Marine Diesel Engines by Nigel Calder (Hardback)
Suitable for do-it-yourself boatowners, this book is updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies. It explains how to: diagnose and repair engine problems, perform routine and annual maintenance, and, extend the life and improve the efficiency of your engine.
Praise for this boating classic:"The most up-to-date and readable book we've seen on the subject."-Sailing World"Deserves a place on any diesel-powered boat."-Motor Boat & Yachting"Clear, logical, and even interesting to read."-Cruising WorldKeep your diesel engine going with help from a master mechanicMarine Diesel Engines has been the bible for do-it-yourself boatowners for more than 15 years. Now updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies, Nigel Calder's bestseller has everything you need to keep your diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently. Marine Diesel Engines explains how to: Diagnose and repair engine problemsPerform routine and annual maintenanceExtend the life and improve the efficiency of your engine
About the Author: Niger Calder is the author of Marine Diesel Engines (1987, 1991) and Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual (1989, 1995), the success of which has made him the most sought-after marine how-to writer in the U.S. and U.K. He has published more than 800 magazine articles in SAIL, Cruising World, Ocean Navigator, Yachting World, etc., and lectures on cruising to sell-out crowds. He is also the author of The Cruising Guide to The Northwest Caribbean (IM, 1991) and Cuba: A Cruising Guide (Imray, 1996). He will be testing his newest ideas with his family during a six-month cruise to the Caribbean and South America this winter.
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