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How to Clean Your Diesel and Keep it Running Clean

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The boats cruisers use to follow their dreams, whether sail or power, usually rely on diesel fuel. It is the lifeblood of engines and generators, and often the one component that receives the least amount of care. Microbial contamination of …

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Dealing With Dirty Fuel

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  Bound for the Windward Islands from the Bahamas, perhaps via the Dominican Republic and the Mona Passage, you’ll often find the subject of dirty fuel at the top of the agenda over those keenly awaited sundowners. It was mid-March. …

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Fat Facts on Diesels

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  Modern marine diesels are amazingly dependable—but not fool-proof, not idiot-proof. I know this. I’ve learned it the hard way. This idiot has injured a number of ‘em. Being a klutz around a marine engine can be very, very expensive. …

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Exhausting All Hope!

A new exhaust system requires miles of expensive hose.

I’m exhausted by my marine exhaust system – or rather the engineering and construction thereof. I thought it would be dead simple – which was both dead-wrong and dead-stupid. I honestly thought I’d re-power my Amphitrite 43 in a lazy …

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