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Forum: For Sale: Parts & Accessories 04-24-2016, 05:51 PM
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Posted By funonthewater
This item was sold today.

This item was sold today.
Forum: For Sale: Parts & Accessories 04-23-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By funonthewater
1985 1.52:1 Powerslot Trans for sale

I purchased an engine and transmission combo and only used the engine. It came of a 1985 Stars and Stripes. The engine is strong and works great, so I have no reason to believe the transmission...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-28-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By funonthewater
I will check the #1 cylinder again and the rotor...

I will check the #1 cylinder again and the rotor position. Probably will pull of the valve cover to get a look at the valves to make sure there is no question as to being at TDC.

With regards to...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-27-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By funonthewater
85 PCM 351 won't start gas building in cylinder

Recently I have rebuilt the carb, new plugs, wires, dist cap, rotor, capacitor and points. I must have done something wrong or there is another issue because it still won't start. I have made sure...
Forum: Electrical 07-12-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By funonthewater
replaced the 40 AMP manual breaker and I now have...

replaced the 40 AMP manual breaker and I now have power. I will purchase a new resistor in the future from DIM just because it looks aged. Thanks for your help.
Forum: Electrical 07-12-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By funonthewater
Yes, I have a 40 AMP manual breaker, but it...

Yes, I have a 40 AMP manual breaker, but it shouldn't have gotten wet. I used a volt meter and started at the battery and started moving toward the ignition. I have good power through the solenoid...
Forum: Electrical 07-12-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By funonthewater
1989 Prostar no power to anything

I have a 1989 Prostar 190 with a 1985 PCM 351. I have been having some issues with a restoration that I am continuing to work on. The day started terrible with me forgetting to put the plug in,...
Forum: Electrical 03-14-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,171
Posted By funonthewater
The yellow is the exciter (EXC post), which...

The yellow is the exciter (EXC post), which changes to turquoise after the connector, the green off the E post goes to ground and the post with the boot is the orange wire that goes to nothing inside...
Forum: Electrical 03-14-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,171
Posted By funonthewater
I thought the deep cell was the way to go for...

I thought the deep cell was the way to go for Marine. Maybe not?

Also, I went back into the garage and started digging again comparing the wiring to a diagram that I have notice that the orange...
Forum: Electrical 03-14-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,171
Posted By funonthewater
I pulled the alternator and took a photo of the...

I pulled the alternator and took a photo of the back.
Forum: Electrical 03-14-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,171
Posted By funonthewater
89 Prostar 190 charging issue

I have an 89 Prostar 190 with a 351 PCM from an 85 that I dropped in. The boat is a project and the motor was a good deal and runs well, so overall I am happy with it. The issue that I am having is...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-16-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,569
Posted By funonthewater
Thank you for all of your help. I ended up...

Thank you for all of your help. I ended up taking the strut down, rounding two of the corners of the baseplate that mounts to the hull as well as removing some additional material in the same area...
Forum: Electrical 06-16-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,726
Posted By funonthewater
Thank you everyone, I am getting much closert to...

Thank you everyone, I am getting much closert to actually having fun on the water with this boat. Since I bought the boat without a battery and replaced the Indmar with the PCM I am struggling with...
Forum: Electrical 06-15-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,705
Posted By funonthewater
Thank you this is very helpful. Attached are...

Thank you this is very helpful. Attached are some photos of how I have everything set up. The one question remaining is the extra black wire that I remove. The one black wire coming from the...
Forum: Electrical 06-13-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,705
Posted By funonthewater
Can you help me with where the green wire goes...

Can you help me with where the green wire goes to. I also have another wire coming off the black wire that I believe is an extra ground that someone added prior to me taking the boat. I'm planning...
Forum: Upholstery 05-12-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,927
Posted By funonthewater
Joey, I have the same boat and in the same...

Joey, I have the same boat and in the same position wanting to replace my carpet. If I find something that works, I'll let you know. Anyone else that can help it would be greatly appreciated.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-02-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,569
Posted By funonthewater
Below are some pictures of what I am looking at. ...

Below are some pictures of what I am looking at. The engine is out of adjustment without modifying the mounts.


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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-18-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,569
Posted By funonthewater
The shaft log, rubber coupling and shaft running...

The shaft log, rubber coupling and shaft running to the transmission are not supported. Also, I am out of adjustment from left to right, up and down I am fine at this point. I can take some...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-17-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,569
Posted By funonthewater
Couplers do not line up between transmission and drive shaft

I recently placed a used '85 PCM motor and placed my standard 1:1 transmission from the original 1989 Indmar into my 1989 Prostar 190. The motor mounts from the '89 Indmar were pretty crusty and one...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-16-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,219
Posted By funonthewater
So, I have the '85 PCM motor in and kept the...

So, I have the '85 PCM motor in and kept the standard 1:1 tranny in place. The motor mounts from the '89 Indmar were pretty crusty and one was bad, so I used the motor and tranny mounts from the...
Forum: Electrical 04-04-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,726
Posted By funonthewater
PCM for Indmar swap - wiring issues

I recently put a 1985 PCM 351 in my 1989 Prostar that had a junk INDMAR 351. Got the engine for a pretty good deal, but now I am realizing there are some issues with wiring it up. Not the plug and...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-29-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,219
Posted By funonthewater
Thanks for the advice. What should the...

Thanks for the advice. What should the compression be for the PCM?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-28-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,219
Posted By funonthewater
Any guess on what I may be looking at to buy the...

Any guess on what I may be looking at to buy the parts. Also, the motor for sale is a PCM and the boat currently has an INDMAR. Are the PCM engines strong as well.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-28-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,219
Posted By funonthewater
I have just stumbled on what seems like a great...

I have just stumbled on what seems like a great deal and wanted some advice. I came accross a 1985 351 complete engine, transmission and all the extras. It includes the manifolds, atlernator, air...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-23-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,219
Posted By funonthewater
Is it common for the transmission to be in bad...

Is it common for the transmission to be in bad shape if the motor is in the condition that I am looking at (terrible)?
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