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  1. Re: Another story of hurricane sandy , the last leg...I hope.

    Pulled the plugs, lubed and cranked the block...Seems like things are moving well. Installed 6 new batteries and removed the 7kw Westerbeke generator. It was always in the way of the port engine...
  2. Another story of hurricane sandy , the last leg...I hope.

    It has been maybe 3 years since my activities here and the storm that centered on our home and lives took a bite out of our family. My first look back here was to see If I could remember the names of...
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    Re: Stopping in to say a quick hello

    Thanks Guys....
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    Re: I really miss the Crusader Forum

    Makes me smile...Ain't been in the boat in a while... Playing with fire? You have a choice ....One wife....one life. Its hard to compromise but maybe she will ...:rolleyes:
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    Stopping in to say a quick hello

    Logged on today to see all of the names I know from last year. Nice to see you are all still around. Hurricane Sandy did a number on us and despite the damage everywhere..the boat was not really...
  6. Re: Has anyone used seafoam or marvel mystery oil in a 454 crusader with quadrajet carb??

    I can relate to this... 6 years ago after going thru that scene we launched for spring and while sitting under the lift, the starboard engine started and was popping and sputtering. During the winter...
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    Re: Engine mount - tool recommendation

    Ours is about 5 years old...works fine. No longer that clean looking orange paint. We use it routinely at our garage and bought the small ram to remove the shaft coupler a few years ago. There is no...
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    Re: How little is too little???

    Rick lays out a great plan. I might add that the sweetness of price fades quickly after the bitterness of maintenance and repair. But, I read that somewhere and live it all the time
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    Re: Starting problem with warm engine

    What year is the engine in this boat... by the way, some very nice stuff
  10. Thread: Sandy damage

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    Re: Sandy damage

    Our house in Little Egg Harbor has substantial damage. The boat was on blocks at the marina 2 1/2 miles away and despite the destruction of the marina and so many boats, ours sits there un scathed....
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    Re: 270 crusader running warm

    I too have had that problem with the cork gasket in the lid of our strainers. Insult was that the perko gasket is $14.00. Bought a nice roll of cork gasket material for $6 and made a few spares plus
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    Re: Best pump for removing oil from block

    Hey Bondo

    Been a few years....Glad to see your here .....AL
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    Re: Best pump for removing oil from block

    Well, then I have my answers. I know I no longer have one of those tanks but can you remove the valves from a newer style and go from there or is there a known reason that won't work?

    You know,...
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    Re: Best pump for removing oil from block

    Jeff,

    I was looking at your picture and drawing...is it possible that the oil can be drawn into the carb or is there a separation between the in and out "t" ? OR, is that the job of the separator...
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    Re: Best pump for removing oil from block

    Probably a Jabsco ? I had one for 2 years before it failed and then picked up another which looks like a 5 gallon bucket with a lid. On the lid is a 12V rubber impeller driven pump with a...
  16. Re: Overhaul a Sherwood E35 water Pump/Crusader Eng

    Rick,

    Just for clarification, LineSix Rick did Silverton warranty level work and a host of other services while they were open. Truly an extreme qualified expert in any area of a boat. If I could...
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    Re: Winterization Warning

    Jeff...Sorry no time to chat, gotta run to Wal-Mart !
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    Re: Anyone Try 2 Barrel Carbs on a 454?

    Jeff,

    Is that a galvanized nipple running from the "T" to the carb inlet? AL
  19. Re: Overhaul a Sherwood E35 water Pump/Crusader Eng

    Hi Don,
    Still using your HX core cleaner brush. Hope all is well. Have the same issue on that E35 with accessibility. I have a very skinny friend with long arms !
  20. Re: off topic but could use some help with 500 cubicin caddy motor

    Well... thank goodness I was only 18 then. I did however, borrow my mom's 71 El Dorado in 1972 to take a trip to a brand new theme park in Orlando ....Disney World ! Great ride from NJ. Gas was...
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