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Old 14-04-2009, 14:20   #1
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Boat: Carver 330 Aft Cabin "Island Beauty"
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Closed Cooling System Install

Hello All:
I have a 1991 Carver 330 Aft Cabin (that I really love) w/twin Volvo Penta engines (620 hrs) w/open cooling system (freshwater boat). I'd like to move her to a saltwater environment (California) after converting to a closed cooling system (kit).

Can I do this without causing harm to the engines? I've heard that closing up engines of this age may cause problems ... something about scale build-up (that I don't understand).

Any/all advice appreciated.

Thank you very much
- Gary
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