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Forum: Power Systems 11-15-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By GeneO
Great comments, all. I will check the impeller...

Great comments, all.
I will check the impeller today.
Any ideas why the hoses on the port side have no pressure when the engine is running at normal temp?
Forum: Power Systems 11-14-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,714
Posted By GeneO
I didn't have time to replace the impeller today,...

I didn't have time to replace the impeller today, but made some further investigations, based on all the great input I received.

Started both engines: no steam from either; it was a warm sunny...
Forum: Power Systems 11-13-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,714
Posted By GeneO
Great comments, all. Thanks for taking the time...

Great comments, all. Thanks for taking the time to "chime in."
I intend to check the impeller today, since that seems to be the easiest fix. As for the other indicators: temp is normal, around 160,...
Forum: Power Systems 11-13-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,714
Posted By GeneO
Steam in the exhaust: Ford Lehman SP135

About 6 months ago I serviced the heat exchanger on my Ford Lehman SP 135. Took the whole unit apart, had it cleaned by a radiator shop, replaced the chewed-up impeller. Ran the engine for about 50...
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 07-07-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,788
Posted By GeneO
RE: "Roll Call" For Gourmet Cruisers and Island Gypsies

Here's another entry into the armada: 44' Island Gypsy "Mystic Gypsy". Pictures and narrative to follow...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By GeneO
RE: Getting acquainted

Thank you so much, Mark, for the warm welcome. I will check in at the KH forum.
My lovely wife and I will be cruising our Island Gypsy, named "Mystic Gypsy", for the first time next weekend. Our...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By GeneO
RE: Storebro 31 Adriatic

Not sure exactly what you have in mind, but you should consider that adding more weight above the water line, raising the center of gravity, will affect the balance.
Good Luck,
GeneO
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By GeneO
RE: Getting acquainted

Thanks for the warm welcome, John. *And, thanks for starting this forum. Having been born and raised in Texas myself, I'm not surprised that it took a Texan to lead the way.

GeneO
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By GeneO
Getting acquainted

Hello All,
I am new to the forum; interested in sharing info on Southern California cruising.* In the next few days my lovely wife and I will be "closing the deal" on a KH 44' Island Gypsy.* We are...
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