07-19-2012, 09:25 AM
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Join Date: Sep 2008
Boat: 1977 Stars & Stripes
Location: St. Paul, MN
Originally Posted by cptskier15
Looks hectic! I have not read all the posts in full yet so forgive me if I repeat some stuff.
We have had ours boat for 15 years, only now is it running 110%!!!
Things to replace which cost nothing and save you tons of time:
- Get new distributor cap and rotor, small amount of play messes with timing.
- Replace fuel line.
- Check the fuel filter in the pick up in the tank (blockages can give headaches)
- Proper set of plug leads
- New leads from battery to starter motor.
Everything else gets a little more pricey :P
It is truly important to have all the basics taken care of first. The only thing I would add to your list is spark plugs.
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