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    The first set went back in the boat that day and...

    The first set went back in the boat that day and I've got a coupe trips on them already. She is running great, hard to believe the motor is over 40 years old.
    I added up the cost of the parts and...
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    I fine tuned the setup today. I replaced the...

    I fine tuned the setup today. I replaced the leaky original pump with my enerpac porta power pump and added a 0-4000 psi glycerin filled gauge for better accuracy. It's a lot easier to use now that...
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    injector rebuild AQAD40

    With a little over 2200 hours on this set of injectors and a good amount of light smoke on startup, it was time to rebuild the injectors. Normally I would pull them, drop them off at the local diesel...
  4. Thread: Solenoid

    by NoSlack
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    Search Cole Hersee solenoid. If you're looking...

    Search Cole Hersee solenoid. If you're looking for local pick up, try Napa. I've seen the in 85 amp and 200 amp rating with the price running $15 on up.
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    I snapped a couple picture of the FIREEscape...

    I snapped a couple picture of the FIREEscape upper helm station that Dan Built.
    http://www.bocaboard.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=247&d=1614464419
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    If you're in the San Diego area, try Danfab at...

    If you're in the San Diego area, try Danfab at 619 477-1145. Dan is my brother in law and does amazing work. He built the one on FireEscape. Dan runs a one man shop, so getting on his schedule can be...
  7. Thread: Swordfish Rod

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    I'm really happy with the rods and don't think I...

    I'm really happy with the rods and don't think I would change a thing. My buddy took my component list and build a rod on the 6455xh blank. The only difference between the rods is the butts. He...
  8. Thanks for doing the leg work on the project. I...

    Thanks for doing the leg work on the project. I sure you're not the only one that could use some fresh gauges and panels.

    Mike
  9. Thread: Vents

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    What are the dimensions of your vents? They look...

    What are the dimensions of your vents? They look longer than the stainless vents that were being used on the early 80s boats.
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    Have you looked at the Attwood vents at West...

    Have you looked at the Attwood vents at West Marine? SKU:ATT-1488-5 They look to be very close to the vents on my 1981. Are the vents on your boat plastic plastic? I saw them in plastic on ebay

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    Very few come on the market. Most of the guys in...

    Very few come on the market. Most of the guys in an outer banks arenít looking to move on to another boat. Be patient and one will come your way.
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    I went with the red thinking it would be easier...

    I went with the red thinking it would be easier on the eye if the dimmer didnít work on the LEDs
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    Nice to see things coming together down in IB. I...

    Nice to see things coming together down in IB. I going to try and get down there on Tuesday.
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    Gauge lights and holders

    If you're still running one of the older engines, you probably have gauge light issues like I did. The little Volvo bulbs(#19923) and sockets(#808175) are getting hard to find at a reasonable price....
  15. Thread: 6hr battle

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    That was your warm up for a big swordfish that...

    That was your warm up for a big swordfish that get the upper hand during the battle.

    I hooked a hammerhead like that a few years ago. Waisted most of the afternoon on that fish.
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    I would have thought a 1 ton van would have a...

    I would have thought a 1 ton van would have a higher towing capacity. Maybe the brakes on the vans aren't the same as the trucks. Towing is the easy part, getting it stopped in a hurry is what really...
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    Welcome Joe My boat weighed #8120 with a...

    Welcome Joe


    My boat weighed #8120 with a half tank of fuel, sitting on a light duty roller trailer. I was in the process of building a new trailer and weighed it so I would know how much axle to...
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    Things opened back up on May 1st. South Shores is...

    Things opened back up on May 1st. South Shores is the only one open in mission bay. Only 1/3 on the parking lot is open so that limits the amount of boats that can launch.

    Everything but the...
  19. Thread: Got out sunday

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    The threshers are catching a break with everyone...

    The threshers are catching a break with everyone stuck in the beach this year. Is there a commercial value for Thresher or were you guys fishing for fun?
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    Using a boat with a motor is in phase 2, but...

    Using a boat with a motor is in phase 2, but there hasnít been a date set for that. If they donít open the parking lots, the ramp is useless
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    Warranty? I think that ran out back in the mid...

    Warranty? I think that ran out back in the mid 80's.
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    Put the engine back in on Tuesday and had my Bro...

    Put the engine back in on Tuesday and had my Bro in-law do the welding on the outdrive Thursday. Fired her up this morning and she's purring like a kitten again. Nothing to do but wax and wait for...
  23. Thread: Flying Gaffs

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    Flying Gaffs

    With nothing but time on my hands, I thought I would make a few flying gaffs to add to my arsenal. Last year I was using my 4" flyer on the Swordfish and thought it wasn't getting a big enough bite...
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    Parts are coming in. The flywheel cover I found...

    Parts are coming in. The flywheel cover I found was a two piece used on a TAMD to adapt it to an outdrive. I had to press out the 26 spline shaft and install my 10 spline with new bearings and seal....
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    Doing all the work myself(except for the welding)...

    Doing all the work myself(except for the welding) helps keep the cost down. Parts cost is always the big UN-known when you're looking for stuff that hasn't been in production for almost 40 years. I...
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