Monaco Restart

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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby Bill Edmundson » Wed Jan 18, 2017 7:32 pm

THUMBS UP! GREAT JOB!

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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby sscobra » Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:56 pm

Congratulations on the flip, Chris. Now your creative juices can really start flowing on finishing the interior. Skip
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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby Captnick » Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:39 am

Congrats on the flip- looking very sharp! With some luck I may reach that point by year's end. Keep up the good work-
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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby Adrock1 » Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:11 am

Wow. Looking really good. Love the color combo. I'm going for something similar on my overniter. Great job on the flip too.

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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby mrintense » Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:02 pm

Congratulations on the flip. Once you get over the overwhelming look of the empty hull, it starts to get more fun. Makes up for all the sanding! Looking forward to seeing what you do with it.
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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby speedracer » Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:26 pm

Thanks to everyone for your support. I've been out in the shop for hours looking it over, getting my plan ready for the attack. For the first time my wife referred to it as "my mistress".

Lots of parts came in today including the hydraulic steering parts. I'm pumped.
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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby speedracer » Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:38 pm

After I noticed Nick’s post I went searching for him and found “Downeast Monaco Utility build”. What caught my eye was Skip’s post from September there. He stated that he got his inspiration from Alan and Alan got his inspiration from Rich.

And now I am getting my inspiration from Skip!

I find that string unbelievable and a testament to this forum. Just thought I’d throw that out there.

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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby Bill Edmundson » Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:21 pm

Chris

And, You will become part of the legacy!

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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby Mr Hot Rod » Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:43 pm

If you need more inspiration, check out the Monaco builds by Bruce Dow and Keith :

Several builds (including the Hot Rod) have hydraulic systems.

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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby speedracer » Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:53 pm

Made some progress since the flip on January 18th. Mocked up all the deck battens, steering cylinder and gas tank mounts. Going to sand and seal the interior next while waiting on the engine to arrive. Decided on the same engine and transmission from PCM that Skip used in his Monaco. Not sure what the next step is??? Chris
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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby speedracer » Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:25 pm

Christmas has come to south Louisiana! See photos of the 5.7 L PCM engine which arrived today. Skip paved the way on ordering the engine without the cat converter. I had absolutely no problems with the order. Trucking company was a different story. When it hit six weeks I began looking for the engine. I discovered that it shipped on 2/27/17 and has been sitting at the dock for almost two weeks. No one called to tell me it was there. Oh well, it's safe and sound in my garage now.

Not much else to report concerning the build for now.
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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby sscobra » Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:43 pm

Looks familiar!! You will like the engine. Skip
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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby mrintense » Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:37 am

I can tell you from first hand experience that Skip's Monaco was the bomb with that engine. You're going to love it when it's running!
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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby speedracer » Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:23 am

I can't wait but am quite intimated at this stage. I have no clue on how to get started mating it to the boat. Hold on for a million questions soon.
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Re: Monaco Restart

Postby speedracer » Sat Mar 25, 2017 1:46 pm

I just realized I posted this on the wrong strong. Sorry Skip.

Making good progress on fitting the engine in the boat. I have a question concerning battery placement.

I am wanting to place the battery in the engine compartment, port side. My reason is mostly to counteract drivers weight on the starboard side but also want to move some weight forward a little. There is enough room to remove it. Fuel filter and fuel lines are on the starboard side.

Skip put his under the rear seat. I have room there and also under the front seat as well. Front seat moves the weight more forward of course.

Does anyone see a problem with the battery in the engine compartment? After all, it's like that in automobiles.

Any thoughts/advice will be greatly appreciated.
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