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by Joe
Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Over-wintering boat - in water???
Replies: 16
Views: 8871

Re: Over-wintering boat - in water???

Hello, First is this in a marina?, Protected water? Buy the pic it looks to be the river bank. I keep mine in Louisville, In a protected marina, off the river. I can tell you from experience that the water will freeze from the shore out. Here in Louisville. in the winter the water will rise 10 to 15...
by Joe
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Findinging TDC and setting Distrib on rebuilt Engine
Replies: 14
Views: 13960

Re: Findinging TDC and setting Distrib on rebuilt Engine

I would bring it up on the compression stroke on # 1. Pull the #1 plug. put a screw driver in the hole. "Buy hand" put a socket on the crank bolt and rock it back and forth to make sure the timing markes on the cover and balancer are at o. Them pull the dist. Look at the pump gear slot. Th...
by Joe
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Findinging TDC and setting Distrib on rebuilt Engine
Replies: 14
Views: 13960

Re: Findinging TDC and setting Distrib on rebuilt Engine

Hello. The oil pump drive gear bellow the distributor, How ? / Or did you time it? it has to be timed. You cant just drop it in.
by Joe
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Mechanical to electric fuel pumps
Replies: 10
Views: 8195

Re: Mechanical to electric fuel pumps

Hello, First I have been a mechanic for 30 years. I have owned , and worked on many boats. I would not consider an electric fuel pump an "up grade" on a carbureted system. Put a stock pump on it and drive it.
by Joe
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 318 ignition system
Replies: 46
Views: 47067

Re: 318 ignition system

You will need the special plug wires. I think they were about 150.00 a set.
by Joe
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 318 ignition system
Replies: 46
Views: 47067

Re: 318 ignition system

Hello. Here is my 2 cents worth. I helped a friend replace his dist,s on his 1976 32 with 318's. The DUI system . the dist physical size is quite bigger than the stock dist. The bracket/ plate the module and resistor needs to be moved a little. And their was a issue with the oil sending unit/ alt sw...
by Joe
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Stantions and railing mods
Replies: 18
Views: 13304

Re: Stantions and railing mods

If you could post a pic of the stands you need, I might have the right ones. I have some off approx. 1975/76. .
by Joe
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Props
Topic: Prop size and operating RPM for 318 Chrysler engines
Replies: 15
Views: 10813

Re: Prop size and operating RPM for 318 Chrysler engines

Hello ,Why did you take 16" 15 pitch Off ? Was their a problem? 16" 15 pitch cupped is the correct size.
by Joe
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Props
Topic: Prop size and operating RPM for 318 Chrysler engines
Replies: 15
Views: 10813

Re: Prop size and operating RPM for 318 Chrysler engines

16" 15 pitch cupped.Is the right prop. 1988 32 sdfb 318s
by Joe
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Broken valve new engine
Replies: 11
Views: 11684

Re: Broken valve new engine

Looking at the pic. The head gasket between the two center cylinders looks very black . The firing ring looks burnt to me . Was it running hot.

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