My girlfriend's family has a 78 Ski Nautique with a 351 Commander in it. When the engine runs normally, check the engine for fuel, water and exhaust leaks. Gasoline fumes are highly explosive. As a boater you are obligated to maintain a course and speed unless it is safe to alter course and speed. There was also areas where someone from the past made very poor gelcoat repairs that didnt match. The handle has a slide mechanism to prevent the valve from being shut off inadvertently.
Once registered, you may sign in using the drop-down Login or Sign Up window at the upper right corner of the site at any time, or just to sign in directly. The mirror should be lowered when trailering or when using a mooring cover. Burdened Boats The burdened boat is the boat that must make whatever adjustment to course and speed necessary to keep out of the way of the privileged boat. Thoroughly clean the boat and trailer below the water line, remove all weeds and algae, and drain the bilge and ballast tanks before launching the boat in a new body of water. These connections are located at the fuel tank, the Fuel Control Cell and the fuel injection system. It doesn't start doin all that until later. Click here to access our.
Frequently inspect your boat for evidence of excessive water in the bilge area. Clean it up and take it to the lake or use it as a restoration piece - these boats are becoming more valuable by the day - get this one for next to nothing really. Also, the expanded speed display will be active. The speedometer is equipped with an adjustment knob to calibrate speedometer accuracy. Security There are several locking devices available at marine supply stores to aid in securing your boat whether or not it is attached to your vehicle.
. Yea, it still runs rough unless you park it for a little while and everything cools down. Safety labels must be legible. Reverse the steps to return the tower to the upright position. Be sure you understand each item before operating it.
Here's the problem: We start it up and run it for 30-45 minutes and everything is fine. These are designed to lift your boat in a steady and secure manner. A list of the Correct Craft warehouses is given below, with the areas that they service. Bow Navigation Light Bow Lifting Ring 3. Teak Care Teak is a unique wood used for marine applications.
After the engine is thoroughly warmed up and you have driven the boat into a large open area, advance the throttle to wide open until the maximum rpms are reached. I'm lost on this thing. The burdened boat keeps clear and passes behind the privileged boat. If this is not possible, Correct Craft offers a optional fresh water flush kit. Flushing the system by running the boat in fresh water is another good way to flush the engine, but it must be done immediately. Therefore, we require that the following checks be performed at your expense by a qualified technician prior to delivery.
Higher end inboard boats have a closed loop cooling system with a heat exchanger to keep saltwater out of the block. Make sure the boat is deep enough in the water to supply the water intake with water to cool the engine. To adjust the foil a Phillips head screwdriver will be needed. In the folded position, strap securely to the grab rails. Excess water pressure can damage the engine.
This will also help you become more familiar with your boat and its systems. They make way cooler speedboats with these motors. After it heats up for a while, it'll start to idle rough, and eventually sputter, and eventually die. These labels appear at specific locations on the boat where safety is of particular concern. An anchor will usually hold best in a mixture of mud and clay or in hard sand. You sure have found the very best site especially for your 78 restoration. But the motor was good and floor and stringers are good so I thought I would make the best out of it.