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  1. CaptRonn replied to the thread Both engines died at the same time....

    Google "winter blend gas" and you'll find several articles on it.

    Jun 21, 2018 at 11:23 PM
  2. CaptRonn replied to the thread 40 sedan bridge forum.

    Sounds like you will have a new generator in your future. You can order the new head, but like you already said, that will be a...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 9:22 PM
  3. CaptRonn replied to the thread Both engines died at the same time....

    And there is your answer. You bought gas from a gas station in January. That station was selling winter blend fuel. Now 6 months...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 11:48 AM
  4. CaptRonn replied to the thread 40 sedan bridge forum.

    https://newsroom.aaa.com/2013/06/what-is-the-difference-between-summer-and-winter-blend-gasoline/...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 10:45 AM
  5. CaptRonn liked techmitch's post in the thread 40 sedan bridge forum.

    Something is not right if the engine room is under vacuum.

    Jun 21, 2018 at 10:22 AM
  6. CaptRonn replied to the thread 40 sedan bridge forum.

    Redesigning the airflow won't really fix the problem and may potentially create other problems. Vapor lock (if that's what caused the...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 9:28 AM
  7. CaptRonn replied to the thread Port engine overheats after running into sand bar..

    Here's some friendly advise: If you aren't sure of what you are doing or why, get a mechanic to come onboard and assist you....

    Jun 20, 2018 at 1:07 PM
  8. CaptRonn replied to the thread Port engine overheats after running into sand bar..

    Yep. Clean the basket, check the impeller and flush everything out.

    Jun 18, 2018 at 5:06 PM
  9. CaptRonn attached a file to the thread 7.4 Horizon 380hp V drive noises.

    Here's something on the subject.

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:45 PM
  10. CaptRonn liked RollerCoastr's post in the thread fuel burn gas vs diesel.

    I agree - particularly a displacement diesel boat. Northern, it sounds like you're living the trawler lifestyle already. There are...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 2:31 PM
  11. CaptRonn liked RollerCoastr's post in the thread fuel burn gas vs diesel.

    Bias, rumor, mis-conception, half-truth and poor math. It's not just CSR. It happens all over the internet, and on the dock. Makes me...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 8:21 AM
  12. CaptRonn replied to the thread fuel burn gas vs diesel.

    For a reference, you can get a complete big block Mercruiser 8.1 crate motor for under $18k, under warranty. That includes a new FWC...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 2:29 PM
  13. CaptRonn replied to the thread 40 sedan bridge forum.

    Yea, that could pose a problem.......... Google the stereo manual and start with that if you don't have a hard copy.

    Jun 16, 2018 at 11:16 AM
  14. CaptRonn liked RollerCoastr's post in the thread fuel burn gas vs diesel.

    He could also have the wrong props, need a tune-up, have bad bottom paint...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 11:14 AM
  15. CaptRonn liked midexp's post in the thread fuel burn gas vs diesel.

    Your friend burned that much fuel because he cruised at a speed way higher than his optimal fuel efficient speed. His is about 21 knots...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 11:14 AM
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