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Old 10-08-2012, 07:45 AM
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They are certainly not as tough to add antifreeze to. Just drain, unhook the hose going to the thermostat housing, raise it up, and pour the antifreeze in. Takes 5 minutes.

Of course, since his 83 has a PCM motor, he can do the same thing!
I do the same....what am I missing?
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:05 AM
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hate to thread jack but i have not winterized the boat yet. it is enclosed storage all metal construction about a hour away. tonight and tomorrow night suppose to get down around 28 degrees with highs the next couple days in the 50's. was planning on doing it this upcoming wednesday. thoughts??
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:48 AM
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hate to thread jack but i have not winterized the boat yet. it is enclosed storage all metal construction about a hour away. tonight and tomorrow night suppose to get down around 28 degrees with highs the next couple days in the 50's. was planning on doing it this upcoming wednesday. thoughts??
You should be fine. I think it takes few good days and nights at below freezing for water to freeze hard enough in the block or heads to damage anything. If you look at overnight lows on like weather.com you can for just how long its going to be below freezing.
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Old 10-26-2012, 11:09 AM
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thanks for you input. i would do it tomorrow but daughter has a compeitive cheer meet!
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