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      I put in a SidePower in 2018 and I have been very happy with it. 24V 435lbs thrust max. It has a prop on each side so it has the same...
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      Here is a question for you Caterpillar 3208 people. After doing my 425 HP after cooler units I offered to help a friend with the 375 HP...
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      RickyD replied to the thread Battery charger always on?.
      I'd just turn off all of the breakers to end any draw then check it out. I have two chargers charging my house bank. The main one is a...
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      I have Cat 3208s, different I know, but my port oil cooler leaked and I had black oil floating in my coolant. I didn't have recycle...
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      RickyD replied to the thread Standard Horizon or Icom?.
      I had a very good SH on my sailboat for 20 years. When bought my 47' trawler the radio was dead. My boat neighbor had a Uniden and...
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      RickyD replied to the thread Water maker question.
      I've been told that pickling will deteriorate the membranes. My watermaker mechanic prefers frequent flushing. Now, regarding how to...
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      RickyD replied to the thread Sticker shock AGAIN!.
      Ok, me again, the microswitch preventing the start of the engine when in gear went bad. Based on the part number, $125. I one on...
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      RickyD replied to the thread Sticker shock AGAIN!.
      My buddy broke the rectangular frame that holds in is Caterpillar 3208 After cooler. It is made of pot metal, has several holes in it...
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      RickyD reacted to tiltrider1's post in the thread Ocean Alexander 423 with Like Like.
      I think you should plan for 1 gallon per mile with a likely possibility of achieving 1.25 miles to the gallon. If you plan for 1.25...
    • RickyD
      Well I clicked on Quote to comment on when water will evaporate. I'm not sure what happened. Water and other liquids have a vapor...
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      RickyD replied to the thread Cat 3208T v8.
      One other thing to check would be the micro switch that won't allow you to start the engine in gear. Yes be sure all stations are in...
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      OC Diver is right. Also, I regularly use a toilet brush to keep the bowl seal clean. Then next problem could be warped duckbill...
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      RickyD replied to the thread Flies.
      I use a Liba bug zapper that has an electric screen and two bulbs to attract the pests. Works great. The only problem is the bugs...
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      I use that water sep/fuel filter on my dink. Seems to work. Thanks for reminding me, time to change the filter and drain any moisture.
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      Here is my observation: I had a Lien Hwa 47' with twins and I learned to spin it quite well. When I moved over the to the Cal 55 I felt...
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