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Forum: Cooling System 01-15-2022, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up Looks good. I am all over supporting MMI whenever...

Looks good. I am all over supporting MMI whenever I can, but sometimes you have to improvise depending on your situation. I made my own studs (chopped off bolt heads and faired the 'stud' with a die)...
Forum: Electrical 01-13-2022, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By sastanley
The gauge sender is just barely downstream of the...

The gauge sender is just barely downstream of the thermostat housing. I agree with Alex with maybe pulling the sender and screwing it in again to see if the ground and readings improve but doesn't...
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-12-2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,809
Posted By sastanley
I agree surcouf...let's see what comes back at us!

I agree surcouf...let's see what comes back at us!
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-11-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,809
Posted By sastanley
Lightbulb Dave, nice tip on using a fatter feeler gauge to...

Dave, nice tip on using a fatter feeler gauge to loosen up stuck valves!
Forum: Electrical 01-07-2022, 11:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By sastanley
alco, Like Dave mentioned, it may depend on where...

alco, Like Dave mentioned, it may depend on where you are reading the voltage, and how they are being charged (simultaneously?) with the same charger, etc. I have a 'splitter' on my boat, the Gr24...
Forum: Fuel System 12-30-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 778
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up magi..welcome, and right on the above posts. You...

magi..welcome, and right on the above posts. You want the Racor 320R with the metal bowl linked above. I will comment from personal experience that it is important to lubricate the rubber gaskets for...
Forum: Fuel System 12-29-2021, 12:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,094
Posted By sastanley
John & Joe..thanks..excellent advice. I have...

John & Joe..thanks..excellent advice.

I have the 1149-A electronic ignition.

I had a custom plug wire ordered at the local NAPA several years ago when I moved the coil off the motor onto an...
Forum: Fuel System 12-26-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,094
Posted By sastanley
Joe, hope you made it sailing. I tinkered on the...

Joe, hope you made it sailing. I tinkered on the boat today, which was good enough for me on our 60°F day. The mech fuel pump for sure has a primer bale..I always massage it to 4+ PSI before I start...
Forum: Overhaul 12-25-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 39,837
Posted By sastanley
Thatch mod. Good work. Merry Christmas.:D

Thatch mod. Good work. Merry Christmas.:D
Forum: Fuel System 12-25-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,094
Posted By sastanley
The weather was so nice yesterday (actually...

The weather was so nice yesterday (actually better today), but yesterday I thought about this thread, and went to the boat and did some fiddling with my choke to make sure it closes all the way. It...
Forum: Electrical 12-22-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By sastanley
Go as big as you can. I have 2 Gr29's as my house...

Go as big as you can. I have 2 Gr29's as my house bank. I think the 29 & 31 are the same footprint, but I didn't have enough height for the 31s.

Joe, I had a friend with the same experience thru...
Forum: Cooling System 12-21-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By sastanley
LIT, 180 is a *little* bit high, but not too...

LIT,
180 is a *little* bit high, but not too bad. Most of the RWC folks will see it drop to 140° or so until the t-stat closes, and then it will rise again until the t-stat opens. (the temp sender...
Forum: Troubleshooting 12-15-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,604
Posted By sastanley
Jo, I think I saw this same post over on the C-30...

Jo, I think I saw this same post over on the C-30 or A4 FB forum. It reminded me I have a nice plastic "chisel" I would start with, and personally, I would shift to metal razor blades after that, or...
Forum: Overhaul 12-12-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 39,837
Posted By sastanley
Joe, I am running an electric Johnson CM-30. Not...

Joe, I am running an electric Johnson CM-30. Not sure if that is the same in Indigo's package anymore or not. That thing moves lots of water (antifreeze), but I have the radiator cap on my HX at the...
Forum: Overhaul 12-10-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 39,837
Posted By sastanley
Greg, it is all the rage...."Staging for...

Greg, it is all the rage...."Staging for pictures" :D
Forum: Overhaul 12-10-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 39,837
Posted By sastanley
LP McQ. That looks great. The "Thatch mod" looks...

LP McQ. That looks great. The "Thatch mod" looks like it was meant to be! What is the PVC pipe assembly adjacent to the HX?!? :confused:

One thing I did was totally bypassed the "bypass", and run...
Forum: Exhaust System 12-05-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By sastanley
Grampian

We have a one or two Grampian 26 folks here. Paging @PT26.
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-22-2021, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
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: 1,238
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up Thank you, Jerry!

Thank you, Jerry!
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-21-2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,238
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: 769
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: 1,291
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: 11,087
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: 714
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: 11,087
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.
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