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Search: Posts Made By: hindsight
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-03-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By hindsight
Re: 2GM20F Starting?

If you find manually turning engine when cold is noticeably easier than after it,s been running then remove rocker cover & make sure that when each valve closes the rocker arm is not hard on top of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-03-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By hindsight
Re: 2GM20F Starting?

Try manually turning engine when cold & then hot if there is a noticable difference in lower compression when cold then remove the rocker cover (cold engine) & when each valve closes make sure the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-01-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By hindsight
Re: 2GM20F Starting?

Had same problem with older 2QM 15h/p engine and cost me $20aus. to purchase workshop manual which mentioned this same hard starting fault. So on their advice I adjusted the valves (very easy...
Forum: Diesel 07-01-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,146
Posted By hindsight
Re: Yanmar 1GM10 Thermostat and Temp Sending Unit

when engine is cold a closed thermosat limits water to engine sending majority of seawater out through exhaust. when engine is at operating temp the thermostat opens closing off water flow through...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-21-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,673
Posted By hindsight
Re: 2QM15 yanmar valve specs

Thanks everyone for your input. Seems like the problem is solved , since owning the boat with this fault most yanmar dealers suggest loss of compression when cold due to leaking valves, and not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-18-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,673
Posted By hindsight
Re: 2QM15 yanmar valve specs

Thanks Cassey
If this adjustment is ok then "off with the head !"
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-17-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,673
Posted By hindsight
Re: 2QM15 yanmar valve specs

Thanks Paul
I think once i,ve diagnosed the problem then I,ll make it a complete engine overhaul.
John
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-17-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,673
Posted By hindsight
2QM15 yanmar valve specs

Hi
I am having to constantly crank my old yanmar before it will fire up (more so in winter months) once started it runs fine for rest of day. Homework has told me it could be in need of head...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 05-28-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 586
Posted By hindsight
replace mast step with mast in place?

Hi
I am in need of replacing the keel mast step on my "Carter 30". I am wondering if anyone has attempted this type of repair with the mast in place. That is by placing a prop next to the mast...
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