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Forum: Fuel System Yesterday, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By ndutton
It's primed when the carburetor bowl is full and...

It's primed when the carburetor bowl is full and should do so on its own with the starter cranking. Do you suspect the carb is not full?

Be sure to leave the raw water intake thru-hull closed...
Forum: General Interest 10-18-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By ndutton
Here's something you can do with a sheet metal...

Here's something you can do with a sheet metal cover that's beyond difficult with a cast cover:
http://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=108494&postcount=44
Forum: General Interest 10-17-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By ndutton
I should have been more specific. Any practical...

I should have been more specific. Any practical reason?
Forum: General Interest 10-17-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By ndutton
Nope, cans.

Nope, cans.
Forum: General Interest 10-15-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By ndutton
Haven't responded because I don't know. I have a...

Haven't responded because I don't know. I have a question though. Why? What's the motivation?
Forum: General Interest 10-15-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By ndutton
Sorry Bill, I tried. I really did.

Sorry Bill, I tried. I really did.
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-14-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By ndutton
You'll be welding on very thin, corroded metal. ...

You'll be welding on very thin, corroded metal. Please read this thread from two months ago:
http://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=114021#post114021

What will you have if you...
Forum: General Interest 10-14-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By ndutton
Traveling last year, I bought a six pack of Natty...

Traveling last year, I bought a six pack of Natty Boh from an Oriole souvenir shop at Fells Point. Back at the hotel I made it through half of the first can, threw the rest in the trash. Perhaps...
Forum: Electrical 10-13-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By ndutton
Here's a thread from a few years ago that...

Here's a thread from a few years ago that discusses the issue:
http://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=99063
Forum: General Interest 10-12-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 436
Posted By ndutton
Based on the responses it seems most if not all...

Based on the responses it seems most if not all have their engine started in under 60 seconds regardless of temperature or layoff time. Sound about right?
Forum: General Interest 10-12-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By ndutton
I'd be cautious doing this on an engine with no...

I'd be cautious doing this on an engine with no center main crankshaft bearing. Cranks ain't cheap and neither is their repair.
Forum: General Interest 10-11-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By ndutton
One of the charms of set screws for this...

One of the charms of set screws for this application is you can hold them stationary with an allen wrench while torquing the brass hex nuts on or off. It prevents breaking the seal where the stud is...
Forum: General Interest 10-11-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 436
Posted By ndutton
Not yet but things are looking promising.

Not yet but things are looking promising.
Forum: General Interest 10-10-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 436
Posted By ndutton
Thanks guys, I really appreciate it. I'm up to...

Thanks guys, I really appreciate it. I'm up to my armpits in an A4 project and your responses are most helpful.
Forum: General Interest 10-09-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 436
Posted By ndutton
Information needed

From the turn of the key/push of the start button, how long does it usually take to start your engine following a typical layoff (not over winter)?
Forum: Ignition System 10-09-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 370
Posted By ndutton
If you see the same timing mark misalignment...

If you see the same timing mark misalignment after reducing the idle RPM, this is the typical power timing error - a little on the advanced side.
Forum: Ignition System 10-09-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 370
Posted By ndutton
Using max loaded RPM as a timing indicator...

Using max loaded RPM as a timing indicator requires the advance weights to be in good, free moving and lubricated condition for a proper result.

Is there an aversion to setting timing to the marks...
Forum: Overhaul 10-07-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By ndutton
Yep, garden art.

Yep, garden art.
Forum: General Interest 10-04-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By ndutton
Oh yeah, after purchasing my boat I replaced some...

Oh yeah, after purchasing my boat I replaced some components because I didn't know their history, electric fuel pump and coil for example. Both were working fine at the time of replacement but were...
Forum: Catalina 09-30-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,873
Posted By ndutton
6400 Series CC cable ...

6400 Series CC cable
https://www.wholesalemarine.com/teleflex-ccx643-control-cable-assembly-tfxtreme-6400-series/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIu4_Lzv7i3QIVGP5kCh2O8gJfEAQYASABEgJkOPD_BwE
Forum: Electrical 09-22-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By ndutton
Concur, minimizing the load at start makes the...

Concur, minimizing the load at start makes the engine happier.
Forum: Electrical 09-21-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By ndutton
It really makes a difference

We have talked many times about battery management and charging schemes, ACR's vs. manual switch(es), isolated engine start battery or just use the house banks and different types of alternators.
...
Forum: General Interest 09-21-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By ndutton
It may help for you to have able crew for sailing...

It may help for you to have able crew for sailing the boat while you get after engine failure diagnosis or vice versa. You may also want to visit the MMI online catalog for this:...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-21-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 662
Posted By ndutton
Remember that fuel/air system issues are not...

Remember that fuel/air system issues are not cylinder specific while ignition issues can be. The comment discounts mechanical cylinder problems.
Forum: General Interest 09-20-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By ndutton
Interestingly not a single mention has yet been...

Interestingly not a single mention has yet been made about checking for spark at either the time of shut down or no start.

OPSS = Oil Pressure Safety Switch, a normally open oil pressure activated...
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