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Forum: Diesel   02-09-2014
Replies: 267
Views: 69,477
Posted By Wulf
Re: Perkins 4.108M DIY Rebuild -- A Narrative

I just stumbled across this excellent thread and couldn't put it down. I hope Porfin is ok, has anyone heard from him? Fingers crossed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-04-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 936
Posted By Faster
Re: Swan owners technical forum

James.. a dedicated thread is a good idea, but I think the issue you'll run into (already have, by the look of it ;)) is that you may be one of the only SN contributors who owns a Swan, if there are...
Forum: Diesel   12-08-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,798
Posted By ctl411
Re: Perkins 4.108, Stop solenoid failure

I'm having intermittent problems with mine. It's a Perkins 4-154 I tied a small line to the shutdown lever the solenoid pulls. When the electric doesn't work I can just open the engine room door...
Forum: Diesel   12-08-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,798
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Perkins 4.108, Stop solenoid failure

The Stop Solenoid activates a small push/pull rod on the back of the injection pump that when pulled out somewhat, cuts of the fuel. The injection pump on the 4-108 is on the port side of the engine...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-12-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 4,261
Posted By Michael K
Re: Fiberglass ..classic??

James,

Without pictures of your rehabilitated boat, as far as we can tell you haven't done squat! That's right - without pictures it never happened. So you go right ahead, moan and groan all you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-12-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 4,261
Posted By CatalinaRob
Re: Fiberglass ..classic??

From a financial standpoint, its clear your not going to make money and will loose money (otherwise we would all be buying old boats, restoring and selling them at a profit - and quite our day-jobs)....
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