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1989 43 generator replacement

Discussion in 'Post Yacht' started by Barney Hauf, Oct 9, 2017.

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  1. baltimore bob

    baltimore bob Member

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    Plan B's engine is locked up....no complaints, just my bad run of generator luck continues!
  2. Capt Ralph

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    Sound shield?
    My project has requested a sound shield.
    Seminole, Lake or Orange county?
  3. ReelPlumber

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    Orange County in Winter Park near Fairbanks and I-4
  4. Capt Ralph

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    Gad, Where I feared most; In the middle on I-4.
  5. dennismc

    dennismc Senior Member

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    I had our local sheet metal shop make me a sound shield for an older unit I had, was great, could dictate access panels etc, plus extra sound deadening and air circulation. Price was less than factory..YMMV
  6. Capt Ralph

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    I have a design of my own but if a cheap box could be available at a bargain, then; it could be a bargain.
  7. Capt Ralph

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    Bob
    Plan B locked up? Fixable?
  8. baltimore bob

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    Maybe fixable, I won't have time to find out before I get my knee surgery. I've been without a generator this long, such is life.
  9. Capt Ralph

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    Darn surgerys always get in the way. Hare it when that happens.
    Get back on your feet safe and well.
  10. Capt Ralph

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    8kw update.
    I'll be posting the same gen set tonight in the For Sale thread.
    New motor mounts installed.
    Never installed or run since it's removal above.
  11. baltimore bob

    baltimore bob Member

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    I still need one.
  12. Capt Ralph

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    It's the same one.
    Finally back at my desk. Pictures coming soon.
  13. Davidoc

    Davidoc Senior Member

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    Morning Ralph, do you know the approximate hours on it? After reading the thread, it sounded like the electrical generator front end was working fine. Just the engine needed a fix.
  14. Capt Ralph

    Capt Ralph Senior Member

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    Please re-read post #1.
    There are 2 or more gen-sets disused thru this thread.
    Nothing wrong with the unit sold to me.

    Please see new thread for details;
    https://www.yachtforums.com/threads/onan-8kw-mdkdb.30438/