View Full Version : What now?

03-19-2008, 09:33 AM
Relating to the how's my boat thread here is the update.

I got over to the boat tonight after a couple of weeks of hard thinking and no time to figure out what is wrong with my boat, and this is what I have come up with. I replaced the frost plug and filled the block up with antifreeze like I f'ing should have done four months ago. Closed the petcocks back up, and waited to see if there was any RV dripping in the bilge. Well..... there was, but is is coming out of another core plug. It is a metal plug that appears to be starting to rust out. So here are the questions, "How hard is it to change this plug out?" (it's in a real tight spot) and "Is this method of block testing reliable or did I just waste my time and get a false sense of reassurance?" Again thanks in advance for all the help on this thread.

03-19-2008, 09:45 AM
Not a reliable way to test for sure. Take it somewhere, have it checked out, and see if it's worth your time to mess with it at all. No sense in changing plugs and fixing things, if the motor is trashed.