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Forum: Troubleshooting Today, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By jcwright
Hello SailingLife. Here is a link to an old...

Hello SailingLife.

Here is a link to an old thread on rotating the engine by hand:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11213

Others who know what the access is like on...
Forum: Electrical 03-15-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,200
Posted By jcwright
Hello Bill. This paragraph from the MMI...

Hello Bill.

This paragraph from the MMI instructions for the wiring kit mentions the R terminal I think you are referring to:

"On late model engines with Delco starters, there is an "R"...
Forum: Overhaul 01-27-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By jcwright
I see this note from Don (from an earlier thread)...

I see this note from Don (from an earlier thread) in my rebuild notes; I think it is relevant to your question:

"The short answer to your question is that the alignment of the timing marks during...
Forum: Tools wanted or offered to rent 01-27-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By jcwright
FWIW, I also damaged my tool when trying to...

FWIW, I also damaged my tool when trying to compress the springs. I see in my notes this comment from Don on a possible cause of this problem:

"Over the years, varnish in the oil will...
Forum: Overhaul 01-27-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By jcwright
Hello dplidr. Here is a comment from Don...

Hello dplidr.

Here is a comment from Don Moyer from a related earlier thread:

"There is a small "0" on the front face of one of the teeth of the small crankshaft gear and a small "0" between...
Forum: Overhaul 01-16-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By jcwright
Hello Splashdog. I'm not sure it will help...

Hello Splashdog.

I'm not sure it will help with your situation, but below is a link to drawings that show the locations of the mounting holes for a late model A4. I've highlighted the hole...
Forum: Troubleshooting 12-26-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By jcwright
Hello Al and Dave. I believe your original...

Hello Al and Dave.

I believe your original post noted that starter fluid had no effect. I'm curious what you and others think about the view that this suggests problems with ignition. Did you do...
Forum: Overhaul 11-20-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By jcwright
That is the forward drain port.

That is the forward drain port.
Forum: Safety 11-05-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By jcwright
Here's a description and link to a plug like the...

Here's a description and link to a plug like the one I used. I'm not sure if was a 1/8 plug. I used the smallest one I could get that would fill the hole. I have the old head in the basement (I...
Forum: Safety 11-05-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By jcwright
Your pinhole leak sounds similar to one I had....

Your pinhole leak sounds similar to one I had. IIRC, the leak occurred where wire was attached to the head during casting. I drilled and tapped the hole and filled it with a stainless socket plug. I...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-01-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By jcwright
Hello Tbird. You mention that the fuel pump...

Hello Tbird.

You mention that the fuel pump was tested, but not how. Perhaps you've already checked for fuel pressure downstream of the fuel pump. If not, a fuel pressure gauge is worth...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-28-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,043
Posted By jcwright
Which reminds me--my dad engraved all of his...

Which reminds me--my dad engraved all of his tools with an engraving tool that I gave him for Christmas, I would guess when I was about 10 or so. :)
Forum: General Maintenance 10-28-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,043
Posted By jcwright
Tim, I forgot to answer your question about...

Tim,

I forgot to answer your question about the numbers stamped on the piston:

One of the numbers is "2.56055". My average cylinder bore measurement was 2.563. The standard cylinder bore in...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-28-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,043
Posted By jcwright
Tim, Here are my notes on my overhaul: ...

Tim,

Here are my notes on my overhaul:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B869NyQaShwZSFFvRGtUQ0JUWTQ/view?usp=sharing

My notes merely describe what I did, not how it should be done. Some...
Forum: Overhaul 10-19-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,278
Posted By jcwright
Check out the tool Moyer made for this...

Check out the tool Moyer made for this (description from catalog is below). Also note the warning about pounding the spindle out.

J.

Idler gear spindle puller
This tool is used to pull the...
Forum: Overhaul 10-19-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,278
Posted By jcwright
I was flying blind when I removed the oil screen...

I was flying blind when I removed the oil screen assembly. I didn't have the Moyer manual or the parts catalog at that point. Mainly I was determined to reduce the weight of the engine so I could...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-05-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By jcwright
Hello Ryan. Here is an old thread you may...

Hello Ryan.

Here is an old thread you may find helpful. As you'll see, other people describe similar prop shaft spin in neutral:

https://moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5416
...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-26-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By jcwright
Here is the photo I failed to attach to the...

Here is the photo I failed to attach to the previous message.

j.
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-26-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By jcwright
To make it easier to get the engine out of the...

To make it easier to get the engine out of the boat, I mounted it on an engine stand in the boat and then removed everything from the block. I don't recall the exact order of disassembly, but I do...
Forum: Overhaul 05-12-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 27,234
Posted By jcwright
It's hard for me to judge RPM from sound alone,...

It's hard for me to judge RPM from sound alone, but if I had to guess I would say your idle RPM are low. Below is a link to my A4 right after its rebuild. It was idling at about 750 according to my...
Forum: Overhaul 05-02-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 27,234
Posted By jcwright
Hello Surcouf. My first attempt was 'head...

Hello Surcouf.

My first attempt was 'head up'. I followed the procedure described in the MM manual, but not closely enough, as I damaged the gasket. My second attempt was 'head down', which I...
Forum: Overhaul 04-05-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,186
Posted By jcwright
Hello Surcouf. I see you are in Rhode...

Hello Surcouf.

I see you are in Rhode Island. The last time I went by Wickford Marine Consignment, there were two A4s in their outside storage area.

Jack
Forum: Tartan 03-25-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,871
Posted By jcwright
Hello Art. I've attached an updated PDF file...

Hello Art.

I've attached an updated PDF file that includes the image you mention in your last post. On page 2, you will see the original drawing of the spreader (top view). Just below that I've...
Forum: Tartan 02-15-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,871
Posted By jcwright
Art, I've attached an updated drawing of the...

Art,

I've attached an updated drawing of the T34C spreader, this time including the cross-sections that were missing from the earlier file.

Jack.
Forum: Tartan 02-09-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,871
Posted By jcwright
I've attached the best copy I have of Sparkman &...

I've attached the best copy I have of Sparkman & Stephens' sail plan for the T34C. It shows the designed length of the spreader (3') and the height of the spreader base at the mast. Let me know if...
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