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04-07-2021, 08:54 AM
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Posted By vdimenna

Did you get any more top end RPM?

Did you get any more top end RPM?
03-16-2021, 10:31 AM
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Posted By vdimenna

I would check RayboMarine. He's active on this...

I would check RayboMarine. He's active on this site. I thought a saw a post where he fabricated one.
12-29-2020, 10:28 AM
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Views: 523
Posted By vdimenna

PM sent on the sounder

PM sent on the sounder
10-12-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,387
Posted By vdimenna

I have had a 99 - 3100 for about 6 years now....

I have had a 99 - 3100 for about 6 years now. It's been a great boat for me and my family. Sleeps four comfortably (Wife and two kids). Mine is rigged with Cummins diesels so I can't say much about...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-13-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,341
Posted By vdimenna

I made the move after 15 years at that same...

I made the move after 15 years at that same company. Resigned from a leadership position in software engineering to pursue consulting.
One of the most difficult decisions I ever had to make, that's...
07-28-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,543
Posted By vdimenna

I can tell you exactly what happened to the key,...

I can tell you exactly what happened to the key, it happened to me as well. I bet whoever installed the impeller last didn't install the little cap that keeps the key from walking. If you look at...
07-16-2020, 06:03 AM
06-08-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By vdimenna

IMO you're due for some new mounts. Mine looked...

IMO you're due for some new mounts. Mine looked about the same, ended up changing a few of them. Wouldn't believe how much smoother the boat feels.
05-21-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By vdimenna

I have the same boat. I have this one. ...

I have the same boat. I have this one.
https://www.amazon.com/Eureka-EasyClean-Lightweight-Handheld-71B/dp/B0006HUYGM/ref=sr_1_32?dchild=1&keywords=portable+vacuum&qid=1590075195&sr=8-32

Stores...
04-29-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By vdimenna

Sorry, got my model numbers crossed. The 600 was...

Sorry, got my model numbers crossed. The 600 was discontinued. The 700 is still available.
04-28-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By vdimenna

I just rebuilt mine. There's a clutch inside...

I just rebuilt mine.
There's a clutch inside that seizes once water enters. Most parts are discontinued. You'll need to use google for seals and bearings.
I can walk you through what I had to do.
11-16-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,355
Posted By vdimenna

Too early to tell from the pictures. You got them...

Too early to tell from the pictures. You got them apart which is a good start. I would get them cleaned and then inspect for pitting on the mating surfaces. If pitting is nominal you might be able to...
10-04-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By vdimenna

Exactly

Exactly
10-04-2019, 08:43 AM
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Views: 884
Posted By vdimenna

I would use West Systems 610. Easy to use and...

I would use West Systems 610. Easy to use and permanent.
09-26-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,183
Posted By vdimenna

lol!! When I switched to Enviros I didn’t see an...

lol!! When I switched to Enviros I didn’t see an improvement. I guess I’ll know for sure when I clean my aftercoolers.
09-25-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,620
Posted By vdimenna

Charter Lakes.. gave me the best rate out all the...

Charter Lakes.. gave me the best rate out all the places I shopped
09-25-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,183
Posted By vdimenna

My question is if you address the "sink trap"...

My question is if you address the "sink trap" issue with the Walkers, will they work better than the Enviro. As mentioned earlier, you saw less goop in the aftercooler on the Walker equipped engine -...
09-20-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,183
Posted By vdimenna

You have me thinking I should reinstall my...

You have me thinking I should reinstall my Walkers. I get a random oil smell coming off plane that I can't get rid of. The engines are right under me along with the breather. I was thinking of...
09-19-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,183
Posted By vdimenna

They're easy to install. Basic hand tools. Maybe...

They're easy to install. Basic hand tools. Maybe an hour each.
Before you order you need to determine where you pull crankcase fumes from:

The front timing cover is preferred. I couldn't, that's...
09-19-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,183
Posted By vdimenna

I've had both. Switched to Enviro because the...

I've had both. Switched to Enviro because the Walkers were bulky.
That said, I didn't see a benefit of one over the other. I did modify the Walker's a bit - Moved the hose from the side cover to the...
06-20-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By vdimenna

do you have sea water aftercoolers on those...

do you have sea water aftercoolers on those engines?
06-10-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,147
Posted By vdimenna

I agree on the older diesels. In his price range...

I agree on the older diesels. In his price range I'm sure he can find something with common rails. Even my 6BTAs aren't too bad with smell.
In terms of maintenance, I've had mine for four years....
06-10-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,650
Posted By vdimenna

I've had good luck with Show Boat Custom...

I've had good luck with Show Boat Custom Coatings. Cleaned my frame up with sandpaper and Scotch-Brite and coated.
06-10-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,147
Posted By vdimenna

I was in the same dilemma as yourself. Wife and...

I was in the same dilemma as yourself. Wife and two kids at the same age. Was close to purchasing a Pursuit 3370 or the GW 33. Ended up with a Tiara 3100 diesel.
IMO - The beam/layout of the Tiara...
Forum: Northeast
05-21-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By vdimenna

John Spencer spencermarine@comcast.net

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