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Forum: Diesel   04-16-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 7,939
Posted By denby
Re: no start Yanmar

At 15* c I don't see a temperature problem. And with only 400 hours I really don't see a valve problem.

Will the engine idle at 800 to 1000 RPM after it warms up?
Forum: Diesel   04-16-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 7,939
Posted By denby
Re: no start Yanmar

Arvicola,

How cold is it when you have trouble starting the engine? The 2GMs do not have glow plugs. My 2GM20F has trouble below 50*f, which is about 10*c. To start the engine the throttle...
Forum: Long Island   11-15-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,345
Posted By denby
Welcome aboard Mike. What size and make boat are...

Welcome aboard Mike. What size and make boat are you using for this trip? From Essex I would stop at either Point Judith or Cuttyhunk. But it depends on what boat we're talking about.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-14-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 6,680
Posted By denby
swells are easier then chop any day. Did a...

swells are easier then chop any day. Did a tropical storm in open water, 25 to 40 kt winds and seas 12 to 14 ft out of the south. We were heading west under sail and had no problem taking everything...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-14-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,613
Posted By denby
I think you will have a lot of soot to deal with....

I think you will have a lot of soot to deal with. If so, it would be a problem.
Forum: Diesel   11-13-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 7,939
Posted By denby
rchad, How cold is it where you are? The...

rchad,

How cold is it where you are? The 2GM has no glow plugs so if it is 50 degrees or colder the engine will have problems starting. To start a diesel engine in the cold give it full...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 6,095
Posted By denby
You better have good insurance because they would...

You better have good insurance because they would sue you. Trust me, I've been sued for stuff I had nothing to do with and the insurance companies just settle out of court because it is cheaper to do...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-22-2011
Replies: 82
Views: 7,766
Posted By denby
Congratulation Fuzzy. Hope you have many years of...

Congratulation Fuzzy. Hope you have many years of enjoyment with her. Fair winds.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-20-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 6,095
Posted By denby
Before you lock up someones property check with...

Before you lock up someones property check with the local police, you could be arrested for unlawful restraint. I have a big problem with people using my driveway ( even had a car dealer up the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-17-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By denby
Blower? Isn't that engine diesel?

Blower? Isn't that engine diesel?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-16-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,139
Posted By denby
I use my main without the battens quite often and...

I use my main without the battens quite often and don't notice any difference in performance except in lite winds, 5kt or less.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-16-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,852
Posted By denby
Ditto.

Ditto.
Forum: Diesel   05-09-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,341
Posted By denby
Caleb, my 2GM20F has compression valves but I...

Caleb, my 2GM20F has compression valves but I don't think I would ever use them. They seam to be stuck.
Forum: Diesel   05-09-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,341
Posted By denby
Without glow plugs it will be ruff starting. You...

Without glow plugs it will be ruff starting. You need to start it at almost full throttle, but keep a hand on the throttle to drop it down to an idle fast as soon as it fires. I wouldn't use WD40 or...
Forum: Diesel   05-09-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,341
Posted By denby
Bones, what is the rest of the model #? Does the...

Bones, what is the rest of the model #? Does the engine have glow plugs? If not then it might be a little ruff starting. Let me know. If the fuel is okay then that engine should start up.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-08-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,983
Posted By denby
You would think that if you spend about a million...

You would think that if you spend about a million on a boat they would install a gimbal radar dome.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-05-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 7,402
Posted By denby
BITE ME! :D

BITE ME! :D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-01-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By denby
Looks like the keel is separating from the boat....

Looks like the keel is separating from the boat. I don't know how Pearson made their boats but that looks serious.
Forum: Diesel   05-01-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,132
Posted By denby
KC, try this thread, let me know if it is...

KC, try this thread, let me know if it is helpful.

www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/43418-bleeding-your-yanmar-engine.html
Forum: Diesel   05-01-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,132
Posted By denby
No, I missed read your post. You have to bleed...

No, I missed read your post. You have to bleed all the way to the injectors. There are a couple of ways to do it. Let me find the thread that explains it. In the mean time I hope Mainsail chimes in...
Forum: Diesel   05-01-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,132
Posted By denby
Are you bleeding the fuel line step by step...

Are you bleeding the fuel line step by step starting just after the lift pump?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-01-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,168
Posted By denby
Fair winds and enjoy your trip.

Fair winds and enjoy your trip.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   05-01-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By denby
Welcome aboard and congratulation on your new (...

Welcome aboard and congratulation on your new ( to you ) boat. O'Day made a pretty good boat. Good luck with it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-01-2011
Replies: 75
Views: 6,158
Posted By denby
Caleb, yes a winged keel. He said he wanted to...

Caleb, yes a winged keel. He said he wanted to test it after we re-bedded the keel that spring.:D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-30-2011
Replies: 75
Views: 6,158
Posted By denby
Oh and for will we're at it, I would like to...

Oh and for will we're at it, I would like to thank Dawg for helping me out on some boat projects:D
and for running my boat aground last summer.:mad: :)
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