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    2013 R180
    Yamaha 150

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  1. haz

    reset fuel gage in R247

    Refer to page 22 of the Command Link Plus LCD Display Manual (PDF download) if your R247 is equipped with this gauge... Refer to page 40 of the Command Link Square Gauges Manual (PDF download) if your R247 is equipped with this gauge... Good luck!
  2. haz

    Trolling Motor Install on R200

    With the battery tray arrangement and mounting hole pattern that was fully internal to the trays' footprint, every hole I drilled went to air space beneath the console floor. I used 3/4" long screws that no doubt protrude into that air space, ensuring the full thickness of the Perma Panel is utilized by the full height of the screw thread. I'm curious why, with a F150 on your R180, you're not mounting your second battery in the vacant stern jump seat compartment, consistent with Robalo's two-battery option? Good luck!
  3. haz

    Trolling Motor Install on R200

    In all of my reading of online boating discussions over the past six years, I have viewed many photos of supplemental battery installations in various Robalo models which are essentially identical to the above photo, and I've not ever heard an owner complain that a battery broke loose from its mount. The console compartment floor of our R180 is 3/8" to 1/2" Perma Panel that provided very solid bite to the #12 screws securing the three aluminum trays containing strapped-in Group 31 AGMs in a slightly different arrangement, with one on either side of the porta-potti and one transverse beneath the console step, if only because I need more leg room when I am 'seated'... Good luck!
  4. haz

    Trolling Motor Install on R200

    Partial ABYC Standard E-10, Storage Batteries... 10.7.4 Batteries, as installed shall be restrained to not move more than one inch (25mm) in any direction when a pulling force of twice the battery weight is applied through the center of gravity of the battery as follows: vertically for a duration of one minute, and horizontally and parallel to the boat's centerline, for a duration of one minute fore and one minute aft, and horizontally and perpendicular to the boat's centerline for a duration of one minute to starboard and one minute to port. Good luck!
  5. haz

    Back Seat

    Forum member Hanapaa suffered a similar weld failure on the stern seat of his 2017 R302. This post with photos describes the original failure and this post with photo describes the warranty repair made by his dealer. Since you're not the original owner -- and you lack a constructive relationship with your local Robalo dealer, your best advocate may be Forum member Joebalo, a Robalo Factory sales manager who has assisted many Robalo owners with their boat issues by serving as a Factory liaison to a local dealer. I have PM'd Joe, asking him to review this discussion. Joe's a busy guy, but hopefully, he will weigh in. Good luck!
  6. haz

    R200 Electronics Box for T-Top

    Forum member npost recently posted paying his dealer $500 for Robalo's aluminum electronics box, with a final shipping charge of $156, which was $100 more than the dealer's original shipping cost estimate. Good luck!
  7. haz

    Head Compartment Key

    For future reference... Link to Southco door latch/lock brochure (PDF download) Link to Southco-Mobella pre-cut key source + Amazon Good luck!
  8. haz

    Gelcoat question

    crashl is correct, that ridge you describe is called a strake, which projects downward from the bottom surface of the hull... The following cropped image of this online his-res photo of a R200 on a Robalo-supplied Coyote trailer shows the position of the trailer bunk (green line) inboard of the strake (red line)... The following cropped image of this hi-res online photo of the same R200 shows the port side strake (red line) entirely outboard of the trailer bunk, with no portion of the strake resting on the trailer bunk... And finally, the following cropped image of this remaining hi-res online image of the same R200 may also be useful toward seeing how the trailer bunks (green lines) positioned to contact the broader flat surface of the hull, inboard of the port & starboard strakes (red lines), may help to center the stern on the trailer as it settles onto the bunks when you pull up the launch ramp... Great catch, crashl ! Good luck!
  9. haz

    Gelcoat question

    This gel coat repair kit should provide you a good color match. I would look more closely for a potential rub point on the trailer, in-line with the scrape, because it seems unlikely the carpeted bunk would cause that degree of damage. Good luck!
  10. haz

    R300 Horrible fuel burn

    Yamaha Performance Bulletin - R300 w twin 350s (PDF download) Ken Reeves at Prop Gods is the best source for prop advice. Ken offers propping advice on the Band of Boaters Performance & Handling Forum, which also includes his business contact info. Good luck!
  11. haz

    R200 - 150 or 200HP?

    If you choose the standard Yamaha 150 for your R200, we've added a Mercury Revolution 4 stainless prop (14 5/8 X 17) and our R180 almost immediately hops onto plane without any trim tab usage, due to the stern lift provided by this 4-blade prop. Good luck!
  12. haz

    2019 206s dashboard

    While your 206 Cayman S gauges have chrome surrounds, hopefully they function as described in this Yamaha CommandLink Multi-Function Meter Manual (PDF download). Good luck!
  13. haz

    Tackle drawers under my R200 leaning post

    Additional photos of first unit pictured above with mounting details have surfaced on The Hull Truth Boating Forum's Robalo Cayman Thread, here, here, and here. Good luck!
  14. Innovative Lighting's 011 Series, available direct from the manufacturer or via Amazon in white, should be a dimensional match.. Replacing the livewell unit is an easy reach thru the port side stern jump seat compartment... Removing the forward rod storage tube yields a just-under three inch hole which is two inches above the courtesy light's retaining nut, and the wiring harness pulls thru for easy disconnection & reattachment... An offset wrench may be needed to break the retaining nut loose, unless you have hands that'll fit inside the hole. Adding a stack of hardware store parts bin nylon washers beneath the new unit's retaining nut could make it easier to tighten, by moving the nut closer to the end of the threads. Good luck!
  15. kingrex: The following is a reply from Forum member wildoats... "My boat is a 2012, and of course not covered,.. this was almost three seasons ago.. but the dealer did work work me as a 2012 known issue ( plus other years too)... theIr vinyl IS poor.... .anyhow,... I recall all the new covers were about $500.00 and minimal to have them stapled on. I'm very careful with the updated covers too...as I believe it's the same stuff. I see the 2019 material is finally nice........ hope this helps" Good luck!