SailNet Community - View Single Post - Runaway diesel
Thread: Runaway diesel
View Single Post
post #31 of Old 05-22-2013
Sea Sprite 23 #110 (20)
mad_machine's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Atlantic City, NJ
Posts: 3,217
Thanks: 5
Thanked 69 Times in 60 Posts
Rep Power: 3
Re: Runaway diesel

Originally Posted by dvuyxx View Post
I wouldn't mind practicing shutting off the engine by snuffing the intake. Can you harm a diesel by doing that?
only if you managed to get something sucked into the engine.

Generally only 4 things harm engines.

Low/no oil
foreign objects ingested

The rest is just wear and tear

Art Haberland

In the end all that matters is how fully you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things that did not belong to you -Buddha


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
mad_machine is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome