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Forum: Troubleshooting 07-22-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By Surcouf
honestly, unless you want to sell the boat in a...

honestly, unless you want to sell the boat in a few weeks... you cannot make a better investment. Will save you a fortune in ignorant mechanics, make your engine reliable and trustworthy.
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Forum: Overhaul 07-19-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Surcouf
I would say the old valve: might be pitted and...

I would say the old valve: might be pitted and not re-usable, but should be a good "lapping tool"
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-15-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By Surcouf
it can be found here ...

it can be found here
https://moyermarine.com/product/ignitor-module-replacement-kit-for-late-model-motors-with-delco-distributors-iglm_13-1_490/

no idea why it fried. I used to leave the engine...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-06-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,622
Posted By Surcouf
for a simple test... flush it with water, make a...

for a simple test... flush it with water, make a short test pumping water through it; then flush it back with gas to avoid corrosion.
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-06-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By Surcouf
so if cars had their exhausts mixing exhaust...

so if cars had their exhausts mixing exhaust gases and cooling water... we would see milky oil more often :)

Milky oil could also be a sign from water back flowing to the engine due to wrong...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-24-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By Surcouf
1 knot? that is reallllly slow. Many...

1 knot? that is reallllly slow.

Many different potential reasons...
- obvious one is of course a very dirty prop.... anyway you can anchor in clean water and remove barnacles?
- while in...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-10-2021, 03:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,347
Posted By Surcouf
not sure I would call 180 as overheating. ...

not sure I would call 180 as overheating.

See the poll, and the comments. Several owners are running at 180 especially with fresh water cooling. A4 will be happy @ 180...
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 05-20-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,238
Posted By Surcouf
I think this is the wrong number. The last 2...

I think this is the wrong number. The last 2 digits should be the engine casting year. Look just above the number you took a pic off; and yes, it is behind the fire protector for air intake :)

see...
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-02-2021, 02:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,670
Posted By Surcouf
What you call the shiny rings seem to be the...

What you call the shiny rings seem to be the cylinders of the valve tappets in the top position
https://moyermarine.com/product/valve-tappet-oval_07-0_201-0/
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-01-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,670
Posted By Surcouf
great pics! I agree with the previous comment:...

great pics!
I agree with the previous comment:
- make sure water valve and ignition is off, and slowly turn the engine by hand, watching all the valves: you want to make sure that all valves go...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-29-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,317
Posted By Surcouf
Welcome! Most if not all parts available at...

Welcome!
Most if not all parts available at our sponsor Moyer marine.
Strongly recommend to get the Manual, a mine of information on maintenance troubleshooting etc..
...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-29-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,903
Posted By Surcouf
So if I recap: - compression in cylinder 3 OK:...

So if I recap:
- compression in cylinder 3 OK: no valve blocked
- cylinders 1 & 2 running: so air / gas is actually mixing and getting into the manifold, AND no major back-pressure on the exhaust...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-18-2021, 04:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,903
Posted By Surcouf
If plugs / wire tests failed, confirming no...

If plugs / wire tests failed, confirming no compression would be next step. Spray regularly and generously MMO / WD 40 etc.. trying to aim at valves. If you have access to the valve cover, you can...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-17-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,903
Posted By Surcouf
Before getting into compression, I would try to...

Before getting into compression, I would try to swap wires + spark plugs around, to rule out wire or plug issues. But agree that this screams stuck valves, especially on 3 & 4, closer to exhaust. Is...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-16-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,371
Posted By Surcouf
I would add that the understanding if your shaft...

I would add that the understanding if your shaft is spinning as it should, or if your gear is "slipping" when in reverse, is key here. You mentioned earlier that it seems to accelerate when you ramp...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-10-2021, 04:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,936
Posted By Surcouf
I would recommend to read that whole thread,...

I would recommend to read that whole thread, block got repaired
https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10561&highlight=cracked+block&page=4

Another block with a crack on the...
Forum: Overhaul 03-03-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 30,522
Posted By Surcouf
and sadly, you can't even blame the kids (whose...

and sadly, you can't even blame the kids (whose shoes we could see) for the ladder, unless they already know how to use a screwdriver for a prank...
Forum: Good Guys 03-03-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,178
Posted By Surcouf
Welcome to the forum! I went from being able of...

Welcome to the forum!
I went from being able of nothing, to removing my engine and partially overhauling it with the Afourians' help. I could never find a qualified mechanic to help me...
and to...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-02-2021, 03:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,814
Posted By Surcouf
I had a very scaled motor, exactly where your...

I had a very scaled motor, exactly where your is... This part went OK. A lot of "cold chiseling" and scrapping , then multiple cleaning and then POR painting.

But scaling only occurrs with water,...
Forum: Overhaul 02-17-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By Surcouf
Great. Good luck for the rest as underlined...

Great. Good luck for the rest

as underlined by Don:
"""2) Can I assume there are blind holes there (in certain stud holes)?
The only cylinder head stud hole that does not enter the water...
Forum: Overhaul 02-16-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By Surcouf
I will let the boss explain, answer #2: ...

I will let the boss explain, answer #2:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=919&postcount=2

All your head bolts but one should end up in the water jacket. So if you see...
Forum: Troubleshooting 02-15-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,814
Posted By Surcouf
do not wait for the new pan to remove the old...

do not wait for the new pan to remove the old one... with the level of corrosion you have, you will likely break a few bolts, or have to grind a couple heads.
And then the fun begins....
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-22-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By Surcouf
Is this a "blinker fluid" prank?[/QUOTE] no:...

Is this a "blinker fluid" prank?[/QUOTE]

no: this is a typical thing to test on "old" cars, when brushes get worn and dirty... litteraly hit the starter with a hammer (or try to rotate it manually...
Forum: Exhaust System 12-07-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
Posted By Surcouf
What will fail first, and it is invisible, is the...

What will fail first, and it is invisible, is the internal liner. When I removed my engine, I discovered that the internal liner had collapsed, and was creating a serious restriction to the exhaust...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-24-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,847
Posted By Surcouf
if ity was me, I would take a small grinder /...

if ity was me, I would take a small grinder / small hand tool, and grind those 2 corners on the engine directly, rather than taking the risk of loosening the head... just my 2 cents. Good luck
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