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by xFORBESx
27 Jun 2018, 20:35
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1998 Tracker Transformation/ Remodel
Replies: 4
Views: 1189

1998 Tracker Transformation/ Remodel

Looks good!

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by xFORBESx
19 Jun 2018, 20:31
Forum: Outboard Jets
Topic: Merc 30jet dies at wot
Replies: 17
Views: 3254

Merc 30jet dies at wot

I think I got it figured out, I had to leave terminal A empty, motor is running again. Hopefully for a while now, wife said no more money can go into the boat this year...lol

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by xFORBESx
19 Jun 2018, 13:08
Forum: Outboard Jets
Topic: Merc 30jet dies at wot
Replies: 17
Views: 3254

Merc 30jet dies at wot

So the ignition switch that I ordered is different from what I had, in that it is a 7 position, and the old was a 6 as shown in the photos. I wired the new one up like my old one and got the motor to start after some were swapping, but the key would shut it back down. Are any of you guys familiar wi...
by xFORBESx
15 Jun 2018, 23:57
Forum: Outboard Jets
Topic: Merc 30jet dies at wot
Replies: 17
Views: 3254

Merc 30jet dies at wot

Waiting on parts now

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by xFORBESx
15 Jun 2018, 15:23
Forum: Jet Boat Projects
Topic: 16/48 tracker refresher
Replies: 13
Views: 3280

16/48 tracker refresher

Whitaker201 wrote:Great job on the restoration!
Thank you, still a lot I want to get done but, it's getting there slowly.

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by xFORBESx
13 Jun 2018, 20:01
Forum: Outboard Jets
Topic: Merc 30jet dies at wot
Replies: 17
Views: 3254

Merc 30jet dies at wot

Just spent an hour looking things over. And remembered I had issues getting it to start a few years ago. And at that time it was my push to choke ignition switch... messed with that for a few minutes and boom she fired up. Guess I have to buy another switch.

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by xFORBESx
13 Jun 2018, 19:19
Forum: Outboard Jets
Topic: Merc 30jet dies at wot
Replies: 17
Views: 3254

Merc 30jet dies at wot

So I changed the fuel filter, put fresh gas in the tank. And it started up and ran good the last time out. Took it out today and it ran great for 30min then died... got it off the water after 2 hours of running the trolling motor. After getting home I rebuilt the fuel pump replaced a couple lines. A...
by xFORBESx
11 Jun 2018, 21:24
Forum: Jet Boat Projects
Topic: 16/48 tracker refresher
Replies: 13
Views: 3280

16/48 tracker refresher

Summer project is almost done, just needs new fenders. Interior redesign will start this winterImageImage

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by xFORBESx
08 Jun 2018, 15:44
Forum: Jet Boat Projects
Topic: 16/48 tracker refresher
Replies: 13
Views: 3280

16/48 tracker refresher

Both were picked up at my local napaImage

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by xFORBESx
07 Jun 2018, 23:06
Forum: Jet Boat Projects
Topic: 16/48 tracker refresher
Replies: 13
Views: 3280

16/48 tracker refresher

thedude wrote:Great progress! Stock up on elbow grease! Or are you cheating and using a buffer?
Buffer, and elbow grease. I like to cheat a little bit

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by xFORBESx
07 Jun 2018, 22:04
Forum: Jet Boat Projects
Topic: 16/48 tracker refresher
Replies: 13
Views: 3280

16/48 tracker refresher

And a little polish, shes ready to shine!Image

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by xFORBESx
07 Jun 2018, 22:03
Forum: Jet Boat Projects
Topic: 16/48 tracker refresher
Replies: 13
Views: 3280

16/48 tracker refresher

Decided while I was at it, I'd give the trailer some TLC, so the boat got hung in the garage. Trailer got wire wheeled, painted, new bunks, and tail lights. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180608/494d53c211f6c62c91d879ea3597993e.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180608/40eacc0704a4004663c62c...
by xFORBESx
07 Jun 2018, 21:56
Forum: Jet Boat Projects
Topic: 16/48 tracker refresher
Replies: 13
Views: 3280

16/48 tracker refresher

And started using the napa brand aluminum brightner. Really cleaned alot of crud offImageImage

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by xFORBESx
07 Jun 2018, 21:54
Forum: Jet Boat Projects
Topic: 16/48 tracker refresher
Replies: 13
Views: 3280

16/48 tracker refresher

What I had after pali g the vinyl off 2" at a timeImage

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by xFORBESx
07 Jun 2018, 21:54
Forum: Jet Boat Projects
Topic: 16/48 tracker refresher
Replies: 13
Views: 3280

16/48 tracker refresher

This is what I started with. An ugly vinyl camoImage

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