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Forum: Cooling System 06-18-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Mo
You will be good with bottom paint on it....will...

You will be good with bottom paint on it....will work fine if it (transducer) works.
Forum: Fuel System 06-13-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,094
Posted By Mo
Yeah, we got away from it until the Commies took...

Yeah, we got away from it until the Commies took over here in Canada....now everything is laced with ethanol. For a while we had high test non ethanol. The whole thing is a boondoggle....should be...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-09-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By Mo
Double check your plugs. Yesterday my wife and I...

Double check your plugs. Yesterday my wife and I did 35.3 nautical mile day sail in 18 knts...friggin awesome sail until I fired up the engine. Engine ran rough the 100 feet to the dock. No 4 had...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-05-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Mo
She might be OK.

Took her for another sail today. 25 nautical miles on the ocean. We left in very light air and motored out for about 45 minutes, with main up, until the wind built a bit. No issues at all at this...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-04-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Mo
Hi Tenders: My mounts are bolted to the...

Hi
Tenders:
My mounts are bolted to the rails...there is a piece of tapped angle iron bolted to each rail. The mounts are bolted through the angle iron into the wood.

Joe: I don't think it's...
Forum: Announcements 06-03-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 38,563
Posted By Mo
No problem. I have a Raymarine A78 chart plotter...

No problem. I have a Raymarine A78 chart plotter running Navionics, and EMTRAK sodtma class B AIS. No problem with AIS, the targets flash red and alarm if they get on a collision course. There are...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-03-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Mo
Shaft Vibration saga.

Had a pretty pronounced vibration through my drive train on Odyssey the past few weeks. So much so that I didn't use the boat much. I tore the rotator cuff of my rt shoulder and can't reach and...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-11-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By Mo
Well, sounds like you are into a major...well a...

Well, sounds like you are into a major...well a minor major. I live in NS and every few years someone does exactly as you have. So, I'll cut right through the chase.

1. Ensure you have fire....
Forum: Wanted to Buy - Other items 05-07-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By Mo
If purchasing two isn't going to take food off...

If purchasing two isn't going to take food off the table by all means do that. You could replace just one, no problem. Most breaks are from hitting them while transporting or raising the mast. I...
Forum: Overhaul 05-06-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Mo
As John said, you should talk to Ken. Your...

As John said, you should talk to Ken. Your reversing gear should be salvageable, the water pump would be fine, the starter can be replaced. Many parts on the engine would still likely be fine.
...
Forum: Good Guys 05-05-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By Mo
Hi Chris. What is the bottom of the boat like. ...

Hi Chris.
What is the bottom of the boat like. Has it been cleaned lately? If the boat is full of barnacles the engine is working harder to keep it moving and she won't come to hull speed. Just a...
Forum: Overhaul 05-05-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Mo
Humm...that piston looks like it got cleaned...as...

Humm...that piston looks like it got cleaned...as if water hit it. I wouldn't be able to say if it was before or after it broke? I might be wrong as well, but that piston is cleaner than the other....
Forum: Wanted to Buy - Other items 05-05-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By Mo
Here's a link to check out. If yours are the...

Here's a link to check out. If yours are the same as the ones in the pic you have a few choices.

You can:
1. have them welded
2. make up a set of brackets spreaders and rivet them in place. A...
Forum: Wanted to Buy - Other items 05-05-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By Mo
If you have the pieces it can be welded. We had...

If you have the pieces it can be welded. We had a guy at the club break a spreader bracket on a Tanzer 31. They dropped he mast and it broke just out from where it joins he mast. His insurance...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-05-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By Mo
I don't see the lock ring on the reverse...

I don't see the lock ring on the reverse adjustment nut...without it adjustment may move. Thoughts guys?
Forum: Cooling System 05-05-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Mo
I concur with both reply posts. Have a good look...

I concur with both reply posts. Have a good look at your impeller and ensure it is all there. The ends may be worn down from the rotation without water. In such a case just replace it. However, if...
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-29-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By Mo
OK water on a spark plug is going to form a drop,...

OK water on a spark plug is going to form a drop, gas won't. It may also look really clean. If you can shine a light at the top of the piston see if it looks shiny, valves might look cleaner than...
Forum: Fuel System 04-27-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,328
Posted By Mo
Yeah, sounds like pump failure. I replaced the...

Yeah, sounds like pump failure. I replaced the mechanical pumps on a few with an electric pump. Some were 4 to 7 psi, all that was available on short notice and they did fine as well. Change the...
Forum: General Interest 04-26-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,031
Posted By Mo
Awesome. Good run for her.

Awesome. Good run for her.
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 04-21-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By Mo
Wink ĶI just picked up three engines. All were...

ĶI just picked up three engines. All were runners coming out of the boats they were in but a part here and there missing. One is a rebuild from Nova Automotive that went in a boat but the owner...
Forum: Fuel System 04-20-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,328
Posted By Mo
Sort of a lot going on there. I'll chime in...

Sort of a lot going on there.

I'll chime in my 2 cents. Generally if the manual pump develops a small hole in the diaphragm you will have longer turn over starting periods...getting harder and...
Forum: General Interest 04-14-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,031
Posted By Mo
I concur....and the boat is off the dock on time.

I concur....and the boat is off the dock on time.
Forum: General Interest 04-10-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,031
Posted By Mo
Absolutely. it's good practice to have a spare...

Absolutely. it's good practice to have a spare coil on the boat. A brand new one, not one that was used and thrown in a box of spares.
Forum: General Interest 04-09-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,031
Posted By Mo
I wouldn't have an issue at all doing that. Keep...

I wouldn't have an issue at all doing that. Keep an eye on your temp, carry some gasket maker permatex, spare impeller if you have one...if temp rises and she starts to steam check the strainer, if...
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-09-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,375
Posted By Mo
I agree, you are there now so removing them all,...

I agree, you are there now so removing them all, cleaning everything up and re-seating / lapping them would be a great move. Inspect valves for signs of cracks as well, if in doubt use a magnifying...
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