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  1. Blowing main fuse at 3500 rpm

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Not sure what's up, but my Vector an issue blowing the main fuse on the hot feed to the ignition switch when I reach 3500-4000 rpm. I haven't delved too deeply into it, other than examining wiring diagrams. It is a carbureted 502 with the blue MSD marine 6m-2L multi-fire ignition. I'm thinking...
  2. Oil blowing out of breather

    Jet Boats
    460 Ford running 5qts 10W30 and a quart of Lucas oil stabilizer. First I was using a built in pcv breather with a hose running to the back of the carb. Cruzing at 60 with the engine reving at 3,000 the crank case pressure would build up and blow it out of the gromet. The dip stick would pop out...
  3. Overheating and now blowing smoke...

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Towards the end of last summer I noticed that my temp gauge was almost instantly pegging past the 250 degree mark.. I felt the exhaust logs and they were cool, hoses all felt cold so at that time (in my infinite wisdom) I figured I lost a ground wire or something and was getting a false...
  4. I keep blowing out my o-ring

    Jet Boats
    I have blown out two nylon o- rings in my diverter nozzle in two trips. I put steering stops in thinking that was the problem. I was getting a ton of blowby around the housing. I have an old dominator droop snoot I think. Could incompatibility be the problem? Do I need a place snoot or a...
  5. wierd blowing oil problem

    Jet Boats
    I'll try to explain this as best I can without photos. I have a weiand tunnel ram on my 496. When I put it on the engine, there was a hole I tried to get a bolt into and couldn't. Its a little smaller than the others, so I figured it didn't need one. Well, when you give the boat some...
  6. blowing fuses

    Jet Boats
    Looking for some help in the electrical department. Ive been out a couple of times this year and all is good until last weekend when I was running back to the ramp. Basically just up and quit. Looked at my gauges and saw that there was no power to them. Ended up blowing the fuse (30amp) going...
  7. Man dies blowing up inflatable boat

    PB Open Water
    Be carefull when blowing up an inflatable... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oirxZHT7a0s&feature=related
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