Yanmar diesel outboards

I am wanting to purchase a Yanmar diesel outboard, either the D27 or D36. If anyone knows where I could find one reasonably priced I would like to hear from you. Also if anyone has had any experience with them using biodiesel I would like to hear your comments. My contact information is: Bruce Macfarlane at robberbmac@yahoo.com . Thank you

yanmar d27 appears to be able

yanmar d27 appears to be able to run on diesel, kerosene and biodiesel, which would also make it appear to run on wvo. its direct injection


"Yanmar D27 diesel outboard motor. It's a 27hp, 3 cylinder, direct injection, water cooled, tiller controlled, 22.5" shaft, electric start outboard that will run on diesel, kerosene or biodiesel.

The Da-d27-3.jpg (13813 bytes)27 has proven very reliable - two motors like this powered a 35' multihull across the Pacific (only 385 gallons were used in the 2,250 mile leg to Hawaii), and I used an identical motor for over 3,000 miles of open ocean, as an auxiliary when my primary 180hp engine failed during a circumnavigation, running the entire time on fuel made of soybean oil." [...]

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