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Search: Posts Made By: Ahoyhoy
Forum: Diesel 10-06-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 1,657
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Perkins 4.108 making oil

I wouldn't, but if i had to i would ensure that it's passive when it is off, which means that it doesn't resist the flow of fuel.
Forum: Diesel 10-04-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 1,657
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Perkins 4.108 making oil

Just so you've heard it, a bit late, but never the less, that shaft has no bearing it is supported by the drive gear and has two inverted ballooning seals, so even when the pump is in new condition,...
Forum: Diesel 03-04-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: yanmar vibration at low rpm

In considering your dilemma, some things to note. The relationship between fuel delivery and load in forward and reverse are different and therefore the conditions are not matched at the same rpm, so...
Forum: Diesel 01-09-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 3,934
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Yanmar 1GM10 runaway?

Most likely, and most commonly with that engine, the fuel rack became stuck. It doesn't need to be at full load to overwhelm the governor and the runaway speed will naturally be limited by the pumps...
Forum: Diesel 01-05-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Bleeding screw fuel injection pump Yanmar3gm30f

May i suggest that for your own piece of mind that you bleed to the high pressure pump using the primer pump, every time. Not only to ensure that all the air is vacated but also to eliminate the need...
Forum: Diesel 10-08-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,557
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Yanmar SB8 Maintence

There is an internal oil screen which you clean out by turning the lever back and forth below and to the left of the fuel filter. Generally you do this prior to changing out your warmed oil which...
Forum: Diesel 10-08-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,807
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Howes Lubricator/Diesel treatment questions

Can i explain why suddenly you are able to do start a 2GM20 with only idle quantity fuel delivery? Well, no, but i can assure you that a fuel conditioner will not contribute to engine oil lubricity,...
Forum: Diesel 10-07-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,807
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Howes Lubricator/Diesel treatment questions

I am an ADS certified, factory trained diesel fuel injection technician (bosch, stanadyne, denso, delphi/lucas/rotomaster) and although modern fuel systems have been designed to live with the low...
Forum: Diesel 10-07-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,348
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: How much water in the fuel filters is Ok?

Oh my Jesus! No no no!! Why are you saying this? Have i gone mad? What data? What data?!

This is from BP, a fuel manufacture.
...
Forum: Diesel 10-05-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,355
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Frequency of Changing Oil & Fuel Filters

I think my last post was appropriately deleted for having implied that Main Sail/SickCat... well, i wasn't very nice. I was right, but clearly inappropriate.

People, if you have questions about...
Forum: Diesel 10-05-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,355
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Frequency of Changing Oil & Fuel Filters

My apologies Sabreman. I start to lose my temper with passive aggressive people who make it their business to sling rhetoric around and plant misintention on others. I just don't know what he has to...
Forum: Diesel 10-04-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,355
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Frequency of Changing Oil & Fuel Filters

Awesome argument.
By your logic people should continue smoking cigarettes because we have heard of people who lived to be 100 and smoked 2 packs a day. The problem with that logic is obvious, but i...
Forum: Diesel 10-04-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,355
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Frequency of Changing Oil & Fuel Filters

Westerbeke has nothing to gain by promoting the use of synthetic oils and therefore it becomes a liability to invest in the research to confidently advise that oil changes can be extended to certain...
Forum: Diesel 10-04-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,355
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Frequency of Changing Oil & Fuel Filters

Or, as an option to continually worrying about your need to change it because it has been a year but you only put 20 hours on it, use a proper (not cheap) full synthetic and change it every two or...
Forum: Diesel 01-05-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 5,160
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Another Yanmar Exhaust Mixing-Elbow Question

As a tech, i have seen all kinds of failures of both, the OE exhaust and the aftermarket equivalent. In my experience, you get what you pay for.
The premature carbon blockage is due greatly to the...
Forum: Diesel 01-05-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Ground wire question

Yes, it is very necessary.
Make sure there is a ground wire from the engine block directly to the battery and make sure it is of the same size as the one from the battery to your starter.
Forum: Diesel 12-23-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 1,834
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Yanmar 2gm2f no start after fueling

Hello there.
A simple check is to use the primer pump to bleed the fuel from the tank to the filter head. Then use the primer to bleed the fuel to the injection pump. You will have ensured that...
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