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Forum: Exhaust System 04-28-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By roadnsky
Don't tell Mo that! ;)

Don't tell Mo that! ;)
Forum: Exhaust System 04-28-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By roadnsky
I'd think the length can certainly be shorter. ...

I'd think the length can certainly be shorter.
Since the gauge comes with a "Snubbing" Valve attached.
That snubbing valve adjusts how much gas (pressure) gets to the gauge.

NOTE that the gauge...
Forum: Fuel System 04-14-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By roadnsky
I believe that THIS...

I believe that THIS (https://moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1044&highlight) post by Don back in 2006 is what Neil is remembering.
(I KNOW he remembers my Hot Facet testing) :p

...
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-12-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By roadnsky
THAT is in fact your OPSS. (Oil Pressure SAFETY...

THAT is in fact your OPSS. (Oil Pressure SAFETY Switch)
A Coastie requirement, BTW.

Evidently, the toggle "switch" is a bypass switch installed possibly to prime the fuel pump.
IF it were my...
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-10-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By roadnsky
We should first address item #2 (PIC #3) That...

We should first address item #2 (PIC #3)
That is a fire just itching to happen. :eek:

You'll need to ditch that whole setup and wire in a proper OPSS.
(sold HERE...
Forum: General Interest 04-09-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 760
Posted By roadnsky
Sounds like you're pretty much set. Of course,...

Sounds like you're pretty much set.
Of course, bring tools and spare parts and some extra oil.

A while back, Don answered a similar question HERE (https://moyermarine.com/faq-3/) in the FAQ...
Forum: Electrical 04-06-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By roadnsky
Connect a jumper wire (12-14 gauge) between the...

Connect a jumper wire (12-14 gauge) between the large battery terminal on the starter solenoid and the positive terminal (+) of the coil.
Connecting this jumper wire is the same as turning on the...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-31-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 967
Posted By roadnsky
I'll second Neil's advice to acquire an infrared...

I'll second Neil's advice to acquire an infrared gun to be certain what the engine temps are.
From there, you can get a permanent temp gauge working and you'll know that it's working properly....
Forum: Introductions 03-31-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By roadnsky
Welcome to the crew James! Feel free to tell...

Welcome to the crew James!

Feel free to tell us a bit about your vessel and yourself.
Although the site is predominantly about the A4, we pretty much enjoy discussing anything water or boat...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-12-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By roadnsky
I'll repeat what John said... What fuel pump...

I'll repeat what John said...
What fuel pump did you add? Can you give us more specific info on that?

Can you expound on the carb rebuild and what you did?
(Specifically, if you got the float...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-09-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,147
Posted By roadnsky
Just to be clear... This is while in NEUTRAL? ...

Just to be clear...
This is while in NEUTRAL? The prop is NOT turning?
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-06-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,499
Posted By roadnsky
I can't believe you forgot... SEA HUNT

I can't believe you forgot... SEA HUNT
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-05-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,499
Posted By roadnsky
Somebody just showed their age...:rolleyes:

Somebody just showed their age...:rolleyes:
Forum: Electrical 02-20-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By roadnsky
As Shawn said, you don't need your Tach in your...

As Shawn said, you don't need your Tach in your main gauge cluster.
(I put mine in a side coaming where an old depth gauge used to be)
You really just need to see it once in a while to set engine...
Forum: Polls 02-19-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By roadnsky
As Dave said, supporting our host is a good thing...

As Dave said, supporting our host is a good thing (for all of us) ;)
Another benefit of getting parts from MMI is you know that they will work AND you get expert and experienced support.

My tach...
Forum: Electrical 02-16-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,578
Posted By roadnsky
One more thing to consider in choosing the...

One more thing to consider in choosing the location...

Remember that eventually your needs (or the needs of another skipper) will change.
ie. You'll decide to add another battery to the house...
Forum: General Interest 01-23-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By roadnsky
From Don in the FAQ section: Two years is...

From Don in the FAQ section:

Two years is not all that long for an Atomic 4 to be idle. Nonetheless, here are a few steps to help get it off to a good start:

1) Check for good quality oil (30...
Forum: Fuel System 01-19-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By roadnsky
See pics below...

See pics below...
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-18-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,325
Posted By roadnsky
NO. If you have a leak you need to find it and...

NO. If you have a leak you need to find it and fix.
Or, better yet, replace the entire exhaust.
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-18-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,325
Posted By roadnsky
IF the heat wrap was NEW then it is normal for it...

IF the heat wrap was NEW then it is normal for it to "Off Gas" (smoke) for a while.
Keep hatches open until it settles in.
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-15-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,325
Posted By roadnsky
For future viewers of this thread, here is a...

For future viewers of this thread, here is a diagram...
Forum: General Interest 01-09-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,769
Posted By roadnsky
One piece of valuable gear we neglected to...

One piece of valuable gear we neglected to mention is an AUTO HELM or autopilot...
I made one long journey and crossing on a vessel without one and would never want to do it again.
A reliable...
Forum: General Interest 01-03-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,769
Posted By roadnsky
A few more pics to "stir the juices"...

A few more pics to "stir the juices"...
Forum: General Interest 01-03-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,769
Posted By roadnsky
First, Happy New Year and welcome to the forum! ...

First, Happy New Year and welcome to the forum!

Ed will be along eventually.
He has made that trip a few times in a 30-footer with A4.
He can share his experience and advice.

I have also...
Forum: General Interest 12-31-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,846
Posted By roadnsky
I haven't had that issue here. (Water never gets...

I haven't had that issue here. (Water never gets below about low 50's)
I guess if you were in freezing climate I could see that happening.
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