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Forum: Troubleshooting 07-19-2021, 08:01 AM
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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, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
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: Exhaust System 07-07-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,243
Posted By Mo
I have an engine in my garage that came out of an...

I have an engine in my garage that came out of an Ericsson...pic attached. This particular engine is seized, was fresh water cooled but there is no oil showing on the stick. Same part is on this one...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-03-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,580
Posted By Mo
Thanks for the pics and info. So it came alive...

Thanks for the pics and info. So it came alive with a shot of ether so we know it will start. You have a mechanical fuel pump. As suggested try priming the pump and again, ensure your choke is...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-02-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,580
Posted By Mo
Pretty common to look down at the bottom in 18...

Pretty common to look down at the bottom in 18 feet of water around here when its been calm for a little while. I'm off to Bra Dor Lakes in a few weeks...should be a good run. I"ve got over 600 nm...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-02-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,580
Posted By Mo
Take a pic of the engine on the side where the...

Take a pic of the engine on the side where the carb is. A manual pump will be right behind the carb. An electric pump, depending on type, could be located in the same position or on a bulkhead...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-27-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
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, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
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: Troubleshooting 06-27-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Mo
What I see.

What is the boat? That underwater muffler is pretty much level with the top of the manifold if you eyeball it. I have a C&C 30 and my underwater muffler is much lower...down hard on the bottom of...
Forum: Exhaust System 06-25-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
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...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-25-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By Mo
Last week I looked at a guys boat. He thought it...

Last week I looked at a guys boat. He thought it wasn't running as good and not making the speed it did last year. First I looked at his firing order and checked his plugs for fire...all good there....
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-25-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Mo
OK...the fuel leak likely resulted from gummed up...

OK...the fuel leak likely resulted from gummed up gas. After 3 years the gas probably would not be fit to burn anyway. Your leak is likely from a gummed up float valve needle.
1. You need to...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-22-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Mo
Hi Joe, Just as an after thought you might want...

Hi Joe,
Just as an after thought you might want to pull a spark plug wire one at a time and see if you have a dead plug or something. A sheen on the water might also indicate unburned gas. Had...
Forum: Cooling System 06-18-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Mo
You will be good with bottom paint on it....will...

You will be good with bottom paint on it....will work fine if it (transducer) works.
Forum: Fuel System 06-13-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,433
Posted By Mo
Yeah, we got away from it until the Commies took...

Yeah, we got away from it until the Commies took over here in Canada....now everything is laced with ethanol. For a while we had high test non ethanol. The whole thing is a boondoggle....should be...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-09-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 946
Posted By Mo
Double check your plugs. Yesterday my wife and I...

Double check your plugs. Yesterday my wife and I did 35.3 nautical mile day sail in 18 knts...friggin awesome sail until I fired up the engine. Engine ran rough the 100 feet to the dock. No 4 had...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-05-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Mo
She might be OK.

Took her for another sail today. 25 nautical miles on the ocean. We left in very light air and motored out for about 45 minutes, with main up, until the wind built a bit. No issues at all at this...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-04-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Mo
Hi Tenders: My mounts are bolted to the...

Hi
Tenders:
My mounts are bolted to the rails...there is a piece of tapped angle iron bolted to each rail. The mounts are bolted through the angle iron into the wood.

Joe: I don't think it's...
Forum: Announcements 06-03-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 39,800
Posted By Mo
No problem. I have a Raymarine A78 chart plotter...

No problem. I have a Raymarine A78 chart plotter running Navionics, and EMTRAK sodtma class B AIS. No problem with AIS, the targets flash red and alarm if they get on a collision course. There are...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-03-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Mo
Shaft Vibration saga.

Had a pretty pronounced vibration through my drive train on Odyssey the past few weeks. So much so that I didn't use the boat much. I tore the rotator cuff of my rt shoulder and can't reach and...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-11-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By Mo
Well, sounds like you are into a major...well a...

Well, sounds like you are into a major...well a minor major. I live in NS and every few years someone does exactly as you have. So, I'll cut right through the chase.

1. Ensure you have fire....
Forum: Wanted to Buy - Other items 05-07-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By Mo
If purchasing two isn't going to take food off...

If purchasing two isn't going to take food off the table by all means do that. You could replace just one, no problem. Most breaks are from hitting them while transporting or raising the mast. I...
Forum: Overhaul 05-06-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Mo
As John said, you should talk to Ken. Your...

As John said, you should talk to Ken. Your reversing gear should be salvageable, the water pump would be fine, the starter can be replaced. Many parts on the engine would still likely be fine.
...
Forum: Good Guys 05-05-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By Mo
Hi Chris. What is the bottom of the boat like. ...

Hi Chris.
What is the bottom of the boat like. Has it been cleaned lately? If the boat is full of barnacles the engine is working harder to keep it moving and she won't come to hull speed. Just a...
Forum: Overhaul 05-05-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Mo
Humm...that piston looks like it got cleaned...as...

Humm...that piston looks like it got cleaned...as if water hit it. I wouldn't be able to say if it was before or after it broke? I might be wrong as well, but that piston is cleaner than the other....
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