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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-29-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Rallyspitman
351 exhaust manifold thread size

Just winterising my 91 prostar today, and decided to chase the threads in the exhaust headers. They have needed done for years and are now so bad I'm worried that I'll not be able to get the plugs in...
Forum: Towers 06-09-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 761
Posted By Rallyspitman
Will this tower fit my boat?

Here's a testing question....

I have found a 1993 x5 tower on uk eBay for a great price. The only reason I've not bought one before is that the aftermarket models out there just don't have the same...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-20-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By Rallyspitman
Oil types and quantities

Hello All, I'm just about to service my '91 Prostard 190 (351 PCM standard transmission). Boat didn't get used last season so it's been sitting for two years.
Unfortunately I've lost the manual.

Can...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-13-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By Rallyspitman
Block drain thread

Okay, So I'm de-winterising my 1991 PS190 and the block drain plug thread is screwed. Years of corrosion in the thread have damaged the plug. I've figured out (I think) that the fitting is 1/4 NPT...
Forum: General / Other 12-06-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By Rallyspitman
Just had a call from Taylormade windscreen...

Just had a call from Taylormade windscreen systems. If I can get the windscreen part number they say they may be able to help me.... can anyone help with the part numbers for all three screens?
Forum: General / Other 12-06-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By Rallyspitman
HELP!! Windscreen smashed

1991 190 prostar closed bow. The weight of snow in the UK has collapsed the barn roof and smashed the screen. Don't know how much damage there is as I'm in a different part of the country but I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By Rallyspitman
Flag slalom !

My local UK MC dealer has 'invented' this - anyone seen anything similar in the past?

http://www.flagslalom.com/
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By Rallyspitman
gelcoat repair and colour

I have a 1991 PS190 and last weekend I damaged the topside on the dock (on the bottom of the steps).
Does anyone know the color match office from mastercraft?
It is the light grey hull and top sides...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Rallyspitman
Pro shops in Chicago or Peoria area

Travelling to Chicago and Peoria in a couple of weeks time. Anyone know any good pro-shops within 30 miles of downtown Chicago or Peoria area? ...I need a new slalom handle and wakeboard bindings.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-31-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Rallyspitman
hi there - this is probably not what you want to...

hi there - this is probably not what you want to hear, but I had a really annoying mifire at the start of this summer the first time out. I only get to use the boat every months or so so when I turn...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2008, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Rallyspitman
Nope the boat doesn't have anything specific...

Nope the boat doesn't have anything specific about fuel anywhere on it.

When I say unleaded hasn;t been used in the UK for ~15 years, what I mean was it was still available, but only to serve cars...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,874
Posted By Rallyspitman
You could have a bad spark plug or a plug wire. I...

You could have a bad spark plug or a plug wire. I had it recently on my PS190. Runs fine at idle, revs fine and is only a little rough on the pickup. I traced it to a cracked spark plug. Replace the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Rallyspitman
Unleaded fuel - 190PS 190

I just bought an engine/tranny manual from Ski-Dim for my 1991 PS 190 351. It states in there that I should be using leaded fuel and can use low lead for short periods but must not use unleaded fuel....
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By Rallyspitman
1990 Prostar 190 dimension

My boat is 300 miles away in storage, and I want a tower this year. Looking at a Jobe Assault (in the UK) and sales pitch states the boat must be at least 76" wide at the attachment points. Anyone...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,789
Posted By Rallyspitman
I tie mine over the transom with a 2" strap- no...

I tie mine over the transom with a 2" strap- no problems yet. Don't care what anyone says but I have lost a boat off the trailer pulling away from an off camber junction. Boat just ended up on the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-06-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 928
Posted By Rallyspitman
I had this last year on he same boat. Belt slips...

I had this last year on he same boat. Belt slips - squeaks - deposits rubber on the alternator pulley. Tighten belt. Belt still squeaks due to rubber on pulley, slips again then starts to burn up and...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-06-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By Rallyspitman
To add to this - Ski dim said the same thing - no...

To add to this - Ski dim said the same thing - no matter if original or retrofit Electronic ignition - Standard Prestolite screw on will fit,
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-06-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By Rallyspitman
Thanks all for the help - I've bought the...

Thanks all for the help - I've bought the standard Prestolite from Skidim - they were very helpful. I spent $250 on kit which I think would be at least $600 over here, if I could get it all, and...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-03-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By Rallyspitman
thanks for the help - I had come to the same...

thanks for the help - I had come to the same conclusion.

My UK dealer charges $60 for the cap and $40 for the rotor. To make sure I get it right I think I'll order both from Skidim! and still save a...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-03-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By Rallyspitman
Thanls for the info but I live in the UK. USA...

Thanls for the info but I live in the UK. USA mastercraft dealer is at least 1/2 price to a UK dealer. Partly due to the exchange rate, partly due to there being only 3-4 dealers over in the UK.

I...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-03-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By Rallyspitman
Distributor type - PS190 351

I need to order a tune-up service kit for my 1991 PS 190 with for 351 engine (Blue rocker covers and 'mastercraft power' printed on cover. Unfortuately the boat is 250 miles away. Anyone know what...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 01-30-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By Rallyspitman
Thanks for the inputguys, I've just ordered a...

Thanks for the inputguys, I've just ordered a Psycho II 3/2 for $150 ($280 ish). Got a lot of feedback from surfers who were wearing it all through the UK winter, and that's for surfing. I figure...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 01-29-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,160
Posted By Rallyspitman
I had a Spectrum ZX 81 - If you wanted to play a...

I had a Spectrum ZX 81 - If you wanted to play a game on it you had to type the code in first, line by line!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 01-29-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By Rallyspitman
I don't think the weather justifies a dry-suit,...

I don't think the weather justifies a dry-suit, as I ski quite happily in shorts mid summer at the moment, just looking for something so I can extend the season a couple of months either side of the...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 01-29-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By Rallyspitman
I don't think the weather justifies a dry-suit,...

I don't think the weather justifies a dry-suit, as I ski quite happily in shorts mid summer at the moment, just looking for something so I can extend the season a couple of months either side of the...
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