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by mrrudely
Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 89 mid cabin fuel level sender
Replies: 0
Views: 9

89 mid cabin fuel level sender

does anyone know how to access the fuel sending units in the fuel tanks?
I'm thinking some kind of access hole has to be cut
by mrrudely
Mon Jan 25, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 89 mid cabin fuel in crankcase
Replies: 4
Views: 50

Re: 89 mid cabin fuel in crankcase

thanks guys for your moral support
mechanic installed new fuel pump this morning
engine started right up never ran better
oil pressure is up
nothing smoking
no strange noises
amazing!
by mrrudely
Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 89 mid cabin fuel in crankcase
Replies: 4
Views: 50

89 mid cabin fuel in crankcase

not sure if this is of any interest but here goes: we bought the boat about 20 months ago (with 2 much neglected 454's) we changed the mechanical fuel pump on the starboard engine day one after 20 months and about 50 hours running time we discovered a catastrophic fuel pump failure and pulled 8 gall...
by mrrudely
Fri Dec 18, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 89 mid cabin bilge leak
Replies: 4
Views: 201

Re: 89 mid cabin bilge leak

thank you for that but you leave me a little confused I am seeing the fiberglass of the stringers sitting flush with the hull are you referring to the wood within the fiberglass? and that there is a natural conduit within? that would certainly leave a pathway if there were any kind of crack in the f...
by mrrudely
Thu Dec 17, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 89 mid cabin bilge leak
Replies: 4
Views: 201

89 mid cabin bilge leak

While in the process of changing fuel lines (fuel pump to carburetor) I accidentally let the gasoline from the old lines into the bilge The next day I noticed the cabin smelled like gasoline The forward bilge had about 1" of gasoline smelling water and the mid cabin blige had a bit as well I dried e...
by mrrudely
Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: garmin 180 chip
Replies: 0
Views: 295

garmin 180 chip

I have a Garmin 180 chip labeled offshore
new york to block 1
mgus184sl

if this is of any use to anyone I would be happy to mail it
by mrrudely
Thu Nov 12, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 10 meter mid cabin forward hatch gasket
Replies: 2
Views: 320

10 meter mid cabin forward hatch gasket

need to replace forward hatch gasket (above v-berth)
cannot tell exactly what size or what material
is there a factory replacement?
any ideas?
thx
rr
by mrrudely
Tue Oct 27, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 10 meter mid cabin steering
Replies: 5
Views: 496

Re: 10 meter mid cabin steering

thank you
I would describe it as a ratchet sound/feel at the helm
doesn't feel right to me but if ain't broke i'm not fixing it
rr
by mrrudely
Mon Oct 26, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 10 meter mid cabin steering
Replies: 5
Views: 496

10 meter mid cabin steering

I have a clicking feel when turning either port or starboard
it does not feel smooth
any thoughts
thx
rr
by mrrudely
Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 10 meter mid cabin bilge pump float switch
Replies: 7
Views: 837

10 meter mid cabin bilge pump float switch

I recently replaced a float switch with a rule 35a It is sticking in the up position I took it apart and cleaned it and it worked for a very short while it is now sticking again it was exposed to anti freeze (engine is being worked on) have no idea if that has anything to do with the problem I need ...
by mrrudely
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 89 mid cabin bad valve lifter noise
Replies: 6
Views: 672

Re: 89 mid cabin bad valve lifter noise

turns out to be a stuck valve in #8
causing a bent push rod
by mrrudely
Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 89 mid cabin bad valve lifter noise
Replies: 6
Views: 672

Re: 89 mid cabin bad valve lifter noise

can bad gas burn up a valve in less than 30 hrs?
by mrrudely
Wed Aug 19, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 89 mid cabin bad valve lifter noise
Replies: 6
Views: 672

89 mid cabin bad valve lifter noise

the boat has twin 454's port engine developed what seems to be a lifter noise mechanic did a compression check and found number 8 at 50psi all the rest were good he thinks burned valve because of bad gas we bought the boat after it had been sitting for at least 5 years did compression check then and...
by mrrudely
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 89 mid cabin windshield wipers
Replies: 3
Views: 1023

Re: 89 mid cabin windshield wipers

thank you
new arms or new springs?
any idea where to get either?
by mrrudely
Mon Jul 20, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 89 mid cabin windshield wipers
Replies: 3
Views: 1023

89 mid cabin windshield wipers

windshield wipers have no downward pressure on the glass
anyone know if springs may be missing, or?
thx
rr