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Forum: Troubleshooting Yesterday, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By Mo
Sounds like you have fuel, spark and cleaned the...

Sounds like you have fuel, spark and cleaned the carb. By cleaning the carb did you remove it and clean the jets. The main jet plugged will stop it from starting. I'd suggest changing that fuel...
Forum: General Maintenance Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 37,284
Posted By Mo
Boat hauled, time to winterize.

This morning, myself and two friends hauled 3 boats and parked them for the winter. It was the best season I'd had in 4 years and I logged either close or over 1700 nautical miles. Most of that day...
Forum: General Interest 10-09-2021, 02:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Mo
Wow, incredible. Thanks for the post Bill. ...

Wow, incredible. Thanks for the post Bill.

Boat sales and resale market is hot here on the East Coast of Canada as well. Everyone that put a boat for sale at our club got close to asking price...
Forum: Electrical 09-29-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By Mo
Neil would be able to give you a definitive...

Neil would be able to give you a definitive answer on that. I have a 100 amp on my engine and its been there 13 or 14 years. Never had a problem and it throws a charge back into my batteries in a...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-28-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Mo
We hauled up each piston, not a score on anything...

We hauled up each piston, not a score on anything in the bores, no cracks in block...he needs that crank I gave him measured for a set of bearings as there are various sizes.
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-28-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Mo
Alden just hauled the engine out of the boat this...

Alden just hauled the engine out of the boat this afternoon and pulled it apart
Number 3 piston....number 4 in firing order, connecting rod failure at bearing / crank shaft journal with the lower...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-27-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Mo
Hi Dave. I had to time the boat about a...

Hi Dave.

I had to time the boat about a month ago for him. She was in rough shape and so off that she had lots of blow-by in the cabin. She ran much smoother after that.

Hi Al,

as for over...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-26-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Mo
Broken Crank Shaft.

A friend broke the crank in his engine I think. It will turn a bit then locks up. Click the starter and it will move a little bit again with the crank handle..not a full revolution and I don't see...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-22-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Mo
I'd focus on the pump if not having starting...

I'd focus on the pump if not having starting issues or water on plugs. That inner seal can fail after prolonged use. Dave mentioned pressure testing the block...do that after the pump, meaning, the...
Forum: Cooling System 09-09-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Mo
Art. A few things you can check. 1. Check...

Art.

A few things you can check.
1. Check oil for water on dipstick...this might alert you to a head gasket leak.
2. The raw water pump: If you seem to be getting the same amount of water...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 09-09-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By Mo
Hi, So if I understand correctly, this engine...

Hi,
So if I understand correctly, this engine is out of the boat and you just want to change out the reversing gear. If that is the case I did it about a year ago. I had a spare engine with the...
Forum: Introductions 09-08-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By Mo
A look at the pictures shows that someone has...

A look at the pictures shows that someone has been at the engine. Although it looks a bit messy I'd be willing to bet that the person that had it knew what every little thing there was for, where...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-03-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Mo
I'd go to starter next as well.

I'd go to starter next as well.
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-30-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,309
Posted By Mo
Agree with Joe there. Ando, did you have anyone...

Agree with Joe there. Ando, did you have anyone look at that oil sending unit with you. Is there anyone we know close by that could have a peek? I'd do that before I'd go hauling things apart. As...
Forum: Safety 08-26-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By Mo
I have an AIS transponder. I see these guys and...

I have an AIS transponder. I see these guys and so do the ships. If you don't have AIS this is indeed an option. Marine Traffic didn't put this out because it wasn't of use to them and major...
Forum: Safety 08-25-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By Mo
Phone APP - On course

There is a phone app out there called " OnCourse-boating and sailing". It is parented by " Marine Traffic" , perhaps the best ship tracking in the world.

The app is free and once you are signed...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-23-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Mo
Hard to tell without being there. Need to get...

Hard to tell without being there. Need to get the camera down there and try and see where it's coming from. Sounds like a bearing to me.

Things I'd try.
1. Remove the alternator belt and...
Forum: Fuel System 08-22-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Mo
I planned a 2 week vacation on the boat this year...

I planned a 2 week vacation on the boat this year and I knew I had to tackle the Eastern Shore of NS to Bra Dor Lakes. Late August into September that is a decent coast to explore, but May, June...
Forum: Fuel System 08-19-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Mo
I find it depends. I don't use a T-stat but have...

I find it depends. I don't use a T-stat but have been running a hotter top end for years. 1/2 gallon an hour is normal in calm waters. Prop dimensions, clean bottom, boat design and fuel grade all...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-16-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By Mo
Ok, first check all connections around the...

Ok, first check all connections around the batteries and ensure all wires connections are clean and terminals are tight. Terminal posts also should be clean. If you have multimeter check voltage...
Forum: General Interest 08-14-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mo
" I have a few young fellas around that I...

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I have a few young fellas around that I help with engines. I do have a couple of rules though. If they don't listen to me and are party to their own demise they are on their own...a few learned...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-14-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Mo
Ok, I have breezed through the posts here. We...

Ok, I have breezed through the posts here. We are missing something here. Give me a call at nine 0 two four 8 three, eight five 2 4. I'm in Nova Scotia but something doesn't seem right. Need to...
Forum: General Interest 08-12-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mo
Exactly Joe. It's not a week or two week wait...

Exactly Joe. It's not a week or two week wait for engine parts for a new diesel. Very few dealers stock items and they have to be ordered and shipped. Everything from injectors, mixing elbows and...
Forum: General Interest 08-12-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mo
Is the atomic 4 reliable? Long read.

In the past few years I heard more comments on the atomic 4 engine that were complimentary rather than derogatory. Comments like "you can't kill those things". I think this forum is a huge part of...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-19-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By Mo
That engine sounds good Tim...not bad at all.

That engine sounds good Tim...not bad at all.
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