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Forum: Troubleshooting 06-16-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By nyvoyager
Just went through this. A $20 die grinder and 5...

Just went through this. A $20 die grinder and 5 minutes. Be sure to wear safety glasses and watch the flying sparks
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-02-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
Okay some more progress. The cap was 180 degrees...

Okay some more progress. The cap was 180 degrees out. Easy enough. One of the old down springs is broken. Anyone have a source to replace them?
Prop shaft attached and 95 percent aligned. Starter...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-02-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
Okay some more progress. The cap was 180 degrees...

Okay some more progress. The cap was 180 degrees out. Easy enough. One of the old down springs is broken. Anyone have a source to replace them?
Prop shaft attached and 95 percent aligned. Starter...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-01-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
Thanks Sam for your insight. I don't think the...

Thanks Sam for your insight. I don't think the shaft is to high, in fact i think the cap is not making contact with the rotor but I will check tomorrow as well as it possibly being 180 out - if that...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-01-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
Anything is possible. Thanks I'll definitely...

Anything is possible. Thanks I'll definitely check it
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-01-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
I suppose. It's the only thing I can think of. I...

I suppose. It's the only thing I can think of. I just hope it is not a sign of how this thing was put together.
Looking at the MMI distributor the lug is in the same position...still baffled
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
I'm baffled by the distributor. The notch in the...

I'm baffled by the distributor. The notch in the casing does not align with the projection cap or the spring. What am a missing?
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
Your cooling description is starting to make...

Your cooling description is starting to make sense to me Dan - Thanks
The valve in lieu of a thermostat is also interesting and seems fairly fail safe.
I'll delve into this a bit more once I get it...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
Interesting - so according to the diagram in the...

Interesting - so according to the diagram in the link, the dole Tstat is installed after the exhaust manifold. I would not have thought that.
And a hot return line tee'd into the raw water intake....
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
Sam i have a nearly new MMI Water pump i may...

Sam i have a nearly new MMI Water pump i may change it out for. First i want to get it running and see what i have. fingers crossed
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
Dan yes I believe a temp sensor threaded into the...

Dan yes I believe a temp sensor threaded into the head.
The gear lever moves from what normally should be neutral and moves back. it does not move forward - and i think forward is reverse. Any...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
Thanks Dan. Yes agree the cap looks off. I'm told...

Thanks Dan. Yes agree the cap looks off. I'm told it has electronic ignition. Will remove and sort it out.
Ok that's good news regarding the cooling to get this thing running. I am assuming it will...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
Early A4 Install & part exchange

Sorry for the delay. Removed old engine and set new the engine on beds yesterday so I could return the rental truck today. A die grinder took quick care of the 2 engine bolts on the starboard side....
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By nyvoyager
Thanks everyone - After soaking in penetrating...

Thanks everyone - After soaking in penetrating fluid for a week, I blocked the prop against the hull and with a breaker bar they all came out
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-28-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
Still driving. I can post some close up photos...

Still driving. I can post some close up photos tomorrow.
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-28-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
Thanks again! I'm going to need to get familiar...

Thanks again!
I'm going to need to get familiar with the cooling system as it appears incomplete. I don't see a thermostat anywhere and the hose from the output side of the water jacket is capped...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-28-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
Thanks for the info. I am thinking since it...

Thanks for the info.
I am thinking since it has a MMI Manifold, it should accept the new carb.
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-27-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By nyvoyager
Part exchange from late to early A4

I just picked up a early model A4 supposedly completely rebuilt with zero hours on it.
I removed all the parts from my A4 thinking many are interchangeable but now I am not sure.
So please indulge...
Forum: Introductions 05-25-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 800
Posted By nyvoyager
Kday keep looking. I'm in the same boat as i have...

Kday keep looking. I'm in the same boat as i have been thinking about selling my Pearson 30...until the engine quit. I am on my way south tomorrow to pick up a zero hour rebuild.

There is a guy...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-25-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By nyvoyager
Thanks Peter I've used these before. . I think...

Thanks Peter I've used these before. . I think there is enough room. Will check in the morning.
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-25-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By nyvoyager
Bolt removal

About to pull this engine. Everything disconnected except for shaft coupling and two engine mount bolts on the starboard side. They are completely rusted on.
Do you think an oscillating tool with...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-19-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By nyvoyager
This may just be the thing to do with the...

This may just be the thing to do with the enormous space aft of the quarter berth partition. I plan on adding an additional battery to starboard so it should roughly balance out. I'm also 25 gallons...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-19-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By nyvoyager
Neil how much total fuel do you carry and where? ...

Neil how much total fuel do you carry and where?
A 2nd tank is an interesting idea.
Are you concerned about the additional weight?
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-19-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By nyvoyager
Very nice setup and write up - thanks

Very nice setup and write up - thanks
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-19-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By nyvoyager
May i ask - What is EWDS?

May i ask - What is EWDS?
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