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  1. General Discussion - Sailing Related
    Does anyone of you has an emergency stop facility in the cockpit to close the diesel supply to the engine? We need this in order to obtain the Swiss flag. So far I have never seen something like it on a boat....
  2. Diesel
    Greetings. I am looking for a fuel tank for a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 379 Performance. Does anyone know where to find one? Thanks!
  3. Diesel
    I bought a boat recently that has a bukh dv10 engine Ana was wondering if anyone knows a god online store to buy spare parts for the engine as i didn’t find any that has the parts that i want to buy. 🙏🏼
  4. Engines
    It's easy to overlook some of the steps to recommissioning the diesel system, so I put together an illustrated checklist that may be useful. PDFs files can't be attached to this post but this checklist, and 6 others covering maintenance and lay-up ( + 100s of engine and other manuals) are...
  5. Diesel
    Hey all. I have an old inboard Yanmar SB8 in my Sun 28 that I am having issues with. First off, I am not very familiar with diesel engines and rely a lot on friends, and here, for help. So, the engine has seized. Pulled the head off and looked at the piston. Springs on the head were a bit rusty...
  6. Diesel
    Hello All, I'm new to my Universal 5416 (early M-20) I'm doing my first oil change and have decided to go with Rotella 10W40 (Synthetic Blend Heavy Duty Engine Oil) for various reasons (better fuel economy, better wear on the motor, better cold starts in cooler weather year round here in SF...
  7. Diesel
    So I'm new to having a diesel and I wondered the other day why my fuel pump continues to "purr" along with the ignition on, but the engine not yet started. It's a 1987 Catalina 30 and everything is in good order. The valve on the fuel return to the tank is closed so I figured that the pump...
  8. 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...
  9. General Discussion - Sailing Related
    Hi all, I have a 35 foot Hughes Sloop currently moored in Vancouver. It has a tired atomic 4 engine that i think now needs to be replaced so I'm looking at repowering the boat. While we're at it I'd like to do some other upgrades such as painting, electrical etc. Of course, I'm not...
  10. General Discussion - Sailing Related
    I am looking for a size specification sheet for the Volvo MD7A diesel inboard motor and gear box ???? Can not find the measurements for installation anywhere ??
  11. Gear & Maintenance
    I can’t get the marine diesel engine (3 cylinder Westerbeke/Universal 25 HP) on my sailboat to keep running. When cold, it starts ok and runs for about 1 – 2 minutes, then sputters and shuts off. It runs a little longer at low RPM than high RPM. After this short run and sputtering off, the...
  12. General Discussion - Sailing Related
    Hello everyone, I want to be a dealer of "Runsun Engine", who has experience with their engines, also outboard ones... i want to listen to your advice:) since haven't right to put the link in the thread... you can search it on Google directly. thanks
  13. Diesel
    This season, I winterized the engine on my S2 11.0 myself for the first time. The Universal manual says the engine holds 5.6 quarts of oil. In using the pump (foot siphon pump) extractor attached to the dipstick, slightly more than three quarts came out. I know the marina did not use the drain...
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