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Old 09-02-2010, 10:06 AM
ms. frizzle ms. frizzle is offline
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Default Air-cooled diesel yanmar conversion project

I have an air-cooled diesel yanmar genset 5.5 kw that I plan on converting to a two tank VO system. I am not going to get super fancy, just want effectiveness. I have been juggling with the idea of using the exhaust heat to go through a thermal coil in the tank. Then have a temp sensor connected to the negative terminal of a 3port so that it will open up the VO loop once it gets to temp. Does this seem like it will work? What other issues might I face?
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Old 09-04-2010, 06:26 PM
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never mind found all I needed in another thread.
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Old 08-23-2011, 07:40 PM
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What is the link with the info on air-cooled yanmar, I am looking to convert a small yanmar generator. thanks
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Old 01-19-2013, 04:37 PM
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using the exhaust heat to go through a thermal coil in the tank.
Bad idea..............
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