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Forum: Aftermarket Kits and Accessories 01-06-2023, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By ndutton
Not necessary to drain the oil first. The 3/4"...

Not necessary to drain the oil first. The 3/4" plug you're replacing is above the oil level in the crankcase so no muss, no fuss.

edit: Huge hint - a 3/4" 12 point socket fits the square head on...
Forum: Electrical 01-05-2023, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By joe_db
80 amps sounds about right. Make sure the wire is...

80 amps sounds about right. Make sure the wire is adequate as well, I would use 4 gauge myself.
Forum: Fuel System 12-21-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,828
Posted By Anchor1800
Resolution, and some humble pie

Last update -
Posting this so others can learn from my mistakes and ensure they absolutely check everything.

The long story short is I did not completely remove the old gasket from where it was...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 11-16-2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,723
Posted By ndutton
I have no experience with the split coupler so I...

I have no experience with the split coupler so I have no business commenting on it. However, my experience and opinion of the standard coupler is this: In the 100+ engines and drivelines I installed...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 11-08-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,723
Posted By Al Schober
Not sure why you're replacing all that stuff. ...

Not sure why you're replacing all that stuff. Does it need replacement?
Make sure whoever is doing the shaft has the coupling in hand so they can drill the shaft for the coupling set screws. They...
Forum: Fuel System 11-03-2022, 12:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,828
Posted By sastanley
Neil thanks...those are the details I had just...

Neil thanks...those are the details I had just never worked out yet. I would also eliminate the hard copper line and use a soft A-1 fuel line to the secondary filter and then the inline pressure...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 10-06-2022, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By bobtookmm
third attempt a charm

I think the linkage was blocking my attempt to adjust ...
tight as a drum now yey

The forum really shown in their support, big reason for keeping the engine
Bob
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-01-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By henry.blanchette
Thank you all. I am afraid that the answer was...

Thank you all. I am afraid that the answer was (as per usual with me it seems) simpler and more embarrassing than everyone was thinking. I took the pump off the boat so I could bring it home and get...
Forum: General Interest 08-23-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
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, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,352
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 08-14-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By joe_db
The ether trick works. Also I have to throw in...

The ether trick works.
Also I have to throw in the 534th recommendation for a fuel pressure gauge. Mine has paid for itself over and over again.
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-21-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By TimBSmith
Update: resolved.

Skip to learnings if you are that guy....

1. Main passage plug on carb- Bone Dry
2. Main passage fuel flow with jumped Facet pump- Nothing
3. Main feed from fuel filter to Facet Inlet with...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-23-2022, 04:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,628
Posted By benbox
I'm posting an update after the troubleshooting...

I'm posting an update after the troubleshooting work the last couple of weeks, so that we can close out this thread. We finally proved that the problem was water in the fuel. First of all, we...
Forum: Overhaul 05-08-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 23,859
Posted By ndutton
Thanks to Thatch several years ago I learned that...

Thanks to Thatch several years ago I learned that precise timing has a dramatic effect on the ability to maintain a low idle.

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=108158
Forum: Electrical 04-26-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,642
Posted By edwardc
Thanks for the nudge. To refresh, I have...

Thanks for the nudge.

To refresh, I have eight EVE 280AH LiFePO4 prismatic cells.

I ended up ordering the Rec Active BMS. The manufacturer was very quick to reply to my questions, and I now...
Forum: Introductions 04-19-2022, 10:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,138
Posted By southcoasting
As a long time A4 dabbler and long time lurker on...

As a long time A4 dabbler and long time lurker on this site, I can tell you that you came to the right place. I have been on the FB pages and have gotten hostility at times and have observed others...
Forum: Fuel System 03-17-2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,321
Posted By sastanley
JACK, that is a thread from the archives! :D ...

JACK, that is a thread from the archives! :D

Steven, get a portable tank with a long enough hose you can keep it up on deck. There are legal implications to all that, such as squeezy bulbs and...
Forum: Ignition System 03-11-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By ndutton
If only they were Moyer Forum members

This past week I watched a classic car restoration show on The Velocity Channel named FantomWorks. The episode included restoration of a 1917 Overland with a 4 cylinder flathead engine. Near...
Forum: General Interest 02-27-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By indigo
Atomic 4 with 3 Cylinders?

I have been coaching a new A4 owner as he has been navigating his way down the ICW. It all started with him not being able to make more than about 3 knots and he contacted me to see if there was...
Forum: General Interest 02-24-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By edwardc
No, some sailing friends passed it to me in an...

No, some sailing friends passed it to me in an e-mail.

According to my daughter, its a popular meme going around, often with different hobby icons substituting for the sailboat.
Forum: General Interest 02-20-2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,599
Posted By scratchee
Does it have an ill-defined neutral, and require...

Does it have an ill-defined neutral, and require significant continuous force to hold it in reverse? If not, it's probably not for me.
Forum: Exhaust System 02-02-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,220
Posted By ndutton
a la carte The attached drawing includes...

a la carte

The attached drawing includes component info.
Edit: the wire colors on the drawing correspond to the wire colors on the components.
Forum: General Interest 01-17-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,807
Posted By ndutton
I completely agree with Mark including a detector...

I completely agree with Mark including a detector is a good redundancy. Mine is a now-discontinued Xintex unit that interfaces with the bilge blower, some of their current models do also.
Forum: Overhaul 12-09-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 48,770
Posted By Launchpad McQ
It did Greg....so far. I was skeptical that it...

It did Greg....so far. I was skeptical that it would actually hold given Starboard's inherent non-stickiness. I applied the 5200 very generously on the back as well as the visible bead you can see in...
Forum: General Interest 11-24-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
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...
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