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Forum: Diesel   07-26-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 699
Posted By thedigitalforge
Yanmar YSE12 vs. YSE12L

Dear All,

Does any guru out there know the difference between a Yanmar YSE12 and YSE12L?

I have searched online and at Yammarhelp.com but can't find any information.

Thanks
Jim
Forum: Diesel   07-11-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 6,204
Posted By thedigitalforge
Smile Problem solved!!

Engine now STARTS!!!!!!!

OK folks, here's the story in the hope it's of use to someone in the future.....

1. Removed head and reground valves. Injector totally stuck in head and impossible to...
Forum: Diesel   10-04-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 5,686
Posted By thedigitalforge
Diesel Additive

Hi Dabnis,

Thanks for your advice. I have decided to try 'Diesel Magic' injector cleaner by Coma before pulling the hardware apart. Will let you know how it goes!

Cheers
Jim
Forum: Diesel   09-20-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 5,686
Posted By thedigitalforge
BTW Yanmar plate is on top of the gear box behind...

BTW Yanmar plate is on top of the gear box behind the block. This sure looks like a YSE8 or YSE12 with a hand cranking starter attachment (I wish I had that BTW!!) Is there a hatch on top of the...
Forum: Diesel   09-20-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 5,686
Posted By thedigitalforge
Hi eightpoint3 My decompression lever is on...

Hi eightpoint3

My decompression lever is on top of the cylinder head. I think it's just a mechanical link that lifts the exhaust valve.

I have recently installed a new starter motor (not...
Forum: Diesel   09-21-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 5,686
Posted By thedigitalforge
Tracking down the cause

Thanks for the tips. I think compression is fine and cranking speed/battery are OK - battery x 2 with solar top up cranks the engine as well as it ever did. The other suspect I have is the fuel feed....
Forum: Diesel   09-21-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 5,686
Posted By thedigitalforge
Yanmar YSE12 injector cleaning

Dear Group

I'm having a little difficulty starting my old Yanmar YSE12. It used to be a breeze, but just recently, it's taken several attempts. A member of my yacht club suggested a dirty...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-31-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By thedigitalforge
SailSim freebies

Hi SD,

I have some free download codes for SailSim (as a developer, you get given a few). Would you like one to get a free copy. I'd be interested in any feedback!

Let me know!

Cheers
Jim
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-31-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By thedigitalforge
Thanks, Smackdaddy!

I am a developer and user. The iPhone has got sooooo much potential. An app I recently bought is JourSail - this is a *superb* logging application (not written by me, by the way...wish I had :-) I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-31-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By thedigitalforge
Smile Greetings from Scotland

Just discovered SailNet. Looks like a very good and busy forum.

I am competing next in our local club regatta in my Atlanta 25 'Jolly Roger' so will post some updates on my blog.

I also just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-31-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 79,624
Posted By thedigitalforge
A very sad story

Very best of luck with the salvage and refit.
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