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Old 04-08-2010
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If you look at the engine/transmission, it will likely have a label that has important information like the model of the engine, which is likely a Westerbeke, rather than a Westerby... which isn't a make of diesel engine AFAIK. It will also have things like the HP rating of the engine and the engine serial number as well as the transmission gear ratio.

You can see the label on this photo of a Westerbeke engine, just right of the bronze water strainer, silver and black on the top of the engine:

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