Join the C34 Association Today!
[C34 Home] [C34Tech Notes] [C34 Tech Wiki] [Join!]
Please login or register.
Advanced search  

News:

Pages: [1]   Go Down

Author Topic: What other projects would you do if you are already pulling the engine?  (Read 254 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

kable

  • Forum - Petty Officer 3rd Class
  • ***
  • Karma: 0
  • Posts: 58
    • View Profile

I am pulling the engine a bit to replace the transmission.
What other projects should I do since I am there?
- New sound insulation
- Motor mounts
- Deep clean
- Heat Riser ???
- HX ???
« Last Edit: July 17, 2022, 09:58:45 AM by kable »
Logged
1988 C34 #785 SR/WK Universal M25XP - "As We Wish" Bellingham, WA - San Juan Islands

Ron Hill

  • Forum - Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy
  • ********
  • Karma: 66
  • Posts: 8061
    • View Profile

kable : I'd look at moving the oil drain (suck out tube) from the front of the oil pan to the rear!!  Then just plug the front hole.
You might also think about changing the two hoses to the water heater (if they are still the originals)!!

FYI, I used the 1 1/4" insulation in the engine compartment (Defender) when my engine was out (Mainsheet tech note article)

A few thoughts
« Last Edit: July 17, 2022, 01:02:42 PM by Ron Hill »
Logged
Ron, Apache #788

kable

  • Forum - Petty Officer 3rd Class
  • ***
  • Karma: 0
  • Posts: 58
    • View Profile

Thanks, been following most of your posts.  I have recently replaced the easy to access insulation and will continue to do the rest w/ the engine is out.  Made a big difference.

Will be doing the 75/50 motor mounts as well.

Really would like to add the Fed Coupler (other thread) to continue to collectively reduce vibration/sound.

Will start researching the water heater hoses.
Logged
1988 C34 #785 SR/WK Universal M25XP - "As We Wish" Bellingham, WA - San Juan Islands

Noah

  • Administrator
  • Forum - Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy
  • ********
  • Karma: 24
  • Posts: 2354
    • View Profile

FYI- The Vetus 50s have been discussed as somewhat controversial, with many favoring 75s all around.  As far as insulation goes, I only had enough clearance to use 1-inch and in some places  (engine door) I could only use 1/2 in.
« Last Edit: July 19, 2022, 03:13:29 PM by Noah »
Logged
1990 hull #1014, San Diego, CA,  Fin Keel,
Standard Rig

Stu Jackson

  • C34IA - Secretary
  • Forum - Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy
  • ********
  • Karma: 74
  • Posts: 8222
    • View Profile

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Will start researching the water heater hoses.

It's in Critical Upgrades.
Logged
Stu Jackson, C34 IA Secretary, #224 1986, "Aquavite"  Cowichan Bay, BC  Maple Bay Marina  SR/FK, M25, Rocna 10 (22#) (NZ model)

"There is no problem so great that it can't be solved."

kh3412

  • Forum - Petty Officer 2nd Class
  • ****
  • Karma: 3
  • Posts: 163
    • View Profile

Move heat exchange to rear wall to allow access to trans fill.
Logged
1987 mk1 a work in progress #618

Noah

  • Administrator
  • Forum - Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy
  • ********
  • Karma: 24
  • Posts: 2354
    • View Profile

 :clap
Logged
1990 hull #1014, San Diego, CA,  Fin Keel,
Standard Rig

kable

  • Forum - Petty Officer 3rd Class
  • ***
  • Karma: 0
  • Posts: 58
    • View Profile

Noah,
I guess I had read a mixture but maybe that was people starting w/ all 50s and then moving some to 75s.

So 75 motor mounts all around, wouldn't be too stiff and be a different kind of vibration issue?

Stu - should have known to check there first ;>)

kh3412 - this is new to me, guess I have more research to do.
« Last Edit: July 18, 2022, 07:29:31 PM by kable »
Logged
1988 C34 #785 SR/WK Universal M25XP - "As We Wish" Bellingham, WA - San Juan Islands

KWKloeber

  • Forum - Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy
  • ********
  • Karma: 37
  • Posts: 4538
  • "Positive Impact" 1984 C-30 mk-I #3573 trbsfk M-25
    • View Profile
Logged
Twenty years from now you'll be more disappointed by the things you didn't do, than by the ones you did.
So throw off the bowlines.  Sail away from the safe harbor.  Catch the tradewinds in your sails.
Explore.  Dream.  Discover.   -Mark Twain
Pages: [1]   Go Up