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Forum: Electrical 09-15-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,893
Posted By Carl-T705
I don't know what you have going on here, but ...

I don't know what you have going on here, but the amp gauge may not be wired into the alternator/ battery lead wire but merely a positive wire in the harness. Or the gauge is bad. An on the cheap...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-27-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,345
Posted By Carl-T705
The screen protects the pump, not the engine.

The screen protects the pump, not the engine.
Forum: Overhaul 02-24-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,411
Posted By Carl-T705
Yeah,LOL LOL that's what you'll want to tell your...

Yeah,LOL LOL that's what you'll want to tell your spouse anyway!!!!
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-13-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,740
Posted By Carl-T705
"If the pump vanes are missing then went...

"If the pump vanes are missing then went somewhere, somewhere inside the engine."
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This is why the increase in temp when the engine RPM is increased. The flow is supposed to...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-13-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,740
Posted By Carl-T705
Ok I be curious here, How much grease did you...

Ok I be curious here, How much grease did you squeeze into the pump?? How many strokes? Raw water cooled at 160* all Summer already sounds like a cooling restriction or weak pump. Pump housing packed...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-28-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,661
Posted By Carl-T705
67, Main bearings as a general rule don't knock,...

67, Main bearings as a general rule don't knock, they spin. You did the right thing by pulling the plug wires and listening for a different sound to determine which rod may be the culprit. A knock...
Forum: Wanted to Buy - Other items 09-27-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,133
Posted By Carl-T705
I have one

I have a two blade folding A4 prop for sale, it's still on a piece of the shaft about 30 inches long I think, I'm not at home now, nor for the next several days but if you are not in a hurry I'll...
Forum: For Sale - Other Items 09-22-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,181
Posted By Carl-T705
How about $150.00 including shipping? I'll put a...

How about $150.00 including shipping? I'll put a check in the mail Monday AM if it will work for you. Shipping to GA 31097.
Forum: General Interest 09-16-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,474
Posted By Carl-T705
67rway, That's a 1974 engine you have there, not...

67rway, That's a 1974 engine you have there, not in bad shape at all. Where did you read up on not lifting these engines by the lifting eye? I've lifted 5 or 6 of these out of boats and off the...
Forum: Cooling System 08-28-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,002
Posted By Carl-T705
It sounds like a helicoil has already been...

It sounds like a helicoil has already been installed improperly and the coil has threaded through the block into the engine case.
Forum: Cooling System 08-27-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,002
Posted By Carl-T705
This is horrible... your vessel is doomed... No...

This is horrible... your vessel is doomed... No only kidding, the above mentioned will get your bolt removed. What you can also try is loosely bolting the pump back on, then get a 7/16 wrench and...
Forum: General Maintenance 08-27-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,254
Posted By Carl-T705
Is it really that much of a chore to open and...

Is it really that much of a chore to open and close a valve manually? Everything on a boat will fail, automatic stuff fails sooner than manual stuff. Wiring this to the ignition means more of a drain...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-15-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,595
Posted By Carl-T705
Hi Water in the oil IS a big issue, when you...

Hi
Water in the oil IS a big issue, when you don't know how it's getting in there. Are you certain the water is circulating in the block?

"Does the transmission/gearbox suppose to have oil in...
Forum: General Interest 08-13-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,575
Posted By Carl-T705
This may seem like a very basic question, but...

This may seem like a very basic question, but where does the vented loop go? Intake water line or exhaust? I've taken 5 of these A4 engines out of boats and have never come across one with a vented...
Forum: Ignition System 08-11-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,214
Posted By Carl-T705
Must be very old then, because the web brings up...

Must be very old then, because the web brings up zip when googled. Some high end power inverters are both inverters and chargers.
Forum: Ignition System 08-11-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,214
Posted By Carl-T705
You must have a 110 battery charger somewhere on...

You must have a 110 battery charger somewhere on this vessel. You can't PLug 110 volts into a 12 volt battery. My point is the charger must be wired somewhere before or after the selector switch, If...
Forum: Cooling System 08-10-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,446
Posted By Carl-T705
cooling systems choice

I'm replacing a 67 engine FWC with a 77 engine which will be FWC. My question is, what is the consensus on the better type of cooling system to use, the old style or the new style with FWC? I have...
Forum: Ignition System 08-10-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,214
Posted By Carl-T705
It is a battery selector switch. It has one...

It is a battery selector switch. It has one function, to select which battery is being either drawn upon or charged. If you have a 110 battery charger it would depend how it is wired as to whether...
Forum: Polls 08-10-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,414
Posted By Carl-T705
I have three running engines, plus three complete...

I have three running engines, plus three complete engines not running. 1965, 1967, 1971,2-1977s, 1979.
Forum: Reversing Gear 07-29-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,063
Posted By Carl-T705
Step 1 and 2 should produce the answer you're...

Step 1 and 2 should produce the answer you're searching,
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-26-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,205
Posted By Carl-T705
Don't think that if the valves been stuck that...

Don't think that if the valves been stuck that they will just pop free and go to working that quick. you'll have to fool with them for quite a while if you want them to free up without removing them...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-26-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,022
Posted By Carl-T705
One really needs to remember, you can't think of...

One really needs to remember, you can't think of today's gas as the gas of your Father's time. There were cruisers in the 60's who would find 55 gallon drums of avgas left on deserted islands in the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-24-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,728
Posted By Carl-T705
Nice picture Jerry, that's the intake manifold...

Nice picture Jerry, that's the intake manifold NOT the exhaust manifold !!!:D
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-23-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,728
Posted By Carl-T705
Won't launch without a running engine??? Is this...

Won't launch without a running engine??? Is this a standard practice in your area?? How would one launch an engine less sailboat here??? Seems odd to me!! Good Luck!
PS the scavenge tube doesn't...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-19-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,003
Posted By Carl-T705
I know this is a little late, but what does...

I know this is a little late, but what does "advanced the throttle mean" mean?
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