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Search: Posts Made By: pkloop
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 4,850
Posted By pkloop
Re: The run aground poll

Yup..did this one too. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 4,850
Posted By pkloop
Re: The run aground poll

I ran aground coming up the channel on the way to a haul out/bottom painting job. Inattentive me turned on the wrong side of the marker and drove right up onto the bar..

I radioed the yard who...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-12-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By pkloop
St. Maarten to Florida end June to early July

Any thoughts/suggestions on routing? Obviously watching for tropical weather..
Go to DR >> then Bahamas or direct to Turks>> Bahamas..
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-03-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 6,158
Posted By pkloop
Re: Where is the best cruising in the USA?

El Rubio:

Don't try to convince him..we have enough northerners coming down and polluting the place as it is..:-)

Best cruising is SW Fl and the keys..we live here and love it..
Forum: Diesel 05-01-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By pkloop
PART WANTED: Volvo MD6a tach sensor

Anyone parting out a md6a? Need a new tach sensor and as usual Volvo wants WAY too much..

Am willing to buy a used one for reasonable if anyone has one..a nice to have but certainly not necessary...
Forum: Diesel 11-10-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By pkloop
Re: Question on Volvo MD6A problems

IMG_20121110_164235_zpsbfc44d22.jpg picture by pkloop - Photobucket (http://s1322.photobucket.com/albums/u566/pkloop/?action=view&current=IMG_20121110_164235_zpsbfc44d22.jpg)
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Forum: Diesel 11-10-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By pkloop
Re: Question on Volvo MD6A problems

IMG_20121110_155234_zps82aede7b.jpg picture by pkloop - Photobucket (http://s1322.photobucket.com/albums/u566/pkloop/?action=view&current=IMG_20121110_155234_zps82aede7b.jpg)

Sorry link should...
Forum: Diesel 11-10-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By pkloop
Forum: Diesel 11-10-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By pkloop
Forum: Diesel 11-10-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By pkloop
Forum: Diesel 11-10-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By pkloop
Forum: Diesel 11-10-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By pkloop
Re: Question on Volvo MD6A problems

Image of tranny..finger is pointing at where I believe the seal is leaking. Also..is there a special tool to remove the end cap? It has a slot in it that looks like a flathead screw..only much larger.
Forum: Diesel 11-10-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By pkloop
Re: Question on Volvo MD6A problems

Update: pump came back in excellent rebuilt condition..The motors has been completely reassembled and guess what? It runs like a top :-). Sounds good, starts easily. Have ran the engine for a few...
Forum: Diesel 10-30-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By pkloop
Re: Question on Volvo MD6A problems

Update:

Tore engine down and got it unstuck..appears very good inside. No damage to cylinders or bottom half. Approx 500 bucks in gaskets/thermostat/impeller kit...checked all torques...cleaned...
Forum: Diesel 10-08-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By pkloop
Question on Volvo MD6A problems

I have an md6a on a boat I recently purchased. The engine would not rotate. We removed the engine from the boat (hoo boy was that fun :mad: ) and began a tear down in the garage. Thec cylinders were...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By pkloop
NOAA weather radio accuracy is questionable at...

NOAA weather radio accuracy is questionable at times..
Last May crossing Florida Bay enroute to Key West:

"Wind SE 5 to 10 knots, seas 2-3 feet"
Actual? Winds S 15 gusting about 20 beating...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-20-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 1,518
Posted By pkloop
Just got back from Miami Boat Show/Strictly Sail...

Just got back from Miami Boat Show/Strictly Sail about an hour ago. Had a great time, went to the Lat's & Atts crusier party Saturday night..FREE beer & pizza! Its in 3 locations with a water taxi...
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