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Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,703
Posted By Wilson
3 people were injured, not severely. I was in the...

3 people were injured, not severely. I was in the harbor fishing that morning, missed the show by a few hours...
Forum: Power Systems 07-29-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
Well I guess I fixed it, have run about 150 hours...

Well I guess I fixed it, have run about 150 hours with no further problems. The fuel tank shut off valve fittings were loose... Anyway thanks for all the help
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,387
Posted By Wilson
Time and time again, I have to learn the hard way...

Time and time again, I have to learn the hard way that saving money by getting the cheaper version is NEVER the best option, and rarely a good one. Sometimes you have to do it, but you won't save...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 05-26-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,802
Posted By Wilson
Costa hammerheads with glass lenses, best shades...

Costa hammerheads with glass lenses, best shades I've ever owned. The randolph engineering aviators in my avatar are long gone having been sat on one too many times...
Forum: Power Systems 05-26-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
So I got about 15 hours before the same problem,...

So I got about 15 hours before the same problem, air in the fuel filters. Since the fuel filters are the high point I'm guessing that I need to run a bleed, or return line off that housing as well....
Forum: Power Systems 05-20-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
I do understand I most def have a problem sucking...

I do understand I most def have a problem sucking air. I can fix that problem in less than 2 minutes, including pulling the hatch and getting there. We will see if the return line is a fix or not, I...
Forum: Power Systems 05-18-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
Yeah still sucking air at some point. If this...

Yeah still sucking air at some point. If this allows for me to run and not die sporadically, I'll forget I had an air leak and be fine with that.
Forum: Power Systems 05-18-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
Well I plumbed the return line in yesterday...

Well I plumbed the return line in yesterday morning and then took a couple friends out halibut fishing to see how it ran. Was out for about 7 hours and it ran just fine. Gonna try and put 20 hours on...
Forum: Power Systems 05-15-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
Well I would have plumbed that return line in...

Well I would have plumbed that return line in today but I have a 6 hour charter tomorrow morning. Didn't want to change things when I know it will run 6 hours no problem. So I'll plumb that in after...
Forum: Power Systems 05-15-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
I dig it Oliver, thanks. I just knew when I saw...

I dig it Oliver, thanks. I just knew when I saw the anchor in that pic that someone would mention it haha. Don't worry, I'll lose it on the bottom in a couple months..... Lost a danforth on a similar...
Forum: Power Systems 05-15-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
Not even close to the ship of my dreams, who can...

Not even close to the ship of my dreams, who can afford that? But I'll be taking good care of it till That ship comes along, my first boat. I put a lot of work into her and I'm a happy captain.
Forum: Power Systems 05-15-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
AAAAnnnnnd there it is, I knew someone would...

AAAAnnnnnd there it is, I knew someone would dislike my rusty anchor and/or its type, its the only thing on the boat I haven't painted, didn't see the point. Honestly I haven't used it yet, so don't...
Forum: Power Systems 05-15-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
Well I'll look into collapsing fuel lines and...

Well I'll look into collapsing fuel lines and such. Adding the return line to the fuel tank is so easy I'm going to give that a try. Not very hard to un-do either.
All the filters have been...
Forum: Power Systems 05-14-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
Thanks for the info guys. I'm gonna plumb in a...

Thanks for the info guys. I'm gonna plumb in a return line tomorrow. Funny its been set up this way since it was installed in 96 i would guess. I'll let the forum know how it goes after a few 20 or...
Forum: Power Systems 05-12-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
Guess I could pull the lid off and see where it...

Guess I could pull the lid off and see where it goes...... Maybe thursday I'll do that, playing golf tomorrow cause thats not frustrating at all. ha
Forum: Power Systems 05-12-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
In the first pic on the bottom left you can see...

In the first pic on the bottom left you can see the oil line for the injection pump, but I assure you there is diesel in the line I'm talking about. And air...
Forum: Power Systems 05-12-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
Ok got some pictures today of the layout. Here is...

Ok got some pictures today of the layout. Here is the return line setup.

40098

40099

40100

comes out of the injection manifold and comes back around to the last picture, and goes into a...
Forum: Power Systems 05-11-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
Well I'll take a look at the return line...

Well I'll take a look at the return line tomorrow. 100% sure it never went back to a fuel tank though. Would be nice if it did since it could spit that air out at that point. I'll try and take some...
Forum: Power Systems 05-11-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,753
Posted By Wilson
Air in fuel line FL 135

So I'm having this problem, every 10-15 hours my engine will die. I pop the bleed screws on the fuel filters and it is pressurized with air. Bleed it out and it runs fine for another period of time,...
Forum: Power Systems 05-02-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By Wilson
What kind of steering do you have? I've got a 74...

What kind of steering do you have? I've got a 74 chb marine trader with a chain drive like a big bicycle. Gonna get an auto pilot if I ever find the money, and they make one for a drive like this...
Forum: General Maintenance 04-24-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,305
Posted By Wilson
Yeah what they said. Need to replace any...

Yeah what they said. Need to replace any rotted/soft wood or you are wasting your time. One layer a day, do the whole thing not pieces of it. My entire bridge from the seats back was soft, cut it all...
Forum: Power Systems 04-23-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By Wilson
That makes a lot of sense now looking at the...

That makes a lot of sense now looking at the engine, thanks.
Forum: Power Systems 04-23-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By Wilson
Thermostat flow direction 135 lehman

I can't seem to find any flow charts for this engine on google. I just need to know if the coolant flows down thru the coolant tank to the engine, or if the water pump sucks it up into the coolant...
Forum: Power Systems 04-23-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By Wilson
Thanks Mr. RT, I keep a grinder on board for just...

Thanks Mr. RT, I keep a grinder on board for just such an occasion ha.
Forum: General Maintenance 04-23-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,305
Posted By Wilson
When I redid my bridge deck I used 1.5 oz chopped...

When I redid my bridge deck I used 1.5 oz chopped mat glass with a marine grade epoxy, forget the brand name. 2 layers over plywood, turned out nice.
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