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    Ram Jet

    Re: Shear Pin information

    Thanks. I did read another post where the writer also swears by stainless shear pins. I've never had any exposure to engines larger than 20 C.I. I

    Ram Jet Today, 10:07 PM Go to last post
    Ram Jet

    Re: Run only salt water

    I do recall a reddish coating on the recesses in the cylinder head but none inside of the water jacket on the cylinder block. Hmmm. Too soon old, too

    Ram Jet Today, 09:57 PM Go to last post
    dyepro

    How to drain water from bell housing?

    Hi, first post here.
    I am fairly experienced in diesel and marine mechanics this is my first Volvo Penta.
    This engine is a TMAD30A + duo

    dyepro Today, 08:59 PM Go to last post
    fdrgator

    Re: Run only salt water

    I don't suppose you noticed the reddish coating inside the cylinder block? That was put there to prevent corrosion. I would not put anything in there

    fdrgator Today, 07:52 PM Go to last post
    fdrgator

    Re: Shear Pin information

    It's your motor, do as you want. You want to be changing pins out on the lake, that's fine. But is is supposed to have a stainless steel drive pin.

    fdrgator Today, 07:48 PM Go to last post