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by EWRice
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Proper Venting
Replies: 3
Views: 63

Re: Proper Venting

When I build engines for boats, I always set them up so the dipsticks and oil fill is easy to get to. On most twin engine boats that means the inside valve cover gets the oil cap. Makes life so much easier.
by EWRice
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: Proper Venting
Replies: 3
Views: 63

Re: Proper Venting

Depends on your engine and wether or not it is stock or cranked up. Chryslers used a pcv in one valve cover and either a breather or vent hose to the spark arrestor on the other. Doesn't matter which valve cover is used for what. Mercruiser, Crusader, OMC, PCM and others only used a vent tube from t...
by EWRice
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Chicago boat show
Replies: 7
Views: 176

Re: Chicago boat show

They almost got the color right!
by EWRice
Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Thinking about summer
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Thinking about summer

As I sit here eating lunch, looking a the fresh 6" of snow that fell over the weekend, I am browsing through pictures in my phone. I came across a series of pictures from September 23 2017. Hot all weekend and dead calm. First time I have ever been able to spend the night anchored less than 100...
by EWRice
Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Bimini Top
Replies: 9
Views: 305

Re: Bimini Top

I have the dark blue bimini off of my 32 express for sale, frame, cover and all. Pm me and I can send pictures.
by EWRice
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Block Heater
Replies: 9
Views: 208

Re: Block Heater

You don't want to use block heaters on raw water systems. I see enough issues when they are used with antifreeze. The magnetic ones are very inefficient for the power they use. Keep in mind, if the air temp drops to danger zone, the water temp will play a bigger role. Especially in a metal boat. I h...
by EWRice
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Gray marine fireball 327
Replies: 8
Views: 787

Re: Gray marine fireball 327

That is one of the rare "bobtail" engines for V drive, jet drive or other isolated drive setup. I have never seen one other than in the service book.
by EWRice
Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: 28 express on trailer
Replies: 4
Views: 614

Re: 28 express on trailer

Yes it is.
by EWRice
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: WANTED Prop LH 16 x 15 x 1, Neutral Safety Switch Cover
Replies: 7
Views: 357

Re: WANTED Prop LH 16 x 15 x 1, Neutral Safety Switch Cover

I checked my props and every one is RH. No 16s either.
by EWRice
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: WANTED Prop LH 16 x 15 x 1, Neutral Safety Switch Cover
Replies: 7
Views: 357

Re: WANTED Prop LH 16 x 15 x 1, Neutral Safety Switch Cover

I have the mounting plate you need. Let me check my prop wall and see if i have what you need. It would need a tune up if i have one.

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