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Forum: Troubleshooting 11-22-2021, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By sastanley
Ugh, sorry Joe...I definitely had trouble when...

Ugh, sorry Joe...I definitely had trouble when the weights were sticky...however, mine would not even run with the throttle down when I later learned the advance weights were stuck..Fortunately, I...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-22-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up Thank you, Jerry!

Thank you, Jerry!
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-21-2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By sastanley
MDR, You are going to need to do some more...

MDR, You are going to need to do some more analysis.

Usually, the water pump tucked in the back is raw water...can you trace the hose from the left side of the water pump to a thru-hull fitting?...
Forum: Cooling System 11-15-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By sastanley
Once you get the broken bolt extracted, this is a...

Once you get the broken bolt extracted, this is a great time to convert to studs! :cool:
Forum: General Interest 11-03-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By sastanley
+1 what joe said...that is a user fed website,...

+1 what joe said...that is a user fed website, and while it is an excellent resource, I would always verify directly with the retailer before making the trek. That being said, the few places that...
Forum: Overhaul 11-02-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,452
Posted By sastanley
Greg, There is not a lot of oil in that area...

Greg, There is not a lot of oil in that area splashing around, I think it is fine to seal the gasket to one side for now, and then you can easily pull the cover and adjust the valves.
Forum: General Maintenance 10-27-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By sastanley
scratchee has an excellent comment. If the boat...

scratchee has an excellent comment. If the boat is "raw water cooled", is that from the lake? If the engine has antifreeze in it (Fresh Water Cooled), than no need to drain the block, but you should...
Forum: Overhaul 10-27-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,452
Posted By sastanley
You could go old school and use an open end...

You could go old school and use an open end wrench. :D You just need enough torque to keep it from leaking fluid.
Forum: General Interest 10-24-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up Robert, The experts have spoken. Agree 100%. If...

Robert, The experts have spoken. Agree 100%. If you are only interested in running a small amount of fuel thru the motor and it might sit for a while, I would only run E-Zero in it. In my experience,...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-20-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By sastanley
If you have not had the cap off in 7 years, I...

If you have not had the cap off in 7 years, I HIGHLY recommend you pull the cap, rotor, and the EI plate and make sure the advance weights are working properly. If they get stuck "advanced", the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-19-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By sastanley
Welcome..we will need a little more info..but we...

Welcome..we will need a little more info..but we are always happy to work with new gearheads to learn their motor better!! :cool:
Forum: General Interest 10-09-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By sastanley
Bruce, Hi...IF I had a folding prop on my boat,...

Bruce, Hi...IF I had a folding prop on my boat, it would be about 12 x 6..Those numbers mean 12" diameter, 6" pitch, Mark 3 Martec Eliptec.

It sounds like at one time you were in the 2,300 RPM...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-07-2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By sastanley
David, How often do you use the boat? In the...

David, How often do you use the boat? In the mid-Chesapeake growth on the prop is a HUGE problem. The boat sitting for extended periods (a few weeks!) can let junk grow on the prop.
I highly...
Forum: General Interest 10-04-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up Bill...Affirmative! Dave, What I am worried...

Bill...Affirmative!

Dave, What I am worried about is the block rusting thru on my old motor..it was not very well maintained and I am starting to have trouble keeping the side plate sealed from...
Forum: General Interest 10-03-2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By sastanley
Thanks, Russ!! I will! We had an excellent...

Thanks, Russ!! I will! We had an excellent sailing day yesterday here in Solomons...almost Indian summer like. October is the best sailing time here in my opinion. :cool:
Here are a couple more!
Forum: General Interest 10-03-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By sastanley
Acquired a new-to-me A4

I have been working on buying a replacement A4 for a while. The objective being when mine finally blows a rod or something, I am ready to go.. When I re-painted the hull in 2019, this motor was being...
Forum: General Interest 09-29-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,679
Posted By sastanley
capn Ken, I had trouble with the one closest to...

capn Ken, I had trouble with the one closest to the exhaust side, and needed to overdrill and insert the oversized stud.
Here is what I did...I removed the manifold, and left the two good studs in...
Forum: General Interest 09-29-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,442
Posted By sastanley
Steve, We are still here! Welcome back!:cool:

Steve, We are still here! Welcome back!:cool:
Forum: Ignition System 09-19-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,637
Posted By sastanley
no..we are geeks too...It's entirely OK to keep...

no..we are geeks too...It's entirely OK to keep this thread going...Glad you had a fabulous cruise!
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-14-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By sastanley
Depending on how your electrical system is set...

Depending on how your electrical system is set up, the alternator probably only charges the battery which corresponds to the 1-2-ALL switch.. If you have to switch over to the house to start the...
Forum: General Interest 09-14-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By sastanley
I was about to go dig out your Christmas letter...

I was about to go dig out your Christmas letter if you didn't show up and give an update! I couldn't remember the status of the boat. :)
Forum: Cooling System 09-13-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,942
Posted By sastanley
2dogs... Just FYI..When I re-did my stuffing...

2dogs...
Just FYI..When I re-did my stuffing box (also replaced the cutlass bearing, and the shaft) I was only able to get 2 rings of the graphite packing into my new stuffing box, and I have it set...
Forum: General Interest 09-12-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By sastanley
Bill...let's hope...we exchange Christmas cards...

Bill...let's hope...we exchange Christmas cards but haven't heard from him or his wife since then!! ;)
Forum: Cooling System 09-08-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,942
Posted By sastanley
2 dogs...looks like a grease cup on that bracket...

2 dogs...looks like a grease cup on that bracket forward of the packing.
For testing, you need to be willing to experiment, but don't too many things at once.

One test may be to set the packing...
Forum: Cooling System 09-07-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,942
Posted By sastanley
Does anyone know if the Moyer flange pump would...

Does anyone know if the Moyer flange pump would fit on an early model? 2dogs, it definitely pumps more water..Also an Oberdorfer 202m7 should pump more water too..You could also run the bilge blower...
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