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Forum: Exhaust System 08-21-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 227
Posted By Peter
"Don't use galvanized" because it gives off...

"Don't use galvanized"

because it gives off toxic fumes when it is heated

please be safe

Peter
Forum: General Interest 08-18-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By Peter
calling Neil Dutton I think Catalina 30...

calling Neil Dutton

I think Catalina 30 owners have cut a hole in the front part of their engine enclosure to allow access to the roll pin on the flywheel.

Then place a tasteful cover over it....
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-07-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By Peter
nesdon, I had a leaking rear seal and it was...

nesdon,

I had a leaking rear seal and it was noisy in gear. Replaced seal and bearing and I was amazed how quite it became.

I found this resource to be incredibly useful - link is to Windows...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-20-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 860
Posted By Peter
Tech tip video

I highly recommend the tech tip video for this job
...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-11-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 771
Posted By Peter
do you have points or electronic ignition? ...

do you have points or electronic ignition?

Peter
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-08-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By Peter
hmmm, I wonder when you did the "power timing"...

hmmm, I wonder when you did the "power timing" relative to this recent "running only with choke" issue?

If you did the timing well before this recent episode it might be wise to leave it as is...
Forum: Cooling System 07-04-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By Peter
see this post ...

see this post

www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=113639&postcount=3

It includes the Tech Tip from Don Moyer

How can I determine if my sending unit or gauge is causing a faulty...
Forum: General Interest 07-04-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By Peter
Dear CC, I wonder if some less drastic...

Dear CC,

I wonder if some less drastic measures might be in order before you decide on the rebuild?

What is the compression like on the engine? If the compression is good I am not sure a...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-16-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Peter
I had the same problem with the bolt turning in...

I had the same problem with the bolt turning in the mount and used a nut splitter to get it off

Access may dictate your options

Peter
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-16-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By Peter
Heat exchangers work best in a counterflow...

Heat exchangers work best in a counterflow configuration where the two liquids flow in opposite directions. This maximizes the temperature difference between the hot and cold and thus maximizes the...
Forum: Cooling System 06-12-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,246
Posted By Peter
Is it possible that you did not get it filled to...

Is it possible that you did not get it filled to the brim? I have read many posts abut the challenges of getting all the air out of these FWC systems.

Did you measure how much coolant you added?...
Forum: Cooling System 05-29-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By Peter
Ed, ...

Ed,

https://www.harborfreight.com/Slide-Hammer-and-Bearing-Puller-Set-5-Pc-62601.html

A bit pricey but this is the tool for the job.

Peter
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-25-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By Peter
I had the same problem and used a nut splitter -...

I had the same problem and used a nut splitter - very handy tool on an old boat.

https://www.princessauto.com/en/detail/2-pc-nut-splitter-set/A-p2919587e

I replaced my engine mounts and it was...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-21-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Peter
I have used one of those rubber strapped oil...

I have used one of those rubber strapped oil filter wrenches with success on mine. I put the strap around the coupling.

I would be very wary of putting anything on the prop shaft itself out of a...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-18-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,067
Posted By Peter
It appears to me from the video that #1 exhaust...

It appears to me from the video that #1 exhaust is not closing fully and, if I recall your very first post correctly, that was the cylinder with zero compression.

As Neil has noted, the feeler...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-15-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,067
Posted By Peter
good news!

good pressure test tells you that the lack of compression is not due to a cracked head or cylinder block. It also tells you that the exhaust manifold is ok.

I think I would be looking, as has...
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-28-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,657
Posted By Peter
did you do the pressure test of the pump? ...

did you do the pressure test of the pump?

Peter
Forum: General Maintenance 04-28-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 81,119
Posted By Peter
some suggestions

Hi Paul,

Congrats on the boat purchase.

1) Get a copy of the Moyer Manual -https://moyermarine.com/product/service-and-overhaul-manual/ Not expensive and a wealth of information re spring...
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-22-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,657
Posted By Peter
Yes on the pump test question. I had a water...

Yes on the pump test question.

I had a water incursion event and the mechanic I was working with was deeply concerned about "flash rust" (I think that is the term he used) so his approach was to...
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-22-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,657
Posted By Peter
possible additional test

Rob,

This appears to be great news - the block/head/manifold passed the pressure test! If I am reading your post correctly, you did the test after the water pump. I would be inclined to now...
Forum: Ignition System 03-30-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Peter
concern

Hi,

If you leave that jumper from the battery to the coil on all the time, I would be concerned that you would burn out the coil.

Peter
Forum: General Interest 03-12-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By Peter
Hi, I would suggest it is time to get a volt...

Hi,

I would suggest it is time to get a volt meter out.

Turn on the ignition and measure the voltage between the coil + and ground.

Do not leave ignition turned on for a long time.

If...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-04-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By Peter
A raw water cooled engine pumps "sea water" (the...

A raw water cooled engine pumps "sea water" (the water the boat is floating in) though the engine and then into the exhaust.

A fresh water cooled boat pumps anti-freeze through the engine and...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-03-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By Peter
Is the boat raw water or fresh water cooled? ...

Is the boat raw water or fresh water cooled?

Peter
Forum: Exhaust System 01-25-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,112
Posted By Peter
Hi Neil, Very interesting to see this...

Hi Neil,

Very interesting to see this exhaust set-up. Thank you for posting the photos. Good to hear that you did not have to leap over a cliff with that coolant issue.

I am quite curious to...
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