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About Jjlai724

  • Birthday 07/24/1967

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    Oil/foam dripping from outdrive

    Yeah it's pretty pic there e-Xtreme.
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    How to Anchor and Sleep Safely

    How much chain do you have on your anchor and how deep is the cove you are anchoring in for the night? Is there a tide or current or are you just floating with the breeze being the controlling factor of how your boat is facing. Three times the rope/anchor length is a good rule to the depth you are anchoring in.
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    Oil/foam dripping from outdrive

    Well, that is good news.
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    Right size engine for 330 Signature

    You can get the boat vinyl wrapped as well to the color of your liking.
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    Oil/foam dripping from outdrive

    That is a bummer either way.
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    Right size engine for 330 Signature

    DinoB, Mine is a 1999 and the previous owner kept it in real good shape and real clean. Was spotless for a boat with that many years on it. Hours on the motors were below average as well. The only thing I had to get redone was the inside upholstery. Not sure of the age or if I used too much simple green when wiping them down, but the fake leather started flaking. So I took all the cushions and back supports out and down to a auto upholstery shop and he put some new sunbrella vinyl on them. Came out great and didn't cost me as much as I thought it would. Engines have been flawless and I just replace the impellors every two years. They are 20 deer a piece and annual oil changes. Replaced my snap in carpet with Sea Dek and also put it on the extended swim platform. Good luck on your search.
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    Right size engine for 330 Signature

    It's a big boat so it won't be a speed boat like you Sport Boats from the past. The 5.7 will be adequate for the 330 Sig in my opinion.
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    Door struts/shocks springs, What gives.

    There are plenty of aftermarket options via auto part stores or Amazon. Just measure the open and closed length and the support strength needed. Looks like you need the lbs of support as I noted below. Deck storage SL13-20-1 (2) - 20lb supportEngine hatch SL29-90-1 (2) - 90lb supportHead hatch SL33-40-1 -40lb support If you by no name struts via Amazon, I've found that they only last a year or two.
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    Where Can I Install This Fresh Water Pump?

    You could put a inline check valve on the supply side as well so the pump will keep it's "prime" if you have it mounted above your water tank. I would put it under your sink if you have the room to get in there and install it.
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    Help identifying what switch is for?

    Also a good switch to flip while at a public dock where you might be away for a bit, and you are afraid of someone hot wiring your boat.
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    Yamaha F150 or F200?

    200HP for sure. It'll work less harder than the 150HP. I have a Yamaha 200HP on my Lund and love it. Great motor and it's been bullet proof since 2000. Good luck.
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    Boat Tape

    Are you talking about the vinyl tape (i.e. pin stripping)? Is that the side of boat that gets more sun than the other side. That is probably why. Go to a autobody shop or a vinyl sign store and have them make you a better quality of pin stripping.
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    Boat purchase

    Yeah those boats will go through 80 gallons of fuel in a day without a problem. They are pushing the water versus our boats that are cutting the water.
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    Good place to buy parts?

    Under $300 for a cushion is a good price. I never understood why foam cost so much compared to the upholstery.
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    Boat purchase

    Mastercraft and Chaparral are two different boats. The only thing that both boats do well is float. Otherwise you have to decide if you want more for water sports or for pleasure. I would consider the Nautique G25 over a Mastercraft X55.