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Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By hfoster
Agree with you Rslifin on running rich to foul...

Agree with you Rslifin on running rich to foul the plugs.

What I am saying is in the long term. If you run them year after year at the lower speed without blowing out the carbon it will foul the...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 456
Posted By hfoster
I am coming in late on this however one thing...

I am coming in late on this however one thing that has not been said or asked is what kind of 454 engine are they?

I have a 1979 Chris Craft 380 (38 foot) with twin 1979 454's Crusaders 330 hp. ...
Forum: Chris Craft Cabin Cruisers 05-28-2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By hfoster
Thanks That's is what I need. I did check...

Thanks

That's is what I need. I did check those places and it was a no go. I think I will have a friend of mine machine me one. I thinking now that would be my best bet!:thumb:

H
Forum: Chris Craft Cabin Cruisers 05-28-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By hfoster
Thanks I don't know if you can see it but if...

Thanks

I don't know if you can see it but if you open the aft photo an zoom in you may be able to see it. That's the port side I had to flip the photo to get it to be right side up :lol:

If you...
Forum: Chris Craft Cabin Cruisers 05-28-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By hfoster
Thanks rslifkin I have the 454 crusader and...

Thanks rslifkin

I have the 454 crusader and P44 transmission. I know the parts are hard to find for those trans but the yard master where I haul out can get parts foe them.

As far as the trim...
Forum: Chris Craft Cabin Cruisers 05-28-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By hfoster
Hauling out after the transmission failed

Hauling out after the transmission failed
Forum: Chris Craft Cabin Cruisers 05-28-2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By hfoster
Thanks Comodave, I started to run her home...

Thanks Comodave,

I started to run her home and the starboard transmission failed. So in a few weeks It will be back on the water heading home :thumb:

Cheers
H
Forum: Chris Craft Cabin Cruisers 05-28-2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By hfoster
New to me CC Corinthian 380

Hi all,

I have been on the forum for a number of years and I have been boat less for the last 5 years :banghead:

So for a play around vessel, I pick up a CC C-380 until I can talk the wife...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,149
Posted By hfoster
Plus 1 :thumb: With the serial number a Cat...

Plus 1 :thumb:

With the serial number a Cat dealer will help all they can. That is one reason why I love Cats.

Best of luck Mate.

Cheers

H.
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,249
Posted By hfoster
Art me two fisted Irish brawling Mate. ...

Art me two fisted Irish brawling Mate.

Thanks for the great words and thanks to you as well.:thumb:

Me Youngest daughter is an RN at Cleveland Clinic and has be working her bum off. I know she...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,999
Posted By hfoster
JD. First make sure the vessel's wiring can...

JD.

First make sure the vessel's wiring can handle the USA amps. They use low grade wiring in Europe.

50k might get you to the east coast of the US, but not the West coast.

Here is a link...
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,173
Posted By hfoster
Wow Sharkey. I am surprised they did not try...

Wow Sharkey.

I am surprised they did not try shaking you down for some cash. Most often they will say you owe X amount of dollars to cruise their waters or some bull like that.

I know I have...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,173
Posted By hfoster
Bob Noodat. I agree with you 100%. YES! The...

Bob Noodat.

I agree with you 100%. YES! The Cruise line company owners sure be kissing the Captain's bum for saving them millions of dollars. They also should write him a fat check as well, for...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,173
Posted By hfoster
Slowgoesit: rofl: on your post. When the...

Slowgoesit: rofl: on your post.

When the Venezuelan Government was imploding, I read in some article that most of their navy ships were docked because they did not have the money to operate them. ...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,173
Posted By hfoster
I agree with you Slowgoesit. This is only a...

I agree with you Slowgoesit. This is only a nipped of the video.

I think they are trying to show (In this video they released) that the cruise ship was heading towards the Navy ship and they...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,173
Posted By hfoster
To funny Old Dan No habla...

To funny Old Dan


No habla espinol....:rofl: My boat no floot! :rofl:

Cheers.

H.
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,173
Posted By hfoster
OldDan. The kicker is, they released the...

OldDan.

The kicker is, they released the video. I guess they are not the sharpest tool in the toolbox!:lol:

Cheers.

H.
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,173
Posted By hfoster
If anyone knows what the lady in the video is...

If anyone knows what the lady in the video is saying, I would love to know.

I'm betting she was pissed!!! :rofl:

Cheers

H.
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,173
Posted By hfoster
Here is a video of the venezuelan navy firing...

Here is a video of the venezuelan
navy firing on the cruise liner and the ramming.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vrsvVBC7dI


The venezuelan only has 4 ships of the class, well 3 now....
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,173
Posted By hfoster
I followed the Venezuelan implosion closely. The...

I followed the Venezuelan implosion closely. The country has a 97% poverty rate, major blackouts, food shortages and people trying to leave the county because they have no hope.

I am pretty sure...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,173
Posted By hfoster
That is the way to do it. However I am thinking...

That is the way to do it. However I am thinking they did not what to sink her. I am thinking they wanted cash from the Cruise Line.

Cheers

H.
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,173
Posted By hfoster
Thanks for the post Lepke. You are right....

Thanks for the post Lepke.

You are right. I'm betting the Captain is shaking in his boots. The Venezuelan Navy does not have many ships to begin with! :rofl:

Cheers.

H.
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,173
Posted By hfoster
Yes it is troubling. From what the article...

Yes it is troubling.

From what the article said, the cruise ship was 13 nautical miles off shore. That mean it was in international waters.

Given the state of Venezuelan these days, I would...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,173
Posted By hfoster
Naval Patrol Boat Takes on Cruise Ship

This is pretty wild if you ask me!


https://www.yahoo.com/news/naval-patrol-boat-takes-cruise-193800409.html

Cheers.

H.
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By hfoster
RT, I really do not know if the are from the...

RT,

I really do not know if the are from the WW-2. Another story I read, talked about "Training Mines the Navy used." However they did not say which years the Navy was using the training mines. ...
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