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03-25-2019, 02:34 PM
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Posted By cometgt390

I'm sure if you want to buy it, John will "make...

I'm sure if you want to buy it, John will "make it right"
03-25-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 320,253
Posted By cometgt390

Smile Sea Trial

Check Worton Creek's Facebook Page for a real fresh 10 sec video of the Sea Trial ! How about another 10 sec of the WOT portion?
03-19-2019, 03:50 PM
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Views: 320,253
Posted By cometgt390

I know where I'd like to be on Friday. If the...

I know where I'd like to be on Friday. If the crabs ain't awake now, they will be on Friday!!!!!
12-28-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,716
Posted By cometgt390

B series Cummins have a good cooling system. It...

B series Cummins have a good cooling system. It is hard if not impossible to warm them up sitting at the dock. They need more load to get warm.
11-16-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,934
Posted By cometgt390

As we used to say in the car business, "there's...

As we used to say in the car business, "there's an ass for every seat"! (just not a lotta asses!!!!!!!!)
08-31-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,162
Posted By cometgt390

Unfortunately this afternoon, parts of York and...

Unfortunately this afternoon, parts of York and Lancaster County were hit by record rainfalls. Mt Joy had over 10 inches. All this water is fed into the Susquehanna River by local creeks and rivers....
08-26-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,689
Posted By cometgt390

Kestrel, listen to Corndog 38. He knows Cummins...

Kestrel, listen to Corndog 38. He knows Cummins !!!!!!!!
08-26-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,689
Posted By cometgt390

Kestrel, you need to do some investigating. This...

Kestrel, you need to do some investigating. This is NOT a CUMMINS engine. The base is some kind of European engine, VW or some Italian thing. Parts support and support in general is practically nil....
08-26-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,689
Posted By cometgt390

If that's the Cummins/Mercuiser engine , you need...

If that's the Cummins/Mercuiser engine , you need to do some serious research. Different critter than Cummins. Boat Diesel would be a good starting part.
08-23-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 320,253
Posted By cometgt390

Slick, I sorta thought they might be closer to...

Slick, I sorta thought they might be closer to completion. Any talk of when?
08-18-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,850
Posted By cometgt390

Damn few dealership techs have the measuring...

Damn few dealership techs have the measuring tools let alone the ability to measure piston/ bore clearances. I'm not being critical of them. If they are not replacing the short block assy with...
08-05-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,119
Posted By cometgt390

Guys, with 4 to 5 inches of rain in York and...

Guys, with 4 to 5 inches of rain in York and Lancaster Counties in South Central Pa, Friday Nite and Saturday, more water is coming downstream. Safe Harbor Dam flow is more than double what it was 2...
08-02-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,119
Posted By cometgt390

Last I checked, Maryland has a few rivers that...

Last I checked, Maryland has a few rivers that also flow into the Bay. Same amount of debris and sediment in water, dams or no dams. Just sayin.
07-26-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,668
Posted By cometgt390

Just got back from Susquehanna River upstream...

Just got back from Susquehanna River upstream from Safe Harbor Dam. LOTS of big 50+ ft stuff coming at you. Be careful.
07-25-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,668
Posted By cometgt390

If the Conowingo Dam doesn't catch the trash,...

If the Conowingo Dam doesn't catch the trash, trees etc coming downstream, the upper bay is going to be trashed for weeks. Reminds me of Agnes 1972. Safe harbor flow rate is almost 40X what it was...
07-22-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 320,253
Posted By cometgt390

2nd hand info from a trusted source. Boat is...

2nd hand info from a trusted source. Boat is almost finished and John has a prospective buyer. All hands working to finish. Source is coordinating a repair that can't start until Spencer is finished....
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-27-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 933
Posted By cometgt390

Your insurance should handle this. If they feel...

Your insurance should handle this. If they feel the dealership is at fault, they will subrogate the claim to the dealership. Typically if the car was outside the building before or after servicing,...
05-22-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By cometgt390

Had a 95 with 330hp cummins. Heavy, with full...

Had a 95 with 330hp cummins. Heavy, with full fuel and water + dinghy and 15hp merc on swim platform, boat would be just about RPMs and knots the same. ie 2400 rpm == 24 knots. At 2950 rpms == 31...
05-05-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,486
Posted By cometgt390

New Car Dealer for 40 years. When asked for...

New Car Dealer for 40 years. When asked for "what's your best price", my answer was always MSRP. That changes the landscape and lets you get back to selling the entire experience!
04-15-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By cometgt390

2nd on Jim Stitz. Used to work for J&T. Did some...

2nd on Jim Stitz. Used to work for J&T. Did some work for me on Cummins. I'd have him on my boat in a nano second if I needed a DD guy !!!!!!!
04-07-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By cometgt390

This might not be the area to learn how to make...

This might not be the area to learn how to make you own hoses. If the fitting that goes into the oil pan leaks or fails, you may be buying an engine. Just food for thought. Any diesel marine engines...
02-14-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,625
Posted By cometgt390

If you are using a raw water pump port, you MAY...

If you are using a raw water pump port, you MAY need to restrict the flow. The PSS needs nowhere near the flow/pressure you get at the pump. Some have used needle valves or a drilled restrictor (...
02-11-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 320,253
Posted By cometgt390

The hulls were not. Double diagonal mahogany...

The hulls were not. Double diagonal mahogany planking over steam bent and sawn oak frames. I've got the BuShips spec book if you want to build one. Family worked at Annapolis Yacht Yard during War II.
02-11-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 320,253
Posted By cometgt390

That's nuthin ! A WW 2 Annapolis built Vosper 72'...

That's nuthin ! A WW 2 Annapolis built Vosper 72' PT boat burned 450+ GPH of 100 octane
aviation gas at 40+ knots. 3 Packard 4M-2500 supercharged V-12's. Now that's CRUSIN !!!
01-23-2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By cometgt390

If you changed the cam seal, did you get the cam...

If you changed the cam seal, did you get the cam back in the same timing that it was in before the work ????
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