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  1. what rotation ? if this was for an outdrive boat.it will be LH
  2. Spent the day off Rochester with capt Bruce of Hooked Up charters as our boat isnt easily trailerable. Never met the man before today and he over delivered in everything, great boat and equipment, a metric ****ton of knowledge on the fisherie and able to take and throw BS with hillbillies like us. We rebooked for the fall b4 heading south. A damn fine time with a good captain. Almost forgot had a nice mix of fish, some released and some released in the smoker
  3. make sure you match the engine rotation as the strut and rudder are rotation specific
  4. s whats the closest you get to buffalo ?
  5. the first thing any reputable dealer or manufacturer will need to know are your current max rpm s and gps speed.Also make you know the transmijsion ratio
  6. If your ever headed west a few hundred miles Id buy them if still. available
  7. yes.use a 3 way valve be sure to doub!e clamp and if its under the floor be sure to use uscg approved inboard fuel line
  8. if you have an inline spark tester put it inline and watch it when the motor quits for erratic spark
  9. try a remote tank if you havent yet
  10. I bought the 288 Predator that was for sale on here that had a broken nose.After fixing the glasswork I sorta went off the deep end.Sold my pristine Pro Hunter and had 20k to work with.I always dreamed about being able to outfit a new to me boat with out the money concerns, let me tell you jts fun as hell to melt your Mastercard and pay it off each month Hers a list of what Ive done so far,when its out of my shop in a few weeks Ill post pics. new dash and gages Raymarine 12 inch Axiom flush mounted in redesigned dash Raymarine ev 200 autopilot 2 new Teleflex binnacles new seat skins and foam 100 % rewired with tinned marine wire 4 battery bank with onboard charger and ACRs and emergency combine switch Radar arch with 14 rod tubes new rub rail Halon syztem in engine bay Teleflex tilt hydraulic steering system Lewmar Pro series 700 windlass LED spreader lights Ritchie Helmsman compass Icon VHF JBL stereo new exhaust hoses Lewmar 22 lb stainless ancor King Starboard side panels washdown system 300 foot anchor rode wiper motors with pantograph arms new canvas and eisenglass Dometic ac srstem Im sure I forgot some things, Ill pics in a few weeks and am damn glad wifey doesnt readthis forum
  11. those little springy stylus could hide in plain sight on my grey floor
  12. what he said. on my 26 Penn Yan Ilooked like a stoner on the plotter track until i found the boats COG and pulled from that point
  13. ill take the rods if still available. will be in WNY next weekend if that worx
  14. every time you use this the deck keeps getting cleaner, best Ive ever used AMRS-85900 Starbrite Non-Skid Deck Cleaner With PTEF - 1 Gallon Great for cleaning the entire boat. Will not remove wax. Biodegradable formula cleans dirt and stains from non-skid decks and all fiberglass surfaces. Leaves a non slippery protective coating to protect cleaned surface. Safe for use on all fiberglass, vinyl, metal and … Manufacturer: Starbrite Brand: Star Brite Item Weight: 9 pounds Is Discontinued By Manufacturer: No Manufacturer Part Number: AMRS-85900 /WM Data from: amazon.com Suggest an edit
  15. octopus drives makes a cable unit that mounts behind dash if theres room, I rarely use Raymarine pumps on an install ,have nothing but praise for the Octopus pumps and drives
  16. do you happen to know if its 2 or 4 bolt main and also add says shortblock are the heads available. thanx
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