Manuals for Detroit Diesel Engines

(including Graymarine)

Owner and Workshop Manuals are important documents that should be part of every vessel's library. They contain the detailed information necessary for safe operation, maintenance and correct servicing.  

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Marine Diesel Basics 1
shows how to do over 140 tasks:

•  explains all parts of the marine diesel system - fuel,
lubrication, breathing, electrics, stern gland, propeller etc.
•  300+ drawings, 222 pages
•  tasks are fully explained with clear drawings and minimal text
•  all tools & supplies needed are illustrated for each task
•  paperback US$15.99 £10.99 €12.99
•  ebook (kindle, kobo, ibooks, google, epub) US$9.99


cover of Detroit Diesel Series 53 Service Manual

Service Manual

Series 53


66 pages
updated September 1973


5 MB file

GrayMarine 64 HN9 Illustrated Parts List

Graymarine 64 HN9
(marinized Detroit Diesel 6-71)

Illustrated Parts List

59 pages


12 MB file


cover of Detroit Diesel Series 71 Maintenance Manual

Maintenance Manual

Series 71

publ. March 1959


21 MB file

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