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by Captrichc
Fri May 24, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Ford 233 issues
Replies: 5
Views: 68

Re: Ford 233 issues

Spoke to a good friend who is an old school mechanic. He says that it could be the timing chain is skipping a tooth. Which in turn could have bent a valve stem. So we are checking to see if its a valve or rings. Will keep you all posted. Ruled out timing chain. We had water in the fuel. Rectified t...
by Captrichc
Tue May 21, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Ford 233 issues
Replies: 5
Views: 68

Re: Ford 233 issues

Spoke to a good friend who is an old school mechanic. He says that it could be the timing chain is skipping a tooth. Which in turn could have bent a valve stem. So we are checking to see if its a valve or rings. Will keep you all posted.
by Captrichc
Tue May 21, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Ford 233 issues
Replies: 5
Views: 68

Re: Ford 233 issues

I did a dry compression test. 1. 115 2. 115 3. 110 4. 115 5. 070 6. 115 7. 115 8. 000 I will try a leak down test on cylinder 8 to see if i get anything different. As far as cylinders not firing is 1,8,4. And this is strickly by lifting the wires off of the distributor cap. They are arching but when...
by Captrichc
Mon May 20, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Ford 233 issues
Replies: 5
Views: 68

Ford 233 issues

So i have a dead cylinder, and a second cylinder with low compression. Both on the same side of the engine. On top of that, loose distributor cap that i cant get tight even with replacing, and on top of that 3 cylinders not firing. It has been a *** of a week. Dont know where to start.
by Captrichc
Tue May 14, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Cappy's f32 rehab
Replies: 106
Views: 6918

Re: Cappy's f32 rehab

Will check my anchor locker. Thanks. I am new to Trojans so any suggestions are helpful. Fighting with engine and ac blocked seacocks rihhnow too... But I am too stupid to give up easy... If you look at the 1st few pages of this thread you will see all of my seacocks Where completely locked up. I h...
by Captrichc
Mon May 13, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Cappy's f32 rehab
Replies: 106
Views: 6918

Re: Cappy's f32 rehab

Majority of the decks get soft on the f32s due to the anchor rope cover. They did not completely seal the core there. Im hoping we get a day with no rain lol
by Captrichc
Sun May 12, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: fuel pick up tube
Replies: 15
Views: 930

Re: fuel pick up tube

Any update on this issue?
by Captrichc
Sun May 12, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Cappy's f32 rehab
Replies: 106
Views: 6918

Re: Cappy's f32 rehab

Ill be doing the deck next weekend. I have no plans as of right now lol.
by Captrichc
Fri May 10, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Ford starter sticking
Replies: 12
Views: 740

Re: Ford starter sticking

prowlersfish wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 10:42 pm
Glad you got it !
Yes me too. It was confussing fir a bit lol.
by Captrichc
Fri May 10, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Cappy's f32 rehab
Replies: 106
Views: 6918

Re: Cappy's f32 rehab

Ordered inject-a-deck deck repair system. My deck is extremely soft. And i have a few soft spots in the fly bridge floor. If it gets me a few seasons ill be happy untill i redo the decking. Pics and video to follow. Hopefully next weekend.
by Captrichc
Fri May 10, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Cappy's f32 rehab
Replies: 106
Views: 6918

Re: Cappy's f32 rehab

Also found the greatest thing to wash your boat with. Clorox toilet bowl cleaner. Its the most amazing stuff on the planet to use. And its ridiculously cheap.
by Captrichc
Fri May 10, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Cappy's f32 rehab
Replies: 106
Views: 6918

Re: Cappy's f32 rehab

Toe kicks are done for the deck. Finally. Finished up all of the hoses for the head. Now its getting the genny installed and moving the batteries..
by Captrichc
Fri May 10, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Reviving an old topic
Replies: 7
Views: 736

Re: Reviving an old topic

Just saw this. I will have to do the same. The gutter will be coming off of mine soon for repair.
by Captrichc
Fri May 10, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: WayWeGo Repairs and Improvements
Replies: 38
Views: 6760

Re: WayWeGo Repairs and Improvements

Very nice . I havent started on that project. Its on the list but i have more pressing things to do first lol
by Captrichc
Mon May 06, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Refitting a 1976 F-32 Journal
Replies: 101
Views: 6983

Re: Refitting a 1976 F-32 Journal

Really really nice. I want to soda blast the bottom next spring. Looks really really clean.