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by Jimmy70
Fri Aug 19, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Inline 6's running crappy.
Replies: 10
Views: 1787

Re: Inline 6's running crappy.

Wow...never crossed my mind about it running lean but it was running so bad I only had it going for 3-5 minutes, and I hope that didn't do any harm there. I am more convinced the gunk is in the carbs now as I was trying to recall how they looked back in 08 when I pulled them. I suppose to get it run...
by Jimmy70
Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:24 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Inline 6's running crappy.
Replies: 10
Views: 1787

Re: Inline 6's running crappy.

Thanks for the hints guys. The engine has all new wiring and harnesses so they are okay. I went thru the carbs in 2008 and replaced some items but mostly they looked very good. I am thinking of gummed up floats now...dang it...I did notice some of the tell tale talk of the inside of the hoses look l...
by Jimmy70
Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:22 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Inline 6's running crappy.
Replies: 10
Views: 1787

Inline 6's running crappy.

I took my yellow bomb out for a spin the other day and it started staggering and sputtering like crazy, Inline6 mercury engine, and at first thought it might be the carbs needed adjusting but once I got back to the dock I reset the jets to 1.5 turns and took off again and it still done the same thin...
by Jimmy70
Wed Aug 17, 2011 3:26 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Looks like I won't make it this year.
Replies: 21
Views: 3057

Re: Looks like I won't make it this year.

Hi Ray I sure did want to make the run this year as my life is changing and may not be able to do what I want in the next few years due to these rotten kidneys going south on me. One reason I am going to the chiro for adjustments until the end of Sept due to this wreck and need to finish up with him...
by Jimmy70
Tue Aug 16, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Looks like I won't make it this year.
Replies: 21
Views: 3057

Re: Looks like I won't make it this year.

Hi Jay Man sorry to hear about the cyst on the brain, that must have done a number on the thinking machine pretty quick. I guess we get to thinking we have problems until we listen to someone else's problems then things seem pretty minor in comparsion. I hope it is being taken care of and you are on...
by Jimmy70
Mon Aug 15, 2011 2:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Looks like I won't make it this year.
Replies: 21
Views: 3057

Re: Looks like I won't make it this year.

Bill, sorry to hear about the shoulder. Is it the rotocuff? I had to have one of those done in 2002 on my right shoulder and got to say it sure smarted a good one and the arm was usless for a few days. I guess I lucked out on that issue as the doctor told me I came out in the top 10% for full use of...
by Jimmy70
Mon Aug 15, 2011 12:13 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Looks like I won't make it this year.
Replies: 21
Views: 3057

Looks like I won't make it this year.

I guess whan you have rotten luck it all comes to you at one time it seems. I was making plans to come out to the Bar and having a day or two of spinning around but things have changed a whole bunch. On July 20th a woman T-boned me in my new pickup and wiped it out. Only had it 11 months and 8200 mi...
by Jimmy70
Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Lower end for my inline 6 mercury, 1977 or 1978.
Replies: 8
Views: 2636

Re: Lower end for my inline 6 mercury, 1977 or 1978.

TUGMYWAY
Thanks for the detailed explanation. I printed this out and will put in my Mercury manual just in case.
Still haven't heard anything from a outfit I contacted last week, maybe they are on vacation but the photos they had they tons of lower ends in stock too.
Jimmy
by Jimmy70
Fri Jul 08, 2011 5:48 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Lower end for my inline 6 mercury, 1977 or 1978.
Replies: 8
Views: 2636

Re: Lower end for my inline 6 mercury, 1977 or 1978.

I have no idea what the position of the shifter in either one when I took them apart. But it seems that no matter how they were you still would follow the manual and put it in gear like it says to do. The lower shift linkage in the transmission is one that turns almost 300 degrees before engaging an...
by Jimmy70
Thu Jul 07, 2011 3:20 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Lower end for my inline 6 mercury, 1977 or 1978.
Replies: 8
Views: 2636

Re: Lower end for my inline 6 mercury, 1977 or 1978.

Thanks for the info. I will see what I can do with them. I got hold of another outfit and waiting for a response from them.
Thanks again
Jimmy
by Jimmy70
Thu Jul 07, 2011 1:55 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Lower end for my inline 6 mercury, 1977 or 1978.
Replies: 8
Views: 2636

Lower end for my inline 6 mercury, 1977 or 1978.

Last year while scooting around the pond at the end of the Tar River I came around a island doing about 50mph when the lower end slammed into a huge pile of sand and come to a pretty quick halt. So after getting some help and pushing to boat out into deeper water it cranked up okay and then I took m...
by Jimmy70
Thu Jun 30, 2011 5:43 am
Forum: Gathering 2011
Topic: Motel
Replies: 8
Views: 3720

Re: Motel

Thanks Bill, maybe it will stir up a clinker in the head and then you will remember...
Jimmy
by Jimmy70
Thu Jun 30, 2011 3:54 am
Forum: Gathering 2011
Topic: Motel
Replies: 8
Views: 3720

Motel

I thought there was a motel off the exit route 24 down to the Hales Bar Marina. Does anyone recall the name of it as I would like to swing down for a couple days to enjoy the last trip I might make. Or are there any motels in the little town there?? If anyone can shed some light on the subject pleas...
by Jimmy70
Thu Jun 30, 2011 3:41 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Jimmy's Guitar building on the go....
Replies: 138
Views: 21025

Re: Jimmy's Guitar building on the go....

Thanks one and all for the encourging words with the use of the dialysis machines. I think I just had a mind set against being tied to a wall all of the time and I am sure if they did not have home units I would just check out of this old world. Since they do and from reading and listening to a coup...
by Jimmy70
Wed Jun 29, 2011 5:34 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Jimmy's Guitar building on the go....
Replies: 138
Views: 21025

Re: Jimmy's Guitar building on the go....

Roberta
I am working on a F5 style right now so think about it....only takes money to get one...
Jimmy