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Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 11-25-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,753
Posted By scoutonwater
Mike, it's an 1800sr so no freshwater system. ...

Mike, it's an 1800sr so no freshwater system. The block has a huge crack in the valley so it's toast. The gear oil was changed in spring and only had one outing with it. Sta-bil is in the fuel...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 11-17-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,753
Posted By scoutonwater
I like the idea of pulling all the old out and...

I like the idea of pulling all the old out and cleaning/replacing with the new while it's accessible and easy. However, I'll have to work those as the weather dictates. I was hoping fall would last...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 10-30-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,753
Posted By scoutonwater
Living in California with relatively no change in...

Living in California with relatively no change in seasons has its drawbacks. I can't tell you how many times I said "we can get to that next weekend" or "next month". And before you know it, it's...
Forum: Buy | Sell | Trade 09-19-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,111
Posted By scoutonwater
My cousin picked up an 18' Larson. He said he...

My cousin picked up an 18' Larson. He said he wanted something as small as he could comfortably use because of all the towing he does. Sorry BoBo.
Forum: Engines 09-15-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,165
Posted By scoutonwater
I recently discovered a cracked block in my boat...

I recently discovered a cracked block in my boat and I've been racking my head trying to figure out how it could've happened. Parts of a disintegrated impeller lodged somewhere in the block,...
Forum: Buy | Sell | Trade 08-28-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,111
Posted By scoutonwater
If you don't mind, I'll pass along your phone...

If you don't mind, I'll pass along your phone number to my cousin who has been talking about getting another boat. Lives in Cincinnati but the family spends a lot of time just down the road at...
Forum: Projects and Customisations 08-21-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,345
Posted By scoutonwater
I have an 1800sr and there's a spot under the sun...

I have an 1800sr and there's a spot under the sun pad, behind the engine cover, that the canvas and poles fit into. Without seeing exactly what you're looking at I'm not sure, but that's my first...
Forum: Electronics 08-11-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,836
Posted By scoutonwater
Sounds like you found someone smarter than the...

Sounds like you found someone smarter than the boat! Are the speaker locations under the dash on each side? That's where mine are and I'm trying to figure out how to get a better sound underway. ...
Forum: Electronics 08-04-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,836
Posted By scoutonwater
I've replaced a few automotive radios and when I...

I've replaced a few automotive radios and when I didn't have the right key, I would use a coat hanger. But like the above statement, sometimes the radio itself has a brace screwed into it. With the...
Forum: Sport Yachts 08-04-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,009
Posted By scoutonwater
ian I read all the new posts each time I log on,...

ian I read all the new posts each time I log on, even if I don't have anything to say. You never know what you might learn from a thread, even if you don't think it will apply to you at all. So...
Forum: Engines 07-31-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,491
Posted By scoutonwater
+1 with shrew. Same start-up sequence on my...

+1 with shrew. Same start-up sequence on my 1800sr w/4.3, and with a little cranking it will start-up relatively quickly. With that being said, I always started it the day before taking to the lake...
Forum: Engines 07-23-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,181
Posted By scoutonwater
That's some great knowledge to spread around. ...

That's some great knowledge to spread around. Before I do a lot of searching, does anyone know how hard it is to get the 4.3 modified for that drain? Since I don't have a money tree in the back...
Forum: Engines 07-22-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,181
Posted By scoutonwater
I'm curious as to the tube w/shutoff handle...

I'm curious as to the tube w/shutoff handle coming out of the bottom of the block just above the oil pan. Something to do with winterizing?
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 07-21-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,283
Posted By scoutonwater
I'm right there with you antman. I've got an...

I'm right there with you antman. I've got an 1800sr and sitting in the seat is just too low to feel comfortable, unless going at no wake speeds. Up on plane, I tend to sit on my right leg or right...
Forum: Engines 07-13-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,181
Posted By scoutonwater
So the verdict is in. Cracked block in the...

So the verdict is in. Cracked block in the valley behind the lifters. Now I have to learn all I can about small/long blocks and figure out the most economical option. The repair shop quoted $4K. ...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 07-09-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,868
Posted By scoutonwater
My suggestion, based on recent experience, is to...

My suggestion, based on recent experience, is to run it extremely well on muffs prior to putting it on water. My boat sat (outside and covered) without use since April 2012. I went through all the...
Forum: Engines 07-02-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,181
Posted By scoutonwater
So I need some input here from everyone. The...

So I need some input here from everyone. The mechanic is finally able to start on my engine. He doesn't see anything on the outside of the block or the exhaust that shows any signs of water...
Forum: Sport Boats 07-01-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,416
Posted By scoutonwater
So what are the drawbacks with each? Higher hole...

So what are the drawbacks with each? Higher hole means less chance of water infiltration but more line exposure. What are the drawbacks to more line exposed? Can the line be clamped or "retained"...
Forum: Sport Boats 06-30-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,416
Posted By scoutonwater
Darren, like you I've got the integrated swim...

Darren, like you I've got the integrated swim platform. That's why I was wondering if up through the bottom of it would be a good place to go through. Maybe to the left of the ladder mounts? I'll...
Forum: Sport Boats 06-30-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,416
Posted By scoutonwater
Thanks for the input all. Darren, any pics or...

Thanks for the input all. Darren, any pics or info on your transducer? Some additional questions:

Transducer mounting? Reading the various threads it doesn't seem that thru-hull are all that...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 06-30-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,740
Posted By scoutonwater
I've never given it a second thought until now,...

I've never given it a second thought until now, but I only have one key for the ignition and one key for the glove box. Been that way since 2006.
Forum: Sport Boats 06-27-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,416
Posted By scoutonwater
Adding depth finder

I've got an 1800sr that didn't come with a depth finder (or an hour meter) and I need to install one. Did anyone install one without having one on their boat originally? Looking for ideas on...
Forum: Engines 06-26-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,181
Posted By scoutonwater
Wink Congratulations Mike! I'm only at 12 myself but 2...

Congratulations Mike! I'm only at 12 myself but 2 weeks ago we hosted my parents 50th. My wife said that we would both be "decrepit" if we make it to 50 years of marriage.
Forum: Engines 06-26-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,181
Posted By scoutonwater
Haven't heard anything yet. My wife dropped it...

Haven't heard anything yet. My wife dropped it off while I was at work. I asked her what he said and her reply...."that's pretty bad. That's the worst I've seen". It's in the qeue, apparantly...
Forum: Welcome Mat | New Member Introductions 06-26-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 114,632
Posted By scoutonwater
It's been so long since I've been on here, and so...

It's been so long since I've been on here, and so many of the active people have changed that I thought I'd post to the newbies thread and kind of "re-introduce" myself. Ive got a 2000 1800sr that I...
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