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Old 18 September 2003, 05:35   #1
Country: UK - England
Town: nr Lymington
Boat name: JU-JU
Make: Halmatic PAC22
Length: 6m +
Engine: 140.5 Mermaid
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Crank case breather on a Mermaid

Hello I'm new to the forum and already asking for help!

How much oil vapour should come out of the crankcase breather before before I should worry about doing somthing to the engine?
At present the engine only breathes when it is hot and not a lot, but how much is too much? I am using sinth oil and cannot decide if this is a good idea or waste of money and contributing to the problem. Let me know your thoughts.

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Old 18 September 2003, 08:30   #2
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Make: Ribtec
Length: 6.5
Engine: Honda 130
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At the end of the day the lump is a Ford cargo engine, with marinisation. therefore any diesel engineer could give you an informed opinion, if you don't find the answer here
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