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Forum: Cooling System 08-27-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By ArtJ
Fresh Water Exchanger Pencil Zinc Issues

A while back I posted about Pencil Zincs for the MMI Exchanger issues.

The zinc would not come out and plated itself to the threads

I bought different Zincs from MMI, hoping they would be...
Forum: Cooling System 02-10-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,772
Posted By ArtJ
If memory serves me correctly, when I received...

If memory serves me correctly, when I received the Indigo thermostat,
I Tee'd it off the Ubituous hot spot end of the Manifold, simultaneously
Performing the Hatch hose swap. It has been working...
Forum: Ignition System 08-13-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,819
Posted By ArtJ
Re Coil issues

The guys on this site isolated coil failures to a larger than expected
dwell time. This was aggravated by some electronic ignitions.One
symptom was a recovery after a 30 to 60 min cooling time....
Forum: The Wish List 05-23-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,874
Posted By ArtJ
I think a Island is a especially difficult...

I think a Island is a especially difficult destination regardless of method
Forum: The Wish List 05-23-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,874
Posted By ArtJ
Some shipments are sent in quite over sized...

Some shipments are sent in quite over sized boxes. For Example,
Impellers sent in a nearly 1 foot box. That could affect cost.
Forum: The Wish List 05-22-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,874
Posted By ArtJ
UPS has something called SurePost which has USPS...

UPS has something called SurePost which has USPS complete local delivery
but is a couple days slower than UPS ground and a little cheaper.
I passed this on to Steve Moyer who I believe does all...
Forum: Cooling System 04-25-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,614
Posted By ArtJ
The Point

The point is trying to identify the source and the problem with the
material used in the pencils WITH A IDENTIFIED METAL WIRE
CORE !! there has been no problem whatsoever with the Zinc based...
Forum: Cooling System 04-25-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,614
Posted By ArtJ
Zinc has been used forever in mass and Cape Cod...

Zinc has been used forever in mass and Cape Cod Never had problems
till now. BTW the pencils were not necessarily provided by Marytr SP


A good suggestion to call them Re: What's up with Pencils...
Forum: Cooling System 04-25-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,614
Posted By ArtJ
Cut 2 open

I just cut the last 3/4 inch off 2 zincs.

Weight was similar

One I had and unsure if wire type , one new from WM.

Neither had the wire and weighed similar and both stamped Martyr .

In the...
Forum: Cooling System 04-24-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,614
Posted By ArtJ
Since these pencil zincs look just like the good...

Since these pencil zincs look just like the good ones, they need to be
identified as to source of origin, material composition( why they coat
surfaces )so that they can
be purged from all A4...
Forum: Cooling System 04-24-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,614
Posted By ArtJ
Bottom line:

Bottom Line : How do we recognize which type of Zincs are appropriate and which will cause harm??
Forum: Cooling System 04-24-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,614
Posted By ArtJ
This may be the source of these zincs

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Forum: Cooling System 04-24-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,614
Posted By ArtJ
Ed Zincs normally dissolve, this one didn,t...

Ed

Zincs normally dissolve, this one didn,t . The material must be different
such that Galvanic action deposited it, rather than disintegrated it.

Maybe even could deposit itself in the SW...
Forum: Cooling System 04-24-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,614
Posted By ArtJ
Thanks I believe that I may have used a...

Thanks

I believe that I may have used a cheaper zinc which had the wire in it
the source may have come from a on line discussion . I will only
buy zincs from trusted suppliers and test one by...
Forum: Cooling System 04-24-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,614
Posted By ArtJ
Heat Exchanger Pencil Lead Fused!

The pencil lead in my MMI Exchanger would not come and broke off
leaving a wire core which broke off when trying to remove rest of zinc
I removed rest of zinc using flat screwdrivers to punch thru...
Forum: Fuel System 09-15-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,828
Posted By ArtJ
i am using rj12c, engine sits idle except for 2x...

i am using rj12c, engine sits idle except for 2x year start up for 10 min
Forum: Fuel System 09-15-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,828
Posted By ArtJ
not sure what a long reach plug is. does it...

not sure what a long reach plug is.
does it mean a plug with more threads that the engine would not run with
?

thanks appreciate all suggestions
Forum: Fuel System 09-15-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,828
Posted By ArtJ
thanks do you have any thoughts on why gas...

thanks

do you have any thoughts on why gas seeping up threads ?

Best regards
Forum: Fuel System 09-14-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,828
Posted By ArtJ
Will do is a thread chaser like a tapered...

Will do

is a thread chaser like a tapered thread tap?

Are they all the same size?


Best regards
Forum: Fuel System 09-14-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,828
Posted By ArtJ
Since engine is not in boat, the choke spring...

Since engine is not in boat, the choke spring returns it open
when not held closed it snaps open instantly.
After we sort out the suggestions i will drag the engine out again
tighten plugs...
Forum: Fuel System 09-14-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,828
Posted By ArtJ
Hi al i was surprised as well. I wiped it...

Hi al

i was surprised as well. I wiped it off and more seeped up
around the plug. I smelled and it smelled like gasoline.
I could always be mistaken or smell a mix?

What things are possible...
Forum: Fuel System 09-14-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,828
Posted By ArtJ
Can a running cylinder actually leak gas via...

Can a running cylinder actually leak gas via loose threads
- why would it not be ignited?
Forum: Fuel System 09-14-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,828
Posted By ArtJ
I was wondering if just not being tight enough or...

I was wondering if just not being tight enough or worn threads
in head could cause this. It was surprsing to actually smell gas
Forum: Fuel System 09-14-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,828
Posted By ArtJ
Hi al the spark plugs . I couldnt believe...

Hi al the spark plugs .

I couldnt believe it either, i didn,t notice any gas pouring
from carb but didnt specifically look. It seems that flowing
from carb would be a much easier path of...
Forum: Fuel System 09-14-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,828
Posted By ArtJ
spare engine seeping fuel around 2 rear plugs

I started up my spare engine today and noticed gas seeping out
around the 2 rear plugs while running. I also noticed this
in spring startup. The engine sits unused in the garage.
Last winter i...
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