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11-14-2016, 07:18 AM
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Posted By StuartT

Just a clarification. I was totally in error...

Just a clarification. I was totally in error about which filters I had. A flashback from previous boats.

Picture 1 is the actual Racor filter bank. Pic 2 shows the stats on the filters, and...
11-13-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,791
Posted By StuartT

Wow, quite the responses. Let me try and cover...

Wow, quite the responses. Let me try and cover the feedback.
1. They are Racor 200 series filters, dual on each engine.
2. I considered the generator supply, but it has smaller fuel hose, 1/4" I...
11-13-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,791
Posted By StuartT

Tapping a Diesel Supply Line

I am installing a forced air diesel heater in a 57 Bayliner (w/610hp MANs) and need to connect to the fuel supply. Since I do not have enough room above the tanks to insert a fuel pickup tube, I have...
10-01-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,230
Posted By StuartT

Appreciate the comment and yes, my heads are...

Appreciate the comment and yes, my heads are freshwater - Vacuflush.

And Keith, thank you for clarifying, and the compliment.
10-01-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,230
Posted By StuartT

I really hope that is not the case. You guys...

I really hope that is not the case. You guys have been a big help. Hate to see one guy crap on the thread.

Tell us it ain't so KR.
10-01-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,230
Posted By StuartT

Thanks guys. Looks like the consensus is I don't...

Thanks guys. Looks like the consensus is I don't have to worry about replacing the tank.

The tank is empty and I was able to wash out the inside with a hose through the 4" hole the level sensor...
09-30-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,230
Posted By StuartT

S-t-e-n-c-h !@%*(!

My 2000 57' Bayliner has a bad case of stinky sewer hoses. It looks like I am going to have to replace them, a job that grosses me out just thinking about it. I realize there are hoses that are...
08-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By StuartT

Let me throw some additional info out on my...

Let me throw some additional info out on my research.

There are 30 411's on yachtworld. The lowest priced, which is a few thousand less them the $164K NADA value on the 2005 I am buying, is a...
08-21-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By StuartT

I Need Some Fresh Thinking on Purchase

I am having a last minute dilemma. I am at the 11th hour on purchasing a Meridian 411, and may have a valuation problem. I based my offer to a large extent on Yachtworld.com asking prices of...
07-20-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,191
Posted By StuartT

Thanks again for the feedback. I was pleased to...

Thanks again for the feedback. I was pleased to see there were two boxes of spares, ie. filters, belts, zincs, impellers, etc. At least he was thinking maintenance. Question is did he do it?
07-20-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,191
Posted By StuartT

Thank you. Good advise I will take. Stuart

Thank you. Good advise I will take. Stuart
07-20-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,191
Posted By StuartT

Geese, with hours you guys are talking about, I...

Geese, with hours you guys are talking about, I feel like these two are still in the crate. Again, thanks for putting my mind at ease.
07-19-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,191
Posted By StuartT

Quick note to say I might have confused some...

Quick note to say I might have confused some folks with my signature which I just edited. That was my previous boat, which was sold and is on it's way back up the Pacific coast to Seattle as we...
07-19-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,191
Posted By StuartT

So there is not much to worry about if the...

So there is not much to worry about if the engines were trolled for extended periods of time with this few hours I take it? They ran great today when we were underway BTW. Started smoke free, no...
07-19-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,191
Posted By StuartT

Fishing with Cummins 5.9's

I am about to make an offer on a 2004 Meridian 411 with a pair of Cummins 5.9 330hp engines. There is a bait well in the cockpit on this boat and rod holders on the railings, implying the previous...
07-02-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By StuartT

Thanks. Your last sentence answered my basic...

Thanks. Your last sentence answered my basic question.
07-02-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By StuartT

Yanmar 470's vs. Cummins 370's

I'm looking at two 2004 42' Altus Ocean Alexander's for sale. One has 470 Yanmars the other 370 Cummins. Would there be an appreciable difference in fuel economy between these two? I know it takes...
08-18-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,825
Posted By StuartT

I think I have heard enough to go with the...

I think I have heard enough to go with the Tohatsu 30. It is priced right, EFI, and since it will have electric start and trim the tiller handle of the Mercury version is not applicable. Sorry...
08-18-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,825
Posted By StuartT

Now I'm getting the kind of information I was...

Now I'm getting the kind of information I was looking for. Thank you guys, awesome stuff!
08-17-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,825
Posted By StuartT

I know Mercury, Nissan and Tohatsu are all made...

I know Mercury, Nissan and Tohatsu are all made together, branded separately. Are there any others?
08-17-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,825
Posted By StuartT

That is about the price my dealer wants for the...

That is about the price my dealer wants for the Tohatsu, $4700. Is your etec a 30?

I am searching online to see if the 30 Tohatsu can be had online as suggested above. That would save me some...
08-17-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,825
Posted By StuartT

Did I pick a topic that has been beaten to death...

Did I pick a topic that has been beaten to death before? Not much response. Thanks for the two replies I did receive.
08-17-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,825
Posted By StuartT

Which 30hp OB should I choose?

I am purchasing an AB 12' RIB with St Croix steering and a 30 horse outboard. The dealer has offered the Tohatsu MFS30EPTL with EFI, the Yamaha F25LA (25hp) with single carb for the same price, or...
05-29-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,252
Posted By StuartT

I would be surprised if I could get that...

I would be surprised if I could get that transducer out without damage. I'm afraid I would be more incline to just cut the wire and leave it.
05-20-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,537
Posted By StuartT

Meaning that the existing GPS is up high on the...

Meaning that the existing GPS is up high on the wing vs. putting a puck on the dashboard which has to receive signals through a fiberglass roof.

You make a valid point regarding the age of the...
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