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  1. Propellers
    Hey all. Dad just bought us a new to us 1977 General Marine Ranger mdl SRV-19. It has the original Mercruiser 470 in it. So when we got it, the prop had been run hard in the rocks. I don't know the manufacturer of this prop. What I do know is it was a three blade 13 1/2" by 23 pitch. Went to the...
  2. V-Drives
    Finaly wore out the Nicson exhausts and need some new ones. The boat is a 21ft Howard v-drive cruiser with a 468 11:1 closed chamber rect port heads and an 850 Quickfuel carb. The motor will be under an engine cover. Im trying to figure out the best route without going back to the logs. The...
  3. Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Hey guys, I've been a bit absent lately as just crazy busy with life and work. Now that it's winter it's time for some love on the New Cheetah FastCat. The carpet the guy installed a few years back is just junk. It's isn't holding up very well, and it's just plain HOT!! The cheap stuff I got...
  4. Jet Boats
    After a starter issue that has been taken care of with replacement, there is now a spot on the ring gear that is missing a few teeth. It's a 454 with a berkely 12jc pump. Has rockwell h beam drive line. My driveline case has a larger access door that I can get to the u joints. By the packing a...
  5. PB Open Water
    I have an Eliminator Fun Deck that came from AZ/CA and it has the obligatory Gibson mufflers for tips. I am in Texas and we don't have noise ordinances on the lake so I want to put some different tips on the boat to get some more sound out of the 525 motor. There are guys with SBC in my marina...
  6. V-Drives
    Well, here we go. There is a lot of work here, but I'm keepin' my eye on the prize. This is 1964 Stevens my first V Drive project.I love this boat, but unfortunately I wasn't very wise when I took on the project. I knew it had a dry rot issue in driver side stringers up front where the foot...
  7. Jet Boats
    Guys, I'm getting ready to replace the rub rail on my Nordic and I'm wondering if there are any tricks of the trade that will help me out. The back and the sides are pretty self explanitory but the front going around the forks has me scratching my head.
  8. Jet Boats
    I am trying to replace the throttle and am having an issue getting the old one off. where it attaches to the foot peddle I have removed the nut in the red circle (am i suppose to do that?) or does it just pop off the cable? Then there is a screw (allan wrench) where it enters the foot peddle...
  9. Jet Boats
    First off, I did some searching and besides alot of threads on "..my boat is filling with water, why?" and some thread about a world record jet boat jump :54: I couldn't find a thread that had some tips on removing the old packing from a jet w/o disassembling it. I've had my jet for 2 years and...
  10. V-Drives
    Hi all, So I got a 76' sanger flatty hull and am stripping it down more or less to redo the floors etc. The ride plate is busted and cracked under the middle turnbuckles and water pick ups. Making a new one shouldn't be any problem for Me, but I am wondering about removing and replacing...
  11. Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Any ideas on what's involved in replacing the wood on the inner part of the transom? The transom wood on my Rogers is rotted and soft in some spots and all though it's not a huge deal, I'd like to have it replaced this winter. This job looks to be a little outta my league so I'd need a...
  12. User "How To" Section
    I want to replace the bunks and fender side panels on a Competion trailer. Any reccomendations on materials, type of wood, carpet materials ? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated !
  13. Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I have a 19' Rogers Bonneville that I've owned for less than a year. The last few times that I've gotten into the boat, I've noticed a light crackling sound and a little movement when I first place my foot onto the area of the floor just ahead of the front seats. If I get down close to the floor...
  14. Jet Boats
    I'm replacing the floor in my Southwind Formula 1. I have new floor glassed in with matt so far 18 in long 10 in wide, overlapping 6 in, first layer. I staggerd second layer joints,right now 2 layers down soooo i plan on woven next layer,but the original floor was was installed with one sheet of...
  15. Jet Boats
    So guys i'm replacing the alternator in my boat and the alternator being replaced is a Motorola marine alternator with an external regulator attached to it. I do not wish to run a marine alternator but i'm having issues finding a replacement alternator because there is only one wire running into...
  16. Jet Boats
    I cut the old steel tanks out of the Rogers today and have some questions. Who has had custom tanks made, and who made them? Im looking for aluminum and they have a specific shape to them. I want nice ones. Where can I buy some matt, 1708, and resin to glass in new tanks when I get them? Last...
  17. User "How To" Section
    I have a 22ft tahiti that Im replacing the floor in and looking for some pointers on the right way to do it, and what materials to use etc. It wasnt hard to figure out how to get the old stuff out being one side had a crack in it almost up the whole side where the seam is. But the belly is...
  18. Jet Boats
    Hello all, I'm needing some advice on replacing my headers. I have a 23' Wriedt with a 460. I have these Indmar headers on right now and they have rusted through on the sides. Should I get new Indmars, or should I replace them with something different??? Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
  19. Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Where do you guys get good wood for replacing stringers?
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