Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 08-10-2015, 18:48   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Geilston Bay Tasmania Aust
Boat: 32ft John Pugh Ketch
Posts: 5

I need to replace the engine in my 32ft John Pugh steel ketch which has a Lomatec engine which although has only done 107 hours is blowing blue smoke through the exhaust and am getting blow by into the sump. I have narrowed the choice of the engines down to two. (1) First option is a Vetus M4.35 and (2) a Beta 35. Just thought I would seek some guidance and insight from the Cruisers out there of there knowledge of either engines and possible issuses from either. Both engines come with 5 year warranty. Any help would be most appreciated.

Thanks in advance
Leele Belle is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Decisions Decisions... pillum General Sailing Forum 9 01-12-2012 01:49
Decisions, Decisions . . . Marq Dollars & Cents 0 12-08-2011 00:01
Inside-Outside..Decisions, Decisions... Sid22 Atlantic & the Caribbean 9 08-02-2010 19:52
Decisions, Decisions..... bajamas Monohull Sailboats 14 17-09-2004 19:24

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 13:47.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.