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by enggass
Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Steering Wheel Wood Center Cap
Replies: 1
Views: 1281

Steering Wheel Wood Center Cap

Where can I [purchase] a teak wood center cap for my 1989 Montauk steering wheel?
by enggass
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Plans for or Buy Stern Bench Seat for 1989 Montauk
Replies: 6
Views: 3153

Re: Plans for or Buy Stern Bench Seat for 1989 Montauk

Can you post a couple of pictures? Would it fit a 1989 Montauk?
by enggass
Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Top Speed 1989 Montauk Mercury 90-HP
Replies: 19
Views: 5813

Re: Top Speed 1989 Montauk Mercury 90-HP

UPDATE: Turns out only 2 of 3 cylinders were in use. One of the plastic connectors to Carb was busted so Carb not in use.
by enggass
Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Plans for or Buy Stern Bench Seat for 1989 Montauk
Replies: 6
Views: 3153

Plans for or Buy Stern Bench Seat for 1989 Montauk

Where I can find plans to build a rear bench seat for my 1989 Montauk?

Where can I purchase a rear bench seat that would fit a 17' classic hull?
{Your] ideas for options [for a rear bench seat are] welcome. Thank you. --Steve
by enggass
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Boat Hull Interior Cleaning
Replies: 21
Views: 7695

Re: Boat Hull Interior Cleaning

Anyone here tried Aqua Buff 2000?
by enggass
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1989 WJ Mills Bimini Top install instructions.
Replies: 7
Views: 2567

Re: 1989 WJ Mills Bimini Top install instructions.

I’m sorry, I did not mean to offend you or WJ Mills. Just looking for some help. Thank you.
by enggass
Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1989 WJ Mills Bimini Top install instructions.
Replies: 7
Views: 2567

Re: 1989 WJ Mills Bimini Top install instructions.

I now know my top folds within the rails. Also, all 5 eye straps are installed. The only thing I am missing are the (2) Chrome Side Mount Hinge w/screws. The holes for these are already in place at 45º on both port and starboard sides - per the instructions from WJ Mills. I just need the parts. Does...
by enggass
Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Stainless Steel Cleaner; Stainless Steel Restorer
Replies: 14
Views: 5031

Re: Stainless Cleaner

What is "ON-OFF"?
by enggass
Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Stainless Steel Cleaner; Stainless Steel Restorer
Replies: 14
Views: 5031

Stainless Steel Cleaner; Stainless Steel Restorer

Recommend a good stainless steel cleaner and a good stainless steel restorer.
by enggass
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Montauk 17 Cover Options
Replies: 6
Views: 3868

Re: Montauk 17 Cover Options

Thanks, I just ordered an Endura Supreme Aqua Shield - a step down from the Sunbrella, but still 7yr warranty.
http://boatcovers.iboats.com/Boston_Whaler/17_Montauk_(Thru2002)_ENDURACover-10304/240520/
by enggass
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1989 WJ Mills Bimini Top install instructions.
Replies: 7
Views: 2567

Re: 1989 WJ Mills Bimini Top install instructions.

Does anyone with similar year and installed Bimini have any pics you could post? Does the top fold down inside or outside of rails?
by enggass
Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1989 WJ Mills Bimini Top install instructions.
Replies: 7
Views: 2567

1989 WJ Mills Bimini Top Install

WJ Mills. Their website is terrible. Someone here must have installed one. Anybody?
by enggass
Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Montauk 17 Cover Options
Replies: 6
Views: 3868

Re: Montauk 17 Cover Options

I am in the Northeast.
by enggass
Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1976 Montauk Fair Price
Replies: 3
Views: 1932

Re: 1976 Montauk Fair Price

Yeah. Sorry about the mixed images. I ended up going with the newer 1989 w/1989 90hp Merc. Overall great shape although the outboard is not performing up to specs. I intend to Repower at some point. I thought it was smarter to go with a hull that he 13 less years on it. Came with original unused Bim...
by enggass
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Montauk 17 Cover Options
Replies: 6
Views: 3868

Montauk 17 Cover Options

I cannot decide between two options [for a cover for a MONTAUK 17] that come with an outboard engine cover: Endura Supreme Aqua Shield here: http://boatcovers.iboats.com/Boston_Whaler/17_Montauk_(Thru2002)_ENDURACover-10304/240520/#Cover_Reviews OR Windshield https://www.nationalboatcovers.com/y/win...
by enggass
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Boat Hull Interior Cleaning
Replies: 21
Views: 7695

Boat Hull Interior Cleaning

What product do you recommend [to clean the hull interior of a 1998 Boston Whaler Montauk]?
Thanks
by enggass
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1989 Montauk Rub Rails
Replies: 3
Views: 1705

Re: 1989 Montauk Rub Rails

Actually is rubber. The black part. I pulled this from the install manual of the OEM part.
“3 components that make up the rub rail - rigid receiver (hard plastic), a small flexible rubber “L” shaped trim, and a flexible rubber “insert
by enggass
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1989 Montauk Rub Rails
Replies: 3
Views: 1705

Re: 1989 Montauk Rub Rails

Ok. Next to the black material that I thought was rubber. Is it common to se this after 28yrs?
by enggass
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1989 Montauk Rub Rails
Replies: 3
Views: 1705

1989 Montauk Rub Rails

Is it common to see cracking next to rubber on 28 yo rub rails? Is this an easy fix? What is it a sign of?
by enggass
Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Filling Screw Holes in Console for Re-use
Replies: 2
Views: 1614

Filling Screw Holes in Console for Re-use

Hey all, I have some screws that have stripped out on the console; they were holding [escutcheon] plates around gauges.

How can I fill these holes and re-install screws?

[Is there] any solution for dealing with screw holes in console that have been stripped and need to be reused? Thanks, Steve
by enggass
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1989 WJ Mills Bimini Top install instructions.
Replies: 7
Views: 2567

1989 WJ Mills Bimini Top install instructions.

I just picked up a 1989 Montauk with original Bimini Top that was never installed. I DO NOT have the mounting hardware. Where could I find [mounting hardware] and instructions for mounting[?] The hull appears to have the hole locations where the main hardware attaches on inside of hull. Please send ...
by enggass
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1989 Mercury 90 Only Reaches 4,000-RPM
Replies: 4
Views: 2059

Re: 1989 Mercury 90 Maximum RPM

Montauk 17
Should be [5000 to] 5500-RPM
42 MPH top speed
by enggass
Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1989 Mercury 90 Only Reaches 4,000-RPM
Replies: 4
Views: 2059

1989 Mercury 90 Only Reaches 4,000-RPM

Today I had a chance to get out my 1989 Mercury 90-HP. The maximum RPM was 4,000 and boat speed was 25-MPH. It was windy and choppy. [Later more information is provided. The recommended wide-open-throttle engine speed for this 1989 Mercury 90-HP is said to be 5000 to 5500-RPM, the boat is a Montauk ...
by enggass
Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:12 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1989 Montauk Drain Tubes
Replies: 1
Views: 1288

1989 Montauk Drain Tubes

[A 1989 MONTAUK appears to the author to have] four drain tubes: --one n bow anchor compartment,and --three in [the stern]; two on either side of engine [splash]!well, and one below center. Which of these are necessary to be closed during boat operation and which can remain open? Manual is not clear...
by enggass
Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Top Speed 1989 Montauk Mercury 90-HP
Replies: 19
Views: 5813

Re: Top Speed 1989 Montauk Mercury 90-HP

Thanks for all the responses. I’ll test her out and get back with what I find.
by enggass
Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Top Speed 1989 Montauk Mercury 90-HP
Replies: 19
Views: 5813

Re: Top Speed 1989 Montauk Mercury 90-HP

jimh wrote:Boat speed is directly proportional to engine RPM. If engine speed increases by a ratio of 1.1:1, boat speed should increase by the same ratio.

So if say 20 MPH at 3900 RPMs what could one expect at 5200 RPMs?
by enggass
Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Top Speed 1989 Montauk Mercury 90-HP
Replies: 19
Views: 5813

Montauk w/1989 90hp Mercury

Can anyone recall what speed they go at 75% of Max RPMs with an average load? Speed does not increase evenly from dead stop to 100% WOT. Thanks.
by enggass
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Top Speed 1989 Montauk Mercury 90-HP
Replies: 19
Views: 5813

Re: Top Speed?1989 Montauk w/1989 Mercury 90 HP

This is off Console Speedometer - could be off. Best to test with gps.
by enggass
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Top Speed 1989 Montauk Mercury 90-HP
Replies: 19
Views: 5813

Re: Top Speed?1989 Montauk w/1989 Mercury 90 HP

Thanks. Was that WOT? I guess what I really want to know is how much does speed increase from 75% throttle to 100%? Is it possible that 20mph at 75% throttle could increase to 35+mph at WOT? (90hp and Montauk)

Sorry didn't somehow I missed the WOT part - thanks!
by enggass
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Top Speed 1989 Montauk Mercury 90-HP
Replies: 19
Views: 5813

Top Speed 1989 Montauk Mercury 90-HP

When I asked a seller what speeds he achieved WOT, he replied :"per the operating instructions , the throttle is only advanced to 75% of max rpm. At that, it's about 20 mph." Does that sound right? And is he saying I can only get 75% or is it fixed to only go 75%? I would expect top speed ...
by enggass
Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1976 Montauk Fair Price
Replies: 3
Views: 1932

1976 Montauk Fair Price

What would you consider a fair price for a 1976 Montauk in good shape 1997 Suzuki 65-HP, a fish finder, GPS, radio, and bilge pump? What range should I be looking at? I am somewhat new to boating and looking at buying. Some pics of a specific boat are at: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1c0a30add52im5a/A...
by enggass
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1976 Montauk Thoughts
Replies: 5
Views: 2325

Re: 1976 Montauk Thoughts

What I can expect for performance and speed running the 65-HP that comes with the 1976 MONTAUK? Assume the boat and engine are running properly. Thanks.
by enggass
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1976 Montauk Thoughts
Replies: 5
Views: 2325

1976 Montauk Thoughts

Hello all - I am looking into picking up a [1976] Montauk and would like opinions as to how she looks sitting in the water. [I have] been reading about water intrusion. [The 1976 17 MONTAUK] looks good to me, but I would like others' thoughts. The battery and 15-gallon fuel tank sit in rear of this ...