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Forum: Engines 01-19-2021, 01:11 PM
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Posted By jparsons121
Since it’s intermittent, it may be a...

Since it’s intermittent, it may be a water-in-fuel alarm if your setup includes that circuit. Water in fuel sender should be located on the collection bowl if fitted to your engine.
Forum: Engines 01-19-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By jparsons121
Both Doug Russel and Michigan I’ve had good luck...

Both Doug Russel and Michigan I’ve had good luck with. If you are shipping it anyway, try Engines4Less in Ocala FL. I just picked up a long 5.0 from them and was very happy with the service and...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 01-14-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By jparsons121
That does appear to be an inlet very similar to a...

That does appear to be an inlet very similar to a Perko flush kit.
It may be that it was installed and subsequently removed leaving just the inlet and the hose. It should be plugged so city water...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 01-11-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By jparsons121
I think most models used a Windline product

I think most models used a Windline product
Forum: Maxum Maintenance 01-11-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By jparsons121
Matching the diameter of the hose to the pump...

Matching the diameter of the hose to the pump outlet has been my rule of thumb. If the engineers who designed the pump decided on specific size, I figured they knew more than me. I did change out...
Forum: Maxum Maintenance 01-10-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By jparsons121
Rule brand or Johnson Pumps both have good...

Rule brand or Johnson Pumps both have good reputations. (I have both on the 3000)
Pump capacities are always misleading unless you look into the conditions the rate was based upon. This includes...
Forum: Maxum Maintenance 01-10-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By jparsons121
Any product with Oxalic Acid will work. These...

Any product with Oxalic Acid will work. These include most rust stain removers.
I use a product called SnowCap well water rust remover. It’s in powder form and can be mixed to whatever batch size...
Forum: Maxum Maintenance 01-01-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By jparsons121
I think push button latches were manufactured by...

I think push button latches were manufactured by southco.
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 12-26-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By jparsons121
Easy to verify. Mark the hub and the prop. Go...

Easy to verify. Mark the hub and the prop. Go for a short ride with a few brisk ‘high acceleration’ starts. If the marks aren’t still aligned, the hub is slipping.

I use a small center punch on...
Forum: Projects and Customisations 12-23-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By jparsons121
Wink The V700 must have a lower total cost of...

The V700 must have a lower total cost of ownership though. :twitch:
Forum: Engines 12-18-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By jparsons121
It’s possible, it just won’t be as zippy as a...

It’s possible, it just won’t be as zippy as a larger engine boat. Repropping with a 4-blade with a lower pitch will definitely help your hole shot.
Forum: Maxum Maintenance 12-18-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By jparsons121
I have a 3000 SCR and no stringer issues either. ...

I have a 3000 SCR and no stringer issues either.
Only issue on the hull was some voids around the transom holes which allowed a little deflection/compression around 2 of the the transom assembly...
Forum: Electronics 12-18-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By jparsons121
That’s what the forum is for! It’s not...

That’s what the forum is for!



It’s not that you can’t design a system that could run heaters, it’s how practical that solution would be to install on a 28’ boat. Converting 12v DC to 120V AC...
Forum: Electronics 12-18-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By jparsons121
Glad you asked. I was referring to the total...

Glad you asked. I was referring to the total capacity of the battery bank in amp hours. My house Ďbankí on the 3000 is a single 8D size battery.
Itís rated at 225 Ah. On my other boat, I use 2...
Forum: Electronics 12-17-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By jparsons121
Mine is mounted inside the cabin, it didn’t have...

Mine is mounted inside the cabin, it didn’t have the rating for use in the ER of a gas powered boat.
As far as the heaters go,I’d look to a different option. The battery bank you’d need wouldn’t...
Forum: Electronics 12-15-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By jparsons121
I run a 2000w inverter for my needs. The...

I run a 2000w inverter for my needs. The selection as Mike said is based on what loads you want to power and for how long. Usually, it’s not the overall size of the inverter that is the deciding...
Forum: Sport Cruisers 12-09-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By jparsons121
I donít have a genny to work around, so I placed...

I donít have a genny to work around, so I placed the house bank portside forward in the ER and left the staring batteries in place on the starboard side. The extra weight of the house bank helped to...
Forum: Sport Cruisers 12-08-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By jparsons121
As the OP mentioned, the factory didn’t provide...

As the OP mentioned, the factory didn’t provide for a true house bank. The engine batteries serve the house as well, so larger Ah batteries should have been installed.

I have done some rewriting...
Forum: Engines 12-08-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By jparsons121
Agreed. If all that checks out, I’d verify the...

Agreed. If all that checks out, I’d verify the float level adjustment in the carb.
OP mentioned it was rebuilt. Also verify which hole the accelerator pump rod is in.

Inspect the bowl for any...
Forum: Sport Yachts 12-04-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By jparsons121
The Garmin site has a transducer selector with...

The Garmin site has a transducer selector with the various filters to help narrow the choices for your needs. Personally, I’d go with a in-hull/shoot thru style so as not to have another hole in the...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 12-03-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By jparsons121
If itís a standard 1Ē threaded mast stub then a...

If itís a standard 1Ē threaded mast stub then a pvc cap from the plumbing supply of the local hardware store may have matching threads


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Forum: Engines 12-02-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By jparsons121
Did you check the timing after replacing the cap,...

Did you check the timing after replacing the cap, rotor, etc.?
If so, did you ground the purple lead when setting the base timing?

Which carb are you running? 2bbl Mercarb?
Forum: Engines 11-26-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By jparsons121
Mercury published installation guides for all...

Mercury published installation guides for all stern drives...
For example the 2004 3.0 has a single center mount where the 5.7 uses a side mounts.

Keep in mind you’re also adding approx 200lbs...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 11-25-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By jparsons121
+1 on what Mike said. The marine version...

+1 on what Mike said.

The marine version is p/n 1409. Itís a standard square bore footprint, so itís pretty universal in fit. Iíve found then easy to tune. Jets/metering rods are available in...
Forum: Projects and Customisations 11-25-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By jparsons121
I too have the metal channel and the join where...

I too have the metal channel and the join where it meets the fiberglass is a weak point in the design when it comes to water. I’ve recaulked the joint liberally and seems to help. The issue...
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