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Forum: Diesel   12-18-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,869
Posted By Flyyboy
I guess I need to start somewhere. The water's a...

I guess I need to start somewhere. The water's a bit cold for a dip to check on the prop but that seems an obvious place to start. Thanks..
Forum: Diesel   12-18-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,869
Posted By Flyyboy
Why did you replace yours. Were you getting any...

Why did you replace yours. Were you getting any other symptoms other than a hot exhaust pipe?
Forum: Diesel   12-18-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,869
Posted By Flyyboy
I meant to say the intake manifold. I took off...

I meant to say the intake manifold. I took off the air filter and could see a lot of soot just behind the opening. I used a white rag to wipe as much as I could reach with my fingers. It is full....
Forum: Diesel   12-18-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,869
Posted By Flyyboy
My tach was broken for a long time so I can't...

My tach was broken for a long time so I can't tell if I have ever achieved a higher RPM. However, I do remember going aground on a sandy bottom as was able to power off. I'm not sure that I could do...
Forum: Diesel   12-18-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,869
Posted By Flyyboy
I can go much faster under sail. My hull speed is...

I can go much faster under sail. My hull speed is about 6 Kts. I can only get about 3 kts or so at 2000 RPM. I do remember going faster at one time on engine alone but I don't know what the RPM was.
Forum: Diesel   12-18-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,869
Posted By Flyyboy
Yanmar not making RPM

Ok this one has me stumped. I have a Yanmar 3GMF and can only make 2000 RPM's. My guess is that I'm leaving a lot of power untapped by not getting close to the max of 3200. Also when I recently...
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