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Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 08-19-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
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: 208
Views: 12,652
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: 249
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: 43
Views: 1,179
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: 262
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: 295
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...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-29-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By chrislandy
350 TBI Starter motor & Alternator P/N's

Right, I need to replace the Starter and alternator on my '96 205 with 350 TBI, I've checked out Skidim and RockAuto but can't work out which one's I need. The boat is in France and I'm in the UK so...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-23-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By chrislandy
Yes, I cleaned out the gauze screen in the pump...

Yes, I cleaned out the gauze screen in the pump (which was pretty much packed solid with debris), I disconnected the fuel line from the tank and pump and blew through with compressed air with no...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-23-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By chrislandy
These are the two videos I took so you can hear...

These are the two videos I took so you can hear the noises it's making

http://vimeo.com/101447088

http://vimeo.com/101447087

hearing it back, does that sound like timing?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-22-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By chrislandy
15 months on I finally got back out to the...

15 months on I finally got back out to the boat!!!

We cleaned up every ground terminal on the block and battery, scotchbrited,de-greased and put back together.

Wired up the check engine light...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 07-16-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By chrislandy
My two targets this year are: 1) get back into...

My two targets this year are:
1) get back into riding (and ski fit again) as I had 2 micro-discectomy's on my spine 4 yrs ago and haven't really ridden since - been twice this year so that is double...
Forum: What is this boat worth? 07-16-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By chrislandy
Nice boat, and if you there is any other way......

Nice boat, and if you there is any other way... Don't sell it!! - my 2 loved it when they were less than a year old, they used to just go to sleep - even my littlest (now 2 1/2 years old) wants to go...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 07-11-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,536
Posted By chrislandy
I think your builder is taking the pee a little...

I think your builder is taking the pee a little (or quite a lot!) at least with the upper story section

Basements are ALWAYS expensive, there's tanking, unknown ground conditions, reinforcement if...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-10-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By chrislandy
If the engine seems to be outputting the correct...

If the engine seems to be outputting the correct power then it's got to be either the transmission or prop. Have you checked the transmission oil? it may be time for an oil and filter change?
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 860
Posted By chrislandy
I always use a pump through the drain hose then...

I always use a pump through the drain hose then once 99% is out put the end in an oil tray in the bilge with sh*t loads of towels etc to catch anything that spills out, normally only get a few drips...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-07-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By chrislandy
What have you changed since it "never used to...

What have you changed since it "never used to have any troubles" to now? have you changed the weight distribution in the boat?

edit: are you running at 4k rpm and not moving or is it just not...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 860
Posted By chrislandy
Do these engines not have a drain hose attached...

Do these engines not have a drain hose attached to the sump plug?

I've only had black oil shortly after a change when I haven't sucked it all out.

I'd change the oil and filter asap making sure the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By chrislandy
Cool, this was me and my mate riding a few years...

Cool, this was me and my mate riding a few years go

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3163/2589976168_a42e438b52_z.jpg

My mate broke his back in a bike...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By chrislandy
Nice video, is that a sit-ski at 1:12 ? Good to...

Nice video, is that a sit-ski at 1:12 ? Good to see some disabled skiing on a video if it is :)
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 06-26-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By chrislandy
One more question about bindings, are the arches...

One more question about bindings, are the arches well supported on them now or can you get an insole type thing? After I tore the ligaments in arch of my left foot (in the dim and very distant past...
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 06-26-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By chrislandy
Thanks, they were also on the list originally but...

Thanks, they were also on the list originally but a few people I know are looking to switch from Ronix to the systems purely for the walk of shame back from the far side of the park
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 06-24-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By chrislandy
Thanks, as I'm just getting back into it after a...

Thanks, as I'm just getting back into it after a few years break I'll probably go mid-range stiffness with the AJ's or process, it looks like you can leave the top strap off on the process to soften...
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 06-20-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By chrislandy
Which Hyperlite System boots?

I've been toying with the idea of the System bindings but there too many boots to choose from! They are all around the same price but these will be my first closed toe "fitted" boots (my previous...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,458
Posted By chrislandy
The 96 onward 205 was the dogs danglies when it...

The 96 onward 205 was the dogs danglies when it came out and still a sought after boat, not tried the 205V so can't comment but the 205 DD with tower and no ballast will give a nice beginner wake for...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 595
Posted By chrislandy
Congrats on the purchase :) Same as mine apart...

Congrats on the purchase :) Same as mine apart from the colour.... you won't be disappointed it's a cracking boat and plenty big enough ;)
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