Today I implemented a very simple and cost-effective way to solve the
cockpit sole fastening issue, using 8 brass expansion plugs. They have
an internal M6 thread and 8mm outside diameter and can be purchased at
almost any hardware store.
1. Drill out the existing holes to 7mm.
2. Take a 8mm...
My current rigging for the main sail and genua consists of a steel
cable with approximately 7 meter polyester rope at the end. The latter
part needs replacement. Any ideas on whether it is better to just
replace the polyester rope at the end or replace the entire
The handle for controlling the speed and pitch inside the cockpit is stuck. It does not go into reverse anymore and I need to clean it.
Does anybody know how to remove the handle so that I can unmount and open the mechanism that pushes and pulls the rod to the control tube?
I put a photo in...
There are exhaust gases leaking from one of the injectors and it looks like my cylinder head is corroded and can't be fixed. Does anybody have an MD6B head for sale as a spare part?
Maarten van Emmerik
I'm looking for a bolt to fix the slider on the mainsheet traveller
(the one you tighten by hand). I think it has a 1/4" UNC (Withworth)
thread and is made out of brass. I found out that it is the same bolt
used to fix a photo camera to a tripod (but those are not made out of
When I run my MD6B engine there is water dripping out of the hole at
the bottom of the shaft that connects the pump to the engine. The rate
is about one drop per second. When I replaced the impeller last year
the problem disappeared but now it is there again (100 hrs).
I noticed that the...
I bought Vega 2904 a few weeks ago and overall I am very satisfied,
however there are a few issues. When the tank is less than 75% full
the engine sometimes stalls. I openened the cockpit sole and noticed
that there were air bubbles and foam in the fuel line to the engine.
The return line...