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Heat Exchanger

Discussion in 'Catalina 310' started by paulj, Jul 17, 2017. Add this thread to a FAQ

  1. paulj

    paulj

    Joined Mar 16, 2007
    1,215 posts, 10 likes
    Catalina 310
    US Anacortes,Wa
    New brackets for heat exchange fit just fine.



    dbpaul :hook2:


    now back to cable project
     

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  2. rukidn

    rukidn

    Joined Apr 23, 2012
    74 posts, 1 likes
    Catalina 310
    US Sandusky, OH
    Sure looks wide open without the bulkhead. How long to R&R the bulkhead?
     


  3. paulj

    paulj

    Joined Mar 16, 2007
    1,215 posts, 10 likes
    Catalina 310
    US Anacortes,Wa
    15 to 20 minutes..............
     


  4. valcour

    valcour

    Joined Mar 6, 2008
    245 posts, 2 likes
    Catalina 310
    US Scott Creek, VA
    Paul do you have part numbers or supplier for new heat exchanger brackets? Both of mine cracked right by the bolt.
     


  5. jviss

    jviss

    Joined Feb 5, 2004
    2,134 posts, 144 likes
    Tartan 3800
    US Westborough Westport, MA
    You should get some more paint on that heat exchanger.
     


  6. valcour

    valcour

    Joined Mar 6, 2008
    245 posts, 2 likes
    Catalina 310
    US Scott Creek, VA
    Does copper really need paint? Mine (now) has some bare spots as well.
     


  7. jviss

    jviss

    Joined Feb 5, 2004
    2,134 posts, 144 likes
    Tartan 3800
    US Westborough Westport, MA
    Paint everything! Seriously, though, yes I think it does. It will turn green. Might last forever, but it's corrosion, after all.
     


  8. marchem

    marchem

    Joined Nov 16, 2012
    487 posts, 29 likes
    Catalina 310, 2000, #31
    US Santa Cruz, CA Santa Cruz
    I've never looked closely at it (the bulkhead, that is); is it pretty easy to remove? Sure does make working on that side of the engine a whole lot easier!!
     


    Last edited: Dec 12, 2017
  9. CTS

    CTS

    Joined Dec 5, 2017
    16 posts, 8 likes
    Catalina 310
    323 Dreamcatcher us Pine Grove, Pa Middle River, Md
    Hmmmm, is there something else I should be looking at?

    Mike
     


  10. DaveJ

    DaveJ

    Joined Apr 2, 2013
    206 posts, 44 likes
    Catalina 310
    Ca Niagara-on-the-Lake
    I took my bulkhead out to replace the transmission. Most of the trim pieces and screws were easy, but there are a couple of screws that are hidden behind some trim in the head. I ended up splitting a piece of wood trim because I didn't notice these.
    I guess it took about an hour to remove, but really opened up the working space.

    Cheers
     



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