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Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By Marian Claire
"The gear lever moves from what normally should...

"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 ideas?"
Others may have better ideas/info. I believe moving...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By Marian Claire
"There is no by-pass so how does this work with a...

"There is no by-pass so how does this work with a cold engine and a closed thermostat? Wouldn't it back up into the manifold?"
My understanding is that with the Dole T-stat all the water exiting the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By Marian Claire
This may help you find your way around your early...

This may help you find your way around your early model. Especially post #3.
http://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4010
Dan
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Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By Marian Claire
"Now for that reversing gear..." Does the lever...

"Now for that reversing gear..."
Does the lever move at all?
Edit: What is that sticking out of the flywheel end of the head? Just below the crossover. Temp sensor??
Dan
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Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By Marian Claire
The two wires to the distributor say EI. Yes you...

The two wires to the distributor say EI. Yes you will run cool/cold. If you need to bring the engine up to temp the simplest way is to place a valve in the hose from the manifold to the wet/dry...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By Marian Claire
Is that just a cap/dead end on the hose forward...

Is that just a cap/dead end on the hose forward of the water jacket T? If so that is fine, not needed but OK. That means all the water is being sent thru the engine before it exits at the crossover...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By Marian Claire
"Can someone explain the oil port/container...

"Can someone explain the oil port/container associated with the water pump?
If you are referring to the hinged cover that says "oil", that is the oil fill for the engine. I have found that using a...
Forum: Cooling System 05-29-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 497
Posted By Marian Claire
Would the old bent flat head screwdriver trick...

Would the old bent flat head screwdriver trick work?
Dan
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Forum: Troubleshooting 05-28-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By Marian Claire
No telling what modifications have been done to...

No telling what modifications have been done to the cooling system. I went thru the same process when the MC came to me.
This shows the Dole T-stat housing....
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-28-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By Marian Claire
Some quick thoughts. Water pump: Parts...

Some quick thoughts.
Water pump: Parts description says it should fit. I have had several different pumps on my early A-4 with no issues fitting.
Head: A difference I saw in the late and early head...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-28-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By Marian Claire
With the engine cold. Remove the fill cap of the...

With the engine cold. Remove the fill cap of the HX and start the engine. You should be able to visually check for movement/flow of the antifreeze.
I think someone recently posted about a pump...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-25-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 739
Posted By Marian Claire
This may help. ...

This may help.
http://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10837&highlight=float+adjustment
Dan
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Forum: Troubleshooting 05-24-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 739
Posted By Marian Claire
Welcome to the forum. Sounds as if your float...

Welcome to the forum. Sounds as if your float valve may be sticking or only opening a little and not allowing fuel to refill the carb properly.
Dan
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Forum: General Interest 04-30-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,378
Posted By Marian Claire
Welcome back. Enjoy the show. Dan S/V Marian...

Welcome back. Enjoy the show.
Dan S/V Marian Claire
Forum: Exhaust System 03-31-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Marian Claire
Welcome to the forum and thanks for the...

Welcome to the forum and thanks for the informative and instructive post.
Dan
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Forum: Electrical 03-26-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 727
Posted By Marian Claire
"My switch says that switching between batteries...

"My switch says that switching between batteries is ok. The switch keeps a connection thru the cycle." Post # 4.
That is my understanding. The switch "makes" a second connection before it "breaks"...
Forum: General Interest 03-24-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,378
Posted By Marian Claire
+1 I think this is the spot Ed is talking...

+1
I think this is the spot Ed is talking about. Looking north.

http://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=81&pictureid=973

Dan
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Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 03-20-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By Marian Claire
Thanks for taking the time to post this on the...

Thanks for taking the time to post this on the forum. Lack of a port on the manifold for the scavenge tube and the head say "early model". I believe the number makes it a 1965 or earlier.
Dan
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Forum: General Interest 03-11-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Marian Claire
Purging. If the system is cold just remove the...

Purging. If the system is cold just remove the fill cap on the HX and start the engine. You can see the level, air will escape and you can add coolant as needed. Do not open this cap with the system...
Forum: Troubleshooting 02-25-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By Marian Claire
# 1. On my early, 1965, model there are two...

# 1. On my early, 1965, model there are two screws that have to be loosened to adjust the distributor. One is accessible from above like the late model. The other is accessible down low on the aft...
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 02-05-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By Marian Claire
I am interested. I plan to pass thru Durham next...

I am interested. I plan to pass thru Durham next Monday but will be by myself. I have used a 2 by 10 as a ramp to "walk" an A-4 into the back of my car. Can you get a car close to it?
Dan
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Forum: General Interest 01-31-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,378
Posted By Marian Claire
+1. Linda and I enjoyed lunch there as we headed...

+1. Linda and I enjoyed lunch there as we headed south. April 2018.
Dan
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Forum: Reversing Gear 01-28-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Marian Claire
I think following thru with your plan to install...

I think following thru with your plan to install a vacuum gauge, as mentioned in post #1, will give you the answer. I believe it is one # that can be compared to other boats despite different set...
Forum: General Interest 01-27-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,378
Posted By Marian Claire
Not sure of your plans after Little Shark River...

Not sure of your plans after Little Shark River but the crab pots can be amazingly thick around Cape Sable and Florida Bay. If you can handle the shallow water you can avoid the worst of it by...
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-18-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By Marian Claire
The spring and ball set up have had issues. The...

The spring and ball set up have had issues. The area that the ball contacts needs to be smooth. I just know that when my OP adjustment did not produce changes dressing the seat worked. I have the old...
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