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Forum: Fuel System 08-04-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By sunnnnseeeker
Do you mean fuel tank cap? When I fill with fuel...

Do you mean fuel tank cap? When I fill with fuel it will come out the vent so I it must be open.
Forum: Fuel System 08-04-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
Carburetor Life Span??

Hello,

My A4 is having some fuel starvation issues. I cleaned the fuel filters twice on my recent 9 day motors sailing trip. That helped for about 8 hours of motoring. I didn't see any dirt in...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-10-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,267
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
tachometer

something wrong with Tach. An engine will not run at 100 rpm.
Forum: Fuel System 07-10-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,690
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
fuel pump

Check the 5A fuse, if has one, in wire from coil to oil pressure safety switch. Run a bypass wire from the hot lead on coil to fuel pump. This bypasses the wire with fuse and the oil pressure...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-11-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,448
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
Jim, If a person cranks the engine long...

Jim,

If a person cranks the engine long enough to pump water in from the exhaust and the water reaches the cylinders I don't think the engine would start after this point (flooded water in the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-10-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,448
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
There cound be an internal leak from the cooling...

There cound be an internal leak from the cooling passages or cylinder wall that is allowing the water into the oil. When you cut off the water the engine start easily. Possibly you're getting water...
Forum: Electrical 08-09-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,045
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
I don't know about the wiring harness in your...

I don't know about the wiring harness in your boat but I am positive that the ground is required and at least one of the wires is a ground, somewhere. If the ground is not in the wiring harness it...
Forum: General Maintenance 08-09-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,516
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
I would make absolutely sure the mating surfaces...

I would make absolutely sure the mating surfaces are clean. I even scratched mine up with 120 grit emery cloth. I would use the High Strength Permatex Lock Tite (red) to set the head studs. You...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-06-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,556
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
A small crack may not be noticable in a...

A small crack may not be noticable in a compression test but for sure it would leak water. A small crack ,especially if you don't know is there, would probably not effect performance, unless the...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 08-06-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,091
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
that makes life easy then.....if the surfaces are...

that makes life easy then.....if the surfaces are smooth, sort of, and the hose is new or in good shape, sealant is not necessary, to mess things up. Good luck on your project!
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 08-06-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,091
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
If the boat is out of the water, best to replace...

If the boat is out of the water, best to replace the hose. If boat is in the water try anything to stop the leak. Any good sailboat marina sells the replacement hose designed and cut for this...
Forum: Ignition System 08-04-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,432
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
Engine Spark Timing

I have electronic ignition and I timed the engine perfectly (highest rpm with tach) when it was running 1800 rmp with no load on it (boat not in water). Boat now is in water, Indigo prop installed,...
Forum: C&C 08-04-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 25,602
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
Dave, Thanks for the notice about the CNC...

Dave,

Thanks for the notice about the CNC web site. I didn't know that was available. Some good information there.

Jim,

I am very impressed with what you have done with your boat. Thanks...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-04-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,820
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
Don, I have been meaning to tell you that...

Don,

I have been meaning to tell you that the manifold studs I purchased from MMI were 1 thread too short, just to be flush with the nut, with your new after market manifold. I did not install...
Forum: C&C 08-01-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 25,602
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
Sorry, I missed the "hull" part. My MKI DOES...

Sorry, I missed the "hull" part. My MKI DOES NOT have a Balsa Core hull. Only the deck.

Nathan
Forum: C&C 08-01-2008, 11:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 25,602
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
My 30 ft C&C MKI DOES have balsa core. ...

My 30 ft C&C MKI DOES have balsa core. Unfortunately the port side deck chain plate cover leaked and neglect over time allowed the core to get wet which resulted in the core to rot and then the deck...
Forum: Exhaust System 08-01-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,598
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
My WLM - Material is fiberglass - it is very...

My WLM - Material is fiberglass - it is very light and works fine. I don't worry about it melting as it always has plenty of water in it.
Forum: C&C 07-31-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 25,602
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
My 30 ft C&C has the Exhaust hose to the top of...

My 30 ft C&C has the Exhaust hose to the top of the transom also. I always wondered why that went so high - you've answered that for me - thanks.

Nathan
Forum: Exhaust System 07-25-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,646
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
it is real close to 1 11/16 inches

it is real close to 1 11/16 inches
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-25-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,700
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
Don, I have been thinking about the extended...

Don,

I have been thinking about the extended needle valve. I think it would be easier to make a tool (screwdriver cap type tool about 2 inches long) that will fit over the exisitng needle valve...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-24-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,700
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
The fuel pump would be in the way on my engine or...

The fuel pump would be in the way on my engine or else a long screwdriver would work.

I forgot to mention a comment/question about the overheating stated above. For what it is worth, I don't see...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-24-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,700
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
GREAT idea! My fuel pump is in the way for easy...

GREAT idea! My fuel pump is in the way for easy screwdriver access to the idle adjustment screw. I tried like heck to turn the screw with my fingers but it is too small I can't get any leverage on...
Forum: General Interest 07-22-2008, 01:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,848
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
I think that will do it!

I think that will do it!
Forum: Exhaust System 07-15-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,031
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
3 dashes are better than none. they'll be fine -...

3 dashes are better than none. they'll be fine - be careful not to over torque. MMI sells stainless flange studs. You could pick up stainless bolts in a marine store.
Forum: Overhaul 07-14-2008, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,130
Posted By sunnnnseeeker
Note from Don that I had seen he posted some time...

Note from Don that I had seen he posted some time back.
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