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Forum: General Interest Yesterday, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Jimmy
After fighting a " head" odour, I replaced all...

After fighting a " head" odour, I replaced all the hoses, and now always flush using fresh water from a jug, when at a dock, and only use pumped Lake water, when underway, or when a plentiful supply...
Forum: General Interest Yesterday, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 123
Posted By Jimmy
Talking Does a Spitter= Joker valve?

I think what you are calling a spitter, we Canuks call a Joker Valve.
Just replaced mine last week, and I questioned the life expectancy, as the entire head was replaced 4 years ago. The Jacobs...
Forum: Electrical 06-21-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 320
Posted By Jimmy
Dave - I completely agree with you comments...

Dave - I completely agree with you comments regarding automatic choke....never thought of that, but was thinking more of the cosmetics.
Neil - I will take a few pics along the way, and as soon as I...
Forum: Electrical 06-21-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 320
Posted By Jimmy
Pros and Cons of Starter Button vs. Keyed Switch

Getting around to building my dream instrument panel. I have acquired the gauges, and am planning the switches. 4 rocker switches for navigation/ steaming/ deck lights, plus a spare.
I am wrestling...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-07-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Jimmy
Talking Chapster5 Indeed, while under the distributor...

Chapster5
Indeed, while under the distributor cap, I checked and oiled what I believe were the weights/springs
Also in my original post , I omitted the part where I ran a compression test...but I...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-06-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Jimmy
Lack of power / top end RPM

Just thought I would share the following, and maybe someday, someone searching for a trouble shooting answer can find this and resolve a very frustrating condition, with what turned outout to be a...
Forum: Fuel System 05-29-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By Jimmy
Annual Order

Tkenopic
Cautionary note. I have found several, if not most automotive shops will claim a product they have has the exact same specs as original or MM parts, however I have experienced questionable...
Forum: Fuel System 05-18-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Jimmy
What material is my fuel line?

Looking to reconfigure/replace what appears to be the original metal fuel line.
It has the look of copper, but that would seem very odd to me. There is no fitting on the other end; just the rubber...
Forum: Fuel System 05-18-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By Jimmy
Picture is of my new fuel system set up In the...

Picture is of my new fuel system set up
In the corner behind and above is where the coil will be relocated, after I get base line temp readings from its currant location, on the rear of A4

Cheers...
Forum: Fuel System 05-17-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By Jimmy
Did you know......

Seattlesailor
For what it’s worth.....Your symptoms sound very familiar to my issue several years ago. I chased the same sudden stall/failure to start issue for months.
As I was going thru the list...
Forum: Fuel System 05-13-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By Jimmy
New configuration

Fuel path is as follows...
-Tank
-shut of valve immediately on top of tank
-steel (copper?) line down , around to side of engine compartment
-transition to rubber fuel hose
-Racor fuel/water...
Forum: Fuel System 05-11-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By Jimmy
What’s ‘normal” fuel pressure/

Couple weeks later than planned, but finally splashed today. Will relocate coil after more seasonal temps set in.....single digits temps today- yuck

I noticed my fuel pressure gauge was reading a...
Forum: Fuel System 01-29-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By Jimmy
Too much “ stabilizer “ ?

As part of my winter to-do list, I am replacing both fill and vent hoses.( no leaks, just old, and want to be ahead of this type of maintenance item)

I plan on pumping out the bottom portion (20...
Forum: Fuel System 01-21-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By Jimmy
Future coil temp comparison

Thanks for the info.....
I will prep the A4 for a coil relocation, but not actually move it until after launch, around last week of April. I have a IR temp gun, so readings should be very accurate....
Forum: Fuel System 01-20-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By Jimmy
One more question...

Thanks for the feedback guys. Last piece to this mini refit, is to relocate the coil, on a bulkhead. Like the idea of cooler ‘smoother environment. In doing so, I will need to increase ( replace with...
Forum: Fuel System 01-20-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By Jimmy
OPSS Switch question

Greetings - a couple questions as I upgrade to a electric fuel pump (working with the MM conversion kit)

1) the brass plug I need to remove to install the OPSS is giving me grief. Instead of...
Forum: Electrical 01-06-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,944
Posted By Jimmy
Yup - it will fit

"Can the newer Moyer Marine s/s fuel bowl, sediment, screen, and gasket be fitted to the old fuel bowl housing and using the new bale assembly?"

I can say with certainty that it fits perfectly...
Forum: Cooling System 11-16-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,530
Posted By Jimmy
Ajax For what it's worth, I would go with the...

Ajax
For what it's worth, I would go with the ball valve kit......in fact I did.
After my first season, of removing the T-stat for winterizing, I was sold!

I adjust the valve a couple times a...
Forum: Fuel System 11-15-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,575
Posted By Jimmy
Ed My carb got contaminated with crud, and the...

Ed
My carb got contaminated with crud, and the needle didn't seat/ close at rest, and subsequently the fuel system drained overnight. I awoke to a boat full of fumes......once is enough of that...
Forum: Fuel System 11-15-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,575
Posted By Jimmy
Follow Up

Mark,
I believe that you are referring to my posts/ questions this past summer.( sorry guys- failed to share results......got distracted reading someone's epic thread (HB's), on another forum 😀
I...
Forum: Fuel System 07-30-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,167
Posted By Jimmy
Yup, got the fittings with the rebuild kit. Other...

Yup, got the fittings with the rebuild kit. Other than the deflated Canadian dollar, my other issue with ordering from MM is the time it takes to get goods north of the boarder. Neither of these...
Forum: Fuel System 07-28-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,167
Posted By Jimmy
OK- installed new water/fuel separator, than ran...

OK- installed new water/fuel separator, than ran engine.
- before starting, checked gasket and gap. Gasket appeared to dry out, but still double checked front all 4 screws. Got a third of a turn....
Forum: Fuel System 07-27-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,639
Posted By Jimmy
Shawn From the looks of the picture, I'm...

Shawn
From the looks of the picture, I'm guessing a 10-12 gallon tank? What kind of rang can you get with that?
I'm also intrigued by the fuel cap. How proud does it sit above deck?

I ask these...
Forum: Fuel System 07-27-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,167
Posted By Jimmy
Hanley/Al - thanks for the link. As I have...

Hanley/Al - thanks for the link.
As I have only run the the engine Sat/Sun, I can't say with certainty that the problem is persistent. Proof will come with tomorrow's inspection.
With the info you...
Forum: Fuel System 07-27-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,167
Posted By Jimmy
Red face OK- mea culpa..... I had to remove the fuel...

OK- mea culpa.....
I had to remove the fuel strainer bowel to access the second/rear bolt on the pump. When I put it back together, didn't realize the rubber seal slipped out. Subsequently couldn't...
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