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Parts and Preparedness - Boat Repair Essentials
Parts and Preparedness
Boat Repair Essentials

By Capt. Ken Kreisler — July 2001
   
 
 More of this Feature
• Part 1: Boat Repairs
• Part 2: Boat Repairs continued
• Essentials

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• Maintenance Q&A Index
• Maintenance Feature Index

Essential Tools
Pliers: long-nose, adjustable, and locking
Tape measure
Wrenches: pipe, Allen, adjustable, and oil filter
Socket wrench kit, including metrics
Hacksaw
File
Utility knife
Magnetic pickup
Bronze wire brush
Hammer
Screwdrivers: Phillips and flat head
Two-inch-wide paint scraper
Nut driver
Lightweight lubricant
Circuit tester

Essential Parts
Drive belts
Oil- and fuel-filter elements, including fuel-water separator
Thermostats (2)
Lube oil for at least 11/2 oil changes
Raw-water pump impellers (2)
Two gallons coolant diluted 50-50 with water
Can of brush-on instant gasket material
Hose and hose clamps
Spark plugs (if necessary)

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This article originally appeared in the May 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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