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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-25-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,287
Posted By itsme1414
No Mast And Motoring

I will be spending a good bit of time on my 81 bayliner buccaneer 275 motor sailer over the winter as mother in law is coming to stay for a few months and need to get away for a few days now and then...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-22-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By itsme1414
Re: Bayliner Bucaneer Cruise Speed Under Power

This is what I found in the manual. Max. engine speed: MD7A 43.4 rev/sec (2600 rpm).
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-22-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By itsme1414
Re: Bayliner Bucaneer Cruise Speed Under Power

What I was wondering is would changing props increase my speed at 1800 RPM cruise speed from 4.7 mph to like 6 mph or is it even worth the money to increase or if I would notice any difference in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-22-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By itsme1414
Bayliner Bucaneer Cruise Speed Under Power

I have a 275 bayliner bucaneer with volvo penta diesel that max revs is 2500 rpm. At cruise I run 1800 rpm and get 4.7 mph under power measured by GPS. Does this seem, slow? Wondering if changing...
Forum: Diesel   12-23-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By itsme1414
Reverse Gear Losing Fluid MD7A

I have a reduction gear attached to a Volvo/Penta MD7A. The reduction gearbox will stay full until you put it in reverse or forward with shaft spinning then it very slowly will loose fluid "talking...
Forum: Diesel   11-27-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 579
Posted By itsme1414
MD7A / Solved / No Start-WhiteSmoke

This is for any novice such as myself to learn from so you won't go threw what I had to learn the hard way.
I had a problem with a md7a not starting and thought I finally had it licked because it...
Forum: Diesel   11-11-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,104
Posted By itsme1414
Re: Volvo MD7A Not Starting

Thanks for all the help with this. Got it running today. I found a Puralator F60152 spin on fuel filter that was new still in the box the previous owner had left and for the heck of it I took off the...
Forum: Diesel   11-05-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,104
Posted By itsme1414
Re: Volvo MD7A Not Starting

I have not been able to find anyone with the pressure tester you are talking about. I have thought about the same thing to make completely sure it is the high pressure pump especially since a rebuild...
Forum: Diesel   11-05-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,104
Posted By itsme1414
Re: Volvo MD7A Not Starting

I have checked for leaks and there are none. After I had the injectors rebuilt the motor started right up. It was idleing at 1100 so I adjusted the screw that keeps the throttle where it is back...
Forum: Diesel   11-04-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,104
Posted By itsme1414
Volvo MD7A Not Starting

I had my injectors rebuilt on my md7a. Put them back in and it ran good but the idle speed was little high. Adjusted the idle down to about 800 and it idled fine. Turned it off and tried to crank...
Forum: Diesel   09-10-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,007
Posted By itsme1414
Re: Confused About Reverse/Forward Gear

Thanks to everyone for clearing that up.
Forum: Diesel   09-09-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,007
Posted By itsme1414
Confused About Reverse/Forward Gear

I have a 79 bayliner bucaneer with inboard deisel md7a penta. My owners manual shows I have a reverse gear box for reverse gear and it uses the same oil as the engine. Is the fluid for the forward...
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