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03-12-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By Danf

The few cents a liter saving for ethanol based...

The few cents a liter saving for ethanol based fuels over here in Australia is just not worth the effort according to some motoring bodies. According to road test reports, vehicles actually lose fuel...
02-15-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,047
Posted By Danf

Is Zinc Chromate paint still available?

Is Zinc Chromate paint still available?
02-11-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,909
Posted By Danf

Picture of old floor and new Coosa board which...

Picture of old floor and new Coosa board which was glassed on both sides. Top side is...
02-09-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,909
Posted By Danf

I have just had a closer look at your photo of...

I have just had a closer look at your photo of the bulkheads. You have bigger fuel tanks than what I have and hence one less bulkhead.
02-09-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,909
Posted By Danf

Surely there is a difference between foam filling...

Surely there is a difference between foam filling between bulkheads that are 400 mm apart in "Palers" original question concerning his Kevlacat, than core filling in the case of Boston Whalers. Is it...
02-09-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,909
Posted By Danf

I have a same sized Kevlacat. I replaced the...

I have a same sized Kevlacat. I replaced the timber floor a year ago with what they call Coosa board, a composite polyurethane foam reinforced with layers of fibreglass. I also filled all the hull...
02-06-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,110
Posted By Danf

This is from their...

This is from their site.https://bellmarine.com.au/boating-accessories/anchor-winch-kits/viper-pro-series-ii-1000-micro-winch-bundle-100m-rope-chain-kit-plus-much-more-copy/
"Bundled with 100mtrs of...
02-06-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,110
Posted By Danf

Sorry about that. I search on threads so that I...

Sorry about that. I search on threads so that I don't start a new one on a subject already talked about.
02-05-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,110
Posted By Danf

I notice that a lot of drum anchor winches...

I notice that a lot of drum anchor winches (windlasses) over here are being sold with very small diameter lines, basically to fit more onto the drum I presume.
The lines packaged with these smaller...
02-02-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,858
Posted By Danf

Over here, the few cents a liter saving is...

Over here, the few cents a liter saving is usually offset by a loss in fuel economy. At least this is what some of the vehicle motoring bodies are stating.
For me a few cents a liter saving is just...
02-02-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,858
Posted By Danf

Just for me to understand the price difference...

Just for me to understand the price difference between E10 and regular. Over here in Australia, E10 sells for a few cents a liter less. Around 3 cents or so.
I read that over there it sells for $2 a...
01-28-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By Danf

Are you saying that the driveshaft will become...

Are you saying that the driveshaft will become damaged because of the looseness of the bolts and the resulting misalignment?
01-23-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,147
Posted By Danf

Just for curiosity, what is your fuel usage at...

Just for curiosity, what is your fuel usage at "normal" and at wot running?
01-23-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,073
Posted By Danf

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_DVmEqHoiY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_DVmEqHoiY
01-07-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By Danf

How low can you go?

Over the years I have noticed outboard engines sitting, while at rest, at different heights above the water line.
Some sit fairly high with what I expect the exhaust outlet ports well above the...
01-05-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By Danf

Thanks for that. Another thing I have noticed,...

Thanks for that.
Another thing I have noticed, is that when I removed the thermostat, there is water left behind in the hollow. This water runs out if the motor is tilted fully up and turned to...
01-05-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By Danf

Yamaha F70A cooling system flow path

Hi,
I am have been searching online for a diagram that shows the cooling water flow paths for an F70A Yamaha, but I can not find anything.
I notice there is a fuel cooler and I presume there is...
12-22-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Danf

Thanks for that.

Thanks for that.
12-21-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Danf

Thru Hull Transducer on Transom.

A contradiction in terms, but just wondering if anyone has tried this setup. My idea is to make a bracket which is an extension along a flat horizontal part of the hull. The flow of water should be...
12-17-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By Danf

When you say " point the thrust inward", are you...

When you say " point the thrust inward", are you referring to "toeing in the motors" in terms of alignment?
Does this give you extra stern lift?
12-09-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By Danf

While I am all for technology, sometimes the...

While I am all for technology, sometimes the simple things work just as well.
I like the water pressure gauge mounted up on the dash where I can quickly see what my pressure is.
I prefer this than...
12-09-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By Danf

Do you really need a NMEA connection? I just run...

Do you really need a NMEA connection? I just run a couple of analog gauges (two motors) connected by 3/16'' tubing up to dash. No NMEA connection but it is reliable and easy to flush water through...
11-22-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Danf

Thanks

Thanks
11-22-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Danf

Koden csv128

Hi, I have a Si-Tex / Koden CSV128 and would like to fit an Airmar P319 Thru Hull transducer to it.
I just need to know if any P319 will be ok, or are there some subtle differences that I need to...
02-26-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By Danf

Need a little advice. I currently have a Koden...

Need a little advice. I currently have a Koden cvs128 FF coupled to a Radarsonics 600W TM transducer. I notice on the Radarsonics website that there is a 1kW TM transducer available, model 265.
I...
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