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    Re: Ford Lehman overheat

    Hi Demerittj, Ibelieve you will find rust/scale blockage at the exhaust elbow. It's fairly common and since you say the temp drops with engine speed it indicates to me a blockage. unlikely the...
  2. Re: Anti freeze leaks from Thru-hull strainer when on the hard for bottom painting.

    Jim, agree with Makomark. Also if oil coolers have not been replaced in the last five years, nows time to do so. Admiralty copper coolers were supplied as standard on Lehmans. Expected life about 5...
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    Re: 86 Mercury 115 Shock!!

    Thanks Guys, To update, found dead #6 coil (cracked). Boat has separate Morse control with trim switch and start/ign key switch on dash.
    Just wondering if voltage from trigger is following the...
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    86 Mercury 115 Shock!!

    I have 1986 merc 115hp inline 6 0a975284. When throttle control is moved it will sometimes give you a shock that travels up your arm. This engine also lost power and idled home, then quit and...
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    Re: Ford sabre 280c seized

    Hi Boatman1 , In most cases you will have to tear it down completely and have it bored oversize. The piston rings i'm sure are stuck in the grooves and cylinders pitted. If you did manage to clean it...
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    Re: Ford sabre 280c seized

    Hi Boatman, My quess is that the intercooler has leaked into the intake and cylinders. Get a small bore scope on ebay or Harbor freight and check each cylinder for water or rust. If that is the case...
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    Re: 2712E vs 2701E

    Hi, First your 2701e is 242 cu.in. 2712e is 254 cu.in. The injectors can be swapped but you may lose power. The correct injector tip is bdll140s6622 Basically it would be best to rebuild the 2701e...
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    Re: Ford Sabre 2704 ET Spare Parts need

    Hi Spiros,
    Try American Diesel Corp Virginia USA 804 435 3107 The early engines had Chrome pressed in sleeves which later changed to cast iron with chrome rings.
    Charlie W
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    Re: Oil pressure gauges.

    The sender in the middle of the engine with two terminals is oil pressure. Behind the alternator with two terminals is alternator energizing switch and single terminal is oil alarm switch.
    Charlie W
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    Re: Advice needed

    Colly, Yes the engine block is identical, but the bolt on supports may be different dimensions so just swap them. Also the trans to flywheel housing are identical, but on some engines a 200#...
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    Re: Raw water pump drive

    Hi, Sorry to say this coupling is no longer available. However you may find the pump side coupling on ebay It was a browning CHFS2X5/8 A local machine shop can make you a nylon centerpiece. For the...
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    Re: Paragon transmission issue

    Joe, Transmission Marine 800-462-8848 ext.427 has parts for your trans.

    Charlie w.
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    Re: Paragon transmission issue

    Joe, I believe you have turned the lock ring in too far. Back it off two notches and try again.

    Charlie W
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    Re: Lehman 80hp water in sump

    Hi, Need more info. Why was head removed? Overheated? Is the oil pan off? How do you know water goes up and down? When pressurized can you turn it 4 or more times with out locking up?
    Charlie W
  15. Re: Leaking Rear Seal on Velvet Drive Transmission

    Hi Scott Free, no , it will come off fairly easy.

    Charlie w.
  16. Re: Leaking Rear Seal on Velvet Drive Transmission

    Hi Scott Free, Did you put #2 permatex or rtv on the splines and under the coupling nut?? If not it will leak. Also if the seal riding surface on the coupling is worn you should replace it....
  17. Re: Random RPM drop or engine stall after 2 hours

    Thanks for the info. doubtful that this is an injection pump problem. I have seen similar problems when fuel tank vent lines droop down over time and if the tanks are overfilled the vent lines fill...
  18. Re: Random RPM drop or engine stall after 2 hours

    Hi, Can you tell me the year of your engine ? In the meantime i would try running out of a five gallon container of clean fuel connected to the lift pump to see what happens.
    Charlie W
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    Re: Replacing VDO instruments on Lehman 135's

    Hi Jim, It would be best to change gauges and senders at the same time. Check with American diesel, they may still have some original VDO's or equivalent. 804-435-3107
    Charlie w.
  20. Re: Low oil pressure & dropping with higher rpms on Lehman 120 hp twins (?)

    Hi. The oil sample should tell you whats going on, but at 3000 hrs it's most likely cam and crank bearings. are you using a Fram PH8A oil filter or equiv.? If you do replace bearings, change oil...
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