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    about to launch, mid July, my O'Day 26 in marina from trailer. With the additional extendable...

    about to launch, mid July, my O'Day 26 in marina from trailer. With the additional extendable towbar (about 8') IT FLOATS off with a little push. I am looking forward to a summer of learning, repairs, continuing mods, and I hope a little fun as well.
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    1GM10 yanmar diesel

    Alan Gomes, Noodat Lady, and Kloudie 1: I would like to thank you fellows again for your help. It really made the difference. I have been working on other projects in the boat and otherwise and the virus slowed everything down as well. The port side chain plates and deck were a big repair with...
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    1GM10 yanmar diesel

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    1GM10 yanmar diesel

    Alan Gomes and Noondat Lady: We tried running the engine again and the RPMs went up to 3000 but no higher. We had been all ready to cover the air intake flange with a flat putty knife and pull the decompression lever. neither was necessary. We shut the fuel off and the engine stopped. SOOO...
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    1GM10 yanmar diesel

    Noodat Lady: The first time this happened the air filter was not attached. My son, who is a mechanic but not familiar with marine engines, was squatting by the stbd. side of the engine and put his hand over the intake flange and lifted up on the decompression lever. His hand did not make out...
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    1GM10 yanmar diesel

    dmax,Alan Gomes, and Kloudie1: Thank you very much guys. My son will be very interested in checking this. I am very appreciative of your help.
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    1GM10 yanmar diesel

    I am looking for some advice for an 1986 O'Day 26 with a Yanmar 1GM10 (C) which I bought last Fall. The engine (2008) ran away ( not over 3500 rpm) and we think the block may well have a crack. After careful inspection wear limits etc. , we rebuilt the engine and it still ran away. 1. Is it...