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Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,099
Posted By tommyadrian5
I live in Georgetown (DC) a couple blocks from...

I live in Georgetown (DC) a couple blocks from where this happened. Watching people out on boats in the potomac is entertaining. Its 100% amateur hour all the time.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-08-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By tommyadrian5
1999 Sportstar OB shaft diameter.

Having my exhaust manifolds replaced soon and going to have my mechanic throw a dripless shaft seal on it while he has it.

Does anybody know what diameter shaft my boat has? Unfortunately it is at...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By tommyadrian5
I towed my boat for 3 years with a Volvo S60...

I towed my boat for 3 years with a Volvo S60 Sedan. Just to the ramp and back, but both the car and boat were fine.

Now I have a 2002 Chevy Tahoe. My trailer brakes basically fell apart a few years...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,063
Posted By tommyadrian5
Do you have a strainer somewhere in your raw...

Do you have a strainer somewhere in your raw water circuit? Is the tranny cooler clogged? I'd try pulling the plugs on the engine block and seeing what comes out.
Forum: General / Other 11-27-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By tommyadrian5
Let me know what you find! I need the exact same...

Let me know what you find! I need the exact same thing on my 1999 Sportstar as well!
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By tommyadrian5
In a moment of stupidity about 7 years ago I...

In a moment of stupidity about 7 years ago I kicked my module which is mounted towards the front of the bulkhead under the drivers dash and broke off the piece that the hoses mount to. After cruising...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By tommyadrian5
Besides it takes about 24-36 hours of sustained...

Besides it takes about 24-36 hours of sustained below 27 degree temperatures to actually do any damage to an engine.

If you were so worried you could have just gone and started it and let it warm...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 09-26-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11,205
Views: 1,371,186
Posted By tommyadrian5
Being from annapolis, I can pretty accurately say...

Being from annapolis, I can pretty accurately say this is a scam because

a) we don't have any lakes nearby (w/in 3 hours)
b) there isn't any freshwater nearby
Forum: Underwater Running Gear 09-03-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,384
Posted By tommyadrian5
I'm pretty sure he is seeing the water draining...

I'm pretty sure he is seeing the water draining out of the stuffing box from outside the boat when he pulls it out of the water. Totally normal, there is water around the shaft right up to your...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,345
Posted By tommyadrian5
I'd say it is gonna hit the resale now, any...

I'd say it is gonna hit the resale now, any moderately educated consumer is gonna know that these systems are toxic...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,345
Posted By tommyadrian5
Unlikely, The only true winner in this whole...

Unlikely,

The only true winner in this whole thing will be the person who designs and sells analog conversion kits for all the poor suckers who have this bogus system once their boat goes out of...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 08-28-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11,205
Views: 1,371,186
Posted By tommyadrian5
Why is it funky, its dead center...

Why is it funky, its dead center...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,915
Posted By tommyadrian5
3 screens to break!!!

3 screens to break!!!
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By tommyadrian5
Get 3# pvc pipe, cut it to a decent length to act...

Get 3# pvc pipe, cut it to a decent length to act as a support, then throw it over your ski pole.
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,547
Posted By tommyadrian5
I agree, the best way to guarantee it would get...

I agree, the best way to guarantee it would get totaled would be to have let it sink. You saved alot of wiring/electronics by towing it to land, which will probably be the difference between total...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,698
Posted By tommyadrian5
I agree 100%. Buying a sub 30 foot boat with a...

I agree 100%. Buying a sub 30 foot boat with a built in computer screen is just asking for trouble. These things are going to absolutely crush the value of these boats in the future...its only an...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,074
Posted By tommyadrian5
Indmar marinization. I have the same engine. Feel...

Indmar marinization. I have the same engine. Feel free to ask me any questions about it. Its VERY easy to work on...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,074
Posted By tommyadrian5
I have that same boat, except mine says sportstar...

I have that same boat, except mine says sportstar on it.

I also paid $17,000 for mine...10 years ago!
Forum: For Sale: Boats 08-01-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11,205
Views: 1,371,186
Posted By tommyadrian5
My exact boat except mine's red instead of green...

My exact boat except mine's red instead of green and I have a factory tower (ZFF). When I was testing the waters to possibly sell mine I was asking 13k w/480 hours and I got about 50 people...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,490
Posted By tommyadrian5
Slingshot started out as a kitesurfing company,...

Slingshot started out as a kitesurfing company, then added wakeboards etc after a few years.
Forum: For Sale: Boats 07-20-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11,205
Views: 1,371,186
Posted By tommyadrian5
Are these relatively generic? Will i need to...

Are these relatively generic? Will i need to drill holes to line them up to my seat? 1999 sportstar.
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By tommyadrian5
Zero Flex Flyer. 2

Zero Flex Flyer. 2
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By tommyadrian5
I've used my boat in the same brackish water for...

I've used my boat in the same brackish water for 12 years (1999 sportstar). All original. Galvanized trailer from the start. Flush after every use, zero problems.
Forum: General / Other 07-03-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,692
Posted By tommyadrian5
I used a 90 degree elbow above the intake and...

I used a 90 degree elbow above the intake and have never had any issues.
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,588
Posted By tommyadrian5
I've honestly been very skeptical of all this...

I've honestly been very skeptical of all this technology going into these boats lately. My 1999 sportstar is as pure a boat as they get...hull, engine, prop, rudder, steering wheel, guages.

I think...
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