Turbo 36, removing the patio door

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Turbo 36, removing the patio door

Postby Skipper_Worse » Sat Dec 19, 2015 4:31 pm

I need to get my patio door refusbished and repaired; plus I need to remove and re-install engines and plan to do so through the door opening. Does anyone have info regarding how to remove it, how is it fasteneded, what to look out for, what not to do etc.?
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Re: Turbo 36, removing the patio door

Postby superheat6k » Sat Dec 19, 2015 10:45 pm

I replaced the rollers on my door when I had Ocean Belle.

In the door jamb are one or two adjusters - wind this in (or out) allowing the door to drop downward, then when fully down lift the door upward then draw the base outward.

Trend Marine sell the replacement rollers.
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Re: Turbo 36, removing the patio door

Postby Skipper_Worse » Sun Dec 20, 2015 5:13 pm

I was planning to remove not only the door but the entire frame as well. Any way to get engines out/in is a tight squeeze.
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Re: Turbo 36, removing the patio door

Postby severn77 » Sun Dec 20, 2015 8:50 pm

Sounds a big job, why are you removing the engines?
I assume you' ll have to use some sort of HIAB crane. If you get opportunity, I would love to see pics of the project when underway.
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Re: Turbo 36, removing the patio door

Postby superheat6k » Sun Dec 20, 2015 10:03 pm

The deck of the flybridge, I think, is a soft patch - removable to allow the engines to be removed.

One owner I spoke with overhauled both his engines inside the cabin by raising them on long stud bars. Took him almost a day to get the engine to caring deck height, but still a massive saving on a crane and removing the fly roof.

I partially overhauled one of my gearboxes in the cabin, and kept the carpets clean.
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Re: Turbo 36, removing the patio door

Postby Skipper_Worse » Sun Mar 06, 2016 10:57 pm

I finally got the job done, today. Wasn't hard. Remove covering strips, then six screws top, six bottom. Otherwise just silicone/mastic to cut through and then wrestle the door frame from the superstructure moulding. Came away nice and cleanly, with not a lot of effort.
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Re: Turbo 36, removing the patio door

Postby Skipper Gorm » Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:08 pm

Taking some pictures while doing this?
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Re: Turbo 36, removing the patio door

Postby Skipper_Worse » Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:57 pm

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Re: Turbo 36, removing the patio door

Postby Skipper Gorm » Tue Apr 05, 2016 8:45 pm

Did the engines get out through the door?
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