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by bigd9116
Mon Mar 17, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: plastic inserts engine room vents on trojan internationals.
Replies: 3
Views: 874

plastic inserts engine room vents on trojan internationals.

I am trying to track down the curved plastic engine room vents on the back of the cabins on the internationals. The plastic under the metal is cracking pretty badly and I would like to replace them I can find new ones. thanks for any help
by bigd9116
Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:13 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: continuous breaker trip in aft bilge pump
Replies: 6
Views: 1006

pump

I tried switching the breaker next to it with the same problem, both 10 amps. I do not have any pictures right now of the pump or wiring and the pump is really tough to access without pulling the aft deck up so I'll work with tough accessb to figure it out. The breakers are 10 amp pr11-2-10.00a-xx p...
by bigd9116
Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:48 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: continuous breaker trip in aft bilge pump
Replies: 6
Views: 1006

continuous breaker trip in aft bilge pump

Bringing the boat back to southern md in 2 weeks and went to do some work on it to get ready for the trip. The aft breaker trips after the bilge pump runs for 5-10 seconds. I first tried to switch the beaker and switch same result, I the replaced the pump and disconnected all floats same results. Th...
by bigd9116
Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:20 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: engine/marine gear oil ?'s
Replies: 38
Views: 4817

Re: engine/marine gear oil ?'s

IS the rotella your recommending the HD 15W-40 that states for diesel engines? and does it matter if I use dextron 2 or 3? thanks for the help.
by bigd9116
Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:56 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: engine/marine gear oil ?'s
Replies: 38
Views: 4817

Re: engine/marine gear oil ?'s

My engines are 1987's so your saying I shouldn't use 10w-30?
by bigd9116
Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:45 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: engine/marine gear oil ?'s
Replies: 38
Views: 4817

engine/marine gear oil ?'s

Going to change the oil in the engines and reduction gear of the boat this weekend and wanted to hear what others are using. Boat has the Crusader 454 engines, I'm assuming most everyone uses 10w-30? I think the reduction gears are Borg warner? what type of oil does everyone use in them. I believe w...
by bigd9116
Fri Feb 21, 2014 10:42 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: its been a while!
Replies: 7
Views: 1465

Re: its been a while!

I sold a 85 34C and bought a 10.8 Trojan a month ago.. both are good boats I feel that I upgraded a bit but have some work to do. Be sure to check out the silverton forum as well I found some good info on there.
by bigd9116
Thu Jan 30, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: it s official im a 10.8 international owner
Replies: 6
Views: 1184

Re: it s official im a 10.8 international owner

What RPM should I expect to get out of the engines on this hull? if I was to have the props looked at what pitch/size should they be?
by bigd9116
Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:47 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: it s official im a 10.8 international owner
Replies: 6
Views: 1184

it s official im a 10.8 international owner

I settled the deal on a 10.8 flybridge / hardtop ive been looking at. Im sure ill be asking for help tracking down parts and picking your brains for knowledge. On the power trial today not a perfectly clean bottom 3500 port just pver 3000 stbd. Thinking/hoping its a throttle adjustment. Some items n...
by bigd9116
Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: it s official im a 10.8 international owner
Replies: 0
Views: 853

it s official im a 10.8 international owner

I settled the deal on a 10.8 flybridge / hardtop ive been looking at. Im sure ill be asking for help tracking down parts and picking your brains for knowledge. On the power trial today not a perfectly clean bottom 3500 port just pver 3000 stbd. Thinking/hoping its a throttle adjustment. Some items n...
by bigd9116
Mon Jan 20, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 1987 10.8m international ?'s
Replies: 6
Views: 1240

Re: 1987 10.8m international ?'s

I would also like to get a roundabout GPH fuel burn at "cruising" speed and what RPM's others are cruising at with similar boat? Thanks again!
by bigd9116
Sun Jan 19, 2014 9:07 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 1987 10.8m international ?'s
Replies: 6
Views: 1240

1987 10.8m international ?'s

I am about to pull the trigger on an 87 10.8 international sedan flybridge/hardtop and have A few question for experienced owners. The boat appears to be in good shape but I am a bit concerned about 1500 hours on the 454 engines. I dont know if the risers were ever changed but heard rumor that they ...