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by tundrarules
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: 360 Chrysler running like crap cont...
Replies: 96
Views: 41902

Re: 360 Chrysler running like crap cont...

Glad to hear that. I fought a starting issue on Mr. Port for 8 years and never cured it, so I appreciate your achievement. Jeff Funny you say this Jeff, I have the same issue with my port engine. Have done all the basics and still takes a long time to wake that engine up after it hasn’t been starte...
by tundrarules
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Cabin and Interior
Topic: Mildew removal
Replies: 14
Views: 5531

Re: Mildew removal

The dehumidifier should do a good. I use one of these https://www.amazon.com/Davis-Instruments-Air-Dryr-1000-Dryer/dp/B0014TMXVA/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=marine+dehumidifier&qid=1559654495&s=gateway&sr=8-2 . No need for drain. Also use a small fan on a timer to circulate the air 4 times a day...
by tundrarules
Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: sherwood raw water pump
Replies: 7
Views: 2477

Re: sherwood raw water pump

Sherwood G7 pump info. Seal part # Sherwood SH12859. Most seals are made in China... :roll:

Pump leaking. Here is US company for seals. They make seals for lots of types of pumps.

PS-447 U.S. Seal Mfg 5/8" Pump Seal
MFG: U.S. Seal
MFG Part Number: PS-447
by tundrarules
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Wax?? Need some guidance
Replies: 5
Views: 1785

Re: Wax?? Need some guidance

Wax has come a long way since the 80's......... Wash boat with Dawn dish washing liquid. That takes all oils, etc off. Zaino Clear Seal http://www.zainostore.com/product/Z-CS.html Then use Zaino Z-8 for every other wash maintenance. http://www.zainostore.com/product/Z-8.html This stuff wipes on and ...
by tundrarules
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Cleaning tips and tricks
Replies: 0
Views: 1408

Cleaning tips and tricks

Orpine This seems to be the best soap per boating forums. Very concentrated and goes a long way. I've used it for the last couple of seasons and it does a good job. Dissolves spider poo if you apply and let sit for a couple of minutes. Orpine Boat Soap & Wax https://www.amazon.com/OPW2-Orpine-B...
by tundrarules
Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: running on one engine to save fuel?
Replies: 7
Views: 2585

Re: running on one engine to save fuel?

Great topic! I’ve asked a few times for someone with a floscan system to post a fuel usage chart for us. Hopefully you floscan guys can help us out this spring. I have a 29 and I use one engine most of the time. About 1700 rpms gets me 7mph. I usually just enjoy a slow cruise for an hour then set an...
by tundrarules
Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Engine oil, transmission fluid and filter types for Chrysler 360
Replies: 20
Views: 9689

Re: Engine oil, transmission fluid and filter types for Chrysler 360

Amazon carries 10w30 Rotella [url]Rotella T4 Triple Protection Diesel Engine Oil 10W-30, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LH7KO1Y/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_3NECCbR6Y1KT7[/url] That’s what I’ve been using. My engines have 700 hrs and that oil weight doesn’t slip past the rings yet. I do add a 1/2 bottle of zd...
by tundrarules
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: New Boater, New to me Marinette.
Replies: 22
Views: 9259

Re: New Boater, New to me Marinette.

SWEET! Another Marinette saved! :D . Welcome aboard. We look forward to your post on progress. Lots of great guys here to help. Your signature rocks! Makes me laugh :lol:

BigM :ugeek:
by tundrarules
Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Flying Bridge Restoration
Replies: 45
Views: 21369

Re: Flying Bridge Restoration

Carl,
Thanks very much for all the detailed post! You rock! Good job! Sharing your knowledge helps us all. You’re a very kind person.

Everyone enjoy your holiday season! Now come on boating season :mrgreen:

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