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January 25, 2012 - 11:16amBeyond the Hype
. To start with, Zeus and IPS boats have to be hauled after their first 25 engine-hours. “Cummins says you ... David Fessenden, a marine applications engineer with Cummins Atlantic. “That smooths out some ... require grease in U-joints and at both ends of jack shafts that connect engines to drives. Painting ...
December 19, 2011 - 1:17pmAfter Coverage Ends
Learn more about extended warranties on engines. Web ... is essentially the same as new engine warranties. MTU’s Certified Care Coverage excludes a few components. Both plans cost more than those purchased while engines are within contiguous factory or extended warranty ...
May 19, 2011 - 1:10pmBecome A Better Yachtsman
it takes to make sure you inspect the essential equipment prior to departure, including engine oil, fuel ... alarm, but this was quickly dispelled by my chief engineer calmly saying, “Engine room temperatures ... in the engine room worked perfectly. We got the fire out, and although it reignited once, no one was hurt and we ...
Related tags: Seamanship
October 31, 2011 - 10:56amA Glimpse at the ABYC and NMEA
for electronic engine controls. As Captain Audio was docking at a dockside watering hole, he cranked his tunes. Those amps sucked power, and the resulting voltage drop locked his engines in neutral. He collided ... are interdependent. ABYC, for example, requires larger wire where it runs through the hot engine rooms or where many ...
August 10, 2011 - 3:27pmCritical Care
to a yacht's safe operation. High-performance diesel engines pump their own ... of the most critical systems aboard, yet they’re often overlooked. To keep heat out of the engine room ... through a slightly larger outer pipe that carries seawater from the engine. Wet systems were popular ...
November 29, 2011 - 1:52pmNo Guts, No Glory
was structurally sound. The smoke and fire stayed well clear of the engine room, as did the water used ... the soffit in the pilothouse and weren’t damaged, are new. Although the engine room remained untouched ... recertified the 1,550 horsepower engines for an extended factory warranty. I saw this EB 58 for the first ...
April 19, 2011 - 4:54pmFighting Onboard Gremlins
before you’re buying new batteries. And, oh yes, the engines won’t start. Be sure to add this to your ... inside the engine room (yes, I know it’s hot) just to see if water is on the hull sides next ... that if the oil level in the engines was OK last night, last week or last month, it’s OK today. I have to tell you ...
May 19, 2011 - 9:59amResto-Mod Repowering With Volvo IPS
,” Morong said, “because the engine room is way back aft.” If the engine room had been amidships, Yachting Solutions would have needed to run jack shafts from the engines to the pods, a distance of about 25 feet ... -drive power package that the previous owner had installed in 2005. The Cummins engines gave the Huckins a top ...
Related tags: Boat Ownership
March 22, 2011 - 12:40pmMaintaining Electronic Shift and Throttle Controls
too. Do electronic engine shift and throttle controls fail? Absolutely ... governed diesels run without electricity. But engine computers and electronic controls require constant DC ... batteries sit overnight, and then make sure batteries can crank engines and power controls in the morning ...
April 19, 2011 - 1:04pmEvaluating Your Vessel's Readiness
about in a hot engine room. I force myself to inventory my spare parts and cycle out any that might have ... to know what will happen if you pull the red handle. Will the engines shut down? Are there vent dampers ... as well as a port for discharging a portable extinguisher into the engine room. It’s also important ...
October 1, 2010 - 8:54amHustle and Flow
, yacht owners can make sure their engines get diesel that’s ready to burn ... any problems that arose. Engines today are much less tolerant of common fuel problems, so owners have ... microns to stay within engine manufacturer’s warranty specifications. Secondary filters — those mounted ...
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmHow to Hug Your Diesel
And other tips to not letting engine troubles foul ... . Yep, just another day in boating paradise. Everything is perfect-or would be, if the port engine hadn ... on board, that this perfect day may end with your boat limping into an alternate port on one engine, hours ...
January 30, 2009 - 2:46pmAir Apparent
engines running cleanly. Owners of yachts powered by today's diesel engines ... , and clean running come precise tolerances and computerized engine controls that need care and feeding ... you to keep it that way. Many engines emit far fewer harmful gases in the engineroom now thanks ...
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