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Forum: Drawings and Schematics 06-15-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,441
Posted By jcwright
Hello Booniac. You asked if fresh water...

Hello Booniac.

You asked if fresh water flushing is ‘a thing’. It is. You may find this thread on flushing helpful:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6087

To make...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 06-08-2022, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By jcwright
For removing the coupler bolts, the suggestion I...

For removing the coupler bolts, the suggestion I found helpful is in post #9 in this thread:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11092


I believe one of your earlier...
Forum: Troubleshooting 02-07-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By jcwright
Hello Bayou. There are just two bolts that...

Hello Bayou.

There are just two bolts that attach the starter to the housing. This thread has suggestions on what to do if the starter remains stuck when the bolts are loosened. Also note that...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-04-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By jcwright
Hello again Jim. Thanks for the update. My...

Hello again Jim.

Thanks for the update. My valve cover did leak a bit after a rebuild, partly because I did not use any sealant. However 1/2" of oil in the bilge would be a lot to get past the...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-04-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By jcwright
Hello Jim. Here is a thread that includes a...

Hello Jim.

Here is a thread that includes a very helpful summary by Jeff on likely sources of oil leaks. See especially post #3:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10075...
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-29-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By jcwright
Hello Bayou. Here is an old thread with...

Hello Bayou.

Here is an old thread with notes on servicing a solenoid:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4156

I 'serviced' mine once and got it working. But I agree...
Forum: Fuel System 12-29-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,412
Posted By jcwright
Hello magi. Here is the filter/separator...

Hello magi.

Here is the filter/separator offered in the MMI catalog, which has a metal bowl:

https://moyermarine.com/product/racor-gasoline-fuel-filterwater-separator-fpmp_05-1_349/

Jack.
Forum: Overhaul 10-27-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,461
Posted By jcwright
Hello Greg. MMI has the ‘small’ nuts listed...

Hello Greg.

MMI has the ‘small’ nuts listed below in its catalog; these might allow you to use the socket you already have. A thin wall socket is another option.

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Head nut (small), 3/8″...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-04-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,883
Posted By jcwright
There are at least two reports on the forum with...

There are at least two reports on the forum with vaguely similar symptoms -- idles ok but dies when powered up -- that were reported not to be fuel related. If I recall correctly, one of them was a...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-03-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,415
Posted By jcwright
Here is a thread that includes suggestions on...

Here is a thread that includes suggestions on priming mechanical fuel pumps and other related problems:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9607

Hopefully your persistence...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-03-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,179
Posted By jcwright
Hello ando. At idle, you are probably...

Hello ando.

At idle, you are probably somewhere in the 600-1000 rpm range.

A guideline from Moyer and others is to run the engine at your normal cruising speed, then aim for oil pressure of 40...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-03-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,415
Posted By jcwright
Hello wetbirks. Here is an old thread on...

Hello wetbirks.

Here is an old thread on mechanical fuel pumps that may be helpful, especially post #3 by sastanley, which includes a picture:
...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-02-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,415
Posted By jcwright
You mention that you think you ran the gas tank...

You mention that you think you ran the gas tank dry. After adding fuel and opening the fuel valve, did you prime the carburetor using the priming lever on your mechanical fuel pump?
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-02-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,179
Posted By jcwright
Hello Ando. You probably already have this,...

Hello Ando.

You probably already have this, but if not, check this FAQ from Moyer:

https://moyermarine.com/nl12-1-17/

To increase the oil pressure, turn the adjusting screw clockwise.
...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-01-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,883
Posted By jcwright
Hello again. Since no one else has...

Hello again.

Since no one else has responded yet, here are some thoughts:

Others on this forum have reported cases where the thumb test misses low compression. IMHO, a compression gauge is a...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-01-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,883
Posted By jcwright
Hello catfish. Others who are far better at...

Hello catfish.

Others who are far better at remote diagnostics than I am will have suggestions for you. In the meantime, I have more questions than answers. Not trying to be picky, just trying...
Forum: General Interest 05-04-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By jcwright
Hello lokeypod. You may have already seen...

Hello lokeypod.

You may have already seen this, but just in case, here is Don Moyer's answer to a FAQ about installing core plugs:

FAQ’s: Cooling
Freeze-out plugs were originally installed...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-04-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By jcwright
Hello svsonora. Here is a link to a short...

Hello svsonora.

Here is a link to a short thread on clearances you may find helpful:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=180

Jack.
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-22-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By jcwright
Hello SailingLife. Here is a link to an old...

Hello SailingLife.

Here is a link to an old thread on rotating the engine by hand:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11213

Others who know what the access is like on...
Forum: Electrical 03-15-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,348
Posted By jcwright
Hello Bill. This paragraph from the MMI...

Hello Bill.

This paragraph from the MMI instructions for the wiring kit mentions the R terminal I think you are referring to:

"On late model engines with Delco starters, there is an "R"...
Forum: Overhaul 01-27-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,869
Posted By jcwright
I see this note from Don (from an earlier thread)...

I see this note from Don (from an earlier thread) in my rebuild notes; I think it is relevant to your question:

"The short answer to your question is that the alignment of the timing marks during...
Forum: Tools wanted or offered to rent 01-27-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,932
Posted By jcwright
FWIW, I also damaged my tool when trying to...

FWIW, I also damaged my tool when trying to compress the springs. I see in my notes this comment from Don on a possible cause of this problem:

"Over the years, varnish in the oil will...
Forum: Overhaul 01-27-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,869
Posted By jcwright
Hello dplidr. Here is a comment from Don...

Hello dplidr.

Here is a comment from Don Moyer from a related earlier thread:

"There is a small "0" on the front face of one of the teeth of the small crankshaft gear and a small "0" between...
Forum: Overhaul 01-16-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,427
Posted By jcwright
Hello Splashdog. I'm not sure it will help...

Hello Splashdog.

I'm not sure it will help with your situation, but below is a link to drawings that show the locations of the mounting holes for a late model A4. I've highlighted the hole...
Forum: Troubleshooting 12-26-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,628
Posted By jcwright
Hello Al and Dave. I believe your original...

Hello Al and Dave.

I believe your original post noted that starter fluid had no effect. I'm curious what you and others think about the view that this suggests problems with ignition. Did you do...
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