The Engine Room
Down in the engine room! - Controlling the boat is the steering mechanism and the throttle controls. Running the boat is the fuel which requires the tank, filler and exhaust systems.
You will find service parts and engine spares in the Engine Section.
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Engine Service Kits
Full Engine service kits
are available together with the individual parts, especially for WaterMota Sea Wolf and Sea Tiger, J-Type Gearboxes, Perkins 4.107/8, JGM (BMC), Thornycroft and Sabre engines. Visit the Engines Section
for more information and to select the parts you require to order.
Engine Oil Change
WaterMota engine oil is available along with oil filters and oil sump pumps.
Both engine circulation and fresh water pumps can be found in the Engines Section.
Replacement steering wheels in a traditional style, with the Freeman fitting are available from the Freeman shop. As are their controlling links to the rudder.
These controls come in three distinct varieties; Cable Wire Steering (Freeman 22's, 23's, 26's, early 30's), Steering Cable Systems (Freeman 24's, 27's, 28's, Some 30's/33's) and Rod and Gearbox Systems (Freeman 30's, 32's, 33's, 35's, 41's).
Common Replacement Parts
|SA120|| ||Freeman Wheel Spoke End Caps|
|SA103|| ||Traditional Freeman Helm Wheel Replacement|
|SA107|| ||Transom Mounting Kit|
|SA104|| ||Steering Head|
|SA101|| ||Cable Wire /M|
| || ||Steering Cable (Various Lengths)|
Rod and Gearbox systems can often be overhauled.
Throttle & Gears
The engine is controlled either by a traditional rod and lever system or a flexible control cable with single lever control.
For the Freeman 22's and 23's there is the popular conversion kit to exchange the long through the floor gear lever for a side mounted hand control.
|HA107|| ||Freeman Throttle Control|
|HA121|| ||Gear Control Conversion Kit|
| || ||Control Cables (Various Lengths)|
|HA117|| ||Single Lever Control|
|HA116|| ||Twin Lever Control|
| || ||Stop Cables (Various Lengths)|
Hoses and Pipes
There are a surprising number of hoses and pipes found in any engine room and throughout the boat. They fall into distinctive categories: Fuel Filler Hoses, Fuel Flexible Hoses, Fuel / Gas Supply Piping, Gas Flexible Hoses, Engine Water Hoses, Fresh Water Hoses and Exhaust Hoses together with their various fittings & fixings all of which are available from the Freeman Shop. The majority of hoses are generally in stock, but are far to numerous to mention here.
Special Freeman Filler Hoses
|TA057E|| ||Filler Hose 2 1/4" Soft|
|TA057F|| ||Filler Hose 2 1/4" Hard|
|TA057|| ||Filler Hose 2 1/4" to 2"|
| || ||ISO 7840 Fuel Hoses (Various)|
| || ||WaterMota ISO 7840 Hoses (Various)|
| || ||Copper Piping (Various Sizes)|
| || ||Compression Fittings|
| || ||Gas Flexible Hoses BS 3212-2 (Various)|
| || ||Exhaust Hoses from 1 1/4"|
Standard hoses are also available.
Fuel, Water & Gas Tanks
Generally the original designs and patterns are available to re-manufacture a given Freeman tank. Some of the most popular ones are stock items. There is a convenient service for Boat Safety Scheme modifications, particularly to convert petrol tanks to the new BSS requirement.
|TA058C|| ||Fuel Tank - 22 Mk1|
|TA058E|| ||BSS Tank Modification|
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