- Dear all,
well, the new fridge compressor is on, old gas taken out and new gas
in and it all seems to work a lot better. I see cold beers in my
Quick question for the group. Has anyone else got one of these
compressors? It is a York type (I think) and is driven off the
I can see one prob that might need to be sorted in the longer term
though. The compressor is mounted on the hull and it has no choice
but to move independently of the flexibly mounted engine. Does
anyone have a compressor mounted on a bracket on the engine as this
is the preferred design I believe.
My additional problem is that the mounting bracket for the compressor
sits right on top of the stbd cockpit drain seacock and makes it well
nigh impossible to get in there in an emergency or to service it in
the usual way. This is another incentive to take steps to move the
If anyone has a trouble free installation of the compressor I would
really appreciate a photo of it.