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Old 10-29-2004, 05:46 PM
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Put this together this afternoon to winterize the Active Thunder. It helps circulate the antifreeze. Simply place the downward tubes into a bucket get a bilge or a water bed pump, pump the antifreeze from the bucket to the outdrive using a set of ear muffs. It just makes the whole job alot cleaner and you don't waste as much!!

1. 10 foot section of pvc cut for your measurements
2. 2-90 elbows
3. 2- 3" into 4" plumbing grommet
4. Pvc glue P.S. STOLE IDEA FROM "MY32DOMINATOR"
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Old 10-29-2004, 05:56 PM
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And it could double for silent choice for those late night returns to the marina
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Old 10-29-2004, 06:38 PM
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Did you take a pic of the bucket, pump and earmuff set up?
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Old 10-29-2004, 06:55 PM
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Didn't takes pictures of ear muffs or bucket didn't think you guys wanted to see pictures of a bucket or muffs well maybe muff!!
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Old 10-29-2004, 07:01 PM
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Can you get the pipes in annodized colors? Maybe I could sell it as an accessory.
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Cool but why even use antifreeze ?? Just get the water out , been doing it this way for years, never had a problem
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Old 10-29-2004, 08:54 PM
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I just put antifreeze in to be extra safe. Pat I'll trade you the blue prints for a new 37
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That is already patteneted.
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Here's the set up 32 Thunder is referring to. I it put together last year for winterizing the Dominator as drain plugs are a real B**** to get at. I used a 750 bilge pump for supply of straight antifreeze (not the pink stuff) to the drive "muffs".

It Works Awesome!!!
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Cool Idea!
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