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Search: Posts Made By: yohoho
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-20-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,795
Posted By yohoho
BINGO ! Yes that sounds spot on. I know from...

BINGO !
Yes that sounds spot on. I know from bitter experience it's always the thrust washers that go long before the clutch plates and that explanation explains why.
I did actually read your post...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-18-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,795
Posted By yohoho
Thanks for that, very interesting. What I was...

Thanks for that, very interesting.
What I was actually bothered about though was if leaving it in neutral would cause any damage and nothing to do with speed/drag.
Remember we are taking about a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-17-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,795
Posted By yohoho
So that clears that up......NOT!! lol Think...

So that clears that up......NOT!! lol
Think I'll just leave it in neutral
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,795
Posted By yohoho
In gear or not ??

I have a Hurth/ZF gearbox and want to know should I select reverse when sailing ??
I had one on another boat I owned reconditioned a few years ago and the ZF agent who did the work told me it is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-29-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,454
Posted By yohoho
To all the people who mentioned 'metal to metal...

To all the people who mentioned 'metal to metal contact'.....you are obviously not familiar with the part I am talking about because that is exactly how it's designed to be, with metal to metal...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-29-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,454
Posted By yohoho
Well the cost was quoted to me by the place who...

Well the cost was quoted to me by the place who were looking at my gearbox at the time. I thought it was ridiculous but when I called ZF here in Australia to find out for myself they would talk price...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-28-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,454
Posted By yohoho
Noisy Gearbox................???

My gearbox is making a clattering sound even in neutral. The noise decreases as I increase revs.

I suspect it is the cush plate thing with the springs in that bolts to the flywheel. I noticed it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-17-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By yohoho
Thanks to you all.............. I used some White...

Thanks to you all.............. I used some White Vinegar sprayed on, left for a few mins and hosed off. A few applications was all it took.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-14-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By yohoho
Thanks for all the help people - it is...

Thanks for all the help people - it is definately salt, there is nothing else it can be unless someone sneaked up while I was at anchor and sprayed something on every square inch of the hull !!...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-10-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By yohoho
Stubborn Salt stains on hull.....anyone !!!

I have just returned from a 6 month trip and have bad salt staining on my hull. As the hull colour is Blue this really shows up. I have tried fresh water, soapy water, water with chemicals for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-05-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 901
Posted By yohoho
HELP.......need info on Perkins 103-10 urgently !

Can anyone give me details of the operating revs and temp of this engine please ?????

I have just had the 3rd gearbox failure on this engine in as many years. The dealer tells me it must be a prop...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-04-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,397
Posted By yohoho
Perkins 103-10

Can anyone give me details of the operating revs and temp of this engine please ?????

I have just had the 3rd gearbox failure on this engine in as many years. The dealer tells me it must be a prop...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,240
Posted By yohoho
Operating temp for Perkins 4-108 ????

My workshop manual for my Perkins 4-108 is amazingly detailed in every respect except a few crucial areas, namely -

What is the operating temp range of this engine ?
What revs should it be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-25-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By yohoho
What Solar panel for my start batt ?

Hi, I've just bought a Bosch N70 batt for starting. Specs are 135 RC, CCA 300, 90-100 AH. The engine is a 3 cylinder Perkins. I had the idea of putting a small solar panel running through a reg to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By yohoho
Draining refrigerant ??

While checking my engine oil the other day I noticed rust on the bottom of a part of my refrigeration system. It's a eutectic unit driven from the engine. The rusty part is the small tank with the...
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