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Well WTF?

Post by island time » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:18 pm

O-ring came for the transmission today, Exhaust manifold spacers also came. After dinner I got it all put together, fired her up again and she won't pull water on the raw water pump and then the circulating pump starts leaking like a sieve.
Did I mention that I spent a small fortune rebuilding both pumps?
Transmission is still leaking now from a different location. I think I'm having about enough fun for a while!
Craig Wilson
Churchville, NY
Alexandria Bay, NY

1968 23' Chris Craft lancer
1971 31' Revelcraft
1988 25' Fourwinns
1972 19' Chris Craft Lancer
1957 18' Chris Craft Sea Skiff
1958 18' Chris Craft Sea Skiff
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Re: Well WTF?

Post by drrot » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:55 pm

Sounds like beer thirty. Start over tomorrow.
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Re: Well WTF?

Post by jfrprops » Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:29 pm

speaking of WTF: can't even seem to get the post a reply page to come up tonight>.....

anyway Craig.....don't mess with it tomorrow....wait until after labor day and take a deep breath and leave all hammers out of reach...that is always my release/solution to problem like you are facing....smash em......nah....you just have to fight through this stuff and pretty soon that baby will have her second wind and all will be good.....for a little while....

John in Va.
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Re: Well WTF?

Post by island time » Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:48 am

drrot wrote:Sounds like beer thirty. Start over tomorrow.
Thanks Jim, sound advise.
Craig Wilson
Churchville, NY
Alexandria Bay, NY

1968 23' Chris Craft lancer
1971 31' Revelcraft
1988 25' Fourwinns
1972 19' Chris Craft Lancer
1957 18' Chris Craft Sea Skiff
1958 18' Chris Craft Sea Skiff
1968 23' Chris Craft Commander

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Re: Well WTF?

Post by island time » Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:52 am

jfrprops wrote:speaking of WTF: can't even seem to get the post a reply page to come up tonight>.....

anyway Craig.....don't mess with it tomorrow....wait until after labor day and take a deep breath and leave all hammers out of reach...that is always my release/solution to problem like you are facing....smash em......nah....you just have to fight through this stuff and pretty soon that baby will have her second wind and all will be good.....for a little while....

John in Va.
Thanks John, I'm feeling better today but still disappointed.

Craig Wilson
Craig Wilson
Churchville, NY
Alexandria Bay, NY

1968 23' Chris Craft lancer
1971 31' Revelcraft
1988 25' Fourwinns
1972 19' Chris Craft Lancer
1957 18' Chris Craft Sea Skiff
1958 18' Chris Craft Sea Skiff
1968 23' Chris Craft Commander

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Re: Well WTF?

Post by mfine » Fri Aug 18, 2017 4:11 pm

If you get sick of it, I'll buy it off you. I need a 350 long block to swear at this winter.

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Re: Well WTF?

Post by island time » Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:00 pm

HAHAHAHA, no way. I'm way too deep into this. Get your own :D
I resolved the second transmission leak today, I also did some checking into what I ordered from Sherwood and found out that they sent me the wrong seal kit for my circulation pump. I did notice the difference when I got the parts but I assumed that the style of the part had just been changed over the years and went ahead and installed it since it fit. It was not the correct seal after a confirmation call to DEPCO pump. They were very apologetic and shipped out the correct parts today. I started the engine today for the third time and can't wait to get it broken in a little more then I will put it on the dyno to see what she's got.
Initial observation shows timing dialed in at 8 degrees before, fuel pressure at 6 PSI and oil pressure at 48 psi at idle.
I'm having a better day today!

Craig Wilson
Craig Wilson
Churchville, NY
Alexandria Bay, NY

1968 23' Chris Craft lancer
1971 31' Revelcraft
1988 25' Fourwinns
1972 19' Chris Craft Lancer
1957 18' Chris Craft Sea Skiff
1958 18' Chris Craft Sea Skiff
1968 23' Chris Craft Commander

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Re: Well WTF?

Post by mfine » Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:14 am

Glad to hear things are going better! Where are you going to take her to get dyno'd?

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Re: Well WTF?

Post by island time » Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:00 pm

speed shop in Ontario, Proformance Auto. Nice guy! Another good shop is McQuillans in Leroy.
Craig Wilson
Churchville, NY
Alexandria Bay, NY

1968 23' Chris Craft lancer
1971 31' Revelcraft
1988 25' Fourwinns
1972 19' Chris Craft Lancer
1957 18' Chris Craft Sea Skiff
1958 18' Chris Craft Sea Skiff
1968 23' Chris Craft Commander

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