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Offline RonT

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Winterizing - MDCs
« on: December 18, 2009, 02:23:55 PM »
For those with MDC controlled instruments, don't forget to CAREFULLY remove the speedo hoses from the MDC before it freezes! The hoses can get stiff around the hose fitting at the MDC & tends to break off if not careful when removing. However hoses that are left on will trap any moisture in the sensative pressure transducer & will crack from freezing. Some have added Tee fittings (1/8" ) with short pieces of hose that is removed or capped so the MDC doesn't have to be disturbed.

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Re: Winterizing - MDCs
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2009, 02:26:48 PM »
can I ask the ignorant question, what is MDC?

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Re: Winterizing - MDCs
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2009, 03:23:28 PM »
it is the black control box for Medalion Electronic guages used in later amskiers MC and Malibu
somewhere in my site is a page regarding them and replacement availablity
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Re: Winterizing - MDCs
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2009, 06:37:32 PM »
After my little Medallion incident I switched to an analog speedo.  Just too easy to break the nipple off plus I just don't like the idea of water pressure on a membrane inside an expensive little computer.
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Re: Winterizing - MDCs
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2009, 08:59:08 AM »
Chris, so how is your setup set up with the perfectpass?
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Re: Winterizing - MDCs
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2009, 01:33:17 PM »
The previous owner took the PP off before trading it in. 
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Re: Winterizing - MDCs
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2009, 01:39:06 PM »
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The previous owner took the PP off before trading it in.


lame.....