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Old 07-27-2014, 11:04 AM
Shaun R Shaun R is offline
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New member, new project. 1995 LT1 Prostar 190

Picked this up yesterday as a project and about to get started. Overall the boat is in good condition, trailer will need some love but salvageable. Give the Gel coat a 8/10, few dings that can easily be filled and a good polish to finish things off. Interior is good, one small rip on the side. Trailer has some rust, will need new tires and a wiring harness at a minimum. After that it's time for a fresh coat of paint. Motor is where the issue is. About to tear into that now and see where the issue is. Could be simple fix or could need an entire new motor. Either way I will come out on top. I'll try and post a few pics but not sure if the forum will let me yet due to low post count.



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Old 07-27-2014, 11:33 AM
MBrandt-TT MBrandt-TT is offline
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I have the same boat so can't wait to see your progress.
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Old 07-27-2014, 12:41 PM
Shaun R Shaun R is offline
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Three and seven were at 50PSI, rest were between 155-185. Not bad considering it was a cold compression/leak down test, 600 hrs on the motor. No noise when turning the motor over so I am still hoping I luck out with a cracked head or blown gasket.
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Old 07-27-2014, 11:48 PM
Shaun R Shaun R is offline
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Trailer is also showing its age, what's the market like for new/used single axle trailers?
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Old 07-28-2014, 02:09 AM
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Any water in the oil? Check the impeller condition for a possible overheat/blown head gasket.
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Old 07-28-2014, 09:18 AM
Shaun R Shaun R is offline
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Pulled the head last night. Looks like the water ports on 3 and 7 were clogged to the point nothing was getting through. 3 was already starting to come apart but no damage to the block, so it's time for a pull and rebuild.
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Old 07-28-2014, 09:35 AM
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Trailer is also showing its age, what's the market like for new/used single axle trailers?
Congratulations on the project and welcome aboard!

Rambomarine.com in Alabama seems to have a pretty good inventory on used trailers; however finding the right one at the right time seems to be the challenge.

I ended up getting a new trailer this year from phoenix trailers. Boatmate here in Tennessee will make you one as well.

Good luck...
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Old 08-17-2014, 12:28 PM
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What's the going rate for a new trailer? Wouldn't mind having a double axle now that I know the stock single axle won't fit in my garage.
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Old 09-26-2014, 02:55 PM
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Process has been slow but moving along. LT1 has been rebuilt and installed, just waiting on a hand to help with the manifolds and a new belt to come in. Only have one wire that I cannot figure out where it goes. Believe it should connect to the crank sensor but i'm not seeing it. What am I missing?

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Old 09-26-2014, 03:57 PM
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Process has been slow but moving along. LT1 has been rebuilt and installed, just waiting on a hand to help with the manifolds and a new belt to come in. Only have one wire that I cannot figure out where it goes. Believe it should connect to the crank sensor but i'm not seeing it. What am I missing?
You're correct. Attached pic should help.
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