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Forum: Diesel   07-29-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 2,880
Posted By gulftex
Re: Universal M25 Knock?

remove oil filter cut open look for metal,nometal pull injectors,they will knock like a rod.When it knocks open injector lines one at time if noise stopes that cylinder is where the problem is.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-31-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By gulftex
Re: Should an autopilot be this loud?

I have the same autopilot and it makes the same noise.New belt and ajustment did not help.
c34 #13
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-30-2012
Replies: 76
Views: 7,302
Posted By gulftex
Re: Too good to be true??? Help me ASAP!!

hire adiver to check out bottom
34 catalina hull#13
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-05-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,685
Posted By gulftex
Re: compressed natural gass

If you will look at c34 international web sight under projects,there is an adapter you can make and you can fill tanks at cng auto pumps
c34 hull 13
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-15-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 6,113
Posted By gulftex

I installed mine about six years ago,have problems with it cooling in summer,does great in winter.Placed seven inch fan blowing into condencer,this helped.It looks like your unit is placed to close...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-21-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 7,644
Posted By gulftex
Denise Unit does have extra fan. I think keel...

Unit does have extra fan. I think keel cooler would wood be to expensive for a 500.00 unit ,lake temp get to 85 degrees in summer.Thanks for your intrest
and suggestion
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-20-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 7,644
Posted By gulftex
Norcold kit

I have one of these units in my 34 catalina.The first one would not cool below 40 degrees.Nocold sent a new unite and it was installed by a marina mechanic.That was about 5 years ago.It works good in...
Forum: Provisioning   01-28-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 10,749
Posted By gulftex
Coupler screws on grill propane tank,screw small...

Coupler screws on grill propane tank,screw small green propan bottle on other end. Turn on large tank and fill small bottle
EZ fill propane coupler Google MacCoupler
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-17-2011
Replies: 59
Views: 23,365
Posted By gulftex
Unhappy pilothouse boats

I have been looking at a 1983 Islander Freeport.Really a nice boat.The thing that bothers me is the Pathfinder engine.Every thing I have heard is not good,parts hard to find,machanics don't like...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-08-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,380
Posted By gulftex
trading sailboat

This guy must be from never never land
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-06-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,616
Posted By gulftex
insurance claim

My boat was hit by indirect strike seven years ago.Insurance was with boat u.s.The first thing they did was have the boat hauled,survery came the next day to look at bottom for holes and burns.All...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-29-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,367
Posted By gulftex
water pump impeller

I replace my impeller every two years.I also have a unaversal engine I have installed a screen in the water line betwen the pump and the heat exchanger,catching broken parts of impeller.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-06-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,238
Posted By gulftex
c34 starting problem

I have a 1986 c34.Ihad the same problem,I had to use both battries to start.I relaced all battry cables with larger ones (welding leads) Battries were so far from engine small cables could not handle...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-11-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 9,463
Posted By gulftex
snakes and spiders

Scares me,I think I'll buy some snake leggins.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-08-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 4,221
Posted By gulftex
Smile Lake Texoma

Texoma is the place to be.I have a 34 catalina at Highport Marina,slips have covered walkways,winter water,great restrant(party time late at night),30 to 40 minutes closer to Plano than Cedar Mills...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-22-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,456
Posted By gulftex
shaft log hose

I have a 1986 Catalina 34 - hull no. 13. I need to replace the shaft log hose.
can this be done with the boat in the water, or does the boat need to be hauled out?

Sailing dog - sorry about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-21-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 5,685
Posted By gulftex
shaft log hose

I have a 1986 catalina hull #13.Can the shaft log hose be replaced with out hauling boat,if so how much water will enter boat
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-21-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,495
Posted By gulftex
I'm at Texoma,this has been going on for 20years...

I'm at Texoma,this has been going on for 20years that I know of.When the water water get to 60 degrees the alerge will stop growing.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-13-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,829
Posted By gulftex
Allen Go to catalina 34 association.Look in...

Go to catalina 34 association.Look in projects,there is list of needed parts to make adapter and how to use.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-13-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 7,347
Posted By gulftex
m25 universal

I have a m25.This engine is a kobota. Go to catalina 34 association,projects shows rebuild,parts manual.Find a better mechanic
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-02-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,829
Posted By gulftex
hankjordon I also have CNG on my 34 catalina.Go...

hankjordon I also have CNG on my 34 catalina.Go to the 34 catalina association website then to projects,there is an adapter with instructions on how to make one as well as how to use it at CNG...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-29-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 4,932
Posted By gulftex
engine not starting

Don't know what engine you have.If water gets on top of piston,the engine will lock up until water is removed.Check to see if your engine has a compression release,if it does hold it open and spin...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-16-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 4,784
Posted By gulftex
close seacocks

I close mine when leaving the boat,only have four.Boat sank at my marina due to ac hose coming off seacock

Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 4,126
Posted By gulftex
fast boats

crusingdad is correct, I sail on Lake Texoma.The go go boats do not pay attention to rules of the road.I have a friend who was hit by speeding boat at night,power boat operator was below and had...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-20-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 4,950
Posted By gulftex
Yanmar won't start

I've heard of this before.Fuel tank had to be cleaned.Replace or clean your filters remove fuel line from tank and place in can of fuel ,start bleeding at filter and work your way to lines on...
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