Monday, August 24, 2015

Better News Today

Certified Diesel & Marine had almost everything we needed for the diesel repairs. We replaced the thermostat gasket (no new thermostat available), heat exchanger seals and packing, U type exhaust mixing elbow and wet exhaust hose. The diesel pumps a lot of water through it now and the temperature stabilized at 142 degrees at fast idle. That final test will come tomorrow when we pick up our anchor and run it around under load.


  1. Ahhh. Fun with engines! Who is the designated mechanic?

  2. Of course Mike is the DM Bob. He can't sing, dance, play an instrument, cook, ......... Well, that list is endless, but he can turn a wrench. Good to hear from you buddy.