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Forum: Troubleshooting 09-17-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,667
Posted By Ando
Oil pressure issue resolved

Yes, I solved the oil pressure problem...the 3/4" nut at the oil pan was loosely fitted. I found out when I went to do an oil change. Did the oil change from straight 30 to three quarts of 20-50...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-31-2021, 02:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,667
Posted By Ando
I am fortunate enough to say that Ndutton is near...

I am fortunate enough to say that Ndutton is near me. But I confirmed that the sending unit is, in fact, reading correctly by ordering a mechanical gauge from mmi and testing it with the regulating...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-29-2021, 03:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,667
Posted By Ando
Here it is. The instructions call for PVC but I...

Here it is. The instructions call for PVC but I just couldnít do it and went with brass

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Forum: General Interest 01-02-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,410
Posted By Ando
Happy Happy Happy Ď21

Grateful for you all and wishing you all a wonderful new year.
Forum: General Interest 09-17-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,266
Posted By Ando
Awesome! Thank you. I will be using graphite...

Awesome! Thank you. I will be using graphite paste (better for really high temp areas Like that and the manifold exhaust area too). :)
Forum: General Interest 09-16-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,266
Posted By Ando
Why is it that this makes me feel like itís the...

Why is it that this makes me feel like itís the night before Disneyland when I was a child, or like itís my bday or Xmas or something?
15391 even set it up next to my bonsai plant for aesthetics :D
Forum: General Interest 09-07-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By Ando
1. Torquing wrench obtained to re-torque the...

1. Torquing wrench obtained to re-torque the head bolts to 35 foot pounds;
2. Ordered the MMI 502 pump impeller (and impeller extractor tool);
3. Ordered the anti-siphon loop attachment (new...
Forum: General Interest 07-30-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,266
Posted By Ando
Yes, flow sensor is installed Water pump is...

Yes, flow sensor is installed
Water pump is brand new
Yes, muriatic acid wash was done recently
Yes as to the bypass valve. Ok Iíll try removing the thermostat and closing the valve and report...
Forum: General Interest 07-30-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,266
Posted By Ando
Piece of mind when I'm out there. It's bothering...

Piece of mind when I'm out there. It's bothering me. When I rev it, it goes up to 180 and smoke has now started coming out the back. It's clearly smoke, just like the old engine did before I...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-26-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,966
Posted By Ando
I assume you just purchased the OíDay and the PO...

I assume you just purchased the OíDay and the PO informed you that the engine needs a head gasket. Maybe call the PO and ask where he got that info and get a history of the engine. Does it run?
Forum: Overhaul 07-22-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,574
Posted By Ando
I just tore into it :D I did however make...

I just tore into it :D
I did however make notes, took lots of pics and arraigned the lifters and springs in order from 1-8 from flywheel to aft.
I'm sure a more learned approach will by posted for...
Forum: General Interest 06-21-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,763
Posted By Ando
June 11 was the first Sea trial after an engine...

June 11 was the first Sea trial after an engine swap.
Yesterday was our first sail
Today will be our second sail
Happy Fathers Day
Forum: Overhaul 05-28-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 41,263
Posted By Ando
Congratulations! Sounds great!

Congratulations! Sounds great!
Forum: Overhaul 05-12-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 41,263
Posted By Ando
That sound is music to my ears. Not too rough...

That sound is music to my ears. Not too rough imo.
Forum: Fuel System 05-12-2020, 03:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,448
Posted By Ando
Can you tell where the leak is exactly emanating...

Can you tell where the leak is exactly emanating from on the carburetor?
Forum: Reversing Gear 05-10-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,604
Posted By Ando
Been there...kinda still there (and itís getting...

Been there...kinda still there (and itís getting strangely comfy). I just keep telling myself, ďitís a good hobbyĒ, which keeps me going. When I got into this, the engine was totally unfamiliar...
Forum: Cooling System 05-09-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,080
Posted By Ando
14999 This is my set up. Re your...

14999

This is my set up.

Re your question as to whether it is advisable to run fresh water through the cooling system using a hose that is connected to a fresh water spout, the answer (based...
Forum: General Interest 05-09-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,266
Posted By Ando
Two tone painting of the top deck: Phase 2

After Phase 1, I have to admit that I had to take some time away from the lil yachty...I was burnt out. But Iím back. Phase 2 has begun. I got a late start today. I started at noon. By 5pm, I...
Forum: Overhaul 05-06-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 41,263
Posted By Ando
Yes!!! Sheís looking great! Nice job!

Yes!!! Sheís looking great! Nice job!
Forum: General Interest 04-28-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,266
Posted By Ando
Thanks...itís a fun, good and never ending hobby....

Thanks...itís a fun, good and never ending hobby. Keeps me out of trouble ha!
Forum: General Interest 04-26-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,266
Posted By Ando
14957 Oh yes, for item #7 interlux 333...

14957

Oh yes, for item #7 interlux 333 thinner. This is a pic of the permatex sealant I was referring to in item #4.
Forum: General Interest 04-26-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,266
Posted By Ando
From reading the directions on the paint can,...

From reading the directions on the paint can, reading articles on painting and watching YouTube videos, I learned to do the following:
*For previously painted surfaces
1. Clean the surface

2. ...
Forum: Introductions 04-25-2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,332
Posted By Ando
What the others said about the float needle. As...

What the others said about the float needle. As for that nut: there are areas on the engine that, from rust and condensation etc, get fused. Be patient with it. Use the right size wrench first and...
Forum: Introductions 04-23-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,332
Posted By Ando
No bracket for the float valve needle. The only...

No bracket for the float valve needle. The only thing that holds that needle in place is the float itself. Once the needle and the floats are assembled in their respective positions, flip the...
Forum: Polls 04-14-2020, 04:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 63,602
Posted By Ando
Thumbs up 14883 ??/28/74...itís a Ď74, same as my boat...

14883
??/28/74...itís a Ď74, same as my boat and about 45 (about the same age as me). Got an older one at home I am disassembling and rebuilding. Iíll look and report back at the date. Thx for...
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