new boat

Discussion in 'Boat Tips' started by truckin4x4, Jan 20, 2008.

  1. truckin4x4

    truckin4x4 New Member

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    I just got a new boat and would like to know what you guys think of it. i just recently got a 1987 Bayliner bass boat w/ a 1987 force engine on it. got it from my uncle and he said it ran when he parked it 2 years ago but wont start now. any ideas on were to start?
     
  2. Dave L

    Dave L New Member

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    Remove all old fuel, clean the carbs and fuel lines.
     

  3. whiskerlover

    whiskerlover New Member

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    Lets see some pics! :big_smile:
     
  4. truckin4x4

    truckin4x4 New Member

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    i need to take some and get them on here but today it is like 10 degrees here in ohio. not even thinking of going out side. but soon though
     
  5. catfishjohn

    catfishjohn New Member

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    Congrats and good luck with the new toy! Good to see you posting!
     
  6. Pennsylvaniacatchaser

    Pennsylvaniacatchaser Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on getting the boat! :big_smile: Bubbacat would be the B.O.C. wizard to help with getting the thing running! :cool2:
     
  7. Reel_Blues

    Reel_Blues New Member

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    congrats on your new boat and good luck fishing.
     
  8. Wabash River Bear

    Wabash River Bear New Member

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    Congrats on the new boat. Get some fresh fuel in her, give her a carb clean, tune-up, and a new water pump (been sittin for 2 yrs,how long before that had it had one), that ought to about do it. Good luck.
     
  9. bigwhiskers

    bigwhiskers New Member

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    Howdy Truckin,
    Sounds like Dave L. and Wabash have given you the right info. Congrats and good luck with her.
    Bigwhiskers
     
  10. truckin4x4

    truckin4x4 New Member

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    columbus, Ohio
    thanks for the help guys i will try that as soon as it get warmer her
     
  11. kfloyd

    kfloyd New Member

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    mississippi
    Congrats on the new boat:big_smile: