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Old 08-11-2013, 12:03 AM
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Thanks, but I keep asking myself, why (how) did I let it get so bad...???
It looks to me like it had been put to some good use... and that's what it's for!
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Old 08-13-2013, 09:02 PM
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Planned on replacing the leaf springs on my trailer in the fall but yesterday the right side spring snapped 70 miles into my trip back home from Baton Rouge. Lots of tire smoke from the tire rubbing under the fender (thankfully no real damage to fender).

Luckily there was a Tractor Supply Store 20 minutes away. Replaced the broken spring and drove a mile to next exit and found a clean parking lot to replace the left one (wasn't going to tempt fate with 380 miles to go).
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Old 08-13-2013, 09:15 PM
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Thanks, but I keep asking myself, why (how) did I let it get so bad...???
Out playing and skiin'
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Old 08-13-2013, 09:16 PM
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Planned on replacing the leaf springs on my trailer in the fall but yesterday the right side spring snapped 70 miles into my trip back home from Baton Rouge. Lots of tire smoke from the tire rubbing under the fender (thankfully no real damage to fender).

Luckily there was a Tractor Supply Store 20 minutes away. Replaced the broken spring and drove a mile to next exit and found a clean parking lot to replace the left one (wasn't going to tempt fate with 380 miles to go).
That does it... doing mine this winter...
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Old 08-13-2013, 10:30 PM
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Planned on replacing the leaf springs on my trailer in the fall but yesterday the right side spring snapped 70 miles into my trip back home from Baton Rouge. Lots of tire smoke from the tire rubbing under the fender (thankfully no real damage to fender).

Luckily there was a Tractor Supply Store 20 minutes away. Replaced the broken spring and drove a mile to next exit and found a clean parking lot to replace the left one (wasn't going to tempt fate with 380 miles to go).
Nice work. You didn't try duct tape?
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Old 08-14-2013, 05:38 AM
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Cleaned the carpet and under motor area. Much better.Name:  ImageUploadedByTapatalk1376473124.497672.jpg
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Old 08-14-2013, 05:20 PM
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Well not today, but over the last week or two, I've:
added Stargazer, heater (DIY home made kit), 2nd amp and sub, a fused bus bar as the mastercrsft loose lead fuse design was amateurish, new blower and ballast incorporating jabsco pump, manifold and two sacks.
Also pressure tested the trans cooler, cleaned the bilge and interior, jet washed and vax'd the carpet, full engine tune up, cap, rotor, plugs etc, impeller and finally transmission oil change x3 to remove water from oil.
Looking forward to having some fun now......


Not the neatest in the world but functional and makes use of loads of stuff I had lying around doing nothing....

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Old 08-14-2013, 05:39 PM
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Cleaned the carpet and under motor area. Much better.Attachment 99370
What is the PVC shutoff for?
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Old 08-14-2013, 06:38 PM
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Rear ballast bag?
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Old 08-15-2013, 03:50 PM
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Tires I had around mounted on rims from Peter (Thanks Peter!).



Tires on the boat ....



Upgraded to 15" rims and load range D tires after blowouts on the only 2 longer trips I have been on. Got them mounted on the boat last night and bearings greased for a trip to Lake Clinton this weekend (and a lesson with Doug at the Liquid Edge). Only problem I see with the upgrade is that the spare is now about 1/16" away from the boat.

Oh, and sorry for the terrible quality of the picture. Its a cell phone picture at night.

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