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  1. Blower for Diesel? Necessary?

    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?
  2. steam in Westerbeke exhaust

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    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...