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Forum: Cooling System 09-09-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
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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: 246
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: 268
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: 498
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: 34
Views: 2,527
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: 353
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: 353
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: 498
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: 435
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: 435
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: 518
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: 8
Views: 556
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: 1,224
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: 8
Views: 556
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: 8
Views: 556
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: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Mo
That engine sounds good Tim...not bad at all.

That engine sounds good Tim...not bad at all.
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-07-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Mo
Also check your ignition timing. Small things. ...

Also check your ignition timing. Small things. A dead plug can send a vibration as well. I put an engine in mine last fall. This spring it shifted in rough weather and I got a wicked vibration. ...
Forum: Exhaust System 07-07-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,697
Posted By Mo
I have an engine in my garage that came out of an...

I have an engine in my garage that came out of an Ericsson...pic attached. This particular engine is seized, was fresh water cooled but there is no oil showing on the stick. Same part is on this one...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-03-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,408
Posted By Mo
Thanks for the pics and info. So it came alive...

Thanks for the pics and info. So it came alive with a shot of ether so we know it will start. You have a mechanical fuel pump. As suggested try priming the pump and again, ensure your choke is...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-02-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,408
Posted By Mo
Pretty common to look down at the bottom in 18...

Pretty common to look down at the bottom in 18 feet of water around here when its been calm for a little while. I'm off to Bra Dor Lakes in a few weeks...should be a good run. I"ve got over 600 nm...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-02-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,408
Posted By Mo
Take a pic of the engine on the side where the...

Take a pic of the engine on the side where the carb is. A manual pump will be right behind the carb. An electric pump, depending on type, could be located in the same position or on a bulkhead...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-27-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By Mo
Here is what I do and it's something I picked up...

Here is what I do and it's something I picked up off this forum...I just don't remember who from.

1. ensure ignition components are in good shape as well as the centrifugal advance springs and...
Forum: Ignition System 06-27-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By Mo
You should be able to pick up a resistor at NAPA...

You should be able to pick up a resistor at NAPA auto parts. I picked one up, oh, it must be 10 yrs back and still on the same resistor and coil.

Edit> Ron has you covered off in the previous...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-27-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By Mo
What I see.

What is the boat? That underwater muffler is pretty much level with the top of the manifold if you eyeball it. I have a C&C 30 and my underwater muffler is much lower...down hard on the bottom of...
Forum: Exhaust System 06-25-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Mo
I don't do anything...this is an updraft carb...

I don't do anything...this is an updraft carb engine. We are not talking high fuel pressure of fuel injected engines. Snug that compression gauge fitting tight so that you don't loose compression...
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