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Published on Oct 11, 2013
Tour the worlds only operating authentically restored WW2 Higgins PT Boat PT658 Engine room! Powered by three Packard 5M-2500 V12 Gasoline engines rated at 1850 horsepower each! These beasts will propel the 50 ton boat at speeds up to 50 knots. Focus and explanation of Engine control gage board, DC Switchboard, shift levers, starter and generator, voltage regulator, tank level indicator, battery box, workbench, oil sump tank, starter solenoids, water cooled exhaust pipes, Supply and Exhaust Fans, See additional videos of Engine Startup procedure, cranking engines, running the engines, finally followed by a short video of PT658 underway in downtown Portland OR. Also please see our website at www.savetheptboatinc.com. We are a 501c3 non profit that is in dire need of donations. Please help! Thanks Jerry