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Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By River Cruiser
That looks like a “drive saver” a friend...

That looks like a “drive saver” a friend installed on his boat. Supposedly keeps from transmission damage when hitting something with a prop.
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By River Cruiser
Middy has for the 20 years I’ve owned Bayliner...

Middy has for the 20 years I’ve owned Bayliner 32’+ boats been the go to place for venturi parts. I have either a port or starboard piece that came with my 38 when I bought it.
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,933
Posted By River Cruiser
Being on the upper Mississippi there is no...

Being on the upper Mississippi there is no shortage of marinas. I live aboard 8 to 9 months of the year so my requirements may be a bit different, also it’s a 4 hour drive from home.
#1 - Well...
Forum: Power Systems 12-15-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By River Cruiser
9756597566 This is from the Mitsubishi...

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This is from the Mitsubishi manual I hope it helps. If you need more pages let me know.
Forum: Power Systems 12-15-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By River Cruiser
I rebuilt my Westerbeke 8.0 a little over a year...

I rebuilt my Westerbeke 8.0 a little over a year ago and had a shop do the IJ pump and injectors. I do not remember exactly how the linkage in your video was connected or that it resembles your...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,867
Posted By River Cruiser
I use mine when anchored out using a 800 watt...

I use mine when anchored out using a 800 watt inverter with no problem at all. Good luck
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,454
Posted By River Cruiser
The locks on the Illinois river are scheduled to...

The locks on the Illinois river are scheduled to be closed for maintenance next year. July through September if I remember correctly. I also would avoid removing the fb and move it on its own bottom....
Forum: Power Systems 10-05-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,141
Posted By River Cruiser
The exhaust outlets on the transom are above the...

The exhaust outlets on the transom are above the swim plateform. I see no way any wake in the marina or on the river for that matter could induce water into the engine.
Forum: Power Systems 10-04-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,141
Posted By River Cruiser
The oil analysis was water contamination. His 1st...

The oil analysis was water contamination. His 1st thought was fuel because he had a injector fail and siphon fuel into the crankcase one time. We start putting everything back together tomorrow...
Forum: Power Systems 10-02-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,141
Posted By River Cruiser
That is correct, he guessed it was 2" over the...

That is correct, he guessed it was 2" over the fill mark on the dipstick.
Forum: Power Systems 10-02-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,141
Posted By River Cruiser
He removed 4.5 gallons of oil and water before...

He removed 4.5 gallons of oil and water before starting the tearing it down. It was fine before the cruise across the river about 1 hour run time there and back. Less than a week later he found it...
Forum: Power Systems 10-02-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,141
Posted By River Cruiser
It happened sometime after it was slipped after...

It happened sometime after it was slipped after making a fuel run to another marina and less than a week later when he returned to the boat. I think this happened quickly after the fuel run. His...
Forum: Power Systems 10-01-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,141
Posted By River Cruiser
Raw water is plumbed through the oil coolers,...

Raw water is plumbed through the oil coolers, inter cooler, heat exchanger and exhaust manifold. He had the oil coolers and and exhaust manifold checked by a reputable radiator shop.
Forum: Power Systems 10-01-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,141
Posted By River Cruiser
Perkins 6.354t raw water circulation.

A friend has a mid 70s houseboat with Perkins 6.354t diesels. The starboard engine was a gallon + over fill in the crankcase with water, not coolant. Before doing anything to diagnose the problem he...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By River Cruiser
I have a Si-Tex 1420 and mine is attached to the...

I have a Si-Tex 1420 and mine is attached to the rudder shaft. The farther from the shaft the more movement required. The processor should learn the amount of movement required for corrections. Good...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,530
Posted By River Cruiser
As far as I know halon was outlawed years ago.

As far as I know halon was outlawed years ago.
Forum: Cruising and Events - Interior Waters 07-20-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,607
Posted By River Cruiser
I was finally able to get the boat for a few days...

I was finally able to get the boat for a few days to clean up and get tools and parts sorted to start on projects on July 10. We even took the boat out for a short cruise up river. The water dropped...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 07-20-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,304
Posted By River Cruiser
Not that I’ve heard as of 7-16-19, I asked a...

Not that I’ve heard as of 7-16-19, I asked a friend who would know and the answer was not yet.
Forum: Power Systems 06-24-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By River Cruiser
I used a Holly 12v pump for awhile when...

I used a Holly 12v pump for awhile when troubleshooting. It worked fine with a heavy load on the generator.
Forum: Cruising and Events - Interior Waters 06-24-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,881
Posted By River Cruiser
Maybe I’ll be able to start boating again in...

Maybe I’ll be able to start boating again in July. I’ve been off the boat for so long when I finally get back it’ll be like getting a new boat.
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,157
Posted By River Cruiser
A friends 57 Bayliner with 610 hp man diesels had...

A friends 57 Bayliner with 610 hp man diesels had 3” shafts and 30x36 props. The price for new was over $5,000.00 each.
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,806
Posted By River Cruiser
The 60 minute segment said the Supreme Court has...

The 60 minute segment said the Supreme Court has allowed the suit to continue twice.
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,806
Posted By River Cruiser
While reading this I was also watching a 60...

While reading this I was also watching a 60 minutes segment on kids who have a lawsuit against the government over climate change affecting their future. I imagine at some point it will actually get...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 06-16-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,031
Posted By River Cruiser
“Never trade luck for skill”

“Never trade luck for skill”
Forum: General Maintenance 06-16-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,921
Posted By River Cruiser
I have a bunch of those in the garage. I used...

I have a bunch of those in the garage. I used them for mounting west coast style mirrors on truck doors. They worked great and sealed the hole, the insert is brass and for 5/16 course thread. I never...
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