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by 1995 390 express
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:31 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: standard and reverse rotation
Replies: 20
Views: 1674

goodmorning - your harmonic balancer bolt should be regular thread and they are a bitch at times. best bet is a compresor and air tools. a 1/2 inch impact gun should spin her rite out. if you do have air i would suggest a 3m product called ROLOC -its is an abrasive scotch brite pad that click onto f...
by 1995 390 express
Fri Mar 02, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: aluminum radar arch
Replies: 5
Views: 855

just wanted to say thanks for the advice. ill look into it further.
by 1995 390 express
Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:47 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: I've often wondered........
Replies: 60
Views: 6602

im 49 will be 50 around memorial day and hope its a banner boating week !!! buddy of mine has had a boat for 25 years and my brother for 4 now. got hooked and looked around for a year or so and bought my trojan/ carver mostly i was the grunt and anchor puller lol so not much experiance.no dough as a...
by 1995 390 express
Mon Feb 27, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: aluminum radar arch
Replies: 5
Views: 855

aluminum radar arch

hello all - i know there is probably not many out there with the style of my arch but i was wondering if any one has ever modified one to be able to fold down for transport. it is bolted down with 4 bolts on each side and slides in at an angle into the side windows. i am looking into cutting it a fo...
by 1995 390 express
Tue Feb 14, 2012 2:45 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Important ???? I need to make this phone call....rotation
Replies: 16
Views: 1323

or easy still remove your starter and bench test it see which way it spins and depending on what way it is mounted to the bell housing that means facing the rear of the engine or the front you can tell what way it will spin the fly wheel and the crankshaft or bring it to a starter rebuilder and they...
by 1995 390 express
Tue Feb 14, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Important ???? I need to make this phone call....rotation
Replies: 16
Views: 1323

jeff may i suggest if the engine is junk or needs rebuilding then remove anything from the front of the engine like water pump - pulleys - harmonic balancer ect. ps you ll need a puller for that part - then remove timing chain cover and on gm anyways a timing chain will mean standard rotation and re...
by 1995 390 express
Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Important ???? I need to make this phone call....rotation
Replies: 16
Views: 1323

hi jeff as far as i learned this year it cant be done due the fact that on a reverse rotation engine the crank spins the opposite way -so anything running off if like your transmission will also spin backwards and not engage.i'm sure you'll get more and better imput shortly goodluck
by 1995 390 express
Thu Feb 09, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 39 express information requested
Replies: 65
Views: 5871

hey dave- i have not measured the boat personally but i have all the manuals and it states with with swim platform it is 36'-3 3/4 inches and with platform and pulpit it is 39'-4 inches. i was in a 40'- slip last year and had the boat pulled forward to put a dinghy behind it and pulpit barely stuck ...
by 1995 390 express
Tue Feb 07, 2012 6:43 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 39 express information requested
Replies: 65
Views: 5871

hey dave - just curious as to weather or not you bought the boat ?
by 1995 390 express
Thu Jan 19, 2012 10:11 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 39 express information requested
Replies: 65
Views: 5871

hi dave welcome- i bought a 1995 last season and as of yet i only used it as a floating condo. i'm in the middle of rebuilding quite a bit of her due to neglect. the boat is solid and very easy to work on in all aspects as far as engine room compartment and all plumbing in bilges etc. i have been to...
by 1995 390 express
Mon Jan 02, 2012 2:03 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Is it OK to replace one of my Gen.5 454 with a Gen.6 motor?
Replies: 19
Views: 1847

hi unchained i just replaced 2 454 crusaders in 1995 boat with a gen 5 and a gen 6. the reason why is that the gen 6 was a brand new factory long block and just needed a few bolt ons from old engine. i could only get a remanufactured short block gen 5 right hand rotation for the starboard side. i wa...
by 1995 390 express
Tue Dec 20, 2011 7:23 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: winterizing and engine rebuilds
Replies: 7
Views: 929

sorry prowler i meant french piolot lol
by 1995 390 express
Tue Dec 20, 2011 7:20 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: winterizing and engine rebuilds
Replies: 7
Views: 929

prowler how did you make out with your wiper problem ?
by 1995 390 express
Tue Dec 20, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: winterizing and engine rebuilds
Replies: 7
Views: 929

thanks prowler was just about to say that when i saw your post
by 1995 390 express
Mon Dec 19, 2011 7:12 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: winterizing and engine rebuilds
Replies: 7
Views: 929

winterizing and engine rebuilds

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