Lazy Daze
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Lazy Daze

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    1. marks737
      marks737
      Hi Dennis. I saw your post from last year on the 3way quick disconnect fogging modification for MPI engines but I couldn't see the diagram or photos. Any chance you could email them to me? I would greatly appreciate it.

      Mark Smith
      marks737@verizon.net
    2. NorCalGlenn
      NorCalGlenn
      Thank you Dennis!
    3. NorCalGlenn
      NorCalGlenn
      Hey Dennis! I am installing my gps puck on Friday, and need to drill a 1" hole on my deck at the base of the windshield. I was wondering - do I just use a regular drill bit for that? Any advice is appreciated! glenn
    4. Adam1
      Adam1
      Dennis,

      What do you recommend to use for reseating and sealing the Drain Plug Flange? I recently used 3M Marine Adhesive/Sealant Fast Cure 4000 UV. It forms a firm, rubbery waterproof seal. Its flexibility allows for the dissipation of stress caused by shock, vibration, swelling or shrinking. Designed for marine applications above and below the waterline. I'm concerned however that the flange will bond strongly to the fiberglass preventing me from one day having to remove it. Is this a valid concern with this product? Should I have used something else?

      Thanks in advance for your thoughts and advice.

      Adam
    5. Siskin
      Siskin
      Hi Lazy daze,
      i looked for the two wires but can't find any. not sure where they would be at. do you know where i can get a wire diagram from the switch to the pump?
    6. rcknecht
      rcknecht
      Dennis, I have a neighbor looking for a used fresh water boat with no bottom paint... No trailer needed, about a 25' DA... Please send me your contact info at Peter's so I can direct him your way...
    7. Lazy Daze
      Lazy Daze
      Merc changes recommendations from year to year - I don't know why. Check your owner's manual to be sure, but it may recommend 100 hours or end of season (whichever comes first).

      Aside from that, is this your first year with the boat? Normally I would say you'd be fine to wait a bit, but in this case (if your manual says - not the dealer - 20 hours) I'd recommend doing it right away. I doubt this would, in reality, happen, but you could get yourself into a warranty denial scenario.

      Hope this helps,
      Dennis
    8. jmlloyd526
      jmlloyd526
      You have helped me before so i hope you dont mind the pm. My 195 w/ 5.0 tks has 24 hours. How important is it that the 20 hour maintenence be performed on time. Can it wait til 30 or 40 or should i take the time to get it done asap? Thanks
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    Dennis
    1999 260DA, 2000 215EC, 1998 210BR, 1999 190BR, 2000 180BR. And a few others...
    1982 Grady 241 Weekender/Offshore 250HP Yammie OX66 (stern drive modded to be OB)
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