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#11408884 - 02/11/16 08:58 PM Reliable and reasonable mechanic
stix921 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/14
Posts: 34
Loc: Hurst, Texas
Looking for someone to repair or replace a steering cable in a 95 skeeter 150zx with a 150 black max on the back


It's pulling hard to the right.

Tried adjusting the fin on the lower to no avail.


When you trim it out it gets better but it pulls even at idle...


Thoughts?


Needing a reasonable mechanic shop or individual in the tarrant co. Area... I am in Hurst... (Not a fan of fun n sun)


Thanks guys

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#11408949 - 02/11/16 09:22 PM Re: Reliable and reasonable mechanic [Re: stix921]
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Registered: 01/29/03
Posts: 1152
Loc: Royse City, Texas
I would make the drive to Rockwall Marine just east of Rokwall on FM 276
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#11408951 - 02/11/16 09:23 PM Re: Reliable and reasonable mechanic [Re: stix921]
Pumadon Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/29/03
Posts: 1152
Loc: Royse City, Texas
East of Rockwall, damn fat fingers
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#11409072 - 02/11/16 10:26 PM Re: Reliable and reasonable mechanic [Re: stix921]
Bobby Milam Offline
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Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 2767
Loc: Arlington
I'm using Vip-per boat co. in Arlington right now. 972-641-4884

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#11409090 - 02/11/16 10:36 PM Re: Reliable and reasonable mechanic [Re: stix921]
JMac-D Offline
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Registered: 11/27/13
Posts: 1654
Loc: Cleburne Tx
Charlies in Alvarado.....

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#11409808 - 02/12/16 10:16 AM Re: Reliable and reasonable mechanic [Re: stix921]
Glassangler Offline
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Registered: 04/21/09
Posts: 242
Loc: Ray Roberts or Lewisville
Call Chad 817 228 5848
South of Denton

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#11409836 - 02/12/16 10:25 AM Re: Reliable and reasonable mechanic [Re: stix921]
Alex K. Offline
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Registered: 07/19/04
Posts: 5218
Loc: Tarrant County
I'd also look into converting it to hydraulic steering. There are some very reasonably priced kits available online. That's what we did on My dad's first boat years ago. When you get it done you'll wonder why you went so long without.

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#11523733 - 04/05/16 04:01 PM Re: Reliable and reasonable mechanic [Re: stix921]
stix921 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/14
Posts: 34
Loc: Hurst, Texas
Bump ... Any other suggestions?

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#11523742 - 04/05/16 04:07 PM Re: Reliable and reasonable mechanic [Re: stix921]
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Registered: 06/09/08
Posts: 1977
Loc: The Great State of Texas
Started to go with hydraulic , changed directions replaced the current cables , drove my brothers boat , should have converted to hydraulics .

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#11523770 - 04/05/16 04:29 PM Re: Reliable and reasonable mechanic [Re: stix921]
BR459 Offline
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Registered: 08/03/07
Posts: 100
Patterson Marine in Haltom City 817-838-0501. Ronnie replaced the cables on a 1990 Ranger I use to own. He did good work at a reasonable price and timely manner.

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#11523867 - 04/05/16 05:36 PM Re: Reliable and reasonable mechanic [Re: stix921]
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Registered: 02/21/09
Posts: 5332
Loc: Corinth Texas
give me a call Ive done 100's and I come to you.
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#11523964 - 04/05/16 06:38 PM Re: Reliable and reasonable mechanic [Re: stix921]
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Loc: fort worth,texas
Cal Burch (817) 300-2827 located in Azle and provides top notch service.
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#11524006 - 04/05/16 06:56 PM Re: Reliable and reasonable mechanic [Re: stix921]
Nutman Offline
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Registered: 11/01/13
Posts: 2634
Loc: Athens, TX
Angler'so Marine in Gun Barrel
He replaced my steering on my 2000 Skeeter and did a great job
In & out a day ahead of schedule
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#11526009 - 04/06/16 04:31 PM Re: Reliable and reasonable mechanic [Re: stix921]
C.C. Near Nuthin Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/06/12
Posts: 283
Loc: Midlothian, Tx
Patterson Marine in Haltom City or Charlies in Alvarado

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#11526033 - 04/06/16 04:44 PM Re: Reliable and reasonable mechanic [Re: stix921]
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Registered: 02/27/13
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Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
Unfortunately, those two words don't go together in this subject
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