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  1. #11
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    re·cal·ci·trant
    riˈkalsətrənt/
    adjective
    adjective: recalcitrant

    1.
    having an obstinately uncooperative attitude toward authority or discipline.
    "a class of recalcitrant fifteen-year-olds"
    synonyms: uncooperative, intractable, obstreperous, truculent, insubordinate, defiant, rebellious, willful, wayward, headstrong, self-willed, contrary, perverse, difficult; More
    formalrefractory;
    archaicfroward, contumacious
    "Amy was unprepared to deal with three recalcitrant stepchildren"
    antonyms: amenable

    noun
    noun: recalcitrant; plural noun: recalcitrants

    1.
    a person with an obstinately uncooperative attitude
    2008 Mobius LSV
    1100#er's in the lockers
    ski locker sac
    IBS
    Johnson reversibles
    3 vent heater (which my family loves)

  2. #12
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    Tallahassee, FL
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    Are you suggesting that Kevin may not actually be FROM South Carolina????
    My Mom said I'm not allowed to get wet!
    2008 LSV
    2000 Outback LS (sold)
    Exile Tunes
    PWI
    LLTR!!!!!!!!



  3. #13
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    Jun 2013
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    Lake Orion, MI
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    LOL those dern recalcitrant impellers!

    I had a can of penetrating spray near the dock I forgot about, sprayed that crap in there, bumped the motor a few times, and was able to yank it out. I didn't even think of this before because I never had this issue, but my hoist is shallower than last year so I kind of have to power it on and off the hoist a little, and I'm on top of some serious muck. Must be when I go in reverse, all that muck churns up and gets sucked up. Strainer was relatively clogged. Cleaned it out, new impeller in, ran like a champ!

    But then I had somebody come look at it, and make an offer, and my boss is coming to look tomorrow...so sadly, I might be selling her after all to appease the soon to be ex so she can get some cash for this divorce.
    2006 Mobius LSV
    Previous ride - 2000 Supra Launch

  4. #14
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    Anybody try an impeller removal tool? Which one?

    I used the same process earlier this year on my impeller and finally got it out, but what a pain. Was thinking a threaded tool to get better leverage would make it easy & if it was inexpensive, the it would be worth it for the annual replacement.
    '08 Mobius LSV
    Prop - Upgraded to ACME 1433 - 14" x 14.25"
    Ballast - 750 lbs in lockers, 400 lbs in center, 5-600 lbs in bow & 2-300 on the rear floor
    325 Indomar
    Elevation 5000 - Lake Cascade

  5. #15
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    Oct 2008
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    Arkansas
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    http://bakesonline.com/ carries them and can found else where.

    I have not had a big issue using WD40, engine bump and 2 paint can openers.

  6. #16
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    Jun 2013
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    I just used pliers, came out pretty easily after the penetrating oil and engine bumps

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    2006 Mobius LSV
    Previous ride - 2000 Supra Launch

  7. #17
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
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    Default Re: Impeller is stuck

    Same, needle nose pliers, Wd40 and pull..
    2002 Moomba Mobius LSV - Sold
    2006 Moomba Mobius LSV

  8. #18
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
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    Anderson SC, On Hartwell BABY!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kaneboats View Post
    Are you suggesting that Kevin may not actually be FROM South Carolina????
    That's funny right there
    Kevin
    2012 Launch 242

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