Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Hurth Transmission Coolers


Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Thanks for the great information !!!

Does any one know if this is the same issue on the ZF Transmission?

Also does any one know a supplier to get a spare hose for the transmission:
http://nikimat.com/volvo_tmd22p_missing_hoses.html
the purple one is for the transmission.

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Ric




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On Fri, 8/26/16, greatketch@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Hurth Transmission Coolers
To: amelyachtowners@...
Date: Friday, August 26, 2016, 9:09 PM


 









One of the things that Joel told me to
keep on my maintenance schedule was inspection of the Hurth
Transmission cooler for corrosion.  Many thanks to him for
mentioning it, it is something I would have missed.  Sure
enough, mine needed to be replaced.
It's very much a crappy
design:  A cast aluminum box made part of the engine
galvanic electrical circuit.  Not surprising that it has
issues. I have read rumors that there is a stainless steel
version also available, but that would have its own
problems.  Stainless has a much lower thermal conductivity
than aluminum, so it wouldn't cool as
efficiently. 
I installed a new aluminum
cooler, and modified it to accept a zinc anode.  You can
see photos and some more details on our blog here:  An
engine project.


An
engine project. One
of the great things that came to us when we purchased this
boat was the experience of the yacht broker who arranged the
sale.  Joel has a vast store&nbs...




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