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Forum: Diesel   12-10-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Westerly Pippin
Re: Westerbeke preheat with torch?

Thank you for all the responses. I'll try to clarify a few issues. The glow plug is on the air intake and supposed to create a small flame that is then sucked into the air intake. I don't think it...
Forum: Diesel   12-09-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Westerly Pippin
Westerbeke preheat with torch?

Has anyone started their diesel engines with a torch as a preheater from the air intake? I have a Westerbeke 4107 - going on one year new to me. It is cold natured during the winter. A mechanic in...
Forum: Diesel   08-30-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,810
Posted By Westerly Pippin
Re: Volvo Penta 2002, MS 2B, yr 1991 zinc

Thanks for you info. I do think the leak is off the front of the pump plate-I have opened it to inspect the impeller, which looked great, last view. Did you lose significant engine paint prior to...
Forum: Diesel   08-29-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,810
Posted By Westerly Pippin
Re: Volvo Penta 2002, MS 2B, yr 1991 zinc

thanks-I'm away from the boat now, but dont see a plug on the diagram or remember seeing one on the heat exchanger?? I'll check again in a few days. the plug I mentioned above is on the anitfreeze...
Forum: Diesel   08-29-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,810
Posted By Westerly Pippin
Volvo Penta 2002, MS 2B, yr 1991 zinc

I have a "new to me", 4 months ago, Volvo Penta 18 hp. It is fresh water cooled with a heat exchanger and anti-freeze circulation. I'm trying to determine if the "zinc plug" on the top front of the...
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