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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Don't pole out the Genaker?

eric freedman
 


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Don't pole out the Genaker?

eric freedman
 


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Search for this winch [1 Attachment]

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

Gerhard,



Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander Emeritus

Amel School  http://amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550

+1(832) 380-4970




On Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 11:38 AM, carcodespam@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 
[Attachment(s) from carcodespam@... [amelyachtowners] included below]

I'm looking after this special winch I have seen on some Amels. I want to use it to handle the main sail furler.
Searching the known winch factories no one has a similear winch to offer.

Thank you.


Gerhard



Re: Search for this winch

carcodespam@...
 

Bill,

many, many thanks. That is exactly the winch I was looking for. After searching for 3 days the web with no results I got the answer here thankfully within one hour. Great.

Gerhard


Re: Search for this winch

greatketch@...
 


Gerhard,

What you are looking for is called an Anderson Line Tender.  It is still manufacturer by Anderson, and readily available.  The one used on the boom to run the outhaul has been modified by Amel to accept the shaft for the furling motor.

Bill Kinney
SM160, Harmonie
Boston, Mass

---In amelyachtowners@..., <carcodespam@...> wrote :

I'm looking after this special winch I have seen on some Amels. I want to use it to handle the main sail furler.
Searching the known winch factories no one has a similear winch to offer.

Thank you.


Gerhard


Search for this winch

carcodespam@...
 

I'm looking after this special winch I have seen on some Amels. I want to use it to handle the main sail furler.
Searching the known winch factories no one has a similear winch to offer.

Thank you.


Gerhard


Re: Bilge maitenance

Philippe Morel
 

Hello, about bilge cleaning , we proceed simply as follow . 
Every 2 month : high pressure cleaning with some liquid soap , as water is clean .
Every 6 month : outside , cleaning of all bilge parts .

Very important : we have made a brand new stainless steel strip in replacement of the current copper one . This have been made by Amel Martinique ( Alban ) Who valid electrical continuous flow . I was in my last job inplemented in chemical reactors design and we currently use stainless strip for earth connection . Big value , stainless strip is strongly corrosion resistant than copper .
Philippe 
BELAVITA SM 2K n°238


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Bilge maitenance

karkauai
 

I thought I was wrong once, but I wasn't.  I was wrong about that.

Kent


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Don't pole out the Genaker?

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

Thomas,

Remember the load on a ballooner is spread over the entire length of the foil/forestay and sheet blocks, while the load on a gennaker or spinnaker is on the top of the mast and the sheet blocks. I believe that is a big difference, and may be the reason for Amel's caution.

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander Emeritus

Amel School  http://amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550

+1(832) 380-4970





On Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 7:40 AM, SV Garulfo svgarulfo@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 


Hi Bill,

Hope everything is ok for you and family and friends in Gaveston and Texas. 

I will make my decision based on the input I get from the great contributors of this forum. And I will never consider them as liable for anything. 

As per Amel themselves, I'm happy they would apply caution in their statements. I just don't understand why they would, unprompted, mention that with respect to a Genaker/Cruising Code Zero (ie the type of sail Peter and I have been describing) when it's clearly ok with a ballooner. And I'd like the group to opine on why that may be as well as provide real life experience to help me improve my knowledge in that area.
I accept that that my original question may have implied a request to pass judgment of Amel's advice. That was not intentional. 


Thomas
Garulfo
Amel 54 #122
Hyeres, France


On Sun, 27 Aug 2017 at 17:47, 'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
 

Thomas,

I think that we all have to understand how Amel will answer general and non-specific questions like, "...is it OK to fly a code zero on a pole." I know what my answer would be because if I said yes, I would foolishly accept serious liability with zero reward. 

I believe that it is a decision that you'll need to make. I would urge you to ask the question to owners so that you get information to make your decision and recognize that non-Amel specified sails can be very different in terms of size, cut, and construction. And that wind angle and speed, along with other concurrent set sails play an important part of your decision. 

I am sure that you realize that there are zero answers to your original question. 

CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander Emeritus
Amel School www.amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970

   


On Aug 27, 2017 9:52 AM, "SV Garulfo svgarulfo@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
 

Thanks Peter

It may well be the same sail that I've been calling a Genaker with a built-in furler (and a luff line). We did tear it too last week. 

You didn't mention the wind angle, but presumably it's pretty dead downwind to have the genoa poled out to winward. Didn't you feel a need to also pole out the Code zero? I understand you said you have only one pole, but did you wish you had two? 

We do have two poles, and I'm still confused about whether it's ok to use on the Genaker/Cruising Code Zero (as the combination of gear sold by Amel for that boat suggests) or not (as the documentation reads). 

Best,

Thomas 

Garulfo 
Amel 54 #122
Back from Corsica
Hyeres, France


On Sat, 26 Aug 2017 at 10:32, Peter Forbes ppsforbes@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
 

Well both sails were on Carango when I bought her from Rudi Peroni. The Yankee is a slightly high cut genoa and in this rig set up we completely unfurl it to the pole. The code zero has its own luff line and a furler with an everlasting furling rope on a drum at the foot. It can only be fully deployed or fully rolled up. It is a great sail and after destroying it we are having a replacement made by Ullman sails inCape Town - they ship it to St Maarten where they have a small loft.

Peter


On 26 Aug 2017, at 07:25, SV Garulfo svgarulfo@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

 


Thanks Peter for your answers 

For my understanding ,

1. Is your Yankee a specific sail or simply the genoa (ie foresail) furled in appropriately for the conditions? I presume the latter. 

2. Is your Code Zero the 100m^2 Genaker with 'built-in furling' (for my lack of a better word) Amel offered as an option on the 54, or a specific sail?

3. What wind angles would you keep that setup for?

Cheers 

Garulfo 
Amel 54 #122
Back from Corsica
Hyeres, France

On Fri, 25 Aug 2017 at 21:59, Peter Forbes ppsforbes@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
 

Garulfo,

We sailed from Cape Town to Salvador Brazil flying a poled out Yankee on the just windward side and the code Zero on the just downwind side ( a huge amount of sail) and Mizzen of course with preventer downwind side and our 54 sailed really fast and comfortably in up to 22kts true.

All went well until we were hit by a squall of 27 kits and the code Zero blew out but no other damage.

This is definitely a rig I will use again. We only have the one Amel 54 standard pole.

Peter Forbes
00447836 209730


On 25 Aug 2017, at 18:22, SV Garulfo svgarulfo@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

 

Hi all,

I was going through the Amel documentation for the 54 optional items and, regarding the gennaker with built-in furler, it reads "Don't pole out this sail" and "Don't use the gennaker at the same time as the genoa". That's my translation of the french document 'Amel 54_Equipement_optionel_V1.4', section 7-3-7.  

What do you make of that advice? 

I was definitely planning to use the double pole setup with gennaker and genoa for downwind sailing. 

Thanks for any advice and experience,

Fair winds 

Thomas

Garulfo 
Amel 54 #122
Back from Corsica
Hyeres, France

--
GARULFO
Amel 54 #122
Corsica, France

--
GARULFO
Amel 54 #122
Corsica, France

--
GARULFO
Amel 54 #122
Corsica, France

--
GARULFO
Amel 54 #122
Corsica, France



Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Impeller job on the Volvo D3-110

Porter McRoberts
 

Perfect. Got the photos. Thank you
Keys are: Do remove the hoses, don't remove pump, use short puller, and keep saltwater out of the alternator! 
Don't think I'd put the alternator under the impeller if I designed the engine!

Thank you very much!

With renewed confidence I return to the boat!

Porter


On Aug 28, 2017, at 3:42 AM, mshirloo@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hi again porter; I just posted an album of photos. My first time, so let me know that you've received them.


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Impeller job on the Volvo D3-110

Porter McRoberts
 

Peter. 
I think you've hit the nail on he head!
Quite appreciated. 
Porter



On Aug 28, 2017, at 3:21 AM, Peter Forbes ppsforbes@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Porter,


My puller looks quite different to yours. I can’t send a photo as my 54 is in Grenada at the moment - try for a shorter more squat puller - mine seems to work without removing those hoses.

Peter Forbes
Amel 54  #035
Grenada
On 27 Aug 2017, at 21:55, Porter McRoberts portermcroberts@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:


I think I'll need an angled needle nose plier. There is just very little working space!  Or even better and angled vise grip if something like that even exists!!  

Thank you again JP!!

Porter

Excuse the errors.  
Sent from my IPhone 

On Aug 27, 2017, at 4:52 PM, Germain Jean-Pierre jgermain@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hi Porter,


Can you not get some needle nosed pliers in the impeller?  I admit the work area is better on the SM than the 54… one of the few advantages.

:-)

JPG



On 27 Aug 2017, at 21:32, Porter McRoberts portermcroberts@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Thank you JP
I have seen the diagram. The issue is on my engine the hoses are directly in the way as is then engine itself. Does one remove the whole pump?  Take down the serpentine belt?

I have removed the impeller plate and I can see the impeller. The problem is getting it out of the housing from my position I have no point of leverage or angle of attack!

I appreciate your help!!  

Porter

Excuse the errors.  
Sent from my IPhone 

On Aug 27, 2017, at 4:28 PM, Germain Jean-Pierre jgermain@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hello Porter,



STOP!!! do not remove the hoses.  See diagram, it is self explanatory… at least to me… 


Kind regards,


Jean-Pierre Germain,
SY Eleuthera, SM 007




On 27 Aug 2017, at 21:20, Porter McRoberts portermcroberts@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Happy Sunday to this awesome crew. 
Decided to change the impeller on our new D3 today. Engine has 170 or so hours and did the oil so why not go ahead and do the impeller. 

I've reached a stopping point. And to best explain the predicament I've posted a short video. If one of you knowledgeable folks on the D3s could lend a few neurons my way I'd be appreciative. 
Many many thanks



Porter

S/V IBIS. 54-152 
Fort Lauderdale. 



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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Impeller job on the Volvo D3-110

Porter McRoberts
 

Very helpful. Thank you Mohammad. 
I am seeing a compact version of an impeller puller in the d3 manual that I don't have. I'm going to try and get that. Also an angled needle nose pliers. 

The key point you make is you did not have to remove the pump to get the impeller out. Correct?

Got a new D3-110 when the old one was smoking (only 1050hrs) prior to our purchase of the boat in April . The seller was an extremely gracious sailor. 

Thank you again.

Porter


On Aug 28, 2017, at 3:26 AM, 'Mohammad Shirloo' mshirloo@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hello porter, 

We replaced ours this year. I had to remove one of the hoses from the engine block close to the engine oil dipstick. Then there is sufficient access to undo the cover on the impeller and remove it with needle nose pliers. I will try to post a picture for clarity.

Be very careful about the salt water pouring out of the pump. Make sure that not only do you vacuum the water from the sea water chest as you have done, but have plenty of rags over the alternator which is placed directly under the impeller. 

You have to really get personal with you d3-110 as you will find sometimes lying belly down on the top cover helps to have both hands available for the job. Being a contortionist also helps on some other jobs that you will run into in the future.

For us, it has been a reliable engine with about 1800 hours. I know others on this forum that have had a bear of a time.

Why did you install a new engine on such a young boat?

Respectfully;


Mohammad Shirloo
323-633-2222 Cell
310-454-3148 Fax

On Aug 27, 2017, at 11:00 PM, Porter McRoberts portermcroberts@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

I think I'll need an angled needle nose plier. There is just very little working space!  Or even better and angled vise grip if something like that even exists!!  

Thank you again JP!!

Porter

Excuse the errors.  
Sent from my IPhone 

On Aug 27, 2017, at 4:52 PM, Germain Jean-Pierre jgermain@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hi Porter,


Can you not get some needle nosed pliers in the impeller?  I admit the work area is better on the SM than the 54… one of the few advantages.

:-)

JPG



On 27 Aug 2017, at 21:32, Porter McRoberts portermcroberts@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Thank you JP
I have seen the diagram. The issue is on my engine the hoses are directly in the way as is then engine itself. Does one remove the whole pump?  Take down the serpentine belt?

I have removed the impeller plate and I can see the impeller. The problem is getting it out of the housing from my position I have no point of leverage or angle of attack!

I appreciate your help!!  

Porter

Excuse the errors.  
Sent from my IPhone 

On Aug 27, 2017, at 4:28 PM, Germain Jean-Pierre jgermain@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hello Porter,



STOP!!! do not remove the hoses.  See diagram, it is self explanatory… at least to me… 


Kind regards,


Jean-Pierre Germain,
SY Eleuthera, SM 007




On 27 Aug 2017, at 21:20, Porter McRoberts portermcroberts@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Happy Sunday to this awesome crew. 
Decided to change the impeller on our new D3 today. Engine has 170 or so hours and did the oil so why not go ahead and do the impeller. 

I've reached a stopping point. And to best explain the predicament I've posted a short video. If one of you knowledgeable folks on the D3s could lend a few neurons my way I'd be appreciative. 
Many many thanks



Porter

S/V IBIS. 54-152 
Fort Lauderdale. 



Excuse the errors.  
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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Don't pole out the Genaker?

Sv Garulfo
 


Hi Bill,

Hope everything is ok for you and family and friends in Gaveston and Texas. 

I will make my decision based on the input I get from the great contributors of this forum. And I will never consider them as liable for anything. 

As per Amel themselves, I'm happy they would apply caution in their statements. I just don't understand why they would, unprompted, mention that with respect to a Genaker/Cruising Code Zero (ie the type of sail Peter and I have been describing) when it's clearly ok with a ballooner. And I'd like the group to opine on why that may be as well as provide real life experience to help me improve my knowledge in that area.
I accept that that my original question may have implied a request to pass judgment of Amel's advice. That was not intentional. 


Thomas
Garulfo
Amel 54 #122
Hyeres, France


On Sun, 27 Aug 2017 at 17:47, 'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Thomas,

I think that we all have to understand how Amel will answer general and non-specific questions like, "...is it OK to fly a code zero on a pole." I know what my answer would be because if I said yes, I would foolishly accept serious liability with zero reward. 

I believe that it is a decision that you'll need to make. I would urge you to ask the question to owners so that you get information to make your decision and recognize that non-Amel specified sails can be very different in terms of size, cut, and construction. And that wind angle and speed, along with other concurrent set sails play an important part of your decision. 

I am sure that you realize that there are zero answers to your original question. 

CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander Emeritus
Amel School www.amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970

   


On Aug 27, 2017 9:52 AM, "SV Garulfo svgarulfo@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Thanks Peter

It may well be the same sail that I've been calling a Genaker with a built-in furler (and a luff line). We did tear it too last week. 

You didn't mention the wind angle, but presumably it's pretty dead downwind to have the genoa poled out to winward. Didn't you feel a need to also pole out the Code zero? I understand you said you have only one pole, but did you wish you had two? 

We do have two poles, and I'm still confused about whether it's ok to use on the Genaker/Cruising Code Zero (as the combination of gear sold by Amel for that boat suggests) or not (as the documentation reads). 

Best,

Thomas 

Garulfo 
Amel 54 #122
Back from Corsica
Hyeres, France


On Sat, 26 Aug 2017 at 10:32, Peter Forbes ppsforbes@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Well both sails were on Carango when I bought her from Rudi Peroni. The Yankee is a slightly high cut genoa and in this rig set up we completely unfurl it to the pole. The code zero has its own luff line and a furler with an everlasting furling rope on a drum at the foot. It can only be fully deployed or fully rolled up. It is a great sail and after destroying it we are having a replacement made by Ullman sails inCape Town - they ship it to St Maarten where they have a small loft.

Peter


On 26 Aug 2017, at 07:25, SV Garulfo svgarulfo@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 


Thanks Peter for your answers 

For my understanding ,

1. Is your Yankee a specific sail or simply the genoa (ie foresail) furled in appropriately for the conditions? I presume the latter. 

2. Is your Code Zero the 100m^2 Genaker with 'built-in furling' (for my lack of a better word) Amel offered as an option on the 54, or a specific sail?

3. What wind angles would you keep that setup for?

Cheers 

Garulfo 
Amel 54 #122
Back from Corsica
Hyeres, France

On Fri, 25 Aug 2017 at 21:59, Peter Forbes ppsforbes@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Garulfo,

We sailed from Cape Town to Salvador Brazil flying a poled out Yankee on the just windward side and the code Zero on the just downwind side ( a huge amount of sail) and Mizzen of course with preventer downwind side and our 54 sailed really fast and comfortably in up to 22kts true.

All went well until we were hit by a squall of 27 kits and the code Zero blew out but no other damage.

This is definitely a rig I will use again. We only have the one Amel 54 standard pole.

Peter Forbes
00447836 209730


On 25 Aug 2017, at 18:22, SV Garulfo svgarulfo@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hi all,

I was going through the Amel documentation for the 54 optional items and, regarding the gennaker with built-in furler, it reads "Don't pole out this sail" and "Don't use the gennaker at the same time as the genoa". That's my translation of the french document 'Amel 54_Equipement_optionel_V1.4', section 7-3-7.  

What do you make of that advice? 

I was definitely planning to use the double pole setup with gennaker and genoa for downwind sailing. 

Thanks for any advice and experience,

Fair winds 

Thomas

Garulfo 
Amel 54 #122
Back from Corsica
Hyeres, France

--
GARULFO
Amel 54 #122
Corsica, France

--
GARULFO
Amel 54 #122
Corsica, France

--
GARULFO
Amel 54 #122
Corsica, France

--
GARULFO
Amel 54 #122
Corsica, France


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] New old maramu !

John Clark
 

Hi Miles,
   Congratulations and welcome.  The forum is a treasure trove of solid information that you will find invaluable.  

Regards,  John

John Clark
SV Annie SM 37
Hunkering down for TS Irma in Pamlico River.



On Aug 26, 2017 11:25 AM, "smiles bernard smilesbernard@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Hello there

I've posted a few times already but this week we are now aboard our new (to us) 1985 maramu 46

She is not a SM but is super to us 😉.

Our last long distance cruising boat was 30ft Halmatic so we are amazed by the comforts, the build quality and details - if a little overwhelmed by her size too!

We are planning an Atlantic circuit next year with our two young boys of 7 and 4 yrs.

It's great to have an amel and this active and helpful forum seems like a place I'll be often!

All the very best

Miles
SV 'Sea love'




Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Bilge maitenance

James Alton
 

Kent and others,

   I have been following the discussion about whether to use bleach or not in the sump.  I have to agree with the corrosion concerns of using bleach.  I will use something like Comet to scrub the fiberglass surfaces in the engine area but then immediately rinse the surfaces and flush the bilge afterwards.  I think that if one is using bleach in a confined space such as the engine area that it would be wise to ventilate the compartment until the fumes have been removed.  The fumes are corrosive as well and  hard on any vented electronics.   

Best,
James Alton
SV Sueno,  Maramu #220
La Caletta, Sardinia



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-------- Original message --------
From: "Kent Robertson karkauai@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...>
Date: 8/28/17 03:25 (GMT+01:00)
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Bilge maitenance

 

I have a small Ryobi pressure washer that does a great job of cleaning the walls of the sump.  

The only time I use bleach is when the aft head area starts to smell bad.  After putting a bung in the hoses where they drain into the sump, I put an ounce of bleach in a full sink, and run it down the hoses.  After a couple hours, I drain it into the sump and  empty the sump with the bilge pump, then run another sink full of fresh water down and drain it again.  That takes care of any odor.
After 9 years my copper strap looks like new.  When I bought Kristy (10 y old), the strap was corroded completely thru.  I'm betting the prior owner used bleach regularly.

Kent Robertson
S/V Kristy SM243


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Impeller job on the Volvo D3-110

Mohammad Shirloo
 

Hi again porter; I just posted an album of photos. My first time, so let me know that you've received them.


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Bilge maitenance

Peter Forbes
 

I consider it to be a privilege to be right about anything.

Peter
Forbes

On 28 Aug 2017, at 04:41, greatketch@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

The only thing I know for certain is that I am not right about everything...


Bill Kinney
SM160, Harmonie
Boston, Mass



Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Impeller job on the Volvo D3-110

Mohammad Shirloo
 

Hello porter, 

We replaced ours this year. I had to remove one of the hoses from the engine block close to the engine oil dipstick. Then there is sufficient access to undo the cover on the impeller and remove it with needle nose pliers. I will try to post a picture for clarity.

Be very careful about the salt water pouring out of the pump. Make sure that not only do you vacuum the water from the sea water chest as you have done, but have plenty of rags over the alternator which is placed directly under the impeller. 

You have to really get personal with you d3-110 as you will find sometimes lying belly down on the top cover helps to have both hands available for the job. Being a contortionist also helps on some other jobs that you will run into in the future.

For us, it has been a reliable engine with about 1800 hours. I know others on this forum that have had a bear of a time.

Why did you install a new engine on such a young boat?

Respectfully;


Mohammad Shirloo
323-633-2222 Cell
310-454-3148 Fax

On Aug 27, 2017, at 11:00 PM, Porter McRoberts portermcroberts@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

I think I'll need an angled needle nose plier. There is just very little working space!  Or even better and angled vise grip if something like that even exists!!  

Thank you again JP!!

Porter

Excuse the errors.  
Sent from my IPhone 

On Aug 27, 2017, at 4:52 PM, Germain Jean-Pierre jgermain@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hi Porter,


Can you not get some needle nosed pliers in the impeller?  I admit the work area is better on the SM than the 54… one of the few advantages.

:-)

JPG



On 27 Aug 2017, at 21:32, Porter McRoberts portermcroberts@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Thank you JP
I have seen the diagram. The issue is on my engine the hoses are directly in the way as is then engine itself. Does one remove the whole pump?  Take down the serpentine belt?

I have removed the impeller plate and I can see the impeller. The problem is getting it out of the housing from my position I have no point of leverage or angle of attack!

I appreciate your help!!  

Porter

Excuse the errors.  
Sent from my IPhone 

On Aug 27, 2017, at 4:28 PM, Germain Jean-Pierre jgermain@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hello Porter,



STOP!!! do not remove the hoses.  See diagram, it is self explanatory… at least to me… 


Kind regards,


Jean-Pierre Germain,
SY Eleuthera, SM 007




On 27 Aug 2017, at 21:20, Porter McRoberts portermcroberts@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Happy Sunday to this awesome crew. 
Decided to change the impeller on our new D3 today. Engine has 170 or so hours and did the oil so why not go ahead and do the impeller. 

I've reached a stopping point. And to best explain the predicament I've posted a short video. If one of you knowledgeable folks on the D3s could lend a few neurons my way I'd be appreciative. 
Many many thanks



Porter

S/V IBIS. 54-152 
Fort Lauderdale. 



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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Impeller job on the Volvo D3-110

Peter Forbes
 

Porter,

My puller looks quite different to yours. I can’t send a photo as my 54 is in Grenada at the moment - try for a shorter more squat puller - mine seems to work without removing those hoses.

Peter Forbes
Amel 54  #035
Grenada

On 27 Aug 2017, at 21:55, Porter McRoberts portermcroberts@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:


I think I'll need an angled needle nose plier. There is just very little working space!  Or even better and angled vise grip if something like that even exists!!  

Thank you again JP!!

Porter

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On Aug 27, 2017, at 4:52 PM, Germain Jean-Pierre jgermain@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hi Porter,


Can you not get some needle nosed pliers in the impeller?  I admit the work area is better on the SM than the 54… one of the few advantages.

:-)

JPG



On 27 Aug 2017, at 21:32, Porter McRoberts portermcroberts@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Thank you JP
I have seen the diagram. The issue is on my engine the hoses are directly in the way as is then engine itself. Does one remove the whole pump?  Take down the serpentine belt?

I have removed the impeller plate and I can see the impeller. The problem is getting it out of the housing from my position I have no point of leverage or angle of attack!

I appreciate your help!!  

Porter

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On Aug 27, 2017, at 4:28 PM, Germain Jean-Pierre jgermain@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hello Porter,



STOP!!! do not remove the hoses.  See diagram, it is self explanatory… at least to me… 


Kind regards,


Jean-Pierre Germain,
SY Eleuthera, SM 007




On 27 Aug 2017, at 21:20, Porter McRoberts portermcroberts@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Happy Sunday to this awesome crew. 
Decided to change the impeller on our new D3 today. Engine has 170 or so hours and did the oil so why not go ahead and do the impeller. 

I've reached a stopping point. And to best explain the predicament I've posted a short video. If one of you knowledgeable folks on the D3s could lend a few neurons my way I'd be appreciative. 
Many many thanks



Porter

S/V IBIS. 54-152 
Fort Lauderdale. 



Excuse the errors.  
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