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Forum: General Interest 11-06-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,416
Posted By JonnyQuest
Awww.... You know, you guys are so great,...

Awww....

You know, you guys are so great, when I hit the Lottery I'm going to buy a me spanky brand new boat and have the factory rip out their brand new motor and put a crusty old Atomic into it!...
Forum: General Interest 11-06-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,416
Posted By JonnyQuest
You too Shawn. Watch out for skinny water.

You too Shawn. Watch out for skinny water.
Forum: General Interest 11-06-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,416
Posted By JonnyQuest
Thanks for the well wishes John. Yes, I evem...

Thanks for the well wishes John. Yes, I evem bequeathed him my cherished Moyer Manual--that was hard to let go of!

I urged him to join the group and to look up my postingd to see what I've...
Forum: General Interest 11-06-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,416
Posted By JonnyQuest
Farewell from Jonny Quest

Hi Afourian friends!

I wanted to drop by and give a wholehearted thanks to all of you and to our friends at Moyer Marine. I have been spending less and less time with my boat as other family...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-02-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,726
Posted By JonnyQuest
Hi Shawnb, I know people are throwing all...

Hi Shawnb,

I know people are throwing all sorts of (excellent) ideas at you, and they are truly experienced Afourians. I'm a novice but can relate my water flow issues from a couple of seasons...
Forum: Cooling System 06-01-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,806
Posted By JonnyQuest
Lower bolt extender

Here's the lower bolt extender, hopefully a better sized photo too!

JQ
Forum: Cooling System 06-01-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,806
Posted By JonnyQuest
DJ, Here's how my weekend water pump rebuild went

DJ,

Hope this gives you some ideas. I just rebuilt my Moyer water pump. First photo shows the leaking pump with salt water oxidation on the bronze. I had originally replaced the impeller several...
Forum: Ignition System 05-02-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 39,305
Posted By JonnyQuest
Neil, outstanding logic there regarding the hot...

Neil, outstanding logic there regarding the hot wire usage actually indicating suspect ignition wiring!

Jack, before pulling your starter id probably go back and give a real hard look at the...
Forum: Ignition System 05-01-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 39,305
Posted By JonnyQuest
With all the checks you have done so far and...

With all the checks you have done so far and replacing with new batteries, checking the starter sounds reasonable. I pulled mine and took it to a local shop for bench testing last fall. My problem...
Forum: Ignition System 05-01-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 39,305
Posted By JonnyQuest
Good for you John; I'm still Monkeying around...

Good for you John; I'm still Monkeying around with mine :mad:
Started my A4 up for the first time this spring and measured 13.x volts at battery-- gotta recheck my alternator wiring and see what's...
Forum: Electrical 04-22-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,188
Posted By JonnyQuest
Hi John. My ODay 27 is on the lighter side too....

Hi John. My ODay 27 is on the lighter side too. It might be a problem for me. First I'm going to move them to the rear without hooking them up and see how the boat sits along the waterline. I could...
Forum: Electrical 04-22-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,188
Posted By JonnyQuest
Well I'm glad this thread is reviving. I haven't...

Well I'm glad this thread is reviving. I haven't built my steps yet so I can revisit this idea. Still need to see about weight distribution when adding that much weight away from center and towards...
Forum: Electrical 04-22-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,188
Posted By JonnyQuest
Lightbulb Hi Bruce. In my case there were 3 strong reasons...

Hi Bruce. In my case there were 3 strong reasons passed on by others against moving my batteries back to the lazarette:

1. Gasoline tank and batteries shouldn't be in close proximity. (My tank is...
Forum: Electrical 03-27-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,188
Posted By JonnyQuest
Hi Elizabeth, You said: " ...I want to add a...

Hi Elizabeth,

You said: " ...I want to add a third 12volt battery for starting backup or dedicated to starting."

My 12V is indeed set up as a starting backup battery, as I use my House (MAIN)...
Forum: General Interest 03-25-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,432
Posted By JonnyQuest
Neil, the black background really makes those...

Neil, the black background really makes those colored gauge sweeps pop out, nice job!
Forum: Electrical 03-25-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,188
Posted By JonnyQuest
OK, looks like the batteries shouldn't be located...

OK, looks like the batteries shouldn't be located in the same compartment as my gasoline fuel tank...hadn't even thought of that! :eek:

Back to the drawing board then.
Forum: Electrical 03-25-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,188
Posted By JonnyQuest
Can batteries be placed in lazarette?

Hail Afourians!
Spring has sprung and I am hoping to tackle a couple of projects that lingered over winter. I will be rebuilding my companionway steps and am considering moving my batteries from...
Forum: Electrical 11-30-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,131
Posted By JonnyQuest
Thanks Hanley and Joe. Joe I'm glad you mentioned...

Thanks Hanley and Joe. Joe I'm glad you mentioned "Wherever possible and desired the terminal block function should be combined with the fuse block function."

--I guess that would be the same for...
Forum: General Interest 11-30-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,886
Posted By JonnyQuest
BS, sorry to see you leaving the group, but do...

BS, sorry to see you leaving the group, but do drop by and let us know what obsession takes the place of sailing for you.

If you ever make it deeper down into Rebel Territory you have a spot...
Forum: Electrical 11-30-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,131
Posted By JonnyQuest
How to use terminal blocks on wiring harness?

Hi gang,

My wiring from engine to cockpit instrument panel is currently unprotected/unsupported/unbundled/etc. and is a mess in my engine compartment. I am thinking of adding terminal strips near...
Forum: Electrical 10-20-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,008
Posted By JonnyQuest
Gremlin Party on My Boat, all were invited!

Update: wasted time on solenoid replacement, same problem exists!
But got boat moved with my car battery. One problem solved at least.

So here's the history...


About three or four weeks ago...
Forum: Electrical 10-18-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,008
Posted By JonnyQuest
And if the local guy isn't up for the task then...

And if the local guy isn't up for the task then I'll call you, Bill, about a replacement or rebuild. Thanks for confirming the status of the model number.
Forum: Electrical 10-18-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,008
Posted By JonnyQuest
I'll do that-use the solenoid for a quick fix and...

I'll do that-use the solenoid for a quick fix and then look forever to a proper ign protected rebuild. Probably due for that anyway, and there's a very good shop here that appreciates marine gas...
Forum: Electrical 10-18-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,008
Posted By JonnyQuest
Thanks for the extra info Ed. The starter has no...

Thanks for the extra info Ed. The starter has no external openings per se. One and is pulled into the engine at the flywheel, and the other on top is sealed with a rubber gasket between the attached...
Forum: Electrical 10-17-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,008
Posted By JonnyQuest
Hi Bill, I do not know if bit is a...

Hi Bill,

I do not know if bit is a replacement or rebuild, nor do I know if it is ignition protected. It's a delco and has a model no of 1107678 4C 13 stamped in the side.

I've had the body...
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