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Forum: Diesel   07-19-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By rejjr7
Re: Universal M25 hard starting and smoking

Thanks for the reply eherlihy.

I believe the glow plugs are working well. I say this because all the wiring on the engine is new from a diesel re-seller in Virginia called Trans-Atlantic diesels....
Forum: Diesel   07-19-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By rejjr7
Re: Universal M25 hard starting and smoking

My pictures aren't showing up for me... just in case they aren't working, here are the links.

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0ByQkJyjNtHdKbTFGV3IzR21EMnM/edit?usp=sharing
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Forum: Diesel   07-19-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By rejjr7
Universal M25 hard starting and smoking

Hi all!

So I've recently installed a used M25 in my Catalina 27 and it really runs very well. Nice and smooth, plenty of power, and I'm just ecstatic to have a reliable backup for when the...
Forum: Diesel   07-01-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By rejjr7
Universal M-25 Exhaust port underwater?

Hi All,

We've recently had our inboard installed on our 1986 Catalina 27 Tall rig and are very excited to start using our new (to us) sailboat.

I've noticed that the exhaust port, however, is...
Forum: Diesel   11-12-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By rejjr7
Re: Starting an M-25 on a pallet

That's great! I wonder if their backyard shifted a couple of feet during that film...

I'll take a video of ours running once I get it all set up.
Forum: Diesel   11-12-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By rejjr7
Re: Starting an M-25 on a pallet

Here are some pictures of the engine on photobucket...

universal m-25 pictures by REJInspections - Photobucket (http://s1076.photobucket.com/albums/w456/REJInspections/universal%20m-25/)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-12-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By rejjr7
Re: Last sail as a single man! Can you help??

And here is the boat I found and fixed up... I did alot of work to it!

http://photobucket.com/1974irwin33

I'll post pics of my Catalina 27 Tall Rig soon, probably in another thread.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-12-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By rejjr7
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-12-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By rejjr7
Re: Last sail as a single man! Can you help??

Yes I have pictures but I need 10 posts to post them... So this makes nine...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-12-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By rejjr7
Re: Last sail as a single man! Can you help??

This is actually what I ended up doing! Even though its the naysayers that always respond (which is fine, they wouldn't be naysayers if people like me weren't around to give them something to nay...
Forum: Diesel   11-12-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By rejjr7
Starting an M-25 on a pallet

Hi all!

I just bought a great looking 1986 Catalina 27 Tall Rig. She doesn't have an engine installed but came with a Universal M-25 diesel strapped to a pallet that the guy purchased from Trans...
Forum: Diesel   07-05-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By rejjr7
Re: Nanni Diesel 3.9h smoking and laboring

In neutral it behaves perfectly and can be revved to 3k or so.
Forum: Diesel   07-05-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By rejjr7
Re: Nanni Diesel 3.9h smoking and laboring

Sorry, I wasn't clear. Straight up on the temp gauge is 180F but the needle goes a little past that to around 200F. I don't think I'm having an overheating problem, I think the elevated temp is a...
Forum: Diesel   07-05-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By rejjr7
Re: Nanni Diesel 3.9h smoking and laboring

We aren't running that hot I think. When we took it out yesterday it didn't get over 200F. Straight up on the temp gauge is around 180 though so I think its running hot?
Forum: Diesel   07-05-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By rejjr7
Re: Nanni Diesel 3.9h smoking and laboring

I haven't done that yet, but I will now, thanks!





We jumped in and cleaned the prop and shaft but the rest of the boat hasn't been touched in nearly a decade. The bottom is very dirty. I...
Forum: Diesel   07-05-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By rejjr7
Nanni Diesel 3.9h smoking and laboring

Greetings gurus!

A little backstory. I've recently fallen into a 1974 Irwin 33. A very nice boat that has been neglected. Long story short it's sat in the water for the past 8 years.

It has a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-17-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By rejjr7
Last sail as a single man! Can you help??

I wasn't sure where to post this, and this forum seemed harmless enough, please feel free to move this post if its misplaced.

I'll get right to it. I'd like to use your sailboat for a weekend in...
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