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Old 12-22-2012, 05:13 PM
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2005 XStar restoration, story so far

We're about to fit the new engine to our Xstar project, here are some photos from the project... (we're now in the middle of reconnecting / re-fitting the ancillaries, next phase, re-fitting the engine back into the boat)
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Old 12-22-2012, 05:47 PM
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Too bad on the first motor - it gave up its ghost way too soon.... great chronicle...keep the pics and updates coming.
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Old 12-22-2012, 05:54 PM
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Too bad on the first motor - it gave up its ghost way too soon.... great chronicle...keep the pics and updates coming.
We're thinking about having the original engine rebuilt, the bores were not scored, just need cleaning up. We'll probably get the cam and crankshaft checked and then with a new set of pistons and shells it'll hopefully be good for someone else. Oh and the heads needs some work too, will get them shot blasted first and see what they come up like.
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Old 12-27-2012, 10:57 PM
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Then a new trailer? That thing was definitely not designed for the star.

Even if the cylinder walls weren't scored I'd consider boring them out, the extra power in that hull would be nice
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:00 AM
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I'm in the UK and we have different regulations on trailers, they have to have brakes above 750 kg and also a double axle for even heavier loads.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:51 AM
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I'm in the UK and we have different regulations on trailers, they have to have brakes above 750 kg and also a double axle for even heavier loads.
It just looks tiny under that boat! And since I'm posting in your thread I will take the time to say its been fun to follow and nice work!
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:26 PM
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Nice project boat, and love the G4 Rangie.
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:34 PM
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What happened to the original engine? Acquired that way? Or, any lessons learned you might want to share, if not tooo painfull....
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:33 PM
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What happened to the original engine? Acquired that way? Or, any lessons learned you might want to share, if not tooo painfull....
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Old 01-05-2013, 03:26 AM
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We got the engine back in yesterday. We had a real problem with getting the engine mounting's aligned (turns out the guy who shot blasted them had put the stern mounting back together incorrectly - the rubber was under the engine mounting! Plus the stern mounting are handed - we had them on the wrong sides). But after a few hours of cursing and persevering it's, located and bolted down.

Next job (today) is to reconnect the wiring loom and start her up. Then engine alignment, that's going to be fun (we haven't yet put the prop shaft through so I don't think perfect engine alignment matters too much yet).

Here are some photos of yesterday's exploits (note the incorrectly fitted stern engine mountings)...
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