The engine diagnosis

Marine Power Services have, as promised, posted some photos on their website. Rather worryingly they refer to it as a “mammoth task” – come on guys, it’s just a light refurb, right?

This includes an initial diagnosis:

“Our first visit to the boat found that although not seized and appearing to have good compression some other bits were not so good. The fuel injection pump and cambox are partially seized resulting in an engine that starts, all be it only on a couple of cylinders. Over the restoration of the Beta III we will be working on the engine to get it back running smoothly. First up is the fabrication and replacement of most of the off engine systems. Bilge pump, raw water, exhaust and fuel systems. “

Read the full blog entry here:
http://www.marinepowerservices.co.uk/news/100-breathing-life-back-into-the-heart-of-the-beta-iii

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