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David
09-01-2011, 12:07 AM
Don from EDH brought his Tahiti over to Bill because it was making lots of noise...
http://archive.vintagejetboats.com/MGalleryItem.php?id=1812

Now you can see why...
http://archive.vintagejetboats.com/MGalleryItem.php?id=1827

http://archive.vintagejetboats.com/MGalleryItem.php?id=1828

http://archive.vintagejetboats.com/MGalleryItem.php?id=1829

http://archive.vintagejetboats.com/MGalleryItem.php?id=1830

http://archive.vintagejetboats.com/MGalleryItem.php?id=1831

http://archive.vintagejetboats.com/MGalleryItem.php?id=1832

http://archive.vintagejetboats.com/MGalleryItem.php?id=1833

http://archive.vintagejetboats.com/MGalleryItem.php?id=1834

http://archive.vintagejetboats.com/MGalleryItem.php?id=1835

78_Tahiti
09-01-2011, 08:52 AM
Ouch! rod bearings always show their appreciation for lack of oil! even when its just for a second or 2! :zz22_yikes:

David
09-01-2011, 09:02 AM
Ouch! rod bearings always show their appreciation for lack of oil! even when its just for a second or 2! :zz22_yikes:
Proof right in front of you on that one man!!!

David
12-04-2011, 07:50 PM
Bill got me some pics to update this thread a while back... I've been slacking a bit...
http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k533/southwindhotboats/oilpan.jpg


http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k533/southwindhotboats/DSC01399.jpg


http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k533/southwindhotboats/DSC01401.jpg


http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k533/southwindhotboats/DSC01407.jpg


http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k533/southwindhotboats/DSC01408.jpg


http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k533/southwindhotboats/DSC01412.jpg


http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k533/southwindhotboats/DSC01415.jpg


http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k533/southwindhotboats/DSC01417.jpg


http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k533/southwindhotboats/DSC01418.jpg

78_Tahiti
12-04-2011, 11:35 PM
She Lives Again! Nice work Bill! I know its kind of sad, watching the owner drive off with the fresh powerplant! But they'll be back! Hopefully to spend a little money on some upgrades! :drv: