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Old 18-08-2013, 11:18   #1
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Bukh

Greetings, I'm seeking some gereral info Bukh motors. THe CS 33 I'm looking at has the 20 HP Bukh raw water cooled. not much experence down here in the SF bay area with these motors.
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Old 18-08-2013, 13:06   #2
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In my book Bukh is possibly the best small boat inboard diesel. In many ways it reminds me of old era Volvo Pentas (we have an MD7 here), no glowplugs, no nonsense, etc. Turn key and start.

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I used their small engine (now discontinued, maybe 10hp) and a newer (some 20 hp) unit. Both engines were super smooth, started first turn and I loved them.

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Old 19-08-2013, 01:58   #3
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They are one of the few engines built specifically as a boat engine. Quiet and reliable. Parts are very expensive though. I might have that Service manual for the two cylinder version.

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I found the service manual online. I had a couple Westerbeke Bukh 10s that had sat for years ...............if I remember correctly the thing weighed about 350lbs. I pulled a couple with the boom and an old comealong.

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Old 23-08-2013, 10:10   #5
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PS I would convert a raw water motor into a fresh water cooled. Cheap mod in the long run.

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