1. billgriffin

    Fresh Water (Lake Michigan) Mercruisers or Diesels

    I am trying to narrow down my choices for a SR Express Cruiser in the 36-40’ range. Ultimately, my wife & I may enjoy exploring longer range trips from SW Michigan (Superior, Huron, Chicago, etc.). I’m seeking opinions about which type of engines would be best.
  2. Seabiose

    Diesel engine and hot water tank hookup

    Hello, I had to change the relieve valve on my hot water tank, I decided to use the occasion to run the pipes to the engine room so I get hot water from the engine. I got the pipes in the engine room, now where do I hook to the engine? Caterpillar 3126 350HP Marine engine. Link to a video or...
  3. BBOC

    CAT 3116/3126 Engine Survey

    Looking for suggestions for a good CAT Marine Engine Surveyor in East Michigan/Metro Detroit... Just looking for the CAT Engines to be Checked out before I buy... what is the cost some have seen?
  4. gamaral

    Cat 3116TA Turbo Repair / Replacement

    Hello - first post - hope I do this right! Our 1996 SeaRay DA450 Sundancer with Caterpillar 3116TA engines appears to need her turbos either rebuilt or replaced due to prior salt water ingestion. The turbos are corroded inside and the housing has apparently swelled. We replaced both mixing...
  5. C

    Advice: Caterpillar 3126TA Diesel Engines in 2001 Sea Ray 420AC Aft Cabin

    I am thinking of purchasing a 2001 Sea Ray 420AC Aft Cabin with twin 3126TA diesel engines. Both engines have less than 100 hours. These are original engines that have only been used a few times each season. I took the boat on a sea trial and they seem to run great. Before I sink the money into...