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by larryeddington
Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: replacement distributors
Replies: 7
Views: 278

Re: replacement distributors

Pertronix clariied any questions I had. It was simple as there are only 2 wires going into distributor. Ignition wire to red wire on distributor black ire to plus side of coil and . Oh crap I do not remember but somewhere is a diagram and protronix will help. They ere excellent there.
by larryeddington
Mon May 25, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Bow rail up grade
Replies: 5
Views: 161

Re: Bow rail up grade

I bought the last bow pulpit rail kit Beacon had and have had it or several years. All parts struts and connection to existing rail are present. I wound up not using. I checked and it fits all the F boats including F-28 through F-36. I do not need.
by larryeddington
Thu May 07, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Remember to change your impeller (s)
Replies: 3
Views: 1355

Re: Remember to change your impeller (s)

mine disintegrated in the F28, changing now and changing the F36 next.
by larryeddington
Thu May 07, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Distributors Chry 318 and Crusader 270
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Re: Distributors Chry 318 and Crusader 270

I purchased my Billet Pertronix distributors through Summit racing and double checked with pertronix.com support to be sure correct. They were for my Crusaders 270 (same one for the big block) They offer them for 318 Chryslers also. There is a difference chev vs chry and that is that the cam gear is...
by larryeddington
Fri May 01, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Distributors Chry 318 and Crusader 270
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Distributors Chry 318 and Crusader 270

This may get a bit windy. My 84 Tri-Cabin has 270 Crusaders and for 2 years or more have had difficulty getting them to run correctly. I had both carbies rebuilt by expert Cliff Ruggles and idle was perfect but port engine would backfire over 2200 RPM. Double checking timing and wiring all was perfe...
by larryeddington
Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Tips for reinstalling removable cabin roof on a 36' Tricabin
Replies: 4
Views: 373

Re: Tips for reinstalling removable cabin roof on a 36' Tricabin

My son and I did ours to get the frig in. I am sorry I do not remember what sealer I used was from West Marine I think butyl sulfide. Put the bead down then set the roof put in the screws. After putting headliner in place we masked the groove in top off and filled with the same sealer and smooth. Ne...
by larryeddington
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016
Replies: 62
Views: 17190

Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Rest assured Aaron's memory is alive and well with this group and you can count on this group to help in any it can.
by larryeddington
Mon May 20, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Crusader 270 fuel line leaking
Replies: 1
Views: 1142

Crusader 270 fuel line leaking

Anyone had the inverted flare fitting on the steel fuel line from fuel pump to carby leak. It is double flared. I am thinking the fix will be with 3/8 copper using the steel ending fittings and of course use double flares. thoughts, I like the steel line but has some rust and think copper will seal ...
by larryeddington
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Siezed Engine Drain Plugs - Alt Method to Drain Coolant
Replies: 1
Views: 890

Re: Siezed Engine Drain Plugs - Alt Method to Drain Coolant

careful I had some stuck ones in Chryslers and some twisted off and had to used chisel to get the leaves out. I bought a set o 8 point sockets to use on square plugs and use 1/2 extension to turn internal plugs. Lot o extra work but got them out. Replaced with brass ones.
by larryeddington
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: New to the forum. Hi.
Replies: 14
Views: 3107

Re: New to the forum. Hi.

Welcome fellow f36 owner, have pretty much been through most all systems on mine, including new toilets and plumbing.
by larryeddington
Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Starter Humming
Replies: 10
Views: 2418

Re: Starter Humming

Look through inspection window or with starter out. Ring gear should solid against the shoulder of the flywheel if any gap it will need to be repaired. Ring gears are available, flywheel not available new.
by larryeddington
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Starter Humming
Replies: 10
Views: 2418

Re: Starter Humming

The ring gear is on the flywheel but the starter comes from rear of engine in marine configuration. The ring gear is pressed on flywheel from the front end of the engine like it was to be used on a standard clutch flywheel which is what is what it is. Normally the starter would come from front of en...
by larryeddington
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: My ammeter installation
Replies: 23
Views: 7641

Re: My ammeter installation

Hi P-dog, I have the meters but due to family first things I have not got time to install them. There were pictures you posted but gone now can you re- post them on here as Bob has fixed the picture posting issuer. I wan to make the install and include the Genny. I have a much larger sampler that wi...
by larryeddington
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 1976 chrysler 318 impeller
Replies: 2
Views: 1181

Re: 1976 chrysler 318 impeller

my 77 and 78 had single pocket Sherwood G5s G6 and G7 are the same, I am not user of part number but are readily available.