Go Back   TeamTalk > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 113
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: chrislandy
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By chrislandy
It used to be the UK's biggest waterski area...

It used to be the UK's biggest waterski area until they whacked the limit on it, essentially killed the economy, sunk ski boat values (you literally couldn't give away a ski boat up north for a...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-20-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By chrislandy
I've been building a 3ft long fire tender for...

I've been building a 3ft long fire tender for about 20 years! It's on the shelf now waiting for my kids to grow a little so we can do it as a project together
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-13-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By chrislandy
From what I understand, try to find some UK/EU...

From what I understand, try to find some UK/EU spec exhaust components, most of the 90's boats over here didn't have the single big muffler, they just go straight out, down and out. Even my 96 205...
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,130
Posted By chrislandy
I kinda like it, very retro

I kinda like it, very retro
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-23-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,436
Posted By chrislandy
I had similar 20 years ago when I still slalomed,...

I had similar 20 years ago when I still slalomed, I took a days training with John Battleday (shows my age now!!) and my form improved significantly (went from full pass at 30 to full at 34 and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By chrislandy
Thats a cheap feature planter ;)

Thats a cheap feature planter ;)
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,147
Posted By chrislandy
My first thought too

My first thought too
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-19-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,709
Posted By chrislandy
That's pretty good going! - My 96 has 2326 hours...

That's pretty good going! - My 96 has 2326 hours now! since I've had the boat we've put around 300 on it, read 2188 in 2006 but I've had it since winter '02 and it was just over 2000 hours so it's...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-19-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By chrislandy
From what you describe the MAP sensor is sending...

From what you describe the MAP sensor is sending an inverted scale for output so may be a case of just swap it out for the correct part number? (is there a spare one hanging around the shop you can...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-17-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,709
Posted By chrislandy
Just put the boat to bed for 18 months as they...

Just put the boat to bed for 18 months as they are draining the ski lake next year :(

Managed 13 hrs on the meter this year, so thats 13 more hours than the last 6!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-16-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By chrislandy
I'd check all of the ground terminals on the...

I'd check all of the ground terminals on the block and back to the battery. I had a load of erroneous readings on my TBI which traced back to a dodgy sensor earth on the block, cleaned, degreased,...
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 09-16-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By chrislandy
I'm a massive trip fan, I've tried a load of...

I'm a massive trip fan, I've tried a load of boards over the years (and now build my own) but still love taking it out for a quick run every so often... the production run tells all really, it hasn't...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-13-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By chrislandy
FWIW mine is an older engine but I had a load of...

FWIW mine is an older engine but I had a load of sensor errors, it just turned out to be a bad earth to the block
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-13-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,387
Posted By chrislandy
OK, just back from France and 10 days with the...

OK, just back from France and 10 days with the boat :) SUCCESS!!!

Managed 10 hours of running and got it running sweet as.

So... I took over a load of service parts (Fuel Filter, Dizzy cap & arm,...
Forum: Electrical 08-28-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By chrislandy
on mine, the battery sits in a recess under the...

on mine, the battery sits in a recess under the observers seat up front, I'm reasonably happy it will fit in height but it's the length that concerns me as I can't remember how much space there is...
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 08-27-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,083
Posted By chrislandy
Forgot about wash, as a rule of thumb the shorter...

Forgot about wash, as a rule of thumb the shorter rope length, the slower you can go as the wake crisps off at a slower speed closer to the boat. If you want/need to rider slower then shorten off and...
Forum: Electrical 08-26-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By chrislandy
This was the one I was looking...

This was the one I was looking at
http://www.advancedbatterysupplies.co.uk/numaxdualterminal120ampleisurebattery

It seems really hard over here (UK) to find a small high Ah unit
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 08-26-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,083
Posted By chrislandy
I normally ride at 2off so probably 60/65ft but...

I normally ride at 2off so probably 60/65ft but it's fun to play around with the length a little, the shorter the rope, the slower you can go so that's really good for learning new tricks or learning...
Forum: Electrical 08-26-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By chrislandy
PS205 battery

I've been looking at a new battery for the boat and have found one I think will be suitable (120Ah, CCA/SAE 1100 as per the owners manual) but as the boat is in France and I am not, I can't check the...
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 08-19-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By chrislandy
Thanks :) it took 4 days to do that paint job!

Thanks :) it took 4 days to do that paint job!
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-19-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 15,300
Posted By chrislandy
Here are a couple I just dug out, early morning...

Here are a couple I just dug out, early morning in France a few years...
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 08-16-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By chrislandy
Just finished another wakeboard

Well, here it is :) The customer just collected this little...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-15-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,709
Posted By chrislandy
About 1/2hr on the cable, 10mins towing and 3...

About 1/2hr on the cable, 10mins towing and 3 days fixing, total hours circa 3-4 on the meter :( back again in a few weeks so should get at least another 10 on it preferably more :)
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-06-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By chrislandy
before you start pulling everything out, check...

before you start pulling everything out, check there's no blockage on the pitot at the water side, sometimes a little bit of crud can get stuck in the end and keep the pressure up inside the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By chrislandy
I was told by MCUK that the only way to lubricate...

I was told by MCUK that the only way to lubricate the cables without grease nipples was to take it off, hang it and slowly over a number of days drip oil onto the top side of the cable so it migrated...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 113

 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:51 AM.