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If you want one of these and are strapped for cash, get on to Boulters QUICK.
They bought a job lot from BT and only have a few left at incredibly low prices - I already had mine when Sonny told me that he had them.
He also has a chap that installs if you don't fancy doing it yourself.

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Want a manual?

Seen them for sale on Ebay?

Go here and download it for free:-
http://www.espar.com/htm/tecmans.htm

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Are Boutlers now approved agents for Eberspacher because since Bristers folded the only local agent were Panks, who only know about lorries, which is why few yards will touch them. Not being unkind but you are in danager of heading members towards cowboys  Frown

'There's nothing virtual about this you silly Twit we really are aground whatever your GPS says!'  Bill...

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Thanks Bill,

Good point.

I personally would only want to buy the heater itself.

I do not know who it is that fits the heaters for Boulters, but they are definitely not authorised dealers themselves.

Eberspacher also told me that they are aware of "Eber-Basto" but do not know where he came from or where he gets his supplies of Eberspacher parts.

Bill also told me privately that a rubber joint in one of my pictures would fail BSS inspection (not 30 minute fireproof).

This is just the sort of feedback that I need - and welcome.

I did state that copper fuel tubing was required for BSS compliance and intended to follow up on this when I had my joints looked at by a BSS inspector.
(They are only too happy to give advice prior to inspection).
HMMM who should I ask - Boulters are BSS inspectors.

There are currently 2 rubber joints in my fuel feed:-
one at the unpressurised input to the fuel pump and the second that I was was more concerned about at the fuel inlet on the heater.

Keep any sage advice coming - the end result can only be of advantage to all!

Incidentally, I put the question to Eberspacher re using Panks for a marine installation and they recommended them.
So it just goes to show that local knowledge wins through at the end of the day.
If in doubt ask a LOCAL boatyard!

E/boat Steve

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enjoyed the read steve ,but to anyone thinking of buying a "ex"system i think that you should make sure its 12 volt not 24 volt as any thing that comes off alorry will usually be 24 volt.
second ,i would not purchase a unit without a warrenty.
the company i work for use Eberspacher and Wabasto on our waggons and apart from the fact it costs us around £1200 to fit them,they dont fit as a optional extra thing ,they work there guts out ,in our case around the clock bare that in mind.
industry runs on white diesel iam not sure but you should make sure it can run on red diesel there is a difference,what sounds cheap could turn out expensive

finny

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Thanks Finny,

The heaters that I am referring to are mostly ex BT vans or ambulances and all 12 volt.
Mine looked almost brand new EXTERNALLY and does not smoke at all at any time.
If it lasts 2 winters I'll be happy.

The 24 volt versions sell much slower on ebay and do not achieve the same price as 12 volt units.

All I previously knew on fuel is that Bio-diesel is not recommended. I know nothing on this subject but seem to remember something about it being less pure and clogging the unit up??

Anyway, I must get off this addictive forum and finally do some work.



E/boat Steve

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hi steve,i can remembering reading in a questions and answer thing in the waterways mag,aboat owner had ,had a unit fitted and it would'nt work properly .the mag got the manufacturer involved,it found that it was set on a different spec as it had been set up to operate on white .as red deisel had less octane.which thinking about it now ,goes back to a recent thread were Dr deisel informed us about the possible differece between running on white rather than red,maybe something to keep an eye on

finny

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