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Search: Posts Made By: tspooner
Forum: Diesel 01-30-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By gbennett
Re: Cooling problem solved now what's wrong with my tach?

Tspooner

On our boat the tach is energized when oil pressure detected by the oil pressure alarm sensor. Check the loose wire may have been connected to one of the oil pressure senders. Sea Dragon,...
Forum: Diesel 01-26-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By Faster
Re: Cooling problem solved now what's wrong with my tach?

Do you have an ammeter or a battery monitor? Tachs on diesels are either run off the alternator or a pickup off the flywheel, usually a single wire sensor bolted into the bell housing/adapter. If the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-09-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,224
Posted By Jeff_H
Re: masthead versus fractional rig?

I apologize I wrote this for another purpose and is a bit long, but it discussed the pro's and cons of masthead vs fractionally rigged sloops, as well as the cutter rig.

Sloops and Cutters are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-08-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,224
Posted By davidpm
Re: masthead versus fractional rig?

There are real engineers here that can give you more details but their are advantages to both.
The mast head rig is stronger. As you tighten the back stay you are directly tensioning the forestay.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-31-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,897
Posted By overbored
Re: How hot does your diesel run?

you are getting steam from the sea water at the exhaust elbow this means it is starting to get plugged. the exhaust gas temp is constant, sea water temp is constant so the only way to make steam is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-05-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By overbored
Re: Cooling problems - Help please

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-05-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By capta
Re: Cooling problems - Help please

Figure out which is the fresh water exhaust hose and take it off the pump. Start the engine. Water should come out that side of the pump in some quantity.
I am not familiar with that particular...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-05-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Tim R.
Re: Cooling problems - Help please

The fresh water pump is a very simple device. It usually only fails one way and that is a seized bearing. If it is spinning and there is sufficient coolant level, then it is pumping.



This is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-05-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By krisscross
Re: Cooling problems - Help please

Is there a thermostat? Maybe it is stuck. But the most likely culprit is the water pump. Did it make any noise before overheating? Sometimes you can squeeze the hose coming off the pump to feel for...
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