small marine diesel with decompression levers

Discussion in 'Diesel Engines' started by att2tude, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. att2tude
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    att2tude Junior Member

    It seems that all the major diesel manufactures are now making their small engines without decompresion levers. Does anyone know I can get a realible
    Brand with this feature included on a new motor.
  2. CDK
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    CDK retired engineer

    I doubt it.
    Bought a Chinese Yanmar clone a couple of years ago, with decompression.
    If you have a specific engine in mind, check if there is a plug where the valve should have been. In that case it may be possible to install a valve.
  3. michael pierzga
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    michael pierzga Senior Member

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    FAST FRED Senior Member

    Might be easier to find a real marine engine , with decompression levers and rebuild it .

    Almost all modern small diesels are lawn implement or truck supplied.

    A modern engine can use a hydraulic start system.

    A hand pump can re pressurise the start accumulator should that be necessary.

  5. pdwiley
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    pdwiley Senior Member

    Bukh. I bought a DV36 2 months ago.

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