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Forum: Diesel   07-27-2013
Replies: 3
  M25xp
Views: 733
Posted By wescarroll
Re: M25xp

Check compression, I would guess head gasket. But an air bubble in the system is a possibility, bleed the air and "Burp" the coolant system and try again. Your raw water and coolant should never mix,...
Forum: Diesel   07-27-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 3,464
Posted By wescarroll
Re: Yanmar 1GM10 won't start.

Quite simply, if timing compression and fuel are all ok it has to fire, physics says that. Working injectors and injector pump with ample fuel and compression makes a bang. If it hits on starting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-28-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 3,366
Posted By wescarroll
Re: Where would you go?

The Great Loop, going through the Trent Severn system and to the North Channel.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-28-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 4,557
Posted By wescarroll
Re: Through-Hulls

Replace them all, and replace the thruhulls at the same time. They are a very important safety device, and you need to make sure every thing operates as designed and all components fit together. Or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2013
Replies: 9
  Tach
Views: 597
Posted By wescarroll
Re: Tach

Torrensen aka marine diesel direct may have even been the supplier of that engine to S-2. They have all the schematics on line. Also they have a great knowledgeable staff, a bit pricy but I have been...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2013
Replies: 9
  Tach
Views: 597
Posted By wescarroll
Re: Tach

Wiring diagram for M-35 universal w/tach go here: .marinedieseldirect.com/catalogs/catalog_group.php?owner=mdd&page_ident=200145-54&model=M-35 / M-35A&manufacturer=Universal&title=Wiring...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2013
Replies: 9
  Tach
Views: 597
Posted By wescarroll
Re: Tach

Is it painted the same color as the engine? Also are there several wire running to it or just one.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,377
Posted By wescarroll
Re: Transducer in steel hull

Yes you can. A slight loss in performance but not too much. Put a large gob of pure silicone sealer (no acrylic or latex) in the spot against the outside hull you want the transducer, making sure...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2013
Replies: 9
  Tach
Views: 597
Posted By wescarroll
Re: Tach

On a diesel it most likely was attached to the alternator tach post. If the alternator has been replaced with an aftermarket(GM single wire high output) it might not have had a tach post, as my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-28-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 5,244
Posted By wescarroll
Re: O'day 30

Take a good look at the list of boats that have made blue water cruises. Many, many so called coastal cruisers are on that list. You have to use your head and do research, you have started that here....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-24-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 3,824
Posted By wescarroll
Re: Replace standing rigging?

Do any of your fittings look like this? ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-12-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By wescarroll
Re: potable water systems

First just fill and drain with potable water a couple of times, watch to see if any debris flushes out. Remove all aerators after and clean and inspect. next a strongly chlorinated fill, I have a 15...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-12-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,247
Posted By wescarroll
Re: Diesel consumption.

A piece of clear fuel line run from the vent line above the tank to a tap below the bottom of the tank, vertically along the side where it can be easily observed makes a foolproof emergency fuel...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,538
Posted By wescarroll
Re: What is this hole in the bow for and how to fix it

Question, is that the core we see in the edge of that hole? It looks like a balsa cored hull?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-06-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By wescarroll
Water makers.

Costco has a reverse osmosis water purification system for sale $149.95. First let me state I know it is not marine grade, materials and otherwise. But I was wondering has any one tried to use such a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-01-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 8,000
Posted By wescarroll
Ok, so it begins and you'll enjoy it too. I have...

Ok, so it begins and you'll enjoy it too. I have a Hood 707 on an Oday 30, and am very happy with it , just make sure they send you enough of the extrusions, they are pricey individually. I paid a...
Forum: Provisioning   02-27-2012
Replies: 158
Views: 12,102
Posted By wescarroll
Umm... How many days is 2 cases of ramen and 1/2...

Umm... How many days is 2 cases of ramen and 1/2 a case of Vienna sausages?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2012
Replies: 72
Views: 7,037
Posted By wescarroll
Short answer has 2 letters, no.

Short answer has 2 letters, no.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-06-2012
Replies: 82
Views: 15,429
Posted By wescarroll
As a nearly exclusive singlehander of a 30...

As a nearly exclusive singlehander of a 30 footer, size means a lot less than preparation, personal fitness, skill, experience and deck layout. In a calm clear sea, I would have no qualms with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-23-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By wescarroll
A pros trick, get a cup of water, moisten your...

A pros trick, get a cup of water, moisten your finger, keep it moist and fair the bead . The water keeps the caulk(silicone and its derivatives) from sticking to your skin and just as it does with a...
Forum: Diesel   11-29-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,738
Posted By wescarroll
I replaced mine about 7 years ago with an elbo...

I replaced mine about 7 years ago with an elbo above a "T" fitting where I connected the water injection line. I have asked here several times and have received no answer why a custom (expensive)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-24-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 5,505
Posted By wescarroll
It's not a choice, it's something I have to do to...

It's not a choice, it's something I have to do to live.
Forum: Diesel   09-26-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,471
Posted By wescarroll
The rubber bushing/seal is to be bottomed/topped...

The rubber bushing/seal is to be bottomed/topped out on the dipstick. Simply push it as far up on the dipstick as you can, and push the dipstick into the block as far as you can applying a bit of...
Forum: Diesel   09-26-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By wescarroll
Where is you exhaust outlet when backing? If it...

Where is you exhaust outlet when backing? If it is under water and your raw water pump is weak you could possibly simply be overpowering the outflow, but I would go along with the propwash as the...
Forum: Diesel   09-26-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,992
Posted By wescarroll
Any hardware store will have bolt extractors,...

Any hardware store will have bolt extractors, they are a spiral tapered bit of square stock sized to the bolt you are trying to remove with a left hand (counterclockwise) twist, you drill a small...
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