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  1. 1983 Yanmar 3GMD REPLACEMENT

    Engines
    The block is rusted and possibly cracked and motor oil is slowly oozing out on the side of the block but not squirting out. Raw cooling and straight shaft. Engine still starts but I cannot think of a repair option. My question is can I find a reliable used engine, or should I order a new one and...
  2. Beta Marine

    Diesel
    A year ago I installed a brand new Beta 20 with a Sea Prop 60 saildrive leg into my Islander Bahama 30, replacing an aging Volvo MD7A. I performed the installation myself with assistance and direction from the local Canadian Beta representative. All went well. I have over 100 hours on the engine...
  3. Beta 20 with Sea Prop 60 Saildrive

    Islander
    Hello all Last spring I installed a Beta Marine 20 (Kabota 722 engine) with a Sea Prop 60 saildrive unit in my 1978 Islander Bahama 30, replacing the well used Volvo MD7A. I did the installation myself with the main goal of reducing engine noise and vibration (hence the saildrive configuration)...
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