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Old 28-04-2009, 16:45   #1
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Looking for a mechanic Referral Perkins-Prima

I have a customer that has a Perkins Prima Engine in his sailboat.

It needs the timing belt replaced. The engine is currently operational

I do not have the tools or the experience on these engines to undertake this job.

I reviewed the manual for the repair....since I don't know of a mechanic that could guide me thru it, I would prefer to refer this job to someone who has the tools and the expertise.

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Old 28-04-2009, 21:58   #2
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Old 29-04-2009, 04:23   #3
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If you haven't found anyone yet, you might consider Harvey Smith at Annapolis Marine Diesel. I heard a rumor he may have retired, but if not Harvey's tops!
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Harvey Smith has relocated to New Bern, NC. He still works but I doubt he would be interested in a job so far away.
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