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Forum: General Discussion Today, 07:22 AM
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Posted By JimN
That has been covered so many times- do a search...

That has been covered so many times- do a search here or just google it. I thought someone had made it a sticky thread, but apparently, it's not easy to find. Ever see anyone mention the using a...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By JimN
These are injected, so trouble codes can be...

These are injected, so trouble codes can be found. Do that- if you see a code 15, check the ECT (Engine Coolant Temperature) sensor. The correct sensor has one yellow wire and one black wire- the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By JimN
Look at the fuses on the engine and add the...

Look at the fuses on the engine and add the current ratings- an ignition system can use a lot of current.

What accessories were added after you bought the boat and where were their power (positive...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 871
Posted By JimN
Sorry, I disagree that you should do the...

Sorry, I disagree that you should do the research. Those aren't Indmar-specific parts- they came from GM.

Is this a marine service shop, or do they work on cars & trucks?

It's a Chevy engine, not...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 871
Posted By JimN
Call MC and ask for the GM OEM part number....

Call MC and ask for the GM OEM part number.

They're not Indmar parts, they came from GM and were off the shelf parts. The difference between an MC and Indmar part number- remove the 81 and you have...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By JimN
You need a relocation kit, not the adapter. The...

You need a relocation kit, not the adapter.

The price for the one in the link seems too reasonable- if it's accurate, I would say it's a no-brainer for anyone who's tired of the contortions...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By JimN
Look on the sides of the heads, or on the intake...

Look on the sides of the heads, or on the intake manifold. The one that reports to the ECM has two wires- one yellow, one black.
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By JimN
The relocation kit has a plate that blocks the...

The relocation kit has a plate that blocks the oil coming out of the bottom (where the filter would go) and has in/out ports, like the fitting for an oil cooler. The kit should come with everything...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 871
Posted By JimN
Why did they say the injectors were needed? As...

Why did they say the injectors were needed?

As chrislandy asked, which engine? If it looks like it has a carburetor, look at the injectors- the part number is laser-etched on them.
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By JimN
Have you looked into the raw water supply hose...

Have you looked into the raw water supply hose from the end connected to the pump?

Why are you replacing pumps?

The gauge shows you the temperature as a convenience (better than an idiot light,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By JimN
That may be, but it assumes that it was wired...

That may be, but it assumes that it was wired correctly. Also, not all boats have a Blue Sea battery switch.

Voltage spikes don't always involve higher voltage. If the voltage spikes down because of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By JimN
Best to switch it only when the engine isn't...

Best to switch it only when the engine isn't running.
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,844
Posted By JimN
This can be the result of a bad EQ curve. When I...

This can be the result of a bad EQ curve. When I hear a hollow sound, it's usually because the 250Hz-500Hz range has been decreased too much and that might be where this is happening. One trick when...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,844
Posted By JimN
OK, so what you want to do is disconnect one...

OK, so what you want to do is disconnect one speaker wire (system off) from one of the speakers, turn it on and play some music. The reason for this is to test the polarity of the speakers- if one is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,844
Posted By JimN
The first part is the reason I made the comment...

The first part is the reason I made the comment about having some kind of limited access for service mode. The least they could do is let SOMEONE in, for fine-tuning. Make it use a one-time...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,844
Posted By JimN
How does the bass sound 'hollow'- can you...

How does the bass sound 'hollow'- can you describe it? You could download a Real Time Analyzer (RTA) app for your phone and measure the system response, then post it here. it's best to use Pink...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By JimN
Call or e-mail Spectrum and give them your hull...

Call or e-mail Spectrum and give them your hull ID- they need that to determine the colors, although the only one I found for this year is Glacier/Crystal White.
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By JimN
How many boat owners tighten them with pliers?...

How many boat owners tighten them with pliers? Enough that it became a problem.

Tightening the wing nuts with fingers requires more strength and pain tolerance than most people have and when they...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,844
Posted By JimN
My point is: Don't make people do your beta...

My point is:

Don't make people do your beta testing without asking or telling them. That amounts to being Guinea Pigs.
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By JimN
You meant to say that the oil was full to the...

You meant to say that the oil was full to the mark, right?

Have the battery tested but make sure it has been fully charged. Were the battery cables slipped onto the posts without tightening the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By JimN
Soap bubbles couldn't build up more pressure than...

Soap bubbles couldn't build up more pressure than the pump already does. If you have run it on a garden hose at more than about 1000 RPM for any length of time, it was starved, especially if you use...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,844
Posted By JimN
I can't imagine anyone using consumers as beta...

I can't imagine anyone using consumers as beta testers without asking if they want to do that. That's really a bad idea. Do they know about social media and the speed at which bad opinions become...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,844
Posted By JimN
And how would someone know it was sarcasm? I...

And how would someone know it was sarcasm?

I would assume the Fusion method is proprietary- download the update to a smart phone, connect to the head unit, go into the settings and select 'Update...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,282
Posted By JimN
If you try to polish the whole boat with that and...

If you try to polish the whole boat with that and a towel, you're gonna be hating life. Polishing doesn't mean "Spread it around and wipe it off", it means using some level of force to allow the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,844
Posted By JimN
Are your phone and display using the most recent...

Are your phone and display using the most recent software/firmware?

Which Apple do you have? I still use an iPhone 6 and the BT works fine. I use a Scosche FM transmitter in my work van and it's...
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