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Old 06-27-2013, 09:41 AM
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Have you ever used one of these?
https://www.google.com/webhp?sourcei...=1469&bih=1040

Easiest way I have ever changed oil in a boat.
I use the extractor for the trans - use the drain hose and bed method for engine oil.
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:14 AM
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I used to do the drain hose, but our boat sits on a lift 7-8 months a year. Laying on the boatlift floats under the boat undoing the drain hose sucked!

Honestly, the extractor is so clean and easy I think I would still use it even if I was changing oil on the trailer!
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:44 AM
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No oil drain hose on my '77. Debating between going that rout or an extractor. Only plug in my boat is at the stern so drain hose would have to be pretty long. I suppose I could have an extension that gets used for draining the oil and removed afterwards. Seems that much easier to buy an extractor.
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Old 06-27-2013, 04:22 PM
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Used TNT non corrosive non acidic rust remover on manifolds - works great...

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Old 06-27-2013, 04:52 PM
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Ordered this product http://www.duragrid.com/inorder.html (Cross rib matting) to put on floor of storage lockers to keep ballast bags off of floor. Don;t like water trapped between floor and bag. Wonderful friendly customer service. Sent out free sample... took a percentage off of listed price. Plus...color matches stripe on boat. MCOCD

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Old 06-27-2013, 05:11 PM
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Used TNT non corrosive non acidic rust remover on manifolds - works great...

Looks great Mike.
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Old 06-27-2013, 06:23 PM
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traced the hot wire to the float switch for the bildge pump, it was loose. made a new connection tried it- wallah it worked. Always something to fix.
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Had to drill new holes for 3 of the screws that hold the platform together. They stripped out over the weekend taking rollers from a g23 at a wakeboard tournament. Last year it ripped all the screws out of one of the brackets.
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Old 06-28-2013, 08:11 AM
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No oil drain hose on my '77. Debating between going that rout or an extractor. Only plug in my boat is at the stern so drain hose would have to be pretty long. I suppose I could have an extension that gets used for draining the oil and removed afterwards. Seems that much easier to buy an extractor.
Easy choice... Extractor.
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:13 AM
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Easy choice... Extractor.
Yup............decision made.
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CARBURETOR REBUILDING - $199
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2 LED 6" BRAKE LIGHTS DELIVERED $32
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