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Forum: Sport Boats 08-29-2014, 07:16 PM
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Posted By cuzins101
A note on the Speedo, there is a hole on the...

A note on the Speedo, there is a hole on the front of the lower unit. Use a small drill bit BY HAND to clear out debri from the hole. Do NOT use the drill, just the bit...
Forum: Sport Boats 07-03-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,902
Posted By cuzins101
Iv'e read good things about the smart tabs...

Iv'e read good things about the smart tabs...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 07-03-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By cuzins101
I always use transom straps, my 1800 has two...

I always use transom straps, my 1800 has two anchor points under the "swim platform" on either side of the drive...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 06-23-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By cuzins101
Looks like fun!!!

Looks like fun!!!
Forum: Engines 06-23-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
Well, me and a buddy took the boat out for a...

Well, me and a buddy took the boat out for a maintenance run...

We tuned the carb by ear and adjusted the idle (which was low [500] rpm in the water). It is now tuned to 650-700 rpm while in the...
Forum: Sport Boats 06-18-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,151
Posted By cuzins101
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: Sport Boats 06-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,151
Posted By cuzins101
Brian - Do you have a resource to recommend for...

Brian - Do you have a resource to recommend for specs like these?
Forum: Engines 06-11-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
Okay, thanks! I filled the bowl with carb cleaner...

Okay, thanks! I filled the bowl with carb cleaner and let it sit a bit and repeated unit carb cleaner came out clean. Should I use the carb dip as well?
Forum: Engines 06-10-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
Well, it looks like another sea trial is going to...

Well, it looks like another sea trial is going to be needed after the bi-metal choke spring replacement.
Forum: Engines 06-09-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
Yeah, the spring in the choke is bad. It reacts...

Yeah, the spring in the choke is bad. It reacts to temp, but it's warm position is too low. Causing the butterfly to stay over half way closed at all times.

Would that cause the fuel in the float...
Forum: Engines 06-08-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
*not barely, meant barells. On phone...

*not barely, meant barells. On phone...
Forum: Engines 06-08-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
I removed the carb and the two other barely open...

I removed the carb and the two other barely open right up. The bi-metelac spring choke was holding down the shutter about half way. There is a mechanism that will not allow the second barely to open...
Forum: Engines 06-08-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
Two of four barrels of Webber carb are not...

Two of four barrels of Webber carb are not opening when at full throttle (engine off when testing). Is this normal?
Forum: Engines 06-06-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
Shrew- Yes, he manually held down the butterfly...

Shrew- Yes, he manually held down the butterfly valve on the carb. I guess, I'll start with the carb and move on to the shift interrupt from there...:confused:
Forum: Engines 06-04-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
Well, still no good... Put it in the water...

Well, still no good...

Put it in the water and it started right up, took it for a spin. Came back to the dock sat for about 10 min and it started up just fine!
The next day we went out to the...
Forum: Engines 05-28-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
SOOOOO... This week I will have replaced: ...

SOOOOO... This week I will have replaced:

all old spark plugs
severely corroded ignition coil and cable
broken exhaust shutters
torn exhaust bellows
manifold riser gaskets

Going to try to...
Forum: Engines 05-28-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
I am new at owning a boat and rely heavily on the...

I am new at owning a boat and rely heavily on the advice I get. That advice from a friend was "everything else looked good and the exhaust bellows wouldn't hurt anything.."

Well, I was able to...
Forum: Sport Boats 05-28-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,000
Posted By cuzins101
This is the original rear seat from my 1993,...

This is the original rear seat from my 1993, thought it was a 1994 cause that's when it was purchased new!
Forum: Engines 05-28-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
This is the ignition coil, might have something...

This is the ignition coil, might have something to do with it...
also, I remembered that the plugs were the ones installed when I got the boat. The were covered in carbon and all gapped wrong...
Forum: Engines 05-21-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
Still haven't gotten to the water to check spark,...

Still haven't gotten to the water to check spark, but did check timing on the trailer and it was spot on.
Forum: Engines 05-14-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
Will check spark next time I can get it to the...

Will check spark next time I can get it to the ramp to put it in the water...
This has been very frustrating: Always starts on the trailer, put it in the water and some times no... (took it out on...
Forum: Engines 05-14-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
Runs on trailer-yes cranks in water-yes ...

Runs on trailer-yes
cranks in water-yes
checked for spark-How? Take plug out and ground it to engine?
Forum: Engines 05-13-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By cuzins101
Boat no start in water...

The exhaust bellows is dry rotted to a point where I can stick my finger in it. Could this be the cause of my engine not starting while the boat is in the water.

Things checked:
Getting gas-yes,...
Forum: Sport Boats 04-17-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,000
Posted By cuzins101
IF you are still looking, I have the same boat...

IF you are still looking, I have the same boat and can get you pics...
Forum: Electronics 03-19-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,802
Posted By cuzins101
Ha, didn't even look at the date! Sorry!

Ha, didn't even look at the date! Sorry!
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