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Old 09-09-2015, 09:57 AM   #7
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City: Kitimat, North Coast BC
Country: Canada
Vessel Name: Badger
Vessel Model: 30' Sundowner Tug
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 4,861
PO of our boat was a mighty over tightener of all things. One of the coolant petcocks had a slow leak because the o-ring was damaged.

Found a slightly larger inside diameter, but thinner o-ring in an old partially used Racor rebuild kit. Gave a couple wraps of Rescue Tape around the petcock so the o-ring would fit snug, then some more wraps over the o-ring to bring it up to the needed outside diameter. No more annoying leak
"The most interesting path between two points is not a straight line" Murray Minchin
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