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by Captrichc
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Refitting a 1976 F-32 Journal
Replies: 109
Views: 12648

Re: Refitting a 1976 F-32 Journal

Carpet looks awesome.
by Captrichc
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Ford 233 issues
Replies: 8
Views: 930

Re: Ford 233 issues

Pulling the heads to have them checked and rebuilt this weekend. New gaskets and i might pull the intake and change those gaskets as well. Intake needs to come off to pull the heads anyway . Hummmm....really.... didnt look like it from the top. Might have the intake cleaned as well then if i have t...
by Captrichc
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Ford 233 issues
Replies: 8
Views: 930

Re: Ford 233 issues

Pulling the heads to have them checked and rebuilt this weekend. New gaskets and i might pull the intake and change those gaskets as well.
by Captrichc
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Refitting a 1976 F-32 Journal
Replies: 109
Views: 12648

Re: Refitting a 1976 F-32 Journal

Nice job. Ive got nothing but headaces with mine at the moment. Glad to see your enjoying it so far.
by Captrichc
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: F32 patio glass removal
Replies: 7
Views: 396

Re: F32 patio glass removal

Marina has a fork lift with long forks to launch and lift boats. This might be the easiest way then. Trying to find an engine now for the right cost and see what parts i might be able to salvage off this engine if i can if i go the long block route from michigan motors
by Captrichc
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: F32 patio glass removal
Replies: 7
Views: 396

Re: F32 patio glass removal

For sure. Have you ever made a gantry for our boat? Or seen one?
by Captrichc
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: F32 patio glass removal
Replies: 7
Views: 396

Re: F32 patio glass removal

This is great news.
by Captrichc
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: F32 patio glass removal
Replies: 7
Views: 396

F32 patio glass removal

Can someone explaine yo me how to remove the sliding door and the starboard glass on a 1974 f32. I might be pulling/replacing the starboard engine.
by Captrichc
Tue May 28, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Cappy's f32 rehab
Replies: 111
Views: 11826

Re: Cappy's f32 rehab

Agreed that wall gives structural support to the above deck.
by Captrichc
Tue May 28, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Cappy's f32 rehab
Replies: 111
Views: 11826

Re: Cappy's f32 rehab

Been up to my neck with the engine. I will switch gears and be productive this week. Try and get it done and reposrt back.
by Captrichc
Fri May 24, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Ford 233 issues
Replies: 8
Views: 930

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: 8
Views: 930

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: 8
Views: 930

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: 8
Views: 930

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: 111
Views: 11826

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...