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Forum: Boats | For Sale 05-22-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By Mike GB32
Wow. As the owner of a '74 GB 32 (#523), I have...

Wow. As the owner of a '74 GB 32 (#523), I have to say that's one of the nicest I've ever seen.
Forum: Power Systems 05-22-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By Mike GB32
I am up and running now. Forcing water into the...

I am up and running now. Forcing water into the pump with a garden hose got her primed.
I did bump the engine with the cover off the pump to make sure that I had the impeller in properly. That...
Forum: Power Systems 05-20-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By Mike GB32
Thanks folks for taking the time to offer...

Thanks folks for taking the time to offer suggestions.
I'm not sure I'll find the answer at this point but each post gives food for thought.
The boat is still on the hard and I'm prepping for the...
Forum: Power Systems 05-19-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By Mike GB32
FL 120 Raw water pump priming?

This one's kind of got me:
I replaced the raw water pump impeller and moved the sea water strainer about six inches closer to the engine. When I started the engine I couldn't get water pumping...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-17-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Mike GB32
TJM- If I may- I mentioned cutting the flange...

TJM-
If I may- I mentioned cutting the flange off to serve as a guide to drill the broken bolt...
I have access to a small lathe so I drilled the centers of three 3/8" bolts. One with a 1/8" hole,...
Forum: Grand Banks 05-17-2022, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By Mike GB32
Barry Luke. I don't know if he is still casting. ...

Barry Luke. I don't know if he is still casting.
I got my step from him a while back.
Google his name and you'll find a YouTube channel.
Good luck!
Forum: General Maintenance 05-17-2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Mike GB32
I just happen to have removed the elbow from my...

I just happen to have removed the elbow from my FL120 because it was leaking from a crack in the casting. I believe it's been on the boat for about seven years (2 of those years with the previous...
Forum: Power Systems 05-05-2022, 06:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,520
Posted By Mike GB32
Thank-you for the advice. I did call ADI for...

Thank-you for the advice. I did call ADI for their recommendation but the person I spoke to didn't have a definitive answer. After posting my question I found a 'fastener material galvanic...
Forum: Power Systems 05-04-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,520
Posted By Mike GB32
After reading this thread, I ordered a SS exhaust...

After reading this thread, I ordered a SS exhaust elbow from HDI. The existing cast iron elbow was leaking from a crack so it had to go. Of course, nothing is easy, and one of the bolts snapped....
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-21-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,774
Posted By Mike GB32
Rufus- There's a fairly detailed discussion...

Rufus-
There's a fairly detailed discussion about converting a Delco Remy 28SI alt to external voltage regulator on the Cruiser Forum. Not sure that'll help you....
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2022, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Mike GB32
Nice piece But, oh, what I would give for that...

Nice piece
But, oh, what I would give for that welding table :)
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 02-25-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
For Sale: Autopilot
Views: 585
Posted By Mike GB32
For what its worth to a possible buyer- there is...

For what its worth to a possible buyer- there is a Sea Star 770 manual for sale on eBay for $10.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 02-05-2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By Mike GB32
Balmar pulleys for FL 120

I bought the Balmar serpentine belt kit for my Ford Lehman 120. I'm using only the crankshaft pulley so I thought I would offer the rest of the kit for sale. Pulleys and belt are new, never...
Forum: Grand Banks 01-22-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By Mike GB32
Thanks to the OP for posting. I've been wondering...

Thanks to the OP for posting. I've been wondering if parts were available.

https://edsonmarine.com/steering-hardware/
Forum: Grand Banks 01-15-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By Mike GB32
I'm curious. Are you changing to hydraulic?...or...

I'm curious. Are you changing to hydraulic?...or maybe servicing the sheave?
Forum: Grand Banks 01-11-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,136
Posted By Mike GB32
I'm a bit late to this thread but my question...

I'm a bit late to this thread but my question anyway: most of the responses about whether the riding/ steading sails are effective are from owners of boats larger than mine. Has anyone had any...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 11-08-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,537
Posted By Mike GB32
torndove- I read one paragraph from the book on...

torndove- I read one paragraph from the book on Amazon and got hooked.
I'm wishing I had a Kindle. Is there a print addition?
edit: I found out that I can download the Kindle app to my iPad and...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 11-03-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,537
Posted By Mike GB32
Thanks, everyone, for your time and the advice!

Thanks, everyone, for your time and the advice!
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 10-30-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,537
Posted By Mike GB32
Thanks guys. This is exactly the kind of info I...

Thanks guys. This is exactly the kind of info I was looking for.
Gives me a lot to think about.
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 10-29-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,537
Posted By Mike GB32
NY to FLA

Hello All-
My wife and I have decided that, since we're making good progress on our 'fixer upper' 32 Grand Banks; next year at this time we'll probably be ready to head south from Long Island to the...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 10-16-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By Mike GB32
I found all the parts to rebuild my ‘original’...

I found all the parts to rebuild my ‘original’ pump about a year ago. Now I wish I didn’t. After reading about how a failure of the original can screw up the motor, I wish that I had replaced it with...
Forum: Power Systems 10-04-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Mike GB32
I thought I would add to this slightly older...

I thought I would add to this slightly older thread. Hopefully it will help someone else.
The connection at the filter housing inlet from the lift pump on my engine (FL 2714E) was a 5/16 compression...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,707
Posted By Mike GB32
Catalinajack- Id love to do this conversion...

Catalinajack- Id love to do this conversion myself. Would you mind telling what filters you are using?
Forum: General Maintenance 09-23-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,115
Posted By Mike GB32
I agree with nussbda. I’ve been using the same...

I agree with nussbda. I’ve been using the same Jabsco Port a Quick for something like 20 years on different boats. My Lehman has a hose connected to the oil pan drain plug. Works well.
Forum: Power Systems 09-15-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,101
Posted By Mike GB32
Oh, I wasn't actually thinking about waste. What...

Oh, I wasn't actually thinking about waste. What I was wondering about is the ease of changing out the filters. It looked to me like there would be a lot of fuel to deal with as opposed to a Racor...
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