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by Revolver
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Daihatsu diesel generator troubleshooting
Replies: 23
Views: 524

Re: Daihatsu diesel generator troubleshooting

I've worked with a 36v-er, and damn those batteries were heavy! (And impossible to find replacements haha)

I'll be honest, as soon as i read the way you specifically included small and 24v and 12v engines, I had a good idea where it was going. Worked with small perkins, and 2 x 36v Cats...
by Revolver
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Daihatsu diesel generator troubleshooting
Replies: 23
Views: 524

Re: Daihatsu diesel generator troubleshooting

What about 36v engines Merlyn?
by Revolver
Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Daihatsu diesel generator troubleshooting
Replies: 23
Views: 524

Re: Daihatsu diesel generator troubleshooting

Have to play with something off the engine? Hmm
by Revolver
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Daihatsu diesel generator troubleshooting
Replies: 23
Views: 524

Re: Daihatsu diesel generator troubleshooting

Very good then, merlyn
Spose we'll have to wait for Arthur to pull the sword from the stone.


But also: "...not removing anything whatsoever ON THE ENGINE..."
by Revolver
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Premature pipe failure
Replies: 8
Views: 802

Re: Premature pipe failure

How much potential is being put into the hull from your iccp system??
What type of anodes?

...2 year old ship...where was it built?

That's pretty impressive...in a negative way, I mean, sorry lol...
Where do you operate and where do you tie up your ship?
by Revolver
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Daihatsu diesel generator troubleshooting
Replies: 23
Views: 524

Re: Daihatsu diesel generator troubleshooting

Exh temps?
Knocking or detonation?
Take off the valve cover and make sure everything's rocking like it should.


Keep the feedback coming. We're just narrowing down some things. There's an easy answer, just narrowing down some things.
You keep thinking about it too.
by Revolver
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: wartsila 4WL20
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Re: wartsila 4WL20

Both suction and discharge lines were below the sump level, and there was a flap check to stop oil drainage...
Interesting.
by Revolver
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: abb tps 48 turbocharger
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Re: abb tps 48 turbocharger

Have the manual, but need a video reference...

Don't want to be pessimistic, bud, but you should probably get an ABB technician (and learn from he/she), rather than a YouTube video...

What position/rank are you in?
Where are you geographically, any ABB vendors near you?
by Revolver
Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: wartsila 4WL20
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Re: wartsila 4WL20

I must be able to be done.

Picture?
Line diagram?
It's a pre-lube so it's +ve disp, so it's probably is above the oil level and draws the oil up...

I'm sure it's fine.
Fate fortunes the bold?
God hates a coward?
Do it.
by Revolver
Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Stellar Daisy Arrest Warrants
Replies: 2
Views: 494

Re: Stellar Daisy Arrest Warrants

Now it's forged dropped heh
by Revolver
Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine cannot start
Replies: 28
Views: 2352

Re: Engine cannot start

...Sounds about as likely as what I said ha
Strange things happen indeed...
by Revolver
Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine cannot start
Replies: 28
Views: 2352

Re: Engine cannot start

So...lube, fuel, air, cooling...no alarms....

Did you check to see if there are conrods and pistons in the engine? Lol
by Revolver
Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine cannot start
Replies: 28
Views: 2352

Re: Engine cannot start

I presume all the valves, air pressure, and proper levels of fluids are in good order.

Is there any alarms given when it fails to start.
Electrical problems from a sensor.
Mechanical over speed tripped.
Interlocks or limit switches?
Does the government arm move any when it's cranking?
by Revolver
Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Tattoo for engineers
Replies: 4
Views: 1011

Re: Tattoo for engineers

Agreed, it bugs me as a sailor when non-sailor hipsters get traditional sailor tattoos... The wimps wouldn't survive on a ship - lack of safe spaces and too many microaggressions going around lol
by Revolver
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Bunkering regulations
Replies: 1
Views: 361

Re: Bunkering regulations

I don't think that's a regulation.
A good practice, for most situation, but I can't see it being a reg.

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