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Forum: Fuel System 10-16-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By amizerin
Are there any other advantages of the electrical...

Are there any other advantages of the electrical pump vs mechanical? I was thinking to upgrade. Will it make cold start better? My engine starts on the 5-th sometime 6th turn of the ignition key...
Forum: Fuel System 10-14-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By amizerin
Yes, it's mechanical.

Yes, it's mechanical.
Forum: Fuel System 10-14-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By amizerin
Slight gasoline smell in winterized boat

I winterized my boat a month ago because of Dorian. Gasoline smell has never been an issue in the season. Yesterday, I went down to the companion space to check something and smelled gasoline a...
Forum: Electrical 09-20-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By amizerin
Thank you! I believe any tachometer suitable for...

Thank you! I believe any tachometer suitable for 4 cylinder engine will work?
Forum: Electrical 09-20-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By amizerin
How to I connect the RPM gauge to the engine?

How to I connect the RPM gauge to the engine?
Forum: Electrical 09-20-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By amizerin
That sounds like exactly what's happening :)...

That sounds like exactly what's happening :) Well... I'm not sure I like to do the math dividing by 4 every time I check RPM. Is there a solution for that? A gauge that works with 4 cylinders?
Forum: Electrical 09-20-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By amizerin
I did not play with the button but probably...

I did not play with the button but probably you're right. There might be a switch between 2 and 4 cylinders.
Forum: Electrical 09-20-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By amizerin
Tachometer install

My Grampian 28 does not have factory installed tachometer - only oil pressure, temperature and ammeter gauges. Some owner before me installed an electronic gauge like on the picture but I don't think...
Forum: General Interest 09-17-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By amizerin
Thanks all for responses and a lot of helpful...

Thanks all for responses and a lot of helpful information.

In continuation of the discussion, if I were to go to a long trip (couple months with non stop passages about a week or so) what Atomic...
Forum: Electrical 09-14-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By amizerin
I recommend to check the orange wire with...

I recommend to check the orange wire with voltmeter. Recently, I had a similar issue with the alternator not charging batteries at all. I purchased a brand new alternator and it did not help. Then I...
Forum: General Interest 09-14-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By amizerin
Taking long passages with gas engine

Hello All!

I have Grampian 28 with Atomic 4 engine. So far I've been sailing mostly along the coast line and day time but as many I started thinking about to try something bigger. Specifically,...
Forum: Wanted to Buy - Other items 09-12-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,726
Posted By amizerin
Thank you. I'm about 4 hours to the border with...

Thank you. I'm about 4 hours to the border with Maine but shipping itself is not an issue. There are other services in the US providing "virtual" US address. Once they receive a parcel on your name...
Forum: Wanted to Buy - Other items 09-11-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,726
Posted By amizerin
Thank you so much. I saw the Flemming vane on...

Thank you so much. I saw the Flemming vane on ebay. It's local pick up only in Florida and I'm in Prince Edward Island, Canada :)
Forum: Wanted to Buy - Other items 09-11-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,726
Posted By amizerin
Hello All, I understand that this is off...

Hello All,

I understand that this is off topic as it's not related to Atomic 4 engines. Since there are so many sailboat enthusiasts on this web-site I still wanted to ask.

I appreciate if...
Forum: Electrical 09-02-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By amizerin
Thanks. I was warned in the other thread and I...

Thanks. I was warned in the other thread and I won't do that again.
Forum: Electrical 09-01-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By amizerin
After all I decided not to mess with the old...

After all I decided not to mess with the old orange wire. I disconnected it completely and run a new 8 gauge all the way from the alternator to the ammeter negative. It fixed the issue. I also added...
Forum: Electrical 08-26-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By amizerin
Actually, it provably would be a good idea before...

Actually, it provably would be a good idea before running a new wire to cut out the orange wire from the the plug connectors and connect with new connectors. I doubt something had happened to the...
Forum: Electrical 08-26-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By amizerin
Yes, there are two trailer plug connectors and I...

Yes, there are two trailer plug connectors and I suspect one of them is a problem (or both) but I couldn't fix it. I think easier would be to bypass them with a solid single piece wire & a fuse. I'm...
Forum: Electrical 08-26-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By amizerin
Got it. Thank you.

Got it. Thank you.
Forum: Electrical 08-26-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By amizerin
Thank you. I actually found that ammeter was...

Thank you. I actually found that ammeter was fine. The orange wire is an issue so I decided just to replace is with a new 8 gauge wire with a 50 amp fuse.

What's the problem with turning the...
Forum: Electrical 08-26-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By amizerin
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Electrical 08-25-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By amizerin
Alternator troubleshooting

Hello All,
I just bought the boat with Atomic 4 gas engine. I noticed that the alternator was not charging the batteries (low voltage on batteries (~12V) when the engine running, engine would stop...
Forum: Electrical 08-24-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,438
Posted By amizerin
Have the same problem but the link doesn't work :(

Have the same problem but the link doesn't work :(
Forum: Electrical 08-24-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By amizerin
Ammeter issue

Hi All,
I am new to the forum. I've searched extensively but have not found any guidance for my issue.

I just bought a sailboat with Atomic 4 gas engine. I noticed that the alternator was not...
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