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Forum: Drawings and Schematics 06-15-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,841
Posted By jcwright
+1 on Joes’s advice. My flushing setup is...

+1 on Joes’s advice.

My flushing setup is this poor man’s workaround, not the FWC system I’d like to have. But, I also run around 140 and the last acid job I did about 3 years ago produced very...
Forum: Drawings and Schematics 06-15-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,841
Posted By jcwright
Hello Booniac. You asked if fresh water...

Hello Booniac.

You asked if fresh water flushing is ‘a thing’. It is. You may find this thread on flushing helpful:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6087

To make...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 06-08-2022, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By jcwright
For removing the coupler bolts, the suggestion I...

For removing the coupler bolts, the suggestion I found helpful is in post #9 in this thread:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11092


I believe one of your earlier...
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-04-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,813
Posted By jcwright
Hello RR. Your earlier post stated: "Small...

Hello RR.

Your earlier post stated: "Small Update: Engine cranks over for a moment. I didn't have time to adjust the choke much before it dies again. I have been able to repeat this a couple...
Forum: Fuel System 03-17-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,945
Posted By jcwright
Hello Steve. Here is a helpful thread on...

Hello Steve.

Here is a helpful thread on using a portable fuel tank. Note the safety precautions that are mentioned:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5633

jack.
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 03-05-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,084
Posted By jcwright
This thread has several examples of bracket...

This thread has several examples of bracket setups, including one with what appears to be a 2x4:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9908

Hope this helps.

Jack.
Forum: Troubleshooting 02-07-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,095
Posted By jcwright
Hello Bayou. There are just two bolts that...

Hello Bayou.

There are just two bolts that attach the starter to the housing. This thread has suggestions on what to do if the starter remains stuck when the bolts are loosened. Also note that...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-04-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By jcwright
Hello again Jim. Thanks for the update. My...

Hello again Jim.

Thanks for the update. My valve cover did leak a bit after a rebuild, partly because I did not use any sealant. However 1/2" of oil in the bilge would be a lot to get past the...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-04-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By jcwright
Hello Jim. Here is a thread that includes a...

Hello Jim.

Here is a thread that includes a very helpful summary by Jeff on likely sources of oil leaks. See especially post #3:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10075...
Forum: Fuel System 02-04-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By jcwright
I believe the inline filter sold separately is...

I believe the inline filter sold separately is the same as the filter that comes with the kit. The instructions for the kit say that the hose is 5/16". Here's a link to the instructions in case...
Forum: Fuel System 02-04-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By jcwright
Hello Scott. Here is the filter in the MMI...

Hello Scott.

Here is the filter in the MMI parts catalog:

https://moyermarine.com/product/fuel-filter-inline-secondary-polishing-filter-fpmp_07-1_473/

Jack.
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-29-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,095
Posted By jcwright
Hello Bayou. Here is an old thread with...

Hello Bayou.

Here is an old thread with notes on servicing a solenoid:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4156

I 'serviced' mine once and got it working. But I agree...
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-29-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By jcwright
Hello brimikeg. Here is a link to a thread...

Hello brimikeg.

Here is a link to a thread on a similar problem:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4974

A mechanical oil pressure gauge mounted in the engine...
Forum: Fuel System 12-29-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,485
Posted By jcwright
Hello magi. Here is the filter/separator...

Hello magi.

Here is the filter/separator offered in the MMI catalog, which has a metal bowl:

https://moyermarine.com/product/racor-gasoline-fuel-filterwater-separator-fpmp_05-1_349/

Jack.
Forum: Overhaul 10-27-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,947
Posted By jcwright
If you don’t have any luck finding the nuts you...

If you don’t have any luck finding the nuts you need, another option would be to sacrifice an old socket and grind it down to make your own thinwall.

I hope the rest of your overhaul goes well. ...
Forum: Overhaul 10-27-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,947
Posted By jcwright
Hello Greg. MMI has the ‘small’ nuts listed...

Hello Greg.

MMI has the ‘small’ nuts listed below in its catalog; these might allow you to use the socket you already have. A thin wall socket is another option.

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Head nut (small), 3/8″...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-21-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By jcwright
Hello Chuck. You may already have this...

Hello Chuck.

You may already have this information from one of Moyer's answers to an FAQ about water intrusion, but just in case you don't, I've copied part of it below. I hope this helps some. ...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-23-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By jcwright
This is one of the MMI videos that surcouf...

This is one of the MMI videos that surcouf mentioned in a previous post:

https://youtu.be/DKxwfBmcTkM

It shows how to inspect the advance mechanism.

The Moyer overhaul manual is under...
Forum: Cooling System 07-22-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By jcwright
My temp sending unit (stamped ‘8D17’) pairs with...

My temp sending unit (stamped ‘8D17’) pairs with an Isspro gauge. I believe it is the 1/2” npt version. It takes a 7/8” wrench.
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-04-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,127
Posted By jcwright
There are at least two reports on the forum with...

There are at least two reports on the forum with vaguely similar symptoms -- idles ok but dies when powered up -- that were reported not to be fuel related. If I recall correctly, one of them was a...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-03-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,521
Posted By jcwright
Here is a thread that includes suggestions on...

Here is a thread that includes suggestions on priming mechanical fuel pumps and other related problems:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9607

Hopefully your persistence...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-03-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,264
Posted By jcwright
Hello ando. At idle, you are probably...

Hello ando.

At idle, you are probably somewhere in the 600-1000 rpm range.

A guideline from Moyer and others is to run the engine at your normal cruising speed, then aim for oil pressure of 40...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-03-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,521
Posted By jcwright
Hello wetbirks. Here is an old thread on...

Hello wetbirks.

Here is an old thread on mechanical fuel pumps that may be helpful, especially post #3 by sastanley, which includes a picture:
...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-02-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,521
Posted By jcwright
You mention that you think you ran the gas tank...

You mention that you think you ran the gas tank dry. After adding fuel and opening the fuel valve, did you prime the carburetor using the priming lever on your mechanical fuel pump?
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-02-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,264
Posted By jcwright
Hello Ando. You probably already have this,...

Hello Ando.

You probably already have this, but if not, check this FAQ from Moyer:

https://moyermarine.com/nl12-1-17/

To increase the oil pressure, turn the adjusting screw clockwise.
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