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    Make sure all your hose connections are tight,...

    Make sure all your hose connections are tight, you may be sucking air..... change the impeller it is most likely shot as it has been running dry for too long with all the messing around.....
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    Like Mike said....I would insist on a new...

    Like Mike said....I would insist on a new impeller as it was run dry...... I would check the hose from the exhaust to the muffler....this is where heat can damage/deteriorate the hose quickly.....if...
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    get the tower boom, the quad vdrive boom will not...

    get the tower boom, the quad vdrive boom will not get you far enough forward to get out of the chine spray..... your prop should be fine for front , back and one foot back.....you may want to reprop...
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    Sun pad latch

    Sun pad latch
  5. Thread: blower motor

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    You have definitely been using your boat way too...

    You have definitely been using your boat way too much.
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    This gave me a big smile....thanks Mike

    This gave me a big smile....thanks Mike
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    Interesting ...Jack spends on average $9 per hour...

    Interesting ...Jack spends on average $9 per hour on gas , Mike spends on average $14 per hour. Maybe Jack idles a lot? Maybe Mike shuts his boat off a lot or maybe he has to travel further to the...
  8. Next time out lift the engine hatch after you...

    Next time out lift the engine hatch after you have run it for 30 mins, then after a 20 min wait , see if it starts and stays running, if it does then you have confirmed vapour lock. Then the best way...
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    My bilge pump hasn't come on in 3 years I should...

    My bilge pump hasn't come on in 3 years I should prob check to make sureit still runs
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    My boat is glued to the bottom of the bilge pump...

    My boat is glued to the bottom of the bilge pump housing. I can easily remove my boat for servicing if needed.
  11. Thread: Removing gas

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    Removing gas

    Yes it is still good if the colour has not changed to a dark red or brown and even then it just may not be as effective. An open ended bottle of stabil has a shelf life or rather best before date of...
  12. Thread: Removing gas

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    The more stabil you use the longer it will stay...

    The more stabil you use the longer it will stay fresh
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    The rear is lower than the front so you should be...

    The rear is lower than the front so you should be fine. If you had already disconnected your exit hose you would have noticed that very little water remained in the v drive. You can pout some EF...
  14. Thread: Coolant Volume

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    Sorry , you would need only 35 gallons of -50...

    Sorry , you would need only 35 gallons of -50 plumbing antifreeze to bring the water in your system to a 30% solution to give you -40 burst protection. If you can get 95% industrial prop glycol 4...
  15. Thread: Coolant Volume

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    Coolant Volume

    I did an experiment today while winterizing my vdrive. I recovered and measured the volume of coolant/water in the vdrive, intake hoses,block,heater,exhaust manifold and muffler. I recovered 20...
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    looks good, I assume you added stabil to your gas...

    looks good, I assume you added stabil to your gas tank before you ran your motor and forgot to mention it
  17. Thread: Surging RPMs

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    Actually at this time of the year with the change...

    Actually at this time of the year with the change in humidity and the relative dew points , condensation may set up in your ecm and disrupt the electrical signals until the circuitry has dried out...
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    When you drain your exhaust manifolds via the...

    When you drain your exhaust manifolds via the quick disconnect you have to make sure that water flows from both lines.....the drain hose/fitting on the manifold can become plugged and the manifold...
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    Marine antifreeze looses its protection...

    Marine antifreeze looses its protection dramatically if its diluted. Sucking it up into a non drained engine at idle will give you a false sense of security. Take a thermostat with a thermometer and...
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    I pull the j pipe off the tstat and fill w...

    I pull the j pipe off the tstat and fill w antifreeze here after I have drained the block and sucked out water in the hose with a shop vac. Dont forget your heater if you have one
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    That is more than sufficient. If you drained the...

    That is more than sufficient. If you drained the water out of it, then poured antifreeze in the intake you will find that it takes very little before you have it coming out the outlet.
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    Sticky: Was there much on the vdrive magnet?

    Was there much on the vdrive magnet?
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    If both inlet and outlet hoses were disconnected...

    If both inlet and outlet hoses were disconnected you will be fine. you could blow it out with a shop vac or pour some plumbing antifreeze in the inlet till you see it com out the outlet if you want...
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    I had this problem as well from water in the...

    I had this problem as well from water in the bilge. But it was because the drip less was leaking. Replaced the seal and all was good
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    what have you changed to give us some info

    what have you changed to give us some info
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