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by javalin390
Thu Jul 28, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: FWIW - 140 degree thermostats and raw water cooling
Replies: 5
Views: 1573

Re: FWIW - 140 degree thermostats and raw water cooling

As FastJeff once said, steam makes a terrible coolant !
by javalin390
Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:37 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Sunken 32`
Replies: 99
Views: 22347

Re: Sunken 32`

Over my life I have considered taking on such projects, such as fiberglass boats with rotten wood stringers, but got my M at a pretty good price. That said, one project I had considered was to shrink wrap the boat and run a couple dehumidifiers inside of it all summer. I figured with the heat of sum...
by javalin390
Thu Jul 21, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: 440 recommended spark plug
Replies: 3
Views: 1332

Re: 440 recommended spark plug

I've studied gasoline engine performance for many years. Here's some words of advise from Dr. Christopher Jacobs, Ph. D E.E. , founder of Jacobs Performance Ignition Systems. He breaks spark plugs down into 3 basic types, by brand, if you will. Having to do with the hardness of the metal that the pl...
by javalin390
Thu Jul 21, 2016 5:04 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: 12 volt dome lights
Replies: 7
Views: 2097

Re: 12 volt dome lights

Depends on what kind of replacements you want. If you want the old fashion ones with the chrome bezel, the kind that uses a standard automotive "taillight" bulb, there's plenty of sources, including truck stops, RV stores, even industrial supply stores like Grainger. If you Google "12...
by javalin390
Thu Jul 07, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Sliding window locks
Replies: 1
Views: 847

Re: Sliding window locks

Perko series 937, part #0937DP0CHR. most of the online marine stores have them. Easy to install, two screws, simple.
by javalin390
Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:18 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 2016 Rendezvous Recap
Replies: 1
Views: 1733

Re: 2016 Rendezvous Recap

Was a lot of fun. Some 41 footers attended, they were beautiful. Same place next year, would like to see more in attendance, let's fill up the whole marina with Marinettes !
by javalin390
Thu Jun 30, 2016 4:41 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Newbie here
Replies: 7
Views: 2152

Re: Newbie here

Thanks EWRice for the info on the camshafts. That's one less item M owners have to worry about trying to find !
by javalin390
Wed Jun 29, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Newbie here
Replies: 7
Views: 2152

Re: Newbie here

The Chrysler Marine pats manual lists separate part numbers for both the cams and the cranks. The distributors turn in opposite directions as well. Some of the Chrysler Marine vendors carry reprint parts catalogs. Get one and you can see all the CW and CCW part numbers. I have gone thru my parts man...
by javalin390
Tue Jun 28, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 2016 RENDEZVOUS
Replies: 21
Views: 9221

Re: 2016 RENDEZVOUS

What a Great weekend. The weather was beautiful all weekend, although the threat of a storm loomed Sunday afternoon, it never materialized. Had lots of fun, wished more M owners would have showed up, I forget the final tally. The tour was awesome, two 41' Marquis Aft Cabins were on display, as well ...
by javalin390
Tue Jun 28, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Hynautic steering
Replies: 8
Views: 3492

Re: Hynautic steering

Almost forgot that I started this post !! Thanks to Bill Cassedy for bringing the subject back up, so I will update what I accomplished. Rob, the fella in Dayton, did a beautiful job on the stainless steel rudders, craftsmanship was spectacular. Put them in with new packing glands & GFO packing....

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