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I am due to some in-the-bilge quality time this winter when it is tolerable weather to twist a wrench. The sea water pumps are a *itch to get to, like wrestling a python in the bilge. They are mounted low at the front of a 427 where you have to be a contortionist to get to them. I aslo found a little spray coming from a circulation pump too, and that means I need to look closer and see if it's a gasket or something about the pump itself that will need attention. I'll chronicle all the work, but I'm not looking forward to it just now, it's cold out there.
When I get in there I'll also be checking all the plugs and setting valve lash.