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    Re: Throttle cable problem

    Or on ebay too...... :)
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    Re: Throttle cable problem

    You are missing a piece. There is a piece that grabs that barrel fitting and holds it in place to work.

    Call a dealer and ask for Johnson Evinrude OMC Control Cable "C" Clamps for your year motor...
  3. Re: 1997 Klamath Stinger value - can I get a price check

    My thoughts too. If you are willing to buy then you should be willing to travel for it.
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    Re: In need of some help

    Do a bit of serious looking....... was the deck replaced???? OR was it covered over by more plywood then carpeted? Those are significant things to know. You should be able to tell under the motor...
  5. Re: 1997 Klamath Stinger value - can I get a price check

    That guy is asking WAY too much. If it was in excellent shape (with maintenance records and a cover) .....maybe $2800 ........ that is an entry level package which is under powered too. It is rated...
  6. Thread: Double win

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    Re: Double win

    I have a friend who made old rotors into a fire pit.
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    Re: Sidewinder (Cobra) 16 SS

    Took the Sidewinder out of storage and getting ready to dive back in. The hull had been painted before but the bottom of the hull has the old metal flake........ feels like 100 grit paper if you run...
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    Re: Boating hangun carry laws

    Not only can you carry a weapon in VT but there is actually a season where you can shoot fish with a handgun, long gun or shotgun!



    CARP, SUCKERS,
    BOWFIN, MULLET, GAR,
    BULLHEAD, SHAD,

    None
  9. Thread: Flight Briefing

    by Bob_VT
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    Flight Briefing

    Really good stuff! :D


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07LFBydGjaM#t=51
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    Re: 1976 StarCraft Model name?

    It appears to be the 16' SS or 160 hull that someone has maybe stripped out the dual consoles and windshields.
  11. Thread: I am an idiot.

    by Bob_VT
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    Re: I am an idiot.

    Seems to me like everyone is in a consensus and trying to save you $$$$

    I say fix and keep then you know the history.
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    Re: 455 olds motor from car work in boat

    If you are going to use a salvage yard motor you are going to want the camshaft (or match the camshaft) from your current motor. Freeze plugs should be changed and all of the "marine" electrics and...
  13. Thread: glue removal

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    Re: glue removal

    Cup brush on a 4-1/2" grinder eats away carpet glue fast!
  14. Re: 1987 40 horse tiller will not reach high end of rpms

    Welcome to iboats.

    BE VERY careful if you pull a running plug wire or you might be going swimming while recovering from a high voltage JOLT!!!

    I recommend you use a timing light that has an...
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    Re: 1987 will not reach high end of rpms

    going to close this post and have you read your other one.....no need to duplicate ;)...
  16. Thread: 2 stroke?

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    Re: 2 stroke?

    Welcome to iboats !

    Take a sample of the fuel and put it in a clear glass/plastic container........ pre-mixed (50:1 gas to oil is what you should be running [1 pint of TCW3 graded oil to 6 gallons...
  17. Re: 18hp evinrude. Running HOT! Leaking from carb. Wth!

    Okay....been there done that....... look carefully in the engine cowling.....it might be laying in there. I have had that exact screw rattle out because I did not want to risk over tightening it. ...
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    Re: Buying a trailer BEWARE

    Okay.......I hear everyone ! It appears to be the consensus to have this shut down.

    IF/WHEN the original poster comes back and searches for his/her thread and sends me a PM ........ then I will...
  19. Thread: Weight?

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    Re: Weight?

    The outdrive is no different for the 4 cyl to the small block V8 only the gearing is changed. That base boat came with a 3.7 Liter 4 cylinder which was a big 4 cylinder (and very problematic) and a...
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    Re: aluminum stripping and paint?

    Those bare spots need to be primed with zinc chromate or your next paint might not stick and stay on the hull.

    It only needs a dusting of the primer and 1 can might be enough but 2 would be the...
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    Re: Buying a trailer BEWARE

    The original poster left 7 minutes after he/she posted and has not been back since. He/she really did not give a darn what people thought or said .....he signed up, bashed and fled the area...........
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    Re: Mercruiser trim tilt not working

    And you can even use a bit of sandpaper but the MAJORITY of those type problems are based on dirty corroded connections :)
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    Re: sea ray 160 motot mount repair

    Welcome to iboats.

    Yes White Oak is a good strong choice.

    Now food for thought we sell epoxy here Fiberglass & Epoxy Boat Repair & Building AND you need to remember this rule

    Epoxy will...
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    Re: Crestliner 1974 19' Photos

    Look good......yes more photos :)
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    Re: removing west marine topside paint

    Sanding is the only way....... most strippers will not remove the topside paint and it will only cause a chemical mess.
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    Re: Transom repair 16ft flat bottom jon boat

    You will not be too thick ;) I have used BOTH epoxy then varnish. Epoxy will break down in the sun due to the UV exposure so the marine varnish (Exterior varnish) has the uv protection

    I have...
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    Re: motor mounts Mercruiser 3.7L

    "normally" the mounts are lagged into the stringers and supports.

    I will move this over to the restoration section........ You need to have properly installed stringers.

    I HIGHLY recommend...
  28. Re: First Boat - What supplies/accessories do I need?

    Boating Safety Course........ for you AND your significant other ;)

    Lake of the Ozarks is a beautiful area Enjoy!
  29. Thread: Weight?

    by Bob_VT
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    Re: Weight?

    No that is dry weight with a base engine /outdrive so add about 200 lbs. So you are probably with fuel and toys under 3200.
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    Re: Buying a trailer BEWARE

    Welcome to iboats.

    You should have come here and asked questions first. We do not permit vender bashing and it is obvious you came here with the intent of bashing.
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    Re: $110 Valve Stem on a Car ????

    Was it a TPS valve stem? Yep, they do cost the big bucks. I have them on 2 of my cars.
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    Re: 1999 marada hull crack

    Thank the guy........... wish him luck .............. WALK AWAY........... forget that boat and never look back.
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    Re: Which SS Prop???????

    You know a 4th blade might do the trick and it will also pull like a tug boat.
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    Re: Concentrated Clorox - a cautionary tale

    HE washing machines so you use less.


    Now household bleach is effective and it is normally "over used" by the consumer. Here is a pdf to read that might help...
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    Re: Floor replacement help / questions

    Well when you call the manufacturer ask about marine use. I do not believe there are any boat manufacturers using it for decking. It is used for hatches.
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    Re: Felix Baumgartner's jump

    wow!!!
  37. Re: 1978 evinrude has a hard "jerk" every 26 seconds

    Okay I will yield to the Joe Reeves explanation and just watch ;)
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    Re: 1991 Ford f150 3.0L Ignition Problems

    Put a timing light on it and have someone rev the motor a bit. Wath the timimg mark and see if it moves. It should advance and if it is NOT moving then you have an ecm and ignition problem. I...
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    Re: Chemicals, in layman's terms ?

    That's a bargain!!!!! Look at this list ;) Top 10 Most Expensive Liquids On Earth
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    Re: transom repair in glass boat

    You will find that fiberglass and PL do not get along UNTIL the PL is starting to really cure. So if you attach something together and then want to use fiberglass to tab that to the hull...... you...
  41. Re: My first time restoring a starcraft. need confidence

    Welcome to iboats.

    LOL WHEN the weather gets warmer I see where you are from. I would suggest using gluvit to seal the rivets and seams. You might have to replace a missing rivet or two, or you...
  42. Re: How should i go about trading my motor for something smaller?

    Well I would suggest keeping the motor and raising it up a bit. You have two options........ rebuild the transom to accommodate a 20" shaft motor (which is the "common" size) or use a lift bracket...
  43. Re: 90 Johnson Re-Jet Carb After Boring .30 Over?

    I have encountered many outboards that have a single piston replaced with a slightly larger bore. On a 2 stoke it will not matter since all cylinders are independent ;)

    Just treat the assembly...
  44. Re: how can i lift an evinrude 90hp. v4. from a boat to my pickup an no lift ring?

    I have wrapped motorcycle/atv tie down straps around the motor, through the transom/steering bracket and hooked them to a pulley come-a-long and lifted one alone. I don't advise doing it alone.
    ...
  45. Re: Evinrude 90 and Johnson 90 Carb Difference?

    Is the newer power head from a VRO motor? That might be the difference. The older one is regular old school 2 stroke. The newer one is actually a 110-115 hp at the head.
  46. Re: 1978 evinrude has a hard "jerk" every 26 seconds

    I disagree with the above - for now. That gear set spins really fast and every 26 seconds it is not likely the gears.

    I would concentrate on the electrical and carbs. Now follow my train of...
  47. Re: Replacing Thru-Hulls Which Is Best Bronze ?

    The drains you want to replace can be replaced with brass drains http://www.iboats.com/Boat-Drains-Tubes-Drain-Covers/dm/*******.369060085--session_id.296035522--view_id.217452 and you will need to...
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    Re: Sidewinder knockoff... What is it?

    Welcome to iboats

    Do you mean the California Fiberglass Limited who made Sidewinders Sidewinder - Classic Boat Library

    I am kind of restoring one this year (when the snow leaves my yard)...
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    Re: tower of power compression?

    All 6 cylinders within 10% of each other. It will run even if the compression is as low as 70 lbs per cylinder but the older inlines would normally run 125 on average and some as high as 165. There...
  50. Re: Bought my first Johnson! Have a couple questions.

    That is a great motor and since it is 1986 model the HP was prop rated. What you have is actually about 125-130 hp at the powerhead.

    Doing the impeller and the t-stats is a great idea. I realize...
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