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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-26-2015, 1:04 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,396
Posted By Thrall
Love reading this and nothing sarcastic to add...

Love reading this and nothing sarcastic to add unfortunately, but whoever said you're taking a risk by towing your boat cross country, especially a random person who could give a ***** less about...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-25-2015, 1:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,262
Posted By Thrall
Unless it's bullet proofed, the only 2 things to...

Unless it's bullet proofed, the only 2 things to keep your eye on with a 6.0 are your coolant temp guage and your check book balance. One will go up real quick and the on ther will go down quicker. ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-23-2015, 2:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By Thrall
Yeesh I like projects too but I'd rather start my...

Yeesh I like projects too but I'd rather start my boat up and use it rather than put 400 hours and 7k into making it a decent boat that won't be worth 8k because it's painted. Or ever if it's an 85...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-23-2015, 2:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,757
Posted By Thrall
Have a buddy who bought an 01 23lsv bout 5-6...

Have a buddy who bought an 01 23lsv bout 5-6 years ago. Pretty low hours 400 or something.
After being around that boat I have only good things to say about Malibu. It's not cause it's the best...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-15-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,177
Posted By Thrall
You could always strap the trailer tight to the...

You could always strap the trailer tight to the boat and drive the whole werks over to your ramp. You'd look like the poster boy for launch ramp antics, but just tell everyone someone stole your last...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-15-2015, 9:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,262
Posted By Thrall
Camper on short bed srw.

Camper on short bed srw.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-15-2015, 9:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,262
Posted By Thrall
Had an AF camper, same model as pictured above,...

Had an AF camper, same model as pictured above, never weighed it but I calced a little over 4klb based on the pressure in the airbags needed to restore the same ride ht as empty.
If you're going to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-15-2015, 9:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,909
Posted By Thrall
Well again, not fun that you had to sell it, but...

Well again, not fun that you had to sell it, but nothing like walking away with an extra $5-10k in your pocket to take away the sting.......
You sold at the right time of the year and it didn't hurt...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-13-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,909
Posted By Thrall
Good luck with the sale. It's a beautiful boat....

Good luck with the sale. It's a beautiful boat. Always liked those Sangers.
Shows that you have your priorities straight and doing what's best for your family.
If you're ever on the wet side of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-13-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,615
Posted By Thrall
We bought our first boat when our youngest was 1....

We bought our first boat when our youngest was 1. 2nd kid was on the boat at 6 weeks old. He spent a weeks vacation in a bouncy chair or car seat on he floor of the boat. I can tell u he slept waaaay...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-27-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 858
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: 805
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: 1,305
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: 1,219
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: 2,038
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: 2,160
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: 3,042
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: 15,438
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: 8,772
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: 1,391
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: 1,563
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: 2,652
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: 4,265
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: 2,652
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: 2,652
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...
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