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by sunkShips
Thu May 22, 2008 12:47 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Sluggish Motor going from Idle to Plane
Replies: 11
Views: 1915

No not at all...

... I would read the directions on the can and I hope the new owner does too, probably hes a smart guy. But its always nice to know what others have experenced, see the Smoke thing... that is good to know, I too would think I broke it. Thank you...
by sunkShips
Thu May 22, 2008 8:46 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Sluggish Motor going from Idle to Plane
Replies: 11
Views: 1915

WOW, Thank you all....

...Well I am going to shoot off an email to the new owner of the boat. I think the best bet is get some seafoam, I have a question though..... SeaFoam? Does he just put it in the gas tank? Boomer you said "Do it outside" What do you mean by that? The plugs are now about a year old, I supposed they c...
by sunkShips
Tue May 20, 2008 1:31 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Sluggish Motor going from Idle to Plane
Replies: 11
Views: 1915

Thank you both

I have rebult the carbs replaced the fuel lines and the fuel filter as well as the primer bulb and its tube, so those should be good. I think it is worth a shot to use some seafoam and see if that helps, beyond that I dont know what could be wrong. I actually recently sold the boat and the guy is ha...
by sunkShips
Mon May 19, 2008 2:04 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Sluggish Motor going from Idle to Plane
Replies: 11
Views: 1915

Sluggish Motor going from Idle to Plane

I have a 75 hp Mariner and it is sluggish when I go from Idle up to speed to plane. It at times (usually when cold) wont go faster then a few mile per hour when I floor it. It seems after it gets warm I can go from idle to full speed with no troble, but at times it dosent seem to GO! Any thougths? o...
by sunkShips
Thu May 15, 2008 8:39 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 1977 Bomber Bass Boat with a Mariner 75hp - Model Year?
Replies: 2
Views: 1103

Thank you...

Thank you, I appreciate it.
by sunkShips
Wed May 14, 2008 8:32 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 1977 Bomber Bass Boat with a Mariner 75hp - Model Year?
Replies: 2
Views: 1103

1977 Bomber Bass Boat with a Mariner 75hp - Model Year?

Hello Again, friends, I have a 75hp Mariner Motor, but I do not know the year, Does anyone know how to figure out the year? I need to do some tune up etc... and the year would help greatly. thx.

Serial: OB288335 75 hp Mariner

Thank you...
by sunkShips
Tue Sep 18, 2007 4:14 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 23' SeaCraft Transom rebuild
Replies: 42
Views: 10199

Is that gonna hold the Motor? I would think it would rip right off! 8O
by sunkShips
Wed Sep 12, 2007 1:42 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Avanti Transom Repair and More
Replies: 208
Views: 34031

Unbeliveable, Looks very NICE. Looks Professional, wait it dosent look professional, if it did it would NOT be Epoxy and not painted properly.

Nice Job, cant wait to see it on the water. DOH! I still need to post my pics on the water.

:)
by sunkShips
Fri Aug 24, 2007 9:11 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Transom Strength
Replies: 193
Views: 28724

It LEAKS!!! DOH! I put the motor on by myself and couldnt tighten down the bolts adn forgot I needed to have someone help me. :oops: Just had a small drizzle at one of the bolt holes, no worries. Anyhow, took it from the water went home and cried. :cry: BUT, yesterday Thursday, got a friend to come ...
by sunkShips
Sat Aug 18, 2007 10:15 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Transom Strength
Replies: 193
Views: 28724

Hey Steven, Thank you, it was fun and I do really apreciate all the help I got here, I could not have done it without anyone here. Thank you all. No I did not use Biaxal Coth to cover the whole transom. I test it out tommorrow, see if it floats. I will let you all know and I will post some pics of i...