Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Transmission oil cooler


Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

Eric,

That is really cool, but could you give us a little more detail as to where you bought it...who the USA distributor is, etc.?

Bill
BeBe 387

On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 6:35 AM, kimberlite@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

I was worried about the tranny oil cooler wearing out and perforating .
I did some research and Amel wanted $600 to replace it Mack boring wanted about the same. I found the USA distributor for the DC60 model transmission oil cooler it cost me $137- in the USA.
Eric
Sm 376 Kimberlite
 
 

----- Original Message -----
From: "'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@... [amelyachtowners]"
Date: Friday, September 26, 2014 12:33 am
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Fwd: Onan Training Option
To: "amelyachtowners@..."

> Derick,
>
> There are some photos of the transmission cooler and the
> trash/barnaclepieces I removed from it posted here:
>
> https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/amelyachtowners/photos/albums/1228643648
>
> There is a rubber boot on each side of the cooler. With the sea
> cock closed
> and the sea chest empty (if possible use a wet vac to empty it)
> open the
> sea chest side of the cooler by loosening the clamp on the
> larger end of
> the boot. You will want to have your wet vac ready to suck the
> remainingwater when you pull the boot off of the cooler. The wet
> vac is the best
> thing I have found to clean the cooler and the boot area...just
> suck all of
> the trash out. There is no need to do the aft side of the cooler.
>
> There are pieces of trash that can get past the strainer, but
> are stopped
> by the small pipes in the cooler. This will happen to you in the
> tropicswhen small mussels and barnacles like to breed in the sea
> chest. If you are
> at a marina and running A/C weekly inspection of the sea chest
> is very
> important...maybe 2 times a week.
>
> The Mack Boring Diesel class I attended did not cover
> transmissions or its
> cooler. They had 5 different models of engines for the class. I
> was lucky
> that there was one 100hp turbo for the class and I was the only
> one out of
> 20 that had that engine. There were 4 or 5 guys working on each
> of the
> other engines. I do not think they got as much out of the class
> as I did.
>
> Bill
> BeBe 387
>
>
>
> On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 10:07 PM, derickgates@...
> [amelyachtowners] wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > Kent,
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks for researching this. I would prefer meeting during
> the summer,
> > when Brava will be on the hard in the Caribbean for hurricane
> season,> rather than during the winter/spring, when I would
> rather be sailing!
> > However, I will be flexible as the group decides.
> >
> >
> >
> > My email address is: derickgates "at" comcast "dot" net
> >
> >
> >
> > Brava has a 100 HP Yanmar Model 4JH3-HTE with ~3700 hours on it.
> >
> >
> >
> > I recen tly had the salt water cooling pump replaced because it
> was leaking
> > water from the seal. As you know, this is on the inaccessible
> side of the
> > engine, and I would love to see better what I did, as well as
> how to
> > efficiently replace the associated impeller.
> >
> >
> > I would also like to see how to dismantle the seawater cooling
> for the
> > transmission oil cooling.
> >
> >
> >
> > Add to that everything to do with the replacement of the oil
> filte r (on
> > the engine), changing the oil, and trouble shooting all
> electrical systems
> > on the engine (shut-off and starter solenoids, alternators, etc.)
> >
> >
> >
> > Derick
> >
> >
> >
> > SM2K #400 Brava
> >
> >
> >
>


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