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cubedog



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PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2008 6:15 pm    Post subject: installing heat into a boat Reply with quote

how do you go about installing heat in a freshwater cooled engine?
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MikeW
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 12:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cubedog, if you have a closed cooling system you T into the hot water side of the heat exchanger, run a line to the heater, a line out of the heater back into the heat exchanger. Cool
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cubedog



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 5:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wow mike sounds fairly easy thank you. will any type of heater work or are they specifically for boats? now if i could get her running that easy i'd be happy. thanks-cubedog
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MikeW
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 11, 2008 7:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

There are marine grade water heaters. They are more compact and are built to hold up in the marine environment.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 11, 2008 4:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thanks again mike
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