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Forum: General Interest 11-09-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Tim
The transmission is the front of the engine, ...

The transmission is the front of the engine, so if the arrows point to the transmission you are good.
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-17-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By Tim
Mine stays in reverse without holding it. Seems...

Mine stays in reverse without holding it. Seems to be due to the friction from the pedestal mounted lever and the cable.
Forum: General Interest 06-05-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Tim
Thanks Al. I thought about having an aluminum...

Thanks Al. I thought about having an aluminum step built but I couldn't find anyone to do it other than a local machine shop. Also, an aluminum step wouldn't completely solve the problem. The step is...
Forum: General Interest 06-04-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Tim
New Mast Step

I had a steel step for my aluminum mast and both were heavily corroded. So last year I started the repair. I built a new mast step from G10 fiberglass and the mast was re stepped this morning. The...
Forum: Introductions 02-16-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,076
Posted By Tim
Could it be a broken valve stem? Have you had the...

Could it be a broken valve stem? Have you had the valve cover off to check the valves, springs and tappets?
Forum: Overhaul 08-17-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,571
Posted By Tim
I used Duplicolor engine primer and Duplicolor...

I used Duplicolor engine primer and Duplicolor engine paint. It seems to be holding up ok, but its only been about four years.
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-09-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Tim
There are three oil galley plugs inside the...

There are three oil galley plugs inside the engine. One is behind the camshaft gear, one is under the oil pressure regulator and one s behind the flywheel. Here are pictures of the plugs. The...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-14-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,470
Posted By Tim
The mystery screw is a plug that leads to the oil...

The mystery screw is a plug that leads to the oil galley that distributes oil throughout the engine. Make sure it is in good condition, make sure the threads on the block that it goes into are in...
Forum: General Interest 07-27-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,538
Posted By Tim
I have a 1979 pearson 10m like GOB. It didn't ...

I have a 1979 pearson 10m like GOB. It didn't have a holding tank when I bought it in 2003. I made a holding tank out of an 8 inch diameter, 42 inch long schedule 40 pipe, two end caps and...
Forum: General Interest 07-27-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,538
Posted By Tim
Why are you going over the side? The head should...

Why are you going over the side? The head should discharge into a holding tank, not overboard.

Edit - Opps, I see that you don't have a holding tank. Now might be a good time to install one.
Forum: General Interest 07-20-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,150
Posted By Tim
The stuffing box should be connected to the shaft...

The stuffing box should be connected to the shaft tube with packing box hose. It is heavy duty, 4 ply hose designed for packing boxes.
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Forum: General Maintenance 07-09-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By Tim
Hope this helps.

Hope this helps.
Forum: Pearson 07-01-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,361
Posted By Tim
Here are all the parts I used for my raw water...

Here are all the parts I used for my raw water inlet. The valve, thru hull and tail piece are all 1/2 inch NPS. The strainer is optional, there are differing opinions on the need for the strainer on...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-01-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,436
Posted By Tim
From the original description of the problem, the...

From the original description of the problem, the water appears to be from cranking a non starting engine without first closing the thru hull. Also, the engine is freshwater cooled. So assuming the...
Forum: Drawings and Schematics 06-08-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,889
Posted By Tim
Here it is.

Here it is.
Forum: Exhaust System 06-07-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,153
Posted By Tim
And here is what it will look like after you...

And here is what it will look like after you replace the bronze valve with a proper seacock:
Forum: Exhaust System 06-07-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,153
Posted By Tim
If you use a bronze valve with tapered threads,...

If you use a bronze valve with tapered threads, here is what it will look like in a couple of years:
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 02-05-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,602
Posted By Tim
I would replace the hose clamps on the stuffing...

I would replace the hose clamps on the stuffing box hose and the hose should have two clamps on each end.
Forum: Fuel System 01-03-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,001
Posted By Tim
Also note that Practical Sailor found no issues...

Also note that Practical Sailor found no issues with the E-10 fuel itself. The problems occur when the fuel is contaminated with water or when incompatible materials are used in the fuel...
Forum: Fuel System 01-03-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,001
Posted By Tim
Here is the full article and summary chart from...

Here is the full article and summary chart from Practical Sailor.
Forum: Fuel System 01-01-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,001
Posted By Tim
Practical Sailor did a test on the H2Out several...

Practical Sailor did a test on the H2Out several years ago. Here is a PDF of the test.
Forum: General Interest 11-30-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,383
Posted By Tim
Here is what I cobbled together about 12 years...

Here is what I cobbled together about 12 years ago. It looks rough and I remember thinking that I would have to find a better solution, but it seems to be holding up ok. It is made of galvanized...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 11-26-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,980
Posted By Tim
I replaced my cutless bearing last summer and got...

I replaced my cutless bearing last summer and got the new one at a place called Propeller Depot, https://www.propellerdepot.com/johnson-naval-brass-cutless-bearing-bait. The shipping was a little...
Forum: General Interest 02-24-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tim
Here are the links to the product information...

Here are the links to the product information from Permatex. On my rebuild I used red Loctite on the head and manifold studs and the water jacket studs and Permatex Aviation sealant on the gaskets...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 10-05-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,883
Posted By Tim
You will need to hold the output coupling with a...

You will need to hold the output coupling with a large pipe wrench while attempting to remove the nut. Remember to straighten the tabs on the retaining washer first. The nut is very difficult to...
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