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Forum: Diesel   4 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By trantor12020
Re: 2GM20F doesn't reach full rpms

You can still hut 3600rpm in neutral with partial choked mixing elbow.its when you put into gear that the choke becomes a problem.
You'll be surprise how bad the chokage could be. A hole of 1.5"...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-30-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 3,031
Posted By trantor12020
Could you have used an LH prop on RH engine?...

Could you have used an LH prop on RH engine? Would that be cause of your FOF problem?
Forum: Diesel   03-08-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Yanmar diesel black smoke/soot

Mixing elbow choked.
Forum: Engines   03-05-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By trantor12020
Casey pic shows the scissor jack I was referring...

Casey pic shows the scissor jack I was referring to.
Forum: Engines   03-03-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By trantor12020
If there's enough clearance try a car scissor...

If there's enough clearance try a car scissor jack under the engine. Take care to place jack on strong part of engine and not at center of oil pan.
Forum: Diesel   02-22-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Removing KM2P from 2GM20F

Norman, thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Diesel   02-17-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By trantor12020
Ok noted on the spacers. Wonder if it'll be just...

Ok noted on the spacers. Wonder if it'll be just as easy to fit the gearbox as it seems to take?
Forum: Diesel   02-15-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Removing KM2P from 2GM20F

aa3jy, thanks for the manual.
Rockter, you're right, page 201 says I can remove the gearbox without lifting the engine.
Forum: Diesel   02-15-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By trantor12020
Removing KM2P from 2GM20F

I've a question. How much clearance from shaft coupling is require for removal of KM2P gearbox from 2GM20F? Best as I can tell, I've about 1-1.5" clearance.
Is this sufficient for me to pull the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-27-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 4,134
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Greatest fear?

In a storm and >>30kts wind with full sail up.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-15-2015
Replies: 102
Views: 6,522
Posted By trantor12020
Re: One Ship Stupid

I once had a set of crew on my boat. One of them coil my ropes between her palm and elbow. I asked which ninkapo instructor taught her that. She pointed to the other crew, who was a dinghy...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-15-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 6,969
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Whats your best bit of kit??

Lots of equipment onboard I love ❤ but the simple one that makes light of work and put a smile �� on my face would have to be the tensioner I made for the alternator belt. It's a simple wire...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-14-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,196
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Docking in a crosswind

You will land... one way or another ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-26-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 4,343
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Cleating off Furling line?

Can't you just tie the line around itself on the furling block nearest cockpit? No need for cam or horn cleat.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-12-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,577
Posted By trantor12020
Re: In-mast (un-)furling problems

Did you ease off back-stay?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-05-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Kiwiprops problem (with video)

Could be the stiff blade need greasing. For mine after 6 months the blades seems to don't want to feather to reverse. Need some hoaxing by putting forward then reverse before it'll feather to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,046
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Suppose you ran around on a falling tide

Ok I'll ask, how did you know that?? Oh wait, been there done that?! ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-06-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,839
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Sailing Toys! What should I put on my Christmas list?

Dear Santa,
I've not been very good this year so I'll just ask for a new engine, make it 3YM30 if you can. But if you feel generous, I could do with a new 37 footer. Not asking too much I hope :) :)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-05-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Judging Boat Speed during figure 8 MOB

I though when you approach the mob you should in iron.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-04-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 2,226
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Does sailing actually lengthen your life span?

Not if you talk funny language like #*@!!$## whenever you work on the engine or riggings.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-22-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,328
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Sailing Magazines

I subscribe to 2 British and 2 American sailing magazines. Practical Boat Owner PBO, Yachting Monthly YM, Sail and Cruising World CW.
I'll probably keep PBO and Sail.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-21-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Rogue wave antenna

Is that a brand name Rouge Wave or is the antenna used for detecting rouge wave?
I've not heard of either. Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-20-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Freeboard? We don't need no stinking freeboard.

Yup, one benefit is the deck is self washing ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-15-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Queasy crewmember? The "old standards" still work...

I took 6 of my son's friend out sailing and 5 of them got seasick after awhile. So how to "entertain" all 5 and still get some sailing done? :(
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-02-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,158
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Campbell Sailor Prop vs. Max-Prop?

Kiwi Feathering Prop? No?
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