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post #5 of Old 04-20-2010
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It does depend on the engine, some have oil systems that are designed to acccomodate heeling to a degree.... but some don't. Others, for some reason, like to dump all the oil out into the bilge/engine pan if heeled too far on one tack or the other.. a messy lesson best left unlearned.


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