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Old 17-09-2005, 04:43 PM   #1
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Argo 18

Got the boat out today,

Good news : 90 kph on the GPS,
Bad News : The Yammie 90 died on me, no 1 cylinder on the blink.

Ah well, c'est la vie
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Old 20-09-2005, 10:52 AM   #2
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Was it you that where asking about propellers on svera before??
Did you find any that we recommended??

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Old 20-09-2005, 12:17 PM   #3
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Yep, that was me. But now the prop money will go in the motor
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Old 23-09-2005, 08:57 PM   #4
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My Motor guy says the piston ring damaged the sleave, its sounds expensive but is it ?
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Old 24-09-2005, 08:16 AM   #5
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Er Yep!

Depends how you define expensive
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Old 24-09-2005, 10:17 AM   #6
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1000 euros ?
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Old 24-09-2005, 10:51 AM   #7
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Depends how bad damage is, will it hone out, does it need a rebore or a new sleeve, new piston or just rings ?
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Old 24-09-2005, 03:34 PM   #8
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Sounds like a sleave rebore... As I don't think you can change the sleeave.
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Old 24-09-2005, 09:00 PM   #9
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Hi Phil, the engine that has pulled up on N 1, is that the one that came with the boat? If so, check the bore size. The engine may have been blue-printed. If it is the same engine it would have been done by a man named Cyril at Ludham Marine in Norfolk, England. This is the man who did Del's engines.
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Old 04-10-2005, 10:19 PM   #10
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Have you had any luck with your yam 90?
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Old 05-10-2005, 08:42 AM   #11
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Well its a rebore & new piston : 1100 euros, ouch. If it happens again I'll ditch it & get an xr2 next year...
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Old 05-10-2005, 09:21 AM   #12
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I was told by the builder/designer of your boat that a 2 litre engine would not work on your boat, Peter Little gave me some really good reasons up at Windermere a few years ago too.
Go with a well tuned 90 Yam powerhead.
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Old 05-10-2005, 09:38 AM   #13
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Thanks, could you be more specific ?
My thoughts were that an 18 footer could take the extra weight and since its only for lake/river use the added power would provide immediate speed gains without elaborate trim/prop/lift setups.
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Old 05-10-2005, 08:02 PM   #14
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If you really want to know if the xr2 will work You ll need to PM marcus hes your Man.
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Old 05-10-2005, 08:06 PM   #15
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peter wilsons yellow argo 7 up has been running 2.4 bridgeport up here for last few years.bloody fast turns 32 merc cleaver,turns prity good to.
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