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Forum: General Interest Today, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By roadnsky
Where are you at in Oahu? Tell us a bit about...

Where are you at in Oahu?
Tell us a bit about your vessel.
Forum: General Interest 10-17-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By roadnsky
Hey Ed- I'm gonna be sailing over to the Abacos...

Hey Ed-
I'm gonna be sailing over to the Abacos in early December.
Maybe we can hook up?
Forum: Ignition System 10-10-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By roadnsky
What were we talking about?....:confused:

What were we talking about?....:confused:
Forum: General Interest 10-09-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 436
Posted By roadnsky
Cold start... Starts right up. 1-2 seconds ...

Cold start...
Starts right up. 1-2 seconds (Full Choke)

Warm...
Starts right up. 1-2 seconds. (No Choke)
Forum: Overhaul 09-27-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By roadnsky
You don't have to remove the water pump to get to...

You don't have to remove the water pump to get to the AD bolts.
Here's a pic of the cavity with the AD removed and you can see the water pump.
(See pics)



You also do NOT need to remove the...
Forum: Overhaul 09-27-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By roadnsky
That is correct.

That is correct.
Forum: General Interest 09-20-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By roadnsky
All of the plugs or just some? Black plugs are...

All of the plugs or just some?
Black plugs are not necessarily "fouled".

Can you tell us a bit more on what you did to "set" the carb?

Also...
This may be a fuel SUPPLY issue as John...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-20-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 662
Posted By roadnsky
Excellent point Tom! Have you changed...

Excellent point Tom!



Have you changed the valve since it's installation?
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-20-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 662
Posted By roadnsky
Ahhh, I get it now. I mis-understood what he...

Ahhh, I get it now.
I mis-understood what he was doing. I thought he was adding oil to deal with the soot.
Gotta stop posting before I've had my coffee! :o
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-20-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 662
Posted By roadnsky
IMHO all of your "numbers" seem just fine. ...

IMHO all of your "numbers" seem just fine.
Still not understanding the mechanic's logic in adding oil to the cylinder tho:confused:

Here is a suggestion from one of our guru's (Dave Neptune) that...
Forum: Ignition System 09-18-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,116
Posted By roadnsky
Bryan- It's been over a month... Can you...

Bryan-
It's been over a month...
Can you update us please? :cool:
Forum: Fuel System 09-18-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By roadnsky
TomB- Are you still out there? Can you post...

TomB-
Are you still out there?
Can you post an update for us?:cool:
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-14-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,193
Posted By roadnsky
WOW! I'm gone for a few days and this thread...

WOW! I'm gone for a few days and this thread explodes. :cool:



My 40 year old ('79) engine has been in fresh water (raw water cooled) for most of it's life.
When I first got the boat, my side...
Forum: Reversing Gear 09-05-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By roadnsky
Joe- That is for sure too tight. Back off the...

Joe-
That is for sure too tight. Back off the nut until it drips.

Please see POST #15 in this thread (http://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=114242#post114242) and maybe...
Forum: General Interest 09-04-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,072
Posted By roadnsky
That's an original stock MOTOROLA 35A alternator....

That's an original stock MOTOROLA 35A alternator.
I think, given the short durations, that you have a regulator issue.
I can give you a few suggestions...

BUT, let's wait for the guys who know...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 09-04-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,489
Posted By roadnsky
It COULD be a very serious issue. Correctly...

It COULD be a very serious issue.
Correctly re-packing and Adjusting the stuffing box is an important item on your vessel.
Poor attention to it could score your prop shaft or even sink your boat. ...
Forum: General Interest 09-04-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,072
Posted By roadnsky
•How long do these episodes last? •What kind of...

•How long do these episodes last?
•What kind of batteries?
15+ volts is a likely reason for your toasted batteries.


Very likely.
Our resident DC experts will be along soon and can suggest...
Forum: Ignition System 09-03-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By roadnsky
I'm ALL IN!

I'm ALL IN!
Forum: Ignition System 09-03-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By roadnsky
Neil- IF you decide to mass produce... can...

Neil-
IF you decide to mass produce...
can we have a variety of color choices on the balloons? :p
Forum: Fuel System 09-02-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,927
Posted By roadnsky
I'm curious... how old is your Adjustable Main...

I'm curious... how old is your Adjustable Main Jet (https://moyermarine.com/product/carburetor-adjustable-main-jet-assembly-fcar_07_58/)?
I know it's not my money :D but $40 is an easy fix.


@...
Forum: Fuel System 09-01-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,927
Posted By roadnsky
When you say "stuffing"... do you mean the...

When you say "stuffing"... do you mean the WASHER?
Forum: Overhaul 08-30-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By roadnsky
I did this swap out years ago. I'm a little...

I did this swap out years ago. I'm a little fuzzy on the exact details.
BUT, Neil is correct. Read the post he linked for you.
You WILL have to remove the distro to R&R the AD.
The important...
Forum: Fuel System 08-26-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By roadnsky
Al- The good news is that now you have an...

Al-
The good news is that now you have an alternative (BU?) pump.

The bad news, as others pointed out, is you haven't fixed the issue. :cool:

A carb rebuild seems to be in your immediate...
Forum: Electrical 08-25-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 520
Posted By roadnsky
Have you checked your points gap? Do you have a...

Have you checked your points gap?
Do you have a spare condenser?
Forum: Exhaust System 08-24-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,584
Posted By roadnsky
ASSUMING that you used black pipe, did you use a...

ASSUMING that you used black pipe, did you use a heat WRAP around the pipe?
That heat wrap will take a few hours to "burn in" and will have a burning smell to it.
Keep the cabin well ventilated...
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