SailNet Community - View Single Post - To Rebuild or not to Rebuild that is the question
View Single Post
  #7  
Old 02-14-2014
jrd22's Avatar
jrd22 jrd22 is offline
Courtney the Dancer
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: San Juan Islands., WA, USA
Posts: 3,828
Thanks: 3
Thanked 16 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 15
jrd22 will become famous soon enough
Re: To Rebuild or not to Rebuild that is the question

You should always replace the thermostat(s) after overheating an engine, at a minimum. You should also change the raw water impeller if it was starved for water and if it is missing pieces you need to look for them in the heat exchanger. If it starts OK when cold you still have good compression so the basic engine isn't toast. If it isn't using coolant then you probably don't have anything to worry about. I won't comment on the rum/night/boating thing.
__________________
John
SV Laurie Anne

1988 Brewer 40 Pilothouse

Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
The Following User Says Thank You to jrd22 For This Useful Post:
CaptainRahnn (02-14-2014)