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Forum: Troubleshooting 09-20-2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By Easy Rider
It seems to me that you're pump could be just...

It seems to me that you're pump could be just sucking air. You might just need to prime your strainer by making sure it's full and making sure the seal is tight. I've had your situation in the past...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-19-2022, 12:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By Easy Rider
I recalled and meant to add that yesterday...

I recalled and meant to add that yesterday removing the basket filter top was significantly more difficult than normal. It (filter) was completely empty of water and felt as if under strong vacuum...
Forum: General Maintenance 04-28-2022, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Easy Rider
Canadian Tire in Sarnia says they have it. ...

Canadian Tire in Sarnia says they have it. https://www.canadiantire.ca/en/search-results.html?q=rotella+t+4
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-20-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,710
Posted By Easy Rider
Red face If it's over heating the first and simplest thing...

If it's over heating the first and simplest thing I would do is remove the fitting at the aft end of the manifold where the water line to the exhaust is connected and confirm that it's not plugged up...
Forum: Cooling System 11-10-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,186
Posted By Easy Rider
Lots of info regarding this topic on the forum. ...

Lots of info regarding this topic on the forum. I'm sure others will chime in and help figure out what's causing it. What about the possibility of over cranking with the sea cock open? Any...
Forum: Cooling System 11-09-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,186
Posted By Easy Rider
Are you raw water cooled?

Are you raw water cooled?
Forum: Cooling System 10-18-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,028
Posted By Easy Rider
Have we had an answer yet to follow the hose?

Have we had an answer yet to follow the hose?
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-27-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,037
Posted By Easy Rider
Well, I'm no "expert" but what jumps out at me is...

Well, I'm no "expert" but what jumps out at me is the height of the muffler and the injection point. IMHP I would suggest moving the muffler down as low as you can get it and make sure the injection...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-24-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,709
Posted By Easy Rider
I totally agree with Tenders. Do the basic stuff...

I totally agree with Tenders. Do the basic stuff first. Make sure the prop and hull are clean - including the very bottom of the keel. Even a few barnacles on a prop will cause what you are...
Forum: Good Guys 05-22-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,881
Posted By Easy Rider
And what about the packing nut on the shaft...

And what about the packing nut on the shaft mentioned earlier by Dave? Did you check that for being too tight? That's an easy check and would at least narrow the problem down to shaft or engine.
Forum: General Maintenance 03-17-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,875
Posted By Easy Rider
Two small monkey wrenches always worked for me...

Two small monkey wrenches always worked for me and I had a tight spot to work on. Just be careful on the thinner nut. Those sink wrenches were never meant for the kind of pressure you might need to...
Forum: General Interest 03-11-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,695
Posted By Easy Rider
If you still have your old coil and if it was...

If you still have your old coil and if it was working before you swapped it out then try reinstalling the old coil and see if you get spark. It would it least narrow down the problem.
Forum: Troubleshooting 02-25-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,443
Posted By Easy Rider
I might be away off base here but I wouldn’t be...

I might be away off base here but I wouldn’t be to quick to be determining the clacking was coming from the only two year old alternator. I’m thinking the clacking sound may have been coming from...
Forum: Fuel System 11-29-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,494
Posted By Easy Rider
First thing I would suspect is the problem is the...

First thing I would suspect is the problem is the "O" ring under the lid. You need to carefully remove the cover and have a look. Be sure to turn off the fuel upstream from the filter usually...
Forum: General Interest 10-31-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,878
Posted By Easy Rider
For those who don't want to do the boom method...

For those who don't want to do the boom method for engine removal here is another way to consider. With my Ranger 29 I could do this from beginning to end in an hour. I would first lighten the A4...
Forum: General Interest 10-21-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,840
Posted By Easy Rider
ps: She still looks great in a bikini. My Speedo...

ps: She still looks great in a bikini. My Speedo is in the back of my underwear drawer, permanently stowed.

Good thing! (Your Speedo I mean)
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-30-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,793
Posted By Easy Rider
(Is there any danger in running the engine this...

(Is there any danger in running the engine this way this summer and replacing the head in the fall.? Or am I destroying more as I run it.)

You would be taking a big gamble running with a cracked...
Forum: Pearson 05-27-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,626
Posted By Easy Rider
Ya might have spun the prop right off when you...

Ya might have spun the prop right off when you had it cranked up in reverse. You wouldn't be the first one this has happened too. Me thinks a swim might be in order.
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-27-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,153
Posted By Easy Rider
If you've being cranking it over for a couple of...

If you've being cranking it over for a couple of weeks and you're getting water out the exhaust I'd be checking the oil to see if you've being accidently getting some back flow of water into the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-17-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,425
Posted By Easy Rider
Good advice from Marty and Ed. I had the same...

Good advice from Marty and Ed. I had the same problem a few years ago and in the same place on the head. I took it to a shop who claimed they could fix everything except the break of day. Well, it...
Forum: General Interest 09-22-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,702
Posted By Easy Rider
And simplicity

And simplicity
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 08-06-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,187
Posted By Easy Rider
was it rough enough that the prop may have come...

was it rough enough that the prop may have come closer to the surface or perhaps the underwater flow changed the dynamics. Just a thought. When you slowed down and the prop "bit" was the boat...
Forum: Electrical 06-27-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,063
Posted By Easy Rider
Is it possible that the batteries are fully...

Is it possible that the batteries are fully charged already?

Chuck
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-20-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,147
Posted By Easy Rider
"A lot of blow by with unspent fuel and...

"A lot of blow by with unspent fuel and exhaust/soot"

I also think he might be referring to the manifold /exhaust gasket.
Forum: Cooling System 06-18-2017, 01:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,248
Posted By Easy Rider
Try removing the fitting at the aft end of the...

Try removing the fitting at the aft end of the manifold where the water exits the manifold and see if it's clogged. Some crud might have dislodged when the engine overheated because of lack of flow....
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