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Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 01-19-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By sastanley
Hey, welcome. As Neil said, too much prop. The...

Hey, welcome. As Neil said, too much prop. The composite is probably a CDI prop. The idea there was as you spun the prop and loaded it up, the blades would flatten and reduce pitch..the downside is...
Forum: Fuel System 01-19-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By sastanley
Dave, Have you figured out how to make the engine...

Dave, Have you figured out how to make the engine idle with the PCV system in place? I could not get my motor to idle reliably, so I removed it. I should probably pull the motor and rebuild it. It...
Forum: Electrical 01-17-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By sastanley
Thanks, Joe! now I just need to order one of...

Thanks, Joe! now I just need to order one of these and wait and see how it goes.
Forum: General Maintenance 01-08-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By sastanley
Hello there..I have had my head in the valve...

Hello there..I have had my head in the valve train, but I don't know the answer to your question.
However, since you on that side of the engine..between the flywheel and the valve opening there...
Forum: Electrical 01-07-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up OK...I am intrigued...:cool: Bringing this back...

OK...I am intrigued...:cool:
Bringing this back to the top.

I am not an electronics guru..My Dad is (long retired) a EE. He taught me to read resistors when I was a little kid, but it didn't...
Forum: General Interest 01-05-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By sastanley
Joe, Nice tach! :)

Joe, Nice tach! :)
Forum: General Interest 01-05-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By sastanley
To add to Ed's comments..The solution for that...

To add to Ed's comments..The solution for that small bit of leftovers could be a couple of those absorbing petrol pads + a tupperware container..you can dump the stuff (or the whole funnel) into it...
Forum: General Interest 01-04-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By sastanley
Ed, I have since let someone borrow or lost BOTH...

Ed, I have since let someone borrow or lost BOTH of my "Mr.Funnel" brand clone filters like that..thanks for the reminder to replace them over the winter when I am not burning too much petrol. It was...
Forum: General Interest 12-28-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,039
Posted By sastanley
Hi - I snipped a lot of your excellent message. I...

Hi - I snipped a lot of your excellent message. I shifted from a Princess pressurized alcohol stove to an unpressurized Origo. I really like it and believe it is quite a bit safer than the old...
Forum: General Interest 12-25-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,039
Posted By sastanley
I had not heard anything about this, but it is...

I had not heard anything about this, but it is only about 1 hour north of me. It is crazy what people will do. I have a pellet stove in the house (with a CO detector between my bedroom and the...
Forum: General Interest 12-25-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up Pretty sure I saw these pics over on the A4 FB...

Pretty sure I saw these pics over on the A4 FB group too. There is a lot of crossover. We can all help..Looks good!
Forum: Fuel System 12-23-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By sastanley
Jerry, I also have the "Thatch slash tube". :D...

Jerry, I also have the "Thatch slash tube". :D but I can't get enough 'suction' to pull all the fumes.
In other news, my blower rattles, so I don't run it when the engine is on. If I took all the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 12-23-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By sastanley
Ed, Agreed..Brent's looks similar to the original...

Ed, Agreed..Brent's looks similar to the original C-30 design. However..the limitation is the height of the galley, directly above the motor. If we drop the injection point, now we are suddenly too...
Forum: Fuel System 12-23-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By sastanley
I will throw in my $0.02. I bought the PCV kit...

I will throw in my $0.02. I bought the PCV kit over 10 years ago, and while it did help remove the crankcase gasses, it made the engine run terribly at low RPM, and won't idle below 1,000 RPM.
I...
Forum: Introductions 12-15-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By sastanley
Post ccbear - Be careful doing too many things at...

ccbear - Be careful doing too many things at once. Let's just get it running...I love the simplicity of my mech fuel pump..the worst that happens is if the diaphragm fails, it dumps fuel in the...
Forum: Introductions 12-07-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up ccbear, Welcome. Personal curiosity since I have...

ccbear, Welcome. Personal curiosity since I have a '77 also...what hull number??

I have done it. Mine was not on the hard but almost sinking when I got it 10 years ago (edit..oops. 12 years ago.)...
Forum: Announcements 11-26-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 976
Posted By sastanley
Interesting Joe, thanks for the info. ...

Interesting Joe, thanks for the info.

Incidentally, my 78 Civic had to have the head rebuilt at about 78K because of burnt valves. I sold it :( with 165K on it when the daughter came along and...
Forum: Announcements 11-25-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 976
Posted By sastanley
Lightbulb Thanks, Dave. I never knew why lead was there...

Thanks, Dave. I never knew why lead was there except that I was told it lubed the valves, and in the 80's when I couldn't buy leaded gas anymore, I tried (as a poor teenager) to remember to put some...
Forum: Announcements 11-25-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 976
Posted By sastanley
Joe, I am almost 50, so my first car was a 78...

Joe, I am almost 50, so my first car was a 78 Civic with no catalytic converter and ran leaded gas. When I was driving it in the late 80's, I used to buy the STP lead substitute. My understanding was...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-25-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By sastanley
Lightbulb if I lived in Canada, I can tell you the $40...

if I lived in Canada, I can tell you the $40 premium is still worth it.
When Neil turned me on to that stuff 10 years ago, I freaked out at how it suddenly solved all my problems with brightwork in...
Forum: Overhaul 11-25-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By sastanley
WAcat30. - I put a penzil zinc in that spot!! :)...

WAcat30. - I put a penzil zinc in that spot!! :) - and a huge!!!!!! + 1 on Al's recommendations with studs in the sideplate!!
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-21-2020, 12:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By sastanley
When you bring the alt back to the boat we need...

When you bring the alt back to the boat we need to talk about how the boat is wired. Again, as joe mentioned, the long charge circuit up to the ammeter in the cockpit is an issue. IMO connecting the...
Forum: General Interest 11-21-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By sastanley
I know this is an A-4 forum, and y'all know I...

I know this is an A-4 forum, and y'all know I have one in mine. I posted the same picture out on a Facebook group mentioning Frank's passing, and I said there, as I will say here:
"Thank you...I am...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-17-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By sastanley
Bayou, AL's excellent post covers many scenarios....

Bayou, AL's excellent post covers many scenarios. The problem is a lot of these boats now have seen multiple owners and many have changed things over the years, hence the need to figure out how your...
Forum: Cooling System 11-17-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By sastanley
I see two more tests that could be done to figure...

I see two more tests that could be done to figure this out.
Put a valve on the PSS to eliminate it from the equation for testing. (may need to provide alternate cooling source temporarily unless...
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