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Search: Posts Made By: windancer1
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-10-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 2,949
Posted By windancer1
Sailcare

I have spoken to them at the sail expo shows and they took my 30 year old sails for evaluation, said that they were past hope and they sent them back shipping prepaid. I have a friend who had a main...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-02-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 5,454
Posted By windancer1
liveaboard marina in St. Petersburg

I agree with Jack. St. Pete. is a great place to hole up for a while. There are also a few more marinas that are not located near downtown. Tierra Verde, Gulfport, Maderia Beach Municp. just to name...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-25-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By windancer1
Make my own gaskets???

The volvo cylinder base gaskets are measured in the thousands of an inch. it would be very difficult to cut them from stock.

Dave R.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-03-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 1,198
Posted By windancer1
Diesal mechanic in Tampa FL

Robin, I know of two in the Saint Petersburg area that I have delt with in the past. Bluewater Marine in Gulfport(lots of experiance with Volvos, also the local volvo dealer) and Hawk Diesel in St....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-15-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By windancer1
VHFDSC/GPS compatability

I have to replace my vhf and wanted to get a ICOM but was told by the local sales rep that the ICOMS will not interface with my Garmin gps for the dsc option. Checked with ICOM and they could not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 4,481
Posted By windancer1
Recharging a Norcorld Refrigeration Unit

skibum, I have the same system (bought used at a fleamarket) after I installed it, called the local Norcold dealer to recharge was told the same thing. A freind gave me the # of his ac guy. He came...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-03-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By windancer1
cabosil

Timm40, use the cabosil and use "slightly" more mek as the cabosil will retard the harding of the resin.

Dave R.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-01-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 2,022
Posted By windancer1
Engine Dies HELP!!!

lauralee, you can crack open the fuel lines to the injectors a little and using the feed pump, let the air out. This is what a Volvo mech. told me once. But I don''t think that will solve the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-31-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 2,022
Posted By windancer1
Engine Dies HELP!!!

lauralee, just a obvious question. After replacing all filters and lines did you bleed all the air out of the top of the primary fuel filter. And then, crack open each line to the injectors and bleed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-17-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 2,022
Posted By windancer1
Engine Dies HELP!!!

Lauralee, One more thing you should check.
The fuel tank vent. Mine got plugged by corrosion once and caused the same problem. If the volvo is the original engine,given the age of the installation,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-15-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 2,755
Posted By windancer1
Non skid decks

I have the same problem, what I am going to do is re make the molded in non-skid with gel coat. Check out mini-craft.com and go to the gibco-flex page.

Dave R.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-14-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 2,022
Posted By windancer1
Engine Dies HELP!!!

lauralee,
The # for the lift(feed) pump repair kit is 834255. I paid $91.00 last year.

Hope this helps,

Dave R.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-13-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 2,022
Posted By windancer1
Engine Dies HELP!!!

lauralee,

Yes, I have the # but it is at my office. I will get it Thurs. and post it.

Dave R.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-12-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 2,022
Posted By windancer1
Engine Dies HELP!!!

All the previous responses are good, being a owner of this engine I have encountered the same problem in the past. What I found was the lift pump diaphram had a small pinhole and allowed air to work...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-02-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 1,496
Posted By windancer1
Morgan Tiger Cub 28

I am looking for any info. on this boat. I have a friend looking at one that needs restoration and I thought some orig. specs would help. Also anyone that has one or pictures would be helpful.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-26-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 3,476
Posted By windancer1
volvo md2b raw water cooled

sneuman,

I have a 5gal. tank that I keep filled with fresh water with a intake line running to a 3/4" two way valve that can select from either seawater or the tank. This has worked fine with no...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-25-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 3,476
Posted By windancer1
volvo md2b raw water cooled

Mine is over 20 years and runs great,although I flush it with fresh water after every use.

Dave R.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 1,713
Posted By windancer1
Stupid engine question

sneuman,
I have two, yes two md2bs and the dipstick screws out. As has been stated, make sure it seals good. Also when you change the oil, screw the screen out also and clean it.

Dave R.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 1,501
Posted By windancer1
Interior paneling

Jason, 5 years ago I gutted every bit of wood from the interior of my boat, it had been left open to the elements and dammaged by diesel fuel in the bilge. Not having a fortune to replace with teak I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2003
Replies: 17
Views: 2,043
Posted By windancer1
Good Portable GPS

billmac26, no one should rely totally on digital charts for navigation. updated paper should allways be close at hand.

The new gps units with waas are close down to about 25 meters or so. If you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By windancer1
Modified or true sine wave inverters

Thanks Jack, I also have a heart unit and hopefully will not have any problems.

Jim, not all laptops ar 12volts. My new dell is 14.8

Dave R.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-13-2003
Replies: 17
Views: 2,043
Posted By windancer1
Good Portable GPS

I have a Garmin 48 and a 12(backup)that have worked perfect. The 48 interfaces with my laptop for chartplotting and realtime navigation. Garmin does not offer either two but, I have seen them on EBay...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-13-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By windancer1
Modified or true sine wave inverters

Anyone out there have any trouble using laptops with a modified s/w inverter? I want to use my new dell with digital chartplotting and am worried that my Heart unit will damage either the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-27-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 2,110
Posted By windancer1
Volvo MD2B owners - need info

Jack, if you are in St. Pete Fl. Bluewater marine can help you with just about anything you need. If you are rebuilding, brngs. gask. pistons. They can order. They are the only dealer in town. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-08-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 3,040
Posted By windancer1
Volvo MD2

I rebuilt my md2 3 years ago and had no problem getting parts. One thing though, Volvo parts are expensive. What I also did was to aquire a spare parts engine for the expensive large parts. I know...
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