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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-22-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By tx_foilhead
The muffler is a fiberglass tube that's wound in...

The muffler is a fiberglass tube that's wound in a few spirals. Depending on what kind of boat there may be a few tubes connected together with some fiberglass mat to hold it all together. Once you...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-11-2014, 5:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,181
Posted By tx_foilhead
It's on Colorado, lower river around Blythe. ...

It's on Colorado, lower river around Blythe. They've been running a 'flood' to Mexico so that's where the beach was at the time they cut the water off. From what I understand the owner was there...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-29-2014, 9:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By tx_foilhead
Wow, for second there I though you were going to...

Wow, for second there I though you were going to ask here for some troubleshooting advice. :D

Nice catch, I bet there's 3 people who can make sense of that.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-21-2013, 8:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By tx_foilhead
It's easiest to pull the hoses, you can pull them...

It's easiest to pull the hoses, you can pull them at the motor or at the vdrive. Most of the water is in the hoses, just a small space that runs across the top of the drive.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-12-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,863
Posted By tx_foilhead
Couldn't hurt since it's not a big ordeal, I...

Couldn't hurt since it's not a big ordeal, I never have and haven't any issues.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-12-2013, 4:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,863
Posted By tx_foilhead
Yep, anti-seize on everything.

Yep, anti-seize on everything.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-11-2013, 2:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,863
Posted By tx_foilhead
I wouldn't worry too much about 'the best...

I wouldn't worry too much about 'the best gasket', I'm on my 2nd 351 with 1000hrs and I've only needed to replace that gasket 1 time because of a leak.

Might not be a bad idea to get a new set...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-26-2013, 1:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,010
Posted By tx_foilhead
Faded like not florescent or something else? How...

Faded like not florescent or something else? How did it hold up?

Sucks, but you got to see what it would look like and didn't have to spend a lot of money. I can't think of anywhere I would want...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-27-2013, 9:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,358
Posted By tx_foilhead
OB Excels are rare, I've heard there were 64...

OB Excels are rare, I've heard there were 64 made. Mines not for sale so that means there are 63, if you find one jump on it because it may be a while before another pops up. 90 to 94 Barefoot...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-01-2013, 1:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By tx_foilhead
Take out the bilge heater and flip the breaker on...

Take out the bilge heater and flip the breaker on the lift:D
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-11-2013, 3:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,464
Posted By tx_foilhead
I've pull just about anything you can think of, ...

I've pull just about anything you can think of, today I'm in a Freightliner hauling water, 86000lbs loaded. The Thing with triples is they kind of snake along but everything is really predictable. ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-02-2013, 7:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,643
Posted By tx_foilhead
What happened to Exquisite

I heard on another site that Exquisite is no longer sold on EBay. Looked into it an I can't find it anymore. Does anyone know what happened? I hope there will be direct sales, I only have enough...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-01-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,598
Posted By tx_foilhead
Try to run down the foilers in the early 90's...

Try to run down the foilers in the early 90's Sport Nautique. That boat has been in the water there regularly for a long time. See what they're doing that you aren't. Early 2000's Tige isn't the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-01-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,477
Posted By tx_foilhead
They're on metal trays, go look at the build...

They're on metal trays, go look at the build thread when he put in the 4 W7's it all there pics and everything.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-27-2013, 4:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By tx_foilhead
Faria makes a nice one, the temp sensors have to...

Faria makes a nice one, the temp sensors have to be mounted in different locations from the transducer which is siliconed in. I put my air temp in air vent in front of the windshield and the water...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-27-2013, 3:56 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,477
Posted By tx_foilhead
Crap, the last thing I need is more ideas for...

Crap, the last thing I need is more ideas for projects. While you have it all apart you should gel the bilge, carbon wrap that muffler and anno the motor cradle. Looking forward to watching...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-27-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,617
Posted By tx_foilhead
Most of the dock builders around me now build...

Most of the dock builders around me now build docks with metal and concrete. They use a red oxide primer/paint on everything metal. Everything gets painted at their yard and then they just touch up...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-14-2012, 7:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,982
Posted By tx_foilhead
Although I'm sure plenty of Bu owners, like AJ,...

Although I'm sure plenty of Bu owners, like AJ, have had a good experience with them, I'm still going with the wrong shop for the job. They sell pontoons's and inboards and although the mechanics...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-27-2012, 4:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 31,456
Posted By tx_foilhead
The whole point is what are you doing with it. I...

The whole point is what are you doing with it. I don't think anyone here is buying something with the intent of driving the wheels off of it except me. Longevity of gas v diesel doesn't mater...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-26-2012, 8:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By tx_foilhead
Double Up or 3 Some

OK I remember the guy asking about the REV Double Up and the lengthy explanation of why it's a waste, my issue is a little different.

In the spring I added a pair of REV 10's and a 750/1 and I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-23-2012, 4:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,709
Posted By tx_foilhead
Thanks Brian. There just isn't the space for a...

Thanks Brian. There just isn't the space for a deep sub box in ther area I was willing to give up, so while I would love more I can't make it fit.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-22-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,709
Posted By tx_foilhead
Brian, since you mentioned the bass on the ZLD...

Brian, since you mentioned the bass on the ZLD turned all the way up I'm now curious about how you would set it up? That looks almost identical to how I keep mine set and the master volume would...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-21-2012, 7:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,982
Posted By tx_foilhead
From dealing with boats most of my life, I don't...

From dealing with boats most of my life, I don't think the time involved here is out of line, although the communication is at least frustrating. The one thing that gets me since I grew up in Austin...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-19-2012, 7:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,982
Posted By tx_foilhead
That's pretty standard with every dealer in...

That's pretty standard with every dealer in Austin, if you didn't buy it from them you're in the back of the line and may continue to slide down depending on what shows up. It's also the time of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-19-2012, 7:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,272
Posted By tx_foilhead
You don't have to worry about that excuse, the...

You don't have to worry about that excuse, the water is brackish works much better and is true in your case.
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