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Forum: Ignition System 03-09-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By Marian Claire
I believe you need to find top dead center. Lots...

I believe you need to find top dead center. Lots of posts about how to do this. With the engine at TDC take off the distributor cap and see where the rotor button is facing. It points to the wire...
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 02-24-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,199
Posted By Marian Claire
Just wanted to say thank you to Joe, Crazer and...

Just wanted to say thank you to Joe, Crazer and this forum. Joe sent me the carb parts and the main nozzle is a exact match to replace my damaged one. Thanks to all.

Dan
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Forum: Polls 01-16-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 67,960
Posted By Marian Claire
Joe. I am not sure of this but I think each time...

Joe. I am not sure of this but I think each time a vote is cast the thread gets "bumped". So they pop up without a new post.

Dan
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Forum: Fuel System 12-19-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,328
Posted By Marian Claire
Not sure about late model carbs but I know that...

Not sure about late model carbs but I know that on the early carb you can adjust the choke attachment to work with the cable coming from any direction. Looks to me like rotating the fixed arm...
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 12-14-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,199
Posted By Marian Claire
Thanks. I will PM you with info. Dan S/V...

Thanks. I will PM you with info.
Dan
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Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 12-14-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,199
Posted By Marian Claire
I know I am late to the party. I find myself in...

I know I am late to the party. I find myself in need of a early model main nozzle. If there is one in this batch of parts I would like to try and work something out. On our last extended trip the A-4...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-20-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By Marian Claire
Sitting for two years. First thought is rear...

Sitting for two years. First thought is rear seal. Welcome to the forum.
Dan
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Forum: General Interest 08-18-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,777
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, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,777
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
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Forum: Introductions 08-16-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,202
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: Fuel System 05-30-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,505
Posted By Marian Claire
Looks like foil tape to me. Dan S/V Marian...

Looks like foil tape to me.

Dan
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Forum: Cooling System 04-15-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 996
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, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,939
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: Troubleshooting 04-11-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,939
Posted By Marian Claire
Truchero. You may have a old style Dole T-stat...

Truchero. You may have a old style Dole T-stat housing in that mass of fittings coming off the manifold. This, https://moyermarine.com/product-category/thermostats/ may help you ID it. You have a...
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-10-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,939
Posted By Marian Claire
It looks as if you have a recirculating loop set...

It looks as if you have a recirculating loop set up. This is different than a by-pass. It allows you to control the operating temp manually. You would not need a thermostat.
The hot coolant exits...
Forum: Introductions 03-20-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,312
Posted By Marian Claire
Welcome to the forum and welcome to the Neuse...

Welcome to the forum and welcome to the Neuse River/Pamlico Sound area.
Dan
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Forum: Overhaul 03-17-2021, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By Marian Claire
IIRC. I used a pressure washer after a lot of...

IIRC. I used a pressure washer after a lot of poking and brushing of the water passages. Had to quickly oil everything to stop flash rusting.

Dan
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Forum: Troubleshooting 03-12-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,942
Posted By Marian Claire
"Was there some material in those holes before...

"Was there some material in those holes before you cleaned?"
Yes. But I could easily poke thru with the sharp end of a chainsaw file. It was not until I accessed the water chamber, flushed out the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-12-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,942
Posted By Marian Claire
After cleaning out the area around the leak this...

After cleaning out the area around the leak this is what I found. Looks like the crack was repaired/stitched and the repair material failed. The block seems to be intact and retains the shape of the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-09-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,942
Posted By Marian Claire
After removing the water jacket cover and digging...

After removing the water jacket cover and digging around some. The leak is in located the forward part of the "floor" of that chamber. This matches what I found when looking up thru the top of the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-09-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,942
Posted By Marian Claire
Thank you Dave. You saved me a bunch of work and...

Thank you Dave. You saved me a bunch of work and possible damage.

I got the pan off and found the smoking gun. I pressurized the cooling system and could see small bubbles and liquid dripping...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-09-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,942
Posted By Marian Claire
I had some time so I have started the oil pan...

I had some time so I have started the oil pan removal. I left my manual on the boat, 360 miles to the east so I would appreciate some conformation on what I have done.
Removed 6 short and 2 long...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-05-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,942
Posted By Marian Claire
OK. I pulled off the valve cover and the back...

OK. I pulled off the valve cover and the back wall of the valve area is smooth. No wire, plug etc. I pressurized the cooling system. Pressure dropped and I could hear the leak as before. The sound of...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-04-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,942
Posted By Marian Claire
Thought I would follow up on this thread. I am...

Thought I would follow up on this thread. I am the lucky dog that was gifted the A-4 in this thread.
Things I noticed when I picked it up.
Water pump and alternator were off/missing. Hose between...
Forum: General Interest 03-04-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By Marian Claire
Bill. How is it that you are not on this list...

Bill. How is it that you are not on this list after all you have done for this forum.

Dan
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