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Forum: General Interest 08-23-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up Thanks everyone! I appreciate you sharing your...

Thanks everyone! I appreciate you sharing your personal stories. Some folks (like my father), just up and quit sailing one day and never looked back..it is just time for us to open our book to a new...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-14-2022, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,169
Posted By BVLew
Thumbs up Success!

Final update:

So, I was wrong. There WAS a snap-ring. Tried a screwdriver. Didn't work. Bought the $5 Harbor Freight snap ring tool. Didn't work. Tried the screwdriver again, and it worked. New...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-02-2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,169
Posted By joe_db
The most likely problem is you damaged the rubber...

The most likely problem is you damaged the rubber impellor, the water pump does not want to run dry.
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-06-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,652
Posted By Dave Neptune
Do any of the plugs have an "R" in the plug...

Do any of the plugs have an "R" in the plug number. That indicates a resistor type. What you are doing by holding the plug wire away is increasing the resistance which backs up the current a bit...
Forum: General Interest 06-20-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Dave Neptune
Bill, I spoke to Mo about 3 months ago on the...

Bill, I spoke to Mo about 3 months ago on the phone regarding a power boat I was interested in. Anyway that was the last I heard from him.

Dave Neptune :cool:
Forum: General Interest 06-18-2022, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By W2ET
New MVP's!

I just noticed:

Peter and TimBSmith.

Congratulations and thanks for all you do for the forum.

Bill

ps: BTW, Any Mo or Russ sightings lately?
Forum: General Maintenance 05-18-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By Al Schober
Be stingy on the MMO in the fuel. IMHO, the hot...

Be stingy on the MMO in the fuel. IMHO, the hot intake valves are the first thing the fuel hit, and the heavy fraction of the MMO deposits on the stem of the inlet valves, causing buildup and...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-17-2022, 03:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By Surcouf
Before going extreme, spraying your favorite...

Before going extreme, spraying your favorite lubricant in the cylinders, on top of the valves as much as you can between 2 days of sailing, and a few high rev operation with hot engine may break...
Forum: ABYC and USCG Standards 02-25-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,003
Posted By W2ET
New Fire Protection Standards

Here.
(https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/10/22/2021-22578/fire-protection-for-recreational-vessels#sectno-reference-175.320)
Bill
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-26-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,555
Posted By Dave Neptune
No rebuild yet! A stuck or sticky valve is...

No rebuild yet! A stuck or sticky valve is probably causing the zero cylinder~~no biggie. The low numbers are not that bad and could easily be sticky rings from sitting or the results of a poor...
Forum: General Interest 11-24-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By B Moyer
Happy Thanksgiving

As we take our seats around the Thanksgiving table this year, it's important to give thanks. For us, that's saying how grateful and thankful we are to have you as loyal Forum Members who give of...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-13-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,240
Posted By Dave Neptune
How did you conduct the 2 compression tests? ...

How did you conduct the 2 compression tests?

The test should be done first dry and then with some oil sprayed into the cylinder the wet test.

When conducting the tests the throttle and choke...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-12-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,240
Posted By indigo
Dirty Fuel

Pitching in big waves brings to mind stirring up muck lying in the bottom of your fuel tank. Take a look at your in line fuel filter and also drain the carb bowl and see what comes out. If there is...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-28-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By Dave Neptune
Since she started right back up I doubt it is...

Since she started right back up I doubt it is spark related as a coil can open up and quit when warm it does need a bit of time to cool and throw a spark. Does the spark look blue or yellowish?

I...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-26-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By JOHN COOKSON
A dying coil will exhibit these symptoms. Do you...

A dying coil will exhibit these symptoms. Do you have an EI?

After the next shutdown check for spark by pulling the big wire out of the center of the distributor cap and hold it close to the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-17-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,584
Posted By Al Schober
Most favorable assumption is that the issues are...

Most favorable assumption is that the issues are related - otherwise you have a new problem. Perhaps some debris from the failed pump found its way into the carb? Likelihood of this is increased if...
Forum: General Interest 09-29-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,800
Posted By sastanley
Steve, We are still here! Welcome back!:cool:

Steve, We are still here! Welcome back!:cool:
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-28-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By Al Schober
Your friend got very lucky. First that the...

Your friend got very lucky. First that the damage wasn't worse. Think hole in the block. Second that he had you for a friend to help out.
Forum: General Interest 09-27-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,800
Posted By Whippet
Fired right up after 2 years on the hard

To jump in on what others are saying about reliability of the A4...

Because of border closures I was away from my Canada-based C&C27 / A4 for two years.

Today I finally got to the boat club. ...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-26-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By Al Schober
Was the engine over-revved? This engine only has...

Was the engine over-revved? This engine only has two main bearings, one at each end. There's no crankshaft bearing between cylinders 2 and 3.
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-26-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By Dave Neptune
Take a good look at the broken area. I have seen...

Take a good look at the broken area. I have seen a few broken cranks on duty rated engines. Most often they are an existing crack that finally let go. Look for dissimilarities on the surface of the...
Forum: General Interest 09-26-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,800
Posted By Vermonstah
Piling on here

Just want to add my two cents.

One reason for my radio silence here - my A4 has been extremely reliable. Due largely to the great insights and counsel that I have received over the years from Don...
Forum: Fuel System 09-25-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By roadnsky
I think that piece looks a lot like one of the...

I think that piece looks a lot like one of the two screws holding the butterfly valve as Dave said.
Are you missing one of those screws?
See pics...
Forum: General Interest 09-24-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,800
Posted By Orion C&C 33
Are the Atomic 4 reliable...?? When I purchased...

Are the Atomic 4 reliable...?? When I purchased my C&C 33 it came with the Atomic 4.

Bringing home my sailboat to its new home we need to travel 79 nautical miles,
even through all the safety...
Forum: General Interest 09-14-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By lat 64
I'm here! Shawn texted me. We're alive and...

I'm here!

Shawn texted me.
We're alive and well. Boat still on the hard:rolleyes:.
Spent most of this past year doing remodel on a second house that we got for cheap.
Doing some boat stuff...
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