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Forum: Diesel   09-03-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,157
Posted By yjchun
As you suggested, I did adjust valve clearances...

As you suggested, I did adjust valve clearances but did not see much difference. I did ask an engineer here to take a look after all. After careful examination (He pointed my valve adjustment was all...
Forum: Diesel   08-26-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,157
Posted By yjchun
Today on the way back from a nice sailing, I felt...

Today on the way back from a nice sailing, I felt a slight vibration when I raised engine rpm, I ignored. When I lowered RPM to approach the slip, engine stopped.

I opened valve cover, all just...
Forum: Diesel   08-23-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,157
Posted By yjchun
fryewe: Well, All I have is a socket wrench and...

fryewe: Well, All I have is a socket wrench and spanners. I am reading the workshop manual right now and will try it as you suggested. will be a good study.

HPLou: I replaced engine oil and oil...
Forum: Diesel   08-22-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,157
Posted By yjchun
yanmar 3gm30f 1 cylinder bad condition

Hello.

My new (first) boat has a 10 years old yanmar 3gm30f.
Engine works fine but not good sound and vibration (especially in low RPM) and feels like underpowered.
I am planning to bring the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-09-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,718
Posted By yjchun
Repainting here means reapplying gelcoat? or any...

Repainting here means reapplying gelcoat? or any alternative, simpler and cheaper? and do i need sanding? looking up awlgrip in forums, it sounds not easy to be applied on big mast.
Please give me a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-08-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,718
Posted By yjchun
carbon fiber mast maintenance

Hello.
My new boat, freedom 30's mast looks dull (looks badly affected by UV) and gray with strains. I tried to remove strains first with soap but no success. My guess is the mast should look shiny...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-03-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 5,019
Posted By yjchun
Thanks to your suggestions, I today signed the...

Thanks to your suggestions, I today signed the deal for '86 freedom 30 shoal keel version. It's not in a perfect condition and previous owner ripped everything off the boat not leaving a mooring...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-09-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 5,019
Posted By yjchun
Thanks for the advises. I will fly over to check...

Thanks for the advises. I will fly over to check the boats next week. Freedom first as it looks best choice considering price and performance. I will let you members know when I become a new owner....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-07-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 5,019
Posted By yjchun
Thanks for your input. This will be an investment...

Thanks for your input. This will be an investment in my life time and happy to read your opinions.

When I first found Island packet 27, she looked beautiful and could dream of going everywhere...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-07-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 5,019
Posted By yjchun
Advice wanted: Freedom 30 and Hunter 30

Hello. I'm buying my first yacht and I have to say it is very tough to make a decision. I'm planning to liveaboard and hope to make some long distance sailing in the future. I'm a korean and boats...
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