Boat Owner’s Tool Box

Every boater needs a multimeter! That’s because today’s boats are stocked like a RadioShack, with a huge variety of electronics.  All of it looks complicated, but with a good multimeter and careful study of the accompanying manual, as a refresher in basic...

Common Rail Fuel System

A-Primary Filter, B-Final Filter, C-Diagnostic Port, D-Transfer Pump, E-High Press. Pump, F-Overflow Valve, G-Common Rail, H-Relief Valve, I-Fuel Return Line, J-Electronic Injector, L-Flow Limiter, M-Control Valves, N-Check Valves, O-Hand Primer Pump, P-Transfer...

MERPOWER-Carry These On The Water!

1. Conversion charts to switch measurement units for bolt-tightening torque and for any other application, such as temperature or pressure. 2. Ultra-gray silicone sealer is heat resistant and is especially useful because it sets up very firm. Good silicone sealants...

MERPOWER-Emergency Frequency Meter

An Emergency Frequency (Cycle) Meter Check When the Frequency Meter on your gen-set goes out, or is in question, try this: Check the accuracy of the frequency meter with a 120-volt clock (with a second hand), and a good wristwatch. 1-Just plug the 120-volt clock into...