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Forum: Diesel   12-06-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 561
Posted By mclare
Bukh DV20 Head Surfacing and Packing Grooves

I recently removed the head off my Bukh DV20 due to issues experienced with excessive steaming and loss of power to discover what appeared to be a small water leak in the rear cylinder head gasket.
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Forum: Diesel   11-23-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By mclare
Re: How long will a barel hold oil if the cylinder and rings are in good condition?

Thanks for the responses.
Good to know it is normal for the oil to drain away.
Forum: Diesel   11-22-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By mclare
How long will a barel hold oil if the cylinder and rings are in good condition?

I recently removed the head off a Bukh DV20 due to a suspected pin hole leak in the gasket; it was getting progressively harder to start and was down on power.
After removing I dropped the pistons...
Forum: Diesel   09-18-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 2,546
Posted By mclare
Bukh DV20 Cooling System

I am currently in the midst of cleaning out my Bukh DV20 cooling system.
This has come about due to what appears to be a combination of excessive steaming plus common white smoke that has increased...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-01-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By mclare
Eastcoast 31 Portlight Replacement

Has anyone replaced portlights on an Eascoast 31?
(Peter Cole design, Australian made 31ft)

The existing ports are fixed (design category Area 1 - in hull) and are well past end of life. I am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-20-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,485
Posted By mclare
Re: Anybody know of coaxial thru-deck connector?

Just to clarify the N type RG58 male is used for when the antenna is not connected.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-20-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,485
Posted By mclare
Re: Anybody know of coaxial thru-deck connector?

Given the deck thickness an SMA barrel connector would not work as they are too small. You could use a female N type panel mount jack. They are available with coaxial connection RG58 as well as SMA...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-30-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,104
Posted By mclare
Re: SV Scaramouch - Eastcoast 31 - REFIT

GDay Eastcoast31,

I would to see/hear more about how your refit is progressing!
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