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  1. Low, low, was unusually low today... and one of the channels I had to pass had inches below my draft... was going dead slow but I could see the black mud being churned up behind me... a few minutes later when I was back in open water I got a “port engine overheating” alarm. i immediately shut it down and limped back to the marina on one engine. on my way back I opened up a couple of the winterization plugs... and water was flowing out... and the temp dropped... but when i reinserted and tried to run... temp shot back up. i noticed that the coolant pressure was noticeably
  2. hello all, I had a problem with water in the power trim and tilt system... water... anyway, my question is, to flush the system I used 10W-40 (by the way, if anyone has an easy way of flushing the tilt and trim system out, please let me know) I remember reading sometime back that if you don't have the Mec oil you can use 10W-40 but you need to drain it and replace it with mec oil?? any truth to that? thanks john
  3. I am going to winterize my Chaparral H2O for the first time this year. I let the dealer do it until the warranty on the motor ran out. I've winterized boats before but they were older and frankly more simple. I don't want to miss any important step specific to this motor and would appreciate any advice from someone familiar with this setup. I have the H2O 19' Sport with the 4.3 MPI Mercruiser. I plan to run a double dose of Stabil stabilizer through the last tank of gas (low ethanol from our lake marina) and run it for about 30 minutes on the lake before taking her out for the seaso
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