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Forum: Troubleshooting 08-01-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,941
Posted By Bold Rascal
Congrats and welcome

This forum will prove itself to be an awesome resource for you. Tons of great experience here.

Definitely follow the advice about vacuuming out the loose scale and soaking those plugs with...
Forum: General Interest 10-24-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,169
Posted By Bold Rascal
Welcome to the forum Matt

Buy the Moyer manual as suggested and keep it simple. You'll be just fine.
Forum: Introductions 10-21-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,705
Posted By Bold Rascal
Best (easiest) way

Vacuum extractor from West marine,
Dip stick tube extension from MMI..:D
Forum: General Interest 06-18-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,976
Posted By Bold Rascal
Hmmm?

Anti fouling?
Forum: Cooling System 06-17-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,451
Posted By Bold Rascal
Over heating

Hello Alex, all good advice here in the forum but as you may have guessed it, Overheating can a frustrating thing to correct.

Go to Autozone or pep boys or similar and pick up an inexpensive set...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 06-17-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,414
Posted By Bold Rascal
Thumbs up What a great problem!

If your idle is any where near where it should be and it still travels too fast I'd like to know what kind of prop your running.
Forum: Fuel System 06-14-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,879
Posted By Bold Rascal
Thumbs up All great advice,

But the fact that it eventually fuel starves and then runs fine after the addition of more fuel only to eventually starve out again sounds extremely familiar. :rolleyes:

It's amazing how even the...
Forum: Exhaust System 05-23-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,860
Posted By Bold Rascal
Call a plumber

Most of your typical home service type plumbers will have what you need to properly "braze" this for you. Probably wouldn't take them more than 30 min's.
Forum: Polls 05-23-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 32,869
Posted By Bold Rascal
Annually?

I rebuilt the carb during my efforts to get the motor running after purchasing her late in 2011. Lil beastie has been running just fine ever since. I recently acquired another carb to keep as a spare...
Forum: Catalina 05-20-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,200
Posted By Bold Rascal
Whew!

For a moment there Shawn, I thought you had sold your boat. :rolleyes:
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-15-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,127
Posted By Bold Rascal
Patience and perserverance

Good job Chris!
Forum: Safety 05-15-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,233
Posted By Bold Rascal
Thumbs up Nice install 67

+1 on the Marelon, Also it was the only 1/2" NPS seacock I was able to find.

Had I known better at the time. I would have taken out the 1/2" and up sized to 3/4' but it's performing well at...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-14-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,359
Posted By Bold Rascal
Any WD40 or?

Any preservative coating? or no need to bother?
Forum: General Maintenance 05-14-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,359
Posted By Bold Rascal
Spare carb storage

Just rebuilt the spare carb which was supplied me by Marion Claire (thanks again Marion!).

So now that it's all rebuilt and ready for use I want to keep it on the boat as a ready spare.

What's...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 05-10-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,867
Posted By Bold Rascal
In closing, for now...

I'd like to say thanks to everyone who provided comments and feedback to my inquiry.
That being said, I have made a prop purchase, and even received a special discount. Thanks TS, Thanks MM for an...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-10-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bold Rascal
Seafoam

Nothing against MMO. I keep a fairly large bottle on the boat.
Seafoam is also a good product, did wonders for my old Honda VF750 with quad carbs.
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-10-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 73,259
Posted By Bold Rascal
Thumbs up Good for you Whippet

Hopefully not too many troubled nights sleep during the winter over this..
Forum: Electrical 05-10-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 21,999
Posted By Bold Rascal
Thumbs up Leave it to MM!

I like that wiring kit, Excellent...

Welcome to the forum Mauricio...

+1 on Shawn's recommendation.
One comment though; One would think that with as many sailboats that were manufactured and...
Forum: Cooling System 05-09-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,886
Posted By Bold Rascal
Hiya Ed

Nice job on post #22! Impressive...
Forum: Cooling System 05-09-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,886
Posted By Bold Rascal
Great Job

Good for you David. Perseverance and logic win out yet again.
Forum: Cooling System 05-08-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,886
Posted By Bold Rascal
Testing, testing...

Welcome to the forum David.
Since the boat is on the hard and your just interested in running the motor for evaluation purposes, would it make sense to completely bypass the FWC system completely...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 05-08-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,867
Posted By Bold Rascal
Interresting..

I can certainly appreciate respecting the forum and it's provider however, JDB makes an excellent point.

My opinion (of which I am also entitled) is that this forum is here specifically for help...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 05-08-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,867
Posted By Bold Rascal
Exclamation But!

Moyer Marine does have a forum discussion category specifically for "Drive Train / Propellers". :rolleyes:

Speaking only for myself, I'm extremely pleased and appreciative that MM supports this...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 05-08-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,867
Posted By Bold Rascal
Thumbs up Moyer Marine is the best!

Yet again, Why Moyer Marine gets my highest rating.
I called our good friend Ken at Moyer parts yesterday. As always he was extremely helpful and I ordered some parts (including a much desired...
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 05-07-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,786
Posted By Bold Rascal
Same here!

Welcome to the forum and for sure let us know what you determine.

I occasionally find a little pool of water around the spark plug on No1 cylinder. My suspicion is that it's not from a leaking...
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