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by keithandkerry
Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: staining blonde insert on transom
Replies: 2
Views: 275

Re: staining blonde insert on transom

Howard It sounds do-able but oh so frightening!!!
Thanks for the reply
by keithandkerry
Tue Apr 06, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: staining blonde insert on transom
Replies: 2
Views: 275

staining blonde insert on transom

Hi all
about to stain blonde area on a 21 ft capri. The area of concern is the transom. Is the white stripe portion carved into the transom or simply painted on? If it is recessed, any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
by keithandkerry
Thu Dec 03, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: 21' capri deck replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 847

Re: 21' capri deck replacement

To all responders, Thanks very much. Was toying with the hammer and chisel method and also a router and jig method. Leaning toward router and jig method with practice on plywood first. Planning on making a groove in 1/2" plywood (jig) the right width for the frame and using a 1/2" x 1/2" mortising b...
by keithandkerry
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: 21' capri deck replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 847

21' capri deck replacement

Just installed new deck on 21' 1956 capri. Would greatly appreciate some advice on routing the groove for the windshield. 3/8" inboard and tapering to 1/8" outboard. hate to mess it up now :?
Connie
by keithandkerry
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: carb wedges for chrysler hemi (m 45)
Replies: 4
Views: 1334

Re: carb wedges for chrysler hemi (m 45)

Hi Greg we are on the exact same thought process. will have the aft deck beams completed by noonish today and will then start on hatches. will have to determine soon if one hatch or two. I am looking for a deck vent that is on my original drawing for a Cadillac engine (#1218) That would keep it look...
by keithandkerry
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: carb wedges for chrysler hemi (m 45)
Replies: 4
Views: 1334

carb wedges for chrysler hemi (m 45)

I am totally rebuilding 1956 cc capri 21 ft Now working new deck beams, hatches and deck. This boat was built with 2 hatches, rather than 1 big one. Would like to add wedges under the two one barrel carburetors to increase efficiency of carbs. The problem is I have a height problem under the hatches...
by keithandkerry
Sat May 12, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: exhaust flapper valve
Replies: 0
Views: 1214

exhaust flapper valve

would like to install flapper valves in dual exhausts for chrysler m45 -2.5" ID. Looking for supplier that might have these items pre made that could be fastened in line inside the transom of course. Restoring 21 ft capri and would be much easier to install now before deck and hatch work can begin T...
by keithandkerry
Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:42 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: 21ft capri fuel tank
Replies: 2
Views: 1794

Re: 21ft capri fuel tank

Thanks for prompt reply. Any thoughts on proper hold down technique?
by keithandkerry
Thu Nov 05, 2015 11:40 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: 21ft capri fuel tank
Replies: 2
Views: 1794

21ft capri fuel tank

blueprint calls for 31 gal tank. what material is correct or acceptable to build new tank. also correct hold down straps and mounting protocol. Help please
by keithandkerry
Fri Aug 21, 2015 12:56 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: m45s parts
Replies: 1
Views: 1522

m45s parts

Looking for info on availability on exhaust manifolds for chrysler v8 model M45S. new castings or rebuilt. Thank you for all help in advance. Keith
by keithandkerry
Thu Feb 19, 2015 7:51 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: Research on 1955 Constellation
Replies: 3
Views: 2367

Research on 1955 Constellation

Engines offered were 3 WR or 3 WBR. What are these engines, cubic inch and make? Thank you.
by keithandkerry
Sun May 25, 2014 5:56 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Capri Bullnoze
Replies: 1
Views: 1174

Capri Bullnoze

Looking for a piece of mahogany 9 1/2" x 5" x 18". Would prefer one solid piece rather than laminating. Hardwood suppliers in our area cannot get one. For my 1956 Capri restoration.