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Forum: Storage / Winterization 09-28-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,900
Posted By dietdewboy
I use 50/50 Mixture of Dexcool antifreeze (the...

I use 50/50 Mixture of Dexcool antifreeze (the orange stuff) and water in my LT-1. I read some where long ago that aluminum heads work best with the dexcool. Drain the block and exhaust manifolds,...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 09-18-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,093
Posted By dietdewboy
I use the big bucket of Damp Rid as a final step,...

I use the big bucket of Damp Rid as a final step, really makes a difference is the spring when I remove the cover. Stored mine outside once, never again! You should at least look at having it shrink...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-11-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,528
Posted By dietdewboy
whats an IAC?

whats an IAC?
Forum: Storage / Winterization 09-10-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,576
Posted By dietdewboy
37 degrees here in Beautiful Spread Eagle WI the...

37 degrees here in Beautiful Spread Eagle WI the other morning and I couldn't be happier! The tourists and Weekend Wally's have all gone away and we have our lakes back! We'll ski hard now till the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-22-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,209
Posted By dietdewboy
Thats the opposite of how mine came from the...

Thats the opposite of how mine came from the factory
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-17-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By dietdewboy
Had the same issue with my 96 LT1 2 summers ago,...

Had the same issue with my 96 LT1 2 summers ago, I replaced both stat's and it cured the problem. Now my 160 degree stat has failed again in the (open position) temps are about 145 and the problem...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,945
Posted By dietdewboy
I'm a Tundra owner too, 2009 Rock Warrior 4x4....

I'm a Tundra owner too, 2009 Rock Warrior 4x4. I'm a contractor so I pull large heavy loads on an almost daily basis, I get about 12 mpg at interstate speeds with a trailer and about 17 without. I...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-08-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,885
Posted By dietdewboy
We call that a "Skip and go naked" or "Skippie's"...

We call that a "Skip and go naked" or "Skippie's" for short.
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-07-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 632
Posted By dietdewboy
O'neil Hammer Shorts

Thinking about picking a pair up to protect the "jewels" when slalom skiing. Just wondering if they run true to size?
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-03-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By dietdewboy
Combo skies

Well the old EP XR7's are finally giving up the battle and need to be replaced. They've had a long life and have taught hundreds of people how to ski but their time has come to retire. It seems like...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-03-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,410
Posted By dietdewboy
Check out the Eagle River, Three Lakes area. Tons...

Check out the Eagle River, Three Lakes area. Tons of great resorts and rentals. Just google it. Rumor has it the movie The Great Outdoors was based on that area, Belushi and Ackroid use to go up...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,553
Posted By dietdewboy
I bought the same boat new in 88. to me the color...

I bought the same boat new in 88. to me the color doesn't look right. No accent colors on the interior either but it may have been ordered that way.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 07-01-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 86,997
Posted By dietdewboy
FLHRS Road King Custom,

FLHRS Road King Custom,
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,728
Posted By dietdewboy
Mobil 1 10-40 ever since the first 10 hr service...

Mobil 1 10-40 ever since the first 10 hr service back in 1996! 15 years of hard 36 mph skiing and it still runs perfect.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-29-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By dietdewboy
10-40 in the transmission? Are you sure? I've...

10-40 in the transmission? Are you sure? I've never head of that before but my boat is 9 years older than yours. I use a Griots Garage fluid extractor on mine, works great!
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 24,761
Posted By dietdewboy
The Super Siphon work pretty well, I use one too....

The Super Siphon work pretty well, I use one too. The Marina on the chain of lake that I live on doesn't have gas very often so we've been hauling for years. The Gas Dock works well too but kind of a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By dietdewboy
I've patched both of mine a couple times (no, not...

I've patched both of mine a couple times (no, not in the same place) on my 96 PS. Hit the auto supply for a can of fiberglass body filler, 100% water proof, strong as hell, cures in an hour. I've had...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,132
Posted By dietdewboy
no, it will cut right through, no problem

no, it will cut right through, no problem
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,132
Posted By dietdewboy
You oxidation problem doesn't seem that bad,...

You oxidation problem doesn't seem that bad, there is still lots of color showing through.
A rotary buffer with a wool pad will clean that up easily however rotary buffers with wool pads are very...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,871
Posted By dietdewboy
Welcome from a fellow 96 LT-1 owner. Check to see...

Welcome from a fellow 96 LT-1 owner. Check to see if the recall was done, there should be 2 small hoses running from the manifold area on top of the engine to the cylinder heads, 1 each. I'll try to...
Forum: Appearance 05-29-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By dietdewboy
I realize there is no performance gain, its a...

I realize there is no performance gain, its a matter of personal pride. My 1996 ProStar looks brand new, better than it did the day I rolled it off the show room floor and I wanna keep it that way. I...
Forum: Appearance 05-29-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By dietdewboy
cleaning a prop and rubber

Just wondering if any one had a tip for cleaning a prop and rudder? Mine is is looking a bit dingy these days.
Forum: General / Other 05-30-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By dietdewboy
1996 Engine cover gas struts

Hello all, new guy here. I need new engine cover gas support struts for my 96 any one have the napa part number?
Thanks
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