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by Tony G
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: 1959 CC Ski 18' 283 has low oil pressure when started cold some times but others it jumps right up to 30-40.
Replies: 11
Views: 1164

Re: 1959 CC Ski 18' 283 has low oil pressure when started cold some times but others it jumps right up to 30-40.

Thanks for all the input, FYI when spinning the pump with a priming tool it does not allow you to build pressure because with the tack drive removed there is an open oil gallery passage , you can see the oil pumping but you will not build pressure. Found my problem to be a broken ring and scored cyl...
by Tony G
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: 1959 CC Ski 18' 283 has low oil pressure when started cold some times but others it jumps right up to 30-40.
Replies: 11
Views: 1164

1959 CC Ski 18' 283 has low oil pressure when started cold some times but others it jumps right up to 30-40.

Oil pressure very low 3-4 # when started cold sometimes but others it jumps right up to 30-40 PSI , before I tear into it does anyone have an idea what may be the cause , " new filter. good gauge, correct oil level ". you can actually hear a lifter tapping until the pressure comes up. It could take ...
by Tony G
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: Correct 283 valve cover decals
Replies: 5
Views: 747

Correct 283 valve cover decals

Is there a source for period correct 283 valve cover decals 1958-1958
by Tony G
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: 1959 CC Ski 18'
Replies: 13
Views: 2614

1959 CC Ski 18'

I have two inquiries, after a major re-planking/ refinish I have just starting to run the engine "CC ,GM283" appears to be original . 1. There are three electric water temperature sending units one at the front of each exhaust manifold located in the wye piping to the heads, and one to the rear of t...
by Tony G
Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Windshield to deck rubber 1958 CC 17' Ski
Replies: 3
Views: 1014

Windshield to deck rubber 1958 CC 17' Ski

Looking for the two piece rubber between the windshield and deck, original was brown . Any sources would be appreciated.
Tony G
by Tony G
Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Research Related
Topic: Windshield to deck rubber 1958 CC 17' Ski
Replies: 1
Views: 930

Windshield to deck rubber 1958 CC 17' Ski

Looking for the two piece rubber between the windshield and deck, original was brown . Any sources would be appreciated.
tony G
by Tony G
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: CC 17' SKi
Replies: 1
Views: 1066

CC 17' SKi

Looking for a source for the brownish rubber moulding under the windshield to the deck ,it actually has two parts that go together .