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"Agree with Michael, we added the AIS and use it all the times, seldom put the radar…"

Mark and Karen replied Feb 9, 2014 to Tips on adding radar to Bene 40

7 Feb 10, 2014
Reply by Mike Brown

"We fitted an AIS have a look here http://www.yachtconosur.com/ais-install.html Diffe…"

Mark and Karen replied Feb 9, 2014 to Adding Simrad NAIS-400

1 Feb 9, 2014
Reply by Mark and Karen

"Hi We were going to fit one of these to our 43 (2 cabin), I took the sea water pump…"

Mark and Karen replied Jan 15, 2014 to SEAGULL IV WATER FILTER

1 Jan 15, 2014
Reply by Mark and Karen

"Hi Fred We fitted a 2KW unit on our two cabin 43, here is the install details http:/…"

Mark and Karen replied Feb 27, 2013 to Inverter installation question

8 Mar 3, 2013
Reply by Fred McNeil

"we work on 4 ltr/hr as the fuel gauge is not worth taking seriously. We also carry 4…"

Mark and Karen replied May 31, 2012 to Average fuel consumption of 4JH4AE

10 Jul 7, 2012
Reply by ASTRAEA

"Changed our minds from the Kiwi prop and decided to go for the Flexofold 3 blade. Co…"

Mark and Karen replied Apr 1, 2012 to prop selection

22 May 3, 2013
Reply by Donizetti

"We have the two cabin version and could not see how to get access, I could get my ha…"

Mark and Karen replied Apr 1, 2012 to freezer insulation modification

19 Sep 6
Reply by William Dill

"Also, have you serviced it? I read on the site that there is an annual service kit.…"

Mark and Karen replied Nov 8, 2011 to prop selection

22 May 3, 2013
Reply by Donizetti

"How have you got on with the prop? still happy?"

Mark and Karen replied Nov 8, 2011 to prop selection

22 May 3, 2013
Reply by Donizetti

"Great, many thanks"

Mark and Karen replied Nov 3, 2011 to Battery charger wiring change

8 Nov 3, 2011
Reply by Mark and Karen

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Yanmar 4JH4AE raw water pump wear plate

I recently changed the wear plate on the raw water pump on the Yanmar. I have about 1675 hours on the engine and the plate showed significant scaring and wear. It was an easy change-out. After removing the impeller the plate simply sits behind it and is easily removed with a dental pick/ bearing pick/ or toothpick. I also added the Speedseal Life cover. Nice device.The wear plate made a difference. Upon startup after an impeller change before changing the wear plate  out, I would sometimes need…See More
Monday
Mike Brown replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Larry, that's two of us that wishes you had posted your fix sooner. I just paid over $300 for a new tach, and that was at wholesale cost. I sent a note to James Taylor telling him about your LCD screen fix. Hopefully it works for him as…"
Monday
Larry Witty replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Should have posted my fix earlier. I had the same problem with the tach on my 323 before I bought the 43. I was able to get the hour meter to work on the 323 by following the processes out on the web about cleaning the silicon & the ribbon…"
Monday
Mike Brown replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"After trying all the fixes I finally bit the bullet and replaced the entire tach unit. Other than needing to adjust the tachometer for correct engine speed it was an easy repair.  Mike"
Sunday
Luis Vieira de Sa replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Jo, I read the referred to fixes in the other forums and it was strange what people said. For me it looks like a bad contact in the connector as you say. I wrote my experience above (2015) and I must say that came to the previous state that…"
Oct 7
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Oct 7
Jo replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi to everyone, before doing anything that can ruin your tachometer, please try this first that worked for me after having tried everything read on the internet about this problem. I had the same problem with my tachometer/hour meter (yanmar) and…"
Oct 7
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