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Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

#31 Post by bansil » Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:43 am

Did you use all the colorful words i did?......before i went all stone age caveman..lololol

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Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

#32 Post by bansil » Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:27 pm

With all dr visits not much done, i got 4 panels sanded and painted...very pimp from 10 feet away...
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Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

#33 Post by bansil » Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:04 am

spent some time yesterday on toon

I took apart remote to trace the 2 wires that came out the bottom and went to a blown fuse, it only took me an hour to put the damn thing back together...lol

Rebuilt fuel pump, diaphragms were in pretty bad shape

also messed with wiring some, what a mess (literally)

I put plastic wire loom over the wires that went through very rough bulk heads (they were not deburred)

Half the wires don't go anywhere????

Also found out why fuel sender wasn't working...no 12v + wire hooked up

also lots of 14 ga to 20 gage connections that need fixing
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Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

#34 Post by bansil » Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:06 am

not much to report, I tore all the wiring out, half of it wasnt connected to anything, nothing worked correctly

I did mount the live well pump, ran wire and hose (still need to secure and wire loom it, wire loom came in last night thanks to Amazon

hopefully Saturday all the wires will be covered and secured

gages are in the house so I can piddle with them at night

Also added air horn I had from another project, just cause

couple pictures...just because

ETA I will probably move the live well fill inside a few inches and move hose after looking at pictures, it looks vulnerable to damage if rear of pontoon swings out
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Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

#35 Post by curtiscapk » Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:28 am

Looks great! you might want a cage of some kind over that pump? Just in case.....
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Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

#36 Post by sunedog » Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:49 am

Got this from Amazon to work with the wire loom. Best $4.11 I've spent in a while.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005D ... UTF8&psc=1

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Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

#37 Post by bansil » Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:02 am

[quote="sunedog"]Got this from Amazon to work with the wire loom. Best $4.11 I've spent in a while.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005D ... UTF8&psc=1[/quote]
so it actually works?

I may order one in a few minutes and have it by the weekend work day!

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Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

#38 Post by bansil » Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:03 am

[quote="curtiscapk"]Looks great! you might want a cage of some kind over that pump? Just in case.....[/quote]
Yeah I haven't finalized what I want yet, I agree with you on that, I really need to buy a AC/DC Tig machine for the house

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Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

#39 Post by sunedog » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:28 pm

[quote="bansil"][quote="sunedog"]Got this from Amazon to work with the wire loom. Best $4.11 I've spent in a while.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005D ... UTF8&psc=1[/quote]
so it actually works?

I may order one in a few minutes and have it by the weekend work day![/quote]

Do it. And watch a quick Youtube on how to use it. (It's a little bit of a head scratcher without it.) I could get wires into the loom but it would take forever and it was touch on your fingers. This is well worth it.

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Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

#40 Post by bansil » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:44 am

Well ordered yesterday evening, Prime and 2 day guaranteed shipping...ARGH!!!....this is the first time in 10 years that I get notified delivery is scheduled for the 16th

And check at lunch and it is on time for 16th still, I hope it is a screw up

Good note, extra wire connectors (glue/heat shrinked ones) are delivering tonight and 2" hole saw and arbor for Friday, hope to finish dash

Hope to splash this month

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Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

#41 Post by bansil » Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:12 pm

Got dash put together and now know what all wires go to what

Modified the basic switch panel by swapping out 2 switches and taking dremel to the double D's :mrgreen:
So i had a round hole to index volt meter
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Top right
Horn
3 pos nav/mooring lights
Gags and n/off switch between bottom gages

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Re: Bansil and MamaTurtle create a getaway cruiser

#42 Post by bansil » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:44 am

got some of this coming on Wednesday
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minus the flowers,

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