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Re: [campernicholson] Re-engining

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  • R. van Zoest
    we changed the old hurth for a new HBW 150V which made a huge difference. smooth gearshifts. the forward engine bearers must be changed. I bought a used
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 31, 2000
      we changed the old hurth for a new HBW 150V which made a huge difference.
      smooth gearshifts. the forward engine bearers must be changed.
      I bought a used hydrovane and want to mount it, is somebody using a
      hyrovane?
      rutger van zoest, nic 35 166 horsefeathers
      -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
      Van: phil smith <phil@...>
      Aan: campernicholson@onelist.com <campernicholson@onelist.com>
      Datum: vrijdag 31 maart 2000 8:35
      Onderwerp: [campernicholson] Re-engining


      >Thanks everybody for your useful comments.
      >
      >I'm convinced now to try and retain the existing v-drive. It will all
      >depend on the state of Hurth HW15 gearbox.
      >
      >Following Ron Kyte's suggestion I spoke with Watermota (or Stephens
      >Engineering as their successor company for that part of the business is now
      >called) yesterday who were most helpful and suggested fitting a Westerbeke
      >38 or Universal 40 to the existing v-drive after adjusting the engine
      >mounts to fit the original engine beds.
      >
      >As all that appears wrong with my gearbox is a leaking output shaft seal it
      >should be readily useable and seems like the sensible way to go.
      >
      >Given that both the Westerbeke and Universal are US marinisations of
      >Mitsubishi and Nissan engines and are quite rare this side of the pond, do
      >any of you transatlantic cousins have feedback on their reputation and
      >reliability?
      >
      >Will keep you posted as the saga unfolds.
      >
      >
      >Phil Smith
      >Amaryllis
      >CN35/165
      >
      >
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