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Forum: Fuel System 01-25-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By Peter
Late model engines have a second oil pressure...

Late model engines have a second oil pressure port near the oil pressure adjustment that an OPSS can be installed in. Does the early model engine not have that port?

Peter
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-21-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,421
Posted By Peter
This is a good point. I tries some cheap stuff...

This is a good point. I tries some cheap stuff from amazon and it was simply awful - it gave off a very unpleasant odour which I was hoping would go away.

One of my kids finally told me that I...
Forum: General Interest 01-04-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,215
Posted By Peter
Spare fuel filters might be a good idea. You will...

Spare fuel filters might be a good idea. You will be getting fuel from sources that are unknown to you in terms of quality

Peter
Forum: Troubleshooting 12-26-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By Peter
Excellent news you are up and running again. I...

Excellent news you are up and running again. I suggest investigating why the carb got dirty.

Peter
Forum: Ignition System 12-15-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,373
Posted By Peter
That is a mechanical advance. As the rpm goes up,...

That is a mechanical advance. As the rpm goes up, the springs have to stretch in order to pull the weights around in a circle. This allows the timing to change as the rpm increases.

This mechanism...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-25-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,626
Posted By Peter
Good to know - and for the Canucks, head over to...

Good to know - and for the Canucks, head over to Home Hardware

https://www.homehardware.ca/en/60ml-oil-based-japan-dryer-additive/p/1675051

Best,

Peter
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-16-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By Peter
What is the time scale for these fluctuations? ...

What is the time scale for these fluctuations?

I would think that any real temperature changes would be slowish - degrees per minute as opposed to degrees per second

Another simple test would...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-14-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By Peter
New coil - maybe you should do a little trouble...

New coil - maybe you should do a little trouble shooting before buying parts? It will save you some $ potentially but more importantly, give you the confidence that the parts you have replaced...
Forum: Cooling System 11-12-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By Peter
I would suggest that if you found a bigger sensor...

I would suggest that if you found a bigger sensor that was wired correctly, the system would work in the sense that it would still give you a warning when the flow was "low". The definition of low...
Forum: Cooling System 11-12-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By Peter
So that location will definitely lead to the...

So that location will definitely lead to the problem you have described. Try putting the tee after the flow sensor

Peter
Forum: Cooling System 11-11-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By Peter
I am curious to know where in your cooling system...

I am curious to know where in your cooling system the sensor was located? If it was in the raw water pump discharge I am having difficulty imagining why it was causing the asymmetry in water flow so...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-01-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By Peter
Tbird, Let me second that suggestion - a...

Tbird,

Let me second that suggestion - a fuel pressure gauge is an excellent diagnostic tool.

Another possibility is a plugged fuel tank vent. You could try running the engine with the fuel...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-01-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Peter
T, Have you checked your fuel tank vent? Try...

T,

Have you checked your fuel tank vent? Try running engine with fuel filler cap off.

Do you have a fuel pressure gauge installed?

HTH

Peter
Forum: General Maintenance 10-30-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,744
Posted By Peter
sorry...:)

sorry...:)
Forum: General Maintenance 10-30-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,744
Posted By Peter
Smile And is it possible that the usual amount of steam...

And is it possible that the usual amount of steam for your engine is consistent with a cooling leak somewhere?

My engine does not "steam" from the exhaust.

Just a suggestion.

Peter

PS -...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-26-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,193
Posted By Peter
Beta replacement - some other things that may...

Beta replacement - some other things that may need replacing

1) you will also need to either replace or modify your fuel tank as the diesel engine requires a return line to the tank
2) cooling...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-25-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,302
Posted By Peter
See this post ...

See this post

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4829&postcount=5

"I would definitely NOT recommend Teflon tape or pipe dope for the hot section. I replaced the hot section...
Forum: Exhaust System 10-24-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,273
Posted By Peter
Do not go cheap on the wrap. I did that ONCE and...

Do not go cheap on the wrap. I did that ONCE and the result was unpleasant. The wrap emitted a very unpleasant odour that did not diminish appreciably with time. Finally my daughter said - "That wrap...
Forum: Overhaul 10-18-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By Peter
Hi Phillip and your wife, Welcome and...

Hi Phillip and your wife,

Welcome and congratulations on the new boat!

Fumes are a concern. What kind of fumes?

When running - Exhaust fumes? - smoke from the oil fill? Gas fumes?
When you...
Forum: Cooling System 10-14-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,272
Posted By Peter
Cory, Great news that the beast lives -...

Cory,

Great news that the beast lives - wonderful feeling eh?

Do you have our hosts maintenance manual? If not get it and I think you would be well advised to perform a flush of the cooling...
Forum: Cooling System 10-10-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By Peter
Mark, There are two rubber seals in the pump...

Mark,

There are two rubber seals in the pump housing that are supposed to seal

1) the coolant side of the pump, and
2) the accessory drive side of the pump

You may want to pull the pump...
Forum: Reversing Gear 10-06-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By Peter
Mark, Busy day today. I recall now that I...

Mark,

Busy day today. I recall now that I used a "bearing puller"

www.princessauto.com/en/detail/tri-jaw-bearing-puller/A-p8105256e

I think Princess Auto is the Canadian version of Harbour...
Forum: Reversing Gear 10-06-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By Peter
Mark, Did this job last year - found this...

Mark,

Did this job last year - found this video very useful - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fslgwjnuQc

Peter
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-04-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By Peter
Chris, I think I would pressure test the...

Chris,

I think I would pressure test the cooling system before investing a lot of time cleaning that goop out.

You can do the block and the manifold separately. If the block does not hold...
Forum: Cooling System 10-03-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,796
Posted By Peter
Tim Choose a good quality wrap for the...

Tim

Choose a good quality wrap for the exhaust. I tried some cheap stuff and it stank - and stank and stank and stank.

Changed for good stuff and problem went away.

Our host sells good stuff...
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