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    2013 R180
    Yamaha 150

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  1. haz

    Uploading Pics

    To fully remove your attached image, login to the Forum and select the discussion thread where your post with photo exists. Choose the "Edit" link at the bottom left corner of your post, and click into the resulting live post. Position your cursor adjacent to the photo and delete the image, then click on the "Save" button to update your edited post. However, rather than devaluing your post by eliminating your photo, consider resizing your original-sized images proportionally to 640 x 480. Resizing this previous image from its original 2102 x 1902 pixel resolution down to 530 x 480 pixels changes its digital storage size from 360 kilobytes down to 36 kilobytes. Also, you can create an Album from within your Forum Profile for your images and/or post them in the forum's Gallery and then insert your image into a post using the unique Album/Gallery URL for that image, or, use a third-party image hosting site in the same way to insert the image's URL into a post. I personally use started using Yahoo's Flickr, which hosts images and allows image linking to forum posts. I previously used Photobucket, but their policy changed and they limit image linking, which is why Photobucket's logo is imposed as a watermark on the above-posted images. Good luck!
  2. haz

    Garmin GPSMap 1242 in R180

    Flush mounting template (PDF download). Good luck!
  3. haz

    1997 wahoo 1900cc

    Online image from uShip posting... Wahoo! company profile from Wikipedia. MyWahoo!, a largely dormant owner's site that may provide you insights. Hull ID Number Decoder website. ContinuousWave discussion mentioning Boston Whaler's lawsuit. Perhaps you are already active on The Hull Truth Forum? Otherwise, you could join THT and contact that owner. If you are a Facebook user, there is a Wahoo Boat Owners group that requires registration to view their page, but I expect the group would be most helpful.. Good luck!
  4. haz

    Trim Tab Wiring

    This recent discussion indicates some Robalo models may include trim tab system connectors in the standard wiring harness. Good luck!
  5. haz

    no boot stripe

    You're right, wildoats -- No Boot Stripe!... Good luck!
  6. haz

    hinges for cover on live well

    Ruben: You are perhaps describing a broken mounting bracket (red arrows) for the gas spring support on your R260's topside live well cover?... The 2004 R260 Parts Guide (PDF Download), on page 21, lists the several gas spring mounting brackets used on the R260... The following retailer website links provide illustrations with dimensions to help you determine which part number is the bracket you need: Ameritool BR-204-32, Ameritool BR-209R-32, Ameritool BR-211-32. Good luck!
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    The R200's factory canvas T-top does not include outrigger mounting plates. Link to hi-res online image of this 2019 R200 canvas T-top framing... Good luck!
  8. haz

    R200/150 Prop Size

    The Mercury Revolution 4 (14-5/8 x 17 pitch) stainless 4-blade with a Flo-Torq 2 hub on our R180's Yamaha 150 produces the stern lift you describe. Forum member Crashl describes Rev 4 performance on his R180's Yamaha 150 using a Flo-Torq 4 hub in this past discussion. Good luck!
  9. haz

    Gelcoat Repair Kit

    This gel coat repair kit should provide you a good color match. Others here have recommended and used this kit on various model years and models with satisfying results. My experience... Good luck!
  10. haz

    R222 Switch Panels

    If it's truly a 2005 Robalo you're inquiring about: Link to 2005 Panel Kits document (PDF download) showing electrical panels & wiring diagrams. If your R222 is actually a 2015: Link to 2015 Robalo R222 Parts Guide (PDF download) may be useful. Good luck!
  11. haz

    back rest on back seat 2018 R222

    The lack of response from R222 and other Robalo owners whose boats feature this transom seat design suggests this is not a wide-spread problem. It's unclear from your description whether your R222's transom seat backrest movement at-speed is occurring when the seat is deployed... ...or when the seat is stored... In your August 2018 post on this same topic, you describe strapping down the backrest in order to control its movement when trailering. Based upon your earlier comment -- and the likelihood that windage against the stored seat face would lift the seatback lip across its pivot width to its aft hinges (second photo), as compared to windage lifting the seatback with its full weight in it down position with a wider swing arc and more narrow pivot distance to its aft hinges (first photo) -- I'll presume the problem you describe is occurring when the seat is stored (second photo). The 2016 R222 Parts Guide (PDF download) indicates the transom seat assembly includes a magnetic latch... ...the striker & spacer plate of which is evident on the forward face of the seat cushion in the deployed seat photo (red arrow)... ...and in this photo enlargement... Typically, performing a web search of a part description from a Robalo Parts Guide yields the manufacturer and/or an online seller of the component, but not in this case -- though a web search did reveal this latch is used in a variety of applications on Robalo and Chaparral boats. The magnetic catch components are clearly installed to hold the seat back down onto the vertically-stored seat cushion assembly (second photo). So the question is: Does your R222 have both components of the magnetic latch installed -- the striker plate on the seat cushion's forward face and the magnet mounted on the underside of the L-shaped seat back cushion assembly? Good luck!
  12. haz

    New Boat Coming - Problems to look for?

    In my above post, clicking on the underlined words 'Naugahyde upholstery' will lead you to a recent discussion containing links to online photos of a new R200's Naugahyde upholstery which developed spots of unknown origin two days after the new owner received the boat, as well as a link to a photo of a year-old R222 with Naugahyde upholstery which also developed a stain of unknown origin -- with both owners unsuccessful at cleaning/removing the spots/stain. These are the first negative reports I have seen involving the new Naugahyde upholstery. The linked discussion also includes general cleaning guidance for the Naugahyde upholstery which Robalo provided to the dealer of one of the owners. Good luck!
  13. haz

    Yamaha digital control speedometer frozen

    This online video may be helpful. Good luck!
  14. haz

    New Boat Coming - Problems to look for?

    Be observant of your new Naugahyde upholstery. Good luck!
  15. haz

    Need some help

    The 'SLK' prefix the hull ID number indicates Slickcraft was the manufacturer of your R200, as evidenced by the following image from an online 1978 AMF Slickcraft brochure, which includes specifications you are seeking... You should join the other Robalo Boating Forum, which specializes in earlier model year Robalo boats like yours, and where several other 1978 R200 owners participate and have posted restoration photos on the Center Console Forum. Forum Administrator 2-N-TOW is especially knowledgeable and Forum members are mutually supportive. Good luck!