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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 05-22-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,736
Posted By swardco
@GoBolts, assuming that is Powell??? Heading to...

@GoBolts, assuming that is Powell???

Heading to Powell in about a week for the first time ever. Very excited.

For this weekend it is high school graduation for my middle son, maybe get out to the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By swardco
All thanks for the replies. I used 2.5 gph for...

All thanks for the replies. I used 2.5 gph for cruising and 5 gph skiing for my guesses.

@Frank Schwab - Renting a houseboat out of Bullfrog, thinking of heading south toward the Rincon, maybe...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By swardco
Very nice! Remind me never to post a picture of...

Very nice! Remind me never to post a picture of my trailer....
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By swardco
Couple questions on fuel usage

Ok, so probably should know this stuff but I don't so I am going to ask.

Preface:

I run my boat on a small private lake, so we are never just cruising. We are either skiing in the course, or...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-28-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By swardco
Yep, the fiberglass muffler. Thanks

Yep, the fiberglass muffler. Thanks
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-28-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By swardco
Muffler repair

At some point in the past, the PO had the muffler on my 91 prostar repaired. Looks like they put some sort of sealant or putty on a few cracks.

Well it looks like I created a small crack when I was...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-10-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By swardco
Wow, now I feel even more fortunate that my 20...

Wow, now I feel even more fortunate that my 20 year old manifolds and risers came off without a hitch. Lots of penetrating oil for about a week before removal..... Good luck getting everything back...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 04-07-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By swardco
Advice on low end audio

I've got a 91Prostar 190. Pretty sure it has the original, Kenwood, cassette deck and original speakers. I would like to replace the deck and speakers. Not terribly interested in adding a sub, or...
Forum: For Sale: Parts & Accessories 03-16-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By swardco
Pm sent

Pm sent
Forum: General / Other 03-10-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4,992
Views: 408,982
Posted By swardco
1. Pulled risers and exhaust manifolds. Miracle...

1. Pulled risers and exhaust manifolds. Miracle of miracles, nothing terrible happened. All 8 riser bolts, and all 8 manifold bolts came out easily after hitting them with penetrating oil for a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,493
Posted By swardco
Thanks to all that contributed to this thread!!! ...

Thanks to all that contributed to this thread!!! You guys are great. I've added several items to my lists...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,493
Posted By swardco
Lake Powell tips for a first timer

For all of you with Lake Powell experience (Except maybe TxsRiverRat :) ), I am planning my first ever trip to Powell early this summer. I am currently reading everything I can find to prepare for...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 12-05-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,679
Views: 196,316
Posted By swardco
Colder than a witch's ... - 8 last night! That's...

Colder than a witch's ... - 8 last night! That's cold for Boulder.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-20-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,295
Posted By swardco
Never heard the "smell like diesel after fueling...

Never heard the "smell like diesel after fueling up" argument before. My wife drives a diesel vw bug and I have never heard her complain about filling it up. I've filled it up a hundred times and...
Forum: What is this boat worth? 11-15-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,468
Posted By swardco
Just East of Boulder. Ski near Longmont

Just East of Boulder. Ski near Longmont
Forum: What is this boat worth? 11-15-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,468
Posted By swardco
Nice boat. What part of Colorado? Congrats on...

Nice boat. What part of Colorado? Congrats on the purchase
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-12-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By swardco
I've had at least one TDI for about 8 years now. ...

I've had at least one TDI for about 8 years now. 1997 Passat and a 1998 NB. I think I am just a nerd, but love seeing mileage that is always above 40 and got really excited on the only tank where I...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-12-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By swardco
I have been tracking my cars on fuelly for a few...

I have been tracking my cars on fuelly for a few years.

I finally, mostly, have my family trained to text the input to fuelly from the gas station so I don't have to enter every receipt.

I don't do...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-25-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By swardco
He 'jump started', from the shore about knee...

He 'jump started', from the shore about knee deep water.
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-23-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By swardco
I hope I can still do this when I am almost 82

Apologies for the lousy video quality, but this is my Dad skiing behind his boat last weekend. He'll be 82 in January. I'll be happy to still be at the end of the rope at that age!!! So here's to...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-08-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,931
Posted By swardco
On my 91 Prostar 190, if you let the boat idle...

On my 91 Prostar 190, if you let the boat idle for even 30 seconds to a minute after pulling a set in the course, the temp stays nicely under control. If you immediately shut it down upon dropping a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,561
Posted By swardco
My lovely wife. Only been driving a couple years...

My lovely wife. Only been driving a couple years and is doing great
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-01-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By swardco
From personal experience on a 1991 Toyota...

From personal experience on a 1991 Toyota Corolla. I had catastrophic failure and rapid oil pressure loss from the double gasket and ended up with ascored crankshaft. Are you sure your friend is...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 06-10-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,093
Posted By swardco
Finally getting out a little bit been on the...

Finally getting out a little bit been on the water 3 times. Only made a few passes at -15, 32 mph.
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 05-16-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,795
Posted By swardco
Sticking with the Radar Senate. Working on the...

Sticking with the Radar Senate. Working on the operator, not the equipment.:)
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