A September Century Coronado Restoration update

Here it is September and so many days have gone bye since I had a chance to update my Old Timer. The work on my 1972 Century Coronado has been slowly on going. But with a transfer for my job while still living in the same place almost put a stop to the restoration. I still was able to get a few things done and almost had to get part ways with my pride and joy. Read more…

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Posted on: September 22nd, 2011 at 1:30 pm

New year, new boat restoration update!

It is hard to believe that it is a new year. I finally had time to finish the wiring and viagra sans ordonnance put away the nightmare. all it took was eight switches, one push button, and one power https://www.acheterviagrafr24.com/achat-viagra-en-ligne-sans-ordonnance/ socket. Now all the wires and nice, neat, and the correct length. The alternator prix du cialis en pharmacie is also hooked back up correctly. I took time to put the windows back in the sides. Repacked the stuffing boxes. Added four enclosed speaker boxes. now all I have is to

put the seat back in and she is ready for a water test. I also picked up a hot foot throttle control that I plan to install when I get a chance.

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Posted on: January 3rd, 2011 at 6:49 pm

Early October update

As time moves along quickly I am slowing getting Old Timer back together again. Using all the extra time can find I have found the time to get the tank clean. I also got the fuel lines and filter replaced. I started to fix the amp gauge but figured out quick that the wiring is wrong. So now I get to play with more wiring, which I need to do before we get it back on the so the battery doesn’t die on the water. The best thing is that the boat now has a fuel cap which was a just a pipe block before. Click on Read more…

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Posted on: October 18th, 2010 at 8:10 am

Boat restoration project hits a snag on the water

We finally found a day to take Old Timer (OT) out on the lake. We loaded up and headed to Lake Georgetown. With the new carb on OT seemed to run a lot better. We all had a great day swimming. That was until we headed back to the dock.

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Posted on: August 31st, 2010 at 2:19 am

Restoring a classic, mid-August edition

100_2578I have had Old Timer (a 1972 Century Coronado) for a few months now and the process has been slow but steady. Since getting the boat home it has come along way. With the help of a new battery, I was able to get it started and running. For an older motor, the 440 Chrysler runs well. Not all the gauges seem to be functional mainly the ampmeter and fuel gauge. After working through the some wiring I got the bilge pump working. I also got the original FM/8-track radio working but due to a loose connection I decide to install a modern radio instead. I mounted the radio in a dry box under the glove box so it was more out of the way. Now it is time for a water test. Read more…

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Posted on: August 24th, 2010 at 1:18 am