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Forum: Newport   09-29-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,990
Posted By Gorey
Some of the Universals had the alternator...

Some of the Universals had the alternator attached to the AL casting that forms the cover for the valve gear. These have been known to form hair line cracks. I think Marine Diesel Direct has a retro...
Forum: Newport   09-29-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 9,056
Posted By Gorey
Look for water intrusion around the steering...

Look for water intrusion around the steering pedistal. I think the cockpit sole is laminated with balsa, water will turn it to mush. Wiring in the Newports is cast into the fiberglass and when...
Forum: Newport   09-24-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By Gorey
Thanks for the input---One of the guys on the...

Thanks for the input---One of the guys on the dock suggested that I not leave stainless fasteners attached to the rail.
He owns a company that specializes in corrison control, unfortunatly he did...
Forum: Newport   09-18-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By Gorey
Newport 30 Toe rail corrison

Has any body had any dealing with corrison on the black anodized toe rails on a Newport? I have about a dozen pin holes of various depths, most are the diameter of the lead in a #2 pencil
Forum: Newport   10-28-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 10,195
Posted By Gorey
When i bought my Newport 6 years ago one of the...

When i bought my Newport 6 years ago one of the first things was to have the heat exchanger cleaned and repaired. material from the pencil Zink can build up inside and residue that gets past the...
Forum: Newport   09-07-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 2,217
Posted By Gorey
If you have a folding prop it has to have a 3/8...

If you have a folding prop it has to have a 3/8 inch gap when the blades are closed or they won't open in reverse.
Forum: Newport   04-02-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,611
Posted By Gorey
The bonding wire is like a belt and suspenders. ...

The bonding wire is like a belt and suspenders. On newer boats the thru hull's are bonded. My boat was made in 1985 and the thru hussl look good. I did replace the Marlon plastic valves with brass.
Forum: Newport   03-30-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,527
Posted By Gorey
My Newport 30 III (1985) has a solid fiberglass...

My Newport 30 III (1985) has a solid fiberglass hull with a balsa core on the cabin top to keep the weight down.
Forum: Newport   03-30-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,611
Posted By Gorey
The marina put on a class on bonding of thru...

The marina put on a class on bonding of thru hulls. He told me that the older boats used a superior type of bronze that is highly resistant to corrosion. My N-30III shows no signs of corrosion or...
Forum: Newport   02-16-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,344
Posted By Gorey
Coastal crusing

We have had our Newport 30 out in some rough weather at Channel Islands, It does very well and stays dry. Big waves 4-6 ft will make it attempt to spin due to the fin keel. Sterring takes a bit of...
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