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$6K the yard's extract/installation work????? SERIOUSLY??? OMG, i need their salesman, LOL We would have charged no more than $2K....
That's sounds great, but I'd suggest it as somewhat un-professional to brashly toss out a number for a difficult job you likely don't understand (ever pull a W33 from a CS 36T...ever been on a CS 36T?). So some of the kids may be impressed but I am not.
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Re: About to buy, nagging engine issue - seeking advice

here is an engine install on a 36t right here from sailnet

Repowering a CS 36T

am I missing something?

whats worth 6k to install?

a boom, chain pulleys and a standard new mounts, shaft alignment, prop change etc...

if you or anybody think 6k is REASONABLE for an install then well I congratulate you

you are in the 1 percent who thinks so
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Re: About to buy, nagging engine issue - seeking advice

My Perkins 4.108 definitely needed 12-15 seconds of glow if it was cold.
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Re: About to buy, nagging engine issue - seeking advice

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That's sounds great, but I'd suggest it as somewhat un-professional to brashly toss out a number for a difficult job you likely don't understand (ever pull a W33 from a CS 36T...ever been on a CS 36T?). So some of the kids may be impressed but I am not.
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Re: About to buy, nagging engine issue - seeking advice

cb in ri.... we dont have em on ours here...is unnecesary ..mine is a quick start, when it ran..lol before it sed ka lunk...but it doesnt freeze here...ever.

and may is reinstall ka lunk month... want pix of how a lady installs an engine????
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It is my understanding that WD40 no longer has a flammable propellant and should not be used. In cold weather I hang a heat gun from the ladder and direct the heat towards the glow plugs and air intake, but not too close. Four or five minutes and 15 seconds on the glow plugs I have a quick start. 1981 Catalina 27.
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