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Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 11-29-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,416
Posted By adab1402
Head,crank ,v-drive ,water pump

Cleaning out garage ,make me an offer on any and /all .head and crank tidied up at machine shop .v-drive turns freely .
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 12-06-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,851
Posted By adab1402
A-4 parts for sale

I have a block ,cylinder head and manifold ,oil pan ,lots and lots of parts .make me an offer .one part or the whole caboodle ,! Located Portland Oregon fresh water paragon trans available
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-18-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,116
Posted By adab1402
Take a deep breath

Start by reading the a- 4 bible under does not run . Now the. Pull your plugs keep track of the firing order . Look at the plugs wet? No ? Great , if wet set aside in the sun or get fresh plugs s ...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-22-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,059
Posted By adab1402
Forum: Fuel System 03-21-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,699
Posted By adab1402
jusat a thought

be sure and check the fuel tank overflow and vent screen .Is it facing up and catching rain water? I speak from experience. fair winds adab
Forum: Reversing Gear 03-21-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,012
Posted By adab1402
just a thought

Have you considered just removing the complete trans and housing ?
Forum: General Interest 03-04-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,626
Posted By adab1402

did it work before?
Forum: Polls 12-08-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 40,529
Posted By adab1402

The blower is wired to the engine on switch , a quick look see and sniff and i fire that baby up . fair winds adab1402
Forum: Cooling System 10-14-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,500
Posted By adab1402
groco makes a swell strainer

all bronze and plastic ,a work of art ,under a 100 bucks .fair winds
Forum: Fuel System 04-28-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,808
Posted By adab1402

new is always better ,you can make your own gasket out of cardboard or cork ,or simply use a bit of gasket glue permatex
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 04-21-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,403
Posted By adab1402
Story of my life

I just installed 4 new mts from west marine 300 bucks, ouch ,if only . good luck on selling those ,im sure a lot of folks could use upgraded mts . fair winds adab1402
Forum: Wanted to Buy - Engines and Engine Parts 04-13-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,121
Posted By adab1402
still needed?

75.00 plus shipping ,fresh impellor .Boomdalhank
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 04-13-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,600
Posted By adab1402
used only in fresh water cylinder head

machined and pressure tested $ 175 plus shipping
Forum: Introductions 04-13-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,431
Posted By adab1402
Welcome aboard matey

a trip to sears for some hi quality tools is in order ,a set of open end box wrenches from 3/8 to 7/8 ,a set of 3 flat blade screw drivers in various sizes ,a set of phillips head drivers ,a set of...
Forum: General Maintenance 04-13-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,707
Posted By adab1402
no worries mate

now is the time to get better aquainted with your a-4 .it could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship . Is the impellor due for a change ? if your not sure then it is . order a book and the...
Forum: Cooling System 03-23-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,674
Posted By adab1402
An ounce of prevention

If your a prudent fellow change that impellor every other season . fair winds adab1402
Forum: Fuel System 03-19-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,855
Posted By adab1402
time waits for no fuel

hi rick gas does break down over time ,i suggest ,if your not sure of its age ,a)take a sample and have it analyzed or my choice B)drain it all out throw it into a rig,car, truck etc and fill the...
Forum: Overhaul 03-14-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,752
Posted By adab1402

if money were no object i,d spring for a moyer rebuild and save the time and effort of machine shops .replacement and installation can be jobbed out just check around your area for someone with...
Forum: Ignition System 03-14-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,237
Posted By adab1402
timing is everything

just a quick thought ,timing is usually set a few degrees after top dead center ,or a few degrees before ,ladies choice . pull your #1 around till its on compression stroke ,pull the plug, stuff a...
Forum: Wanted to Buy - Engines and Engine Parts 03-14-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,118
Posted By adab1402
alternator upgrade

just a thought have you considered taking the standard alternator to a reputable shop and having it beefed up ?
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-08-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,102
Posted By adab1402
just a thought

you may not be getting the advance you require on acceleration .take a peak at your advance and retard springs inside your distibutor . and if that looks good get a timing light at harbour freight...
Forum: General Interest 03-08-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,590
Posted By adab1402
motor mts

or you could spend 3-400.00 at west marine on motor mts it depends on your alignment issues and you vibration comfort level .om my cal 29 i use the mts .fair winds adab1402
Forum: General Maintenance 02-28-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,194
Posted By adab1402
can anyone tell me what head bolts i need size depth ,hardness

it would be nice to replace all my head bolts ,do they need to be stainless or a certain hardness ,how bout washers ? thanks for any and all help . # and lentgh would be helpful
Forum: Troubleshooting 02-25-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,102
Posted By adab1402

i live in portland as well if you need advice or a hand 360-696-9710 m-f 10-2
Forum: Troubleshooting 02-25-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,102
Posted By adab1402
Timing is everything

greetings ,the popping you hear ,comes from the intake valve being open on a compression stroke .assuming you did nothing to disturb the relationship between the cam and crank ,and your valves are...
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