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  1. 170 gallons is not correct, 240 to 250 gallons, two 125 gallon tanks.
  2. Our 2005 350 has two 125 gallon tanks.
  3. DPS drives are fine as well as the OceanX drives. We replaced ours, they stay in the water 24/7. Have the outdrives serviced every two years.
  4. The sump pump that came with the 350 is weak, replace it with a Rule sump pump box that has a separate float switch and pump.
  5. I went through two s500 to realize it was a poor setup. Our Rule sump pump is going strong four years later.
  6. You fix the Atwood S500 by replacing the entire sump pump box with a Rule Sump Pump Box. Trying to fix the Atwood is a waste of time, the S500 is a POS. https://www.google.com/search?q=rule+sump+pump+box&prmd=sivn&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjx5JGpncPsAhVxknIEHRbeDoEQ_AUoAnoECBoQAg&biw=375&bih=537&dpr=3
  7. Absolutely clean the ends, you may need to sand/file the ends of the pole, ours is tapered and collects burrs with use.
  8. Use the ice method down the tube and then pour boiling hot water onto table connector. Works for me.
  9. I can’t I understand this either! I have seen people have them repaired and I just shake my head.
  10. The 4.3 drives may still be in good condition, hence the seller not willing to provide a discount.
  11. $15,000 is an approximate replacement amount without refit rebate, however don’t expect the seller to discount it that much especially if the XDP drive is functioning well. ACDC, what engine is on the boat? If the engine is an 8.1L then it will most probably need replacing.
  12. The boat should probably be discounted, however, the seller may be able to sell the boat at market price given current tseller’s market for a few reasons, - There are many new boaters getting Into boating who may not be aware of the XDP problem. If the drives are in working condition the seller doesn’t need to disclose information of the XDP Drive issues - Used cruisers are in higher demand this year, fewer good cruisers are available. - if the boat is clean, in good running condition, low hours and has generator and AC, it will be attractive to buyers. If it is a desi
  13. Hoffmaster's has a 2004 215SSI - http://www.hoffmasters.com/ListingPDFS/Chap-2004-215-SSi.pdf Located in Northern Virginia, Hoffmaster's is Chaparral Dealer, you may be able to work a deal on a dealer warranty or have parts replaced as a condition of the deal. Welcome back!
  14. TidalPotomac

    BRRRRR

    We’ll be in BVI, two Cats this year, six couples. Enjoy!
  15. TidalPotomac

    BRRRRR

    The Virgin Island Cats have hatches in each cabin.
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