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by tundrarules
Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Climate Control
Topic: Mermaid AC problem solved
Replies: 3
Views: 180

Re: Mermaid AC problem solved

My AC unit does the same if you get an air leak in the system. 99.9 % of the time it's the filter bowl cap that gets the air leak. Tighten down nuts good to go.
by tundrarules
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Pumping out your holding tank
Replies: 11
Views: 521

Re: Pumping out your holding tank

All marinas on our lake have free pump out stations. Think they are funded by State and Federal cash....not sure.
by tundrarules
Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Corrosion
Topic: Bow Rail Restoration
Replies: 24
Views: 623

Re: Bow Rail Restoration

Carl,
Thanks very much for documenting your process. This will help us for many years.

:ugeek:
by tundrarules
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: ignition toggle switch replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Re: ignition toggle switch replacement

What problem do you have with the switch? Are gauges coming on?
by tundrarules
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: 1990 318 won't turn over with ignition plugged in
Replies: 11
Views: 444

Re: 1990 318 won't turn over with ignition plugged in

Crazy! Good find! Ole Dad saves the day! :mrgreen:
by tundrarules
Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: 360 Chrysler running like crap cont...
Replies: 89
Views: 6919

Re: 360 Chrysler running like crap cont...

That's great news! Saved some bucks for a little while.

Happy Boating :mrgreen:
by tundrarules
Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: 360 Chrysler running like crap cont...
Replies: 89
Views: 6919

Re: 360 Chrysler running like crap cont...

Bill, I am running Mallory distributors, high voltage coils, and new 8mm plug wires. The protocol is to use standard plugs and gap. I am on year 4 with the Champion 9 heat range. They all looked good a month ago. I changed the plugs to the 12 heat range as recommended by many. No ballast resistor. Y...
by tundrarules
Tue May 30, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: 360 Chrysler running like crap cont...
Replies: 89
Views: 6919

Re: 360 Chrysler running like crap cont...

I have to admit I bailed on the Pertronix trial run. I was the first one to contact their engineering department because of corrosion. I did two trial runs for them. After second failed distributor I got tired of working for free and bailed. I wasted my money on them. I installed Mallory distributor...
by tundrarules
Mon May 29, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: 360 Chrysler running like crap cont...
Replies: 89
Views: 6919

Re: 360 Chrysler running like crap cont...

Get out the wallet! :shock: May consider updating to new modern distributors. I did it years ago...solved all my problems.....knocking on wood :?
by tundrarules
Mon May 29, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 28 hardtop express idleing problem
Replies: 8
Views: 399

Re: 28 hardtop express idleing problem

Ballast resister may be bad. We still don't know what year your boat is :roll: When it dies does it crank back up ok? It may be time for you to upgrade your ignition system to a modern system. A new distributor would eliminate a lot of problem areas. Lots of threads on here and on marineengines.com ...

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