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Forum: Engine / Drive Train Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 78
Posted By JimN
Look at the old impeller for a part number- if...

Look at the old impeller for a part number- if it's not visible, call SkiDim or MC and get the correct impeller. There's nothing wrong with the shallow one, you just need the correct part and whoever...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By JimN
But the engine is made of cast iron or aluminum...

But the engine is made of cast iron or aluminum and they conduct heat much better than many other materials in the boat, even when coupled to air.

What is the water temperature? If it's much warmer...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-15-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,960
Posted By JimN
Don't bother with 480 resolution- most, if not...

Don't bother with 480 resolution- most, if not all, manufacturers are making high def cameras for the same price as low res from two years ago. Analog cameras still work great and they don't come...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-13-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,960
Posted By JimN
PM me with pricing for resale?

PM me with pricing for resale?
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-13-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,960
Posted By JimN
IP can use an NVR or CaaS, which doesn't need a...

IP can use an NVR or CaaS, which doesn't need a separate storage device.

https://digital-watchdog.com/meetdw/ipsolution.php
Forum: Electrical 10-08-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By JimN
Buy a multi-meter and learn to use it- you'll be...

Buy a multi-meter and learn to use it- you'll be able to find the cause of these problems by measuring voltage at the devices that aren't working properly.
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By JimN
Looks a lot like a crime scene- call the...

Looks a lot like a crime scene- call the Police.

That's a lot of condensation- I would do something about it before it causes problems. Engines collect deposits from oil vapors and when enough water...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-06-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By JimN
TBI is NOT "dreaded"- if it didn't work, it...

TBI is NOT "dreaded"- if it didn't work, it wouldn't have been used in millions of cars and trucks. I had a '90 Silverado and when I sold it with well over 200K miles, the only fuel-related part that...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-06-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By JimN
5 gallons really isn't a lot- it might have...

5 gallons really isn't a lot- it might have caused the level in the tank to rise about 2".
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-05-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,716
Posted By JimN
Look at the engine mounts for signs that it was...

Look at the engine mounts for signs that it was moved- the gold-colored bars may have bands where you'll see the normal color and a definite line where slight corrosion is visible.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-03-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 163
Posted By JimN
Testing is the only way to really find answers....

Testing is the only way to really find answers. Any other method is just guesswork.

Check the fuel pressure and oil pressure switch if it has one.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-01-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By JimN
The old way to test a starter involved touching...

The old way to test a starter involved touching the stud with the battery cable on the solenoid, but don't leave your finger on there for long- you can be burned.

Battery cable ends can look new...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-01-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,690
Posted By JimN
Right now, England tax has a personal allowance...

Right now, England tax has a personal allowance of £11,850 @0%, then the other rates are 20%, 40% and 45% us, they have VAT and other fees. In the '60s and '70s, many of the most popular music stars...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-01-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,690
Posted By JimN
No political system remains in its original or...

No political system remains in its original or intended form because Human Nature enters the picture and someone decides that they "know what this country needs and I'm just the person to change it...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-30-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 946
Posted By JimN
Save half a buck every day, eh? Does your gas...

Save half a buck every day, eh?

Does your gas have Ethanol? You would be better off without that crap than worrying about high OR low octane.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-30-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,690
Posted By JimN
Have you EVER discussed any of this with someone...

Have you EVER discussed any of this with someone from a Socialist country? What about from a Communist country? People from other countries come to the US because they WANT to leave their former...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-30-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,690
Posted By JimN
People can't do that- they would rather think...

People can't do that- they would rather think they're right and the other person is wrong.

One of my customers put a sign in his front yard during the 2012 election with "This Sign Will Totally...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-27-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By JimN
The starter has a part called a 'Bendix'- it's a...

The starter has a part called a 'Bendix'- it's a gear on a helical shaft that moves into the ring gear when cranking and a spring that returns it to its normal position. The solenoid has contacts...
Forum: Electrical 09-26-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 462
Posted By JimN
First, you need to know which wires do what,...

First, you need to know which wires do what, then, you need to know how the switch works, e.g., which tabs are input & which are output. These switches usually have the input going to the middle tab...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By JimN
What air/fuel meter do you recommend?

What air/fuel meter do you recommend?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-24-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 398
Posted By JimN
MC/Indmar were already usingn MEFI5 by then- I...

MC/Indmar were already usingn MEFI5 by then- I don't know why PCM would have used an older version. I have seen the Crusader ECM referred to as a 515 or 555, but some of them look similar to the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By JimN
Not trying to limit your revenue potential but...

Not trying to limit your revenue potential but how about an interface for connecting a regular scanner to the ALDL? Pound as hard as you want, they just. do. not. fit. together. :D

WRT the tuning...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By JimN
Someone with a multimeter can test most sensors...

Someone with a multimeter can test most sensors and find the problem fairly easily. It's more an issue of not knowing the correct parameters and logic of the system that causes people to drag out...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-23-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By JimN
As the two previous posts indicate, there's...

As the two previous posts indicate, there's nothing electrical at the neutral button- open the engine cover and have someone look at the shift lever when you do this, to make sure the lever isn't...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 09-22-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By JimN
If the power increases with another pair of...

If the power increases with another pair of speakers in parallel, it WILL be audible- the added speakers would add 3dB and the additional power will add whatever it can, based on whatever increase...
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