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  1. wijeff

    Shims required for 256ssx trim tabs?

    The Stern on my boat has a bit of a curve I installed shims on each side to get flush . Predrilled everything used a good amount of 5200 all is done and flush to curve hull. Per instructions from the pros at bennett. Lifetime warranty thanks to bennett .
  2. wijeff

    Shims required for 256ssx trim tabs?

    I just finished installing bennett bolt 12x12 tabs there service after the sale is outstanding . I used stainless and made shims to flush mount mine it did take me a bit of time to fit up and get it correct. Maby google search your question you will find a lot of info on this . try google bennett trim tabs not fitting flush .Goodluck
  3. I started to look at it and found that the plug was loose and was thinking that it was the problem solving find . Till I tried to start and still wouldn't so I just took it in rather than guessing. I just installed a swimplatform and trim tabs so I really didn't feel like working on the boat any more
  4. Just have no idea where to start to look 2006 volvo penta duo prop 5.0 stalled out on plane . Restarted was on way in and killed again . Just like the key was turned off each time . Had to get a tow cause wouldn't restart third time all happened in 10 mins
  5. I was frustrated with the whole thing and took it in . Turning out to be the alternator plug was disconnected from what I have no idea it is a pain to try to unplug when you want to so I have no clue what caused that part of this also there is a fuse for fuel pump on top of motor that was blown out all fixed . I was guessing all kinds of things that's why I took it in and I was frustrated 175.00 to learn about the fuse location. Lol
  6. Guess who spoke to soon it didn't work . I thought it was fixed till I went to start it in the driveway with hose attached and just turned over but won't start . boat = bust out another thousand. Took it in to shop will update you on the problems thanks
  7. Talked to the shop today when the alternator does not show charge output the fuel pump is shut down for safety. So whenever however the alternator got unplugged that was my problem that my motor stopped running and I was tow in wish I would have looked at it while I was on the water simply plug the alternator in and it was fixed
  8. Just got time to look over the boat to see if I could find out what killed the motor. First thing I found was the alternator plug was disconnected . Would this kill the engine and not restart. It turned over fine . I do remember. Turning on both battery once it stalled but it never turned over slow like the battery was drained. I think the boat would run till the battery was drained to kill it . So I just not sure that is all of my problems. Will look for more .tomorrow
  9. Yes swimplatform and bennett trim tabs Gas check 3/4 full treatment for winter storage
  10. wijeff

    Inner hull cracks at the stern.

    A good survey can help also there placesthat can tell you the moisture in the hull Goodluck
  11. Where do you buy the tools for this type job
  12. wijeff

    235 SSI parts - Northwest area

    We have a 235ssi . Is the whole boat available as salvage sale
  13. Don't no much about the photo thing just no there is a lot of pic posted by others I. Ant see . I can't post photos of any thing not sure what do I need to add to my tablet to do this thanks
  14. wijeff

    Bennett trim tab installation... and here we go.

    Very good information to a bunch of questions I was going to ask thanks fellow boaters
  15. wijeff

    Trim tab Installation

    Ok I am looking for help on tab location for my 2006 chaparral 235ssi cuddy . How far from outside edge? Side How far down to bottom edge? Bottom I am going with bennett 12x12 electric any one know of a good place to buy from I have seen 329.99 to 599.99 on line website. Looking for a place that honors there warranty. Thanks for your help happy safe boating
  16. wijeff

    Trim tab Installation

    Just received my bennett bolt 12 x12 tabs and the auto control switch . My question is the hinge plate is not flush to transom it has 6 holes to mount through . The 4 middle holes are flush each end has 1/8 gap that runs about 1 1/2 in twards the center . So the transom has a crown from factory . Looking for input as how to proceed thanks . 2006 chaparral 235 ssi cuddy cabin added swim platform 5.0 volvo penta duo prop
  17. wijeff

    Trim tab Installation

    One of the reasons why I am going to the autotrim pro controls as it will set tab for me and return to the up position when turned off . I know there expensive but not the hassle is worth the money not to have to keep an eye on tabs position just my two cents so far lowest price is hodges marine 323.17 tabs ATP switch 398.24
  18. I would like to have my injectors bench flow tested and cleaned can you recommend any place to go to have done .I will remove the injectors and mail to shop if needed thanks
  19. wijeff

    Trim tab Installation

    Thank you for everything you have help me make my mind on this and now I feel confident that this will be an easy installation for me now thanks again
  20. wijeff

    Trim tab Installation

    So what diagram do I use for the proper or ideal location sorry for all the questions I just want to drill into my hull one time thanks for all input and help
  21. wijeff

    Trim tab Installation

    In figure two what is the measurement at the back of the straight edge 1 inch or 1 1/4 it shows in the diagram can you explain that to me
  22. wijeff

    Trim tab Installation

    Wow that is exactly why I have the questions that diagram answers everything for me thank you so much
  23. 2006 235ssi 5.0vp duo prop top speed 48 on speedo Just looking for information about them. School me on trim tabs . Also adding a extended swim platform
  24. wijeff

    I am Thinking about powered trim tabs 235ssi

    Where did you buy your trim tabs from .?
  25. wijeff

    Bow roller for 235ssi?

    Look on youtube there is a video from Jamestown doing exactly what you are asking. They fab a shelf in anchor locker for motor and wires cut hole in bow install the whole deal doesn't look like a bad upgrade. Maby even a diy task .