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Forum: Diesel   03-28-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,167
Posted By bfloyd825
The cutlass bearing on my Endeavour has 2 small...

The cutlass bearing on my Endeavour has 2 small set screws that hold it in. You may have to clean the strut some to find them.
Forum: Diesel   03-26-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,167
Posted By bfloyd825
Did that on my Endeavour32 with a 2QM20. Not too...

Did that on my Endeavour32 with a 2QM20. Not too bad a job. Just mark the coupling and slide it back a little. Then remove the coupling from the transmission. You can then pop the seal with a...
Forum: Diesel   03-12-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 7,620
Posted By bfloyd825
I have 2 Yanmar diesels. All of the ones that I...

I have 2 Yanmar diesels. All of the ones that I have experience with have a decompression lever. Make sure that it is closed. It will never start unless it is. If this is not the case then a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-15-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,646
Posted By bfloyd825
I am in the process of rigging my Endeavour and...

I am in the process of rigging my Endeavour and could use his services. Can someone post a link or contact info?

Thanks
Forum: Diesel   11-09-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 970
Posted By bfloyd825
I have an Endeavour 32 with a Yanmar. 2QM20...

I have an Endeavour 32 with a Yanmar. 2QM20 engine . The 2 cylinder Yanmars are pretty noisy. I also have a Yamar 2 cyl tractor too. They have been nicknamed Yammer hammer. Tuff little engines. If...
Forum: Diesel   09-27-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,355
Posted By bfloyd825
I use Shell Rotella 15W40 in both of my Yanmars....

I use Shell Rotella 15W40 in both of my Yanmars. The multiple viscosity oil makes starting easier in cool weather. Check your engine owners manual for their recommendation. Just make sure that you...
Forum: Diesel   09-24-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,446
Posted By bfloyd825
You might want to get a mechanic to do a...

You might want to get a mechanic to do a compression test before pulling the engine. If it is blow by the engine will have low compression which means rings. The engines are easily rebuildable. I...
Forum: Diesel   09-21-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,355
Posted By bfloyd825
Sounds like a battery or ground problem. I have a...

Sounds like a battery or ground problem. I have a Yanmar engine in my boat and tractor. If it spins over properly with the decompression lever open the starter may be weak or need cleaning. First...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-09-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,797
Posted By bfloyd825
tin snips

tin snips
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-09-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By bfloyd825
I just had to replace some on my bimini and come...

I just had to replace some on my bimini and come to find out that they are 12-24 and very hard to find. I found some brass ones at an ACE hardware.
Forum: Diesel   06-09-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 6,171
Posted By bfloyd825
Check for a fuel leak as others have mentioned....

Check for a fuel leak as others have mentioned. Also, the idle may be set a tad too low as well.
Forum: Diesel   05-19-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 6,644
Posted By bfloyd825
You may be better off removing the seal and take...

You may be better off removing the seal and take it to an industrial bearing supply shop. There is usually a number on the seal that they can use to find one that will fit. Also, if you remove the...
Forum: Diesel   05-19-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,596
Posted By bfloyd825
I don't know where you are located but, I have...

I don't know where you are located but, I have bought them from a Yanmar Tractor dealer before. I have a Yanmar tractor as well as a Yanmar marine diesel. The engines are virtually the same except...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-08-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,169
Posted By bfloyd825
Good ideas. I just did not want to potentially...

Good ideas. I just did not want to potentially ruin it. I have heard about toothpaste on port lights. I think I may try that and if that does not work I will sent it out to be refurbed.

Thanks...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-07-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,169
Posted By bfloyd825
Opaque binnacle compass lens

Is there any way to polish a binnacle compass lens. My compass is getting hard to read. It is kind of opaque looking. The previous owner must not have kept it covered. I hate to spend the money to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-02-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By bfloyd825
It appears to be made of cast aluminum. I will...

It appears to be made of cast aluminum. I will take a photo and post it.
Forum: Diesel   03-02-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,333
Posted By bfloyd825
Yanmar 2QM Manual

Thanks guys
Forum: Diesel   03-01-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,333
Posted By bfloyd825
Manual for Yanmar 2QM Engine

Does anyone know where I can get a manual for a Yanmar 2QM engine?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-01-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By bfloyd825
Sorry. No. I should have been more clear. I am...

Sorry. No. I should have been more clear. I am referring to the hardware that attaches the boom to the mast.

Thanks for the reply anyway.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-01-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By bfloyd825
Gooseneck for Endeavour 32

I am looking for a gooseneck for an Endeavour 32. Does anyone have any ideas where to get one?
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