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Forum: General Interest 11-29-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By lat 64
I just want the credit! (see photo) Bill, ...

I just want the credit! (see photo)

Bill,
Fetzer valve not used so much anymore as hair metal is lost on this young generation:D
Forum: General Interest 11-26-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 521
Posted By lat 64
Looks like the resistors from inside a spark...

Looks like the resistors from inside a spark plug(s).
Did you break the ceramic part of the plugs when you took them out?

Either that, or they are tachyon compressors from the flux capacitors....
Forum: General Interest 10-31-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By lat 64
Wow! that's a stout plate. A step above my...

Wow! that's a stout plate. A step above my Columbia Clorox bottle;)

Perhaps you could remove the whole plate and do the removal of the chocks in a shop environment or even have a machine shop do...
Forum: General Interest 10-30-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By lat 64
Agree with Neil. Also use penetrating oil of some...

Agree with Neil. Also use penetrating oil of some kind.The vibrations from the impact driver will help oil seep into the work. Time is you friend here—but, If you need to drill, remember that...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-01-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,150
Posted By lat 64
Compression test: A bit low; but if they are all...

Compression test: A bit low; but if they are all similar readings, good. Low numbers might be just a tool-technique issue.

Tapping/pisst sound: it's changed Now it's syncopated! it's got a jazz...
Forum: Testing Protocols 09-27-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By lat 64
Thumbs up I made one for my lawn mower. just a bent wire...

I made one for my lawn mower. just a bent wire permanently fix on the cyl. head.
Every engine should have one!
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-27-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,150
Posted By lat 64
Thumbs up I think Neil(as usual) was on to this back in...

I think Neil(as usual) was on to this back in post #28.

Also, never rule out that more than one thing can go wrong at the same time. It's an old engine.
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-27-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,150
Posted By lat 64
That's kind of what I expected. Great way to...

That's kind of what I expected. Great way to clean off the engine BTW:D.

One thing to be aware of though; that is a hot place on the manifold and you must make sure the bubbles are forming from a...
Forum: Cooling System 09-20-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By lat 64
ex seats

Not the first rodeo for this block as evidence shows.
I had to look that seat material up. Those seats are probably inserts from Sealed Power or some such. Stellite is the most likely material. " ...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-20-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,150
Posted By lat 64
" A good Guide..."

As often happens with a new member, we heartily recommend buying the Manual offered by Moyer Marine. It is written with owners in mind. It would be best to buy and read it completely before starting...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-17-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,150
Posted By lat 64
No, I think it's the big one that covers all the...

No, I think it's the big one that covers all the ports.
https://moyermarine.com/product/manifold-gasket-gask_08_147/
It will be a pain for a beginner, sorry. Lots of rusty bolts and blood:(

But,...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-17-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,150
Posted By lat 64
Your screen shots show rust where the paint...

Your screen shots show rust where the paint burned off the nuts. I think.

The exhaust gasket is on the other side of the manifold, between it and the block.

Neil had you disconnect the plug so...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-17-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,150
Posted By lat 64
Not in my view. the noise is more like "piss piss...

Not in my view. the noise is more like "piss piss piss" than clacking.
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-17-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,150
Posted By lat 64
I am sure Neil is right. See attached screen...

I am sure Neil is right.

See attached screen shot. There is black soot coming out from a bad exhaust gasket n on number 4 ex port.

Put in a new exhaust gasket.

Also, understand you now have...
Forum: Wanted to Buy - Other items 09-11-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By lat 64
I usually go to Longship Marine in Poulsbo wa. ...

I usually go to Longship Marine in Poulsbo wa.

18969 Anderson Pkwy, Poulsbo, Washington 98370

Edit:
I thought he was talking west coast, my goof.
Forum: Electrical 08-29-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By lat 64
I like ammeters. Im building a whole new panel...

I like ammeters.
Im building a whole new panel for the ol' boat.
For the reason stated by the OP I don't like the idea of series ammeters, so I'm putting a shunt ammeter in mine. I put the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-25-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By lat 64
Good point. I always forget that one. Just a...

Good point. I always forget that one.

Just a minute, I though a weeping hole was the local pub(?)
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-24-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By lat 64
Thumbs up Sail, So, I guess since you bought it, you...

Sail,

So, I guess since you bought it, you must have answered your own question"is it worth buying"(paraphrase).:)

Anyway, sounds like the PO (previous owner) may not have known how to live...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-19-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 977
Posted By lat 64
Thumbs up Quote: I just took off and cleaned out both the...

Quote:
I just took off and cleaned out both the manual fuel pump and carburetor. Could an air leak in the gas lines cause it?
YES!
I'll let the MANUAL PUMP guys help you with priming the system.
...
Forum: Testing Protocols 07-18-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By lat 64
I can add one more thing to the list: Make...

I can add one more thing to the list:

Make sure the cranking battery is up to charge for all the tests. Even a change in cranking rpm can affect accurate comparisons of each cylinder's pressure...
Forum: Fuel System 07-16-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By lat 64
Thanks for the PSA. I'll check mine next time. ...

Thanks for the PSA. I'll check mine next time.
Always nice to see how others spend a sunny day in the harbor with a significant other painting her toes and sipping a latte from Timmie's
Kinda looks...
Forum: Overhaul 07-07-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By lat 64
Ron, I used to be an auto machinist sort-of....

Ron,
I used to be an auto machinist sort-of. But I had a learning curve on specifics to this motor.
Awesome that you can get help from a machinist, but a cautionary note: some things on th A-4 are...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-07-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By lat 64
First guess from me; carb float.* *NOT a...

First guess from me; carb float.*

*NOT a qualified opinion
Forum: Cooling System 07-04-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By lat 64
So true. Old Ford 300-six comes to mind; often...

So true.
Old Ford 300-six comes to mind; often we had to bore them .030" over just from number 1 cylinder wear in cold weather.
Forum: General Interest 06-26-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 37,225
Posted By lat 64
Oh! I didn't understand that you did it yourself....

Oh! I didn't understand that you did it yourself. Good job; I'm inspired.
I'll look up Alexeal.
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