Powerboat Maintenance Manual
QUICK REFERENCE DATA
CHAPTER ONE / GENERAL INFORMATION
CHAPTER TWO / TOOLS, FASTENERS AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT
CHAPTER THREE / HULL MAINTENANCE
Synthetic paint systems / Maintaining wood, aluminum, steel and fiberglass / Specifications
CHAPTER FOUR / OUTBOARD MOTORS
Fuel selection / Engine oil selection / Premixing fuel (2-strokes) / Consistent premixing / Oil injection system (2-strokes) / Other lubricants / Engine flushing / Shear pin / Lubrication / Anticorrosion maintenance / Tune-up / Troubleshooting / Propellers / Accidental immersion / Lay-up and storage / Recommissioning / Specifications
CHAPTER FIVE / STERN DRIVE AND INBOARD ENGINES
Fuel requirements (gasoline) / Proper engine oil selection / Pre-operational checks / Starting check list / Post-operational checks / Periodic maintenance / Compression test / Ignition service / Carburetor service / Diesel engine tune-up / Cooling system flushing / Engine troubleshooting / Winter lay-up storage / Specifications
CHAPTER SIX / STERN DRIVE AND INBOARD DRIVE UNITS
Standard installation / V-drive installation / Stern drive installation / Inboard final drive maintenance / Mercruiser stern drive (early model I) / Mercruiser stern drive (late model I) / Mercruiser stern drive (model II) / Mercruiser stern drive (model II-TR, 215, III) / Mercruiser stern drive (Alpha One except Generation II) / Mercruiser stern drive (Alpha One Generation II, Bravo One and Bravo Two) / OMC stern drive / OMC Cobra stern drive / Volvo stern drive / Yamaha stern drive / Jacuzzi jet drive maintenance / Propellers / Specifications
CHAPTER SEVEN / ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Battery systems / Battery chargers / Power inverters / Bonding / Lighting / Shore power / Auxiliary power plants / Repairing and splicing wiring / Making a wiring diagram / Power plant lay-up / Battery lay-up / Specifications
CHAPTER EIGHT / MARINE ELECTRONICS
Typical radio installation / Other receiving equipment / Preventive maintenance / Soldering / Repairing and splicing wire / Replacing a transmission line / Coaxial cable connectors / Emergency antenna VHF / Using a multimeter / Engine instruments / Navigational instruments / Specifications
CHAPTER NINE / GALLEY
Cooking fuels / Alcohol / kerosene systems / LPG systems / Stoves / Optimus / Primus alcohol and kerosene stoves / Homestrand / Kenyon alcohol stoves / Homestrand kerosene stoves / Propane marine stoves / Converting to bulk LPG / Ice box / Refrigerators / Norcold model MRFT 614 / Norcold model DE-250 / Norcold model DE-250A / Norcold model DE-250C / Norcold model DE-251A / Norcold model DE-400 / Specifications
CHAPTER TEN / FRESH WATER SYSTEMS
Simple water systems / Pressurized water systems / Water tanks / Sanitizing water systems / Purifying potable water / Automatic water pumps / Par pumps / Jabsco pumps / Water faucets / Water heater / Troubleshooting / Specifications
CHAPTER ELEVEN / HEADS
Typical systems / Thetford portables / Thetford Electra Magic / Thetford Aqua-Magic (Galaxy, Starlite) / Thetford Aqua-Magic IV / Monogram Handiheaad II / Monogram Monomatic II / Sealand / Mansfield vacu-flush / Sealand / Mansfield 911-912-M28 / Raritan crown head / Raritan compact, PH, PHE, PHII and PHEII / Ball-head / Holding tanks / Waste treatment systems / Recirculating systems / Specifications
CHAPTER TWELVE / TRAILERS AND TOWING
Trailer weight / Hitches / Sway controls / Lighting / Trailer inspection / Trailer frame / Trailer brakes / Electric brakes / Hydraulic brakes / Tow vehicle / Specifications
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