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Search: Posts Made By: trantor12020
Forum: Engines 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 412
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Removing KM2P from 2GM20F

Norman, thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Diesel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 489
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 489
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 489
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: 3,674
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: 6,025
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: 6,290
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: 978
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Docking in a crosswind

You will land... one way or another ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-26-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 3,654
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: 1,232
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: 615
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: 1,850
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) 11-07-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,553
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: 475
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: 1,995
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: 1,990
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: 546
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: 724
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: 951
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: 2,343
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Campbell Sailor Prop vs. Max-Prop?

Kiwi Feathering Prop? No?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-28-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,228
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Water damage teak bulkhead

Can I assume any type of wood could use some teak oil? Or it may not be right but it won't hurt any wood with teak oil?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-11-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By trantor12020
Re: sliding helm seat?

Now how about a gimball(sp?) mount for the helm seat? Always at level on whichever tack ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-26-2014
Replies: 133
Views: 11,909
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Don't have to be rich to sail

I'm so tire of telling people that one don't have to be rich to own a sailboat that now when say it I'll just say Yes. And its a choice thing. Think of all the money they could save by not smoking,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-18-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Rust stains on non-skid

Spotless Stainless is good for removing rust from SS as well as fibreglass/deck ....
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