great job on the helm mike.....dig the gages.........i cant even cut and put base boards in my house...lol
Mike this is turning out better and better every time I check in on this thread. Your dad is digging it,no doubtPut two coats of epoxy resin sealer down a couple days ago... wet sanded with 400 then 800, then followed up today with a couple coats of PPG clear... will let it cure then lay on a few more coats, wet sand, buff and polish....then start putting the gauges and everything in!
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George! What an honor to have you chime in! Thanks for the message and I hope all is well with you and Vicki! You probably remember the boat as it used to be back when Chris and I were kids...probably even helped Dad a few times! I’d love for you to see it in person when I’m done. Hope you are all having a good new year! The love for boating you/dad/your generation instilled in all of us is what keeps the fun going!the console looks very nice. For years my hobby has been wood work so I can appreciate quality work. Merry Christmas.
Sorry...been literally swamped at work and had to back-burner for a bit..... BUT some good news:Mike, we could use an update, what’s new with this build?
Your dad would just explode with pride if he knew what a wonderful restoration job your doing. I get excited just reading and looking for pictures. Never seen anything like it.
az_mike, I'm mostly an engine guy, so that oil filter setup is interesting to me. I can't read the brand name in the pics. I even put on my glasses!
does it have 3/4" NPT fittings?
I'm in NW PHX/Glendale near the 101 @ 59th Av. If you're anywhere in W or NW valley I'd be willing to show up for the initial fire-up if you would like to have a heavily experienced engine guy handy. Best move you've made is installing that roller cam setup IMO.
Is that a new carb or recycled from previous?