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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-19-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,664
Posted By H216Sailor
jrd22 & ChicagoNewport27 -- Thanks a lot for the info

Thanks guys!

Good information to solve my problem.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-17-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,664
Posted By H216Sailor
CAL 27 Sound deadening/insulating ? material lining sides of Engine Compartment

The sides of the Yanmar 1GM engine compartment in our CAL 27 is covered with some type of soft foam type lining material that is unfortnately coming off the walls. Unfortunately, I don't know the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-05-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 5,739
Posted By H216Sailor
1983 Yanmar 1GM Engine - Oil for Gear Case

Thanks to all those providing comments on my question. Everyone had an answer or offered ways to get the correct answers and that is very helpful.

It's obvious there is a lot of experience...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-04-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 5,739
Posted By H216Sailor
DrB, Thanks for your reply. The 1983...

DrB,

Thanks for your reply.

The 1983 Yanmar engine manual list Shell Rotella as a recommended engine oil lube, along with Mobil Delvac and Esso and BP. Apparently in those days, Yanmar did...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-04-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 5,739
Posted By H216Sailor
1983 Yanmar 1GM engine -- Oil for Gear Case

The Yanmar engine manual that I have is written in several languages. Unfortunately, clear English language instructions wasn't a high priority item in writing the manual.

The recommended engine...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-02-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 10,619
Posted By H216Sailor
Thanks for your interest

Pentegingras,

No afront taken, espeically on a rainy day for you. In my novice state, it would be helpful if you could define what "polishing diesel fuel" involves.

Thanks again,
H216...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-01-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 10,619
Posted By H216Sailor
Pump out at end of season

DrB,

Thanks for the advice.

In my case, I think with a 12 gallon tank we may have an excess of fuel in the tank at the end of the season and at least some of it may be 1.5 to 2 years old.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-01-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 10,619
Posted By H216Sailor
Yanmar 1GM Diesel Fuel Consumption

Petegingras,

In response to your questions, I'm not moving the boat in the sense of from one harbor to another and, while I'm always interested in saving fuel, the question is not related to fuel...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-31-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 10,619
Posted By H216Sailor
Yanmar 1GM Diesel fuel consumption

I am new to a 1983 Yanmar 1GM engine in a CAL 27 and have no prior experience with diesel engines.

I would like to get an estimate of the diesel fuel consumption (gallons/hr) at 2500 rpm. Any...
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