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About wijeff

  • Birthday 05/04/1968

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    wisconsin south eastern
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    Tinker in my man cave shop, Firearms, Travel Trying new lakes with the boat. Most of all Reserch anything I want to learn about I am ocd on research

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  1. wijeff

    Ideas remove fuel from tank

    Winter storage have 3/4 full and its the Reformulating garbage
  2. wijeff

    Ideas remove fuel from tank

    2007 235ssi 5.0 mpi 1# I tryed hose in filler cant get past elbo on top of tank . 2# removed fuel supply line to pump ran Extended hose out drain plug on Tried to pressurize tank to get it to flow . I think it needs a pump to lift fuel up out of tank. Looking for more ideas I ended up removing supply line from fuel pump and running a hose with a 12v holly out drain plug works fine just have to be extra careful gas can and will hurt or kill you if you dont use safty first . Thanks to all for your input . Merry Christmas to everyone
  3. wijeff

    Ground strap with tabs on outdrive

    It's not what one learns in a lifetime its how much one can share their time in life
  4. wijeff

    Ground strap with tabs on outdrive

    Wingnut you are an asset to all boaters here thanks once again
  5. wijeff

    Boat won't start. No power

    Did you load test battery.
  6. Just wondering why there is grounding wires with tabs on the out drive running from drive to the hose clamps on the bellows. If anyone has a idea please share thanks
  7. wijeff

    Bellows replacement need input

    Thanks for your help got it together and was pretty easy to do . I had to do a bit of rework forgot the ground tabs now all is good thanks for everyone's input
  8. wijeff

    Volvo duo prop question

    I was double guessing myself so I pulled it off with the nut being on correct I put it back on all is ok now . Just don't understand what the nut was jamming on cause I torqued it to 45lb and it had the 1/4 of slop . I don't know so I think trump had something to do with it lol thanks wingnuts saves me again
  9. wijeff

    Volvo duo prop question

    Can you tell me is there front to back slop on the front prop of the Volvo penta dp drive? I have movement only on the front prop bigger one of the two props it slips by hand about 1/4 front to back is there something I am missing just dont seam correct. thanks
  10. wijeff

    Play in steering wheel

    Hold drive still while moving steering wheel back and forth. Look to see where your slop/ play comes from . Let us know what you find good luck
  11. wijeff

    Bellows replacement need input

    Anyone no any good videos of the volvo bellow's installation seams all I find is mercury bellow's installation not volvo's
  12. wijeff

    Bellows replacement need input

    I have a 2006 chaparral with 140 hrs it is 5.0 volvo duo prop . Looking to replace the bellows . I see a bunch of talk about volvos new ones not the same quality and durability of the original or old ones Everything is going well alinement spot on, gimbal looked good, I pumped full of grease. I am just debatin the bellows replacement they looks good. It stored indoors since day one . It' like playing rushing roulette that I don't want to play. What is your input as the new ones quality and durability volvo put out today. Thanks it was a very easy job to remove old bellow's and installation of new ones . I did learn that when you grease your gimbel bearing to have the motor and drive running to get the grease through out the whole race . Thanks everyone for your advice
  13. wijeff

    What is the smallest chap that has twin inboard

    It's that I do boat inland as well as the great lakes looking for plan b if out on lake Michigan and lose a motor that I have a back up .I don't feel confident in a single on Michigan if I would go out far enough need plan b to be in effect . Just thinking out loud and ask my self . Don't like plan b to be the coast guard. Plan a my boat, plan b second motor, plan c coast guard. My thoughts
  14. Just wondering what size boat has twin motors I like the 265ssi but its is single motor
  15. wijeff

    Seadek flooring

    Any pic of your project