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Old 09-05-2014, 12:11 AM   #11
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Well got a call from the mechanic this afternoon and after about an hour and half of poking around he found a corroded dist cap .

Fired the engine up in the slip gave a load test in gear about 1200 rpm's ( I've got some tough dock lines) and ran like a champ.

A friend of mine and myself have 9 am appointment for a test drive tomorrow. Take the boat out and run the p out of it. Hope there are no more issues.

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Old 09-05-2014, 12:26 AM   #12
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Hope tomorrow goes well and you can still get some time on the water this season
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best of luck, Roger...
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Old 09-05-2014, 01:33 AM   #14
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These are the type of fixes I like!!!
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Old 09-05-2014, 01:54 AM   #15
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Thanks guys ......fingers are crossed!
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Old 09-05-2014, 01:44 PM   #16
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Hope all goes well!
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Old 09-05-2014, 05:45 PM   #17
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Well folks... my buddy and I went a for joy ride on the boat around 9 this morning and everything went great. She purred at 4000 rpms for a good two mile run up the river and I mixed it up coming back. No hiccups! Since both dist caps were put on at the same time I'm getting the other engine done next week.

I am tempted to put new spark plugs in but might wait since the season is getting close to ending.

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Old 09-05-2014, 08:16 PM   #18
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Roger, at this point I would just use the boat for the rest of the season. Spend this winter slowly gathering up all your tune-up parts. Take advantage of off season specials and start fresh in the spring. Jesse
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Sounds like good advise !
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I agree with Jesse finish the season and have fresh cap and wires in the spring.
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