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Search: Posts Made By: Dockdozer
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-11-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,300
Posted By Dockdozer
Boston Whaler Tender

Ok guys tell me what you know about a 1978 9' Whaler. Is she to heavy for davits? How dose she sail, tow, roe, and carry a load?
Thanks
Dockdozer
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,254
Posted By Dockdozer
Boston Whaler Tender

I was just wondering if anyone out there, had any thing good or bad to say about a Boston Whaler 9' tender. Found a 1978 model for sale. How dose it roe, sail, and handle a load?
Thanks for Your...
Forum: Diesel 10-04-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Dockdozer
Finally. I want to thank everyone for your help....

Finally. I want to thank everyone for your help. The first thing I did when I got to the boat was bleed the fuel system. Lot of air! So I went over every fitting from the fuel tank to the engine. One...
Forum: Diesel 09-29-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Dockdozer
I will have to check the starter and connections,...

I will have to check the starter and connections, the battery was replaced last year with the engine. I am looking for some gauges so I can look for an air leak. Ok a leaking injector? Are you saying...
Forum: Diesel 09-29-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Dockdozer
And buy the way I forgot. Once the engine is...

And buy the way I forgot.
Once the engine is started she is fine. Idle is fine and smooth. Will run up to 32000 rpms. Never have herd a sputter. It is just hard to START!
Dozer
Forum: Diesel 09-29-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Dockdozer
Every thing on the engine was replaced new, from...

Every thing on the engine was replaced new, from fuel lines from the tank to muffler at stern.
I have replaced all filters. And polished the fuel with a pump and filter system at over 2 gal. a min....
Forum: Diesel 09-28-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Dockdozer
Steve This boat is new to me it is a Morgan...

Steve
This boat is new to me it is a Morgan 383, and the engine was installed in South Florida, and I am in Texas, and were I am located Yanmar specialist are hard to come buy around here. I would...
Forum: Diesel 09-28-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Dockdozer
Ok Guys I looked at the manual and it said...

Ok Guys
I looked at the manual and it said nothing about throttle at start up. What I thought was a inline filter looks to be a electric fuel pump I think? Their is a wire running out of it. I...
Forum: Diesel 09-17-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Dockdozer
Thanks Omatako That is what I thought! John may...

Thanks Omatako
That is what I thought! John may have something also but I am 80 miles from my boat and cannot get back to it for a week or two. Dieselboy may be on something also, because one time...
Forum: Diesel 09-16-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Dockdozer
John No some other things have come up and I...

John
No some other things have come up and I haven't been able to get back to the boat. And I left the manual. I hope you are right and I missed that in my reading.
Dockdozer
Forum: Diesel 09-16-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Dockdozer
Thanks Dieselboy Yes I have changed all the...

Thanks Dieselboy
Yes I have changed all the filters except the little inline filter close to the engine. All were Yanmar, and racor , racor is the 500 series . The engine starts with the throttle ok...
Forum: Diesel 09-14-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Dockdozer
Thanks Gary I am with you with to many filters....

Thanks Gary
I am with you with to many filters. I am going to remove the inline filter. How do you know what microns that the engine mounted filter is? I just replaced it with a Yanmar filter,...
Forum: Diesel 09-11-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Dockdozer
Negrini This diesel has done this since day...

Negrini
This diesel has done this since day one. I noticed the PO used the throttle to start it. After I got the boat home I changed one of the racor filters witch was a 30 micron and went back with...
Forum: Diesel 09-11-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Dockdozer
Thanks I did read the manual but don't...

Thanks
I did read the manual but don't remember it saying 3/4 throttle. But I will go back and read it again.
Forum: Diesel 09-11-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Dockdozer
Thanks I will try the WD40. The diesel injector...

Thanks I will try the WD40. The diesel injector guy told me that the injectors in some of the the new diesels do not flair, or fan, that it is a direct stream. He did not know about the new Yanmar. ...
Forum: Diesel 09-11-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Dockdozer
New Yanmar, hard to start, or just cold natured?

I have a new Yanmar 4Jh4AE. It has just 256 hrs. I have found that you have to use the glow plugs to get her to start every time you start her, or rev her up a little. Is this right? Every other...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-19-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By Dockdozer
New guy on the block, or just off his block!

Hello from Texas! I am an old guy from the old sailing school. Have not owned a boat in over 20 years, but it has never left my heart. Use to live on a Nor'sea 27, when I was in my 30s. Met my wife...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-19-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 4,491
Posted By Dockdozer
Cayenne Pepper Bottom Paint

Here the other day while I was at the dry dock, their was an old salt doing a bottom job on his boat. I noticed their was a large container of cayenne pepper next to his paint can, so I had to ask???...
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