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Old 12-08-2013, 12:16   #16
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Re: Engine Intake Size?

Originally Posted by Krogensailor View Post
We have a 1" engine intake but we have this kind of strainer. Seems to me this is pretty restrictive. I'm going to change it out larger slotted one.
Not necessarily a good idea:

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Old 12-08-2013, 20:26   #17
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Re: Engine Intake Size?

"The boat is already on the hard and I am replacing all the thru hulls replaced (they are original and the boat has problems with the galvanic corrosion due to what we suspect is a bad charger), so it makes sense to do it now. "

Now would be a good time to do it and after reading what Gord posted, it's probably a good idea.

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