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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-26-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,084
Posted By puff6022
Cylinder Head Bolts

I have a Yanmar 2GM20F, I had it rebuilt a few years ago, I now have a very small bit of oil in the bilge, It looks like it is coming from where the cylinder head seams to the block. Is that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-27-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,586
Posted By puff6022
Fuel Pump

I have an IP27 with a Yanmar 2GM20. I have a 12 volt Fuel Pump between the Racor and the Mechanical Fuel pump on the side of the engine. The 12 volt Fuel pump has gone bad (runs Continuously)...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 3,317
Posted By puff6022
Rust on Dacron Sails

How do you get rust stains out of Dacron 6 oz Sails
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-11-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By puff6022
Bile Pump Connections

What type of waterproof wire connections should I use for installing a New Bilge pump? I have always just twisted the wires and then wraped with shrink wrap. Is that OK? or should I use something...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-27-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 6,242
Posted By puff6022
I found the problem, On a strong starboard tack...

I found the problem, On a strong starboard tack (my thru hull is on the starboard side) the thru hull comes out of the water allowing the hole system to drain and loose prime. I am going to install...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-13-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 6,242
Posted By puff6022
Island Packet says there is no way the thruhull...

Island Packet says there is no way the thruhull comes out of the water on either tack
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-13-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 6,242
Posted By puff6022
Water Pump Yanmar 2GM20F

I have an 86 Island Packet 27 with a Yanmar 2GM20F. I keep losing prime to the raw water pump. I have moved my raw water strainer down to waterline, replaced all hoses, had the raw water pump...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-15-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,060
Posted By puff6022
I will try it, Thanks

I will try it, Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-15-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,060
Posted By puff6022
Do the battery cables go bad over time ?

Do the battery cables go bad over time ?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-15-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,060
Posted By puff6022
The Batteries are fully charged and the terminals...

The Batteries are fully charged and the terminals have been cleaned. I've had this problem the entire time I've owned the boat( 7 years). It has never failed to start, but my wife and I just came...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-15-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,060
Posted By puff6022
Just clicking

Just clicking
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-15-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,060
Posted By puff6022
3rd time a charm

I have an IP27 with a 2GM20 Yanmar diesel. I've always had to push the start button 3 or 4 times to get the starter to engage. A friend also has the same boat and engine and he has the same...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-02-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By puff6022
Changing Style of Chainplates

I have an Island Packet. I snapped off the Port Side Upper Chainplate at the deck, 21 years old. The 3 chainplates are welded together and glassed to the inner hull. It is going to be pricey to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-31-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 1,610
Posted By puff6022
Island Packet Chainplate

Has anyone ever had their chainplates replaced after it parted?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-25-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 3,250
Posted By puff6022
absolutely. I had the same problem on the same...

absolutely. I had the same problem on the same engine. Sounds exactly like the problems that I had. Do yourself a favor. Replace it. It is easy if you remove the 4 bolts on the exhaust...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-25-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 1,689
Posted By puff6022
Fuel feed pump on 2GM20 Yanmar

I have a fuel leak at the Fuel Feed pump on my Yanmar 2GM20. I checked the hose clamp. Is there another area on the pump that could leak
Puff- Island Packet 27
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-25-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 3,250
Posted By puff6022
puff

sounds like a bad mixing elbow. How old is it
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-01-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,351
Posted By puff6022
Thanks for the Input. That sounds like the best...

Thanks for the Input. That sounds like the best plan. Thanks, Puff
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,351
Posted By puff6022
Replacing Standing rigging

I have an Island Packet 27 cutter rig. I want to replace the standing rigging myself without dropping the mast. I have already replaced the Forestay. I want to remove and replace the split...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-06-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,229
Posted By puff6022
I will move it below waterline, Thanks for all...

I will move it below waterline, Thanks for all the info, Puff out
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-06-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,229
Posted By puff6022
I found the problem, a torn up cork gasket at the...

I found the problem, a torn up cork gasket at the top of the strainer
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-05-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,229
Posted By puff6022
Cam, My Strainer is about 12" above (higher)than...

Cam, My Strainer is about 12" above (higher)than the inlet on the water pump, should I try to take the hose directly from the seacock inlet ( 3/4") and hook it up diirectly to to the water pump as a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-05-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,229
Posted By puff6022
The Strainer is about 18" Higher than the...

The Strainer is about 18" Higher than the waterline and about 12" outboard of centerline on starboard side about 48" forward of transom
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-05-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,229
Posted By puff6022
Sailing Dog, Thanks , It is the raw water...

Sailing Dog, Thanks , It is the raw water strainer. I can pump the head and it is fine bringing water in. I don't loose prime until I am sailing on a Starboard tack at a good heel. The inlet is on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-05-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,229
Posted By puff6022
Perko Fresh Water Strainer # 493

I keep loosing prime to my water pump on my Yanmar 2GM20 Diesel ( Island Packet 27). The inlet is shared with the head. I replaced head and still loose prime. The strainer is probably the culprit...
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