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post #8 of Old 07-14-2011
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When my boat with a Perkins 4108 is not being used much, I 'll run the engine once a month, I bring it up to operating temperature, then run it in reverse at 1500 rpms for 15 minutes, then run it in forward at 2000 RPMs for another 15 minutes, then 15 minutes to cool down in neutral. Seems to have worked fine for this engine.
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