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by Hyperjump
Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: A sad day
Replies: 16
Views: 806

Re: A sad day

So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.
by Hyperjump
Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:22 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 42
Views: 6186

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Well , I called the mechanic the very next day after what happened. He paid for prop to be pulled and new prop. Also waiting on a check from him for not being able to use boat for the 3 weeks. Its not much but at least he is making an effort to write the problem.
by Hyperjump
Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 42
Views: 6186

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Also still working on CAPAC. When boat was out for repairs , looked at all anodes and made sure they were mounted correctly and in good shape. All looked new seeing boat was always dry docked till this yr. I am trying to have someone look and help me at my dock to figure out issue. There are 3 Big M...
by Hyperjump
Sat Jul 28, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 42
Views: 6186

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Latest update. Bin a bad start for season. But alls good now. I had all packing and bushings done last year before layup on boat. Non metallic . Good so far. Now , I get boat out of storage and prepare to run her 30 miles to new home. New oil , and trans fluid again. Better safe than sorry. Me and 2...
by Hyperjump
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 42
Views: 6186

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Had mechanic look at pump , says just change out impeller. Says it looked ok but changing anyway. EWRice ill see which rotation i have and will get back to you. Thanks. No for For ignition , still checking out options. On a different note. Are 9x 12 tabs to small for my 26ft big M. or should I go 12...
by Hyperjump
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 42
Views: 6186

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Thanks barefoot99. Will check it out.
by Hyperjump
Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 42
Views: 6186

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Bin out for while , but got rudder shaft packing and prop shaft bushings done. Got to run boat today for first time since working on her. Ran good. Question is , would like to get new water pump for 327 fireball and or could I put electronic ignition on this motor. Water pump works. Temp was 140 - 1...
by Hyperjump
Wed Aug 23, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 42
Views: 6186

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Flywheel is forward. I just need the tube , but would get both if possible. Update on pulling to port. Rudder bushing worn. Changing bushing and packing since im in there. Hopefully that was it. Thanks.
by Hyperjump
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 42
Views: 6186

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Update.. Still looking for oil dipstick tube..Checking with sites and yards. No luck so far.. Also getting trim tabs , 24 x 9 or 24 x 12. I leaning more towards electric. Bennetts probably. The 24 x 12 are actually cheaper. Never had a boat with tabs so new to them. Also some say go with hydraulic i...
by Hyperjump
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 42
Views: 6186

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Thanks. Got the old girl running good. Ill try to upload video of running. Had carb checked and adjusted, and running good. I may have under estimated this 327 after all. It may be old but runs solid now. Thanks to all.. This forum helped alot..

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