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    Despite record heat here in Texas work continued....

    Despite record heat here in Texas work continued. Deck is done and cap is placed on the hull. I'm glad I test fit the cap as it looks like I knew what I was doing. eBay Seadek went on sale and I...
  2. My 2 cents is, don't wait to long before...

    My 2 cents is, don't wait to long before beginning the restore. Reason being is that if you wait too long, it will be hard to make replacement parts when the originals are turned to dust. For my...
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    There could be a number of different locations...

    There could be a number of different locations that water could be leaking. While it could be the shaft packing, it could also be leaking exhaust, rudder port or leaking water hose.

    Best bet is...
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    I would check Acme propeller as they have a prop...

    I would check Acme propeller as they have a prop selector tool that will help find the prop based on the parameters you give it. Or I have heard that OJ props has great customer support. Also...
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    Work continues. Got the flooring faired and just...

    Work continues. Got the flooring faired and just have to sand a few spots smooth. I got the bilge and pylon holes cut. With all this recent progress I feel like I am actually working on a boat and...
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    A Borg Warner Velvet Drive 71c would have been...

    A Borg Warner Velvet Drive 71c would have been the transmission used. What prop are you using? It would be much cheaper to put a lower pitched prop on than trans and prop.
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    With the kids of on summer break, I've been able...

    With the kids of on summer break, I've been able to put some serious work done.

    The deck has had the corners rounded over and a coat of resin on all sides. I also got the battery access cut. Not...
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    I put the cap on one last time to make sure...

    I put the cap on one last time to make sure everything is at the correct height. For the most part it is dead on. There in only one area where I need to shim the floor up 1/8".

    I was able to...
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    I personally would not unless you are ready for...

    I personally would not unless you are ready for an extensive project or you have been waiting for that boat model. From the description it is a complete gut job and rebuild much like what I am in...
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    Status update: 3/4" BCX plywood hurt the...

    Status update: 3/4" BCX plywood hurt the pocketbook at $70 a sheet, but progress must continue. 90% of the flooring has been cut to size. I just have the area under the helmet to cut.

    I took...
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    Progress is picking up. I cut up my old pylon...

    Progress is picking up. I cut up my old pylon assembly to free the original pylon and also to use the sides for backers for the new assembly. I also picked up most of the plywood flooring and...
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    Progress has been slow but still making it. I got...

    Progress has been slow but still making it. I got the exhaust hose in and setup.

    A family event put me in the general area of the legendary Mischief. So it was decided we should perform a...
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    Well onto set back #164 (exaggerating but not by...

    Well onto set back #164 (exaggerating but not by much). I noticed that the base for the pylon was still flaking off after I got it to bare metal before I painted it. After further inspection, I'm...
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    Here are some pictures of the cap repair. There...

    Here are some pictures of the cap repair. There was far more repair work on where the cap and the storage locker meet but due to how I have the cap supported I can't get a good picture of it.
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    The floor that I pulled out was 3/4" marine ply. ...

    The floor that I pulled out was 3/4" marine ply. My uncle replaced the floors after he got it because they rotted out back then. The cap has been back on the hull 3 times to make sure there is room...
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    Progress report Built bulkheads to help prevent...

    Progress report
    Built bulkheads to help prevent water intrusion and support the floor. I have 3/4" flooring planned.
    I placed the cap on one more time and everything looks to be close. So far the...
  17. Thread: 87 Ts6m Parts

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    Thank you for the bolt spacing. I will measure...

    Thank you for the bolt spacing. I will measure shortly and get back with you
  18. Thread: 87 Ts6m Parts

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    I figured that was what you were talking about. ...

    I figured that was what you were talking about. To see if I can retrofit that bracket to my '81, would you be able to tell me the bolt spacing, unless prop struts are a standard bolt pattern. Also...
  19. Thread: 87 Ts6m Parts

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    Just out of curiosity what steering bracket are...

    Just out of curiosity what steering bracket are you selling?
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    I have been eyeing those but I just can't see...

    I have been eyeing those but I just can't see spending that money on exhaust tips. I'm looking for more budget friendly alternatives.
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    Bummer those would not work. My new transom and...

    Bummer those would not work. My new transom and stringers say thank you.
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    By chance do you have the exhaust through hulls...

    By chance do you have the exhaust through hulls or exhaust tips? I need a 3" id tip to replace the poor setup on mine

    Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    ISO Exhaust Tips

    I was wondering if anyone had any 3" ID exhaust tips that I could take off someone's hands.

    My '81 just had 3" fiberglass tube siliconed in place with flappers clamped on. I am in search of...
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    Test Fit

    Time for an update. This past weekend I rebuilt the gantry cranes and got the repaired cap (she is not going to win any beauty pageants) back up in the air. Boy were my measurements wrong in the...
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    Thank you for the pictures of an actual Sport. ...

    Thank you for the pictures of an actual Sport. There are quite a few subtle differences between the 81 and 82 Sports.
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