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by hughes6552
Thu Jul 31, 2014 9:10 am
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Prestolite Alternator
Replies: 5
Views: 1921

Re: Prestolite Alternator

my alternator shop rewound the old one as a single wire, actually I don't think the change is in the winding but the diode circuit.
by hughes6552
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:03 am
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Prestolite Alternator
Replies: 5
Views: 1921

Re: Prestolite Alternator

I replaced my regulator with a single wire unit last year, and have been very pleased
by hughes6552
Mon Jun 23, 2014 12:40 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Snakes in airplanes (vintage boats)
Replies: 6
Views: 1814

Re: Snakes in airplanes (vintage boats)

Animal control says he is most likely long gone. That he was after the birds in boathouse rafters, and that he can get on and off the boat at will. I thought the worst those cute little things could do was give me a poop deck.
by hughes6552
Sun Jun 22, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Snakes in airplanes (vintage boats)
Replies: 6
Views: 1814

Snakes in airplanes (vintage boats)

I was cruising down the lake this afternoon when in my windshield appeared a viper head. I look and there was a 4ft blacksnake on my fore-deck. My son attempted to dump him in the lake with a boat hook but he slid down the bilge blower vent. I am looking for ways to be sure he is gone before taking ...
by hughes6552
Wed Aug 07, 2013 7:27 am
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: No Gas thru New Filter
Replies: 29
Views: 6372

Re: No Gas thru New Filter

I had a similar problem last year. I turned out to be an air leak in the gasket around the top of the filter.
by hughes6552
Fri Jun 14, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Caulking ???
Replies: 7
Views: 2121

Re: Caulking ???

Contact Gary Lowell in Greensboro
by hughes6552
Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:46 am
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: amp gauge "discharge"
Replies: 4
Views: 1932

Re: amp gauge "discharge"

The needle moving as RPM's increase is normal. Showing a discharge is not. Most likely the meter is wired backward.
by hughes6552
Thu Jun 06, 2013 8:26 am
Forum: Cavalier Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: selling yacht
Replies: 4
Views: 3165

Re: selling yacht

What size and year
by hughes6552
Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:20 am
Forum: Cavalier Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: 25 ft 61 cavalier cutwater
Replies: 0
Views: 2060

25 ft 61 cavalier cutwater

The cutwater on my cavalier is missing, any recommendations or does anyone have one laying around.
by hughes6552
Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:53 am
Forum: Shows, Museums, & Event Locations
Topic: Smith Mountain Lake show
Replies: 10
Views: 4337

Thanks to all who came, it was a great time.
by hughes6552
Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:29 am
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Boat Buzz use
Replies: 3
Views: 2008

Boat Buzz use

Can someone give me information on searching boat buss forums?
by hughes6552
Mon Aug 06, 2012 8:01 pm
Forum: Cavalier Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: Parting out
Replies: 13
Views: 10943

camper top

I am getting a new to me 61 cav 25 tomorrow. Is you camper top for sale?