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  1. hottoddie replied to the thread Water in Oil.

    If the outdrive is a Bravo1 or better I would definitely go with a stroker 383. The 25ft boat could use the extra punch.

    Aug 16, 2018 at 6:19 PM
  2. hottoddie replied to the thread Fuel Pump Replacement.

    I would recommend an OEM pump vs aftermarket such as Sierra. I believe OEM is made by Carter.

    Aug 16, 2018 at 3:56 PM
  3. hottoddie replied to the thread Fridge.

    IF you can find a good refrigeration technician they can add coolant to the system. Most will tell you replace the fridge.

    Aug 16, 2018 at 11:38 AM
  4. hottoddie replied to the thread Engine won’t start.

    Which 2 cylinder had water? If you are fortunate it is an exhaust manifold/riser/elbow problem that may be fixed with the engine intact.

    Aug 16, 2018 at 7:37 AM
  5. hottoddie replied to the thread A/C Shutting Down.

    150 volts is way too high. Use an accurate volt meter and reduce the generator rpm until you are in the 120 volt range. Most likely the...

    Aug 16, 2018 at 7:31 AM
  6. hottoddie replied to the thread Slow plane.

    Ignition timing can have a major affect on engine performance. Your 2002 engine would have an electronic advance. Most people set the...

    Aug 14, 2018 at 5:19 PM
  7. hottoddie replied to the thread Slow plane.

    Was it was head gaskets or exhaust manifold caused water in the oil? How long was the engine run with water in the oil? You need to...

    Aug 14, 2018 at 7:44 AM
  8. hottoddie replied to the thread This what a burned out capacitor looks like..

    Your boat is a 2001. Has the generator been replaced and now 5 years old or is this your 5th season and the generator is 17 years old?...

    Aug 13, 2018 at 6:20 PM
  9. hottoddie replied to the thread Boat Explosion in Lake Michigan Harbor.

    Another case where a bilge fume detector may have saved a live. Too bad

    Aug 13, 2018 at 6:13 PM
  10. hottoddie replied to the thread Emergency Start Question.

    Did you hold the emergency start switch down while trying to start the port engine? It also helps to run the engine that is running at a...

    Aug 13, 2018 at 7:57 AM
  11. hottoddie replied to the thread A/C Shutting Down.

    I agree X2

    Aug 12, 2018 at 8:59 PM
  12. hottoddie replied to the thread Generator issues.

    Unless you have a mechanical issue such as hydro lock I suspect bad connections either positive or negative.

    Aug 12, 2018 at 8:56 PM
  13. hottoddie replied to the thread Thoughts needed - knocking when in gear?.

    If you shop around 8.1 plug wires can be had for just over $100. OEM AC Delco

    Aug 12, 2018 at 10:03 AM
  14. hottoddie replied to the thread Thoughts needed - knocking when in gear?.

    Sounds like your starboard engine is misfiring on one or more cylinders. It will cause the springs in the damper plate to rattle and the...

    Aug 11, 2018 at 3:45 PM
  15. hottoddie replied to the thread QJet issue / replacement.

    Q jets are "spread bore" carbs. Your small blocks use the 650cfm version. I believe Eldebrock makes a spread bore replacement that works...

    Aug 11, 2018 at 8:04 AM
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