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Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 23-11-2020, 23:29
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By NYSail
Re: Coolant drain plug(s) on yanmar 4JH4AE

Just make sure if you are switching coolant types (green to orange) you must flush out entire system as the two are not comparable and could cause jelling. When I bought my boat I switched (shell...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 23-11-2020, 04:26
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By NYSail
Re: Coolant drain plug(s) on yanmar 4JH4AE

Yes, some of drain valves have a hose. Only one of mine did, the others I assumed fell off, but I bought new hose and attached.The new manuals leave a lot to be desired.... nothing like the books...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 22-11-2020, 14:38
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By NYSail
Re: Coolant drain plug(s) on yanmar 4JH4AE

So basically same engine as mine. Keep looking they are there. Do you have a manual..... next time at boat Iíll send you a photo.

Greg
4JH4E
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 22-11-2020, 00:10
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By NYSail
Re: Coolant drain plug(s) on yanmar 4JH4AE

My 4JH4E has a few ..... silly question but you do have the cap open to let air in? What engine is it?

Greg
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 20-11-2020, 15:55
Replies: 71
Views: 2,745
Posted By NYSail
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 18-11-2020, 22:13
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By NYSail
Re: Honda EU2200i onboard

For my Honda, I bought an exhaust pipe extension kit. It is a silicone hose...... 5 feet that attaches to exhaust manifold. I had a machine shop weld on the adapter. It manager exhaust nicely.........
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 01-11-2020, 06:05
Replies: 146
Views: 10,737
Posted By NYSail
Re: Look what I bought for a pittance today!

I have always heard recertifications cost around $1,000 if not more....... in the US that is. I passed on one as the cost brand new was slightly above the used cost plus recertification.

Good luck
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 31-10-2020, 05:39
Replies: 22
Views: 1,059
Posted By NYSail
Re: XPS 100lb As Structural Core - Pros Cons

Second that...... you get what you pay for.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 30-10-2020, 22:16
Replies: 66
Views: 4,930
Posted By NYSail
Re: Marine grade or regular oil for old diesel?

Itís the only oil I use...... For engine and trans. Also use rotella coolant for engine. Great products.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 25-10-2020, 11:44
Replies: 24
Views: 803
Posted By NYSail
Re: Trojan T125

I also have a battery monitor so I see soc usage etc.....

I was just stating what my charge profile is set as for t125s and the only way I can set the profile is with the balmar regulator.

Good...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 25-10-2020, 11:41
Replies: 24
Views: 803
Posted By NYSail
Re: Trojan T125

Yea just so you know I am not expert of batteries or electrical systems. I have been learning over the years reading asking questions and doing. So far the settings Maine Sail gave me work out just...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 25-10-2020, 11:21
Replies: 24
Views: 803
Posted By NYSail
Re: Trojan T125

At the suggestion of Maine Sail, who I bought my 150 amp balmar alt / mc614 regulator from (best price and great customer service), he suggested the time periods. When I run my engine my batteries...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 25-10-2020, 09:23
Replies: 24
Views: 803
Posted By NYSail
Re: Trojan T125

With my t125s I set alt (mc614) at 14.8 1hr bulk, 14.7 3hr absorb and 13.5 float. Batteries now on third second season and still no issues.

Greg
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 24-10-2020, 07:38
Replies: 51
Views: 5,247
Posted By NYSail
Re: Anchor bridle aka snubber - advise please

Would love to see a picture of your braid. I was considering using a single line around thimble however then connecting the two legs by wrapping / whipping together with amsteel.

Greg
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 22-10-2020, 18:40
Replies: 21
Views: 1,602
Posted By NYSail
Re: Storing Diesel engine for 3 mo?

Flush the engine, change the oil, top off batteries, close all thru holes.

I don’t understand spraying the engine down to prevent rust For such a small period. What type of smells do you get when...
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 21-10-2020, 04:24
Replies: 51
Views: 5,247
Posted By NYSail
Re: Anchor bridle aka snubber - advise please

I used 2 separate 3/4Ē lines that attach to a mantis snubber pendant. Love the snubber pendant over the hook as it holds great to chain or rode and doesnít let go like a hook. For my 20,000lb boat I...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 05-10-2020, 17:41
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By NYSail
Re: Feathering MaxProp with Yanmar

And change the trans fluid every year.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 05-10-2020, 05:18
Replies: 30
Views: 1,322
Posted By NYSail
Re: Perkins loses prime overnight

Before messing with injector pump I would replace all crush washers and also inspect the pick-up tube in the fuel tank. A small crack will cause exactly what you are experiencing.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 02-10-2020, 07:21
Replies: 22
Views: 1,319
Posted By NYSail
Re: Yanmar 4JH2E struggles to start

My prior boat had a 1986 3hm35F. Starting issues were due to an under-sized wire harness. To check if that might be your issue go straight to the starter and jump the ignition with a screw...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 01-10-2020, 22:28
Replies: 22
Views: 1,319
Posted By NYSail
Re: Yanmar 4JH2E struggles to start

Agree with all other post regarding your negative connection. My engine looked fine e but when I took the connection apart there was significant corrosion. I added a meg buss bar to help thing stay...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 27-09-2020, 04:52
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By NYSail
Re: Is this a bad idea for restepping my mast

In my yard, when they place the mast on they connect the stays / shrouds So nothing falls but do no tuning. I have always done that with previous boats. It’s no a big deal tape former spots and get a...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 27-09-2020, 04:29
Replies: 36
Views: 3,815
Posted By NYSail
Re: Purchasing a boat... what price for re-rigging standing rigging? Should I?

Knotical..... I am here in Mt. Sinai Long Island Sound. Where did you get your quote? This is a soon to be my project. Thanks!
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 24-09-2020, 18:22
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By NYSail
Re: Caulk for rebedding bronze thru hulls

I use 4200 and make sure my mechanical seal is good.

Will never release
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 24-09-2020, 18:16
Replies: 21
Views: 1,365
Posted By NYSail
Re: Identifying a wire on my diesel tank

Vent hose or fill or big red maybe ground small red...... Follow where it goes.
Forum: Powered Boats 24-09-2020, 04:59
Replies: 33
Views: 3,980
Posted By NYSail
Re: Help - super funky smell

Open up tour floor boards and fill your bilge with soapy hot water..... maybe some raritan ko mixed in and let it soak. Then drain fill drain a couple of times..... vacuum / pump out and let it air...
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