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  1. Berkeley packing ring installation question

    Jet Boats
    I have removed the old packing rings and am ready to install the new ones....But I have a lot of white aluminum corrosion in the hole. My question: I know I am supposed to coat the inner side of each ring before installation with anti seize.....Could I coat the outside also so that it...
  2. WTB Berkeley bearing caps and packing ears

    Parts for Sale
    WTB Berkeley/AT/Dominator front bearing caps and packing ears , please PM with what you have to offer
  3. Rudder packing gland

    V-Drives
    Does any one make one for flat bottoms that will take packing that you can tighten up like on straight drive boats???????
  4. Packing Seal- Replacement?

    Jet Boats
    I looked at a boat I'm considering to buy & saw a lot of grease coming out of the packing seal & packing gland area. Not sure if its been Over greased or the seal & packing gland need to be replaced? Can this seal or packing gland be replaced without pulling the engine or the pump? What labor...
  5. How long are berkeley packing rings cut?

    Jet Boats
    I bought a good length of graphite packing rope to use on my Berkeley. How long do I cut each rope? I've probed the internet but the answer is not forth coming. Thanks
  6. Home built water jet pack on Berkeley 12jg, packing cooling question

    Jet Boats
    I'm the guy that's been running my homebuilt water jet pack off my Berkeley. In the beginning of the testing stages this summer the first few hours we had no problems with air or seizure, just a matter of time, finally had a small seizure. I've been using the standard berk white ropes. Should I...
  7. Installing Berk packing ring Zerk

    Jet Boats
    I have a Berk 12jg and would like to know if tapping a Zerk fitting into the packing ring housing delivers grease to the shaft well... ? If so is there any particular location that's best? Thanks
  8. Berkeley packing ring seizure....Again!

    Jet Boats
    Berkeley packing ring seizure.... I rebuilt my Berkeley 12jg last November because there was a major seizure between the shaft and the packing rings, I was at full tilt when it got so hot before I realized it that it sheared the shaft in two. So here we are in July, with maybe 5 hours on the...
  9. Looking for berkley packing gland?

    Parts for Sale
    Looking for berkley packing gland or a least half of one, if you got an old one laying around please hit me up also need a shifter handle thanks.
  10. Packing Gland Seal

    Jet Boats
    Who in the IE close to Beaumont might have Packing Gland Seal for a Berkely Pump? Thanks.
  11. Hallcraft Rudder Packing

    Jim Wilkes
    The 1977 Riviera I am restoring has a Hallcraft Rudder assembly. The boat sat for many years and the Rudder has a lot of slop in it. I disassembled everything, cleaned it up & replated the Rudder. There was no shaft seals installed. The Grease Fitting on the Shaft Log is good. Do I just pack the...
  12. Air Passing vs. Air Packing?

    Jet Boats
    The winger vs. V-hull brought up something I've been curious about for a while. What are the pro's and con's/differences between an air passing tunnel, and an air packing tunnel? Let's say you had the same HP/Pump/Weight in an Eliminator Scorpion and a Daytona. What are the differences on...
  13. Tips N Tricks for replacing Packing Seal

    Jet Boats
    First off, I did some searching and besides alot of threads on "..my boat is filling with water, why?" and some thread about a world record jet boat jump :54: I couldn't find a thread that had some tips on removing the old packing from a jet w/o disassembling it. I've had my jet for 2 years and...
  14. Shaft Packing- Butt Ends (or) Skive 45-degree Cut Ends

    Jet Boats
    http://www.europeanmarine.co.uk/Duramax%20Ultra-X%20Compression%20Packing.pdf Got some new hi tech packing above coming tomorrow...I've always just cut them on a 'butt' end and staggered the joints at 90 degrees but, more I'm reading a "Skive/45" cut on the ends even seals better! I figure the...
  15. How many business are packing up and leaving CA?

    PB Open Water
    I'm working with a couple of mfg in the performance industry that have been considering relocating their operations. We had Borla exhaust move to my "neck of the woods" last year and they have had nothing but positive things to say about the decisions. It's true we don't wear shoes and we...
  16. D.P.S. Ultimate Packing

    Jet Boats
    Anybody running these, if so what do ya think?
  17. Old Dominator Suction Housing Packing Glands

    Jet Boats
    On the old style Dominators, Do they take 5 rope seals or 4? Reason I ask is I was putting my pump together today and got the five seals in there, But I cant get the clamp down on them. With 4 it would fit nicely. But is that the way it is supposed to be? Thanks for any info. :)Unsure
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