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Time For a Change?

By Mike Smith | Posted January 2007

Are you the parent of tired, rusty, and thirsty gasoline guzzlers, the kind of engines that keep OPEC happy? If so, your boat's overdue for repowering with more efficient diesel...

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Gunk Be Gone!

By Capt. Bill Pikephotos by Mika ... | Posted December 2006

After I'd delivered my Grand Banks 32 to her new Florida home, her whole schtick changed—she went from being a true long-legged cruiser to the maritime equivalent of a couch...

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Magnetizing Your Diesel Fuel

By Mike SmithPhotos by Craig... | Posted December 2006

Near the end of the 2005 boating season, Richard Thiel, PMY's editor in chief, was in trouble. Just a few hours before he was about to fly to Italy, fuel problems had strangled...

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Diesel 101

By Jeffrey MoserPhotos by Craig... | Posted December 2006

The author (left) and another student get a torque-wrench tutorial from instructor Larry Berlin (right).A friend of mine who I considered to be a knowledgeable, experienced boater...

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Ethanol: Should You Panic?

By Mike Smith | Posted December 2006

In the past year there's been a lot of worry among boaters about the ill effects of soon-to-be-universal E10 ethanol-blended gasoline. Depending on who's talking, the changeover...

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Does This Stuff Really Work?

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted September 2006

When I first came up with the notion of modifying a modern recreational vessel so I could do a side-by-side performance comparison between plain ol’ diesel fuel and the...

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A Change in Element

By | Posted April 2005

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An Eye into Your Engine

By | Posted December 2003

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Purify Your Fuel Filter

By Capt. Ken Kreisler | Posted May 2003

Maintenance Q & A — June 2001

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Gen Zen

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted May 2003

Gen Zen - Genset Maintenance April 2001

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Spooling Up

By | Posted May 2003

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Quiet Lift

By Capt. Ken Kreisler | Posted January 2003

Maintenance Q & A - January 2002

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Cool Exchange

By Capt. Ken Kreisler | Posted January 2003

Maintenance Q & A - May 2002 - Cool Exchange

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Arresting Procedure

By Capt. Ken Kreisler | Posted January 2003

Maintenance Q & A - June 2002

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Engine Insight

By Capt. Ken Kreisler | Posted January 2003

Engine Insight - Ocean Repower

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Shine Your Diesel Oil

By | Posted January 2003

Shine Your Diesel Oil - Fuel Tank Cleaning

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The Tao of Power

By Capt. Ken Kreisler | Posted January 2003

The Tao of Power - Marine Batteries

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Put to the Test

By | Posted October 2002

Maintenance Q & A — October 2002

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