't important, and since my engine temp is never higher than 180 I don't...
Forum: General / Other 11-05-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By Miss Rita
time to upgrade to a CNC prop. The Acme 541 is...

time to upgrade to a CNC prop. The Acme 541 is very popular, although I run the slightly lower pitch 543 on my '92 with same basic powertrain that you have. I love mine, the holeshot is great.

OJ...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-24-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Miss Rita
White smoke usually means water vapor, blue smoke...

White smoke usually means water vapor, blue smoke usually means burning oil, black smoke usually means unburned gasoline.
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 730,779
Posted By Miss Rita
The block drain on the starboard side is down...

The block drain on the starboard side is down low, towards the front of the engine, should be a brass drain plug, yours may have a petcock. The drain on the port side is towards the back of the...
Forum: Underwater Running Gear 10-06-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By Miss Rita
wait for it... Yeah, I know people like...

wait for it...






Yeah, I know people like that :D
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Miss Rita
^^ this. Be sure to lube it up, others have...

^^ this.

Be sure to lube it up, others have had problems with their hitch pins rusting in place.
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Miss Rita
The two fittings shown in the links above have...

The two fittings shown in the links above have pipe threads on the adapter. You can get the same item with male hose threads at your local hardware store, then get a female-female hose adapter. ...
Forum: For Sale: Parts & Accessories 09-27-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Miss Rita
just sold it, shipped it today

just sold it, shipped it today
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Miss Rita
This may be OK with the 1.5:1 Powerslot, but will...

This may be OK with the 1.5:1 Powerslot, but will never work for the 1:1 VelvetDrive the OP says he has
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By Miss Rita
I have a NOS OEM fin, old style MC20-0100, four...

I have a NOS OEM fin, old style MC20-0100, four bolt pattern, never mounted, fits 1979-2000.

Interested?
Forum: For Sale: Parts & Accessories 09-23-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Miss Rita
free water pump

free to a good home, for the price of shipping: Indmar PN 68-5001, raw water pump made by Johnson, needs to be rebuilt (new bearings and seals), I don't have time or inclination to do it. It came...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 09-22-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,791
Posted By Miss Rita
IMO, no. I live in a dry climate, I always...

IMO, no.

I live in a dry climate, I always drain everything, there is no humidity here. My boat is stored outside, temps get to 20 below at times.

Proponents of AF will say that it prevents...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,158
Posted By Miss Rita
If your boat has equalizers in the speedometer...

If your boat has equalizers in the speedometer lines at the back of the boat they could be damaged by high pressure.

Equalizers are in-line brass fittings, their purpose is to keep the speedometer...
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