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Forum: Introductions 10-02-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By Mo
Just over a week ago Fiona wiped up our club. 11...

Just over a week ago Fiona wiped up our club. 11 sunk, 3 on beach, about 30 more damaged. Odyssey did fine, bent ladder and small paint chip. We are still cleaning up. Will need new marina for next...
Forum: General Interest 08-16-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By Mo
If you had pumped out the fuel tank and cleaned...

If you had pumped out the fuel tank and cleaned as best you can I'd say you are done there. In the past we'd add some more fuel following pumping, rock the boat, and pump dry again. That said, it's...
Forum: General Interest 08-15-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By Mo
Agree with Dave. Something else to consider is...

Agree with Dave. Something else to consider is continued dirt making it's way into your fuel system. Although you cleaned the tank, new fuel etc it only takes small particles flaking off from the...
Forum: General Interest 06-22-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Mo
Can't be discussing acquisitions such as pictured...

Can't be discussing acquisitions such as pictured with the Admiral. They think they have a budget. I'm down to 4 and 2 partials in my garage right now. I have one duty ready backup runner and one...
Forum: General Interest 06-22-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Mo
Still around.

I'm still around. Just busy as heck. Just helped a guy remove, rebuild and install the A4 in his boat. I gave him every part he needed. Just sent crank bearings, pistons and rods to a machine...
Forum: General Maintenance 11-05-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 44,951
Posted By Mo
Windshield washer fluid for the head.

I was down to the boat yesterday to check things and ran into a member that has the contract to clean the yacht club. He was winterizing a pump he uses and told me that we should winterize our...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-18-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 44,951
Posted By Mo
Boat hauled, time to winterize.

This morning, myself and two friends hauled 3 boats and parked them for the winter. It was the best season I'd had in 4 years and I logged either close or over 1700 nautical miles. Most of that day...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-28-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By Mo
Alden just hauled the engine out of the boat this...

Alden just hauled the engine out of the boat this afternoon and pulled it apart
Number 3 piston....number 4 in firing order, connecting rod failure at bearing / crank shaft journal with the lower...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-22-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By Mo
I'd focus on the pump if not having starting...

I'd focus on the pump if not having starting issues or water on plugs. That inner seal can fail after prolonged use. Dave mentioned pressure testing the block...do that after the pump, meaning, the...
Forum: Cooling System 09-09-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mo
Art. A few things you can check. 1. Check...

Art.

A few things you can check.
1. Check oil for water on dipstick...this might alert you to a head gasket leak.
2. The raw water pump: If you seem to be getting the same amount of water...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 09-09-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,578
Posted By Mo
Hi, So if I understand correctly, this engine...

Hi,
So if I understand correctly, this engine is out of the boat and you just want to change out the reversing gear. If that is the case I did it about a year ago. I had a spare engine with the...
Forum: Introductions 09-08-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,099
Posted By Mo
A look at the pictures shows that someone has...

A look at the pictures shows that someone has been at the engine. Although it looks a bit messy I'd be willing to bet that the person that had it knew what every little thing there was for, where...
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: Safety 08-25-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,265
Posted By Mo
Phone APP - On course

There is a phone app out there called " OnCourse-boating and sailing". It is parented by " Marine Traffic" , perhaps the best ship tracking in the world.

The app is free and once you are signed...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-23-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,251
Posted By Mo
Hard to tell without being there. Need to get...

Hard to tell without being there. Need to get the camera down there and try and see where it's coming from. Sounds like a bearing to me.

Things I'd try.
1. Remove the alternator belt and...
Forum: Fuel System 08-22-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By Mo
I planned a 2 week vacation on the boat this year...

I planned a 2 week vacation on the boat this year and I knew I had to tackle the Eastern Shore of NS to Bra Dor Lakes. Late August into September that is a decent coast to explore, but May, June...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-16-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,374
Posted By Mo
Ok, first check all connections around the...

Ok, first check all connections around the batteries and ensure all wires connections are clean and terminals are tight. Terminal posts also should be clean. If you have multimeter check voltage...
Forum: General Interest 08-14-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,160
Posted By Mo
" I have a few young fellas around that I...

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I have a few young fellas around that I help with engines. I do have a couple of rules though. If they don't listen to me and are party to their own demise they are on their own...a few learned...
Forum: General Interest 08-12-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,160
Posted By Mo
Exactly Joe. It's not a week or two week wait...

Exactly Joe. It's not a week or two week wait for engine parts for a new diesel. Very few dealers stock items and they have to be ordered and shipped. Everything from injectors, mixing elbows and...
Forum: General Interest 08-12-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,160
Posted By Mo
Is the atomic 4 reliable? Long read.

In the past few years I heard more comments on the atomic 4 engine that were complimentary rather than derogatory. Comments like "you can't kill those things". I think this forum is a huge part of...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-19-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,529
Posted By Mo
That engine sounds good Tim...not bad at all.

That engine sounds good Tim...not bad at all.
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-07-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By Mo
Also check your ignition timing. Small things. ...

Also check your ignition timing. Small things. A dead plug can send a vibration as well. I put an engine in mine last fall. This spring it shifted in rough weather and I got a wicked vibration. ...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-27-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,480
Posted By Mo
Here is what I do and it's something I picked up...

Here is what I do and it's something I picked up off this forum...I just don't remember who from.

1. ensure ignition components are in good shape as well as the centrifugal advance springs and...
Forum: Ignition System 06-27-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,961
Posted By Mo
You should be able to pick up a resistor at NAPA...

You should be able to pick up a resistor at NAPA auto parts. I picked one up, oh, it must be 10 yrs back and still on the same resistor and coil.

Edit> Ron has you covered off in the previous...
Forum: Exhaust System 06-25-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By Mo
I don't do anything...this is an updraft carb...

I don't do anything...this is an updraft carb engine. We are not talking high fuel pressure of fuel injected engines. Snug that compression gauge fitting tight so that you don't loose compression...
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