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Forum: Announcements 04-02-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By dvd
No More A-4

I would also like to thank this forum and all who have been so helpful over the years. I've sold my beloved 74 Cal 3-30 to my dock neighbor Roger (who always wanted it) and have purchased a new to...
Forum: Fuel System 08-27-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,493
Posted By dvd
New Carb

My carb was doing the same thing. I just bought a new carb from Moyer and it’s fixed. One less thing to fiddle with. DVD
Forum: Polls 04-28-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,691
Posted By dvd
What nice neat job. Yes the vacuum gauge i feel...

What nice neat job. Yes the vacuum gauge i feel is essential.
Forum: Cooling System 04-15-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By dvd
I spoke with Ken today at Moyer Marine. He...

I spoke with Ken today at Moyer Marine. He indicated that my impeller failure is extremely uncommon. He is sending me a new impeller replacement.
Forum: Cooling System 04-13-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By dvd
Yes it was a Moyer pump. I tried to call Ken but...

Yes it was a Moyer pump. I tried to call Ken but it was to late. I’ll call him tomorrow with this information.
Forum: Cooling System 04-13-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By dvd
Water pump problem solved

I was racking my brain on this issue. Couldn’t figure it out. No water coming out of the new water pump. I replaced all the hoses and fittings on fresh water strainer. Had found some gunk so decided...
Forum: Cooling System 04-12-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By dvd
Yes. Installed the pump last week fired up the...

Yes. Installed the pump last week fired up the engine for a few minutes and it was working fine. Couple days later started the engine no water coming out the back. Undid the engine side of the pump...
Forum: Cooling System 04-11-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By dvd
Water pump not pumping

My new water pump is not pumping water. Question. If I remove the hose from the water pump that goes into the engine and start the engine shouldn’t water be coming out of that if the pump is getting...
Forum: General Interest 04-10-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,548
Posted By dvd
I installed it the same as the replaced...

I installed it the same as the replaced oberdorffer. Also the other day after the new install it was batching fine. I must have some sort of blockage of the water supply. There was some floating...
Forum: General Interest 04-10-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,548
Posted By dvd
No cooling water coming out RWC

I installed my new Moyer water pump the other day and after the install I started the engine up and she was working fine water coming out the exhaust. I normally don’t close off the thru hull but...
Forum: Safety 04-09-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,296
Posted By dvd
Atomic bomb

Yes I get this quite a bit. People ask me about the danger and if atomic 4s blow up. I usually respond stating “yes I heard a few of them exploding just the other day.”
Forum: General Interest 04-08-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,548
Posted By dvd
New water pump installed

Just installed the new water pump and the old girl is humming along. No problems. The new pump went right on and works great. A friend of mine (a diesel guy) thinks A-4 people are all members of the...
Forum: General Interest 04-08-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,548
Posted By dvd
Thumbs Up for Moyer Marine

My old water pump started leaking and I called Ken at Moyer to order a new Moyer marine water pump. He asked me all the right questions and I ordered a new water pump. It arrived yesterday and I...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 11-27-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 784
Posted By dvd
Grinding sound in gear at low rpm

I've had a problem with a grinding sound when i'm in forward gear at low rpm (idle speed) Once I power up some it goes away. Its not really a problem because its been doing it for years and its...
Forum: General Interest 10-31-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,481
Posted By dvd
Speaking of removing your atomic 4 from your...

Speaking of removing your atomic 4 from your boat, has anyone with furniture or steps in the way of easy engine removal ever heard of cutting out the cockpit floor and making the cockpit floor...
Forum: Polls 07-28-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,390
Posted By dvd
I generally don't leave my boat plugged into the...

I generally don't leave my boat plugged into the dock unless its cold and I want to run the heater or I need to watch movies or tv on the boat. My harbor is very hot and I change zincs every year. ...
Forum: Fuel System 10-14-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,415
Posted By dvd
naty Another thing you may need to consider...

naty

Another thing you may need to consider is yanking out that 40 year old science experiment of a tank and installing a new Moeller plastic tank. My original tank was made of sheet metal and...
Forum: Fuel System 08-29-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,150
Posted By dvd
I have a 16 10 Martec 2 blade folder. The vacuum...

I have a 16 10 Martec 2 blade folder. The vacuum gauge kit is all from Moyer. DVD
Forum: Cooling System 08-29-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,990
Posted By dvd
It makes sense except this seems to be a new...

It makes sense except this seems to be a new condition. I'm pretty sure it would tend to cool down when I idled down in the past. It doesn't heat up a lot but goes up to about 180. If I give some...
Forum: Fuel System 08-28-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,150
Posted By dvd
Vacuum Guage

I use a vacuum gauge and I can tell you it's helpful. I usually run about 12 on mine for cruising speed, however my engine can withstand 10. I have a 2 to 1 gear.
Forum: Cooling System 08-28-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,990
Posted By dvd
Heating up at idle

I had a situation where my water flow seemed restricted and I was using more bypass than usual. Thanks to the forum I was advised to remove the nipple at the back of the exhaust manifold and clean...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-10-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,811
Posted By dvd
Have you ever replaced the fuel tank or is it an...

Have you ever replaced the fuel tank or is it an original?
Forum: Cooling System 05-10-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,642
Posted By dvd
Could someone explain what the heck this is.

Could someone explain what the heck this is.
Forum: Cooling System 05-10-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,110
Posted By dvd
John It has a straight barb. The clog was...

John

It has a straight barb. The clog was from rusty bit and pieces actually in the manifold that I could not get to with the about 2 inch barb screwed in.

Thanks again guys.
Forum: Cooling System 05-09-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,110
Posted By dvd
Success

I removed the nipple on the top back part of the exhaust manifold. i stuck a small screwdriver into the hole and water started to pour out. It didn't look like it takes much to clog this up. Anyway...
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