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Old 04-08-2021, 01:56 PM
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That is not OEM and that is not how it would be mounted if it were. Looks to be a water valve someone pieced together at a hardware store.
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Old 04-08-2021, 08:03 PM
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Good evening

Unfortunately winter came back and brought us some snow
Not very pleasant to work outside.


Fuel hoses are replaced. At first I thought, there are several lines running on the port side, that these were the fuel return lines. But when I looked more closely, I noticed that a valve was installed in the compartment on the port side.
In addition, two screws were missing and the whole thing was assembled without love ...
I removed the valve and laid the new hose straight through the bilge as normal.
For me, this valve doesn't look like an original mastercraft part.

Does anyone of you know whether a fuel valve is originally installed?
That is not OEM install. The 93 has a straight shot of hose from the fuel cell to the fuel filter, then over to the fuel pump. No return lines.

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Old 04-09-2021, 03:48 PM
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That is not OEM and that is not how it would be mounted if it were. Looks to be a water valve someone pieced together at a hardware store.
Thanks for answering. The valve is for gasoline. It‘s written on the valve. But for me it looks very Tim Taylor style...

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That is not OEM install. The 93 has a straight shot of hose from the fuel cell to the fuel filter, then over to the fuel pump. No return lines.

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Thanks waterlogged. I removed the hoses and put a direct line to the fuel filter.
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Old 05-17-2021, 04:36 AM
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The most valuable 2" in a long time. 10 minutes of work for a great result.
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Old 05-17-2021, 02:52 PM
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The most valuable 2" in a long time. 10 minutes of work for a great result.
I'm looking to potentially do this to my drivers seat as well. What parts did you use? where did you find them? how did you attach the seat to that bracket / fiberglass base?
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Old 05-17-2021, 03:05 PM
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I'm looking to potentially do this to my drivers seat as well. What parts did you use? where did you find them? how did you attach the seat to that bracket / fiberglass base?
Hi 01star
these 2“ make a big difference. The sitting behavior feels massively better and the legs have a more comfortable angle.

I used standard aluminum profiles 5cm x 5cm (2"x 2"). I still had some left. The two holes for the screws were drilled, countersunk and the standard screws I only replaced with longer ones.

If you want, i can take some pictures tomorrow if the weather is better.
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Old 05-17-2021, 03:05 PM
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I'm looking to potentially do this to my drivers seat as well. What parts did you use? where did you find them? how did you attach the seat to that bracket / fiberglass base?
If I may butt in since you did not ask me specifically?

I did this mod a few years back and it is indeed a vast improvement in comfort and ergonomics. One thing (as tempting as it may be) is to stick with no more than 2" rise. I tried three" and that took my arm's reach uncomfortably away from the throttle handle. I then went to 2" and it is spot on.

Wind screen? I rarely look out the front wind screen. I use the mirror, side look, and over the top every glance or so, therefore 2" is plenty of rise to clear my view.

Easier to get out of the seat (up off the floor) and more comfortable on leg position.

I found a 4' stick of aluminum channel at Grainger (scrap yards are a pain for me) for little of nothing. You'll need four carriage bolts, four machine screws, flat washers, lock washers (I do nut use Ny-lok nuts), and a few holes to drill. A really easy project. I have posted the setup here previously.

Hope this helps a little.

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Old 05-17-2021, 03:06 PM
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Hi 01star
these 2“ make a big difference. The sitting behavior feels massively better and the legs have a more comfortable angle.

I used standard aluminum profiles 5cm x 5cm (2"x 2"). I still had some left. The two holes for the screws were drilled, countersunk and the standard screws I only replaced with longer ones.

If you want, i can take some pictures tomorrow if the weather is better.
Your seat project looks great.

Thanks for the photographs.

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Old 05-18-2021, 10:10 AM
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Hi 01star
these 2“ make a big difference. The sitting behavior feels massively better and the legs have a more comfortable angle.

I used standard aluminum profiles 5cm x 5cm (2"x 2"). I still had some left. The two holes for the screws were drilled, countersunk and the standard screws I only replaced with longer ones.

If you want, i can take some pictures tomorrow if the weather is better.
I'd love to see some additional pictures if you don't mind. I'm more of a visual guy. I'm about 6'1 so the standard seat isn't too bad but 1'' or 2'' would definitely be an improvement. Thank you.
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Old 05-18-2021, 10:51 AM
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This is what I used for seat spacers. They worked great and looked good (if anyone was laying on the floor)

https://teamtalk.mastercraft.com/sho...t=seat+spacers
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