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Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 09-16-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,361
Posted By lat 64
It sits in warm dry storage under my work bench. ...

It sits in warm dry storage under my work bench.
I bought a junky house, so thats been priorities.

Sad.
Forum: General Interest 09-15-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By lat 64
Oh Dave, Sorry to disappoint but I just saw...

Oh Dave,

Sorry to disappoint but I just saw it in a museum.
Would have been a tad difficult to get it past the docents, US customs, airline baggage restrictions, and of course; my wife.
I...
Forum: General Interest 09-15-2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By lat 64
So, In August we went to Iceland. Found this...

So,
In August we went to Iceland.
Found this in a little museum (pic)
It's from a farmers fishing dink.
Made around 1900. Was installed in the boat in the 1930s and used until the late 1960s....
Forum: General Interest 09-14-2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By lat 64
I'm here! Shawn texted me. We're alive and...

I'm here!

Shawn texted me.
We're alive and well. Boat still on the hard:rolleyes:.
Spent most of this past year doing remodel on a second house that we got for cheap.
Doing some boat stuff...
Forum: General Interest 05-05-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 990
Posted By lat 64
Hi lokey, Back in the day, we used to smear...

Hi lokey,

Back in the day, we used to smear a bit of Ford brand weatherstrip glue all over the back side(water side) of those plugs to help with any sealing problems and to give a little more...
Forum: Announcements 08-12-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,931
Posted By lat 64
I can't add much to the accolades from all the...

I can't add much to the accolades from all the members posted.
I am grateful to you personally for helping me get the straight scoop on many data points.

What ever happens I'll follow the this...
Forum: Electrical 07-04-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,307
Posted By lat 64
So, it looks like you have a fairly un-decomposed...

So, it looks like you have a fairly un-decomposed engine. That is; it seems to be not too rusty. Good work on that.

The wiring as you have observed , is all messed up.
zip cord for home lamps...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-06-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,068
Posted By lat 64
Thumbs up Hey, Is this the Warren Casey that was here back...

Hey, Is this the Warren Casey that was here back in '09?

Long time no see.

R
Forum: Overhaul 06-05-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By lat 64
Does this photo help?

Does this photo help?
Forum: For Sale - Other Items 06-05-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,485
Posted By lat 64
size matters

Thanks Ed.

Nice Joe,
I see little wires. Are those for LEDs too?

I protected my ammeter and voltmeter with 1-amp fuses. I wonder; is there resistance in the fuse that might drop the voltage(50...
Forum: For Sale - Other Items 06-03-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,485
Posted By lat 64
Im going ghetto and making my own panel. This was...

Im going ghetto and making my own panel. This was a learning journey and not for the faint of heart. Don't take this as a recommendation.

I haunted second-hand shops to get the NOS meters and...
Forum: General Interest 05-19-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,696
Posted By lat 64
Adapt

vice grips to be sure!
I looked for an image and found this(attached).

Me;" Master Yoda, I'm trying to fix the engine!"
Yoda;"There is no trying, only doing."
Forum: Overhaul 05-12-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,915
Posted By lat 64
no such thing as "too much vinegar" Use it...

no such thing as "too much vinegar"

Use it to freshen up the boat. It is a good anti- algae, mold, and some bacteria.
It is not too awful on your senses compared to strong chemicals and you can...
Forum: Overhaul 04-18-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,768
Posted By lat 64
Feelin' grooovy

If it was cut by a broach cutter, It should have marks like the grooves in an old lp record but perhaps a less pronounced. It's groovy!
This is best IMHO:cool:
The grooves should be across the...
Forum: General Interest 04-15-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,201
Posted By lat 64
I see a magneto—which does not need a battery eh?...

I see a magneto—which does not need a battery eh?
My Atomic 2 has a mag like that.
More argument that it was in a lifeboat.
Forum: Overhaul 04-06-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,165
Posted By lat 64
marriage counseling

You said you just want to go sailing until August.

It is common to put an outboard motor on the Cat 27.
If it is legal, get an old 9.9 two-stroke for relatively less dosh than a new four-stroke...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 01-27-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,303
Posted By lat 64
The stainless shaft will be very hard to cut. Is...

The stainless shaft will be very hard to cut. Is it really necessary to destroy it?
I used a cheap cordless "sawsall" with a good bimetal blade and cut the old coupling off. I cut from both sides...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 01-23-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,928
Posted By lat 64
I have been under the understanding that a .005"...

I have been under the understanding that a .005" feeler gauge is all that is needed to get the shaft alignment.

Seems to me the vagaries of a fiberglas hull sitting in the morning sun would warp*...
Forum: General Interest 11-29-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,657
Posted By lat 64
I just want the credit! (see photo) Bill, ...

I just want the credit! (see photo)

Bill,
Fetzer valve not used so much anymore as hair metal is lost on this young generation:D
Forum: General Interest 11-26-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,657
Posted By lat 64
Looks like the resistors from inside a spark...

Looks like the resistors from inside a spark plug(s).
Did you break the ceramic part of the plugs when you took them out?

Either that, or they are tachyon compressors from the flux capacitors....
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-01-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,866
Posted By lat 64
Compression test: A bit low; but if they are all...

Compression test: A bit low; but if they are all similar readings, good. Low numbers might be just a tool-technique issue.

Tapping/pisst sound: it's changed Now it's syncopated! it's got a jazz...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-27-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,866
Posted By lat 64
Thumbs up I think Neil(as usual) was on to this back in...

I think Neil(as usual) was on to this back in post #28.

Also, never rule out that more than one thing can go wrong at the same time. It's an old engine.
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-27-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,866
Posted By lat 64
That's kind of what I expected. Great way to...

That's kind of what I expected. Great way to clean off the engine BTW:D.

One thing to be aware of though; that is a hot place on the manifold and you must make sure the bubbles are forming from a...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-20-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,866
Posted By lat 64
" A good Guide..."

As often happens with a new member, we heartily recommend buying the Manual offered by Moyer Marine. It is written with owners in mind. It would be best to buy and read it completely before starting...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-17-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,866
Posted By lat 64
No, I think it's the big one that covers all the...

No, I think it's the big one that covers all the ports.
https://moyermarine.com/product/manifold-gasket-gask_08_147/
It will be a pain for a beginner, sorry. Lots of rusty bolts and blood:(

But,...
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