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Forum: Fuel System 03-17-2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,204
Posted By lat 64
Hi Steve, That strange thing coming out of...

Hi Steve,

That strange thing coming out of the block is an aftermarket crankcase ventilation valve. The original was just a rubber tube that came out and was sort of aimed at the intake flame...
Forum: Overhaul 03-17-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By lat 64
Ditto!. I was gonna say that too. I found my A-4...

Ditto!. I was gonna say that too. I found my A-4 had a .010" undersized(reground) crank but the shop that rebuilt it for the PO used standard bearings in it. I had about twelve thousanths oil...
Forum: Overhaul 03-16-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By lat 64
A few better pictures might give some more clues,...

A few better pictures might give some more clues, but Im surmising that your block was "remaned" in a shop where it was practice to stamp the block with the new oversize numbers.

The the texture...
Forum: Electrical 02-11-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By lat 64
It's not amazing, it's incredible! ...

It's not amazing, it's incredible!
Incredible:in·cred·i·ble
/inˈkredəb(ə)l/

adjective: incredible
1. impossible to believe.
"an almost incredible tale of triumph and tragedy"
Similar: ...
Forum: Overhaul 01-22-2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 47,876
Posted By lat 64
Hi bill, Wx in homer is sloppy melty snow . ...

Hi bill,

Wx in homer is sloppy melty snow .

Im in Fairbanks right now and the wx is not too bad here but it is winter. We got lots of snow so we were snowed in for a while.

@ Launchpad McQ,...
Forum: Overhaul 01-20-2022, 04:04 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 47,876
Posted By lat 64
Volvo outdrives (the competition)

I brought my newborn baby home in a '78 240. That old car was kind rusty back then in 1994, but a more stalwart friend was never had. I called it the Beige Bullet.

BTW, what you have a photo of is...
Forum: Electrical 01-08-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,270
Posted By lat 64
Hi all. Just this year I put together an...

Hi all.

Just this year I put together an e-bike with lithium-ion battery and also got a camper with AGM house battery,
What an education!

Everything said here was discovered by myself as I got...
Forum: General Interest 10-03-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,697
Posted By lat 64
Sweet! Like last picture too :). Say hi...

Sweet!

Like last picture too :).
Say hi to L.
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 09-16-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,136
Posted By lat 64
It sits in warm dry storage under my work bench. ...

It sits in warm dry storage under my work bench.
I bought a junky house, so thats been priorities.

Sad.
Forum: General Interest 09-15-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,300
Posted By lat 64
Oh Dave, Sorry to disappoint but I just saw...

Oh Dave,

Sorry to disappoint but I just saw it in a museum.
Would have been a tad difficult to get it past the docents, US customs, airline baggage restrictions, and of course; my wife.
I...
Forum: General Interest 09-15-2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,300
Posted By lat 64
So, In August we went to Iceland. Found this...

So,
In August we went to Iceland.
Found this in a little museum (pic)
It's from a farmers fishing dink.
Made around 1900. Was installed in the boat in the 1930s and used until the late 1960s....
Forum: General Interest 09-14-2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,300
Posted By lat 64
I'm here! Shawn texted me. We're alive and...

I'm here!

Shawn texted me.
We're alive and well. Boat still on the hard:rolleyes:.
Spent most of this past year doing remodel on a second house that we got for cheap.
Doing some boat stuff...
Forum: General Interest 05-05-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By lat 64
Hi lokey, Back in the day, we used to smear...

Hi lokey,

Back in the day, we used to smear a bit of Ford brand weatherstrip glue all over the back side(water side) of those plugs to help with any sealing problems and to give a little more...
Forum: General Interest 04-05-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,481
Posted By lat 64
Same can be said for my 1968 Colombia too. I...

Same can be said for my 1968 Colombia too.

I used to hate flat-blade screws, so I would chuck them out and replace with phillip's-head whenever I got the chance.
Then I learned to hate phillip's...
Forum: Electrical 02-07-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,527
Posted By lat 64
Well! Ask a question and ye shall receive. ...

Well!
Ask a question and ye shall receive.

I asked because I just bought a used hipster campervan with a 217 amp hour Northstar agm house battery.
Its charged by a couple solar panels on the...
Forum: Overhaul 02-07-2021, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By lat 64
Just a thought; caustic solution is very old...

Just a thought; caustic solution is very old school. There is some engine cleaning nowadays that uses solvent.
If cam bearings are not worn, then they might be saved that way.

Cheers,
R.
Forum: Overhaul 02-07-2021, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By lat 64
The bores and crank can be miked (measured)...

The bores and crank can be miked (measured) before cleaning.
But, The oil and gunk on an engine can really interfere with a dry magnafux. The powder just just sticks to the oil and won't flow to any...
Forum: Electrical 02-07-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,527
Posted By lat 64
Definitely sorry about the warm beer. I'm...

Definitely sorry about the warm beer.

I'm just learning about agm batteries.
Is that an option for these incidents?
Forum: Announcements 08-12-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,811
Posted By lat 64
I can't add much to the accolades from all the...

I can't add much to the accolades from all the members posted.
I am grateful to you personally for helping me get the straight scoop on many data points.

What ever happens I'll follow the this...
Forum: Electrical 07-04-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,583
Posted By lat 64
So, it looks like you have a fairly un-decomposed...

So, it looks like you have a fairly un-decomposed engine. That is; it seems to be not too rusty. Good work on that.

The wiring as you have observed , is all messed up.
zip cord for home lamps...
Forum: General Interest 06-17-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,775
Posted By lat 64
Hi Rando. A bit confusing here to start...

Hi Rando.

A bit confusing here to start with. I am not sure you modified your boat to a vee-drive, or merely converted the donor engine to your boat's configuration.

Some of these old boats...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-11-2020, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By lat 64
My boat has been on the hard for a few years...

My boat has been on the hard for a few years getting all the rig and rot fixed.
Also electrics and water system and upholstery.... all fixed. This was supposed to be the retirement summer when I got...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-06-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By lat 64
Thumbs up Hey, Is this the Warren Casey that was here back...

Hey, Is this the Warren Casey that was here back in '09?

Long time no see.

R
Forum: For Sale - Other Items 06-06-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,873
Posted By lat 64
I will most likely isolate the starter from this...

I will most likely isolate the starter from this panel. This panel's ammeter is just for the draw from the battery to all the goodies in the house circuits.
The engine will be isolated as separate...
Forum: Overhaul 06-05-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By lat 64
Does this photo help?

Does this photo help?
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