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by vince
Thu September 30th, 2010, 6:26 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: MD1B - intermittant compression
Replies: 3
Views: 6852

Re: MD1B - intermittant compression

I have the same engine type which has not been run for a few years. It had no compression. When I whizzed it over with a drill lots of carbon type debris came flying out the exhaust. I have removed the head to re-seat the valves but the head gasket is so expensive I am reluctant to 'try' it. If ther...
by vince
Thu September 30th, 2010, 6:02 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Sabb diesel
Replies: 10
Views: 15329

Re: Sabb diesel

Depends if the 'hardware' was you! Engine fixed yet?
by vince
Thu September 30th, 2010, 5:55 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: trailer design for 26' eventide
Replies: 2
Views: 6746

Re: trailer design for 26' eventide

If this is a twin axle trailer the centre of the boat should be over the forward axle and if a single axle the centre of the boat would need to be about 2ft in front of the axle. Basically the further forward the better but you dont want half a ton sitting on the back of your car! It is going to be ...
by vince
Thu September 30th, 2010, 5:34 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: GH31 Inner Forestay
Replies: 4
Views: 8026

Re: GH31 Inner Forestay

Hi, I have recently bought an eventide with the same sort of cutter rig. Now I have no experience of these but I do know there should be a sail on the inner stay and if there were, whether it was furled in or out, I'm sure the sheets would slide round easily enough. Securing it to a guard rail seems...