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Forum: Ignition System 09-09-2023, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,195
Posted By tenders
Maybe the most useful upgrade per dollar you can...

Maybe the most useful upgrade per dollar you can do on an A4. It's an entirely different level of reliability than the points and condenser system.

With it, you replace the cap and rotor every few...
Forum: Ignition System 08-12-2023, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,824
Posted By tenders
Also make positively sure you reattached your...

Also make positively sure you reattached your spark plug wires in 1-2-4-3 order. It is easy to get them confused in the excitement of adding Star Trek-level electronic ignition technology to the...
Forum: Fuel System 07-06-2023, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By tenders
You might be running on fewer than four...

You might be running on fewer than four cylinders. Triple check that the plug wires are correctly in 1-2-4-3 order and in the right places on the distributor. Pull each plug wire off one at a time to...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-11-2023, 01:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,190
Posted By tenders
Öand the situation happens so often that I would...

Öand the situation happens so often that I would suggest definitively ruling it out before expending further mental energy on other possible causes! Seems like youíre not sure when the prop was last...
Forum: Cooling System 03-25-2023, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,748
Posted By tenders
Have you tried the bent flathead screwdriver...

Have you tried the bent flathead screwdriver trick? Bending about 1/4Ē of the tip gives you an edge you can slip around the edges of the seal and tap it out with a hammer. If the edge of the seal...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-10-2022, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,987
Posted By tenders
If you need it, somewhere around here I have a...

If you need it, somewhere around here I have a beautiful Moyer split coupler for a 3/4" shaft that is sadly not compatible with my vee-drive transmission.

I bought it secondhand but unused from...
Forum: Introductions 09-27-2022, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,288
Posted By tenders
Unless the engine was hot and the thermostat was...

Unless the engine was hot and the thermostat was open, that didnít get antifreeze into the engine.
Forum: Fuel System 09-03-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,390
Posted By tenders
Iím afraid I donít understand the problem this is...

Iím afraid I donít understand the problem this is trying to solve. I have no complaints with fuel flow in my single-tank, non-return system - not in operation, when changing water separator filters...
Forum: Announcements 09-03-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,027
Posted By tenders
Love it. Kind of amazed I haven’t had to do this...

Love it. Kind of amazed I haven’t had to do this yet but with this video it will be straightforward. Stephen sounds a LOT like Don. Best wishes to all the Moyers.
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-03-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By tenders
Itís late August. Most every year around this...

Itís late August. Most every year around this time we get questions about power losses. The first thing to check is for a generally clean bottom and unbarnacled prop. If they havenít been scraped so...
Forum: General Interest 08-18-2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,795
Posted By tenders
Sudden deaths are good indications of electrical...

Sudden deaths are good indications of electrical problems; sudden deaths when hot, and starting again when cool(er), are classic symptoms of a failing coil.

Inside that coil cylinder is a winding...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-13-2022, 03:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,482
Posted By tenders
Are you sure the fuel valve is open?

Are you sure the fuel valve is open?
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-12-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,157
Posted By tenders
It is also possible to work the valves a little...

It is also possible to work the valves a little bit with an Allen wrench through the spark plug holes. The valves are off to the side of the head, not under the spark plugs, so this takes a bit of...
Forum: Fuel System 08-01-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,596
Posted By tenders
That is a beautiful, custom, braided, reinforced,...

That is a beautiful, custom, braided, reinforced, old-school fuel line…past its useful lifespan.

Let it R.I.P. and replace it with two brass angled fittings, threaded on one side and barbed for...
Forum: Ericson 02-25-2022, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,216
Posted By tenders
I donít know about the Ericson 29, but my Ericson...

I donít know about the Ericson 29, but my Ericson 32 came to me with a beautiful stainless steel standpipe system made by J&J Muffler Shop down the street from the Ericson factory. After 52 years it...
Forum: Cooling System 08-07-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By tenders
The Extendobolt is the gentlemanly way to...

The Extendobolt is the gentlemanly way to accomplish this objective.
https://moyermarine.com/product/lower-water-pump-extender-bolt-csob_10_89/

Might you want to install a Helicoil in the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-24-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,745
Posted By tenders
Invoking Occam's Razor, absolutely positively...

Invoking Occam's Razor, absolutely positively clean the hull and prop before removing a fastener from anywhere on the engine. Significant drag from a barnacled prop present exactly the symptoms...
Forum: Exhaust System 06-20-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,506
Posted By tenders
There are various ways to effect this testing,...

There are various ways to effect this testing, from refined to redneck. My approach tends towards the latter.

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11068
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Forum: Cooling System 06-18-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,920
Posted By tenders
I'd be a bit concerned if a buildup of bottom...

I'd be a bit concerned if a buildup of bottom paint is causing you to lose significant diameter in the intake. There is a metal tab or band cast into the inside of the through-hull which allows a...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-04-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,154
Posted By tenders
How are the rails your mounts bolt into? One of...

How are the rails your mounts bolt into? One of mine was a corrosion disaster when my engine was pulled in 1994. It was chiseled out and replaced with stainless, but not quite precisely, which has...
Forum: Announcements 03-01-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,031
Posted By tenders
In this clip, Neil and Don troubleshoot the...

In this clip, Neil and Don troubleshoot the prototype for a significant upgrade to the Engine Warning and Diagnostic System (KTAS_01_564).
Forum: General Interest 01-24-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,824
Posted By tenders
My A4 has been laid up for two (non consecutive)...

My A4 has been laid up for two (non consecutive) seasons over the time I’ve owned it. In each case it had been winterized with fogging oil, stabilized fuel, and a few shots of Marvel in each...
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-04-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,381
Posted By tenders
And are you certain the plug wires are run off...

And are you certain the plug wires are run off the cap in the correct 1-2-4-3 order? Easy to get those mixed up, and the results can be very perplexing.
Forum: General Maintenance 10-30-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,089
Posted By tenders
Wow, that is VERY Canadian.

Wow, that is VERY Canadian.
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-30-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,256
Posted By tenders
As others have mentioned I'd run the engine for a...

As others have mentioned I'd run the engine for a while to see if the valve frees itself after a few heating/cooling cycles. I wouldn't use PB Blaster in the cylinder, just use MMO, two-stroke, or...
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