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View the latest post 12000 BTU to 16000 BTU?

It’s finally time to replace the 20 year old Marine Air System in my aft cabin. Current system is 12000 BTU... I found a good Dometic replacement that is 16000 BTU (the same size that is in my salon). This aft AC unit also vents into the salon, which on hot days, could use the help. My question is, can my one 30amp panel run this new Ac (per Dometic pulls max 6.6amps) along with my other AC and the AC water pump? The math says it would be fine, but I am wondering if anyone has done this? 12k to 16k... is this overkill? Based on the specs, it should fit nicely under my bed.

Thoughts / Opinions welcome... family doesn’t want to be hot over the 4th. :usa:

Thank you!

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View the latest post Trailer a 3067 Santego??

Had a goofy thought today.
Is it possible and if so what would be needed to trailer an 88 Santego?
Type/size of trailer and what would you poull it with?


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View the latest post Pressure Regulator Check Valve

I have a 1988 Carver 3867 Santego and the pressure regulator check valve has now began to leak on the stern. Any ideas where to get a replacement? Thank you

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View the latest post Just bought my first Carver

Hello All,
My wife and I just bought our first Carver this evening. A 1989 3467 Santego. First thing I did was find this forum so that we can gain any and all information about our 'new' boat. All info appreciated. I really know nothing about Carvers.

Wm. Brown
1989 3467 Santego

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View the latest post Older Raymarine system -stay or go?

My 2001 Carver 350 Mariner ca.e with the Raymarine setup - LS70, auto pilot, depth, radar.
The LS70 is toast.
The boat also came with a new Sinrad NSS12 but no radar dome for it.
Is it worth it to fix the older Raymarine system?
Or just go with the Simrad and forget about radar.
I do most of my boating within a near radius of the shore and dont really venture too far out into the gulf.
I hate to get rid of the radar but it sure seems like a much older system.
I may just sell the dome and keep the rest in the dash for looks for now.

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View the latest post Attachment(s) 454 CI carburetor question

Each 454 on my 3807 has Rochester carburetors. This is the interesting part. They have divorced chokes. Meaning they have a separate metal coil mounted to the manifold that is attached to the choke plate. When engines start choke is fully closed. When the manifold heats up, coil expands, lifts the rod and the choke plate opens. Seems cave mannish, but maybe it was a tried and true method in 88?. Just had the carbs cleaned and rebuilt. Still have the issue of when started, there’s a smell of raw gas, a little blue smoke in the exhaust and a bit of sheen can be seen. Engines start and run well, just very rich and I guess take a while before the choke opens. Is there something I should do? Is it any big deal that they run rich for a bit? I think the adjustment is to bend the rod so the choke plate is not so closed. Here is a pic of the choke thermostat. Any thoughts would be great. Just not sure if this is normal or an issue I should look at.

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View the latest post Attachment(s) Looking for a Part

Looking for the solenoid/resistor cover for our Waukesha 302 Fords. These are 1975 engines so it's probably wishful thinking. Jim

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View the latest post Boat On The Highway

Sad, wonder if it was just and old soft hull that gave way and she fell from the transport. Definately no spring chicken non the less still quite a few of the old Chris Craft in the waters. https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/an-errant-b ... -1.4996738

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View the latest post Would you live aboard your boat or a bigger one

And is there any of you doing it?


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View the latest post 2003 Carver 366 Motoryacht with 6.2 Mercruisers

Are the 6.2 Mercruisers 320 HP big enough for this boat? And what might be the approximate fuel burn. Upper Chesapeake Bay location (brackish water). And what should the WOT readings be for this model for a Sea Trial?
Plus any specific items to look for when searching for this model boat?

Thanks in advance for any information on this model.


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