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Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 11-18-2022, 12:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,758
Posted By sastanley
To each his own...I have the graphite packing in...

To each his own...I have the graphite packing in my traditional stuffing box, and it is almost dripless. I would personally be worried about rubber bellows and burpers and stuff in an area I can't...
Forum: Fuel System 11-03-2022, 12:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,831
Posted By sastanley
Neil thanks...those are the details I had just...

Neil thanks...those are the details I had just never worked out yet. I would also eliminate the hard copper line and use a soft A-1 fuel line to the secondary filter and then the inline pressure...
Forum: Introductions 10-31-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By sastanley
I am with Dave...Try running with NO t-stat and...

I am with Dave...Try running with NO t-stat and see if it still gets hot?? :confused:
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-25-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By sastanley
Mark, You can safely remove the fuel with a hand...

Mark, You can safely remove the fuel with a hand pump thru the fuel gauge access port, if you have some place to put it (i.e. empty jerry cans) - If replacement is too much work, at least get the old...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-21-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By sastanley
Hi mwh, we are gonna need a little more info. ...

Hi mwh,
we are gonna need a little more info.

There are some cases were a motor will run 45-60 minutes and shut down, but will fire back up again after cooling off...this is often (but not...
Forum: Drawings and Schematics 10-17-2022, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By sastanley
Yes, closing the ball valve is the same as...

Yes, closing the ball valve is the same as pinching the hose.
Forum: Drawings and Schematics 10-17-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By sastanley
If you are sucking in pink stuff with the engine...

If you are sucking in pink stuff with the engine cold, the t-stat will be closed and limit the amount of pink stuff getting past the t-stat and into the block. However, if you do not have any...
Forum: General Interest 08-24-2022, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By sastanley
The 'new' boat spins it props at 3,200 RPM at...

The 'new' boat spins it props at 3,200 RPM at cruise speed of 17kts with clean bottom and running gear. It can easily go over 4K so I hear, but then I am definitely throwing $20's out the back at the...
Forum: General Interest 08-23-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up Thanks everyone! I appreciate you sharing your...

Thanks everyone! I appreciate you sharing your personal stories. Some folks (like my father), just up and quit sailing one day and never looked back..it is just time for us to open our book to a new...
Forum: General Interest 08-23-2022, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up For Sale - C-30 #511 Twice Around

I am selling my boat. The short story is we went to the dark side, and bought a powerboat. Now I have two engines to maintain (well...three until someone buys the sailboat!)

Sailboat has the...
Forum: General Interest 08-18-2022, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By sastanley
ridavidk, One of the other things we preach on...

ridavidk, One of the other things we preach on the Moyer forum is try to do only only one big change at once. If you change 5 things we do not know which one was the actual fix. Review the thread and...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-16-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By sastanley
All good suggestions above..I'd also try...

All good suggestions above..I'd also try squirting something like Marvel Mystery Oil or something else with lubricating properties into the plug holes in the direction of the valve guides..they are...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-02-2022, 11:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By sastanley
Lightbulb Henry..welcome..let's hope when you open the...

Henry..welcome..let's hope when you open the water pump housing, all the bits and pieces of the impeller are still there. Worst case scenario is some broke off during the overheating event and ended...
Forum: Cooling System 07-28-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,732
Posted By sastanley
The biggest issue is it won't prime/pump anymore....

The biggest issue is it won't prime/pump anymore. If you need to replace, I highly recommend the Moyer 502 pump..it moves way more water than my 202m3 did.

Throw up a picture, someone here can...
Forum: General Interest 06-28-2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By sastanley
I am getting ready to rebuild another one to put...

I am getting ready to rebuild another one to put on my 'project engine'...it has a Facet on it now that I will happily keep for fuel transfer/polishing, etc., but not installed on the motor. :cool:
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: Overhaul 05-10-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 23,863
Posted By sastanley
Lightbulb which one?

So, was it the carb rebuild or the timing adjustment that made it idle? :confused: When you do two things at once, you can't tell which adjustment did it. When down to fine troubleshooting, it is...
Forum: Introductions 04-26-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,142
Posted By sastanley
Another possible cause for fuel in the crankcase...

Another possible cause for fuel in the crankcase is a failed mech pump diaphragm. Fred, did you rebuild that too, or switch to an electric pump? The electric pump requires a few additional electronic...
Forum: Exhaust System 04-20-2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By sastanley
One more thing..you probably don't need an...

One more thing..you probably don't need an additional fitting for the water injection...look closely and those are probably not threads, and will work just fine with the hose clamped right on it....
Forum: Overhaul 04-19-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 23,863
Posted By sastanley
Greg, I am kinda at the same stage in running my...

Greg, I am kinda at the same stage in running my project engine to see if I need to do rings/replace the head gasket, etc. My mech gauge mounted on a short pipe in the oil pressure hole jumps all the...
Forum: Electrical 04-19-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By sastanley
Fred, the picture you showed is just the...

Fred, the picture you showed is just the regulator that is bolted onto the outside. Leece Neville is a popular replacement of older Motorola parts. Stock alternator as mentioned was usually 35 amps,...
Forum: Introductions 04-19-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,142
Posted By sastanley
Fred, Welcome. I have a project motor that was...

Fred, Welcome. I have a project motor that was rebuilt by Moyer with that same oil extraction tube just aft of the carb. It has a copper tube in the oil pan and then the same fittings on the outside...
Forum: Fuel System 03-17-2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,323
Posted By sastanley
JACK, that is a thread from the archives! :D ...

JACK, that is a thread from the archives! :D

Steven, get a portable tank with a long enough hose you can keep it up on deck. There are legal implications to all that, such as squeezy bulbs and...
Forum: Exhaust System 02-28-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,189
Posted By sastanley
My buddy with an A4 in C-30 #355 had FWC but raw...

My buddy with an A4 in C-30 #355 had FWC but raw water was routed thru the manifold. We modified that ASAP when he bought the boat..It was pretty easy with just re-routing/replacing a few hoses. (I...
Forum: General Interest 02-27-2022, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,756
Posted By sastanley
Thanks, scratchee...I did not realize we were...

Thanks, scratchee...I did not realize we were only 45 minutes apart! :cool:
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