Marine Systems

Repowering: Hoisting a boat motor

Posted by Phillip Gutowski on

On our personal boat, a 1984 Tayana 42 we pulled our old Perkins 4-108 for a rebuild to recover lost power, stop oil/coolant leaks, and repaint.  While it’s out we’ve got lots of room to give the engine compartment a proper refit!  Here are some photos and a time lapse video of us pulling it out! Built a stable cart to make the engine easier to roll down the dock, up the ramp, and onto shore. Draining the coolant. Hard to tell that a lot of disassembly is already done here. Gone is the mess of spider web battery cables and...

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