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Today, 03:23 PM
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Posted By TTaxi

An AP 22 should work fine and has the desirable...

An AP 22 should work fine and has the desirable rotary knob you can steer with.
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Yesterday, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By TTaxi

Since it is an I/B , have you already tried...

Since it is an I/B , have you already tried running your ventilation blower to add to the effect of the passive ventilation system? Make sure your ducting is intact.

Is there...
Yesterday, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By TTaxi

Oh no, that not fair - too easy ! :grin: ...

Oh no, that not fair - too easy ! :grin:

That's great. Keep that spare onboard so you won't ever lose either.
Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,242
Posted By TTaxi

Do you have parts or service manual for that...

Do you have parts or service manual for that 305K? Those would likely list the alternator,
https://picclick.com/Chris-Craft-Marine-Power-Engine-Manual-And-Parts-150784486196.html

Here's a...
Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 809
Posted By TTaxi

Hmmm...? On my and most boats the top "Bow Down"...

Hmmm...? On my and most boats the top "Bow Down" tab buttons deploy the tabs downward and the Bow Up button retracts, but you are right in most installations the port switch operates diagonally to...
Yesterday, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By TTaxi

The ad is laughable and directed toward the...

The ad is laughable and directed toward the gullible. They are not "night vision" which uses electronics similar to a TV camera to immensely amplify light and display an electronic image.
This...
Yesterday, 01:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,014
Posted By TTaxi

Duxa- :thumbsup: I second the suggestion of...

Duxa- :thumbsup:
I second the suggestion of scanning both engines and comparing values . A scan on MPI engines is always the recommended 1st diagnostic step.
There are a lot of things the scans...
Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By TTaxi

If you don't have NFB helm now , you will...

If you don't have NFB helm now , you will appreciate the upgrade if you don't opt for better hydraulic system. .
But in the meantime, check to see how much of that play may be loose linkage...
Yesterday, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By TTaxi

There are loads of good suggestions in this...

There are loads of good suggestions in this recent thread:

https://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-forum/1013491-oil-filter-getting-so-tight-i-can-t-hardly-get-off.html?1013491=#post12598266
06-14-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By TTaxi

FWIW- Shakespeare says keep a minimum of 3 ' of...

FWIW- Shakespeare says keep a minimum of 3 ' of VHF antenna cable. But I'd think it would be best to keep the antenna farther away from the radio than that if at all feasible.
Frequently Asked...
06-14-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By TTaxi

"Depends" . If you can find a replacement deck...

"Depends" . If you can find a replacement deck fill with the same fastener hole pattern you are 1/2 way there but that is not crucial.
Also , if there is not enough slack in the fill hose, you need...
06-14-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 353
Posted By TTaxi

Is the engine mounted too low w/...

Is the engine mounted too low w/ anti-ventilation plate below the keel plane?
Have you had the prop scanned to confirm it's actual average pitch and overall condition compared to its original...
06-14-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,014
Posted By TTaxi

Did you figure out how the ignition switch was...

Did you figure out how the ignition switch was getting power with the battery switch turned Off?
Since you mentioned all that debris along with the water from a to-be-determined source:
I think...
06-13-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By TTaxi

You need 10 posts before you can add pics . ...

You need 10 posts before you can add pics .

If the manufacturer of your boat is by by chance still in business , give them a call. What boat do you have???

If no joy there, use calipers to...
06-12-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,162
Posted By TTaxi

Finestkind. :thumbsup: Thanks.

Finestkind. :thumbsup: Thanks.
06-12-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By TTaxi

Perhaps consider a Crusader 6.0 L MPI at 370...

Perhaps consider a Crusader 6.0 L MPI at 370 hp? ( No distributor)
https://www.1800runsnew.com/crusader-engines/

But apparently Michiganmotorz still sells 8.1 L I/Bs. However, there...
06-12-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By TTaxi

In case it helps at all here is the old engine...

In case it helps at all here is the old engine manual:

http://correctcraftfan.com/Downloads/Chrysler%20Marine%20Engine%20Manual.pdf

Looks like there may be some leakage at the riser gasket...
06-11-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 941
Posted By TTaxi

Keep in mind the battery negative terminals only...

Keep in mind the battery negative terminals only connect to each other ( neg to neg ) and the engine block and to the house neg bus ( and maybe bilge pump negative wire) with either black or yellow...
06-11-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By TTaxi

Hopefully bronze for real use , not brass. Brass...

Hopefully bronze for real use , not brass. Brass prop would just be decorative I believe
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That 11x11x1" prop is not likely a commonly desired size but if you take 20 -30 min or so to shine it up...
06-11-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,162
Posted By TTaxi

tbouknight...

tbouknight (https://www.thehulltruth.com/members/tbouknight.html)- Nicely done !! Did you have much trouble getting permitted ( local/state/ US Army COE?) to build the PT dock in that area?...
06-11-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By TTaxi

How old are those AC Delco plugs? Gapped...

How old are those AC Delco plugs? Gapped correctly? Maybe 1 heat range higher plugs could help if you mostly troll?
Certainly check timing against the specs for that year and model engine ,...
06-11-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,014
Posted By TTaxi

While you are pondering the mysteries of the...

While you are pondering the mysteries of the Engine That Stays Running, it's important to figure out the source of all that water that made it into your tank so that doesn't keep causing major...
06-10-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,213
Posted By TTaxi

That sure sounds very likely. Harpoon - you...

That sure sounds very likely.
Harpoon - you didn't fill in the boating area in your signature which makes it hard to guess if you have mandated E10 gas in your boat tank or other conditions there ...
06-09-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By TTaxi

Brendanm posted some helpful info on this subject...

Brendanm posted some helpful info on this subject recently:

https://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-forum/1012255-distributor-cap-phasing-adjustment.html

Are you using the specified spark plugs?
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06-07-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By TTaxi

Do the 2 VDo tachs have the same dip switch...

Do the 2 VDo tachs have the same dip switch settings?

https://www.vdo-gauges.com/media/instructions/0%20515%20012%20044%20--%20Tachometer%20without%20Engine%20Hour%20Meter%20(52mm%20Diameter).pdf...
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