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Old 13 July 2011, 09:43   #11
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Just a thought - if you are planning in the fullness of time to buld / buy a new under deck tank, would it be worth making it a "twin tank" and totally separate port & starboard fuel systems?
At the moment there is a sealed channel in the deck which houses the under deck tank which is about 130 ltr, there is also an extended range tank which is bolted to the deck and doubles up as a three person seat. The ideal solution would be to alter the deck itself and have two 130 ltr under floor tanks, but I'm not sure i have the time to get into that kind of work. I am considering altering the layout over the winter to a double console which would have a fuel tank inside it to replace the top extended range tank.

In any event I won't be as lazy to have both engines running off the same tank again, nothing worse than knowing that you could have avoided a breakdown by not being such a lazy git!

Thanks for the good suggestion though.
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Old 14 July 2011, 04:45   #12
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I maybe didn't explain that too clearly.... when you replace the 130L tank, when the replacement is built, have a divider so it is essentially a pair of 65L "siamese tanks" in the same package space. Granted the extra filler might be a minor pain to route somewhere suitable.
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Old 14 July 2011, 05:29   #13
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I maybe didn't explain that too clearly.... when you replace the 130L tank, when the replacement is built, have a divider so it is essentially a pair of 65L "siamese tanks" in the same package space. Granted the extra filler might be a minor pain to route somewhere suitable.
No I understood, I will be keeping the above deck tank which is also 130L so will retain the two seperate tanks (130 Ltr each). Need the 260 Ltr capacity for some of the longer distance stuff.

If I was only keeping the under floor tank I would have taken your advice on the split which makes good sense.
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Old 15 September 2011, 12:15   #14
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Sooo, the boat has been at the workshop to try to get the engines sorted as a result of drawing through salt water from the bust tank.

Oh, how I've laughed at now having to replace 12, yes thats 12 injectors.

Bloody boats.
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Gordy, just out of curiosity, have you opened any of the injectors up to see what the inside is like?
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They are all rusty apparently, I'll get to inspect them when I go to pick it up.

12 new injectors ordered today, hopefully have the boat back in a weeks time.

I can get photos if anyone's interested in seeing rusty injectors!
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If they are scrap, I'd be interested in having one to dissect just to satisfy my curiosity(ok I'm wierd) I'd happily pay the p&p
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If they are scrap, I'd be interested in having one to dissect just to satisfy my curiosity(ok I'm wierd) I'd happily pay the p&p
In which case I can supply a selection! I'll let you know when i have them.
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Sooo, the boat has been at the workshop to try to get the engines sorted as a result of drawing through salt water from the bust tank.

Oh, how I've laughed at now having to replace 12, yes thats 12 injectors.

Bloody boats.
Noooooo

Sorry to hear of your nightmares...

What did you pay for the injectors in the end (i'm almost afraid to ask !)
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Noooooo

Sorry to hear of your nightmares...

What did you pay for the injectors in the end (i'm almost afraid to ask !)
Oh and if you can send me a couple I would like to see inside them too
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