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by Vance's Revenge
Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Adding New Bulkhead for 22-foot Hulls with Narrow Splash Wells
Replies: 1
Views: 154

Re: Adding New Bulkhead for 22-foot Hulls with Narrow Splash Wells

Some notes on the above: The 1980 Revenge 22 has the old style hull with the small, deep, narrow, engine splash well that doesn't go completely across the stern. 4a.jpg Adding a gunwale-height aft cockpit bulkhead like this blocks off the access from the rigging tunnel to the stern, so on an Outrage...
by Vance's Revenge
Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Adding New Bulkhead for 22-foot Hulls with Narrow Splash Wells
Replies: 1
Views: 154

Adding New Bulkhead for 22-foot Hulls with Narrow Splash Wells

While researching the possible use of transom boards to prevent water from coming over the transom of my 1980 Revenge 22, I developed another solution for 22-foot boats that have the narrow, sink-style engine splash well instead of the full width engine splash well used on later 22-foot hulls. My so...
by Vance's Revenge
Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1989 OUTRAGE 22 Fuel Tank Replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 2161

Re: 1989 OUTRAGE 22 Fuel Tank Replacement

Hi Vance--I added a drain from that section of the molding from which water can not leave into the tank cavity. I think it is coming in that way, given the age of the weather stripping around the cabin. If the deck is wet, it also can get in from openings that exist from the starboard rigging tunne...
by Vance's Revenge
Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Transom Boards for Notched Transom OUTRAGE 22
Replies: 5
Views: 667

Transom Boards for Notched Transom OUTRAGE 22

Modifying the stern [of a 22-foot Outrage-style hull with notched transom and the narrow sink splashwell] to prevent flooding over the transom onto the deck is a tremendous upgrade to the original design. What material can be used to make a stern shield [or transom boards as they are more often call...
by Vance's Revenge
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Repainting Wood Platform
Replies: 14
Views: 663

Re: Repainting Wood Platform

When wood is epoxied over it is sealed and you are painting the epoxy not the wood. The epoxy is being painted, and [what was under the epoxy] really doesn't matter if it were a Sakonnet foredeck or any other deck. I replaced the split wooden cover over my drain sump with a solid piece of plywood. I...
by Vance's Revenge
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:22 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Repainting Wood Platform
Replies: 14
Views: 663

Re: Repainting Wood Platform

jimh wrote:Does "mine" refer to a wooden platform for a SAKONNET foredeck?

When I said "mine" I was referring to the floor deck on my Revenge.
by Vance's Revenge
Thu Feb 18, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Repainting Wood Platform
Replies: 14
Views: 663

Re: Repainting Wood Platform

When you use the word "Topsides" with a capital "T", are you referring to a particular brand of paint? "Topsides" or "topsides" is a description for application. When I capitalized it incorrectly I confused you. I found that it is incredibly common for popula...
by Vance's Revenge
Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Repainting Wood Platform
Replies: 14
Views: 663

Re: Repainting Wood Platform

Did you strip sand and seal the wood you are planning on painting?

If not, West System epoxy works as a great sealer.

Then sand and prime coat and top coat with Topsides base coat and top coat. I used Awlgrip products on mine, and it is highly durable—but expensive.
by Vance's Revenge
Mon Dec 21, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Best Varnish
Replies: 7
Views: 785

Re: Best Varnish

Best can be determined by different factors. On some of my work I used Totalboat Halcyon because of the ability to put up to 5 coats in one day. On other parts of the boat I used traditional oil based Spar varnish. I have to say if I study the finished product the oil base came out looking best, but...
by Vance's Revenge
Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Modifying the 22-foot Hull for Better Control of Water Draining
Replies: 8
Views: 819

Re: Modifying the 22-foot Hull for Better Control of Water Draining

Vance--how do you close the fiberglass drain in the cockpit sump area adjacent to the sump pump? Does a standard 1-inch plug fit the fiberglass tube you used to replace the brass tube? [ASIDE: I fixed the callout error in Figure 1 as you advised.} I replaced all of the original Brass tubes in the h...
by Vance's Revenge
Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Modifying the 22-foot Hull for Better Control of Water Draining
Replies: 8
Views: 819

Re: Modifying the 22-foot Hull for Better Control of Water Draining

Heya Vance--I hope you liked my annotation of your illustration with callouts. I was having a hard time visualizing what was being shown. Your modification to the rigging tunnel end looks very nicely done. Really, all your work looks very nice. Jim, you did a terrific job. This is a terrific forum ...
by Vance's Revenge
Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Modifying the 22-foot Hull for Better Control of Water Draining
Replies: 8
Views: 819

Re: Modifying the 22-foot Hull for Better Control of Water Draining

jimh--you are 100% correct [about the rigging tunnel]. My Revenge is a 1980 with the single floor cover. I had to remove both the helm cabinets to remove the floor cover to get access to the fuel tank. The boat was basically a shell. Everything was removed, repaired, and rewired. I did fill the acce...
by Vance's Revenge
Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Modifying the 22-foot Hull for Better Control of Water Draining
Replies: 8
Views: 819

Modifying the 22-foot Hull for Better Control of Water Draining

Here is an example [of how the] drain sump on my 22 Revenge has been modified [in order to improve the way water on the deck can drain overboard and how fiberglass tubes in place of brass tubes have been used in those modifications]. 22-footHullSumpAnnotations.jpg This may look a little confusing to...
by Vance's Revenge
Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Using Fiberglass Tubes for Through-hull Drains
Replies: 6
Views: 737

Re: Using Fiberglass Tubes for Through-hull Drains

[A newly introduced topic about how to modify the 22-foot hull to improve the flow of water draining overboard from the deck is now moved to its own thread. Please let this thread remain only on the topic of using fiberglass tubes to replace brass tubes in overboard hull drains or other drains on a ...
by Vance's Revenge
Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:01 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1989 OUTRAGE 22 Fuel Tank Replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 2161

Re: 1989 OUTRAGE 22 Fuel Tank Replacement

On days with a wet deck there is about two to four gallons of water will drain from the [fuel tank cavity]. Steelhead--I didn't see this post earlier this year. I can't understand how your getting two to four gallons of water in your tank compartment. Are you running your drain sump open and water ...
by Vance's Revenge
Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 13-footer Rough Hull
Replies: 18
Views: 1895

Re: 13-footer Rough Hull

Your going to be very happy with AWLGRIP paint. I used AWLGRIP paint on the interior of my boat. AWLGRIP paintis incredibly durable. [AWLGRIP paint is v]ery expensive but worth the extra cost.
by Vance's Revenge
Tue Nov 24, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Alternative Hatch for Aft Well on OUTRAGE and REVENGE
Replies: 2
Views: 789

Re: Alternative Hatch for Aft Well on OUTRAGE and REVENGE

Thank you! I originally looked at the aftermarket hatches as well. Finally gave up because I couldn't find anything that would fit without cutting and modifying the deck. This was way easier, but I did find that the first time I put the weather stripping too close to the hinges and the door pushed i...
by Vance's Revenge
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: REVENGE 22 Live Well Modifications
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Re: REVENGE 22 Live Well Modifications

The inspection tube I installed from the live well to the fuel tank cavity is not threaded. It is a 1-inch tube that I install a simple 1-inch drain plug into. No water can get to the fuel tank unless I forget to install that plug. I'm not sure why the pictures look so yellow. My Awlgrip was hand ma...
by Vance's Revenge
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: REVENGE 22 Live Well Modifications
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Re: REVENGE 22 Live Well Modifications

You have really added a lot of new plumbing to the REVENGE 22 aft live well. Can you give us a diagram of all the valves, hoses, and overboard drain paths you have created? The plumbing is not for the original live bait tank. The original live well is unsuited as a live bait tank for anglers using ...
by Vance's Revenge
Sun Nov 22, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Using Fiberglass Tubes for Through-hull Drains
Replies: 6
Views: 737

Re: Using Fiberglass Tubes for Through-hull Drains

When the wall thickness of the tubing increases, the effectiveness of the drain is reduced. The original drains use a rather thin-wall brass tubing, so the effective size of the drain is nearly the same as the hole size. What is the inside diameter of the fiberglass tubes you are using for drains? ...
by Vance's Revenge
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: REVENGE 22 Live Well Modifications
Replies: 3
Views: 532

REVENGE 22 Live Well Modifications

I changed all the original thru-hulls in my Revenge 22 [to use fiberglass tubes for the drains in place of the original brass tubes]. I used the the Max Gain thicker wall tubes for the drains in the hull transom and for a new through-hull in the live well. transomDrain_.jpg liveWell_.jpg In Figure 2...
by Vance's Revenge
Sun Nov 22, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Using Fiberglass Tubes for Through-hull Drains
Replies: 6
Views: 737

Re: Source for Fiberglass Tubes to Use as Drains

At the beginning of my restoration I couldn’t find a source for fiberglass tubing so I made my own with West Systems epoxy and these biaxial sleeves . I later then found other tubes with thicker walls sold by Max Gain and used them for some of my drains. The have walls thicker than necessary. I did ...
by Vance's Revenge
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Using Fiberglass Tubes for Through-hull Drains
Replies: 6
Views: 737

Using Fiberglass Tubes for Through-hull Drains

[Separated from another discussion on a different topic--Moderator]

I replaced my rotted brass tubes by epoxying-in fiberglass tubes. Easy--maybe even easier than brass--to install and never will rot or corrode again.
by Vance's Revenge
Fri Oct 09, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Reinstalling Bonding Wire
Replies: 39
Views: 3478

Re: Reinstalling Bonding Wire

If I were to do it again. I would delete the disc on the transom and wire to the negative side of the battery similar to newer boats. Lessen the chance of transom rot and corrosion. Save on expenses as well. SIDEBAR ON HOW TO REDUCE CHANCE OF ROT IN WOOD EMBEDDED IN TRANSOM To help battle the chance...
by Vance's Revenge
Fri Oct 09, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Reinstalling Bonding Wire
Replies: 39
Views: 3478

Re: Reinstalling Bonding Wire

Spc337--You posted pictures [which are NOT in this thread but in the thread mentioned in a post above that was another discussion on this same subject by the same participants and are deemed to NOT be anything similar to any known OEM installation by Boston Whaler]. My 1980 Revenge was wired exactly...
by Vance's Revenge
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Rivets Holding Pad under On-deck Fuel Tank
Replies: 6
Views: 860

Re: Rivets Holding Pad under On-deck Fuel Tank

Yes, drilling out the center of the rivet is the process to remove them. When you get the rivets out you will be able to see any damage.

When re-installing, I recommend filling the holes with epoxy and use 316 grade stainless screws.

Vance
by Vance's Revenge
Thu Oct 01, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Reinstalling Bonding Wire
Replies: 39
Views: 3478

Re: Reinstalling Bonding Wire

Hi SPC337, SIDEBAR ON MEASURES TAKEN FOR USING A BOAT IN SALTWATER FOR BACK-UP My Revenge is primarily for saltwater use, thus I have always rigged it with back-up in mind, such as back-up SONAR, back-up electronics, three batteries, and separation between engines, separate fuel systems, and separat...
by Vance's Revenge
Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Reinstalling Bonding Wire
Replies: 39
Views: 3478

Re: Reinstalling Bonding Wire

Hi Jim, I'm the one that mentioned the sign at the service stations. Maybe the sign is a California statute. I believe I saw it at a Costco filling station. I don't have a picture of the sign but this is a copy of the information from their website: Is there a risk of static electricity while fuelin...
by Vance's Revenge
Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Reinstalling Bonding Wire
Replies: 39
Views: 3478

Re: Reinstalling Bonding Wire

Hi Spc 337, [The topic of proper bonding wiring] gets complicated. [As I see it,] if you have an aluminum fuel tank with an electric sending unit, the tank is connected to the boat's negative post of the battery. When you bond your tank with the green bonding wire they are now connected. Maybe the t...
by Vance's Revenge
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Reinstalling Bonding Wire
Replies: 39
Views: 3478

Re: Reinstalling Bonding Wire

I don’t see if there were a connection of the fuel bonding system to the battery negative that the boat fuel filler becomes “grounded” while the boat is on the trailer. Neither the car or trailer have a connection to ground because of the rubber tires. The boat battery negative is floated with resp...
by Vance's Revenge
Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Reinstalling Bonding Wire
Replies: 39
Views: 3478

Re: Reinstalling Bonding Wire

Interconnecting the bonding ground to the engine ground may not be a great idea. That was not done in the original construction. Since the bonding ground bronze disc is much more noble than the aluminum of the engine gear case and the zinc or magnesium in other alloy anodes, the bronze won’t affect...
by Vance's Revenge
Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Reinstalling Bonding Wire
Replies: 39
Views: 3478

Re: Reinstalling Bonding Wire

The disc is for grounding the tank and fill collar while fueling on the water. Run the wire to those and the ground side of the battery as well. That way everything is covered. I found an original disc on eBay about two years ago when I did my boat. It was new in package, but it was an old discontin...
by Vance's Revenge
Sat Sep 26, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Outrage 22 Fuel Fill Hose 90-degree Curved Fitting
Replies: 13
Views: 1346

Re: Outrage 22 Fuel Fill Hose 90-degree Curved Fitting

Below is a view of the starboard side as I described above. This is only necessary on Revenge models. The bilge hose prevents water from getting under the deck and also acts as a vent to the sub floor/tank cavity. The supply hose in the picture originated at the transom, routes through a through-hul...
by Vance's Revenge
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Outrage 22 Fuel Fill Hose 90-degree Curved Fitting
Replies: 13
Views: 1346

Re: Outrage 22 Fuel Fill Hose 90-degree Curved Fitting

I found there are at least three ways for water to get under the deck into the fuel tank cavity on these classic Outrage and Revenge models. Unfortunately the original design was to direct water to that area run across the tank and out the hole at the top of the tank into the starboard rigging tunne...
by Vance's Revenge
Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Outrage 22 Fuel Fill Hose 90-degree Curved Fitting
Replies: 13
Views: 1346

Re: Outrage 22 Fuel Fill Hose 90-degree Curved Fitting

SPC337--I did replace all of my through holes with fiberglass tubes and added a tube between the fish box and fuel tank cavity for inspection. The drains will never leak or have to be replaced again. Was that you I spoke with on the phone a couple years ago? Could you imagine if the original designe...
by Vance's Revenge
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Alternative Hatch for Aft Well on OUTRAGE and REVENGE
Replies: 2
Views: 789

Alternative Hatch for Aft Well on OUTRAGE and REVENGE

The original mahogany [hatch cover on the aft cockpit live well on OUTRAGE and REVENGE boats] had no seal. On my 1980 Revenge 22 I quickly realized I did not like [the unsealed hatch on the aft cockpit live well]. whaler pic fish box cover painted-final open.jpg I used 3/16-inch thick aluminum sheet...
by Vance's Revenge
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Outrage 22 Fuel Fill Hose 90-degree Curved Fitting
Replies: 13
Views: 1346

Re: Outrage 22 Fuel Fill Hose 90-degree Curved Fitting

Below in Figures 1, 2, and 3 the fuel filler hose and fuel vent hose manifold that was fabricated are shown mounted in the boat. The fit [on an OUTRAGE 22} for the vent line may be tight. You should be able to do something similar for the fuel filler hose without the base plate. In Figure 3 the deck...
by Vance's Revenge
Wed Sep 23, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Outrage 22 Fuel Fill Hose 90-degree Curved Fitting
Replies: 13
Views: 1346

Re: Outrage 22 Fuel Fill Hose 90-degree Curved Fitting

I have many photographs of all aspects of my rebuild. I'm happy to help in any way. I can send them to you via email or text. My phone number is (916) 225-2790. email is: vancestaplin@gmail.com. You can call with any questions as well--I will help if I can.
by Vance's Revenge
Wed Sep 23, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Outrage 22 Fuel Fill Hose 90-degree Curved Fitting
Replies: 13
Views: 1346

Re: Outrage 22 Fuel Fill Hose 90-degree Curved Fitting

When I installed my replacement fuel tank on my 1980 Revenge 22. I had an elbow made out of aluminum for that bend also for the vent hose. I had them welded in the center of 1/4-inch flat bar to fit the cavity in the floor. That way I could seal the flat bar plate on the deck and prevent water on th...
by Vance's Revenge
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Remove Polyurethane Finish From Wood.
Replies: 7
Views: 1155

Re: Remove Polyurethane Finish From Wood.

Hi Jim, I used the gel that comes in a Jug. I didn't do the original finish the gunwales. It was there when I purchased the boat but was told by the previous owner that he did the coating with polyurethane. The coating was in very poor condition and the Citristrip did a great job. Especially when I ...
by Vance's Revenge
Mon Jul 20, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Remove Polyurethane Finish From Wood.
Replies: 7
Views: 1155

Re: Remove Polyurethane Finish From Wood.

I just stripped and re-varnished the wood gunwales on my Revenge 22. I used Citristrip from Home Depot. Put it on pretty thick with a cheap brush and cover it on a cool day or evening with 1 mil plastic so it doesn't dry out. I let it sit for about 2 hours on a cool morning and scraped it with a pla...
by Vance's Revenge
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Trailer Tire Recommendation
Replies: 14
Views: 1857

Re: Trailer Tire Recommendation

I'm sorry for the confusion. When I bought the last set of tires for that boat trailer it was 2015. Now that I look into it, there have been changes in the ST Trailer series since then. In c.2015, every [ST trailer tire] I could find was rated at 55-MPH. Doing some research online, I have found the ...
by Vance's Revenge
Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Trailer Tire Recommendation
Replies: 14
Views: 1857

Re: Trailer Tire Recommendation

I switched [apparently means switched to light truck tires from special trailer tires--jimh] out of frustration and a friend with a 5th wheel had already made the change. I'm talking 2015 and the 5th wheel, especially toy haulers were coming apart right and left tearing the heck out of their rigs Ca...
by Vance's Revenge
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Trailer Tire Recommendation
Replies: 14
Views: 1857

Re: Trailer Tire Recommendation

I had terrible luck with trailer tires on my boat between California and Wyoming. Most all trailer tires in our boat trailer sizes are made in China rated at 55 mph and cannot take heat build up at higher speeds. It is tough on 14" wheels because there are few options; but if you have 15" ...
by Vance's Revenge
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1989 OUTRAGE 22 Fuel Tank Replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 2161

Re: 1989 OUTRAGE 22 Fuel Tank Replacement

For owners who did not replace the foam in the fuel tank cavity: There are at least three ways [due to the design of] the Outrage and Revenge models to have water enter the fuel tank cavity. The original design was for water from the deck that runs alongside the fuel and vent hoses to travel below d...
by Vance's Revenge
Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Outrage 18 Rigging Tunnel Dam
Replies: 5
Views: 3395

Re: Outrage 18 rigging tunnel dam

Hi Malcom, I totally agree. Boston Whaler's routing was a terrible design. It totally made me crazy when I tore down my Revenge 22 boat to replace the fuel tank. Their design just guides saltwater to the fuel tank to encapsulate the foam into a wet salty sponge! As with you, I came up with an altern...
by Vance's Revenge
Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: c.1980 Outrage 22 hull with 5-inch Jack Plate
Replies: 5
Views: 3027

Re: c.1980 Outrage 22 hull with 5-inch Jack Plate

Hi Jim, You did a beautiful job on the jack plates! Incredibly nice and thorough. Looks like it could have come from the factory that way! Thank you for the pictures and the detailed information! Nice job on the bilge pump to clear the motorwell too! I have come to the conclusion that I'm going to h...
by Vance's Revenge
Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: c.1980 Outrage 22 hull with 5-inch Jack Plate
Replies: 5
Views: 3027

c.1980 Outrage 22 hull with 5-inch Jack Plate

I just finished mounting a CMC 5-inch Jack plate and 225-HP outboard [to a c.1980 OUTRAGE 22 hull]. I decided to go with the jack plate and set back, not trying to gain increased speed but to gain more deck space to build a full height splash well across the stern of the cockpit. Is anybody running ...
by Vance's Revenge
Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Oil Mixing or Premix for 55 Gallon Fuel Tank
Replies: 7
Views: 3648

Re: Oil Mixing or Premix for 55 Gallon Fuel Tank

I chose to Premix my 1992 Johnson GT 200 since it was new. It is on my river boat and I run a jet pump on the motor most of time. I had found that motors with jet drives that were premixed far outlasted the motors VRO systems. The jets are so inefficient that they lose 30% of their power so the moto...
by Vance's Revenge
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Trailer Bearing Grease
Replies: 9
Views: 3892

Re: Trailer Bearing Grease

Hi Jim--my E-Z-Loader trailer came with the oil bath hubs, and I ordered them on my other boat when I had the trailer built, so I have not converted them. I know there are conversion kits sold--I just haven't had to do that. E-Z-Loader should be able to help you with this. I do believe you have to p...