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    Re: Exhaust fumes in cabin?

    I have opened the hatches when docking and there are no exhaust fumes or gas smell in the bilge at all. No exhaust leak
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    Exhaust fumes in cabin?

    Here's something that has been happening this year. I have a Chris Craft 251 Catalina, inboard ,350 mercruiser. I've notice a strong exhaust fume smell in the cabin area when I dock the boat after...
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    Re: Fuel tank removal

    Here is a pic of what I'm dealing with. As you can see it looks like I may be able to slide it out with some persuasion17228
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    Re: Fuel tank removal

    2 reasons for pulling it. First I have to remove it to put on my swim platform. Need to thru bolt the brackets with starboard backing plates. Second, I need to replace the sending unit as it's not...
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    Re: Fuel tank removal

    17225It goes across the back of the boat from the thick blue trim line to just above North Tonawanda NY. It is completely visible from the inside below the deck, under the floorwhere the engine and...
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    Fuel tank removal

    Has anybody had to pull the fuel tank out of a Chris Craft Catalina 251. I'd like to know a good way to do this without too much trouble
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    Re: What Trans do I have?

    Sorry, but it's shrunk wrapped for the winter
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    What Trans do I have?

    How do I tell what trans I have in my boat? It's a 1983 Chris Craft Catalina 251. The original 305 engine was changed to a Mercruiser 350 some time before I bought it.
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    Re: Painting over old Gel Coat

    Interlux Brightside 1 part Polyurethane. Tons of colors and just roll it on and tip it with a brush. Will come out like a spray job
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    Re: Steaming 350Q

    Seems to be the norm for these CC's. I replaced both risers and manifolds, new thermostat, new impeller, new circulatory water pump on my 251 with 350 a Mercruiser . It still blows some steam. I...
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    Using Brightside one part finish

    From the bottom stripe of my boat to the waterline is about 4". It is painted with ablative bottom paint as is the whole bottom. After about a month in the water( I keep it docked all summer) it...
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    Power Inverter Question

    I have a small 1500 watt inverter on my boat that I use for small stuff like a vacuum and trouble lights if need be. My question is, can I mount and hard wire it to one of the batteries so I don't...
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    My marina is too busy?

    Well my marina is contracted every year to pull the boat, power wash the bottom, change the fluids and winterize the engine, shrink wrap it and store it. This week I asked if everything was done and...
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    Re: Depth finder problem

    Would there be a way to adjust the transducer to read correctly all the time or is this just the nature of the animal?
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    Depth finder problem

    Don't know if I have the right forum for this but here goes. I have a hummingbird fish/depth finder. It's a small cheaper one. When I'm just cruising under 15 mph the depth and temp numbers are...
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    Re: Zerk fittings on outdrive

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    Zerk fittings on outdrive

    On my Volvo-Penta 290 duo/prop outdrive, I see on each side is a zerk fitting. I want to grease those before putting it in but didn't know what type of grease to use. Also should I take the cover off...
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    Is there a difference in oil?

    Having a Volvo-Penta AQ231A ,which is really just a 305 Chev. motor . The motor doesn't know if it's in a car, boat,or airplane. It's never used in really cold weather, so why can't I just use a good...
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    Re: Outdrive problem

    Fluid is right up, so it must be what you're saying Ricardo. If I'm only using it to check the prop from time to time ,do you think I can let it go for a while? It sounds like a costly repair.
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    Re: Outdrive problem

    It's a 1988 Imperial, with a AQ231A and I think a Volvo Penta 290 duo prop outdrive
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