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Recent content by 79 Exciter

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    Hello all!! Today is Feb. 4th. 2012, spring & summer is coming.. I really want to find a great...

    Hello all!! Today is Feb. 4th. 2012, spring & summer is coming.. I really want to find a great speed but good all around prop for my 79 Exciter 18' w/merc. 175, no jack plate. I heard the Laser 2 19 pitch worked really good on this boat.Anyone agree?? Thanks!!
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    86 Checkmate Exciter For Sale

    Very nice boat, you shouldn't have any trouble selling it. Prayers are with you, you can beat it!!!
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    Boating After Dark...

    Sounds Aweome!!! Thats great and I would like to do that too but i'm a little nervous about boating in the dark. I've had many chances but always passed. After reading your experience i'm going!! Always wanted to but just haven't yet. slow and easy I guess and I did just buy a 5,000,000...
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    Thanks 175, yes I do work the throttle & the choke. That makes sense w/ what ya said about the...

    Thanks 175, yes I do work the throttle & the choke. That makes sense w/ what ya said about the reeds & I will definately look into that. I have been using a can of starting fluid and it really likes that!! I don't give it too much but a healthy shot in each carb seems to do the trick. I hear...
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    Hey Jon, was wondering if you got the Laser prop you were looking at or if you went w/something...

    Hey Jon, was wondering if you got the Laser prop you were looking at or if you went w/something else. I have a s/s powertech 4 blade on mine right now and LOVE the handling & out of the hole power it offers but I didn't gain any top end over my 3 blade aluminum. I didn't plan on a speed GAIN w/...
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    Hello 175, I had such good luck w/ your suggestion w/ the fuel pump diaphram being the cause of...

    Hello 175, I had such good luck w/ your suggestion w/ the fuel pump diaphram being the cause of my 175 cutting out at wot that I decided to pick your brain again. 1st. Thanks that was exactly the problem and is fixed and great!! I am now addressing the issue with starting. The first start of the...
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    Hey Jon, looking at some posts on props this morning and I came across a couple of yours from...

    Hey Jon, looking at some posts on props this morning and I came across a couple of yours from last year. Did you ever get that Laser II?? Did you go w/ another prop and how'd your choice work for you??
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    Hey 175, hope all is well. Thanks for your opinion on the fuel pump issue. There was a tear in...

    Hey 175, hope all is well. Thanks for your opinion on the fuel pump issue. There was a tear in the diaphram. I replaced the diaphram & put it in the water yesterday ( 6-10) and didn't seem to have the problem anymore!! It was a bit choppy so i'll have to wait for a calm day & really test her...
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    Hello John or should I say "Admiral".Well we made it through the winter and it was a good one at...

    Hello John or should I say "Admiral".Well we made it through the winter and it was a good one at that!! Hope all is well with you and family as things are great here. I won't have my boat in the water until mid may but we have an annual Walleye tournament in 2 weeks from today.I always go w/ my...
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    Anyone have a 3 point ski bar for a 79 Exciter they want to get rid of? I'm looking for one so...

    Anyone have a 3 point ski bar for a 79 Exciter they want to get rid of? I'm looking for one so if anyone knows where I can get one please message me. Thanks!!
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    Hey blkz28, I just saw your profile. Cool boat, i too have a 79 Exciter. I bought mine last...

    Hey blkz28, I just saw your profile. Cool boat, i too have a 79 Exciter. I bought mine last spring & worked on it until I got it in the water in almost September. What's the true weight on that boat. I've got a merc175 on mine and it's a great ride but seems like a heavy ass boat. Shoot me a...
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    Hey John, how ya doing?? Any snowmobiling yet? Here in Cicero N.Y we just got 43" over a 4 day...

    Hey John, how ya doing?? Any snowmobiling yet? Here in Cicero N.Y we just got 43" over a 4 day stretch. We actually just missed the record of 44.3" set in 1966. I know you probably laugh @ that total living in Canada but it"s alot for here where we average 140-160" for the season. We are...
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    Hello 175, how ya doing? This off season for boating sucks!! I had just got mine in the water...

    Hello 175, how ya doing? This off season for boating sucks!! I had just got mine in the water for 1 month before having to take it out for the season.I'm happy I got it in the water because now I know it floats & the motor runs great except for the fuel pump problem that I am going to...
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    Thanks, i'll let ya know what I decide and how I made out.

    Thanks, i'll let ya know what I decide and how I made out.
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    Thanks for the info. Is it possible to replace just the diaphram if I decide to go that route...

    Thanks for the info. Is it possible to replace just the diaphram if I decide to go that route, or do I have to replace the whole fuel pump.I'm glad your modification worked for ya and I may do the same but I want to weigh my options. Thanks again!
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