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by Jerry
Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:01 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Marine Transmission MG 507-A Help please!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 6173

Re: Marine Transmission MG 507-A Help please!!!

You are correct as your TwinDisc does not utilize a filter unless someone has added one on. It should only use a suction screen that you just clean off and reinstall. Do NOT use the Delo 400 as it has too high of a content of sulfated ash. You should be using something with a CF-2 rating like the ol...
by Jerry
Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:49 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: cutless bearing
Replies: 9
Views: 3334

Re: cutless bearing

I have found that putting the bearing in the freezer before install shrinks it a few thousandths of an inch and helps considerably.
by Jerry
Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:50 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Spark Plugs
Replies: 5
Views: 1298

Re: Spark Plugs

ACDelco MR43T is the marinized version.
by Jerry
Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:37 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: looking at this boat
Replies: 27
Views: 6262

Congrats!
Yes it is a sickness.
If I don't own more than one boat at a time I get twitchy.
by Jerry
Sun Nov 11, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: looking at this boat
Replies: 27
Views: 6262

I purchased and ran a 1986 293 for almost 10 years. I purchased it used back in 1986 with only 16 hours on it. It was an express with a single inboard 5.0 Merc in it. The boat had a keel and handled wonderful. I put almost 1400 hours on the boat in the time that I had it. It was not fast at all, but...
by Jerry
Thu Oct 25, 2012 9:43 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Heavy boat
Replies: 12
Views: 6915

Like Paul stated, you can not go off the gauges on a travel lift. I know my 12Meter aft cabin showed 34.5K and it is not anywhere near that. As long as the running gear and bottom were clean, I would check the no load max rpm as it could be a governor issue. Were both engines at the same rpm? Also c...
by Jerry
Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: TACH REPLACEMENT QUESTION---TELEFLEX HEAVY DUTY
Replies: 22
Views: 3776

Oh yeah - and when I replaced my gauges a few years back I did it with Teleflex Red International series. Don't know if they are still available. I like 'em. I also replaced the original engine synchs with Teleflex equipment. Are you allowed to install ''International series'' gauges on an ''F'' se...
by Jerry
Mon Oct 01, 2012 7:40 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 318 engine block drain plug(s)
Replies: 15
Views: 3574

I have used the pink made for RV plumming and never had a issue , Perhapps I need look into it . Are there diffrent types ? . Thankfully I don't winterize any more as I use the boat year round ( I use block heaters ) Some pink is ethanol based and some is propylene based. The ethanol based is not r...
by Jerry
Sun Sep 30, 2012 7:12 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 318 engine block drain plug(s)
Replies: 15
Views: 3574

Plumbing antifreeze swells rubber. Any rubber bellows typically found in fresh water pumps or engine raw water pump impellers will swell if it sits in antifreeze for extended periods. I am glad that you said something Big D, Not all pink is ok to use in engines. Most around here are not and are for...
by Jerry
Sun Sep 30, 2012 7:05 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 11 METER EXPRESS ON EBAY.....
Replies: 3
Views: 1101

It amazes me how people try to sell big dollar items with such poorly put together ads. That one is a poster child for what not to do. The pictures are horrible. No personal description or commentary about the item at all. The specifications are not correct. No personal contact info. If I were the o...
by Jerry
Fri Sep 21, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 1987 TROJAN 10M FLYBRIDGE - Can I maneuver on one engine??
Replies: 26
Views: 4877

With a bit of planing, you should be able to make this trip on one engine in that boat without issue. I use to run my 11 meter express on one engine all the time when I fished. I could run either engine and still be able to keep the boat straight without full rudder as I could check it on the autopi...
by Jerry
Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:56 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Trojan International 10.8 Meter EXPRESS
Replies: 75
Views: 34959

Looks like a nice one in Ohio for sale.

http://detroit.craigslist.org/mcb/boa/3238379960.html
by Jerry
Thu Aug 23, 2012 2:59 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Port shaft strut feedback
Replies: 10
Views: 2759

I had to replace one once that would ''sing'' pretty good and was driving the owner nuts.
There was not any appreciable play in the shaft either.
Once the bearing was out the only thing that I did notice is that the rubber seemed hard as a rock.
by Jerry
Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:34 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Fake Teak
Replies: 30
Views: 5682

Re: Fake Teak

i was browsing around and randomly stumbled onto this.... has any one tried using this stuff with any good results?? PlasDeck and Nuteak http://www.plasteak.com/marine-teak-decking/diy-material i was thinking of replacing the teak on my back deck since its beyong salvage for the most part... was ju...
by Jerry
Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:00 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Fake Teak
Replies: 30
Views: 5682

Re: Fake Teak

i was browsing around and randomly stumbled onto this.... has any one tried using this stuff with any good results?? PlasDeck and Nuteak http://www.plasteak.com/marine-teak-decking/diy-material i was thinking of replacing the teak on my back deck since its beyong salvage for the most part... was ju...