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Forum: General Maintenance 05-30-2022, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Ando
I was thinking flatness as well

I was thinking flatness as well
Forum: Electrical 02-07-2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By Ando
Is this amazing or what?

https://www.dropbox.com/s/sv9ygm7k9ffkfw2/HELIOS_DEMO_V1.mp4?dl=0
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-20-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By Ando
How is your oil pressure (at start, when warm and...

How is your oil pressure (at start, when warm and after ~30mins)?
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-14-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,635
Posted By Ando
How’s your oil pressure?

How’s your oil pressure?
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-07-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By Ando
How’s your oil pressure (at ignition and after...

How’s your oil pressure (at ignition and after running for a while)?
Forum: Fuel System 09-23-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,265
Posted By Ando
You can divert the fuel line to an empty fuel can...

You can divert the fuel line to an empty fuel can or clear empty gallon and see if the fuel pump is pumping fuel into the can. Use a clear can and fill it up and let it sit overnight to see if there...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-19-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,179
Posted By Ando
I’m not sure, guys, I’m just happy. Thx so much

I’m not sure, guys, I’m just happy. Thx so much
Forum: Fuel System 09-18-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Ando
Some questions to get a better diagnosis:...

Some questions to get a better diagnosis: Electric or mechanical fuel pump? Was the boat rocking around while under way? What’s the condition of the carb?
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-18-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,179
Posted By Ando
A bit, yes…noticed it in the bilge and was like...

A bit, yes…noticed it in the bilge and was like “hmmm, where is that coming from?” Lost about a little less than a quart of oil.
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-17-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,179
Posted By Ando
Oil pressure issue resolved

Yes, I solved the oil pressure problem...the 3/4" nut at the oil pan was loosely fitted. I found out when I went to do an oil change. Did the oil change from straight 30 to three quarts of 20-50...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-14-2021, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By Ando
Get a second opinion on the mechanic’s stmt...

Get a second opinion on the mechanic’s stmt maybe? Or test the alternator yourself.
Forum: Overhaul 09-12-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 809
Posted By Ando
I just left you a pm.

I just left you a pm.
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-03-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By Ando
At the moment the engine starts, I assume there’s...

At the moment the engine starts, I assume there’s a hair raising moment that the hand crank needs to be quickly removed so as to prevent it from spinning wildly…am I over-thinking this???
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-31-2021, 01:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,179
Posted By Ando
I am fortunate enough to say that Ndutton is near...

I am fortunate enough to say that Ndutton is near me. But I confirmed that the sending unit is, in fact, reading correctly by ordering a mechanical gauge from mmi and testing it with the regulating...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-30-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,179
Posted By Ando
20-50 oil maybe

A race car mechanic seemed to think that switching from straight 30w oil to 20-50 (with a quart of Lucas) may help provide more oil pressure. What’s the forum’s take on this?
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-18-2021, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By Ando
Any news? I’m having the same issue.

Any news? I’m having the same issue.
Forum: Fuel System 08-10-2021, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By Ando
Carb?

I hated that when it happened to me. Haunted me actually. Reading the forum, I narrowed it down to the carburetor. What’s the history of your carburetor?
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-08-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,179
Posted By Ando
Bump bump bump

Bump bump bump
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-06-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,179
Posted By Ando
Further update

Mechanical OP gauge installed & OP regulating valve tightened to the seat

Results:

1. At start, the mechanical gauge roars above 20 and drops to 15, then around 10;

2. Idle, it’s at 10;
...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-06-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,179
Posted By Ando
Update

Temperature issue: I’m happy to say that the heat level is stable.

Oil pressure issue: i ordered the oil pressure port dressing tool and used it. After thrashing my hand using the tool (bc I was...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-29-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By Ando
Did you adjust the oil pressure regulating valve?

Did you adjust the oil pressure regulating valve?
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-08-2021, 12:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,179
Posted By Ando
I spoke to Ken. The dressing tool is not used to...

I spoke to Ken. The dressing tool is not used to bore/drill, it is only used to dress the port. So there is no need to have the knob all the way to the port. He said the best way to tell if it is...
Forum: The Wish List 07-03-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,382
Posted By Ando
Oil pressure seating tool

Without the knob. Why not have it with just the shaft and drill bit so that it can be inserted into a power tool? My hands are thrashed! And no, I don’t use gloves bc they don’t provide the same...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-03-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,179
Posted By Ando
The turning knob thrashed my hands so bad that...

The turning knob thrashed my hands so bad that I’m thinking to cut it off and put the remaining shaft (that the drill bit is attached to) to a power tool and making quick work of it. That is, if it...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-03-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,179
Posted By Ando
Seating Tool

I took the new regulator out and rebeveled. Why? bc I had the regulator turned clockwise as far as it would go and the reading was near 0 with the engine warm. I’m going to go get an oil pressure...
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