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Forum: Ignition System 10-04-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By Surcouf
more penetrant, more patience, and not too much...

more penetrant, more patience, and not too much brut force...
Try a mix of ATF and Kroll, spray at the top everyday, with sligt taps up and down and use any available rotation... and repeat.
...
Forum: Ignition System 09-20-2021, 03:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,433
Posted By Surcouf
that amazingly clean and organized engine bay...

that amazingly clean and organized engine bay puts us to shame....
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-19-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,309
Posted By Surcouf
confusing... was the pressure issue solved by...

confusing... was the pressure issue solved by changing oil?
seems that the oil leak and the loose oil pan nut is a different subject...

it is great to be able to walk away from an overhaul /...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-16-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Surcouf
make sure you have all the missing pieces .. I...

make sure you have all the missing pieces .. I have the impression on one pic that a piece of the impeller is stuck in the exhaust port.
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 09-16-2021, 03:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,031
Posted By Surcouf
And so... what happened to it? rings got freed?...

And so... what happened to it? rings got freed? did it ran?

Great purchase!
Forum: Cooling System 09-13-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,486
Posted By Surcouf
https://www.boatus.com/expert-advice/expert-advice...

https://www.boatus.com/expert-advice/expert-advice-archive/2020/november/repack-a-stuffing-box
https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2955&highlight=packing+change
Forum: Cooling System 09-09-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,486
Posted By Surcouf
Check the site poll on oil pressure: You are...

Check the site poll on oil pressure: You are right on the sweet spot of that engine. Unless something else alarms you, there is likely nothing to do on oil pressure. ...
Forum: Introductions 09-08-2021, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By Surcouf
hello, I did a partial overhaul of mine...

hello,

I did a partial overhaul of mine during first Covid period, and since then moved back to Europe. I had limited experience with engine before, and did it alone; but without that forum, that...
Forum: Cooling System 09-07-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,486
Posted By Surcouf
140-150F and 30 psi are (very) good values... why...

140-150F and 30 psi are (very) good values... why would you want to go lower? It may hurt your "mileage".

Great boat by the way :)
Forum: General Interest 09-07-2021, 03:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By Surcouf
never heard of such rule in a marina... I guess...

never heard of such rule in a marina...
I guess that marina ownership is just like any other category that involves humans... stupidity is everywhere
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-03-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By Surcouf
normally not: such handles usually have...

normally not: such handles usually have non-symmetrical teeth: when the flywheel spins faster than the handle, it pushes it away. Without that, it would be more wrist breaking than hair rising :D...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-03-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Surcouf
this sounds very strange. You have ruled out...

this sounds very strange. You have ruled out alternator.
I know you have replaced the starter, but it sounds like a starter that engages randomely. Do you have a visual access to the starter gear...
Forum: Ericson 09-03-2021, 05:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,504
Posted By Surcouf
just my 2 cents... - you will find here a few...

just my 2 cents...
- you will find here a few ideas / advises I got when I removed the old harness, and re-wired the engine. If I had to do it again, I would redo the large section cables to and...
Forum: Fuel System 07-26-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By Surcouf
Your float never perfectly fully seals, and so...

Your float never perfectly fully seals, and so when you apply pressure on the carb, you overfill the bowl, and so you fill the carburetor body with gas, and if that happens, the very first place it...
Forum: Fuel System 07-26-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By Surcouf
this is the intake of the carburetor, there is no...

this is the intake of the carburetor, there is no seal, as there should be no fuel.
Are you 100% sure fuel is coming from the intake and not leaking from the carburetor casing split gasket?
...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-23-2021, 12:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By Surcouf
[QUOTE=idreamOfSailing;126316] It's not an...

[QUOTE=idreamOfSailing;126316]

It's not an ignition thing though, she starts fine and idles fine, just doesn't seem to have any life under load.
/QUOTE]

the weights and springs of the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-22-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By Surcouf
honestly, unless you want to sell the boat in a...

honestly, unless you want to sell the boat in a few weeks... you cannot make a better investment. Will save you a fortune in ignorant mechanics, make your engine reliable and trustworthy.
...
Forum: Overhaul 07-20-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By Surcouf
great video... I would have saved a few hours,...

great video... I would have saved a few hours, had I known all that when I removed the head last year!!!

thank you !!!
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-20-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Surcouf
unless the fuel safety shut off valve is wired on...

unless the fuel safety shut off valve is wired on a seperate circuit that losses 12V when the key is turned to off... (which it should not ...)
Forum: Overhaul 07-19-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By Surcouf
I would say the old valve: might be pitted and...

I would say the old valve: might be pitted and not re-usable, but should be a good "lapping tool"
Forum: General Maintenance 07-19-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Surcouf
Welcome! as mentioned by the others: - not...

Welcome!

as mentioned by the others:
- not unsafe
- can "easily" be recovered to a very good state: at the end of the season (do not waste a single day out of 2021), be ready with the proper...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-16-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,736
Posted By Surcouf
Could be bad seal (could also be no seal...),...

Could be bad seal (could also be no seal...), torque insufficient, or wrong installation...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-15-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By Surcouf
it can be found here ...

it can be found here
https://moyermarine.com/product/ignitor-module-replacement-kit-for-late-model-motors-with-delco-distributors-iglm_13-1_490/

no idea why it fried. I used to leave the engine...
Forum: Overhaul 07-11-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,094
Posted By Surcouf
The worst is never certain.... and so I would...

The worst is never certain.... and so I would recommend to take it appart first: the water injection may have a tube several inches long ensuring water is injected below the exhaust gases T branch.
...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-10-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,182
Posted By Surcouf
not the first time on this forum: air, fuel,...

not the first time on this forum: air, fuel, spark.... and an open exhaust!
Well done!
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