Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 11-05-2015, 18:53   #1
Registered User

Join Date: May 2014
Posts: 229
Velvet drive repair near Savannah

Traveling up the ICW, and my 1976 velvet drive is now making horrible noise (starboard). First noisy like a rubbing, now clattering.

Planning to stop at Thunderbolt marine (mm 582). They recommend ww williams as a repair company. Are the reasonable and good?

Any recommendations for someone able to repair the issue, and perhaps take a look at the Lehman engine too? Just found a quart of oil in the engine pan this evening.

Will arrive at Thunderbolt tomorrow / Tuesday, and need feedback fast before I possibly make a poor choice on a service company.

Thanks!

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I537 using Cruisers Sailing Forum mobile app
__________________
SeaSon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-05-2015, 21:04   #2
Registered User

Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Niagara Falls
Boat: Westsail 32
Posts: 347
Re: Velvet drive repair near Savannah

Second WW Williams for the transmission and the engine. They are top quality, work fast and are good value. They've seen it all.

Thunderbolt Marine is a very competent yard.
__________________
Seymore is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale: Leyland 1.6lL Diesel, Borg Warner Velvet Drive Transmission, and Walter V-Drive Journeyman Classifieds Archive 0 03-03-2011 17:19
Borg Warner Velvet Drive spinning tomrobalo1 Propellers & Drive Systems 10 31-03-2009 21:41
4108 & Velvet Drive 1:1 ? S/V Elusive Engines and Propulsion Systems 6 16-03-2008 17:23
Qst - Velvet drive Transmission help appreciated. dkall Engines and Propulsion Systems 3 19-10-2007 13:41



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:09.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.