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View the latest post 2007 252 coastal hardtop

Hi, I’m looking to change the pompanette ladder back helm seats to a bolster type chair with arms. Has anyone replaced their seats.. It looks like a tight install. Thx for any info

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View the latest post HIN and Capacity Plate

I have a 1975 Wellcraft 16 foot center console serial #WEL05544M75G. Can anyone give me the specifics to my boat and how do i get a HIN plate and a gross capacity plate. I tried Wellcraft But they can not help. Any Information is greatly appreciated.

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View the latest post Attachment(s) Re did my AC/DC panel

I re did my AC/DC panel on my 1993 coastal 2600. Made it out of starboard on a piano hinge for full access to all the wiring.

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View the latest post Wellcraft 262 waste discharge

Hello friends.
My name is DJ and need a little help with the use of overflow discharge on my 2019 262 Wellcraft. I see the discharge button but not sure if I need to do anything else before using it. I tried a marina waste but nothing came out with pump. I’m not sure if there is a valve or something that I need to open. Can anyone with some experience with this advice me.

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View the latest post Steering Cable

Hello. I have a 1986 Wellcraft 2900 Sport Bridge. My steering is horrible. Does anyone know what cable(s) I need for this boat? Thanks in advance.

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View the latest post Wellcraft WA 24...Thoughts

Hello, I recently took a look at a 2004 Wellcraft Walkaround 24 and really liked what I saw. Good size for the family and I. Looked like a nice beginner boat.

My question is, has any had experience with this boat before? Construction, issues and the like. It has a Johnson 175 on it which my research says is a decent motor but might be under powered just a bit. Price wise, I think it might be too high but with this market I’m not sure. It is priced at low 20’s.

Real issue, is what is everyone’s thought from experience.

Thank you in advance.

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View the latest post Helm Toggle Switch Plates

I have a 1988 San Tropez, a fantastic ship that i am in process of doing upgrades to. One in particular is; replacing all helm toggle switch plates. On the ignition switch plate, in the lower rite quadrant, there is an information plate that is inserted into the ignition switch plate. Can anyone refer me to a supplier or, have a picture of one & I'll have one made. Thanks.

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View the latest post Attachment(s) 240 Walkaround windshield

It’s a 2002. The starboard curved part is broken. Please let me know if someone is parting one out.

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View the latest post New Member/major project

Will be converting 1976 scarab 300 to cc with outboard power. Anyone done this before? Will post photos.

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View the latest post 1988 PORTOFINO 43 PROPELLER SIZE?

Hello to all! I'm new to the site and not too "Forum Savey." (01/19/2021)
Is there a place on this site to target Portofino owners specifically or am I in the right place to ask the following question?

I am seeking information specific to the Portofino 43 powered with cat 3208 turbo diesel engines..
Specifically, what size prop was on this boat, when shipped from the factory?

I have the 1988 Wellcraft Portofino 43ft. It came from the factory with Caterpillar 3208 turbo diesels. The previous owner was having some performance issue and decided to replaced the original factory "3" blade props with the "4" blade 22"x23p props that are on it now. He told me the "performance issue got worse." He no longer has, and can't recall the size of the original 3 blade props.

The issue: I am presently getting 2200 rpm at WOT and 10 psi of boost. I'm told I should be getting 2800 rpm at WOT and near 20 psi of boost.
Prior to previous owner's information regarding the prop change, The engines (1,000 hrs) had extensive work and evaluation. IE: New Injectors, valve adjustment, timing adjustment, aftercooler cleaning, turbo cartridge inspection, fuel pressure evaluation, governor operation testing, fuel filter replacement, fuel tanks pumped out, etc, etc. All, to no avail.
The latest mechanic suggested checking the props and prop sizing... That's when I called the previous owner to find out he had changed them and this change bogged the engines. Argh!

Soooo, have I reached anyone that may help answer my questions or know of a place I should be looking?
Thanks in advance

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