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Old 04-21-2013, 08:56 PM
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Very nice find. Keep soaking those plugs and when you try to remove them use a impact tool of some kind. That will put less twist on plug and has a hammering affect.(Patiences grasshopper) Keep soaking!! Welcome to team talk everything you will ever need to know about your boat is here.
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Old 04-21-2013, 11:23 PM
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I should has specified earlier since we are talking about boats ha ha. The spark plugs are what I am trying to get out. Not the drain plugs. I hit all the plugs today with liquid wrench twice and I'm going to let it sit over night.

The good news is I bought a new battery today and the boat turns over no problem. No I am waiting on my steering cable so I can begin to put everything back together and see if i can get it running. Does anyone have a link to the proper kit to convert to an electronic ignition? Figured I might as well since I have the boat in pieces.
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Old 04-23-2013, 03:05 PM
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To me it doesn't matter what type the stuck fastner is i always use a impact tool, reduces side torque, take your time and soak... that p-oil will work its way in there.
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:50 PM
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:56 PM
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Through bolt the platform brackets

While you have the tank out I would advise through bolting the platform brackets. There are several threads on this forum that cover that subject.
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:16 PM
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While you have the tank out I would advise through bolting the platform brackets. There are several threads on this forum that cover that subject.
I thought about that, but it is not really in the budget as I would need someone to do the fiberglass work. The tank is not all the difficult to get out so that is on the list for future improvements.
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:15 AM
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I thought about that, but it is not really in the budget as I would need someone to do the fiberglass work. The tank is not all the difficult to get out so that is on the list for future improvements.
You might want to check to see if the top two bolts would be above the floor line as in the picture below. They are the bolts that take most of the load, and you wouldn't have to do any fiberglass work.
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You might want to check to see if the top two bolts would be above the floor line as in the picture below. They are the bolts that take most of the load, and you wouldn't have to do any fiberglass work.
That photo looks familiar....... I think that is my last boat

I have other pictures as well if the OP has an interest for doing the platform.

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Old 04-24-2013, 04:32 PM
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Thanks for the heads up on that. I will check it
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Old 04-25-2013, 06:18 AM
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PB Blaster is one of the best penetrates on the market. Used it a couple of days ago on an old alternator for the track car, next day the impact got the nut off no problem. The day before, it wouldn't budge!
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