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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-20-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,476
Posted By ntheyer
I use a 1307 from NAPA for my MD11C. Not...

I use a 1307 from NAPA for my MD11C.

Not sure if that will help you though!

Perhaps it might help you cross reference something.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-30-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 2,255
Posted By ntheyer
I bought an inflatable dinghy last fall from...

I bought an inflatable dinghy last fall from Sailnet. The price was excellent, but I would definitely reconsider in the future. I had a problem with the boat leaking air straight out of the box...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-30-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 2,255
Posted By ntheyer
You're in Grand Rapids... That means you must...

You're in Grand Rapids... That means you must ABSOLUTELY go to Wolf's Marine in St. Joseph/Benton Harbor. Their website is basically useless, but the selection and availability of products are...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-11-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 5,865
Posted By ntheyer
Not sure if I'm allowed to post this, but I have...

Not sure if I'm allowed to post this, but I have a 1980 Hughes 35 for sale on Lake Michigan. This is an S&S designed boat, built in Ontario and very popular in Canada.

She is a very stable...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-16-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,408
Posted By ntheyer
Not sure exactly where in the step it is leaking,...

Not sure exactly where in the step it is leaking, but whenever I find water ingress, I go to large lengths to stop it as quickly as possible. I would duct tape plastic sheeting around the mast and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-16-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By ntheyer
The color looks ok to me. In terms of the other...

The color looks ok to me. In terms of the other crack... not my area of expertise. Reinforcing is easy, so I would just go ahead and do it if you were really concerned. Good luck.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-28-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,109
Posted By ntheyer
What is the best Make/Model Marine Head?

I am looking to replace my old Groco HF Marine head. The pump body has split from freezing and it is otherwise caked with salt residue and in general, poor conditon from the previous owner.

Any...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-27-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 5,443
Posted By ntheyer
The golf cart batteries are probably the most...

The golf cart batteries are probably the most valued style for long term cruising. They can withstand discharges the best of all batteries out there. I would agree with you though that the one in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-24-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,770
Posted By ntheyer
I would definitely fix that. I would be worried...

I would definitely fix that. I would be worried about water ingress into the laminate and eventually causing more problems. Personally, I would do it myself by grinding it down until I was at solid...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-24-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By ntheyer
Boatlife works well with teak if you use their...

Boatlife works well with teak if you use their primer specifically for teak. The primer is expensive ($16.00 or more for a half pint or so) but works very well.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-11-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,861
Posted By ntheyer
Also, there are the five screw holes in the mast...

Also, there are the five screw holes in the mast already for the screws to mount directly into the mast... The mounting bracket seems to negate the five good holes in the mast already.. I really...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-11-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,861
Posted By ntheyer
That's an interesting idea... I think I may do...

That's an interesting idea... I think I may do that... Will fiberglass not crack and break from the stresses on the winch?

Hmmm, you've definitely got me thinking...:cool:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-11-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,861
Posted By ntheyer
Mounting blocks for mast mounted winches!

I have a 1980 Hughes 35. Someone stole the two halyard winches off that mast and took the blocks that go between the base of the winch and the mast.

Where the heck do I find replacements? I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-19-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 11,303
Posted By ntheyer
Thanks for the post... I was able to return all...

Thanks for the post... I was able to return all of the parts.. no restocking fee. The people over at www.marinepartsexpress.com have been excellent to work with. Matt Chandler was the rep I worked...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 11,303
Posted By ntheyer
What kind of compression numbers are good for a...

What kind of compression numbers are good for a diesel?

I have an idea with gasoline, but not diesel.

Thanks,

Nicholas
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 11,303
Posted By ntheyer
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 11,303
Posted By ntheyer
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 3,224
Posted By ntheyer
Recommend Repower Engine to work with Volvo 110S saildrive? Help!

I have a 1980 Volvo MD11C that is basically done for. It looks like the heads are shot due to general wear and the cost to replace is $1500 per head, so $3000 for both. Once you add the $1500 in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 11,303
Posted By ntheyer
I know, these part prices are unbelievable. It...

I know, these part prices are unbelievable. It makes no sense. No one will buy these motors once they realize the part prices...

Personally I am already looking into what a good repower will be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-15-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 11,303
Posted By ntheyer
Major stumbling block.... Just brought the whole...

Major stumbling block.... Just brought the whole deal to the machine shop this am.... he says the heads are probably shot due to worn valve seats. He is going to magnaflux and clean them up to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-14-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 11,303
Posted By ntheyer
The cylinder liner kits cost me $490 each...

The cylinder liner kits cost me $490 each including piston and liner.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-14-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 11,303
Posted By ntheyer
The heads are not cracked. All honing etc. will...

The heads are not cracked. All honing etc. will be done by an experienced machine shop that is used to working on this engine. Basically I am just doing assembly/disassembly.. All of the precison...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-14-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 11,303
Posted By ntheyer
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-14-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 11,303
Posted By ntheyer
Thanks for all of the great info. I have a...

Thanks for all of the great info. I have a compressor and impact wrench so I just have to get the right socket.

In terms of pistons, they look dirty, but I bought new ones in any case. I also...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-13-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 11,303
Posted By ntheyer
Ok, I'm making some progress. My question is how...

Ok, I'm making some progress. My question is how did you secure the engine to remove the flywheel nut? Is is reverse thread also? My starter is pretty rusty, but I'll get the make and model info...
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