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Search: Posts Made By: joelozzy
Forum: Islander 06-21-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By joelozzy
Re: Need Volvo MD6 Parts

'tis a shame that we're a couple of the only MD6 guys out here Dave. And figures we're looking for the same part! Well I haven't found anything yet, a friend down in the Virginia area is trying to...
Forum: Islander 06-20-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By joelozzy
Re: Need Volvo MD6 Parts

"With all the MD6 series still running they would sell a grunch of them over time, and the design cost should be amortized accordingly.

It sounds to me like your only other choices are to ante up...
Forum: Islander 06-18-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By joelozzy
Re: Need Volvo MD6 Parts

dacab06,
Elaborate on 'adapter' for the manifold? Not sure of what you're talking about. The cooling ports have to match between the manifold & the motor in order to properly get the raw water where...
Forum: Islander 06-17-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By joelozzy
Re: Need Volvo MD6 Parts

The MD6A&B models are virtually identical. And because this version of the Volvo small block diesels had such a short-lived ('75-'76) production run, it's almost impossible to find parts 37 years...
Forum: Islander 06-13-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By joelozzy
Need Volvo MD6 Parts

I'm specifically looking for an exhaust manifold on a Volvo MD6. Had corrosion forming around the 'T' fitting on the bottom side of the manifold and took it in to have my machinist friend sandblast...
Forum: Islander 06-05-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,818
Posted By joelozzy
I bought a Loos Gauge for checking tensions in...

I bought a Loos Gauge for checking tensions in the standing rig and used it to re-step my mast after I overhauled it back in 07-08. Unfortunately, I bought it after I'd already taken the mast down,...
Forum: Islander 05-25-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,865
Posted By joelozzy
Still not sure what method I'll use to secure to...

Still not sure what method I'll use to secure to the hull, oil bath or epoxy in butter dish. But will re-examine the 'under sink' area. Awfully tight with 2 thru-hulls and 2 bilge hoses (auto pump &...
Forum: Islander 05-24-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,865
Posted By joelozzy
Unfortunately I've got no extra room in the head...

Unfortunately I've got no extra room in the head to floor mount the 'ducer. Barely enough room to drop a deuce! Finding an area to mount this that is somewhat protected while still allowing me access...
Forum: Islander 05-16-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,865
Posted By joelozzy
Thanks for the info. Yes, I'm trying to avoid...

Thanks for the info. Yes, I'm trying to avoid adding another thru-hull to my existing 6-hole (soon to be 7) inventory. And I've since found several articles that explain the 'no thru-hull/bath'...
Forum: Islander 05-14-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,865
Posted By joelozzy
Islander 28 - Original depth transducer in oil bath?

I'm currently on the hard replacing a couple thru-hulls and just realized where my depth transducer is located: under the starboard settee, next to the waste holding bladder in a half-dome fluid...
Forum: Islander 05-04-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,738
Posted By joelozzy
Thanks 'Hello Sailor' for the information on...

Thanks 'Hello Sailor' for the information on protecting the wires. I will certainly be sure to do my best protecting those from foot traffic.
Forum: Islander 05-02-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,738
Posted By joelozzy
Paul, Thanks for the advice on replacing...

Paul,

Thanks for the advice on replacing thru-hulls. I've decided to replace the OEM water speed & depth transducers with a single smart sensor that does both (Airmar DST800, comes with the...
Forum: Islander 04-26-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,738
Posted By joelozzy
Average Hull Thickness, Islander 28?

I'm wondering if some of you could share the measured hull thickness of your Islander 28's? I haven't cut into the hull yet, but will be replacing all thru-hulls and would like to know in advance of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-26-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,046
Posted By joelozzy
Thanks for the info. This jives with what I found...

Thanks for the info. This jives with what I found on another post on Sailnet: http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/49544-seacock-base-1-2-thru-hull-pipe.html

We don't have many problems...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-26-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,046
Posted By joelozzy
What to do for thru-hulls smaller than 3/4"?

I'm replacing all my thru-hulls and will use flange adapters according to the Maine Sail website. Groco only makes the adapters down to 3/4", and I have two smaller diameter (1/2" & 3/8") thru-hulls...
Forum: Islander 04-24-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,568
Posted By joelozzy
Paul, I also found that the mast was leaning...

Paul,

I also found that the mast was leaning forward a bit after making the same repairs. I'm glad that I'm not the only one who observed this. Thought it was an illusion of the naked eye for the...
Forum: Islander 04-10-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By joelozzy
GulfCoastPirate, I've got a '76 Islander 28,...

GulfCoastPirate,

I've got a '76 Islander 28, I'm 6'4", 240 and have figured out a way to contort myself to fit down in the port cockpit locker. By now (thread started 6 months ago) you've probably...
Forum: Islander 04-06-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,322
Posted By joelozzy
Thanks for the assistance, found the PDF doc....

Thanks for the assistance, found the PDF doc. Here's an updated link for those who may want future ref (barring this site's re-organization!): ...
Forum: Islander 04-03-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,322
Posted By joelozzy
Islander 28, The link to the Catalina 38...

Islander 28,

The link to the Catalina 38 example of repairing a rudder tube w/grease zirks is broken. Apparently they've re-designed their websites and not re-directed old links. Oh well.

But...
Forum: Islander 03-16-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By joelozzy
Great, thanks for the info. Found the tank at...

Great, thanks for the info. Found the tank at Tankdepot.com, now comes the hard part: shipping to AK. :)
Forum: Islander 03-13-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 774
Posted By joelozzy
The original setup on my '76 2I8 was slab reefing...

The original setup on my '76 2I8 was slab reefing for the 1st & 2nd aft cringles, lines running down to turning (cheek) blocks mounted on the boom - forward to cam cleats.

The forward 1st & 2nd...
Forum: Islander 03-13-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,957
Posted By joelozzy
Paul, You've probably already figured this...

Paul,

You've probably already figured this out, but I just got back on the Sailnet forum and thought I'd chime in since I replaced the prop & shaft on Opti during haulout back in Fall of '09.
...
Forum: Islander 03-13-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By joelozzy
Haven't checked Sailnet's threads in at least...

Haven't checked Sailnet's threads in at least three years. According to the 2I8 posts, I've been missing some good advice. Good to see that you're still out here providing good DIY wisdom Paul!
...
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