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Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 08-04-2022, 16:25
Replies: 59
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Posted By ryangalliford
Re: VW Pathfinder 50 marine diesel questions

Some have luck with soaking bolts with a little kroil for quite some time, some like heat; either way it sounds like youll need a good pair of vice-grips to get any amount of torque on the bolt if...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 14-03-2022, 16:46
Replies: 59
Views: 4,802
Posted By ryangalliford
Re: VW Pathfinder 50 marine diesel questions

Pathfinder typically used a Motorola 7ep2005; might be different depending on your housing, but it looks correct to me. Connections to the tach are via two wires with ring terminals mounted to the...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 07-03-2022, 18:01
Replies: 59
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Posted By ryangalliford
Re: VW Pathfinder 50 marine diesel questions

Im sure you can do it solo, but having someone help and sharing a beer afterwards is waaaaaaaaaay better than going at it alone!


There is a manual that was posted in this thread:...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 07-03-2022, 17:30
Replies: 59
Views: 4,802
Posted By ryangalliford
Re: VW Pathfinder 50 marine diesel questions

As long as the timing belt is on, and the engine is correctly timed, hirondeller is correct.



If your timing is off for any reason - say you swapped to ARP headbolts and cleaned carbon...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 27-01-2022, 12:49
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By ryangalliford
Re: Battery Cables AWG 2/0

are you willing to cut, or are you only selling full lengths?
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 14-01-2022, 18:32
Replies: 59
Views: 4,802
Posted By ryangalliford
Re: VW Pathfinder 50 marine diesel questions

Mine are M8x1.25, however Id recommend checking them before ordering new ones. I replaced mine with A286 stainless; certainly consult your manual before deciding what grade bolt to use.


Oil...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 14-01-2022, 16:14
Replies: 59
Views: 4,802
Posted By ryangalliford
Re: VW Pathfinder 50 marine diesel questions

Oh, fyi, the threads on the VW housings are M10x1. Pathfinder often threaded 1/8npt fittings into them; there is much debate on the acceptability of this. You can use any M10x1 threaded sensor/sender...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 14-01-2022, 16:12
Replies: 59
Views: 4,802
Posted By ryangalliford
Re: VW Pathfinder 50 marine diesel questions

Welcome to owning one of these old engines!


Id recommend searching through the VAG catalogs online. The one I often use is 'www(dot)auto-parts(dot)spb(dot)ru/cat/au/au.mycat?SelVh&cl=dr2000'....
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 03-03-2021, 17:01
Replies: 14
Views: 1,263
Posted By ryangalliford
Re: Looking for a Manual Windlass

Oh wait! Just noticed yer in Ontario ; )


Shipping might be the restraint. I'm gonna guess that from here in Seattle, the Hyspeed I have would cost around 150 to ship.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 03-03-2021, 12:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,263
Posted By ryangalliford
Re: Looking for a Manual Windlass

Can you provide a sense of your location, boat and chain size?



I have a good working Hyspeed 510 with a gypsy for 5/16 chain, but no sense if that'd work for your boat or if shipping would...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 11-06-2020, 18:24
Replies: 42
Views: 20,451
Posted By ryangalliford
Re: Volvo Penta Alternator Regulation By Mastervolt Alpha Pro II

Super interesting thread! Thanks for all the info! As Im trying to get my system in order, this has been very helpful.


Can someone clarify, if using the Mastervolt regulator, does the Easyview...
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