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Ering a Bertram Purchase and switching from Freshwater Lake…

Ering a Bertram Purchase...

Ering a Bertram Purchase and switching from Freshwater Lake usage to Salt Water

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1977 Bertram rebuilt Chevy engines 400 hp from Lake Erie usage to Atlantic Ocean usage

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Nope....This is an Estate Sale and the Boat is priced very low for movement....

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Jason
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Good morning, my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I read what you wrote but I do not see any kinds of questions. How is it I can help you?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
What needs to be done for Engine Corrosion prevention?
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I am Bill

Hi Bill. D​o the engines have closed cooling systems, with heat exchangers and antifreeze, or do they have open cooling systems, where seawater runs through the engine?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Closed cooling system running Antifreeze....

G​ot it. If the engine already has closed cooling then there isn't anything special you have to do other than flushing it as often as you can. With closed cooling systems, sea water never touches the engine block. However, seawater will touch the heat exchanger and exhaust manifolds. As often as you can you want to flush the engines with freshwater and then once or twice a season, run a product called "salt-away" through the engines to neutralize any salt. Click this link, this would be the product you want. http://www.saltawayproducts.com/MarineApp.htm I do want to make sure you are happy with my service before you go. If you had a further or more specific question on the issue by all means feel free to ask. If not, Just in case you do not understand the way the website works (and some folks do not). You do have to put forth a positive rating in order for it to credit me for helping you. When ratings are not done, the website simply keeps your deposit and they will not credit me. The ratings box is located at the top of the screen. To rate, you must select the star you wish and also confirm it. Please let me know if you run into any problems or errors when trying to do it. If you do have a problem, or if you can not see the ratings box which is at the top of the screen. Please reply back "I rate Jason's service _______" and fill in the blank.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Jason, thank you for the answer and you have indeed been helpful...! Bill Keegan

You are very welcome Bill. Thanks again and happy boating! -Jason

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