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Forum: Power Systems 11-10-2019, 11:26 PM
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Posted By GordC
Great, thanks

Great, thanks
Forum: Power Systems 11-10-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,160
Posted By GordC
Thanks All, I love this forum. So much knowledge...

Thanks All, I love this forum. So much knowledge and experience available for free.
The rear engine mounts are on the engine so that makes things simpler.
Good idea taking off the shaft coupling...
Forum: Power Systems 11-09-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,160
Posted By GordC
Removing Transmission from Engine Question

I need to remove my Velvet Drive 10-13 transmission from a Lehman 120 for a damper plate replacement. I want to do it in the water. I can only move the shaft coupling plate back 3 1/4" before it...
Forum: Power Systems 10-18-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By GordC
Thanks Pete. Do you mean something similar to a...

Thanks Pete. Do you mean something similar to a constant velocity joint to allow the drive shaft to bend. If that is the case, I don't. Just a one piece 15 foot long drive shaft.
The stethoscope...
Forum: Power Systems 10-17-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By GordC
Thanks Koliver and rslifkin. Gkesden I changed...

Thanks Koliver and rslifkin. Gkesden I changed the engine oil and the transmission oil. I should have made that more clear on my post.
Forum: Power Systems 10-16-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By GordC
Thanks All, lots to think about. Can't do an oil...

Thanks All, lots to think about. Can't do an oil analysis as I did my annual oil change last week. The engines are just coming up to 4000 hours. I've put 1000 hours on her. I suspect the dampers have...
Forum: Power Systems 10-15-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By GordC
Velvet Drive Mystery

I know there has been a lot written on this already but my issue has a bit of a twist.
Here goes, I have twin Lehman 120's driving BW Velvet Drive 10-13 transmissions. When I was on the flybridge,...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-09-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By GordC
Thanks for all your suggestions. I did call...

Thanks for all your suggestions. I did call Raritan. They were very helpful with troubleshooting and gave me the part number for a new motor pump assembly if I needed one. I hadn't nailed it down to...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-07-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By GordC
Raritan Marine Elegance Toilet leaking shaft seal

I have installed Marine Elegance fresh water toilets in both heads some years ago and think they are great. The flush motor on the newer one which is 7 years old started getting really loud a few...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-14-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By GordC
It is still a work in progress. They seem to be...

It is still a work in progress. They seem to be taking their time cutting the glass. I broke the window and removed the remaining pieces from the mouldings on one side. It was safety glass and a...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-04-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By GordC
Thanks All, I think I'm ready to give this...

Thanks All, I think I'm ready to give this project a shot. I will head down to Home Depot tomorrow and buy another Wonderbar and start grinding.
Forum: General Maintenance 03-03-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By GordC
That sound like a really good idea. Thanks Benthic

That sound like a really good idea. Thanks Benthic
Forum: General Maintenance 03-03-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By GordC
Thanks Al, that sounds intriguing. Any chance of...

Thanks Al, that sounds intriguing. Any chance of expanding a little.
Forum: General Maintenance 03-02-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By GordC
Replace glass in salon door

I'm hoping to get some tips on how to remove the cracked glass on my salon door without destroying the moulding. I'm a reasonable mechanic but suck at fine carpentry. It appears the moulding is...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-06-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By GordC
Thanks guys, I will give both your suggestions a...

Thanks guys, I will give both your suggestions a try.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-05-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By GordC
I opened the Garmin and couldn't spot any ribbon...

I opened the Garmin and couldn't spot any ribbon cables that appear to go to the screen. I am wondering if the four connectors on the left with the white wires are feeding the screen. I tried to...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-23-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By GordC
Excellent stuff, thank you. Out of town for a...

Excellent stuff, thank you. Out of town for a week but will definitely follow your advice when I get back.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-23-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By GordC
Yes you did Boathealer. The old brain ain't what...

Yes you did Boathealer. The old brain ain't what it used to be.:confused: It was considerably cooler than when it was happening this summer. About 50F and in the shade of my shed.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-21-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By GordC
Thanks Boomerang. Excellent tip. Booted up the...

Thanks Boomerang. Excellent tip. Booted up the Garmin yesterday and wouldn't you know it, it worked perfectly. Nothing more frustrating than an intermittent problem. Anyway I tapped it and no...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-19-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By GordC
Called Garmin yesterday. Their advice- use it...

Called Garmin yesterday. Their advice- use it until it breaks and start saving. Think I will see if I can find a electronics guy to take a look at it.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-18-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By GordC
Great advice as always. I did update the firmware...

Great advice as always. I did update the firmware when the problem started but as Boathealer mentions it made no difference. Did get some nice new features though. Looks like my next step is to call...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-16-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By GordC
Chartplotter issue

Hello All, When I boot up my seven year old Garmin 4012 chart plotter it looks like this. After 10 to 15 minutes it corrects itself and works fine until it is turned off. Wondering if anyone has...
Forum: Power Systems 10-26-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,384
Posted By GordC
Thanks guys, lots of good stuff. You have...

Thanks guys, lots of good stuff. You have convinced me to reinstall them and screw plywood to them that can be removed for tank inspection. Good point about fuel tank temperature. Does anyone have...
Forum: Power Systems 10-25-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,384
Posted By GordC
Engine room questions

As per a previous post I am cutting out my 200 gallon mild steel saddle tanks. Between the engines and the tanks there is a wall built tight against the tanks made out of 1/4 inch plywood and...
Forum: Power Systems 10-25-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,614
Posted By GordC
That's a good idea TDunn. I don't think it would...

That's a good idea TDunn. I don't think it would work for me though. I have twin Lehman 120's and from what I have read on this forum the amount of return fuel is insignificant.
Thanks for the pic...
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