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Old 20 July 2005, 15:10   #1
Country: UK - Scotland
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Yanmar problems

has anyone had prop with yanmar fitted to delta ie engine block cracking i have not got eng brace fitted

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Old 20 July 2005, 16:04   #2
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Common problem, I believe

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Old 20 July 2005, 17:31   #3
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rocket, welcome to the forum. The Yanmar block cracking is a known issue and I believe the engine mounting braces are not too successful. Do a search on the forum, it was fairly well commented on a while back.
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