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by mikeandanne
Mon Apr 15, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Winter projects...
Replies: 63
Views: 6758

Re: Winter projects...

Cmount,I see in your pics that you have the same tilting anchor roller as I have. I just got one of those and windlass from Good----wondering how you installed yours as I have not even had chance to scope it out yet( ice and snow still)---boat looks great in the pics,hull looks like new- I will be h...
by mikeandanne
Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:01 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: cutless bearing
Replies: 9
Views: 2330

Re: cutless bearing

Noticed you mentioned making the bore bigger--- maybe not a good idea as the bearings are designed to be installed with a certain amount of press--that being said make doubly sure the bore is free of all nicks however small---do you have the installation type tool which will press into place --- mea...
by mikeandanne
Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:06 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Now this is a Re-power
Replies: 11
Views: 2113

Re: Now this is a Re-power

Very impressive---- that is one pro job--- wonder what the tab was for that?? I don't think I could afford the keys holding the props .....lol
by mikeandanne
Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Engine oil
Replies: 30
Views: 3550

Re: Engine oil

Away on business---pm sent-----those are great articles -- sorry to see that cam pic----Mike
by mikeandanne
Sun Mar 31, 2013 10:08 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Engine oil
Replies: 30
Views: 3550

Re: Engine oil

A O B----- one question, did the rebuild come with new cams and lifters--- if so stick with the rotella or something with the zddp additives ,if not it is a question of how much you want to spend changing oil ---not knowing bearing clearances etc would probably make me stay on the safe side with the...
by mikeandanne
Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:56 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Engine oil
Replies: 30
Views: 3550

Re: Engine oil

I agree also----when your engine was built all the oils had the required additives (zinc) etc to protect flat tappet cams from wear. Metals have since been removed from passenger car oil ( roller cams now and EPA.) ,that being said Diesel engines still need the stuff and also race engines with solid...
by mikeandanne
Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 78 f32 factory swim platform
Replies: 9
Views: 1179

Re: 78 f32 factory swim platform

Thanks guys , just the info I needed---All being well and the shrink wrap can be reset I will get it home this weekend---Mike
by mikeandanne
Tue Mar 26, 2013 1:29 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 78 f32 factory swim platform
Replies: 9
Views: 1179

Re: 78 f32 factory swim platform

You got it !!!--- that is just what it looks like, or should I say will look like , if I can get it off--- that is also very nice script on the vessel name---- good job on the pic finding, thanks -- Mike
by mikeandanne
Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 78 f32 factory swim platform
Replies: 9
Views: 1179

Re: 78 f32 factory swim platform

Hi there---- the supports on mine look to be the same size and locations, only they are wood of some sort, maybe teak I hope. The platform is all wood from one side to the other with no metal except the rub rail around the edge, Wish I had some pics but have not had boat long enuf--- Mike
by mikeandanne
Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:45 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 78 f32 factory swim platform
Replies: 9
Views: 1179

Re: 78 f32 factory swim platform

Thanks for the response, I was hoping it is simple,only difference seems to be the supports as mine are wood and I believe they are attached to a bracket at the transom if my memory is still ok---- see you on the water--Mike
by mikeandanne
Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 78 f32 factory swim platform
Replies: 9
Views: 1179

78 f32 factory swim platform

Need a little help---what is involved in removing the platform as I would like to bring it and the supports home to refinish? I am 2 hours away and would like to take the correct tools with me--- am thinking it is fairly simple just not sure of the fastener sizes and can it be done from the outside ...
by mikeandanne
Sun Mar 10, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 1971 F-26 Repower Diesel or Gas?
Replies: 123
Views: 19950

Re: 1971 F-26 Repower Diesel or Gas?

Just an idea for the dipstick ------ cut off what you need for clearance with a tubing cutter then cut the same amount from the end of the dipstick itself---double check on oil fill and you are done---hope this helps , Mike
by mikeandanne
Tue Jan 15, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Windlass
Replies: 11
Views: 1556

Getaway----let me know how the install goes and what anchor roller you use.We have to do all the same things ,but there is a difference---up here that won't happen till April or May and I have not seen the boat in months---enjoy the year round boating---Mike
by mikeandanne
Sun Jan 13, 2013 10:01 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Windlass
Replies: 11
Views: 1556

P dogg---I looked at the maxwell at the boat show and liked what I saw.Read all the same things as you did.Have to say that I would like to get the good as it comes with a kit,chain,line and made in USA---trouble is the shipping to Ontario would about double the price.I used to buy race stuff from a...
by mikeandanne
Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:46 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Windlass
Replies: 11
Views: 1556

Windlass

Hi there--looking for some experienced opinions---trying to decide on a windlass and am looking at the maxwell hrc 6 & 8 models so I will have to get new rode. What size chain ,rope is ok for the f32 ? 1/4 chain/1/2 rode or 5/16 and 9/16 . Thanks Mike