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Forum: Electrical 10-14-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By sastanley
Marty, I did this when I re-wired the boat years...

Marty, I did this when I re-wired the boat years ago. A mini bus-bar is a great idea.

I feed the coil +12v from the ignition circuit with a dedicated wire, and then feed the "accessories" that we...
Forum: Electrical 10-13-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By ndutton
Here's a thread from a few years ago that...

Here's a thread from a few years ago that discusses the issue:
http://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=99063
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-13-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,805
Posted By ndutton
No its not. Who told you that? And didn't we...

No its not. Who told you that? And didn't we already make it clear adding MMO to the fuel was not a remedy for sticking valves? Yet here we are covering it again.

Instead of continually blaming...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-24-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,333
Posted By Orion C&C 33
Hey Marty... Had a wonderful time sailing...

Hey Marty...

Had a wonderful time sailing around the Salt Spring and Saturna Island...
Fun collecting a few oysters... Then we all panicked because we could absolutely confirm any Red tide...
Forum: Fuel System 08-08-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By sastanley
Marty, I agree it won't result in a dry polishing...

Marty, I agree it won't result in a dry polishing filter, but maybe a soggy one that is no longer saturated and dripping fuel. I tend to pull the outlet of the polish and let it drip into a container...
Forum: Fuel System 08-07-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By ndutton
My guess is it won't result in a dry polishing...

My guess is it won't result in a dry polishing filter but maybe worth a try anyway. I think the best position for a valve to achieve your goal is between the polishing filter and the carburetor. It...
Forum: Fuel System 08-04-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By Dave Neptune
Marty, I had my second shut off valve on the fuel...

Marty, I had my second shut off valve on the fuel pressure gage. When ever I left the boat in the slip I ran the gas out, however weekending I did not. No messes when almost all of the gas is out of...
Forum: General Interest 07-09-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By Orion C&C 33
Hi Marty.. My smoke problem I believe is...

Hi Marty..

My smoke problem I believe is mostly caused by this add on oil vent cap on my gearbox cover plate.

I had a new gearbox cover plate made by water jet cut so as to not to distort the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-03-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,805
Posted By ndutton
My finance inquiry was headed down a different...

My finance inquiry was headed down a different path. I've been the outlier in this thread but as it progresses I'm becoming more entrenched in my convictions. GEM has been candid about his skills...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-04-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,256
Posted By ndutton
The screw adjusts air, not fuel. Adjusting out...

The screw adjusts air, not fuel. Adjusting out allows more air into the mix.
Forum: Fuel System 05-12-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By tenders
Yeah, good question, I had to check it myself and...

Yeah, good question, I had to check it myself and I used to work for a screw company. AN is the set of standard sizes you find on little brass threaded flare fittings like we use in our fuel systems...
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-20-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,107
Posted By Dave Neptune
Captain, first check the manifold as it is easy...

Captain, first check the manifold as it is easy to isolate in place. Manifolds do go bad in time:(. If the manifold checks OK which I doubt it will then it will be time to check the block.

Enough...
Forum: Good Guys 04-06-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By ndutton
Wow Al, that is the complete antithesis of my...

Wow Al, that is the complete antithesis of my experience offering help and I'm sorry it happened to you. I've never expected or asked for any remuneration but forum members that I've tried to help...
Forum: General Interest 03-28-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By tenders
Gentlemen, we appear to have smothered him with...

Gentlemen, we appear to have smothered him with the fluffy pillow of well-intentioned advice.
Forum: Aftermarket Kits and Accessories 03-01-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By ndutton
By volume/time measurement the MMI flow sensor...

By volume/time measurement the MMI flow sensor imparts a 7% restriction when in an impeller pump system. As far as I know there have been no tests done for the Johnson CM30P-7 electric pump that is...
Forum: General Interest 12-03-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By Peter
Hi Marty I ordered a case of 6 from Costco...

Hi Marty

I ordered a case of 6 from Costco in Canada. They do not carry it in the store but you order online and delivery is free.

About $60 I recall.

Peter
Forum: Fuel System 11-16-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By joe_db
I have got totally away from Racor. They are much...

I have got totally away from Racor. They are much more expensive than the $10-$20 spin-on filters, seem to rust just as fast as the cheap ones, and are next to impossible to drain without getting gas...
Forum: General Interest 10-23-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,731
Posted By marthur
Try the newly edited link.

Try the newly edited link.
Forum: Electrical 09-25-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By sastanley
The new breed of Lithium Ion jump starters are...

The new breed of Lithium Ion jump starters are supposed to be pretty cool. They are capable of short bursts of high amperage but are light and compact.

For about half the price, you could buy a...
Forum: Fuel System 08-05-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,358
Posted By edwardc
Following in Hanley's experience, I installed an...

Following in Hanley's experience, I installed an oxygen sensor and a fuel:air ratio gauge, and use it to set the main jet mixture screw for a perfect 14.7:1 ratio at cruise RPM.
Forum: Fuel System 08-03-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,358
Posted By Marian Claire
I adjust in and out to get the best "sound". What...

I adjust in and out to get the best "sound". What I am looking for is max performance at a set RPM. I determined my "cruising RPM" by taking into account my speed over ground, load on the engine...
Forum: Fuel System 07-11-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,435
Posted By ndutton
The mechanic's comments made perfect sense to me....

The mechanic's comments made perfect sense to me. He said the engine will starve and shut down before all the fuel is run out of the carburetor leaving the rest to evaporate to residue that much...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-18-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By ndutton
Troubleshooting is a process, not guessing

I've owned Kalina for 12 years now with no significant engine repairs and no indication any significant repairs were ever made by the PO. The engine has always started within a second or less of...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 06-17-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,869
Posted By TomG
The flax packing lives in the nut of the stuffing...

The flax packing lives in the nut of the stuffing box. The prop shaft exits the flange and the flax presses against the flange when the nut is tightened. Just a few wraps around the shaft where it...
Forum: Electrical 06-17-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,658
Posted By HOTFLASH
Wiring Diagram Software

Gubernaculum,

What did you use to draw your wiring diagram? I do not know how easy it was to use, but the outcome is clear and easy to read.

Mary
HotFlash
Tartan 27 Yawl
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