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  • New to me Chapparal 2005 220 ssi. lots of questions.

    Sorry this is a long one.

    i bought this new to us rig late last season, and only got to take it out 2 times before i found a leaking lower unit prop shaft seal, and had to shop it. I am prepping for this year, and want it to be as flawless as possible.

    The PO told me quite a few things that were recently taken care of, including new risers, so my list isnt as long as it could be.

    Fix carpet snaps: full carpet and a few snaps are broke or ripped out. I have the kit to fix this up.

    buff top half: i already acid washed, and buffed/polished below the rub rail at the end of the year last year. Got to do the top.

    check power steering: I want to check the fluid levels, and verify the fluid is good. is there a change interval?

    check trim pump: it seems to work fine, but its very loud. I want to verify level, and fluid as well. change interval for that one?

    check fuel filter: i have ordered a replacement. I had some buzzing sounds that sound like they are coming from the pump.

    adjust bunks: i added to forward bunks to the trailer, since it only had 2 8fts in the back.

    install outer bunks: i want to add some vertical 2x6 bunks to the outside of the main bunks.

    clean engine bay: shredded the serp belt, so its narsty in there.

    fix gauge panel: typical Chaparral corrosion under the faux wood. not sure what i will do yet.

    fix cover snap: same as carpet. a couple are missing.

    hour meter: doesnt light up. Any suggestions where to start?

    tach: jumps around. Ive seen threads about lubing the tach, but this one doenst have the knob on the back.

    check plugs: no idea when spark plugs were changed last. probably just change them anyway.

    Anything else i need to do?

    New serp belt, new impeller, recent oil change, new gear oil, new risers,

    added bunks

    rebuilt winch post

    the reason for it all

    2005 Chaparral 220 SSI

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