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by Harryb
Sat May 23, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: 318/392 Stroker Motors
Replies: 77
Views: 97848

Re: 318/392 Stroker Motors

Hi guys I'm going to try Prop Speed's product on my running gear and see how well it holds up, nothing has stuck to the shafts, rudders or trim tabs so far. The boat is on a hard stand in the boat yard and should be back in water in the next couple of weeks and the trial will began.
by Harryb
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Steering cable frozen
Replies: 13
Views: 4212

Re: Steering cable frozen

Hi I replaced my cable steering with a seastar hydraulic system on both helms a while back and probably have the cables and boxes in the shop somewhere. The boat and the parts are in Florida and I am in Iowa but plan to head south in the next couple of days. PM me if your interested in these parts t...
by Harryb
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Cabin and Interior
Topic: exterior flooring suggestions needed
Replies: 18
Views: 6640

Re: exterior flooring suggestions needed

I used starboard several years ago and used large washers on the underside slightly off set of the boats braces to avoid drilling new holes in the braces.I really like it, never too hot to stand on and has non-skid built in and sun and water never deteriorates it. I used aluminum angle stock on the ...
by Harryb
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New Topics
Replies: 5
Views: 4031

Re: New Topics

Thanks Ed and I have no clue as to how to post a photo, but I thoroughly enjoyed your pictures you posted of some shrimp you caught a couple years ago. Harry
by Harryb
Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: GPS Systems
Topic: CHART PLOTTER ON THE CHEAP
Replies: 8
Views: 15638

Re: CHART PLOTTER ON THE CHEAP

I use a Garmin 640 it's small cheap and portable, it can be used on the water or on the road .There really isn't any learning curve to use it and it gets me to the markers or any other spot each and every time. Harry
by Harryb
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 1985 M 39 DC gas tank selector
Replies: 6
Views: 8171

Re: 1985 M 39 DC gas tank selector

More than likely different resistance in the port and starboard supply lines resulted in the one side being favored. Now you have to find out why. There"s been lots of posts on here about cleaning the tanks and anti-siphon valves and servicing the water separators.
by Harryb
Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Exhaust manifold tubes
Replies: 3
Views: 6866

Re: Exhaust manifold tubes

My two new rebuilds are set up per the barr instructions, leaving the tubes out and both run nice and cool.
by Harryb
Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 1985 M 39 DC gas tank selector
Replies: 6
Views: 8171

Re: 1985 M 39 DC gas tank selector

From the picture it shows you have selected to fuel any engine from any tank.I run mine with the middle valve closed so as to run fuel from port tank to port engine and starboard to starboard only
by Harryb
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Flying Bridge Restoration
Replies: 45
Views: 47301

Re: Flying Bridge Restoration

Now that's the spot to run the boat from, very nice.
by Harryb
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 318 ignition system
Replies: 46
Views: 69426

Re: 318 ignition system

a good upgarde for the ignition is to convert it to a GM hei by dumping the ballast and adding a GM lx301 module and a good 12 volt coil keeping the chrysler electronic distribtor

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