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by barkleydave
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Play in the shaft fore and aft?
Replies: 2
Views: 9366

Re: Play in the shaft fore and aft?

Buck Algonquin
by barkleydave
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Hooking up a Hot Water heater to raw water 318
Replies: 7
Views: 13860

Re: Hooking up a Hot Water heater to raw water 318

Ok thanks... A picture of a setup would be helpful..
by barkleydave
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 318 ignition system
Replies: 46
Views: 80411

Re: 318 ignition system

When I installed the test Pertronix units in 2012 we used the collar that was used on the OEM Prestolite on STB engine. No issues.

I had heard there was an early issue with the collar supplied with new units from Pertronix but it was corrected. Must have got one that was early.
by barkleydave
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 318 ignition system
Replies: 46
Views: 80411

Re: 318 ignition system

I have been field testing a Pertronix Dist. with their ignition. I am now on season 7 and am not looking back.
Been flawless and my M is in the water 24/7
by barkleydave
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: Potential use of heat exchangers in non-exchanger 318
Replies: 6
Views: 11030

Re: Potential use of heat exchangers in non-exchanger 318

I have ran a Xantrex 1800 watt inverter for years on my boat. I run 2 deep cycle 6 volt golf cart batteries in series. Inverter works fine for light loads. Using heavy amp like microwave etc. and it will draw your house bank down in very short order. 1500 watts will draw 125 amps DC. So lets say you...
by barkleydave
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Hooking up a Hot Water heater to raw water 318
Replies: 7
Views: 13860

Hooking up a Hot Water heater to raw water 318

It has been a long time since I have been on the forum. Health issues pretty much limited my boating last season. Back up and going strong! Anyway time for spring commissioning. My Raritan OEM Hot Water heater finally rusted out. Gee only 31 years of service! I would like to replace it with a heater...
by barkleydave
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Boat lift in slip?
Replies: 2
Views: 7927

Re: Boat lift in slip?

10 K for new one
by barkleydave
Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: neutral switch?
Replies: 2
Views: 9652

neutral switch?

Senior moment where are the neutral switches located
by barkleydave
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: 1985 32' Sedan FB for sale
Replies: 15
Views: 19510

Re: 1985 32' Sedan FB for sale

Very nice !
by barkleydave
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: What should the Galvanic meter readings range between?
Replies: 4
Views: 5480

Re: What should the Galvanic meter readings range between?

Ideal range:
.95-1.05

numbers will vary depending on water clarity and wether fresh or salt water.

safe boating,
Dave

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