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Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Tampa Bay Area
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Re: Perkins 4-108 Fuel Injector Pump Leak
I really should read my posts as my auto correct on the cell phone does fun things. I unfortunately do have the water heater right there in the port bunk area making access fun. I honestly have no clue as to the hours on my motor as until recently the hour meter was not working.
Have your oil checked and cross your fingers. Are there no fuel logs or other records aboard from which to make an estimate? Most of the boats that we have seen in the 1983-86 era range had, roughly, 3000 hours on them. We were at about 3300 when our pump went and our sister ship--Ocean Angel--lost hers at 3250+/-. PM me if your oil comes back dirty and I'll send you some information via email.
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