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Old 12-10-2009, 04:31 PM
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How salty is the intracoastal? I live in Delray Beach and keep my boat on a lift. I run it every weekend but do I need to flush it every weekend?

BTW - I have closed cooling so it is only running thru my risers but is the intracoastal not salty enough to matter?
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Any Salt should be flushed, maybe at a different frequency, but it should be done regularly
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Delray is all salt water, Flush after every use. When my boat is in the water I flush for 20min. on each motor. My lift is in Boynton
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Just as salty as the ocean. Flush every use.
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So, if it's yellow let it mellow. If it's brown flush it down?
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down here if you can get onto the other side of federal highway.. well that is where it's brackish and 95 is fresh

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Were in Delray are you, my son live there?
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How salty is the intracoastal? I live in Delray Beach and keep my boat on a lift. I run it every weekend but do I need to flush it every weekend?

BTW - I have closed cooling so it is only running thru my risers but is the intracoastal not salty enough to matter?
yes....every time
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How salty is the intracoastal? I live in Delray Beach and keep my boat on a lift. I run it every weekend but do I need to flush it every weekend?

BTW - I have closed cooling so it is only running thru my risers but is the intracoastal not salty enough to matter?
I would flush after each use; at least 5 to 10 min.
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