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Forum: Exhaust System 07-13-2022, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By ndutton
Studs my friends. The fastening system (hex...

Studs my friends. The fastening system (hex nuts) is then on the outside of the flange, not buried deep in the manifold. If they want to seize solid in the manifold, don't care anymore.

This...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-30-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By Dave Neptune
John, you must of missed something. Do get some...

John, you must of missed something. Do get some Permatex #2, it's messy, sticky and not easy to wipe off BUT IT WORKS WELL:rolleyes:.

Both surfaces need to be clean, dry and "FLAT" so everything...
Forum: Overhaul 05-15-2022, 12:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,042
Posted By ndutton
Thanks for doing that test, it really helps. ...

Thanks for doing that test, it really helps.

My bet is your stuffing box is adjusted too tight, simple as that. With the driveline attached, the rotating shaft heats up due to friction with the...
Forum: Cooling System 03-19-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By Dave Neptune
Tim, it is not how it looks outside that is...

Tim, it is not how it looks outside that is important it is inside. The cover plate looks pretty good EXCEPT I spotted a couple of lock washers on the bolts a big NO NO as a lock washer won't really...
Forum: General Interest 02-21-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By edwardc
Countermeasures

Best COVID strategy ever.
Forum: General Interest 02-12-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By Hokahey
Video blown head gasket/ total engine Upgrade Moyer and Indigo

Hey! Check out this episode where our head gasket blows, towboat guy crashed our Pearson Triton into low bridge. We repair the head gasket and bolts. Thanks Don for the help with the engine, new...
Forum: Electrical 02-09-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By ndutton
As soon as I read the opening post I sent Ando an...

As soon as I read the opening post I sent Ando an email attachment privately (included here) describing what this was about.

https://www.lockhaven.edu/~dsimanek/museum/test-pm.htm
Specific to...
Forum: Exhaust System 02-03-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,220
Posted By ndutton
Without prior experience, programming the delay...

Without prior experience, programming the delay timer will be a challenge. There are over 33 timing sequences to choose from and a seemingly infinite range of delays, all selected by shorting the...
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: Exhaust System 02-02-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,220
Posted By ndutton
Tinkering with the exhaust system

Last year I installed an automatic waterlift drain. With the marginal hot section rise on a Catalina 30 it's one more level of protection against water incursion through the exhaust. Every time the...
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 01-21-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 495
Posted By ndutton
Late model A4

This one is advertised in the Dallas area, may be an opportunity for someone nearby. Notice its history is in fresh water and it has been listed for 28 days so far. After that long they might be...
Forum: Fuel System 01-20-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By joe_db
Mine reads 0-5 PSI, not 0-100 and a red light...

Mine reads 0-5 PSI, not 0-100 and a red light comes on when the fuel pressure gets below 1 PSI.

This is it:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/262058478258?hash=item3d03e70ab2:g:0McAAOSwUBlZsJt0

That...
Forum: General Interest 12-06-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,029
Posted By ndutton
Newport Bay Harbor Launch

Check out Doug's A-4 powered motor launch. Click on "Community" near the top of this page, then click on "Pictures and Albums."

Looks good, Doug
Forum: Links of Particular Interest 11-28-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,198
Posted By Neuse River Sailor
Old Atomic Sailor Newsletters

I came across some old issues of The Atomic Sailor, Universal Motor's newsletter for Atomic 4 users, and here they are for my friends at the forum (the first issue appears to be missing pages 1 and...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-14-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,691
Posted By Al Schober
Install a pressure gauge in the line to the carb....

Install a pressure gauge in the line to the carb. If you lose pressure (for whatever reason) the gauge will tell you, then you can track it down.
Install a test light (LED?) to coil +. If the...
Forum: General Interest 10-30-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Moyer’s wiring diagram has been very helpful for...

Moyer’s wiring diagram has been very helpful for me.

https://moyermarine.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/wiringkitOVEL_01_394.pdf
Forum: General Interest 10-29-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By ndutton
Sorry, I should have been more specific. There...

Sorry, I should have been more specific. There is only one coil and on its top there are 2 small terminal posts and the big output post in the middle. I'm talking about the small posts. One is...
Forum: Introductions 10-20-2021, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,749
Posted By JOHN COOKSON
Get copy of the Moyer manual ...

Get copy of the Moyer manual
https://moyermarine.com/product-category/manuals/

Start with the easy basic stuff: Tune ups, oil changes, fuel system service.
You will get to know your engine...
Forum: Catalina 10-17-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,852
Posted By ndutton
This is the motor mount that was used throughout...

This is the motor mount that was used throughout the sailboat industry when your boat was built and matches the mounts on my 1977 Catalina 30:...
Forum: Electrical 09-29-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,488
Posted By ndutton
There are no practical issues with a 100 amp...

There are no practical issues with a 100 amp alternator on an Atomic 4 engine. The charge rate - - - directly correlated to the alternator load placed on the engine - - - is determined by the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-28-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,478
Posted By Orion C&C 33
Hello Randy.. Welcome to the forum... It's...

Hello Randy..

Welcome to the forum... It's been a while since I've been on.
It's funny that all of your symptoms mirrors mine.

You say your maximum RPM is 1200... It sounds more like your...
Forum: General Interest 09-14-2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,335
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...
Forum: Cooling System 09-12-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By scratchee
Art, a few years ago I had a pretty serious...

Art, a few years ago I had a pretty serious overheating event due to a number of stupid circumstances that were totally my fault. One little piece of luck was that my cooling circuit had a...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-30-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,667
Posted By Mo
Agree with Joe there. Ando, did you have anyone...

Agree with Joe there. Ando, did you have anyone look at that oil sending unit with you. Is there anyone we know close by that could have a peek? I'd do that before I'd go hauling things apart. As...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-30-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,667
Posted By joe_db
I use Shell Rotella 15W40 and it works well. That...

I use Shell Rotella 15W40 and it works well. That said, the issue you are having is not going to be fixed with different oil. Straight 30 isn't THAT bad. I would try it anyway, but I wouldn't expect...
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