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04-20-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,427
Posted By porscheguy

Saltwater simply require a more rigorous...

Saltwater simply require a more rigorous adherence to maintenance. And closed cooling is almost mandatory. OP is planning to leave the boat on a mooring which is probably better than leaving it a...
04-20-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,427
Posted By porscheguy

You should be able to get a new long block(5.7)...

You should be able to get a new long block(5.7) for $3200. A brand new 6.2 long block is about $5400. All the 5.7 accessories should work on the 6.2 especially if it’s a carb engine. Factor in an...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-18-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,181
Posted By porscheguy

THOT=Those Hoes Out There.

THOT=Those Hoes Out There.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-17-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,181
Posted By porscheguy

This would be more fun if OP would name the...

This would be more fun if OP would name the offending channels.
12-08-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,724
Posted By porscheguy

agreed.

agreed.
12-07-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,724
Posted By porscheguy

Once you hit a certain price point, many boats...

Once you hit a certain price point, many boats will have some issues. People claim all the time that they got a boat for a steal and it was 100% rot free. Rarely have I seen such ads.

Assuming...
11-24-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,866
Posted By porscheguy

This is why we have these people called marine...

This is why we have these people called marine surveyors. This is why we do sea trials.
10-26-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,653
Posted By porscheguy

Pulling the drain plugs and adding antifreeze...

Pulling the drain plugs and adding antifreeze through the t-stat housing is still the best way to do it.
10-23-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 30,578
Posted By porscheguy

I often wonder if wearing a PFD has an impact on...

I often wonder if wearing a PFD has an impact on their decision to stop you? I wear one 90% of the time and they never look twice at me.
10-06-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,059
Posted By porscheguy

Paying someone to shrink wrap it is money well...

Paying someone to shrink wrap it is money well spent. You can have them put in a zipper door so you can have access through the winter. Tarps are a pain in the ass and offer minimal protection...
09-29-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,218
Posted By porscheguy

22’ will take just about anything the Upper...

22’ will take just about anything the Upper Potomac will throw at you. When I was a kid we got caught out on the lower part in a 19’ wellcraft cuddly in a very bad storm and we made it through. ...
09-23-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,549
Posted By porscheguy

Compression check and leakdown test. Full closed...

Compression check and leakdown test. Full closed cooling or half system? Pull the risers and check their condition. Pull the drive belt and give the circulation pump a spin. Anything other than...
09-23-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,656
Posted By porscheguy

How soft is the bottom? If you walk around in...

How soft is the bottom? If you walk around in the water, how deep do your feet sink into the mud? On my creek, my feet sink in about halfway up to my knees. On really low tides, my lift will sink...
09-21-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By porscheguy

Had to purchase 3 group 27 AGM batteries for a...

Had to purchase 3 group 27 AGM batteries for a sailboat last week. The ones I removed were west marine AGMs that lasted 9 seasons. West marine wanted $310 per battery. Sams club sells the same...
09-18-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,562
Posted By porscheguy

Running antifreeze through muffs is what causes...

Running antifreeze through muffs is what causes cracked blocks in the first place. Use the drain plugs. That’s why they’re there. Make sure you poke the drain holes with a screwdriver or something...
09-16-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By porscheguy

yes.

yes.
09-16-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By porscheguy

yes.

yes.
09-16-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By porscheguy

I just had a look. The 377 is 4.00 bore and a...

I just had a look. The 377 is 4.00 bore and a 3.75 stroke. The 383 is sold as a reman and is a 4.03 bore and a 3.75 stroke.

Since I doubt the extra 6 cubic inches is noticeable, from a...
09-11-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 61,690
Posted By porscheguy

Contact your insurance company. That’s your best...

Contact your insurance company. That’s your best recourse at this point.
09-09-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,775
Posted By porscheguy

Yes. There is/was a Super Maramu for sale right...

Yes. There is/was a Super Maramu for sale right around the corner from me a month or so back.

SV Delos is a super maramu.
09-04-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,172
Posted By porscheguy

What happens if you dump a 5 gallon bucket of...

What happens if you dump a 5 gallon bucket of saltwater on the iPad, and then do the same on a dedicated MFD?
08-30-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By porscheguy

In theory the 305 should weigh a few pounds more...

In theory the 305 should weigh a few pounds more than the 350 due to not removing as much cast iron.

The Chevy does weigh about 100lbs more than the Ford but it should be that drastic of a...
08-29-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 33,008
Posted By porscheguy

What year is it?

What year is it?
08-29-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By porscheguy

Agreed. The millionaire and his wife who met...

Agreed. The millionaire and his wife who met Darwin just before 7/4 on south river comes to mind. Then there was the guy this past weekend on rhode river. No mention of alcohol with him though.
08-28-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,797
Posted By porscheguy

i was going to mention the same thing. One of my...

i was going to mention the same thing. One of my friends just replaced one of the three group 27 AGM batteries in his boat. It seems it froze, and the case split. The other two are fine. They’re...
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