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    Well...even if it is possible to get vapor lock,...

    Well...even if it is possible to get vapor lock, opening the throttle would not make a difference in that case. Starting better with an open throttle is still the biggest indication of flooding, or...
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    If the positive side is good, then it could be a...

    If the positive side is good, then it could be a negative side connection.
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    +1 to flooding. That likely means an injector is...

    +1 to flooding. That likely means an injector is bad, allowing fuel to drip into the manifold while the engine sits with pressure in the line. Vapor locking is not a problem with fuel injection...
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    Same here for platform depth...just never lost a...

    Same here for platform depth...just never lost a stock pin in the water. Lost 2 when my son helped me remove the platform and he never could remember where he put them. We had to use stainless...
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    Sounds like an O2 sensor is disconnected or bad.

    Sounds like an O2 sensor is disconnected or bad.
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    I replaced my swim platform and no longer use...

    I replaced my swim platform and no longer use those pins...but the only problem I ever had with them for the 16 years I did use them is losing them when someone else misplaced them. We had to remove...
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    Some of us have to remove the platform for...

    Some of us have to remove the platform for storage, so the pins are a necessity. Here is a supplier:
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  8. Thread: VSR Grounding

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    What's a VSR? What Mike is trying to say is...

    What's a VSR?

    What Mike is trying to say is the correct answer normally is the easiest ground to reach from where the component is located. At the rear, anything on the engine block, left front...
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    If it helps...we've all been there...

    If it helps...we've all been there...
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    Excellent!

    Excellent!
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    There are Holley spread bores. They were...

    There are Holley spread bores. They were replacements for the old Rochesters. But so far he hasn't confirmed we are dealing with a Holley.

    What happens when you connect the choke wire? Here is...
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    Summit is the last place I know who carry a good...

    Summit is the last place I know who carry a good selection of Holley parts. Ace hardware or NAPA do carry gasket material you can use to cut your own gasket if time is a factor.

    It's always hard...
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    Was it disconnected and held open, or allowed to...

    Was it disconnected and held open, or allowed to close? Michael has a great point. The carb can't be tilted too much or the floats will spill fuel out of the vents. Normally the manifold is cut,...
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    For 95% of carbs, opening the screws is richer. ...

    For 95% of carbs, opening the screws is richer. 2-1/2 should be on the rich side, but that is good for initial starting. Once the engine is warm you can work on leaning the mixture to get the most...
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    Open the idle speed up to get it running the...

    Open the idle speed up to get it running the first time. You will then have to bring it up to operating temp and adjust the idle mixtures and idle speed. The pro can rebuild a perfect carb, but it...
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    Bummer. I feel your pain. Most of the...

    Bummer. I feel your pain. Most of the accessories, like pumps, lights, most gages, and odd motors should not be damaged by a short reverse voltage. The electronics, like the perfect pass, radio,...
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    Use the 3M 5200 glue and sealant. It's nasty...

    Use the 3M 5200 glue and sealant. It's nasty stuff, but seals great and never gets hard or cracks. Be sure to clean the plate thoroughly, and then apply the sealant around the plate and around the...
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    There is a knob under the dash that you turn to...

    There is a knob under the dash that you turn to tune the main speedo. For the perfect pass you adjust within the setup menu.

    The bigger the battery the better. If you sit for long times with the...
  19. Thread: Water in the Oil

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    No, in general cast iron is not weldable. It can...

    No, in general cast iron is not weldable. It can be done, but it will not last.
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    Very nice!

    Very nice!
  21. Thread: Water in the Oil

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    That can be caused by a cracked block or bad head...

    That can be caused by a cracked block or bad head gasket. But, it can also happen on a perfect engine if you only run it for short periods without letting it fully warm up. Condensation builds and...
  22. Thread: Bottom Maintenance

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    Very nice!

    Very nice!
  23. Thread: Bottom Maintenance

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    Beautiful! Got a couple questions...First,...

    Beautiful!

    Got a couple questions...First, how are you lifting the boat with nothing under the hull? Then, what kind of hull finish did you use?
  24. Interesting...on the later boats they mounted the...

    Interesting...on the later boats they mounted the knock sensor to the drain plugs! Not the way I would have done it, for obvious reasons. I bet after 15 years those boats have run many seasons with...
  25. Thread: Boat Lift Cradle

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    Those bunks look like they are for a smaller boat...

    Those bunks look like they are for a smaller boat or pontoon. You have to spread the bunks to just clear the speed paddle and water inlets. Then, this is a rather deep "V" boat with fins, so you...
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