Just reread your post... I think they should install defibrillator s at all marine supply locations ...errr
But. Was wondering what did you use to cover / protect your mount?
I think the previous owner thought he was doing a good thing by coating the metal portion of the mounts with some sort...
Anyone have any thoughts on replacing motor mounts ???
I have a Yanmar 30GM in a cat 320 . Yanmar mounts are going for about 250 a piece ..ouch...
Anyone heard of Dual-Flex mounts and have any feed back on them
Thanks for the reply! I get what your saying about the pivoting . Problem is I'm out of adjustment . So short of elongating the holes I'm not sure what to do . It seems like an extreme measure to go to , you'd think there would be enough adjustment as is. I just don't want to forge ahead when I...
Had my 320 out of the water did the bottom, replaced the shaft and the cutlas .
My question is about the shaft and engine alignment. How perfect does it have to be? The info I have says .003 all around the flange . And that up and down is the most important, which leads me to believe...
Found the problem !!! After reading your inputs and a little research fond a corroded connecter between the start button and the starter solenoid .
I new changing the oil wasn't the problem !
I checked for any wires that might have been knocked off after changing the filter and cleaning that area but couldn't see anything out of place. Was going to check voltage at the starter solenoid but need to check which pin is which
Okay what happened?
Started engine after sitting for a couple of months with no problem. Shut it down and changed the oil. Then hit the starter and nothing!!!. All looks normal ,power to gauges when the key is turned on, just nothing when I hit the start button ???
It's a Yanmar 3GM30 in a /96...
Thank you for your responses !
One thing that scared me was an issue with clearance in the through hull. I was "told " that the bellows with the PPS system is less supportive and could allow for a little more movement of the shaft and possible chafing with the glass in the through hull.
Happy New year!
I'm replacing the original brass shaft in my Catalina 320. Just wondering what your thoughts are on a PPS drip less seal????
I've talked to a few boat yards and have some conflicting reports.
Help me make up my mind !!!!