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Understanding and Troubleshooting Marine Diesel Exhaust Smoke
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This article discusses the different types or colors of exhaust smoke and how it can tell a lot about the condition of a diesel engine. Black smoke warns of too much fuel or insufficient air.
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Troubleshooting Marine Diesels by Peter Compton
176 Pages.
Hard Cover.
Over 300 Graphics
by Peter Compton
Whether you're an occasional weekend sailor, a bluewater cruiser or a full time professional, this detailed book shows YOU how to keep your engine serviced, reliable and more importantly how to identify and correct the vast majority of faults that occur with marine diesels.
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Established in 1982 and incorporated in 1985, Gold Coast Power, Inc. is one of the pioneer companies to have its own computer database of diesel engines and diesel related equipment from all over the U.S. John Rubano, president and founder, began working with RPM Diesel in 1968, and worked at the authorized Detroit Diesel facility for 14 years. He accomplished his factory training and certification for 53, 71, and 92 series diesel engines in that period, and ran the service department of fifteen technicians for eight years. In the last eighteen years, Mr. Rubano has amassed a network of Detroit Diesel, Caterpillar, and Cummins dealer and distributor contacts, upon which Gold Coast Power can draw to find you, the buyer, the best possible deal.  
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