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Water Heater Connection Change increased SS top speed 20%

Moving the water heater from the heat exchanger line to the thermostat by-pass increased my steady state (over two hours) top speed by close to 20%. see
http://www.sankaty.homestead.com/speed.html

For more details on how to change it see
http://www.sankaty.homestead.com/waterheatercircuituniversal5432.html

My engine is a 1980'' 32HP Universal 5432 that is very similar to the Westerbeke M40 of the 1980''s.
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