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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-22-2009, 8:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 954
Posted By rgoranson
Where did you mount the subs? Any pics? I'm not...

Where did you mount the subs? Any pics? I'm not sure where to mount mine in my V215. Thanks.
Forum: Archive through September 04, 2009 08-10-2009, 2:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By rgoranson
Art - <BR> <BR>Can you give me an idea of how...

Art - <BR> <BR>Can you give me an idea of how much it cost to put the bennet plate on your boat? Any links to where you bought the plate? Where in the dash did you mount the adjustment switch? ...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-26-2009, 1:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By rgoranson
I ran it some more today, and I would say there...

I ran it some more today, and I would say there is no misfire that can be heard when accelerating, but there is a misfire when moving at a constant speed or decelerating.
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-26-2009, 1:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By rgoranson
How do you go about checking resistance in the...

How do you go about checking resistance in the injectors? sounds like something that would be easy to check. <BR> <BR>The mechanic I went to used a laptop with mercruiser software. Does any...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-26-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By rgoranson
Thanks for the post on timing. I'll see if I can...

Thanks for the post on timing. I'll see if I can figure it out and get back to you. I'll start talking to mechanics about leak down tests.
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-26-2009, 9:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By rgoranson
I looked up leak down tests on the web. I did...

I looked up leak down tests on the web. I did have a compression test done at one point and all cylindars were at 165 psi. I can see that a leak down test is more specific than a compression test. ...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-26-2009, 9:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By rgoranson
Don't own a timing light. Is it easy to check if...

Don't own a timing light. Is it easy to check if I purchase one at Napa? I'm pretty mechanically inclined. Just haven't checked timing before. Is there a document on the web somewhere I could...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-26-2009, 9:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By rgoranson
Sparky - On timing, I'm a little confused. The...

Sparky - On timing, I'm a little confused. The mechanic told me that timing is set at the factory and they don't mess with it. When this originally started, I thouught I had a timing issue. ...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-26-2009, 9:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By rgoranson
I used carb cleaner to check for intake leaks. I...

I used carb cleaner to check for intake leaks. I also had the intake pressure checked by a mechanic. No leaks. <BR> <BR>They did what they call a manual drop down test to check valve leaks. I...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-26-2009, 9:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By rgoranson
I should mention that the boat comes out of the...

I should mention that the boat comes out of the hole just fine. We fill the ballast and have 5-6 people in the boat and it gets up on plane normally. Misfire usually happens as the throttle is...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-26-2009, 8:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By rgoranson
It might periodically misfire under load, but not...

It might periodically misfire under load, but not often. I have perfect pass, and as the throttle is reducing, it has a misfire. It isn't continuous. Usually just when the throttle starts being...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-25-2009, 7:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By rgoranson
I checked the resistance on the plug wires today....

I checked the resistance on the plug wires today. All were reading 13-18 with my ohmeter set at 200K. I assume this is such a small amount of resistance that it is normal. <BR> <BR>The motor I have...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-23-2009, 9:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By rgoranson
Don't know the timing numbers, but from what the...

Don't know the timing numbers, but from what the mechanic said, everything should be within spec. I have not measured resistance in the plug wires. I was considering replacing all the wires. The...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-22-2009, 1:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By rgoranson
My 2005 Sanger with Black Scorpion has been...

My 2005 Sanger with Black Scorpion has been running poorly all season. I had a mechanic out to the lake. He ran his computer. Nothing was wrong according to his computer, but he agreed that I had...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-04-2009, 8:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By rgoranson
After changing the inline fuel filter, it ran...

After changing the inline fuel filter, it ran pretty good for a couple of trips up and down the lake with ballast full. Then it started again. If I have bad gas in the bottom of my tank, is it...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-03-2009, 6:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By rgoranson
I changed the inline fuel filter today. It ran...

I changed the inline fuel filter today. It ran significantly better. It's not perfect, but getting there. I cut the old filter apart to see what it looked like. It looked brand new inside. ...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-03-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By rgoranson
I sprayed carb cleaner around the intake...

I sprayed carb cleaner around the intake manifold. It's hard to get too close with the black scorpion top so close to the valve cover and all the hoses stuffed in there. From what I can tell, there...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-02-2009, 5:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By rgoranson
I checked all the vacuum tubes connected to the...

I checked all the vacuum tubes connected to the intake manifold. Everything was in order. I'll try to carb cleaner around the manifold tomorrow if the distributor cap isn't the issue.
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-02-2009, 5:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By rgoranson
Thanks for all the info. I pulled all the spark...

Thanks for all the info. I pulled all the spark plugs. They were all light tan and looked good. I made sure the wires were all tight when I put them back. I pulled the distributor cap. The rotor...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-02-2009, 1:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By rgoranson
I'll give the carb cleaner a try. If it's not an...

I'll give the carb cleaner a try. If it's not an intake leak, what would be the next most likely culprit?
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-02-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By rgoranson
Don't know if boat motors have PCV valves...

Don't know if boat motors have PCV valves...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-02-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By rgoranson
I forgot to mention that I changed the IAC filter...

I forgot to mention that I changed the IAC filter as well. The filter was pretty dirty with soot. Possibly from exhaust? How would I go about determining if there is an exhaust leak causing the...
Forum: Archive through July 28, 2009 07-02-2009, 9:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By rgoranson
I have a 2005 Sanger V215 with 330hp Black...

I have a 2005 Sanger V215 with 330hp Black Scorpion. It idles fine and sounds great getting up to wakeboarding speed. Once moving at 17-22mph, it makes popping noises out the exhaust. The RPM's...
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