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Old 12-01-2013, 08:33 PM   #1
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How often to start diesel engine

I have a 1985 35' CHB with two 100 hp Yanmar engines. I am on a large lake in Texas and do not take boat out much in winter. We do go to the boat and just enjoy it in the slip. I am wondering if I should start the engines from time to time while out there. Thanks for your input.
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Old 12-01-2013, 08:44 PM   #2
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A quick search will find a pretty epic thread about this... I will see if I can find it for you.
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Old 12-01-2013, 08:49 PM   #3
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Here it is... Lots of great opinions. Not all agree, but you can decide for yourself:

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Thanks Tom.B. Very helpful. James
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Old 12-04-2013, 09:41 AM   #5
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I'd say right before you leave the dock.
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I'd say right before you leave the dock.

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I'd say right before you leave the dock.
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I'd say right before you leave the dock.
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