You are not suppoused to switch, when engine running, read manual. with simple test ligth you can pinpoint trouble spot and fix it.
what exactly is wrong with with alternator they are easy to to fix.
and B+ wire just double to be safe.
It looks like those batteries are not to start engine, so it's not an emergency. If they under warranty, replace, if not- just see,...
There is no coolant on raw water side of system.
sorry for spelling. first of all you should find out, if you are in danger. do you have raiser or not, is your wet ehsost water inlet higher, then...
Use Polaris navigation GPS app, free, works great, if you download maps. Works w/o internet.
https://www.sailmagazine.com/diy/maintaining-your-diesel-exhaust very good info, read it, pay attention to position of motor to waterline.
https://www.ebay.com/i/352423345141?chn=ps look at this design and resurch, why yours is diferent.
that is what my deisel has, I like it...
does your enjine smocking now from tail? and what kind of muffler you have?
Sure, you said, that elbow was clogged. What was there? Maybe same stuff stock on muffler. As I said before, diesel hates back...
get small outboard, not electrical, about $300, mayby less.
no damage, just check if muffler also cloged. Diesel Engine does not like backpressure. on my boat there is no dust-no need for air filter at all.
it looks like cloged exhaust.
solution depens on your plans to remove mast, if You plan not to do it at all, use good sealant insted of boot, just secure mast in center. if...
On first picture left side under exhaust manifold has t
o be model on block above starter.
don't buy wrenches and sockets before you buy the boat. you don't know in advance if it's going to be a metric or a standard.
I do, rebiulding one right now. You get, what You pay, easy to rebiuld. most problems with controllers.
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