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  1. carterchapman replied to the thread 2002 380 w diesels (CAT 3126) or gas (Merc 8.1).

    Why?

    Aug 5, 2020 at 6:50 PM
  2. carterchapman replied to the thread 2002 380 w diesels (CAT 3126) or gas (Merc 8.1).

    Due to the design of the exhaust system routing, you will find that on 3126 powered 380/410's...Completely normal...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 5:42 PM
  3. carterchapman liked Steve S's post in the thread 2002 380 w diesels (CAT 3126) or gas (Merc 8.1).

    Maintenance if something major needs repair is more expensive on a diesel than a gasser. Routine maintenance is much simpler. On my CAT...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 5:41 PM
  4. carterchapman liked ttmott's post in the thread Any Seatalk Gurus out there?.

    Steve - got your message. And @carterchapman, as usual you are most gracious but mostly to a school of hard knocks.... Essentially you...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 5:40 PM
  5. carterchapman liked my3sons's post in the thread Official Cummins 6cta 450C thread.

    Here's a picture from my pre-purchase survey. This was 7 years, and over 2000 hours ago. They had 400+ hours on them then, still look...

    DSC_0018.JPG Aug 5, 2020 at 4:12 PM
  6. carterchapman liked Irie308's post in the thread Official Cummins 6cta 450C thread.

    A friend and a dock mate both suggested a possible issue/restriction in the oil filter. Spoke to my Cummins guy who is on vacation and...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 4:12 PM
  7. carterchapman liked Irie308's post in the thread Official Cummins 6cta 450C thread.

    Ok, so back at the dock. I took of the mechanical gauge at the motor and fired up the motor and oil shot out. Put the gauge back on and...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 4:11 PM
  8. carterchapman replied to the thread PVC Inflatable glue.

    $37 and a nice box too!!

    Aug 5, 2020 at 4:08 PM
  9. carterchapman replied to the thread 2002 380 w diesels (CAT 3126) or gas (Merc 8.1).

    I will never forget that my 410 with 350HP 3126's was 50% heavier than my 8.1 powered 340 and used HALF the fuel! Cat filters and parts...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 4:07 PM
  10. carterchapman liked Chris-380's post in the thread 2002 380 w diesels (CAT 3126) or gas (Merc 8.1).

    Fuel economy is better for sure. genny would use almost no fuel at all..... no explosions... all the engines should last forever at...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 2:57 PM
  11. carterchapman replied to the thread Cummins QSC500 Turbo Color.

    Normal color. Compressing air heats it. Usually half the aftercooler is chocolate milk color as well...when it finally cools the charge...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 12:37 PM
  12. carterchapman replied to the thread Engine Oil.

    I used Blackstone for my gas boat oil samples. I use CAT now, $13 a kit and much more thorough analysis results...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 10:48 AM
  13. carterchapman liked Little Ducky's post in the thread Lake Lanier Storm....

    If I was that lady my butt would have been off that boat quickly.

    Aug 4, 2020 at 6:56 PM
  14. carterchapman liked dtfeld's post in the thread 2004 480 Sedan Bridge / Man engines - About to pull the Trigger.

    Oops!! I fixed it. Thats what happens before coffee consumption...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 12:33 PM
  15. carterchapman replied to the thread 2004 480 Sedan Bridge / Man engines - About to pull the Trigger.

    Cape Coral - on the other side from Coral Gables!! We use Gulf Coast Diesel in Punta Gorda for our MAN services...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 8:09 AM
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