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Forum: Electrical 08-12-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By TCrate
Starter

Well I probably know the answer to this question but I know alternators should be marine applicable. Are starters in the same boat. I can find an automotive starter but a starter with a marine...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,952
Posted By TCrate
check the plug wires.

Check the plug wires to make sure you did not miss a connection. Also make sure you did not damage one when you swapped them out. You can determine which cylinder is not firing by starting the boat...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By TCrate
Exhaust Manifold

Does anyone know what motor this manifold goes with. I have a 92 Ford which is what I thought it was for but the center ports on mine are split. I am thinking this is for a mid 90's GM engine. Does...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-16-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By TCrate
Thanks. So it is feasible that the pickup is...

Thanks. So it is feasible that the pickup is clogged and causing a fuel flow issue.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-15-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By TCrate
Pickup in fuel Tank

Anyone know what is on the end of the pickup in the fuel tank on a 1992 Prostar? I recall there is a black end to it. Is this a filter or is the tube just open to the tank. I seem to have an issue...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-31-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,322
Posted By TCrate
I had one made by INLINETUBE.COM. They are...

I had one made by INLINETUBE.COM. They are located in Michigan. I bent a hanger in the shape I wanted, told them the ends I needed and had it within about a week. FYI.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-31-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,194
Posted By TCrate
JBB if you have a lot of gas in that oil that is...

JBB if you have a lot of gas in that oil that is a sign of a bad/leaking fuel pump. That is dangerous and could be your problem as well. Is there a tube running from the pump to the carb and is...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-31-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,439
Posted By TCrate
Secondaries

Sorry but the secondaries in the carburetor are opened internally through a small passageway in the carburetor. It could be clogged. Seeing as you have not owned the boat long, it would be hard to...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-31-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,439
Posted By TCrate
Secondaries

Sorry but the secondaries in the carburetor are opened internally through a small passageway in the carburetor. It could be clogged. Seeing as you have not owned the boat long, it would be hard to...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 06-05-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 184,374
Posted By TCrate
Lab/Daschund Mix

Check it out. 4 yr old lab on left is 90 lbs. 8 month old lab/Daschund mix on right is 30 lbs. That little lab/Daschund gives that 90 pounder all she can handle. I still don't know how a lab and a...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-04-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By TCrate
Running Rich

If the boat was running fine at the altitude you are at prior to tearing apart the carb. ,I think you may have a leak or something flowing in your rebuild where it should not be. The idle mixture...
Forum: Electrical 04-17-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,168
Posted By TCrate
Current Draw

What kind of a current draw do these heaters have? I would guess they suck a lot of power off the alternator? Any ideas.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-07-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,884
Posted By TCrate
Sam, Sensor by thermostat is Temperature sending...

Sam,
Sensor by thermostat is Temperature sending unit. Tells the gauge what the temp is.
If the engine was running when you last pulled it out of the water the coil should be fine. I think auto...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By TCrate
You can order a specially bent stainless tube...

You can order a specially bent stainless tube from Inline tube. They made a line for me when I changed carburetors. Worked out pretty well. I bent a hanger sent it to them and they made a tube to...
Forum: Appearance 11-02-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By TCrate
It is on a lift with a cover but the late...

It is on a lift with a cover but the late afternoon sun does get to the boat but I have a cover draping down over the platform that covers it. I wondered if the Meguiars color restorer has damaged...
Forum: Appearance 11-02-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By TCrate
Fiberglass Fade

I see there is at least one other 92 prostar owner online. I have a 92 that is red and white. The back of the boat in the red area above the platform fades very quickly now. I cover it in the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-09-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,585
Posted By TCrate
It sure is a tough decision but my brother has a...

It sure is a tough decision but my brother has a dog they thought had cancer and was hacking and coughing for a long time, went blind and was Losing hair and just appeared hopeless. He did not have...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-19-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By TCrate
I helped my neighbor with an '88 powerslot get...

I helped my neighbor with an '88 powerslot get his out and they were a bear. He ended up removing the strut which I really do not want to do. Did the slide hammer work fairly easily or did it really...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-19-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By TCrate
Sounds Good. I will give them a call.

Sounds Good. I will give them a call.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-19-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By TCrate
Strut Bearing Replacement

1992 Prostar 1000 hours. I think it is time to replace the strut bearings. Who has done it and do you have any tips on the best way of getting them out?
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 510
Posted By TCrate
flitepipe or skylon

I have a '92 Prostar and am looking for a skylon. What is the best unit to buy. Seems to be a few different options but either over the pylon like a skylon or a clampon like a flitepipe. The...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-01-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,821
Posted By TCrate
Back at you

How about this. One guy leaves for two weeks, they pull all his files out of one drawer and lines it with plastic, adds rocks, a filter, plant and a gold fish. When he comes back he has a fish in...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,163
Posted By TCrate
Go to NADA and search for this boat under...

Go to NADA and search for this boat under Mastercraft, they will give the rating. It should be 2450 lbs.
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2008, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,434
Posted By TCrate
Fuel Consumption

Is anyone checking their fuel consumption. i am starting to keep a log this summer. I have a 1992 prostar with a 351W. What engine are you using and what is your consumption?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-12-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By TCrate
The accelerator pump may need adjusted to help it...

The accelerator pump may need adjusted to help it tip in quicker. There is a cam that the lever rides on that can be changed or the lever can be adjusted by bending it.
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