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Forum: General Interest 08-25-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,847
Posted By sastanley
Ric, don't trust any 'experts'. I recommend a...

Ric, don't trust any 'experts'. I recommend a wait and see approach. I thought mine was beyond resurrecting, and it is still running 11 years later. I simply recommend you exercise patience before...
Forum: General Maintenance 08-19-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By roadnsky
Aloha Ric- Congrats on the new vessel! (and...

Aloha Ric-
Congrats on the new vessel!
(and Thank You for your service)

Don addressed this very topic in the FAQ Section (https://moyermarine.com/faq-3/)...

"Two years is not all that long...
Forum: General Maintenance 08-19-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By ric sheridan
General Checklist

Aloha All, I am new here due just having gotten a Cal2-27 gifted to me. I haven't even seen the boat yet but I have been assured it is in fine shape. It's previous owner was the Commanding General at...
Forum: General Interest 08-16-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 896
Posted By sastanley
Hello - went boating

Sometimes, it is fun to just post about a problem-free day. About 4 hours total of engine time today....two hours each way. A-4 ran great. I need to get the backlights on the gauges working better,...
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: Troubleshooting 08-09-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,127
Posted By bigoledave
Smile All good!!!----running perfectly!!

So..since I could not restart my engine 3 weeks ago....I went
through the predictable mind games..

1) Throw this engine out....have a Kubota 16 or 20 put in at
a yard while I watch TV. (...
Forum: General Interest 08-09-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By cub_hawaii
A quick update. yes the tappet can be removed...

A quick update. yes the tappet can be removed vertically out the side of the valve chamber. I did it. I created a custom puller. I removed the valve, the spring and the adjustment nut in...
Forum: Ignition System 08-08-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,675
Posted By ernst
Wow, that was impressive! I procured a...

Wow, that was impressive!

I procured a points file, NAPA Auto parts even had it in stock for a meager $2.49 plus tax. Took out the base plate with contacts and condenser and went to town with the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-07-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,620
Posted By doogymon
Smile My new harness works great. Been sailing...

My new harness works great.

Been sailing last few weeks.

I have a nice new volt meter in place of the ammeter.

Also have a Push Button Ign switch along with the switch that energizes the...
Forum: Fuel System 08-07-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,319
Posted By tritonyawl2
Angry Just don't use a plastic cup like I did. Gasoline...

Just don't use a plastic cup like I did. Gasoline melts the plastic and then runs all over.
Forum: General Interest 08-06-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 27,909
Posted By ndutton
Just this sailor's opinion, much if not most of...

Just this sailor's opinion, much if not most of Maine Sail's articles are outstanding but remember they are his opinions and in some cases are self serving promotion of his business. The...
Forum: Electrical 07-31-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,790
Posted By joe_db
Not enough info from the photo,. but here is a...

Not enough info from the photo,. but here is a general tip:
USA standard sensors are a variable resistance to ground, 240 ohms at the low end of their range and 33 ohms at the high end.
A gauge...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-26-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,657
Posted By Ando
I assume you just purchased the O’Day and the PO...

I assume you just purchased the O’Day and the PO informed you that the engine needs a head gasket. Maybe call the PO and ask where he got that info and get a history of the engine. Does it run?
Forum: Polls 07-22-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 54,131
Posted By edwardc
If you still have a thermostat installed, you...

If you still have a thermostat installed, you should not close the bypass all-the-way. With the bypass closed, and the thermostat closed (as it would be when starting cold), there will be no water...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-18-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,852
Posted By SoMD Terp
Problem solved. Looks like new spark plugs did...

Problem solved. Looks like new spark plugs did the trick after I confirmed they were getting a spark.
Forum: Exhaust System 07-13-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,443
Posted By capnward
+1 on not ok

Blow by is crankcase fumes, which are usually vented back in to the air intake of the engine. They are not as dangerous as exhaust fumes, but can contain exhaust if your piston rings are worn. If you...
Forum: General Interest 07-11-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,539
Posted By Joe Miller
Carb

Hello All,
Just a small shout out to Mo. Oh as a leaky float valve in the carb that I replaced. I could not set the float properly so I sent up the “Bat Light” to Mo, he quickly changed the float...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-08-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,620
Posted By ndutton
You are approaching this the right way with an...

You are approaching this the right way with an eye on the total system and asking the right questions. The answers may seem daunting however. Here are a few considerations as you decide what is...
Forum: Electrical 07-02-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,307
Posted By Al Schober
Oh boy, a pig in a poke! Assume nothing. ...

Oh boy, a pig in a poke!
Assume nothing. Based on that bare hull valve I'd question a water supply for cooling. How's the exhaust? How's the fuel supply?
Good thing about the wiring being...
Forum: Cooling System 06-30-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,923
Posted By Peter
Indeed pressure was the answer in blowing that...

Indeed pressure was the answer in blowing that jellyfish out.

My comment about flow rate being inadequate was parenthetical - I simply had realised from the link Bill provided that one cannot...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-23-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,084
Posted By ndutton
??? It's excessive current coupled with twice...

???
It's excessive current coupled with twice the dwell of EI that heats the coil. Coils with sufficient internal resistance (I'm very careful how that is phrased*) for our application aren't...
Forum: Cooling System 06-15-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,362
Posted By GregH
Had a chat today with Ken from Moyer. Very...

Had a chat today with Ken from Moyer. Very supportive and had good suggestion. Use an expandable rubber plug to enable me to get from launch to new marina.

So I picked up one of the following from...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-12-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By Peter
points or electronic ignition? Peter

points or electronic ignition?

Peter
Forum: General Interest 06-11-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,539
Posted By Dave Neptune
Thumbs up Nicely done

Mo, nicely done. Not really that fast if you were going for time. And knowing what your doing, being prepared while working on one thing at a time. I'll bet very little "blood letting" and a beer or...
Forum: General Interest 06-10-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,539
Posted By Mo
Head gasket after 12 yrs.

Today I had to do a head gasket on my A4. About a week and a half ago noted a small leak under the Tstat area and poked a bit of epoxy in there. Was working on another A4 for a friend, so had him...
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