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Forum: Trailers 10-20-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,501
Posted By Surfer
Heh! It was just the pin indeed! Just an old ?5"...

Heh! It was just the pin indeed! Just an old ?5" nail cut shorter, which was broken in three pieces. The gears are ok, so just new shortened nail in, covered all with proper grease, and it works like...
Forum: Trailers 10-01-2016, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,501
Posted By Surfer
Greasy work indeed. The press pin in its place...

Greasy work indeed. The press pin in its place makes the gears rotate?
Forum: Trailers 09-30-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,501
Posted By Surfer
Original trailer jack just broke.

Hi,

my original MC trailer (made in UK) year model 1995 jack just broke, the lever handle rotates, but does not lift up or lower the trailer.
I opened the metal cover and see the gears not...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-19-2016, 03:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,044
Posted By Surfer
Smile Mr43.

Hi,

I have been wondering the same now.

I replaced my MC ProStar 190, 1995, base engine two years ago (First Mate Marine rebuild). Last autumn I noticed the most rear, right side spark plug tip...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 04-24-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,080
Posted By Surfer
Front seat repairment / new one?

Hi,

front passenger seats are broken on stitching, i.e. the seat is wet once you sit with wet wetsuit.

How to fix this, or where to buy new seats?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-02-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By Surfer
Smile Right engine temperature?

Hi,

what would be the right engine temperature for Mastercraft Pro Star 190 1995 engine (275 hp, EFI)?

The engine is raw water cooled, just replaced with rebuilt base engine.
I mainly ski in lakes,...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-14-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,242
Posted By Surfer
Hi, anyone knows which one is the exact...

Hi,

anyone knows which one is the exact replacement base engine for my boat? Listing below.
My MC is 1995 TBI, with 275 hp. Did Indmar use cam upgrade engine option, or TBI gives extra 15 hp on the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-01-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,242
Posted By Surfer
Hi, Roger from Michigan Motorz told me not to...

Hi,

Roger from Michigan Motorz told me not to take an engine with a roller cam.

"TBI 5.7L engines and the ECMs are very finicky and do not like any changes or modifications. We know from...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-31-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,242
Posted By Surfer
Ecm

Hi,

any idea what exactly is the ECM on this original engine?
Maybe some codes on the ECM will tell.

I have replaced that many years ago, as the original broke itself, had to order a new one from...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-31-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,242
Posted By Surfer
Hi, any estimate, how much base engine with...

Hi,

any estimate, how much base engine with roller parts and new intake manifold would increase fuel consumption? Likely to be not less consumption.
I mean more hp, vents longer time open, but less...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-30-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,242
Posted By Surfer
Temp.

Hi,

my barefooting driving is rarely 38 mph (US nautical miles), more likely in 35 -36 mph range at the highest.
By the way the old engine (ca. 2100 h) still this summer took close to 38 mph, before...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-29-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,242
Posted By Surfer
Hi, so driving for barefoot, there is a slight...

Hi,

so driving for barefoot, there is a slight change of experience problems with roller cam and original EFI computer? Ok, nothing should be out of normal range, except the cam (the not original...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-29-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,242
Posted By Surfer
Hi, JimN, thanks a lot! Yes, the engine is...

Hi,

JimN, thanks a lot!
Yes, the engine is non-Vortec.

Ok, I might ask for price of roller rocker arms for the base engine, if it is an option and maybe for newer TBI manifold. But MC did this type...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-29-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,242
Posted By Surfer
Hi, thanks for the answers! So my original...

Hi,

thanks for the answers!

So my original engine has got a cam, which is stardard in GM marine engine?
-> Indmar EFI computer is programmed for this.
Correct?

Rossterman, you meant in comparison...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-25-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,242
Posted By Surfer
Replacing engine, what will fif?

Hi,

my 1995 MC ProStar 190 has got 2100 hours. This summer problems, first it seemed only head gasket problem, but now opening the engine, seems that I should replace bearings, some machinery work,...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-07-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,798
Posted By Surfer
Hi, any idea what material the float is. Or if...

Hi,

any idea what material the float is.
Or if possible to get the float with magnets from somewhere?
Forum: General / Other 05-27-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,943
Posted By Surfer
Prop.

Yes, my speedo is in km/h, as in Europe!
But, BrianM, are you saying that prop change would not increase the top speed?
Ok, I understand, that with this configuration no.

But the question remains....
Forum: General / Other 05-27-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,943
Posted By Surfer
Speed.

Sorry, my mistake, I mixed knots, land miles, and nautical miles. :)

The boat goes now 43,5 mph (37,8 knots, 70 km/h).
RPM I do not remember, in two weeks I will check that!
If I remember right it...
Forum: General / Other 05-25-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,943
Posted By Surfer
Prop for more top speed? PS 190 1995.

Hi,

I have a ProStar 190 1995, 275 hp engine, with 1:1 transmission, 4-blade prop 13 x 13.
Top speed being now 38 mph (or knots), i.e. 70 km/h.

Any suggestion for a prop to change to gain more top...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By Surfer
Perfect Pass / Accuski.

Hi,

which one is better?
PP or Accuski?

Is it possible to get second hand ones anywhere?
Or not it is worth it?
Does it work properly in a old boat?
Forum: Upholstery 01-02-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,927
Posted By Surfer
Boat cover?

Hi,

I own PS 190 1995.
Original cover did tear in three parts, so I do need a new cover.
What would you recommend?

Search at Bart's did not give anything reasonable, but Overton's did:...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-16-2007, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By Surfer
Hi, so your shower is not Heatercraft...

Hi,

so your shower is not Heatercraft one?
Anyway, nice shower you have done / installed!

Doesn't the shower get enough pressure of the engine water circulation, why do you need pump?
How about...
Forum: Electrical 05-16-2007, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By Surfer
Hi, thanks! I just got info from Indmar, copy...

Hi,

thanks!

I just got info from Indmar, copy from service manual, which says that you put a wire from pin A to pin B on the engine data link connector: 900 - 1100 rmp's.

But, where from you look...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-15-2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By Surfer
Shower to a raw water cooled engine.

Hi,

any idea, is it possible to build a warm water shower for a raw water cooled engine?

For a fresh water cooled engine there seems to be shower set availeble in eg. in Bart's.

I guess you could...
Forum: Electrical 05-15-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By Surfer
Ignition advance values, PS190, 1995, EFI, TBI.

Hi,

the distributor was changed, and the timing now needs to be adjusted.
What would the values be and where from to look at it with the timing lamp?
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