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View the latest post Almost Owners of 2003 356

Survey/sea trial scheduled for Thursday September 20, 2018. Fingers crossed it all goes well. Spent the better part of a day reading everything 356 on this website. What a great group of people with a tremendous depth of knowledge. Hope to participate as new owners!

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View the latest post 355 AC/MY Side aft Window Rubber

The aft side windows have a black rubber wedge that friction fits around these windows. The rubber has shrunk over time and thus we have loss the top piece. I do not see this part listed in the 355 Carver Parts Manuel and was wondering if anyone has ordered this from Taylor or some where else, what's it called or do you have a part number to give to Taylor?

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View the latest post 1998 350 Mariner Mercruise 350 Magnum 2800 RPM WOT issue

Hello, I am reposting this same issue as it is not resolved but I the forum also will not let me enter new post to it or updates (just hangs).
Here is my situation:
1. Boat will not go over 2800 RPM under WOT, in idle engines rev fine which seems to eliminate throttle or throttle cable.
2. Normal things all seem to check out ok; fuel filters, fuel vents & lines, fuel looks good, even pulled it and checked props, shafts and did compression check, also NO ECU codes are being thrown.
3. BOTH engines are behaving exactly the same
4. Under WOT, fuel pressure guage only reads 20-25psi and I believe it should be mid 40s according to Mercruiser. Voltage at the pump is also good.
5. Boat is a 98 with twin 350s with 600hrs (I believe the pumps are the Merc Cool Fuel Gen II, we have owned it 3 yrs and it just started doing it this season, worse is that 2 weeks ago it was limited to about 3000 RPM WOT, yesterday it seems to be closer to 2400 RPM (again BOTH engines)
I know this SEEMs like it must be the fuel pumps but it just seems so random that both fail the exact same way at the same time. I am just wondering if there is something else I should check or look at...looking for any and all suggestions PLEASE HELP. Thanks!

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View the latest post 98 350 Mariner - Fresh Water plumbing issue

Hello, when I run any faucet in the boat, it spits and spurt for a minute or two or sometime much longer until I get a nice stream. It does this whether I am connected to fresh water "hose" bib or have water in the fresh water tank or both. It seems to be much (MUCH) worse if NOT connected to a water source (ie., hose bib). Any suggestions on where to look? The screens on my faucets and coming into the boat are clean and my water source is nice city water. Do the 2 sources T-in together so that all of those faucets, shower and toilet work regardless of which or both are sourcing the fresh water? HELP!

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View the latest post Walter Gear Dive Fluid Change

Any tips or tricks to changing the gear drive fluid? I have a Jabsco hand pump and some clear 3/16 I.D. tube, but I can’t seem to get the tube in far enough to draw fluid. I got about 12” fed in there, but it’s just drawing air. I’m going to try the harder whiteish plastic tube next. Maybe hit it with a heat gun to get some of the curl out of it.

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View the latest post Carver 506 fuel leveling system between tanks

Hi - I have a fuel leveling valve system that is supposed to level the fuel between my starboard and port fuel tanks. The previous owner said he never got it to work properly. Does someone else have history with this option that can guide me to any tricks of the trade ? My generator pulls from the port fuel tank and is always considerably lower in fuel than the starboard tank.
Jim Floyd
Endless Journey
New Bern, NC

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View the latest post 370 Voyager 1993 Propellers

I'm seeking prop specs for the above boat with Cummins 300's?

ps: great to be part of CYO!

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View the latest post Thanks for the add

Looking to buy a mid 1990's 34 to 38 aft cabin carver. Located on georgian bay canada. Please pass along my request if you have any mates selling. Thanks Russell

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View the latest post Attachment(s) 2019 Carver C52

So this is the new 2019 Carver C52 sitting waiting for the show to start. Futuristic yes, cutting edge yes, but none of us would shell out big bucks for an everyday car that looked 20 years old. So I am okay with the new look.
The biggest positive I see is the simple fact Carver still is making boats as this is not a Marquis. Look on the side of the boat because it says Carver.
So Carver has my support :usa:

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