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  1. Jet Boats
    I have had these same symptoms on 2 engines, old mostly stock 454 and the new 476. With the pump outlet valve all the way open the engine runs at 150 idle and 130 cruising, if I close the valve at all it gets hotter. I have checked everything but the wear ring. Turning the pump over by hand it...
  2. Jet Boats
    My engine runs at about 150 degrees when running but when I cut it off and sit for a while it warms up to about 200 degrees. Is this normal or should I be checking for something ? thanks
  3. GN7 On the Dyno
    I have a Mercury 6.2L that I am having some challenges with lately. I have replaced the ignition assembly, plugs, fuel filter wires and IAC on it. It runs really well when it is cold and even for a long while when warm. But after a good hour of running, it will start to drop RPMs. While cruising...
  4. Jet Boats
    what kind of water pumps are the rope racer guys using to put a little heat in the engines while on the trailer that can stand a little heat?
  5. PB Open Water
    So... tell me about your recent boating outings... so I can live vicariously through all of you!!! :p
  6. PB Open Water
    WHAT CROSSED YOUR MIND WHEN YOU READ THIS............................
  7. PB Open Water
    Weather Station Lake Front @ The Islander, Lake Havasu City Elevation 455 ft Now Clear Temperature 124.5 °F Feels Like 109 °F Wind(mph) 0.0 Sunrise / Set 5:28 AM 7:53 PM
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  9. PB Open Water
    Nice day at the beach
  10. Jet Boats
    You guys who race, what do you guys do to warm up your engine. Would take alot of idling to get that oil warm. I was thinking about installing a oil heater this winter while i had the motor out.
  11. Jet Boats
    Hey guys, I'm very new to the game here. When I pulled my boat out of the water last night I noticed the pump bowl was pretty warm to the touch. Is this normal or could the bushing be toast and I'm damaging the shaft if I keep using it? I checked the gear lube in it and the level is...
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