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Search: Posts Made By: chefuno
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-12-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By chefuno
mb10a EFI and electronic ignition conversion

Does anyone have thoughts on converting an old Volvo-Penta (Marna) gasoline motor to EFI. It seems like a great Idea to me considering that the complete kits are available for around $300. I have a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-07-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By chefuno
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-06-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By chefuno
generic starter relay for Volvo mb10a gas?

Hi all, Can any of you crack marine mechanics tell me if I can use a generic marine starter relay to replace my broken original volvo relay? The part is $45 plus shipping...way too much IMHO. I have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By chefuno
Re: Salem Harbor???

how about (free) parking?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By chefuno
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-03-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By chefuno
Salem Harbor???

will I like a mooring in Salem Harbor?
Any advice or experiences?
is it really ice free?
thanks for any help.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-26-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By chefuno
Re: Moorings on the Piscatiqua River?

Hmmm.. lots to think about. You guys are great. Just the type of info and opinion I was looking for. I'm kind of new to this. The ride from here (New London) to Bath is over three hrs. Not to mention...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-25-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By chefuno
Re: Moorings on the Piscatiqua River?

The Harbor Master said he has room at Fox Point or Adams Point. After looking over the charts my only concerns are the bridge clearances. Any thoughts? My mast is 40' above the deck...

Chart 13285...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-25-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By chefuno
Moorings on the Piscatiqua River?

Hello All, Can anyone tell me how far up the Piscatiqua River I can sail a Grampian 30 and what my options are for places to build a mooring? It's Stored up in Bath now and I live in central NH. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-19-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By chefuno
Lets assume that the motor is fine for now. I...

Lets assume that the motor is fine for now. I understand that Volvo no longer supports this MB10A (gasoline) engine. Are parts available for a rebuild?? Kits??aftermarket??
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-19-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By chefuno
Re-powering question???

Re powering question...Can any one suggest a budget minded replacement motor to replace an old Volvo Penta MB10A in 1974 Grampian 30. New diesels seem to be out my price range. Rebuilt is an option...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-14-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By chefuno
Thanks so much. Just the info I needed! You guys...

Thanks so much. Just the info I needed! You guys make yachting much less intimidating.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-14-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By chefuno
Test running an old Volvo Penta while in storage?

Hi everyone, Can anyone tell me how to test run my Volvo Penta MB10A when its out of the water? Something about disconnecting the water inlet hose and a five gallon bucket. It has not been run for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-23-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,889
Posted By chefuno
Thumbs up Re: Refinishing interior teak

@PorFin Thanks for the tips. I feel a lot more confident in tackling the job now. Much of the wood looks like it can be easily removed with only a screwdriver. The rest will have to be refinished...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-22-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 3,873
Posted By chefuno
Re: Why don't people clean their boats when selling?

I don't know but I'm glad they don't. This was a powerful negotiating point for us . It allowed me to basically steal our Grampian 30. I have plenty of elbow grease left in me so I didnt mind too...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-22-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,889
Posted By chefuno
Re: Refinishing interior teak

Very informative. We are planning the same project. My question is ... is it necessary to remove the wood to refinish it? would removing it enhance the finished result? and.... how do I approach the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-19-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By chefuno
thanks for the advice guys. Going to Ray-marine...

thanks for the advice guys. Going to Ray-marine site now.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-19-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By chefuno
choosing an autopilot for Grampian 30

can anyone recommend an auto pilot system for my Grampian 30?
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