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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-17-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By slushpup
Yup belt is loose as sin. Unless you have cash to...

Yup belt is loose as sin. Unless you have cash to burn I would tighten or replace it. not the alternator.IMHO I would spend the money on a carb rebuild....its filthy.the capped port is probly a...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-08-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By slushpup
Don't know why you would look for a lighter...

Don't know why you would look for a lighter spring, Was it good last year and now its not? if your passenger can manully open it at WOT then just get a new diaphragm. and clean the vacuum port. is...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-07-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By slushpup
Correct, Revving the engine at the dock will not...

Correct, Revving the engine at the dock will not open the secondary circuit. What makes you think they are not opening? doghouse off and a visual confirmation? paperclip test? or does it just not...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-27-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By slushpup
Do you know where the crack is? I got lucky once...

Do you know where the crack is? I got lucky once with a cracked block in a chrysler marine eng. drilled the ends of the crack, JB WELDED it and got the season out of it....
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-16-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By slushpup
AMEN....:D

AMEN....:D
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-15-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 975
Posted By slushpup
Dumb question but, a 351 will run arond 140 with...

Dumb question but, a 351 will run arond 140 with no T-stat,Are you sure it's in there? I Forgot one season To replace mine, Boat ran cool and annoyed me till found it in the glove box.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-15-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By slushpup
I have the same boat as you,Before the...

I have the same boat as you,Before the Mastercraft I ran a 1970 Century Resorter,POINTS SUCK with a Capital UCK. Match book and a emeroy board at all times in the glovebox.till I went electronic.
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,879
Posted By slushpup
Go home and watch the Video....I will be back...

Go home and watch the Video....I will be back later as I need to go price one right now.....
Forum: For Sale: Parts & Accessories 07-23-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,397
Posted By slushpup
HA HA goes to show some folks read the first and...

HA HA goes to show some folks read the first and last post only.....
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,879
Posted By slushpup
As a Tri-Star/Jet ski/Fishing boat owner,My first...

As a Tri-Star/Jet ski/Fishing boat owner,My first thought when I saw this link was COOL MC is gonna make a fish and Ski...Guess not,Hey each his own.Nice lookin boat.
Forum: Electrical 07-16-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By slushpup
Are you veiwing the spark disappear somehow? what...

Are you veiwing the spark disappear somehow? what happens when you crank it after it dies? most electronic ignitions I have seen just die, Not really intemittent.
Forum: Electrical 07-16-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,137
Posted By slushpup
The kit i got from the dealer 4 years ago ran...

The kit i got from the dealer 4 years ago ran close to 300 bucks, And the one thing i remember was do not use a high performance coil and get rid of the ballast resistor. BEST UPGRADE EVER !!! After...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-16-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By slushpup
Open the doghouse on your next restart and watch...

Open the doghouse on your next restart and watch your belt, If its super floppy and chirping give the motor a little gas and watch you alternator, If you alternator bearing is bad you will actually...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-16-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By slushpup
Fuel pick up sock ??

89 Tri Star 351 windsor, I pulled the fuel tank pick up out knowing it had to be plugged up, Sure enough the check valve was full of crap as was the elbow it threaded into. I have two questions,
1)...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-13-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By slushpup
Great product,I bought one a few years ago...

Great product,I bought one a few years ago because the local dealer wanted to gouge me 18 bucks for the paper raycor one. The whole assy with spin on filter was 35 bucks, and You can pick up a new...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-10-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By slushpup
Holy cow!! 10 degrees is where you should be....

Holy cow!! 10 degrees is where you should be. Check your advance springs in the distributor while you are at it.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-15-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By slushpup
4160 is a easy rebuild, Make sure your metering...

4160 is a easy rebuild, Make sure your metering block is spotless, Follow the directions and you will be all set,Biggest problem with these carbs is during the re-build harry the backyard mechanic...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,200
Posted By slushpup
Ditto with my Golden,he loves the boat and the...

Ditto with my Golden,he loves the boat and the lake, But we leave him on the beach if a family member is skiing.
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,180
Posted By slushpup
Chevys gonna be pissed that Ford stole it's...

Chevys gonna be pissed that Ford stole it's Vortec monniker.....
Forum: MasterCraft In Your Area 06-11-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,887
Posted By slushpup
NH law states course must be removed when not in...

NH law states course must be removed when not in use?? I did not know that. There is a permenent course not 15 minutes north of Northwood lake. I wonder if they know that ? It has benn installed...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-11-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By slushpup
Thats the only problem I have found with EI, No...

Thats the only problem I have found with EI, No points to scrape,No reason to pull the distributor and rotor twice a season....
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-11-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By slushpup
Those spin on filters are way better than the old...

Those spin on filters are way better than the old Raycor paper ones.That and the EI upgrade are almost required on the older boats.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-11-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,157
Posted By slushpup
I agree, although my MC had service records...

I agree, although my MC had service records showing synthetic since the day it was built.The added cost is really no big deal since I do my own wrenching,Less than 10 bucks more a gallon at the auto...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-07-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By slushpup
Have you dumped all the old fuel out? Ethanol is...

Have you dumped all the old fuel out? Ethanol is the worst thing in the planet for boats and sleds, dump as much fuel as you can, If you have a spin on filter and its new this season,unscrew it dump...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-17-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By slushpup
Float adjustments are pre set at the factory,Air...

Float adjustments are pre set at the factory,Air mixture screws and Idle screw are all you need to adjust.Both easy and simple.in gear tied to the dock woks fine, If not adjust for 800 rpm you should...
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