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  1. Yodar Critch
    10-02-2017 11:35 AM
    Yodar Critch
    Hello.....I am concerned about the possibility of CARBURETOR ICING on my A-4, late model engine. There are times that the engine does a slow shutdown, common with fuel starvation. The engine when warm will then start up immediately after shutting down and runs normally (as a side note, the higher the rpm (over 1500-1800 the more the possibility of shutdown. This has happened when the humidity is around 80+% and the temperature is 85+- degrees. I am familiar with carb icing in aircraft engines ranging from 200HP to 3,500HP, and the solution here is to apply Carb Heat and put the carb mixture to full rich; these options are not available on the A-4. The fuel system from tank to input manifold has been cleaned and adjusted by Marina Personnel

    So gang, any ideas/comments?
  2. Yodar Critch
    07-08-2011 10:13 PM
    Yodar Critch
    Greetings.....I am about to install a Delco starter solenoid on a late model A4. The solenoid matched the old one exactly, but I am concerned about the large return wire spring, and the wiring. Any warnings before I try this? I do have a little mech. ability. Thanx Jim Huhta S/V "Sea-130" 1979 Catalina 27 TR, Sturgeon Bay, WI

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  • About Yodar Critch
    Boat Name
    S/V "SEA-130"
    Home Port
    Sturgeon Bay, WI
    Location
    Sturgeon Bay, WI
    Biography
    Age 79, Retired USAF Pilot (28 Yrs), been sailing 49 years, own 1974 Honda. USA Patriot.
    Occupation
    Retired
    Interests
    Sailing, Napping, Cycling, Sailing

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  • Last Activity: 10-11-2017 12:37 PM
  • Join Date: 07-05-2011

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