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  1. Agreed. First time I have ever busted a clamp....

    Agreed. First time I have ever busted a clamp. But the 4 extra clamps are nothing in the grand scheme of things. If nothing else, they are an extra level of insurance. A "feel better" moment, if you...
  2. Remove the bow eye and bring it to the marine...

    Remove the bow eye and bring it to the marine supply store, like West Marine, and match the stud spacing up to a standard S/S boat bow eye with no plastic over-mold on it. Leaves much more room for...
  3. Seat recovering is easy, especially if you have...

    Seat recovering is easy, especially if you have an air compressor and a pneumatic stable gun w/ S/S staples.. Under a hundred bux and an hour of time. Problem solved.

    Just did mine (full seat and...
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    I put the Riva blockoffs on my 12F. Same valve...

    I put the Riva blockoffs on my 12F. Same valve cover.
  5. Good grief, where do you live? I am looking to...

    Good grief, where do you live? I am looking to move , but would also like to know where NOT to move to. My buddies Smith and Wesson can only do so much
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    Rollers and bunks both have good and bad points....

    Rollers and bunks both have good and bad points. Have had both and I prefer the bunks due to the simplicity and reliability. Add the Teflon slides to the bunks and the boat / ski will slide right off...
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    Someone will buy up the bargain "damaged" trailer...

    Someone will buy up the bargain "damaged" trailer and toss on a sprung axle for short money and have a trailer far heavier duty that what came out of the factory. Axles w/ springs are cheap. All my...
  8. Not a guru by any stretch of the imagination, but...

    Not a guru by any stretch of the imagination, but have almost 50 years of experience with automotive / marine wiring and systems.

    Your question made me curious, so started checking some specs. ...
  9. Thread: 15f speeds

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    LOL, the exact reasons I like the 12f / 15f !!!!!...

    LOL, the exact reasons I like the 12f / 15f !!!!! 20 years ago? Yeah, gimme the super performance and agility of a lighter / more powerful / faster ski. Coming up on 70 years old and exhilaration...
  10. \ And it would be CHEAP. Most costly part would...

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    And it would be CHEAP. Most costly part would be the cables. A ton of options available for the arm in aluminum. Jegs / Summit Racing / McMaster-Carr would be good places to start looking.
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    DO NOT run / turn over engine until it is all...

    DO NOT run / turn over engine until it is all cleaned out, so you don't circulate antifreeze through oil passages / filter / bearings.

    If ski is on a trailer, I would drop the bow down as far as...
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    That fitting is the crankcase vent. Oil vapors...

    That fitting is the crankcase vent. Oil vapors leave that fitting and go to oil separator canister. DO NOT put water in there.
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    A fun Sunday when I was younger was going to the...

    A fun Sunday when I was younger was going to the launch ramp, sitting on the sea wall with a cooler of beer and watching some idiots try to load their boats onto the trailers when the tide was either...
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    I went that route in 2004 when I bought my new...

    I went that route in 2004 when I bought my new Harley. Back then, they didn't offer the cree type LED's they have now, so I went and bought some T5 Uber bright LED's and built a taillight for the...
  15. That kind of looks like freeze damage.

    That kind of looks like freeze damage.
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