Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Long block failure on a Volvo D3-110 Amel 54-152
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Thank you Dean.
Re the smoke:
Black sooty smoke with a small about of coke in the water.
Only when rapidly throttling up. And only for a split second. Typical scenario. Backing into a slip, then gunning in forward to rapidly decrease the reverse motion to avoid dock contact.
Maybe when I first start up, a tiny amount.
Never while running, idling, and if I change speeds gradually never. Only a rapid change as in turbo lag.
With a non common Rail I’d never even notice it.
The comment by Nigel Calder to me “you should never see smoke on a common rail” stuck. I later clarified with him and he stuck to his statement of gospel. “Never.”
So... also I would never notice it but when backing up I’m facing aft. Leg and back against the wheel to prevent rudder deviation. Hand on the throttle and bow stick. Heading out, conversely I’m looking forward and never notice.
Re the WoT. We’re definitely lower. 2700. Compression loss? Hard to say what it was when I picked up the boat with the “new” long block. I think it was the same. And 2700 is what we saw during the sea trial pre- “New” long block.
Thanks again to everyone
Excuse the errors.
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On Aug 15, 2018, at 8:50 AM, Trifin trifin@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote: