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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-04-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Thatís a good idea, Iíll email them about...

Thatís a good idea, Iíll email them about it.

Thanks for the advice.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-04-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Thatís what I was hoping Double D, unfortunately...

Thatís what I was hoping Double D, unfortunately I had them do a valve seat job on it when the heads were in the shop. I will check with the guys in the speed shop though!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-04-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
1100 hours. I got it with 1000.

1100 hours. I got it with 1000.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-04-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Thanks Jim, I did re-use the head bolts. The...

Thanks Jim,
I did re-use the head bolts. The block had a high spot in between 3&5 cylinders, right where the head was high too.
I was able to file that down flat.
If they bore it out will I need...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-04-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
94 Prostar 205 TBI -New Motor Time???? (Long Post Alert!)

While winterizing a month ago, I decided to get a baseline on compression numbers.
1,2,4,6,7,8 are all 140 +- 5 psi. 3 and 5 were 35 and 15 respectively. The plugs were wet and smelled like gas. I...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 09-24-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
I 100% agree with mike on this. I put a 160 in...

I 100% agree with mike on this. I put a 160 in and my mefi 1 didnít like it. Turned it off for 1 minute out in the lake and it wouldnít fire back up. If I pulled my ect wires off the sensor it...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-13-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 847
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
If it has an ect, pull the wires off of it. This...

If it has an ect, pull the wires off of it. This should give the ecm a “default” value for motor temp. A few weeks back I had spark, fuel, and I couldn’t get it to start. Turns out my thermostat...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-11-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
1994 Prostar 5.7 TBI Hot Start/Hard Start--SOLVED!--Finally!

Figured I needed to pay you guys/gals back for all your help and time over these last few months. I had some issues with hot stall/hard hot starts since I bought this boat a year ago. I installed a...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-05-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Got mine at NAPA. Much thanks to MikeG for...

Got mine at NAPA.
Much thanks to MikeG for leading the way on this!


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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-05-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Had a very similar issue to yours on my 94...

Had a very similar issue to yours on my 94 prostar with TBI. I had a fuel pump that was flaking out. It wouldn't pump properly when it got hot and sat a while. I replaced it with a carter p5000 or...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-19-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Trunder- I did find the root cause of the issue,...

Trunder-
I did find the root cause of the issue, it's in a post that's a few down from this one. Basically the ECT is spitting out the correct engine temperature, but the ECM doesn't like it (too...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-18-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
A Cool way to test your boat in the driveway

I've been having issues that only show up when the motor is fully hot, and I can't replicate it in the driveway which leads to MUCH stress on the water.
So I engineered up a little solution and IT...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-14-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Nope. Changed that about 2 weeks ago.:( Good...

Nope. Changed that about 2 weeks ago.:(
Good lookin out though!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-14-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 985
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
He is correct on the 5000 fittings. Super quick...

He is correct on the 5000 fittings. Super quick swap out. It worked well for my application. (i have a 1994 350 tbi. my only complaint is its kind of loud. But at least you know when it...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-14-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
OK good stuff, I'll look into my pickup coil...

OK good stuff, I'll look into my pickup coil resistance when it does it again. (So the injectors need to see the pulse from the distributor or they won't fire?) I checked it when it was cold and it...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-14-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 985
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
I used the p5000 (or p5001 i cant remember)...

I used the p5000 (or p5001 i cant remember) version (from NAPA) just a few weeks ago.
Totally a direct replacement, minus the vapor return. I bought a 1/8" compression cap for filling up the unused...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-14-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
So two more questions to tag onto this... #1 ...

So two more questions to tag onto this...

#1 Should I invest in a new starter? I "rebuilt" this one after it had 25 years of corrosion in it, but I'm wondering if I should just get a newer...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-14-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
94 Prostar 205 Starting Problems

Hey everyone!
Still fighting through some issues with the new to us boat...
Runs just fine all day long until we shut it off. It appears to have normal top end/RPM and good acceleration and such. (I...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-10-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Can anyone confirm that I should have 18 psi fuel...

Can anyone confirm that I should have 18 psi fuel pressure? Iím totally fine digging into it a bit but donít want to go down a rabbit hole if Iím not chasing the correct ďrabbitĒ.
I checked my...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-08-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
So should I look at my fuel pressure regulator as...

So should I look at my fuel pressure regulator as well? Iím assuming itís not adjustable, just a spring/diaphragm...?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-08-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
I have refreshed some ignition parts, ignition...

I have refreshed some ignition parts, ignition module (had a code 42) ignition coil, plugs distributor cap/rotor. Iím checking today for some more codes. Iím also going to check for any weird/bad...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-06-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Ifly, where is the reluctor wheel in a tbi 5.7? ...

Ifly, where is the reluctor wheel in a tbi 5.7? If I need to remove the distributor to see it, is it a huge job? I’m trying to cover all bases. Fixed my fuel pump this past weekend but still had a...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-01-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Thanks Mike! Iím in page 48 of the fuel pump 101...

Thanks Mike!
Iím in page 48 of the fuel pump 101 sticky. These all seem to be based around the in-tank pump... right?
Itís not practical for me to make that switch... or is it actually...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-01-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Yes it is coming from the pump. Am I best to go...

Yes it is coming from the pump.
Am I best to go with carter p5001 ?
These things are like GOLD. Like 500$ for a new one!
I saw your post from 2 years ago and they were 40 bucks...
Story of my life!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-01-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By rossi_the_heeler
Ď94 Prostar 205 Fuel Pump-Replacement!?

Hi fellas,
Been chasing a hot stall condition on another thread that I didnít want to bring back from the dead. On JimNís advice I checked codes and got a code 42. My brother in law is a GM...
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