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Old 03-22-2022, 11:05 AM   #121
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Hi All.

Hope all are ok.

Just had my birthday and received a Happy Birthday from the site which has prompted me to just catch up and say that no water time has happened since the last run but...

I have removed, stripped and serviced the trim tilt pump motor as it was noisy due to dry bearings.
While that was out I have made a raised mount for the trim/tilt res and pump to sit on keeping the bracket out of the water that might find it's way in.
Fitted new Front speakers from Bassface.
Finally fitted an interupt switch and reconnected the Kill-cord system.

Now just plottting a trip to the local lake before summer at the seaside.
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Old 03-22-2022, 09:59 PM   #122
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Happy birthday, hope you can enjoy the boat soon
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Old 04-25-2022, 10:40 AM   #123
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So, a little update is that I have fitted a new Bilge pump float switch after the one I checked before I fitted the engine gave up and it works a treat!

I know this because after doing some work recently I forgot to replace the coolant drain plugs and had the boat on tick over at the lake about to test my interrupt switch. I was happily at the front of the boat and coiling ropes having nudged away from the dock to deeper water to lower the leg. I couldn't hear the bilge running and was only finally alerted by my wife from the shoreline.

A frantic engine off/Dog house removal/coolant bung fitting followed!

Luckily the bungs were still on the fuel tank where I'd put them despite towing the boat ten miles or so to the lake.

I have bought a bilge alarm!

Also fitted an auxiliary engine Bracket and set of planeing fins. There will be a picture in the usual folder. (link below).

https://photos.app.goo.gl/H2VLhDb9Y4QyRyFF6

Hope you are all looking forward to the season.

Nick and Cate.
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