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Forum: Fuel System 12-21-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,831
Posted By Anchor1800
Resolution, and some humble pie

Last update -
Posting this so others can learn from my mistakes and ensure they absolutely check everything.

The long story short is I did not completely remove the old gasket from where it was...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-11-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By ejay
Awesome! I pulled the old plugs, which were...

Awesome! I pulled the old plugs, which were rusted and put new plugs in the it started right up!!

Thank you!!
Forum: Introductions 10-12-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By JustinAlenScott
New Pearson Owner and New Member

Greetings All!

I come to you as a a new boat owner, a novice mechanic (with a can do attitude!), and a beginning sailor. With the passing of a close friend, I have inherited the sailboat that I...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-06-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By ndutton
The shaft coupler is thru-drilled, no threads. ...

The shaft coupler is thru-drilled, no threads. The engine output coupler (where it attaches) has the threads. If the two mating couplers are "rust-welded" together, I fashioned a splitter out of a...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 10-06-2022, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By bobtookmm
third attempt a charm

I think the linkage was blocking my attempt to adjust ...
tight as a drum now yey

The forum really shown in their support, big reason for keeping the engine
Bob
Forum: Fuel System 10-04-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By W2ET
This thread is arguably the most consequential of...

This thread is arguably the most consequential of the eight thousand or so which have been posted over the eighteen years the forum has been up and running.

Bill
Forum: Fuel System 10-03-2022, 03:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By Theo Lewis
Breadcrumbs

Leaving an outcome here for those who come later as I found many threads exactly like this one but no happy endings. After taking stock of my situation and the poor condition of the many parts that...
Forum: Introductions 10-02-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By Mo
Just over a week ago Fiona wiped up our club. 11...

Just over a week ago Fiona wiped up our club. 11 sunk, 3 on beach, about 30 more damaged. Odyssey did fine, bent ladder and small paint chip. We are still cleaning up. Will need new marina for next...
Forum: Cooling System 09-28-2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Don Moyer
MMI 502 pumps

The reason the shaft looks so different from the ones in our catalog is because the ball bearings are completely destroyed (probably from water leaking past the water seal for many years) and the...
Forum: General Interest 09-14-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By ndutton
For anyone interested, contact me via PM or email...

For anyone interested, contact me via PM or email through the forum software and I'll reply with the circuit board CAD files attached. They'll be in AutoCAD Drawing EXchange Format (dxf).

Anfield...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-14-2022, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By TimBSmith
Update...

I went back to all hoses to fuel filter, pump, pressure gauge, and carb.

I have not been able to hear the distinct marble rattle or pressure drop since. The fuel pressure needle has been much...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-28-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By JimHo
Problem solved -the choke cable lever arm is...

Problem solved -the choke cable lever arm is slipping on the shaft, and is not opening properly.

Thanks for all the help
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-23-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By TimBSmith
Update: Great family afternoon out sailng in a light breeze. Temp nominal.

-Temperatures under constant load 3.5 to 4.5 knots for 1 hour motor out; stayed in nominal range. Today that meant rarely above 150 F.

Motor seems to be running cooler than before the kelp...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-22-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By TimBSmith
Update from 7/22 trouble shooting. Success!

Half a day at the boat in 98 F heat. Most of the time in the port quarterberth and the starboard "sail locker". Lost a few pounds of water weight for sure.

Raw Water Feed Through Hull...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-13-2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,937
Posted By ndutton
We've had a couple of convenient spark tester...

We've had a couple of convenient spark tester schemes. The one Sam refers to is from Lisle, available on Amazon, eBay, Walmart and others:
16284


Then there was the spare spark plug mount in...
Forum: Ignition System 07-12-2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By Bryan Janeway
Hello again, Still having some issues. It...

Hello again,

Still having some issues. It seems to be clearly plug related. As suggested I swapped the “bad” plug into other cylinders and the problem followed the plug. I left the old Champion...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-08-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,782
Posted By mattlamb
I had same issue..

Great idle dies on high rpm , cleaned carb, new points, plugs, distributor cap, rotor. Same

Found it!

Under the distributor cap is the points, they sit on a metal plate, undoe screws and remove...
Forum: Exhaust System 06-22-2022, 10:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By TimBSmith
Some links from my riser replacement. Pearson 30 74

Here is a photo off a Pearson I salvaged. I think it depicts the original Pearson water injection fitting for a RWC engine.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/owJyXrBYReod6AN56

Here is an album I created...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-21-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By TimBSmith
Update: resolved.

Skip to learnings if you are that guy....

1. Main passage plug on carb- Bone Dry
2. Main passage fuel flow with jumped Facet pump- Nothing
3. Main feed from fuel filter to Facet Inlet with...
Forum: Fuel System 06-03-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By Golfdad75
Unexpected Shutdown

Today I took the boat out and after 5 minutes the engine started losing power. I got back into the slip and the engine died. It would not restart. I looked at the Moyer Checklist I felt it was fuel...
Forum: Cooling System 05-31-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,394
Posted By capnward
+1 on it being the seals in the pump. This...

+1 on it being the seals in the pump. This happened to me. Once water got past the first seal into the bearing, the shaft wore in the seized bearing and created a wobble in the shaft that destroyed...
Forum: Overhaul 05-31-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,044
Posted By TheDude7B7
Hey Neil- Reattached the shaft and decided...

Hey Neil-

Reattached the shaft and decided to see if the problem would happen again before loosening the stuffing box. To my surprise the engine ran fine with zero protest. The stuffing box was...
Forum: Fuel System 05-29-2022, 12:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By yeahjohn
So… if you put the gasket on backwards the motor...

So… if you put the gasket on backwards the motor will not run. And gas will go everywhere.

I flipped the gasket so it matched up with the carb outline (imagine that) and it worked perfect! Engine...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-26-2022, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By sastanley
I will 2nd the 'don't rush to rebuild if you...

I will 2nd the 'don't rush to rebuild if you don't have to, but do it when you have the time & energy.'
When I got my boat, my PO said, "engine is in pretty rough shape, but will get you in and out...
Forum: Cooling System 05-25-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By ndutton
Of course the proper gasket is preferred but a...

Of course the proper gasket is preferred but a temporary gasket made from a dollar bill works. The thickness is about right and the paper is waterproof. You can get 2 gaskets from one bill making...
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