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by reedny
Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: PDQ General Forum
Topic: Diesel engine mounts showing fiberglass cracks
Replies: 6
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Re: Diesel engine mounts showing fiberglass cracks

I am at Liberty Landing Marina, I will talk to Bill about that, thanks. The 17 oz. biax looks very good, thanks. I've not worked with FRP before, but knowing any good ideas is very helpful. The cracks are mostly on the rear mounts, not the front. They are not even on all corners, so maybe the engine...
by reedny
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: PDQ General Forum
Topic: Diesel engine mounts showing fiberglass cracks
Replies: 6
Views: 1435

Re: Diesel engine mounts showing fiberglass cracks

Yes, over the years that was some fuel leaks and also some water and oil in the sump. The fiberglass guy http://www.customboatrepairs.com/jmla/ who looked at it said he thought the wood beams underneath the fiberglass was wet. I'm hoping the wood mounts are still secure, and it is just the fiberglas...
by reedny
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: PDQ General Forum
Topic: Diesel engine mounts showing fiberglass cracks
Replies: 6
Views: 1435

Diesel engine mounts showing fiberglass cracks

I have PDQ 3249 built in 2003. The fiberglass around the inboard diesel engine (twin Yanmar 2GM20F) mounts is separating from the hull. I spoke with a fiberglass company that my marina uses, and he said it would be $10k+ expensive to move the engines and repair. I'm wonder if other owners have also ...

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