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Update On My Engine:

Removed The Valve Cover To Find Cyl 2 Intake Stuck And Cyl 3 Exhust

Got Everything Free And Changed Oil All Good Now

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What about the Alt. Belt making contact with the hull?
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Chevy_Guy2005 wrote:

Update On My Engine:

Removed The Valve Cover To Find Cyl 2 Intake Stuck And Cyl 3 Exhust

Got Everything Free And Changed Oil All Good Now

 

 

I had the same thing happen to me. It was caused by a bad exhaust manifold leaking water. You might want to check your manifold.

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Norm--

There are probably two micro-switches where your cables (throttle & shift) mount on the top of the engine. One is ignition safety, the other starter circuit safety. That may be your neutral-interlock issue.

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Thank Mike: will try to take a look for those switches sometime next week..  I might be a bit smarter and easier to start with those engine cable mounting gears than starting to deassemble the shift control/handle.

Right now, it seems to be just a bit finniky once in a while.. but down the road, I sure don't want to get stuck somewhere cause it won't start up because of the gear.

Norm Richards
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Norm

your marathon shift lever is almost certainly the same as mine.
Behind the shift lever there is a microswitch which will not allow you to start the engine if it is anywhere other than neutral. I think that this is deffo your problem. Mine is disconnected ( by me ) because I may be stupid but I am not daft enough to try to start the engine while in gear!!!
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My boat is back in the water!!!!
The reverse problem is fixed - permanently. The hull has been high pressure jetwashed, scraped and repainted with antifouling. The anodes have been changed. The swim platform has been removed, sanded and 5 coats of yacht varnish. The bank balance has dwindled. The plugs have been replaced. The distributor has been overhauled. The shore power has been rewired for 'proper' voltage. A new access ladder has been fitted to the swim platform. Just need to get sober now so that I can take her out to sea!
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Hey Bill, congrats man, good for you! B O A T strikes again with great results.
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Dern !!, I'am left behind here. I am still working on restaining all the trim and have yet to get to painting the topsides and antifouling paint on the bottom. Congrats Bill, hope you have the wind in your face and clear and safe cruising ahead of you.
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Thank-you Sir Griffo.. will look for that microswitch.. Congrats on getting so much done on your vessel and back into the water.
Test is "sobering" then turn that key for access onto the "Med".

Yup Ron, it seems we've always got something to do on the vessels. My teak varnish is starting to peel on the swim platform and pulpit... Soon, I've got to get out the sandpaper and varnish!!.

Hopefully will do a 40 miler on Tuesday.. to Bobcageon (Lock 32 on the "Trent") for lunch with friends by the lock?? Weather has been a bit unstable here.. poured all day yesterday but clearing for the next couple of days.

Hope all are doing well this summer. (Get those BIG Fish pics coming) (Vern's MBOG Fishing derby is calling!).

 
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My Belt Problem Was Taken Care Of With A Smaller Belt

How Would I Check The Manifold?
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Hi guys.

I've just bought a Marathon Magna built in 1989 and I know
nothing about the boat except what I have picked up from
this forum. You may all be interested to know that my boat
is in the UK, moored in Rye Harbour on the south coast! I'd
love to know anything you can tell me about the boat as
it's not only a new boat but I'm a new boat owner!!!
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Sir Grey: Congrats on your new vessel. After checking the yrs and models, Marathon Boat Co. Inc. doesn't list a "Magna". Perhaps, we might be breaking new ground here in a new model for Marathon.

You'll have to send us a pic of your vessel, Sir Grey of UK?, from the "Rye Harbour" and the tale on how you found her and purchased her.  

In any event, congratulations on your new ship and a cordial welcome to our merry band of boaters of various experiences and boating knowledge. I think it is safe to say that most of us in here love to "boat" and enjoy being on the water. 

 

Just returned home tonight from vacation. The Marathon performed well on a 15 mile jaunt the other day and on the 80 miler the previous week with the co-captain. 

As always, I try to keep the camera close. (Will try to upload tomorrow evening and post some of the pics and some "running video"). (Always kinda kewl with some moving water action!).

Hope all are doing well both on and off the water. 

Norm Richards
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Thanks Norm, Sir Grey has a kinda good ring to it...

The 'Magna' does seem to be a manufacturer fitted transfer
so perhaps this is a 'lost' model! I'll upload some
pictures as soon as I work out how to and then I have some
questions...
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Boat weight - 1985 23' Marathon Sunblazer

Hello All
I have a 1985 23' Sunblazer.  Does anyone have documents or other acurate information on the weight of this boat.  It has the GM 260 engine with a Merc outdrive. 

Just got done replacing the wood in all the seats - what a pain.

Thanks
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Scott of Pain - or Chad of Killer?

We have a few specs.   

1985 Marathon Cruisers 2350 Sunblazer   (Sunblazer models between 1985-1988 are identical.)

 

This Marathon Boats inboard/outboard cruiser has a fiberglass hull, is 22.17 feet long (22’ 2”) and 96 inch beam (widest point). The boat weighs approximately 3100 pounds with an empty fuel tank and without any gear or passengers. 

Engine Information:

This boat may have come with the following or other engines :

   190 hp
   230 hp
   260 hp

 

 

 


Gunwale Length              = 23’ 9”

LOA                                 = 22’ 2”

Beam                               = 96” (8 ‘)

Fuel Capacity                 = 65 G

Water Capacity               = 27 G

Weight (empty)                =@ 3100 lbs

 

The above info can be seen on the scan of the original 1986 Marathon Brochure – (picture 4 for the Sunblazer model on page 58). The entire brochure appears on this forum on page 58 @ halfway down.

 

 

 

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Thanks, Norm

Seem a lot heavier than that?

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Edited by PainKiller on 16 August 2010 at 12:16pm
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That is empty or dry weight. Add "anything" to the dry and the weight is added onto the 3100!  But Please: don't try lifting it or you'll need lots n lottsa painkillers!!

 

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Selling my Marathon   $1000.00 with a galvanized trailer single axle.

email for phone #

steve_sorrow@yahoo.com

comes with marathon flag!

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  I don't want to dig up old bones, but why is this forum a continuous topic?

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Forum is Boat US, there are a lot of threads, some continuing like Chris Craft Catalina, and Marathon Boats.
What you describe is, I believe, archeology.
"If the course is hard, still steer."
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Have you tried to start a forum on your own so there could be threads grouped by category.  Yahoo and Google offer free service like that.  You start a group (Marathon Boat Owners) and then there are topics like; Model A, Model B, Model C, engines, places to go, canvas and upholstery...  Then each topic can have numerous threads that are specific to the original poster's question.  All of the can be searched.

Is there some advantage to BoatUS?
Like I said, I don't want to dig up old bones.
Also, I'm not volunteering to start something new.

I sure do enjoy sifting through some of the old posts here.
I really like the photos.

PainKiller
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In short, go to page one of this "thread", on the Boat US forum, see "post" number 5 and 6.
In a little more depth,
That is why this "thread" is what you call continuous.
Due to someone(moderator?)(in good faith) moving topics regarding fiberglass mid 80's to early 90's Marathons, to a thread where they were discussing aluminum boats (Marathons) made by a different company(Grumman?) with the same name.
And a lot of us like Boat US.
Not "as much" negative, political, name calling, argumentative, non boating crap as on many other forums.
And in regard to starting our own forum with model a, b, and c, with topics such as engines, canvas, places to go, with 40 something owners, 4 or 5 models, 4 or 5 different engine outdrive setups, do you think you would get more response asking the "one" person who had the same model as you, with the same engine, with the same outdrive, from the same year, with the same upholstery, with the same canvas, OR, asking all 40 something people that have a Marathon. We are talking about a very small sample size here.
There are thousands of Catalina's, and they have a long thread just like Marathoners, who at most made a few hundred boats.
And actually our guys, predominately, Bob and Griff and Norm, did start this group, and it is active and world wide.
There are several posts throughout Boat US forums that are related to other specific questions that are answered (sometimes by Marathon owners), that are grouped by topic and which can be searched.
You can search just the word Marathon, and find out about us and long runs and a small fishing village in the Keys.
"If the course is hard, still steer."
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Sounds good to me.  I'll add $.02 when ever I can help another Marathoner.  We sure do like ours.

Thanks
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And Painkiller. We all like ours too. Welcome aboard!
"If the course is hard, still steer."
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Hey guys, just picked up a 24' marathon on a drive across northern ontario. 5.7 litre mercruiser fires up after 2 pumps of the throttle every time. Actually just got back from a late night check on the boat before bed. Mine's an 89 and in remarkably good shape. Have a few questions about the boats if you guys have some time. 
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Sir of Roach:

Congrats on your new vessel: And even across Northern Ont? (I am a fellow Ontarian based on the "Trent-Severn" at Balsam Lake.)

We always have time to help and answer questions about boats!.

Sounds like your new vessel is in good shape. We have a picture page of our boats on Page 52 of this forum.. plus a members list, a scan of an original Marathon brochure from 1986 - (Page 48), plus 89 pages of info and all kinds of misc pics n stuff etc. 

Can send me some info and a pic of that new boat of yours to add to the boat collage for our Marathon Boat Owners Group?? (norm_richards@hotmail.com).

(I see you have your email listed so in the meantime, I can  send you a few fairly large documents on the background of Marathon Boats and this little group: The Marathon Boat Owners Group.

Anything you need, or questions etc: please don't hesitate to ask. We don't claim to know everything but there is alot of members with expertize from A to Z: Ie: staining wood trim to rebuilding engines etc etc.

PS: (Watch your junk folder just in case the marathon Documents that I send you end up there)

Again welcome aboard Sir Brian of Roach. 

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Hi Brian, welcome aboard. Another Canadian boat, eh?
"If the course is hard, still steer."
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EH? Not all of us say Eh. Eh?

But it sounds like from all appearances, "Eh" is being adopted as part of Official “Canuckian” in the Canadian dictionary, But I guess then we should also add "Molson" to that same dictionary, Eh?.

On a forum administration note: I’m playing a little ketchup in here... trying to bring the forum members/attendees list back up to speed.

FYI: Since May we have had six new owners attend in the forum.

And More following this summer.

Again welcome all to our forum.  

For those who have not yet provided: we would appreciate your (real) name, location, a pic of your Marathon vessel, an email Id etc: So we can update our forum group lists, picture pages, and so we can send you some background documentation on Marathon and our group forum.

To those whom have conveyed their email, information documentation on Marathon and our group will be sent to you: “The Marathon Journal”.  A couple of these emails are large in nature and consist of comprehensive documentation on Marathon from a historical perspective to our present group of Marathon owners and this forum: “The Marathon Boat Owners Group”. (It’s the only group of its’ kind, (that we are aware), which pertains to the original Marathon Boat Manufacturing Co. Inc. of Kershaw, South Carolina).

We do try to keep records of our members/attendees and their vessels and would appreciate the following: 

1)    Name (a real one names).

2)    DOB

3)    Generally: What you do for a living (IE: Bank robber/Plumber/Mechanic/retired etc)

4)    Location: City/State/Prov./Country

5)    Email ID.

6)     Vessel – Yr, Model/(If in Question-pleasse provide length of vessel), Engine size/model/cyl./manufacturer, Outdrive type/make

7)    Vessel name (If you have one)

8)    Frequented waterways used: (Boating waters you use your vessel) – salt or fresh water

9)    A picture(s) of your vessel (For the Boat Collage on page 52), (And/or a picture link)

Thank-you in advance

 

The last edition of our newsletter (or journal) was issued back in Dec.09. I guess it almost time to create the next edition of "The Marathon Journal").

Norm

Edited by Norm_Richards on 25 September 2010 at 6:52pm
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Eh, what? Yall don't?   
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1)    Name (a real one names). Mark Nicholson

2)    DOB 02/05/1958

3)    Generally: What you do for a living (IE: Bank
robber/Plumber/Mechanic/retired etc) Sales

4)    Location: City/State/Prov./Country Kent, UK

5)    Email ID. thegreywanderer@virginmedia.com

6)     Vessel – Yr, Model/(If in Question-pleasse provide
length of vessel), Engine size/model/cyl./manufacturer,
Outdrive type/make 1989 2350 Sunblazer 24ft 5.7 V8 Volvo
Penta.

7)    Vessel name (If you have one) Voyager

8)    Frequented waterways used: (Boating waters you use
your vessel) – salt or fresh water Coastal waters

9)    A picture(s) of your vessel (For the Boat Collage
on page 52), (And/or a picture link)
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Good to see you here Mark, My name is Ronald White and I also have a 2350, except mine is a 1984. Still working on it to get it restored. The last owner did not kept the boat up so I am having to get it ship shape before I put it in the water. Hope you have a lot of fun with your boat and hope you have a lot of fun on the forum.

 

Ronald

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Thank-you for the info Sir Grey:

You can always send me pics via email (norm_richards@hotmail.com) and I can post them up 4 you on the forum.. not a problem at all. 

Latest picture posting methods/instructions are on page 87 (@ 1/2 way down on the forum page).

 

 

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Hey all, Nice to see some other Marathon owners out there. Recently I bought a 1989 Marathon Cuddy Cabin 21'.5", with a 3.7 Liter Mercruiser Motor. I have a question maybe someone can help. If I were to try and remove the gas tank can I access it from removing the inboard motor and sliding it out or do I have to cut into the floor? Hope someone can help. It has a  small gas leak and cait take the boat out till its fixed. I bought a new gas tank and just have to swap them. But don't want to cut the floor if I dont have to.
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 A cordial welcome to you Geor83ge. And Welcome to your new (to you) Marathon.

I guess the easy answer to your hard ?? Is.. Hmmm, too hard to say without seeing the location/surrounding space around the tank. (I'm assuming that the small gas leak is actually somewhere in the steel/aluminimum tank portion and not a pinhole in the line?).

By the length you have conveyed (21.5') you must something like a "Starfish" or "Supersport" or  "Viva" model - they have @40 gallon fuel tanks but I don't actually know if they can be removed without removing the Engine. Would have to see it. 

Honestly George, try to examine the area. Try to picture if there physically is room to remove the tank. It should be fairly clear to your eye if there is any way to slide/lift it out without removing the actual engine (or attached engine parts) or cutting the floor!. (But Don't cut the floor!!). Try to leave the integrity of the vessel in tact. Cutting some of the molded hull structure may weaken the hull integrity of the vessel).     

(I know on my boat, my fuel tank is kinda buried on the rear port side. I would have to remove my 5.7L *V8 out of the transome area to be able to remove my 65 gallon gas tank.. but I would never cut my floor).

You might have more room to play with being that you have a 3.7 (4cyl) but as you say, might be limited but the floor area.. (but again, don't cut the floor!). Much safer to yank the engine, pull the tank, replace with a new tank and reinstall the engine.  

Might also suggest to get a marine mechanic to take a quick look.

This might not be very much help but without seeing it, it's hard to picture your working space and if it is physically possible to "yank the tank" without pulling the engine but if I can tell you anything it's not to compromise the hull integrity but cutting any part of the molded hull structure of the vessel. 

Edited by Norm_Richards on 02 September 2010 at 1:58pm
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(Good news & Bad news)...

 

First the good news.  

1) Welcome to George DiIorio, from Saddle Brook, New Jersey. George, you are the 47th Owner to appear in this forum. Welcome to the Marathon Boat Owners Group.  (Email is on my profile). If you send me yours, I'll send you some info on Marathon & our group.

2) And the Bad news. I received an email from USA Norm Webb, member # 36 of Gardener, Mass. He had to sell his vessel. (His 1983 Starfish was sold to a marine mechanic from Sutton Mass.).

Hopefully, from time to time, we might be able to get an update on the restoration of this 1983 Marathon Starfish 2200 from the marine mechanic. 

Norm: You, (& Susan) will always hold #36 as the 36th Marathon Owner to be a part of our Marathon Boat Owners Group. Keep in touch Sir. All the best to you in all your endeavors.

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shrimper wrote:

Selling my Marathon   $1000.00 with a galvanized trailer single axle.

email for phone #

steve_sorrow@yahoo.com

comes with marathon flag!

 

 

I guess I missed this one earlier. 

STEVE!!! You're killin' me!.

Honestly sorry to hear that you are selling your vessel Steve: we understand that you have to do what you have to do: but atleast keep the flag as a momentum of this group of merry men??  

For all that may not know, Steve Sorrow is (and will continue to retain as a historical notation - regardless of the sale or no-sale of his vessel), the 14th member ever to enter the Marathon Boat Owners Group. Steve has owned the only 2nd generation of Marathon in our fleet of Marathons: Marathon Cruiser Series: a 1992 Marathon Cruiser 2100. 

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Hey Geor83ge
Welcome and congrats. 

FYI - my 2350 Sunblazer has an aluminum fuel cell in the aft port engine well.  It is secured and not fabricated into the hull.  Engine removal would be mandatory to remove the cell intact.  I can take photos today if you think it will help.

Do you know where the fuel is leaking from?  Do you know what caused the leak?  Will the new cell suffer the same?  Do you really need to replace the cell?

First thing to do is get a good hold on the fuel cell and try to make it move.  If it moves, look to see how it's secured to the boat's chassis.  Constant/repetetive shifting could cause a wear hole in the cell or, more likely, a seam to crack.  This would probably require removal.

Steel and aluminum fuel cells can be welded.  A certified welder will be able to do this cheaper than buying a new cell.  If you can return the one you got?

You may want to do a pressure test on the fuel cell before you go any further.  This is not too difficult to do.  You'll have at least three lines to the cell. #1 will be the fuel 'fill', #2 will be the 'vent' tube and #3 will be the fuel 'supply' to the Carburetor.  You'll have to confidently plug any two and apply compressed air to the third.  An air pressure gauge must be in-line somewhere in the test set-up. 

It would be a good idea to replace all the hoses and clamps (and your fuel filter) with brand anyway.  Make sure that you buy hose that is specifically labeled as fuel line.  Replace the hose clamps with stainless steel clamps while your at it .  Vent and supply probably have the same inside and outside diameter.  The fill tube hose will be a larger diameter and again must be rated for fuel use.

You can use a radiator pressure test kit for the test itself.  I've used the one that they sell at Harbor Freight and it would work ~ about $60.   A trip to a local auto service garage is going to cost you the same.

http://www.harborfreight.com/radiator-pressure-tester-kit-65 053.html

Look at the fittings that come with the test kit and make sure you can attach the pump to one end of any of the hoses.  You might have to be creative here.  Plug the ends of the other two hoses then attach all three hoses to the cell.  You can buy plugs at the same auto parts store that you got the hose from.

You may need to buy longer hose than you actually use so you have working room.  Cut to length after your test is complete. 

Apply pressure with the hand pump.  10 pounds should be enough.  You'll see and hear the cell bulge.  Leave the set-up sit for a while and check your gauge.  If there is no leak-down, hook your truck up to the trailer and drive the boat around the block a few times.  If you still don't have any leak down, your new hoses solved the problem. 

If you do have a leak-down, mix up a solution of dish soap and water.  Bring the pressure back up to your original reference point.  You can now use a spray bottle or a paint brush to apply the soapy water to all the hose fittings or any other location you suspect.  You will see bubbles in the soapy water where the leak is.  Make sure you check for more than one leak. Make sure you inspect is the fuel level sending unit gasket.  When all is done, make sure you have a very good and clean electrical ground to the cell.

You really don't want to pull the engine if you don't have to.

Good luck
Scott

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Well all's. Been a while. The season is almost over for us that are north of the Mason/Dixon..lol.. (Almost time to DL the camera and upload a few pics).

My boat will hit drydock.. hmmm.. perhaps next week - not exactly sure yet: will depend on the weather. Currently we have run 235.8 Miles this season with our Marathon. 

 

I need to inquired with all with a few questions concerning MBOG flags:

There is a coming member (Rick from Syracuse NY) who is coming in here. He owns a 1988 Bermuda Express 2550.

He is looking for a MBOG flag.

I don't have any more flags.. (We need a requirement of 25 flags to place another order with the printer to get close to the price we paid per flag ($32.18/each)(Canadian).  

So..

1) Is there enough (25) new or vintage owners who may want a MBOG flag(s) ?? 

and/or

2) Is there any member who got multiple flags and might be willing to part with one for Rick?? 

 

 

Edited by Norm_Richards on 16 September 2010 at 7:46pm
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1989 Marathon Bermuda Sport 2550 "Vintage Haven"
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Posted: 16 September 2010 at 7:45pm | IP Logged

PS: Rick.

This is the back of my Marathon (1989 Bermuda Sport 2550).

I have a different arrangement with my swim platform & ladder. Here's the back of mine.

 

Note the hand pull on the left side. Works well.

 

Edited by Norm_Richards on 16 September 2010 at 7:46pm
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