My blower has been broken for a while. I will probably replace it (pretty inexpensive).
Is a blower with an in-board diesel necessary? There aren't explosive gasses, so is it just for cooling the engine compartment or reducing smells?
I'm a just new member and my problem of the moment is that steam comes out with the exhaust if I push the Westerbeke 33a diesel (1988 original with boat) above around 2400 RPM. Max HP is rated at 3000 rpm.
I checked in with distributor Hanson Marine while visirting Marblehead, MA in 2011 and...