Originally Posted by theartfuldodger
such a break is a defective bolt, for the real break if not installed right would have been at the mount, this happens alot in the automotive industry, and after test performed by labs, the bolt was not harden right. If you wish to know my experience 35 years in the automotive industry, heavy equioment and marine as well. I myself installed new engine in my 33 O/I Morgan two years ago, and works very good, thanks to Yanmars retrofit kit.
S/V The Artful Dodger
Thanks for your input..that was my initial idea, but they said otherwise..
anyway...all is fine now...