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Forum: General Interest 08-18-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By Marian Claire
IIRC. If your AC and DC grounds are connected and...

IIRC. If your AC and DC grounds are connected and you do not have a galvanic isolator and your shore power is connected, you have created a path for stray current to pass from the water thru your...
Forum: General Interest 08-16-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By Marian Claire
Another question. Does the owner leave the shore...

Another question. Does the owner leave the shore power plugged in all the time? Dan
S/V Marian Claire
Forum: Introductions 08-16-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By Marian Claire
It is my understanding that the early carbs have...

It is my understanding that the early carbs have an internal scavenge system. Therefor no need for an external scavenge tube or port in the early manifolds. Seems you have a late model carb and a...
Forum: Cooling System 04-15-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Marian Claire
"I mounted the new pump near the flywheel area...

"I mounted the new pump near the flywheel area and it just seems a lot neater if I use it to pump the raw water and use the old pump to pump the coolant."
I agree and that is how mine is set up.
...
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-12-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By Marian Claire
"Do you happen to know what temperature the A-4...

"Do you happen to know what temperature the A-4 should be running at?"

Short answer is no. To cold can contribute to plugs fouling. To hot can speed up the process of salt clogging up the...
Forum: Overhaul 02-14-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By Marian Claire
One of these may work. ...

One of these may work. https://moyermarine.com/product-category/specialtytools/page/2/ Some folks have made their own tool. I just use the crowbar on the fly wheel teeth to keep my "project" A-4...
Forum: Overhaul 02-10-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Marian Claire
Post #1. "The issue is that the new model A-4...

Post #1. "The issue is that the new model A-4 is raw water cooled and the older A-4 was fresh water cooled, so the cylinder heads are bit different."
Just to clarify. I hope I have made it clear...
Forum: Fuel System 01-26-2021, 02:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,345
Posted By Marian Claire
Thanks for the info. I figured the space was...

Thanks for the info. I figured the space was going to be to small.
The nut in your pic is the locking nut for the oil pressure adjustment. The nut has to be loosened and then the threaded part...
Forum: Fuel System 01-25-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,345
Posted By Marian Claire
I believe the early block does have a port just...

I believe the early block does have a port just above the oil pressure adjustment.

Dan
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Forum: Fuel System 01-25-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,345
Posted By Marian Claire
I dug in my spare parts and it seems to me that...

I dug in my spare parts and it seems to me that the addition of the adapter would push the flame arrestor forward almost 1/2". The total length of a late model flame arrestor frame is about 4 1/4"...
Forum: Fuel System 01-21-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By Marian Claire
This link shows some variations of the Zenith...

This link shows some variations of the Zenith carb. ABC 1346 seems to fit what I have on the MC. Adjustable main jet and two possible locations for connecting the fuel line.
...
Forum: General Interest 01-03-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,592
Posted By Marian Claire
Welcome to the forum. Not crazy. The Marian...

Welcome to the forum.
Not crazy. The Marian Claire, a 30ft homemade sailboat with early model A-4, and I have made several trips roaming from Baltimore to Key West and across to the Abacos. Mostly...
Forum: Troubleshooting 12-07-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,297
Posted By Marian Claire
As mentioned by others it sounds like blow-by to...

As mentioned by others it sounds like blow-by to me. Did this start suddenly or has it slowly gotten worse? The options are to rebuild the A-4, add a PCV to help control the blow-by or just live with...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-16-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,294
Posted By Marian Claire
More posts. ...

More posts.

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4700&highlight=hole+cylinder+wall Post # 2.
...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-16-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,294
Posted By Marian Claire
Did you notice any loss of power during the short...

Did you notice any loss of power during the short trip?
IIRC a hole in the cylinder wall below the travel area of the piston can let water into the crankcase and oil. Will do some searching and see...
Forum: Overhaul 10-01-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,708
Posted By Marian Claire
This may help. ...

This may help.
https://moyermarine.com/product/flame-arrestor-housing-late-model-fcar_09_176-0/
Dan
S/V Marian Claire
Forum: Drawings and Schematics 08-21-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,773
Posted By Marian Claire
Electric fuel pump

https://www.google.com/search?sa=X&q=facet+fuel+pump+exploded+diagram&tbm=isch&source=univ&client=firefox-b-1-d&ved=2ahUKEwi1j-a

Dan
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Forum: Troubleshooting 08-20-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,232
Posted By Marian Claire
"Batteries are fully charged (12,2V on Ameter)"...

"Batteries are fully charged (12,2V on Ameter)" Post #1.
This has me confused, nothing new about that. My understanding is a ammeter measures "flow" and direction in amps. Volt meter measures...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-11-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,225
Posted By Marian Claire
And you tastefully included the beer pic. Cheers....

And you tastefully included the beer pic. Cheers.
Dan
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Forum: Troubleshooting 07-28-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,824
Posted By Marian Claire
I had a small air leak in my fuel supply system...

I had a small air leak in my fuel supply system that I believe allowed air to build in the main fuel filter. The filter was the high point of the system. Same symptoms as you describe. Almost drove...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-27-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,378
Posted By Marian Claire
I once had a plug go bad. Caused the plug to be...

I once had a plug go bad. Caused the plug to be wet and fouled. I believe that led to stuck rings, oil usage etc. Try a new plug and see if it helps.
Dan
S/V Marian Claire
Just to confuse things...
Forum: Cooling System 06-29-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,564
Posted By Marian Claire
Could you use a fish scale? Hook it to the belt...

Could you use a fish scale? Hook it to the belt at the mid point and pull till it reads 5 lbs and see what the deflection is.
Dan
S/V Marian Claire
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-31-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,739
Posted By Marian Claire
"Can someone explain the oil port/container...

"Can someone explain the oil port/container associated with the water pump?
If you are referring to the hinged cover that says "oil", that is the oil fill for the engine. I have found that using a...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-28-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,739
Posted By Marian Claire
Some quick thoughts. Water pump: Parts...

Some quick thoughts.
Water pump: Parts description says it should fit. I have had several different pumps on my early A-4 with no issues fitting.
Head: A difference I saw in the late and early head...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-25-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,308
Posted By Marian Claire
This may help. ...

This may help.
http://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10837&highlight=float+adjustment
Dan
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