Thomas Allgood

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hey guys why do the 427 engines turn over so  slowly Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert SIMIRIGLIO Jul 1.

Thank you- 427 port engine not gettng fuel
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I want to thank all you good guys for all the help as I did a rebuild of my 427s  the starboard motor started and ran so smooth. The port motor is not getting fuel. I put some gas down the carb and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Allgood Jun 10.

Heat exchanger
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help guys I took my heat exchanger apart to clean it out and there is a rubber bladder on the ends. Is this just to seal the ends. Or is it to separate the chambers.  I’m just about ready to fire…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt Cowles May 15.

Oil filter - 427
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ok brain trust at Commander club I got two motor craft FL-1A oil filters for my 1971 427s and the hole threads are to small. Are there two different oil filters for this motors. I threw out the old…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ronald Zick Apr 17.


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Which Commander model do you presently own?
35' Commander
Boat Year
Boat Name
Chris Craft 427
Home Port
Alba mar BC
Phone Number
734 552 3926

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At 8:40am on February 20, 2019, Mike Schrage said…

Yes, I sold the boat back in 2015 and changed gears - literally.  We bought a 42' Grand Banks trawler.  However, I did love our Commander.  We had it for 12 seasons and traveled on it most every summer.  I just got to the point of wanting something more comfortable and reliable for long distance cruising for a couple weeks at a time. Good luck with your windscreen!

At 4:07pm on February 18, 2019, Mike Schrage said…


When I replaced my bridge windscreen on the 35 Commander, I had it fabricated by Allied Plastics in Toledo.  I had mine done 10+ years ago, but it looks like they're still in business.

I took the old one down to them to use as a template for making the new one and was happy with their work.

Another option is Laird Plastics.  They have an operation in Warren, MI on Groesbeck.  I had the windscreen pieces for my current boat cut by them - all the pieces were flat, not shaped like on the Commander. 

From a cost perspective, you're probably better off going with Allied if it's not too inconvenient to travel to them.

Good luck!


At 7:51pm on February 5, 2019, Jeremy Goldstein said…


I bought it in June of 2017 , 

I spent a lot of time buffing the superstructure out.

Since October of 2017 I've been doing a huge amount of restoration work. 

Currently the whole boat is gutted but hope to be done with the major glass work by this coming spring


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