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  1. Installing electronic spark timing distributors on a q engine

    I have installed est distributors on my q engines. We made hold down bracket and bushing. I have all the measurements of the bushing 11 16th of an inch thick plus the gasket that gives enough end play at the oil pump. I'll post some pictures. The engines never run so smooth Click image for larger version. 

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  2. Oct 2016 - First Color Coat on Side of Magic Potion

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    I don't have time to write at the moment, just posting this pic of the first color coat on the side. The 2nd coat came out great.
  3. Welcome Aboard!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Joe Egolf View Post
    I bought a 1982 Cat 281 off of lake Michigan. so far so good. The gunnel top sides are chocolate brown as is the transom . Pettit chocolate brown, hard to work with and thin so far, is 20 % thinner too little?. I have tried roll and tip and spray with "fair " results, can you wet sand and buff it to shine better?. I had both engines[305's] running briefly with water from the hose ,had good oil pressure and water flow . Now neither engine will crank, I turn the key ,gauges respond but
  4. Aug 2016: Magic Potion Update - Painting the Hull Part 1

    I decided to paint the stern part of the hull first, mostly so I could work on a smaller area and develop my techniques with the sanding, fairing compound, primer, and paint that I was using.
    After removing the scuppers, I sanded the hull with 80 grit sandpaper using a 5" round, oscillating sander. Next step was to wash the stern with water, then a solvent (I think it was 202 solvent).
    I decided not to remove all the paint, because if it didn't come off with my paint scraper ...
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