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  1. V-Drives
    I'm pulling the muffler tips off and wanted to put on some standard non-muffled tips Should I make up a round rubber gasket or just use some kind of silicone to seal it?
  2. V-Drives
    Can someone tell me how this comes apart? I took off the cover thinking I would be looking at the Impeller....Nope just a drive for a fuel pump. If I was at the lake trying to do this I would be ready to Scream!!!
  3. Jet Boats
    Hey all, Considering the purchase of a 74 Rogers Bonneville 18' that needs a fuel tank repaired or replaced. Was wondering how difficult it would be to remove the fuel tanks? I understand that a they are glassed in, but not sure whether that means they are encapsulated in glass or is it that...
  4. Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I'm putting full length stringers in my southwind. What's the best way to shape and fit them?
  5. Outdrives
    I have an 87 Hallett vector 21 454 merc and an alpha 1 Im looking to replace my outdrive for a stronger unit any advice on a problem free strong unit that I'll be able to bolt up that will handle motor upgrades to follow ?
  6. PB Open Water
    Does anyone have any first hand, family member or close friend experience they would care to share? Good or bad please. My wife is in need of a knee replacement. I'm really concerned, once her original equipment is removed it's a done deal. Thanks in advance.
  7. Jet Boats
    I have a Ultra 2004 21 Stealth, my original storage "dust" cover is starting to show signs of wear. I have a custom full cover that I use for the winter, but want to replace the light weight storage cover for summer use. Has anyone replaced this specific boat with an aftermarket "online" cover...
  8. PB Open Water
    Good afternoon, i need to replace the fouled fiberglass floor tanks in my 21' Howard v-drive cruiser with custom fab aluminum. I'm looking for someone in the greater Spokane area. Any suggestions?
  9. V-Drives
    How To Videos for strut bushing replacement A few videos I made over the weekend..... Here's the first half of project. shows taking everything apart.
  10. West Coast - South
    Well to make a long story short transom, floor, and stringers are all rotten. Getting replaced by Boat Body Shop in Lake Havasu, AZ. Out with the motor and outdrive: Look how wet it is: Transom is out: Stringers are out: New Transom is in: Stringers are in
  11. Jet Boats
    I looked at a boat I'm considering to buy & saw a lot of grease coming out of the packing seal & packing gland area. Not sure if its been Over greased or the seal & packing gland need to be replaced? Can this seal or packing gland be replaced without pulling the engine or the pump? What labor...
  12. V-Drives
    When I first began reading the forums, a common complaint was not providing enough info. HA! How should I install my replacement fuel tanks? Almost every single boat person I have met since I got Dad’s old 1967 Belmont 19’ flatbottom v-drive out almost 2 years ago has told me to get rid of the...
  13. Trailers and Trailer Parts
    I have and Extreme Trailer with a Dethmer or Demco actuator with a bad solenoid coil. The coil is what is bad (it does not energize when in reverse and I have checked the power going to it when in reverse), It has a nut holding the coil on to the soleoid stem but I am unable to locate just the...
  14. V-Drives
    Big complaint through the years are leaking J-Drains. Guys don't trust them when keeping their boat in the water for a period of time. Nobody wants to change em out because the extra holes left in the back of your boat or the thru hole size doesn't fit a standard twist-in style drain plug. Our...
  15. Jet Boats
    where do ya find the tall gale banks style log risers? this one is proving to be a pain in the ass to get sealed welding.
  16. GN7 On the Dyno
    Still working on the Hallet. Have decided a cam and possible intake change are in order. Could I get some experienced advice on the best choices for my application? Motor is 8.25 CR, Dove heads with stock sized valves and some porting, 950 cfm professionally set up Holley, running 30 degrees...
  17. Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Feel free to read the mumbo jumbo or skip to pic's below... (should have them done in a few days). I apologize but I am not able to space any of the paragraphs... not sure why? The project is in final stages and pictures to follow soon. A little background- This is my first flattie v drive...
  18. PB Open Water
    Chromaveil (TM) replacement Just wondering about additional sources for any printed products similar to Fiberglast's Chromaveil (TM) product. Fiberglast is taking the product offline so its no longer available unless I order 5x the amount I need for orders to un-mothball the patent that they...
  19. Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Just wondering about additional sources for any printed products similar to Fiberglast's Chromaveil (TM) product. Fiberglast is taking the product offline so its no longer available unless I order 5x the amount I need for orders to un-mothball the patent that they hold. I would be willing to...
  20. Jet Boats
    I'm at a crossroads with my family's 75 Wriedt Maverick 18' jet boat. It's been in our family since day 1 when my Dad bought it off the lot in Norwalk, CA. The jet was rebuilt about 15 years ago, but the engine is '75 original. It still runs but blows a lot of oil out of the breathers and has...
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