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by Badger85
Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: Hercules KFL engine noise, help appreciated
Replies: 16
Views: 515

Re: Hercules KFL engine noise, help appreciated

Generator belt squealing?
by Badger85
Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Blond deck stain
Replies: 3
Views: 748

Re: Blond deck stain

If you are a Danenberg devotee he recommends a "recipe" of 8 parts natural filler stain with 1 part Minwax Golden Oak.

http://eveforum.danenbergboatworks.com/ ... 1157040283
by Badger85
Sat May 23, 2020 4:53 am
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Looking for Help Identifying Distributor Cap & Rotor
Replies: 5
Views: 781

Re: Looking for Help Identifying Distributor Cap & Rotor

Contact Jim at Fine Wood Boats, inc in Three Lakes 815-344-9663

Unless you know the NAPA Echlin part numbers specifically it's a real struggle getting a car parts store to help, which I learned early on. Easier to talk to someone who knows what your looking for and may even have NOS
by Badger85
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: REAR DECK VENTS
Replies: 19
Views: 5284

Re: REAR DECK VENTS

Try this - one forward and one back facing - :? Got to hand it to creativity/ingenuity. http://antiqueboatamerica.com/ab_list_boatNew.asp?Left=&Type=ViewBoat&BoatId=36982 There is a center mounted scoop just ahead of the windshield on the bow of the continentals around this time - hard to see in the...
by Badger85
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: Engine bogs down past 2,100 RPMS
Replies: 23
Views: 4698

Re: Engine bogs down past 2,100 RPMS

Initially your post indicated timing had been checked and was "spot on"- easy enough to do on an MCL as there is a timing mark. So how was it off? Spark advance not working properly?
by Badger85
Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: Replacement Fuel Tank
Replies: 17
Views: 7747

Re: Replacement Fuel Tank

Does an Occasional Tank of Premium Help Keep a Car's Motor Clean? As strange as this question sounds, this is a common and long-standing practice among many motorists who consider an occasional tank of premium a special treatment that will help their engines last longer. The basis for this assumptio...
by Badger85
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: Capri Spotlight
Replies: 3
Views: 2337

Re: Capri Spotlight

Thank you!

Interesting, the boat was delivered in Wisconsin.
by Badger85
Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: Capri Spotlight
Replies: 3
Views: 2337

Re: Capri Spotlight

I noticed that this topic received no responses and I am in the same boat! I have new to me 1952 23' Holiday with a large Iva-Lite installed on the deck. However, the hull card indicates that the original light was a KM-32. Having contacted Iva-Lite they told me this is not an Iva-Light designation....
by Badger85
Thu Nov 03, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: Anyone Misplaced Their Rudder?
Replies: 2
Views: 1546

Re: Anyone Misplaced Their Rudder?

Thank you. Greatly appreciated.
by Badger85
Thu Nov 03, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: Anyone Misplaced Their Rudder?
Replies: 2
Views: 1546

Anyone Misplaced Their Rudder?

Rudder Pic 1.JPG Found this in the bottom of a 1953 18' Riviera I am restoring. The original rudder log was intact in the boat and the original rudder was lying inside the boat - although quite bent. Lying next to it was this rudder, with log and all. Stripped it of layers of bottom paint to see if...