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by honestcharlie56
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Props
Topic: Proper prop size for 37 DC with 440's
Replies: 9
Views: 767

Re: Proper prop size for 37 DC with 440's

legendlc wrote: I know how to not be a total noob but going from a fuel injected performance boat to resurrecting a 78 Chrysler 440 big M is a whole new world.


Don't worry about "noob" status here, this forum is full of great people willing to help.
by honestcharlie56
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Water out of spark plugs hole.
Replies: 30
Views: 4321

Re: Water out of spark plugs hole.

Yeop, as said above just go ahead and run em. It doesn't take much light corrosion on a valve seat to show low compression or crazy leak down numbers. I know I'll probably catch flack for this, but I've done this many many many times, take a stuck engine and lube the crap out of every part that rubs...
by honestcharlie56
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Water out of spark plugs hole.
Replies: 30
Views: 4321

Re: Water out of spark plugs hole.

If she won’t turn, a problem exists. They are very very forgiving engines to rebuild, just pull em.
by honestcharlie56
Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Window Channel
Replies: 1
Views: 558

Re: Window Channel

Carl might, he goes by Carl on here.
by honestcharlie56
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Engine oil, transmission fluid and filter types for Chrysler 360
Replies: 20
Views: 5798

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

So Jeff, would you then recommend a 15w40 High Mileage oil for '88 (original - 1000 hours approx each) 318's? Asked the "decent shade tree mechanic, but not an expert" guy. What is your oil pressure once warmed up? This reminds me, I need to check mine with a gauge to verify my helm gauge...
by honestcharlie56
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Question: Oil Capacity in a Chrysler 360?
Replies: 5
Views: 1736

Re: Question: Oil Capacity in a Chrysler 360?

Does rotella no longer have zinc additives?
by honestcharlie56
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: Broken valve new engine
Replies: 11
Views: 4012

Re: Broken valve new engine

I even blew up the picture and am not seeing a piston notch. But YES, that notch needs to face rearward for reverse rotation engine. When I rebuilt mine people sworn up and down that they always faced forward, but that offset wrist pin needs to be on the correct side. So sorry this happened, yes its...
by honestcharlie56
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: Gas fillup, dilemma over
Replies: 19
Views: 4895

Re: Gas fillup, dilemma over

I can't believe your marina lets you fill with 5 gal cans. I had to get super special, top secret, president approved, blessed by the pope and ok'd by the governor of Louisiana.....permission to EMPTY my tanks using 5 gal. cans (y'all might remember my thread when I brought my 32' back from her atte...
by honestcharlie56
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Flying Bridge Restoration
Replies: 45
Views: 12283

Re: Flying Bridge Restoration

Always a pleasure to see your work.

signed,

your twin 1990 in disrepair
by honestcharlie56
Wed May 16, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: 318/392 Stroker Motors
Replies: 36
Views: 12421

Re: 318/392 Stroker Motors

glad to hear the engines don't have to come out. Even though thats probably the easiest part LOL. I probably spent a combined 60 minutes removing and resetting my engines in my M ( NOT counting hooking everything back up). You know we are all picture hungry from the head removal.

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