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Date Posted: - Wednesday - 03/24/10 - 12:46am
Author: Capt'n Mike "Gypsy Mariner" TM36K
Subject: Replace the radiator flange.
In reply to: Kathy M32#3 Shadow 's message, "The ol Perkins" on - Tuesday - 03/23/10 - 11:30pm

You can buy just the new radiator flange. I replaced mine on my 4-108 when I had the same problem. Think I bought it from Trans Atlantic Diesel. On my 4-108 you remove the two bolts on the coolant tank to the right side of where the flange bolts to the tank. Also remove the various coolant hoses. You also need to remove the coolant tank to change the termostat, so you might want to do that while you're at it. You will need to drain the coolant and that can get a little messy. Might as well take the heat exchanger out while you're at it, give it an acid bath, and replace the zinc. As for the oil leaks, make sure you aren't using a multigrade oil. When I tried one once, my 4-108 started leaking oil like crazy. Also, I put a Walker Airsep filter on my Perkins and that has helped with the oil leaks.

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[> [> [> Oil grade question -- Craig, Mariner for Life, - Monday - 07/ 5/10 - 1:36am

What is the right grade oil for our Perkins 4-108? Mine leaks a litle all over. Hopig a ifferet oil will solve without the rebuild.

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