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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-30-2020, 11:34 PM
    You can use any 351w intake manifold. Nothing is really marine specific. Some manufacturers lined water jackets with brass or other metal, but it's...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-27-2020, 07:51 PM
    Indeed etrailer has some (such as https://www.etrailer.com/Boat-Trailer-Parts/Dutton-Lainson/DL21584.html). All older Supra trailers I've seen have...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-25-2020, 08:18 PM
    If your talking wrench size on the lags to get a quick and dirty idea of stringer condition, I've always brought a small metric adjustable with me...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-25-2020, 08:09 PM
    cadunkle replied to a thread Quieter exhaust? in General Chat
    Very interesting about running glasspacks. I'm surprised they muffle well with the fiberglass saturated. Wet packing permanently reduces muffling...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-23-2020, 09:30 PM
    Are Sunsport and Saltare platforms the same size and both use three brackets? If so I may be interested in your teak platform. Not sure I want to get...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-23-2020, 09:05 PM
    cadunkle replied to a thread Quieter exhaust? in General Chat
    The Gibson muffler tips arrived today. I don't expect a significant volume reduction from the straight through with baffle design, but it's similar...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-19-2020, 08:27 PM
    cadunkle replied to a thread Quieter exhaust? in General Chat
    Good point about FAE staying attached. I was also concerned about drag and force on the mounting brackets as I've read a few people have had issues...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-19-2020, 06:32 PM
    cadunkle replied to a thread Quieter exhaust? in General Chat
    Thanks for the info on the wake with FAE, that makes me feel less concerned if I end up going that route. I spent the today on the water. It may...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-18-2020, 08:51 PM
    Use wood, coosa, or other proven composite material and do a traditional build. If you really want to use aluminum build a cradle to mount the engine...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-18-2020, 08:39 PM
    An update. After removing most fuel from the tank, then adding fuel, the KSS 8" sending unit moved to 1/8 gauge reading after adding about 9 gallons....
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-18-2020, 05:06 PM
    cadunkle replied to a thread Quieter exhaust? in General Chat
    Decibels as measured with a cheap Risepro $20 meter accurate to +-1.5 dB. I measured idling in my driveway standing 20' behind the boat and a few...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-17-2020, 09:21 PM
    cadunkle replied to a thread Quieter exhaust? in General Chat
    And the installed picture...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-17-2020, 09:19 PM
    cadunkle replied to a thread Quieter exhaust? in General Chat
    Yes, primary wakeboard and kneeboard. It's too loud both in the boat and behind it. I got the Hardin Marine tips installed today. The factory hole...
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  • Salty87's Avatar
    07-17-2020, 06:57 PM
    Filling the bilge sometimes doesn't work well. Instead of dripping straight to the ground water will run down the hull to the lowest point and drip...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-17-2020, 12:20 AM
    cadunkle replied to a thread Quieter exhaust? in General Chat
    I have heard mixed reviews about the effect on the wake. I've not ruled out FAE, but it will be a last resort for me. The transom mufflers arrived...
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  • Salty87's Avatar
    07-16-2020, 01:44 AM
    Salty87 replied to a thread Quieter exhaust? in General Chat
    Why no FAE type solution?
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  • Salty87's Avatar
    07-16-2020, 01:42 AM
    It may work but you'll be trail blazing where no one has gone before. And if you're not on crack you can do better than the factory so rebuild with...
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  • Salty87's Avatar
    07-16-2020, 01:38 AM
    Pics are always the best way to go. These boats aren't rocket science but there's a learning curve. Good for you buddy. Many of us started learning...
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  • Salty87's Avatar
    07-15-2020, 07:09 PM
    Where the water enters and where it appears could be 2 very different spots. Plus, in front of the engine is the lowest point of the bilge so a...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-15-2020, 05:56 PM
    Tracking fins have through bolts into the bilge, one pair goes through part of the pylon mount. Never heard of them leaking, but it's possible they...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-14-2020, 08:50 PM
    cadunkle replied to a thread Hydraulic steering? in General Chat
    Check for worn parts. I replaced the rudder, port, cable, and helm on my Saltare a few years ago. With the worn parts it was hard to steer at speed...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-14-2020, 08:47 PM
    It could also be the rudder port, earlier models have a packing gland but a 1992 probably has o-rings. I had to remove and reseal my swim platform...
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-14-2020, 08:45 PM
    cadunkle replied to a thread Quieter exhaust? in General Chat
    I ordered the Hardin Marine transom mount silencers (https://www.cpperformance.com/p-12598-3-straight-cut-part-time-transom-mounted-silencers.aspx)....
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  • cadunkle's Avatar
    07-11-2020, 06:28 PM
    cadunkle started a thread Quieter exhaust? in General Chat
    I have an '89 Saltare which has a 454 and straight pipes, too loud. I'd like to quiet it down. I first looked for SuperTrapps as they were factory on...
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