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- Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:28 am
- Forum: Engines
- Topic: 360 valve cover gasket replacement
- Replies: 16
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Agreed. I replaced an oil pressure switch a year on my old 32 footer. Used standard "idiot light" switches. Jeff PS: The temperature switches (for the alarm system) need to be removed and tested now and then. (Use a pan of boiling water and an ammeter to test them.) Of the four that were o...
You need to treat the aluminum with a prime containing acid that etches the surface, turning it unto something paint will adhere to. Lots of brands out there. Spray or roller it on, let it sits for X minutes, then hose it off. When dry, then on goes the epoxy barrier coats (at least two) followed by...
- Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:12 am
- Forum: General Topics
- Topic: Changing Habits with age
- Replies: 4
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You, like so may others, have learned the value of a floating condo on the water. What others have found is that, having a smaller boat used solely for the occasional cruise, makes even more sense--sort of like having your cake and eating it too. One thing I must disagree with you on: going up and d...
- Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:18 am
- Forum: Boat and Hull
- Topic: Alternator / Ignition / Ballast resistor questions from a dummy
- Replies: 6
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..."The original 5 pin ignition modules needed a ballast resister in order to reduce the voltage to the unit the newer 4 pin do not." I do not believe that is correct. In fact, I know that running the switch box on a full 12 volts will cause it to fail after a period of time. Both of mine ...