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by MjRosh
Tue Dec 06, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: Instruments & electrics
Topic: Which AutoPilot?
Replies: 1
Views: 1067

Which AutoPilot?

I need to install a new autopilot on my Falcon, Any recommendations? I am looking for one i can build on the future and add wind/chartsplotter etc
by MjRosh
Thu Oct 27, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Engines & transmission
Topic: Hot Engine Bay
Replies: 3
Views: 1419

Hot Engine Bay

I have a Westerly Falcon and had a mechanic on board recently who commented that the engine bay seemed very hot hotter than he would have expected. I have Volvo D1-30 fitted (not original engine). It runs fine and I don't get any overheat alarms and have motored up to 10 hours without issue. He sugg...
by MjRosh
Sun Feb 21, 2016 7:35 pm
Forum: Engines & transmission
Topic: what prop on a falcon 34
Replies: 0
Views: 781

what prop on a falcon 34

Hi, does anybody out there have a Volvo Penta D1-30 with a MS10A-B gearbox? I am finding it very difficult to get a firm answer on what the gearbox ratio is and am getting conflicting answers from different dealers. The problem I have it that at about 2500rpm on the engine in calm sheltered conditio...
by MjRosh
Tue Nov 03, 2015 4:21 pm
Forum: Engines & transmission
Topic: Storm propeller
Replies: 10
Views: 2306

Re: Storm propeller

Hello, I have just recently bought a Westerly Falcon which has a Kiwi folding propeller fitted. The propeller was fitted before my ownership but with Volvo 2003 series engine. I have not had the boat long enough to list the advantages along with the fact my propeller needs a good service!! As well a...
by MjRosh
Mon Sep 21, 2015 6:36 pm
Forum: Engines & transmission
Topic: Volvo D1-30 in a Falcon 34
Replies: 0
Views: 809

Volvo D1-30 in a Falcon 34

Hi, I have just purchased a 1986 Falcon 34. It has a new Volvo D1-30 fitted approx two years ago. Has anybody experience of fitting a D1-30 into a Falcon 34? I knew there were mounting issues with the engine when I bought the boat. However now I have investigated further I am reluctant to use the wo...