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Search: Posts Made By: haffiman37
Forum: Diesel 04-05-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,208
Posted By haffiman37
Providing your injectors performs as to specs...

Providing your injectors performs as to specs when it comes to opening pressure, no 'drips' and spray pattern, I would do a compression test.
The pump clearly gives fuel needed and a bit more,...
Forum: Diesel 04-01-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By haffiman37
Fresh or salt in the injectors does not matter...

Fresh or salt in the injectors does not matter that much.
Most likely if taking the injectors apart, you will find that the needle in the nozzle has 'blued' out, and when pressure testing the...
Forum: Diesel 04-01-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By haffiman37
If you have been running with water in the fuel...

If you have been running with water in the fuel it is a big risk that your injector nozzles needs to be replaced.
Pull the injectors and send to a shop.
Forum: Diesel 03-29-2011
Replies: 308
Views: 19,843
Posted By haffiman37
Coming! ...

Coming!
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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-28-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 82,309
Posted By haffiman37
I think you all forget the most important...

I think you all forget the most important 'variable', the skipper!
What kind of boat is the skipper capable and willing to handle?
Is he a 'dinghy' sailor that prefers the vivid Elan, or a 'sofa'...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-26-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,546
Posted By haffiman37
The panel you have is mainly suitable for...

The panel you have is mainly suitable for maintaining charge in the battery and will probably not add much.
However compared to the outboard charge it will probably give more in a 12 hours day...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-26-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,546
Posted By haffiman37
Outboard alternators is not intended for charging...

Outboard alternators is not intended for charging for consumption. mainly to 'top-up' a starter battery. A small solar that may be connected even when you do not use the boat is far better. A 30-40 W...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-26-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,546
Posted By haffiman37
Such a small outboard in 4-stroke is not what I...

Such a small outboard in 4-stroke is not what I would recommend in general.
If keeping it on the transom permanently, perhaps, but if as 'stow away' the old 2-strokes have less risks of oil spill....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-26-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,015
Posted By haffiman37
OMC, made this many years ago mainly based on the...

OMC, made this many years ago mainly based on the 25HP power head. The specific saildrive parts are a bit difficult to source, but not impossible. Even Volvo Penta made a similar one back in the late...
Forum: Diesel 03-25-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,828
Posted By haffiman37
Take the exhaust bend to a machine shop, drill...

Take the exhaust bend to a machine shop, drill and weld on a nut and install the temp switch just after where the water enters the bend.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-25-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 82,309
Posted By haffiman37
I've been around boats most of my life, and taken...

I've been around boats most of my life, and taken quite some both to the limits and some evenover the limits.
It is however only one rule I've found works and that is:
I want my body to 'break'...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-24-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,251
Posted By haffiman37
The feed-back in a wheel steering compared to a...

The feed-back in a wheel steering compared to a tiller steering is all about rear ratio, wheel diameter and tiller length.
With a gear ratio 1:1 (quadrant dia same as primary wheel on wheel-shaft)...
Forum: Diesel 03-24-2011
Replies: 308
Views: 19,843
Posted By haffiman37
That should in theory not be any problem. ...

That should in theory not be any problem.
However a liability insurance does not relieve the captain of the ship liability, it is just a guarantee towards damage to 3d party.
In case of a claim,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-23-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,927
Posted By haffiman37
The above unit looks rather similar to my...

The above unit looks rather similar to my Raymarine unit on my Jeanneau SO 37, but a bit more rusty!!!
I installed mine in 2003 an it has made about 20.000Nmiles without any problems.
I bolted it...
Forum: Diesel 03-23-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,347
Posted By haffiman37
Have a look at your exhaust back pressure. I used...

Have a look at your exhaust back pressure. I used to have that problem on my SO37 and Yanmar.
Two things caused it:
Jeanneau had mounted the sea water strainer on the suction side, and it turned...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-23-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 82,309
Posted By haffiman37
We had a lot of fun on our trip, and my wife...

We had a lot of fun on our trip, and my wife really enjoyed to fully stretch out in the cockpit. The spacious cockpit was in fact one of many deciding factors to buy that specific boat. With only 2...
Forum: Diesel 03-23-2011
Replies: 308
Views: 19,843
Posted By haffiman37
A statement like this tells the most. It is...

A statement like this tells the most.

It is one reason ONLY for IOR boats must have an engine -SAFETY!!!
It does not matter if entering a racing class or 'club cruising' class, you must have an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-23-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,175
Posted By haffiman37
Cutlass bearings are best checked when in water...

Cutlass bearings are best checked when in water or immediately after haul-out.
The should have no 'play'.
After storage one may experience a play as the bearing 'dries out'.
If possible post a pic...
Forum: Diesel 03-22-2011
Replies: 308
Views: 19,843
Posted By haffiman37
It has nothing to do with size, this is a case...

It has nothing to do with size, this is a case where size does not matter.
It is all a question of 'intended use'
I sailed an IOD 'engineless' for many years, without problems. Mainly used it for...
Forum: Diesel 03-22-2011
Replies: 308
Views: 19,843
Posted By haffiman37
This is another typical example of 'illusion'. ...

This is another typical example of 'illusion'.
You were so locked up in watching the shaft coming out that you forgot all given warnings about being careful with the gearbox and force to be used....
Forum: Diesel 03-22-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By haffiman37
Go here: Free Download Yanmar GM Series...

Go here:
Free Download Yanmar GM Series Maintenance of Pleasureboat Diesel Engine.pdf » OnlineFreeEBooks.net « the most imitated free ebook site...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-22-2011
Replies: 75
Views: 4,920
Posted By haffiman37
Just a way to make you open the page including...

Just a way to make you open the page including adds!!!
Unfortunately they (contin...) did not include the address in the warning.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-22-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 82,309
Posted By haffiman37
And what is 'cruising' pr your definition?

And what is 'cruising' pr your definition?
Forum: Diesel 03-22-2011
Replies: 308
Views: 19,843
Posted By haffiman37
Some people have dreams and work hard to get them...

Some people have dreams and work hard to get them realized. For some people the dream goes into an illusion, which is nothing but a twisted view of reality and that is quite different.

To me you...
Forum: Diesel 03-21-2011
Replies: 308
Views: 19,843
Posted By haffiman37
I have no problems in accepting peoples 'ideals'...

I have no problems in accepting peoples 'ideals' whatever color they have.
What I may not 'accept' is people hiding the real reasons behind 'ideals' as an excuse.
I find this similar to one that...
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