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  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

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PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 4:59 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
Mike, the serial number was "mysteriously" scratched out by the dealer who sold it to me as a recon engine, it turns out to actually have been a badly repainted engine instead! Since then I've had to ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:21 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
Hi Mike,
glad to se you're still here! I will investigate the turbo as you suggested though I will have a look myself first, just need to get hold of a workshop manual from somewhere. I don't suppose ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 3:54 pm   Subject: Overheating sorted!
I'm hoping that this site has not completely died and that some brave diehards still occasionally pop in for a browse!

I know that I have received fantastic help and advice from many members in th ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Tue Dec 09, 2008 5:39 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
Just to touch base, been a while! Had a thought... my saltwater strainer has a fairly fine mesh and I'm finding that it gets clogged up very quickly with very fine weed or some kind of floating stuff ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2008 4:56 am   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
Hi John,
sorry I haven't been posting much lately, I've been plagued by a trapped sciatic nerve for the last few months which has slowed me down some.

The overheating problem is still there, but ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2008 4:06 am   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
Hi again guys! Been a little busy of late, teenage daughter, two year old daughter and various commissions etc keeping me busy!!

I love the bit about the crabs, just goes to show, everything is pos ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2007 3:39 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
thanks Leo, it's nice to know there are still some decent folk out there! It's getting harder and harder to find them!

I don't know what your bigger mess is but I hope you can sort it to your satis ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 3:40 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
ok,...... the serial number on the engine is unreadable, it seems to have worn out completely so I can't confirm which pump is the proper one, I shall have to try to contact the guy who sold it to me ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:01 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
thanks for the offers guys, the pump has no numbers that I can see but I will check for the engine number in the next couple of days. (I'm on Christmas shopping duty for a few days!)
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2007 9:42 am   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
I got the pump from the guy and tried to fit it to the engine, turns out the outlet hose needs to be offset by 1/2" for my particular engine,so it's no good, it has to be the specific one, Volvo doesn ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2007 12:49 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
firstly, Leo really sorry to learn of your loss, I've lost various friends well before their time so far and I know it can be very hard. It's a good reminder to make the most of every minute you have ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:28 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
right, finally got out in the boat today! Last night, after running the engine I shut the sea cock as suggested with the strainer full. This morning I had a look at the strainer before opening the val ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2007 3:43 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
guys, sorry, been away and the weather's been ludicrous! I did go out briefly yesterday and had the usual problem.. before starting the engine I checked the water level in the strainer, it was about h ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:57 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
guess what, the strainer is connected after the pump, I've looked at a couple of other boats that have the same engine and that's how volvo have set it up!
Doesn't make too much sense to me either b ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2007 4:06 am   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
I'm not sure what happened, but a couple of days ago I took her out and purposefully didn't open the strainer to check the level of water (though I did sit beside the engine to feel for the first sign ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:10 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
ok, brief update (and a login!), finally got to use the boat again yesterday, same sort of problem, with the impeller cover getting hot/warm almost immediately, but this time only some of the water di ...
  Topic: changing profile settings
acabedo

Replies: 11
Views: 9627

PostForum: Frequently Asked Questions about the forum use   Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2007 9:30 am   Subject: changing profile settings
Perfect!!! Many thanks.
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 9:42 am   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
it's very frustrating!! I haven't gone back to see how things are since yesterday, but normally when I remove the strainer top to check the level of the water, it has either already dissapeared or st ...
  Topic: changing profile settings
acabedo

Replies: 11
Views: 9627

PostForum: Frequently Asked Questions about the forum use   Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 6:12 pm   Subject: changing profile settings
how do I register?

all I'd like to do is I change my avatar to the Gibraltar flag, and change my signature to just Adrian. (sorry, being a bit thick today, been a long day messing with the engine)
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 6:00 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
ok, back from the boat! Here's a summary of what I did and the results.

1. I disconnected the flexible exhaust hose from the elbow (see photo) and then I disconnected the outgoing hose from the bot ...
  Topic: changing profile settings
acabedo

Replies: 11
Views: 9627

PostForum: Frequently Asked Questions about the forum use   Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 2:35 pm   Subject: changing profile settings
still no luck Mike, I chose my avatar (the Gibraltar flag), changed my signature to just Adrian and also switched on the HTML button but I still got the same response.

Adrian
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 1:40 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
I rather like the idea of you guys coming out! What a relief that would be! OK, back to reality, (though everyone from over there has an open invitation) I'm going to print out this post take it down ...
  Topic: changing profile settings
acabedo

Replies: 11
Views: 9627

PostForum: Frequently Asked Questions about the forum use   Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 1:19 pm   Subject: changing profile settings
Hi Mike,
I'm trying to change a couple of things in my profile, (signature and avatar) but I'm not having much luck, I keep getting this message:

"No website is allowed durning regsiter."

any i ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 1:06 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
Hi Leo,

ok, it's a Volvo Penta KAD32, regarding the risers, I'm not sure what they are, is it the elbow that connects to the turbo and then connects to the flexible exhaust hose? If it is this bit ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:24 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
Hi again guys, sorry for ther delayed reply, trying to finish a commision for a client!
The problem seems to have started after I caught a plastic bag in my intake grill and it affected the freshwate ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 3:15 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
I've disconnected the pipe from the bottom of the saltwater pump and blown down it and it seems clear, also when I remove the tube from the through hull fitting water pours in nicely.

What has bur ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 2:20 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
yes, I checked, the confusing thing is that it is intermittent, when it feels like it all works beautifully and then when you have relaxed it catches you by surprise! Mkes for very unrelaxed boating!
  Topic: Gibraltar fishing
acabedo

Replies: 4
Views: 3578

PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 2:26 am   Subject: Gibraltar fishing
They are Dentex Gibbosus, or as we call them locally sama bream, they grow up to about 45lbs and in depths ranging from 240 to 500ft. Apparently they are not that common and quite hard to catch so I f ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 1:43 am   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
The strainer part of the pump is new, as is the impeller and I assume the thing is turning the right way because eventually it seems to run ok but bvecause it's an intermittent problem it's difficult ...
  Topic: Gibraltar fishing
acabedo

Replies: 4
Views: 3578

PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2007 2:00 pm   Subject: Gibraltar fishing
just to let you know what we've been catching this summer, caught about 5 or 6 so far!

http://img218.imageshack.us/img218/6017/sama105kg61007copyfc8.jpg

http://img86.imageshack.us/img86/8843/sam ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
acabedo

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2007 12:23 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
Hi all, back again after a long hot and sometimes bothersome summer! Managed to more or less get some usage out of the boat the last couple of months but kept suffering from a very odd problem....
wh ...
  Topic: Boat info
acabedo

Replies: 0
Views: 2867

PostForum: Pacemaker /Alglas Data base   Posted: Thu Feb 01, 2007 8:05 am   Subject: Boat info
Boat model __26'__Pacemaker "Wahoo"_____________________________

Boat Year____1985_________________________

Engines__Volvo penta KAD 32 & Volvo Duoprop 290

Equipment__VHF, Simrad CX 3 ...
  Topic: Lookout
acabedo

Replies: 11
Views: 8493

PostForum: Pictures   Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2006 1:52 pm   Subject: Prang!!
you're right, boating with the kids, I have two others, is great, they can't get enough!
just to update you, having had the boat finally sorted for all of three days, here's a photo of what my bow no ...
  Topic: Lookout
acabedo

Replies: 11
Views: 8493

PostForum: Pictures   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2006 8:08 pm   Subject: Lookout
little fella's my young son Theo, likes nothing better than sitting at the bow and have the wind blow through his hair!
Dennis, don't go chopping anything off just yet, it's great when the seas are f ...
  Topic: Lookout
acabedo

Replies: 11
Views: 8493

PostForum: Pictures   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2006 9:22 am   Subject: new photo!
At last, up and running!


http://img220.imageshack.us/img220/6865/lookout1up0.jpg[img][/img]
  Topic: turbo & supercharger probs
acabedo

Replies: 25
Views: 19762

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 3:28 pm   Subject: turbo & supercharger probs
thanks Mike, I'm sure I'll get to grips with this thing one day! In any case I guess a sensor will be cheaper to replace than most other items! One thing though, how come I can't disconnect the whole ...
  Topic: turbo & supercharger probs
acabedo

Replies: 25
Views: 19762

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 1:48 pm   Subject: turbo & supercharger probs
OK, here's an update on my ongoing saga with the KAD 32! I've managed to get a few thingsd sorted, turns out it was a combination of things: bad fuel filtration, there was even an inch long flying ant ...
  Topic: Lookout
acabedo

Replies: 7
Views: 6013

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 2:43 am   Subject: Lookout
me too John, they seem scarce, but they are great boats. Mine has been "chopped" underneath, and been converted to inboard/outboard with a Volvo 290 outdrive, great for performance (I think) but remov ...
  Topic: turbo & supercharger probs
acabedo

Replies: 25
Views: 19762

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2006 10:25 am   Subject: turbo & supercharger probs
sounds like an excellent idea/project. I've got a Simrad cx34 on my boat with a 1,000w transducer, unfortunately the machine only dishes out 600w so I can't reach the bottom of the strait but I will s ...
  Topic: turbo & supercharger probs
acabedo

Replies: 25
Views: 19762

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 4:12 am   Subject: turbo & supercharger probs
Hi Dennis, I haven't heard that one I have to admit, I think you're probably right it must have originated because of flow figures etc. It's a fascinating area. I do know that there is always a consta ...
  Topic: turbo & supercharger probs
acabedo

Replies: 25
Views: 19762

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 5:03 pm   Subject: turbo & supercharger probs
hi Leo, Mike as always is full of good stuff, the main problem here is that the place is so small that really good mechanics are hard to come by so there are long moments of waiting and there is only ...
  Topic: turbo & supercharger probs
acabedo

Replies: 25
Views: 19762

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 3:58 pm   Subject: turbo & supercharger probs
thanks Mike I'll get to it and check everything you mentioned, I'll let you know how I get on or of any new findings!
Adrian
  Topic: turbo & supercharger probs
acabedo

Replies: 25
Views: 19762

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 12:28 pm   Subject: compressor
Mike I think you are right, over the phone my mechanic said that one possibility was a malfunctioining sensor. When connected, the compressor kicks in at around 1800 rpm (the noise is phenomenal) and ...
  Topic: turbo & supercharger probs
acabedo

Replies: 25
Views: 19762

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:24 am   Subject: turbo & supercharger probs
sorry, it has a compressor. which is activated electrically and has a centrifugal clutch, which is used at lower revs (1,800rpm to 3,000rpm) and then the turbo which kicks in later at 3,000rpm

-/my ...
  Topic: turbo & supercharger probs
acabedo

Replies: 25
Views: 19762

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 6:59 am   Subject: turbo & supercharger probs
ok here's the thing, got a fishing competition on saturday, engine's (Volvo KAD32) acting up and no mechanic 'till next week. Any comments/advice gratefully received!

First the supercharger was get ...
  Topic: Lookout
acabedo

Replies: 7
Views: 6013

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 2:59 pm   Subject: Lookout
...funny you should ask! Actually we haven't done too much fishing, partly because all the fish seem to be on holiday, (probably over your way!) and almost every time we went out the boat/engine ( the ...
  Topic: Lookout
acabedo

Replies: 11
Views: 8493

PostForum: Pictures   Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 12:59 pm   Subject: Lookout again!
looked a little small, damn these computers are hard to get to grips with.http://img483.imageshack.us/img483/5840/dsc00816if8.th.jpg][/img]
  Topic: Lookout
acabedo

Replies: 11
Views: 8493

PostForum: Pictures   Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 12:47 pm   Subject: Lookout
Lookout as she looks today, shame most of the work done is hidden!http://img103.imageshack.us/img103/8580/lookoutcz5.th.jpg[/img]
  Topic: Lookout
acabedo

Replies: 7
Views: 6013

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 12:30 pm   Subject: Lookout
Thanks for the info on this new site, got wonderful info and advice from everyone on the last one, sure this will be excellent too!
Names Adrian, imported my Wahoo 26' from Cape Cod area to Gibraltar ...
 
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