Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Columbus, Ga
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Re: Re Powering a Cal 39
if its just losing compression thats an easy fix...yeah a rebuild but hardly a reason for a repower
in any case Im fond of vetus engines, as well as kubota and all its other names
btw the first salvadoreans to sail around the world did so on a cal 39, they recently got back on a rebuilt perkins 4108...
they rebuilt it here vefore leaving and came back 3 years later or so...and did them just fine, its a workhorse and like above have some peculiartites like leaks and stuff but losing compression is normal on old engines...
I vote for rebuild but that depends on the boat and owner
Merit 25 sold...Islander 36 still afloat? who knows...Im still in Columbus, and back...I think...jajajaja!!!!
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