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Forum: General Maintenance 01-23-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 904
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I wonder if this ties into the commonly held view...

I wonder if this ties into the commonly held view amongst the oldtimers in our firehouse: "If you see oil leaking under a Detroit diesel (in the FH), you don't worry. If you DON'T see oil leaking,...
Forum: Fuel System 01-20-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,171
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Can you record it and post it here in the form of...

Can you record it and post it here in the form of a YouTube video?

Is what you hear raw water draining backwards?

Bill
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-14-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 844
Posted By Administrator
Just curious... Does it also bog down when you...

Just curious... Does it also bog down when you do the same thing in reverse?

Bill
Forum: Fuel System 12-21-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,171
Posted By Administrator
Business took me to Berlin shortly after the fall...

Business took me to Berlin shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall. I remember scores of two-cycle autos, limped across the old border and abandoned.

I don't remember a smell, because that...
Forum: General Interest 12-16-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By Administrator
As I would say to any veteran, thank you for your...

As I would say to any veteran, thank you for your service.

Bill
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 12-12-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Administrator
Maybe it's no big deal, but is that jack stand...

Maybe it's no big deal, but is that jack stand chain stressing your rudder post?

Bill
Forum: Troubleshooting 12-09-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By Administrator
The next morning, did you try to start the engine...

The next morning, did you try to start the engine BEFORE swapping out the filter?

Bill
Forum: Ericson 12-02-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 37,392
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Just wondering.... Did you consider replacing...

Just wondering.... Did you consider replacing with stainless?

I don't have too much teak on our vessel, but it's still too much for me.

Bill
Forum: Introductions 11-28-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
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65: Forgot to mention.... It is...

65:

Forgot to mention....

It is considered good practice on this forum that a bottle of your favorite beer be found somewhere in the first picture you post.

I don't remember how that...
Forum: General Interest 11-28-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,065
Posted By Administrator
Fetzer valve upper compression spring and carbon...

Fetzer valve upper compression spring and carbon brush?

2XL.

Bill
Forum: General Interest 11-26-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,065
Posted By Administrator
There is an oft-repeated story around these parts...

There is an oft-repeated story around these parts about devious racing sailors casually throwing a cotter pin on the deck of a competitor's boat on race day when no one was looking.

Bill
Forum: Introductions 11-26-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Administrator
Welcome, 65! To add a picture: Scroll...

Welcome, 65!

To add a picture:

Scroll below the "message" box where you enter the text of your post.

In the "Additional Options" area, look for a button that says "Manage Attachments."
...
Forum: Overhaul 11-25-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,855
Posted By Administrator
Who remembers that old post about the old dog...

Who remembers that old post about the old dog lying on the floor, or something like that? Maybe Shawn?

Bill

ps: Yeah, I read every single one....
Forum: Fuel System 11-18-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,631
Posted By Administrator
+1. Bill

+1.

Bill
Forum: General Interest 11-07-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Administrator
BTDT. I had a small runabout with a Racor...

BTDT.

I had a small runabout with a Racor filter. Engine wouldn't run. The stuff I drained out of the filter was clear.

Except it was 100% water.

We ended up draining the entire tank,...
Forum: Specialty Tools 10-30-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 561
Posted By Administrator
Tool Caddy

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Forum: Catalina 10-21-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,264
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https://moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php...

https://moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6226

Bill
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-18-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By Administrator
"Both tach (sic)"? Not quite sure how to...

"Both tach (sic)"?

Not quite sure how to interpret this, but are we convinced this is an engine issue and not an instrument issue?

I found this on the Internet, so it must be true:



Bill
Forum: Fuel System 10-14-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By Administrator
Check the smell of the oil. Bill

Check the smell of the oil.

Bill
Forum: Fuel System 10-14-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By Administrator
Do you have a mechanical fuel pump? Bill

Do you have a mechanical fuel pump?

Bill
Forum: Electrical 10-10-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By Administrator
You can find a helpful video tech tip here...

You can find a helpful video tech tip here (https://moyermarine.com/product-category/videotechtips/). There are both PC and Mac versions.

Bill
Forum: Fuel System 09-28-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By Administrator
What do you know about the quality of the fuel? ...

What do you know about the quality of the fuel?

What filters do you have in place, and where?

Bill
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-26-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,161
Posted By Administrator
Are you certain it's a Racor? It should look...

Are you certain it's a Racor? It should look something like this (https://i0.wp.com/moyermarine.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/561w.jpg?fit=800%2C800&ssl=1).

Bill
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-26-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,161
Posted By Administrator
Having that small polishing filter be the first...

Having that small polishing filter be the first to see fuel from the tank is a recipe for trouble, as it can quickly clog.

The fact that it is plastic is a second "recipe."

Does the Racor have...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-26-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,161
Posted By Administrator
The Racor should be upstream of the fuel pump...

The Racor should be upstream of the fuel pump (meaning between the fuel tank and the fuel pump). The small metal polishing filter should be between the fuel pump and the carb, as shown here...
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