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by Miles
December 31st, 2020, 4:16 am
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: Stripping Down BMC 1500 Diesel Engine
Replies: 14
Views: 250

Re: Stripping Down BMC 1500 Diesel Engine

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The flywheel is to come off next along with the damper plate. This adds quite a bit of weight to the engine and is normally hidden our of sight in the bell housing.
by Miles
December 31st, 2020, 4:13 am
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: Stripping Down BMC 1500 Diesel Engine
Replies: 14
Views: 250

Re: Stripping Down BMC 1500 Diesel Engine

Next stage is to remove the sump oil filter and then the oil pump can be removed.
by Miles
December 31st, 2020, 4:12 am
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: Stripping Down BMC 1500 Diesel Engine
Replies: 14
Views: 250

Re: Stripping Down BMC 1500 Diesel Engine

This now gives you full visual access to the heart of the engine block.
by Miles
December 31st, 2020, 4:10 am
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: Stripping Down BMC 1500 Diesel Engine
Replies: 14
Views: 250

Re: Stripping Down BMC 1500 Diesel Engine

First thing to do is to drain all engine oil and remove the sump.
by Miles
December 31st, 2020, 3:37 am
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: Stripping Down BMC 1500 Diesel Engine
Replies: 14
Views: 250

Stripping Down BMC 1500 Diesel Engine

In this post, we take a look inside the legendary BMC 1.5 diesel engine. These engines have been around for decades. It is when you dismantle one of these engines that you can truly appreciate why they have stood the test of time. Not only were they well built but they are so simple and simple works...
by Miles
December 30th, 2020, 7:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Some Boat Fails.
Replies: 14
Views: 1355

Re: Some Boat Fails.

Got a point
:D
by Miles
December 30th, 2020, 4:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boating Season 2021 - Will It Happen?
Replies: 4
Views: 153

Re: Boating Season 2021 - Will It Happen?

If these statistics are anything to go by?
This year is going to be rough.
by Miles
December 30th, 2020, 9:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Boating Season 2021 - Will It Happen?
Replies: 4
Views: 153

Boating Season 2021 - Will It Happen?

locked gate.jpg Well, here we all are coming into a new year and a Norfolk Broads boating season only some 12 weeks or so away...or is it? Sadly, the country comes to a standstill once again as the stuff of nightmares unleashes causing death and misery to so many. Truly some heroes exist during the...
by Miles
December 29th, 2020, 7:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Some Boat Fails.
Replies: 14
Views: 1355

Re: Some Boat Fails.

You got to have a sense of humour otherwise..... :oops:
by Miles
December 29th, 2020, 4:52 pm
Forum: Environmental
Topic: Serious Broads Flooding
Replies: 10
Views: 366

Re: Serious Broads Flooding

Neatishead tonight