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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-27-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Thrall
If it is oxidizing again that quickly, you didn't...

If it is oxidizing again that quickly, you didn't do something right. Cutting through ALL the oxidation and then polishing back to original shine BEFORE using any glaze or wax will keep it looking...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2015, 7:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By Thrall
You could slide pvc, rubber hose, or even put...

You could slide pvc, rubber hose, or even put some plastics wire loom over them.
I'd try plasti dip and if that don't hold up put one of the above over them.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2015, 7:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By Thrall
^^wtf? To keep the cost down, don't worry about...

^^wtf?
To keep the cost down, don't worry about getting "marine" components unless your boat is left outside, or moored where it stays damp/wet all the time. Auto components will work great for...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2015, 7:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,026
Posted By Thrall
The rtp will push that boat just fine. A 3 outlet...

The rtp will push that boat just fine. A 3 outlet heater kit is like $500 complete and not too hard to install.
500hrs is nothing to worry about if it was well maintained. With good upkeep the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-04-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,855
Posted By Thrall
That Supra is nice. Agree don't waste your $ on...

That Supra is nice. Agree don't waste your $ on an IO if you want to ride. You can get a nice DD boat with a tower for under $10k pretty easily.
And if you do get an IO, find one with at least a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-29-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,040
Posted By Thrall
Sweet truck! Being an original 20yr old, clean...

Sweet truck! Being an original 20yr old, clean low mile big block will help.
I wouldn't give you $100 today for a hauler that gets 7mpg downhill with a tailwind, lol, but then I already have 2...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-17-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,986
Posted By Thrall
I rented 6 new 1500 Silverados last winter for my...

I rented 6 new 1500 Silverados last winter for my project on Alaksas north slope.
So pretty much torture tested them in the harshest conditions possible.
Pluses:
Most comfortable on shatty bumpy...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-17-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 14,881
Posted By Thrall
I think it boils down to some people are just...

I think it boils down to some people are just clueless while others "get it".
We have moved around the country a lot so we tend to get new friends coming out with us probably more than most.
A...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-13-2014, 5:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,494
Posted By Thrall
Not sure the op's question is even close to...

Not sure the op's question is even close to apples to apples. Yes the Eco is a nice 1/2 ton that actually has some ballz at altitude but if the price is similar and not a concern then the CTD blows...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-08-2013, 4:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,363
Posted By Thrall
I'd be less worried about injectors and more...

I'd be less worried about injectors and more about the trans with 150k and some heavy duty go fast parts.
Unless you have a good comfort level with the owner, dual cp3s and turbo tells me it was...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-14-2013, 1:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,522
Posted By Thrall
Me too, but used a fused dist block for the +...

Me too, but used a fused dist block for the + side to the amps.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-04-2013, 5:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,557
Posted By Thrall
Correct, my mistake. What I meant to say is that...

Correct, my mistake. What I meant to say is that when the engine is not running, the ACR won't latch (well, it does for a bit until the batteries' voltage drop below the charging threshold
to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-28-2013, 3:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,150
Posted By Thrall
Like you said, it's a forum and we all have...

Like you said, it's a forum and we all have opinions and the other thing that those opinions are like........
Note I said I like the new Exploders, just not for the better part of $50k.
I think you...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-28-2013, 3:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,557
Posted By Thrall
this website www.bcae1.com will help you with...

this website www.bcae1.com will help you with wiring needs, sizing wire, etc.

Whatever you do, have ALL your stereo stuff, head unit, amps on the same source + and ground -. And do not piggy back...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-28-2013, 3:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,557
Posted By Thrall
I too think 2/0 is overkill. My 06 MC uses 2ga...

I too think 2/0 is overkill. My 06 MC uses 2ga for battery connections. I used 1/0 for the long runs and battery connections even though those runs were short.
When I re-did the stereo and battery...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 02-27-2013, 4:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,205
Posted By Thrall
Correct, it is a private club, however it has...

Correct, it is a private club, however it has grown into a staple of American living and growing up as a boy.
From going through cub scouts and boy scouts, I saw, at a young age that the boy...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 02-27-2013, 3:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,518
Posted By Thrall
A state with no state income tax is a smart idea...

A state with no state income tax is a smart idea if he'll be cashing out a bunch.
Pac NW is great in the summer. Just moved here 2 years ago and summers are perfect. The other 9 months suck for...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-27-2013, 3:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,960
Posted By Thrall
Like mentioned above, the retained value of a...

Like mentioned above, the retained value of a diesel vs gasser is largely dependent on the desireability of the particular model. Much like our high end wakeboats. A San 210 is going to be worth...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 6:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,960
Posted By Thrall
The other thing that offsets the initial cost of...

The other thing that offsets the initial cost of diesel trucks (HD trucks, not the new 1/2 ton specifically) is those of us (most of us) that use them as grocery getters with occasional weekend...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 5:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,756
Posted By Thrall
Aww man you can't be serious..... Poor gal. ...

Aww man you can't be serious.....
Poor gal. I'd have slapped the taste out of my kids' mouth if they said that!
Or was it you? hahaha
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 5:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,150
Posted By Thrall
Aside from not being able to mentally process...

Aside from not being able to mentally process $45-50k for a midsize American SUV, I'd think you could do better than that. IF I was looking at a NEW car I'd be wanting 10% at least off the sticker...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,960
Posted By Thrall
Modern diesels are for the most part quite...

Modern diesels are for the most part quite reliable. You just bought the wrong ones. Surprised the 6.0 even got up to that many miles, or did it have head gaskets/studs, egr delete done earlier on?...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,952
Posted By Thrall
Why do you change out fresh unused oil after the...

Why do you change out fresh unused oil after the off season?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,952
Posted By Thrall
Wonder how many suckers they get in for $150 oil...

Wonder how many suckers they get in for $150 oil changes at 20hr intervals?
That's just ridiculous. It's not a 450 race bike!
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,756
Posted By Thrall
You can be discreeet about it. Just put a big...

You can be discreeet about it. Just put a big bag of chips and some donuts on the surf side and tell your boys to stfu!:D
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