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Forum: Electrical 04-28-2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,789
Posted By joe_db
*There is no such thing* as "drop in" lithium...

*There is no such thing* as "drop in" lithium batteries no matter what the ad says. The lithium batteries do work in 12 volt systems, so in a sense you could just install them and see what happens....
Forum: Exhaust System 04-20-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By Dave Neptune
Looks great. One "MINOR" suggestion. As the old...

Looks great. One "MINOR" suggestion. As the old pipe was a bit longer on the down side I will assume you have the room to add a couple of inches to the space between the top "el" and the MMI fitting....
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-15-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Dave Neptune
Welcome. First get rid of the squeeze bulb,...

Welcome. First get rid of the squeeze bulb, they're illegal. Sounds like the fuel pump is dead or you would not need to pump the bulb again.

Electric or manual pump?

A fuel pressure gage will...
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-07-2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,330
Posted By JackConnick
Happy to report back that I was indeed 180° off....

Happy to report back that I was indeed 180° off. SBMolly's ideas of having my "remote starter" (my wife) turn over the engine, then rotate twice afterwards did the trick. I agree, no way to feel the...
Forum: Overhaul 03-06-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By Dave Neptune
Junior, yes the valves do get lapped on the seat...

Junior, yes the valves do get lapped on the seat for a good seal. However the seats if bad get re-cut with a "seat cutter" first and the valve get "ground round" by a valve grinding machine. After...
Forum: General Interest 02-27-2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By indigo
Atomic 4 with 3 Cylinders?

I have been coaching a new A4 owner as he has been navigating his way down the ICW. It all started with him not being able to make more than about 3 knots and he contacted me to see if there was...
Forum: Electrical 02-09-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By ndutton
As soon as I read the opening post I sent Ando an...

As soon as I read the opening post I sent Ando an email attachment privately (included here) describing what this was about.

https://www.lockhaven.edu/~dsimanek/museum/test-pm.htm
Specific to...
Forum: General Interest 01-17-2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,500
Posted By msmith10
No experience with gasoline vapor detectors, but...

No experience with gasoline vapor detectors, but in my experience, my nose is more sensitive than the electronic detectors I've seen. I can smell natural gas long before detectors in my home start...
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-12-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,348
Posted By Dave Neptune
Scratchee, you use the feeler gage just like when...

Scratchee, you use the feeler gage just like when adjusting the valves between the tappet and the top (bottom on a flathead) of the valve stem. The clearance should be around .012 when the valve...
Forum: General Interest 11-24-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By B Moyer
Happy Thanksgiving

As we take our seats around the Thanksgiving table this year, it's important to give thanks. For us, that's saying how grateful and thankful we are to have you as loyal Forum Members who give of...
Forum: General Interest 09-24-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,327
Posted By Orion C&C 33
Are the Atomic 4 reliable...?? When I purchased...

Are the Atomic 4 reliable...?? When I purchased my C&C 33 it came with the Atomic 4.

Bringing home my sailboat to its new home we need to travel 79 nautical miles,
even through all the safety...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-23-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By Al Schober
Unless you like wasting time and money replacing...

Unless you like wasting time and money replacing the wrong part, I would recommend doing some diagnostics. A pressure gauge in the line to the carb (or at the carb inlet) will verify that you have...
Forum: Cooling System 09-15-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,069
Posted By 2dogsnight
took my boat for a spin today. Temp went up to...

took my boat for a spin today. Temp went up to 110 degrees by the end of 1/2 hour trip. Didn't do any nut adjustments, I will do it in a day or two. Consider it good !
Thank you...
Forum: General Interest 09-14-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By lat 64
I'm here! Shawn texted me. We're alive and...

I'm here!

Shawn texted me.
We're alive and well. Boat still on the hard:rolleyes:.
Spent most of this past year doing remodel on a second house that we got for cheap.
Doing some boat stuff...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-01-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By JOHN COOKSON
Molly The carburetor has two circuits - an idle...

Molly
The carburetor has two circuits - an idle circuit* and a high speed circuit*. The amount of gas that flows in the circuits is controlled by "jets" basically pieces of metal (brass) with...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-22-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,120
Posted By Surcouf
honestly, unless you want to sell the boat in a...

honestly, unless you want to sell the boat in a few weeks... you cannot make a better investment. Will save you a fortune in ignorant mechanics, make your engine reliable and trustworthy.
...
Forum: Ignition System 07-13-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,087
Posted By Borrowed Time
Coils & Pertronix EI

My upgrade to electronic ignition gave me all sorts of trouble with engine shutdowns by trying to keep cost down with a cheap auto parts store coil. All those problems ended when I bought Don's coil...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-08-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By indigo
You certainly need to check your engine to prop...

You certainly need to check your engine to prop shaft alignment as a first step. Assuming that a blade(s) of the prop were not damaged during the splashing process, one other thought comes to mind...
Forum: Ignition System 06-27-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,087
Posted By ronstory
Welcome to the forum. :) The resistor...

Welcome to the forum. :)

The resistor normally looks like a long lego made out of ceramic and having wires or terminal on it. it usually measure out 1.5-2.0 ohms-ish. To see if you had one,...
Forum: Announcements 06-21-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By B Moyer
NEW Newsletter from MMI - An Exhausting Provlem

Don has written a new Newsletter on the Exhaust System. I think you will find it extremely helpful.

Click Here (https://moyermarine.com/ttjune_2021/)
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 06-15-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,088
Posted By joematrix1013
SALE PENDING PICK-UP

This engine is sold pending successful pick-up at the marina.
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-15-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,875
Posted By tooltime
Smile Update

I wanted to provide an update to this thread. Replaced broken exhaust elbow, new head gaskets, new exhaust manifold gasket, new carburetor gasket, new ignition system (points, condenser, distributor,...
Forum: Fuel System 05-28-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,116
Posted By Dave Neptune
I doubt the ethanol content is different. A water...

I doubt the ethanol content is different. A water separator is quite necessary today due to the ethanol absorbing moisture and contaminating the fuel. Well the condensation in the tank from the warm...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-25-2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By JOHN COOKSON
R\E STUMBLE ON THROTTLE UP

The stumble happens when the carburetor transitions from the idle circuit to the main jet circuit.
I found this from edwardc in a previous post: " I found I had stumble when my idle jet was set to...
Forum: Good Guys 05-05-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,784
Posted By JOHN COOKSON
From the post I suspected Chris had a cooling...

From the post I suspected Chris had a cooling system problem and needed to move the boat pronto. Not quite the case.
I called Chris. The cooling system is apparently working correctly - water is...
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