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Old 03-09-2016, 08:20   #1
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Replace engine Bristol 41.1

I am planning to replace the westerbeke 52 with a Yanmar
Has anyone done this for a Bristol 41.1. Thanks
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Old 13-10-2016, 13:46   #2
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Re: Replace engine Bristol 41.1

Our Bristol 41.1 has a Yanmar. It appears the original Westerbeke was replaced by cutting the cockpit sole ( directly under the pedestal on the center cockpit. ).
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Re: Replace engine Bristol 41.1

Been there. Done that. W42 to Yanmar 4JH4E.

And you positively do not have to cut the cockpit floor!

Correction: Ours is a center cockpit, but I believe it can still be done without destructive methods on aft cockpit.
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Old 27-02-2017, 19:40   #4
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Re: Replace engine Bristol 41.1

Previous owner on my 41.1 replaced engine through the aft stateroom hatch. Some engine disassembly was required.
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