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Forum: Diesel   03-27-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By scottthardin
Re: Use of Yanmar Oil versus store bought oil

Not sure I replied to your latest reply. I did send Yanmar an email and here is their reply:
"I believe the standard rating now is CJ-4 or higher. But as long as it is a good grade diesel oil you...
Forum: Diesel   03-24-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By scottthardin
Re: Use of Yanmar Oil versus store bought oil

The manual says do not use CG-4 or CH-4 rated oil. I am with you; I want something readily available at reasonable cost so that I can change oil easily and frequently. I can't imagine DELO or...
Forum: Diesel   03-24-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By scottthardin
Re: Use of Yanmar Oil versus store bought oil

Shell Rotella seems like a good product but it carries a CH-4 rating (among others) which is what Yanmar says not to use its engines (at least my manual says that and I have a 2008 3YM30). Chevron...
Forum: Diesel   03-24-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By scottthardin
Use of Yanmar Oil versus store bought oil

My Yanmar manuals says not to use oil with a rating of either CG-4 or CH-4 which is a common rating on diesel engine oil found in auto part stores. The manual says valve train damage could result. ...
Forum: Beneteau   09-12-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 729
Posted By scottthardin
UV Damage to main with in-mast furling

I have a 2009 Beneteau 343 with in-mast furling. My main has suffered UV damage to various sections along the leech; some on the edge some as much as 5 or 6 inches from the edge. The sail is...
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