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Old 06-05-2018, 01:43 PM   #1

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Default 1998 242 Shabah

I have several questions. I am having either loose connections on my sending unit or it is not working. I am a weekender so hard to get it repaired quickly, is it okay to drive it until I get it fixed in the next few weeks?

Since we are weekenders we don't get to drive it a lot, this is our first summer so I don't know how many hours we will put on it but I figure we will drive it about every other weekend. How often should I change the oil?

Last question, does anyone know the size or what I can get to replace the cup holders in the boat or how to clean them? Some are rusted on the bottom.
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    Default Re: 1998 242 Shabah

    Cup holders are at places like West Marine or eBay. You can also pickup replacement sender units at West Marine or eBay.
    I change my oil every fall (1x per year) when i have the boat winterized.
    Its not going to hurt the boat if your fuel gauge doesn't work but you might want to carry a small gas container just in case you run out of fuel before you get it fixed.
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