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Old 11 March 2010, 09:23   #1
Country: Ireland
Town: Kinsale
Boat name: Tsunami/Saol Eile
Make: Excalibur Ribs
Length: 9m +
Engine: 350hp Volvo Diesel
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Volvo D3 Problem

Has anybody else experienced problems with the Volvo D3 engine where the Starboard side engine mounting foot has sheered the bolts and the engine then drops?
Have had this happen to 2 engines lately and just wondering if anybody else has seen the same problem.

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Old 10 December 2010, 13:23   #2
Country: Ireland
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Length: 9m +
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D3 Engine mount

Guess the answer was no. Whats the situation with the 9.2 sport?

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Old 10 December 2010, 13:31   #3
Country: UK - England
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We had issues with the d3s on our sealine but not as you describe. Turbo valve, air filter, electrical issues but not mounts
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