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Docking Like A Pro

Welcome to the first in our Docking Tips series. Our goal today is to show you a picture perfect docking, even in the wind and current. Boy! Wouldn’t it be great if it could always be this easy? […]

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Dirty Fuel Filter

How can you tell if your diesel fuel filter is dirty? Your engine will not achieve high RPMs. You can also consider a dirty hull, barnacle encrusted or rope fouled propeller, a partially closed fuel valve or a dirty fuel filter…the easiest solution IF you know how. […]

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Leaking Vented Loop

The purpose of a vented loop is to serve as an anti-siphon feature aboard your boat. You don’t want to allow water to backflow into your boat creating flooding problems. On a toilet it will overflow your head and create a mess on your flooring. On an engine the back flow of water could hydrolock your piston and severely damage the engine. […]

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Impeller Trouble Shooting

The raw water pump on your marine engine uses a rubber vane impeller as a self priming pump. The impeller pushes the water through the system to cool the engine components including the antifreeze/internal coolant, the oil, exhaust manifold and hoses to name a few items. On a propulsion engine there are even more items to keep cool. […]