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Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
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Ideally the first turn or high point rise after...

Ideally the first turn or high point rise after the turbo will be higher than the one after the muffler. That way even if the muffler does get backfilled the water should not get past to the engine....
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,011
Posted By C lectric
You will be missed. Your contributions were...

You will be missed.
Your contributions were helpfull to many of us and made us think.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-21-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,395
Posted By C lectric
I should have mentioned the names of the Mfgr. ...

I should have mentioned the names of the Mfgr.
Thomas & Betts

Burndy
Are two high quality mfgrs of lugs I used.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-21-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,395
Posted By C lectric
Butt connectors should be fine. Personally...

Butt connectors should be fine. Personally better than the power post with now three connections plus the crimps.

Enough comments already about Vdrop and high continuous loads. If you don't have...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 01-21-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By C lectric
I too bead blasted mine, sprayed and within a few...

I too bead blasted mine, sprayed and within a few years the green was back. Not as bad.
Any imperfection in the coating will allow the green to restart.
I won't bother again since I no longer...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,355
Posted By C lectric
Bigfish. You now have 3 different although...

Bigfish.
You now have 3 different although related threads going. Bits more of info keep coming up in each so it makes it darned difficult to keep track.

I will reply in this thread only as...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,355
Posted By C lectric
Oh man, sorry to hear of another episode. ...

Oh man, sorry to hear of another episode.

I've told this story before but I suspect it is applicable to you unfortunately.
Dock mate suffered shutdowns every time he tried to go out. Tow back...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 17,497
Posted By C lectric
Odd, Mine came through the mail without any...

Odd, Mine came through the mail without any questions of any kind. Just landed in my post box.

I don't remember the actual cost but I ordered through the link. Just added the exchange...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By C lectric
Welcome to B.C. and the cruising grounds,...

Welcome to B.C. and the cruising grounds, both sides of the border.
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,268
Posted By C lectric
I am a long term subscriber to Pacific Yachting...

I am a long term subscriber to Pacific Yachting with some breaks in there over the years.

Now I get 1/2 through CPS membership & 1/2 paid to fill in the missing issues.

It is usually worth it...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By C lectric
https://www.emicorp.com/products/13/Aluminum-Manif...

https://www.emicorp.com/products/13/Aluminum-Manifolds/

...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By C lectric
Flat nitrile rubber sheet stock can be had from...

Flat nitrile rubber sheet stock can be had from Ebay. I have done that.

If you have a gasket or seals shop in your town they should be able to supply you.
Forum: Power Systems 01-16-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By C lectric
Great news..

Great news..
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,516
Posted By C lectric
WOW what?? That the return fuel quantity is...

WOW what??

That the return fuel quantity is so low OR that you need to allow for so much fuel use.

If the latter there is a big difference between what most of us actually use and what the...
Forum: Power Systems 01-15-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By C lectric
Cannot help with the parts. this may be a silly...

Cannot help with the parts.
this may be a silly question but
have you tried Mazda themselves, a good parts guy or the service mgr.?
Either a dealer or the main distributor for the area.
Forum: Power Systems 01-15-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By C lectric
Complete Marine Diesel Engine & Parts Provider...

Complete Marine Diesel Engine & Parts Provider (http://www.goldcoastpower.com/product.cfm?used-diesel-engines&product_type=1&i2)



Also Maybe ?
Forum: General Maintenance 01-14-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 634
Posted By C lectric
:thumb::thumb::thumb:

:thumb::thumb::thumb:
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By C lectric
Yes, we are. I know there are things I'm...

Yes, we are.

I know there are things I'm doing ignorantly that in 10 yr [hah 5 yrs] will be vilified.

But it does not help when people won't try at all even though they know the end results...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By C lectric
Trophy shops should be able to do that if a...

Trophy shops should be able to do that if a replacement is satisfactory.
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,516
Posted By C lectric
At 135HP and ~ 18hp per gallon for engine of that...

At 135HP and ~ 18hp per gallon for engine of that design the engine COULD theoretically use 7.5 GPH or 8 GPH for simple figuring. Maybe about another 10 or 15% for fuel return since the return...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By C lectric
Not only Racor but a good hydraulics shop will...

Not only Racor but a good hydraulics shop will sell those ftgs. O ring boss. Take the filter with you and they should be able to match you up quite quickly.
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,532
Posted By C lectric
I am going to suggest that you seriously consider...

I am going to suggest that you seriously consider getting an experienced in corrosion problems marine electrician to check your boat.

You need to find out why those through hull have done that. ...
Forum: Power Systems 01-14-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By C lectric
I went back and I guess I did not read far...

I went back and I guess I did not read far enough. They were showing centrifuges, didn't realize they also sold those magnetic doo dads.

I am looking again though and I don't see the...
Forum: Power Systems 01-14-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By C lectric
Did I misread? I though it was a centrifuge....

Did I misread? I though it was a centrifuge. The page I found showed it as such.

If it is a MAGNETIC doo dad then it is to be tossed. Sorry.
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 624
Posted By C lectric
I forgot to add this last night. If the...

I forgot to add this last night.

If the cylinder is mounted so the hose entrances point down and the hose curls up to the Uniflow and the cylinder was NOT bled properly then there is likely air...
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