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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-19-2001
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By creek
Problems with a Diesel

if you have bled the system and your starter is turning your engine over, and it still doesn''t start, you may have bad fuel. Most of us use our engines as little as possible and that old diesel...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-16-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 1,054
Posted By creek
diesel tank inspection/cleanout port

It finally happened, the 30 year-old gunky diesel got to my engine. Need help finding the proper port to install in old fiberglass tanks that will not leak. What about sealing and bedding compound?...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-16-2001
Replies: 5
Views: 3,533
Posted By creek
Gelcoat repair discoloration

diesel inspection/cleanout port
It finally happened. My gunky fuel got to the engine. Anyone know what kind of ports I can install in my fiberglass fuel tanks that will not leak and hold up to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-06-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 1,156
Posted By creek
heat exchanger gunk

I''ve encountered a nasty hardened gunk(like hardened petroleum jelly)in my aluminun heat exchanger, apparently from not flushing the system often enough, or the type of antifreeze(the green stuff). ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-06-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 1,193
Posted By creek
heat exchanger gunk

I''ve encountered a nasty hardened gunk(like hardened petroleum jelly)in my aluminun heat exchanger, apparently from not flushing the system often enough, or the type of antifreeze(the green stuff). ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-12-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1,481
Posted By creek
water down the mast

water wicks down the wires of my deck-stepped mast. There is barely room for the wires to come through the deck so caulking from underneath is not possible. I have a couple ideas for TRYING to caulk...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 1,602
Posted By creek
fuel tank problems again

gwilli mentioned installing ports on his fuel tanks. I have 33year old fiberglass tanks built into my Creekmore 30 and want to install inspection and cleanout ports on the tops of the tanks but sure...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-21-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 2,273
Posted By creek
Leakey windows

the only way to stop the leaking is to remove the windows, clean them thoroughly and rebed them using silicone caulk. Unless you remove them they will continue to leak no matter how much "goo" you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-20-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 1,677
Posted By creek
propellor zinc

Does anyone know where I can find a zinc called a "Perry-Nut"? This is a zinc that is cast in one part with the shaft-nut.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-20-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 693
Posted By creek
vinyl sloe covering

My 33 year old Creekmore 30 has a plywood sole covered with a vinyl fabric that simulates teak decking. It has held up very well but needs replacing. I can''t find same. Can anyone help? All I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-20-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 2,018
Posted By creek
vinyl cabin sole

My 33 year Creekmore 30 has a plywood sole with a vinyl covering that simulates teak decking with black caulk. The Vinyl has held up extremely well, but needs replacing because of restoration work. ...
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