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Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,727
Posted By mlaloli
I dont have one on my own boat, but on the rescue...

I dont have one on my own boat, but on the rescue vessels I drive we have cameras that show clearly whats happening on the rear deck and can monitor a vessel being towed easily. It interfaces with...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,211
Posted By mlaloli
Great advice above in the thread. We would move...

Great advice above in the thread. We would move the boat down river the night before, put the family to bed and I would wake early and get underway well before sun up. The family wakes and we have...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,184
Posted By mlaloli
We have twin 4 cylinder Lehmans in our 34'...

We have twin 4 cylinder Lehmans in our 34' clipper. Found the dreaded coolent in the oil and we traced it to a failed liner.
To be honest any marine diesel mechanic locally was useless for this...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,907
Posted By mlaloli
Gday Portage_Bay. I don't have experience...

Gday Portage_Bay.

I don't have experience with the CATS but love our 2 Lehmans..

In a nutshell - the good;
Support from Amercian Diesel is fantastic
Parts are relatively cheap. A rebuild...
Forum: Power Systems 03-19-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,027
Posted By mlaloli
I'm no mechanic either... We had a similar...

I'm no mechanic either...

We had a similar issue with our lehman. Tuens out I had been over filling the header tank. There was no room in the header tank for it to expand and it was simply...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,160
Posted By mlaloli
There's a lot of chat about using spring lines...

There's a lot of chat about using spring lines when docking but I rarely find a situation where this suits us (twin screw clipper 34).


On abut 90% of situations I have my other half throw a bow...
Forum: Power Systems 03-18-2017, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By mlaloli
Thanks all, Bruce K - nice to hear from you...

Thanks all,

Bruce K - nice to hear from you again..

yes the history on my boat is interesting, it does in fact have 2 x 65hp Ebro FL's.. They were built some time between 1960 - 1965 and my...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 03-16-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By mlaloli
I sourced a mobile fuel polisher from a local...

I sourced a mobile fuel polisher from a local mechanic. Opened up the inspection ports, and like a vacuum sucked out all sorts of crap from my tanks. The fuel itself was polished and pumped back in...
Forum: Power Systems 03-16-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By mlaloli
Thanks for the fast replies.. Ive been...

Thanks for the fast replies.. Ive been rebuilding this boat for the past year and so now grumpy with the past owner for letting this happen!!

Anyway - I have 2 x cracks near the thermostat...
Forum: Power Systems 03-16-2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By mlaloli
Ford Lehman Heads

Hi all,

Received the bad news there is 4 cracks in my FL head..

Anyone have any idea where I could source a head? Have tried American Diesel, Fred Warner and Bomsec but they look to supply...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-01-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,330
Posted By mlaloli
Hi there, I am in West Australia and the UV is...

Hi there, I am in West Australia and the UV is particular tough. Have been restoring an old run down clipper and impressed with the finish Ive been getting to the gelcoat... This exercise led me to...
Forum: Power Systems 02-01-2017, 03:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,566
Posted By mlaloli
Thanks so much Bruce K. Spoke to American Diesel...

Thanks so much Bruce K. Spoke to American Diesel and glad I did , they identified a number of interesting and unique points relating to my engines.. In fact they identified they were slightly...
Forum: Power Systems 01-17-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,566
Posted By mlaloli
Hi Bruce K and all, I'm in a situation where...

Hi Bruce K and all,

I'm in a situation where I know I have issues with my ford lehman 80hp heat exchangers. Locally in Perth I have been quoted about AUD1,000 just to have them cleaned and...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-13-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,002
Posted By mlaloli
Thanks RT Firefly... You did well to understand...

Thanks RT Firefly... You did well to understand what I was saying in may last post which I found difficult to describe!

This has me confused why the pump would stop after it has started up and...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-13-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,002
Posted By mlaloli
Thanks everyone, I put the heat exchanger,...

Thanks everyone,

I put the heat exchanger, pump and oil cooler back on and fired up the engine.

It was pumping water and was leaking around hoses and the heat exchanger and so begun tightening...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-07-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,002
Posted By mlaloli
Oil Cooler, Heat Exchanger & Raw water pump overhaul

Hi everyone,

I am relatively new to the group, having purchased a clipper 34 back in April that was in major disrepair and spending since then fixing her up.

Her engines (Ford Lehman 89hp 4...
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