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  1. motor dies rough water

    I have a cat with blown 540 twin carbs, motor dies going over rough water. it starts right back up. I have checked float levels, seem to be good, fuel pressure good. no loose ignition wires. what should I check now ? It only dies when going over rough water or big wake.
  2. Rough start to the weekend...

    Jet Boats
    Got a reasonably early start out to Big River last Friday, then had a blowout on the trailer about a mile past Chiriaco Summit. Strapped up the axle and limped into Blythe, got a new tire and finally into Parker at about midnight, only took about 8 hours. New tires and a spare before the next...
  3. 99' 496 efi rough at idle then clears up

    PB Open Water
    Hi guys, My brother has a 1999 28' nordic with a 496 efi engine. When you start it up hot or cold it runs rough but, as soon as you give it some throttle it seems to clear up and run fine. He took it to a shop in Havasu for outdrive service and after servicing it he told him that it sounded...
  4. 2006 Mercruiser 496 HO Engine starts, rough idle, stalls Help!!!!

    Hello, My apology if this questions has been asked many times. I did a search but could not locate an answer. As the title indicates, my 2006 496 HO starts then stalls. I called for service. I was told they had to replace both fuel pumps (Low & high pressure). They contacted me said the boat is...
  5. Rough enough for ya????

    PB Open Water
    just a pic for you guys that always say oh it doesn't get that rough at LOTO!!!!! leaving the shootout
  6. 454 Mag MPI runs rough

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Up until just a couple weeks ago my 96' Wellcraft Scarab with a 454 Mag MPI has been running flawless; then one Sat we went out and I noticed as I started to throttle up to get onto plane the motor started to run really rough. What I mean by rough is, that it sounds like its running on 7...
  7. Rough day at the office part 2

    PB Open Water
    Just checking in been too busy shooting lately so figured I would share a bit today.
  8. Tell me about rough water ride in Ultra's 22 Stealth V-boat...

    PB Open Water
    Looking at an Ultra 22 Stealth with a jet and 502... I'd appreciate for those that own or have ridden in them to post and let me know how the ride is in this boat in small to medium chop? I'll be mostly boating on the River rather than Havasu or Mohave, so I won't be dealing with big chops but...
  9. 2004 46' Cigarette Rough Rider 1,200hp Cobras with fresh rebuilds and warranty

    Boats for Sale
    Listed for a client This turn key Cigarette runs 120mph+ with twin Cobra 1,200hp/700 cubic inch engines with a Cobra Power 6 month factory warranty. Twin Mercury Racing drysump 6 drives, drysump transmissions, 5 blade lab finished propellers, new Stelling headers with tailpipes. The engine...
  10. Olds 455 running rough....

    Jet Boats
    I have an olds 455 that I just purchased. I replaced the intake and dist. and ignition box. Went to fire it up and I can't get it to idle and It is running rough. When i installed the new dist. I took the #1 cyl. spark plug out & got it on the comp. stroke, pointed the rotor at the #1 cyl and...
  11. [Question] Intermitten Rough Idle Only When In Gear??? Ideas?

    So this weekend I encountered a new issue that I haven't ever had before. My left motor intermittenly did not want to hold an idle when it was in gear. I would shift it into gear and unless I applied some throttle it would die out and the motor would quit. No trobules restarting, no troubles...
  12. Mercruiser 6.2L MPI rough idle problem

    (hidden) Offshore Tech
    Ok guys having problems with my 6.2 MPI EFI. Idle is rough and anything above say 1500 rpms runs perfect. Heres what I have checked and replaced so far. Checked compression 170lbs on all cylinders, replaced IAC valve, replaced plug wires, replaced plugs, replaced cap ad rotor. Only runs rough on...
  13. Which Deckboat Handles the Rough Stuff

    PB Open Water
    Which deck boat best handles the rough stuff? I have heard different opinions, but hope to get some input. Also, which one doesn't handle the rough stuff? Thanks for your input. Regards, SSC
  14. Rough Ride

    PB Open Water
    Well I have been going to the Eliminator regattas for 17 years now and I must say this was my worst ride home from Havasu about 30 mins out of Laughlin I blew a tire. Got my spare put on then 20 miles from the Essex road exit I blew another. Senorpdog, 26lavey525, Jake at Eliminator and my AAA...
  15. Rough night

    PB Open Water
    Well yesterday morning I had orthscopic surgery on my knee a clean out and miniscus (sp). Yesterday was fine able to get around on crutches felt great I was like this is nothing. Well last night went to the ER cause I was in so much pain i thought I was on my death bed. Anyways they gave me a...
  16. think you have it rough ?????

    PB Open Water check this guy out..... Dang, talk about a healthy sense of humor. Its a little touchy feely....but worth watching.
  17. Rough morning I lost my little one! "RIP Ginger"

    PB Open Water
    RIP Ginger I posted this on RDP and thought the many boaters out there who had the chance to let thier kids play with her and the others who got a smile when they seen her on the HDD should know!;) This Saturday morning at 1:00AM my wife and I lost our one of our furry children. We...
  18. been a rough couple of days...

    PB Open Water
    in january!
  19. Lake was rough and crowded Saturday

    PB Open Water
  20. Tomorrows gonna be rough

    PB Open Water
    Nikkie's down 11%... Biggest drop since 87 if it doesnt come back before the close. Hang on to your hats fellas, its gonna be a wild ride tomorrow.