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DIY how-to with projects we take on ourselves, from fixing to building, we try to do it all ourselves. We sometimes fail but always learn.

Installed Seaflow Bilge Pump - Chris Does What

Seaflo Boat Bilge Water Pump 750gph EP #6 || Bayliner Bowrider 175

Installed the Seaflo bilge pump and the first day of testing in our boat and we love it. May get another one just to have a spare in the bilge, at $29 it does not cost much. Danielle’s biggest fears on the ocean are sinking and sharks, this pumps water out of the boat faster …

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Bilge Pump Replacement On Inboard Boat EP #5 || Bayliner Bowrider 175

Figured while we had the engine torn down in our inboard outboard boat, it was the best time to replace the bilge pump on this sterndrive Bayliner. The bilge pump started smoking when we were washing the boat out and filled the bilge with water. It was a scramble to get it unplugged so it …

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Review 2 Amp Marine Battery Charger EP #4 || Bayliner Bowrider 175

Marine charger for $16 to protect our battery is worth it. This Black & Decker 2 amp battery charge will save me $100s not having to replace my marine battery in the boat as often. Plus we like to sit out in our 2004 Bayliner Bowrider 175 to escape the Florida bugs and listen to …

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Remove Head Off Mercruiser 3.0 Liter EP #3 || Bayliner Bowrider 175

Took us about 2 hours to take the head off this boat engine for a Mercruiser 3.0 Liter engine in a 2004 Bayliner 175 Bowrider. The head did have a valve that was stuck, so we are going to have to get that machined, but I was really happy with the condition of all the …

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