Author: Jerry Van Galder

Volvo Penta Engines Providing Power & Reliability to Ferries

Volvo Penta Engines Providing Power & Reliability to Ferries To get to Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, you need a boat. The special thing about the island is that it offers a glimpse, for visitors and residents, of what sea islands were like before bridges, causeways and development. Richard Inglis, Director of Transportation for Haig Point, located on [...]
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Not Just Rebuilt – Reborn

An Allison ReTran is the closest you will get to brand new without the costly purchase of a new transmission. Through the Allison ReTran process, technicians bring transmissions back to life following original factory specifications, using only Allison Genuine Parts where new parts are needed. Allison continues their commitment to quality and innovation as the [...]
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Ten Tips for Top Engine Performance

As summer approaches, it’s time to start thinking about the upcoming fishing season. Maintaining your engines, marine gears, and generators should be on your annual de-winterization to-do list. A proper maintenance plan is vital to not only maximizing your fishing time and enjoyment this season but to extend the life of your engines as well. [...]
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Repowering Boats with Volvo Penta – A Johnson Towers Specialty

We recently had the opportunity to repower two Volvo Penta powered vessels: a 28’ Carolina Classic and a 50’ workboat. jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { if( typeof jQuery('.ult-carousel-20323284115f22d785eb3d0').slick == "function"){ $('.ult-carousel-20323284115f22d785eb3d0').slick({dots: false,autoplay: true,autoplaySpeed: 5000,speed: 300,infinite: true,arrows: true,nextArrow: '',prevArrow: '',slidesToScroll:1,slidesToShow:1,swipe: true,draggable: true,touchMove: true,pauseOnHover: true,responsive: [ { breakpoint: 1025, settings: { slidesToShow: 1, slidesToScroll: 1, } }, { breakpoint: [...]
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