bschuster

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  1. If you heat up the nuts you'll need to replace them. The heat will probably melt the locking rubber inside the nut. If they are that hard to remove I would replace the nuts anyway.
  2. Probably have to have it made at your local canvas shop.
  3. Had a simular issue on my Volvo drive. It wound up being a leaking upper seal. When the mechanic pulled the seal you could see where the edge of the seal was rolled a little on one spot when installed at the factory allowing gear lube to pass into the boat. I had a leaking lower seal from picking up some fishing line so when I had that replaced I had the mechanic look at the upper seal. Didn't go back to Volvo for the upper seal because it was only a few more bucks. Can't blame Volvo for fishing line on the lower side. Seal - cheap Labor - not so cheap
  4. Mine is on top of the lower unit. The nut on the top is a dip stick.
  5. app - NOAA Buoy Reports
  6. I can already hear the dealer "boats are made to get wet." Just no pride in their businesses anymore - just profit minded.
  7. Only once years ago. Bought a cap and rotor, first time out both fouled out and melted. Never again. Good thing I kept the old OEM parts on board as spares just in case. Others seemed to have better luck.
  8. I have heard of tomato juice not sauce.
  9. Maybe poor ground/bonding between trailer and truck?
  10. I went with the Bak Flip F1. Easy to install. Most places are about the same price (probably controlled by manufacturer) but found one place that had 20% off everything but had to call to get the 20% off on the Bak Flip. http://www.autoaccessoriesgarage.com/Tonneau-Covers/BakFlip-F1-Tonneau-Cover?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_content=5644&utm_campaign=BAK&gclid=CI_zwarbutICFQW4wAodF08LmA
  11. Also have to make sure the unit is compatible with your engne set up for the engine stats. I hear merc's are easier to set up than Volvo's.
  12. Must be global warming. It affects the gravitational pull of the earth to pull stronger. I used to be able to dunk a basketball, but no longer. At least that's the story I'm sticking to.
  13. Took mine apart, cleaned and oiled and it worked fine again. I guess I got lucky.
  14. Don't tighten the nuts too tight when you put it back on. Maybe the reason they broke off again. (I learned the hard way)