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We own a 1990 Carver Santego. There is a large window hatch directly above the berth which I love because it brings in great light and fresh air. The drawback is when it's cold outside (cold like in So. California cold) the window sweats from condensation. I have to cram a cushion up into it to collect the drops of water to keep it from dripping onto the bed/pillows. We do keep an air drier going while we're away during the week but when I show up on weekends, the cushion is usually still wet and goes outside to dry out.
Any suggestions on how to circumvent this issue???
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I just purchased a 1989 Model 4207. The manual on the boat says the 4207's have (2) 200 gallon diesel fuel tanks. The sales listing for the boat said it had 200 gal TOTAL capacity. Did all the 4207's that had the diesel CAT 3208's have 400 gal. total capacity?
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Hi..last year I purchased a 2005 carver 36 motor yacht....we are from Ontario and do most of our boating in the Great lakes...this is my first Motor yacht and we just love it....I like to do all my own maintenance but I find the engine compartment very tight and very hard to access some items....for example,how do you get at the transmission to change fluids and filter...it has 8.1 crusaders with the hurth transmissions.I am hoping to get some info or tricks on this...Thanks...Looking forward to being a part of this forum.
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has anyone changed transmission fluid on 2004-05 carver366 motor yacht with 8.1 crusader engines and hurth transmissions,if so how did you access both filters...not alot of room to get at transmissions...am I missing any access openings ????? thanks
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Ok, can you tell I am new to my Carver, here another question before I dig in. The starboard fuel gauge is not working. Can you point me in the right direction for where the sending unit might be. Thanks again
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Hello, on The 2005 Carver 396 can you tell me where I can find the Glendinning power cable system. Not accessible through the engine room and I am assuming somewhere in the aft cabin. Thought I would ask before I start taking apart
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I am a former mechanic and i hate carbs with a passion, perhaps its because im a young wippersnapper and can't figure out where to hook up the lap top. any way i just bought a 76 28ft mariner with twin pleasurecraft 302 fords and v drives. port engine fires right up and i mean right up. starboard fights you then floods and blows black smoke after a few minutes. so i tried a simple trick and swapped the carbs. starboard now happier than a clam. the previous owner had both carbs rebuilt last year and had continual problems with the starboard engine and had that carb rebuilt 2 more times to no avail. i have recipts for the services. is there somewhere on this toilette like fuel delivery system than can be cracked and causing it to pour fuel into the manifold? or possible something that is easily overlooked when rebuilding a holley 4 barrel? I'd rather not have to buy a new or remaned carb if i can fix it easily.
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Has anyone used a generic oil to top up a QL (Volvo) bp800. My manual calls for a Volvo p/n 41100129 oil which is not readily available where I live.
It smells and looks like Auto transmission fluid. It is red and very light. Any advice would be appreciated. My location is Queensland Australia.... a long way from home!!
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I moved my Carver 366 from Jacksonville FLA to Bribie Island Australia. Obviously I used a freighter via Panama for the move. The tanks on the carver are verrrry limited.
I now live on a waterfront property with my pride and joy out on my pontoon. It is really livin'the deream and that is the name of the vessel Livin'The Dream
Now that I've joined the forum, I hope you can all be my 'First Mate' and help me as I am in a very remote location where services on a scale of 1 to 10 would not register.
I will be posting my first help request later today for your advice.
Cheers for now
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