Return to the home page...

Go Back   Moyer Marine Atomic 4 Community - Home of the Afourians > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 113
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Wisakedjack
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-18-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By Wisakedjack
Can someone suggest a source for a small marine...

Can someone suggest a source for a small marine grade fuel gauge? The one I installed few years ago is getting rusty.
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-31-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By Wisakedjack
Thanks for sharing your experience capnward. I am...

Thanks for sharing your experience capnward. I am not going back to the float switch. I had it before I installed Water Witch and it had issues with getting stuck. A friend recommended this switch:...
Forum: General Interest 10-29-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 986
Posted By Wisakedjack
I found this site that lists places where one can...

I found this site that lists places where one can get ethanol free gas:
www.pure-gas.org
In my local area I can probably get something like this:
Ethanol-free octane ratings: 100 aka '100 LL AV...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-28-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,759
Posted By Wisakedjack
Yeah I saw that. I thought the spark was good -...

Yeah I saw that. I thought the spark was good - blueish/white. My old batteries were always hovering around 12V, which I do know is low. But it did not prevent the engine from starting. I will run a...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-28-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By Wisakedjack
Shawn, thanks for the suggestion about weights. I...

Shawn, thanks for the suggestion about weights. I meant to look at them since last year. I finally did it and did not find any issues. Springs were in place and weights were not stuck. I did...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-28-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,759
Posted By Wisakedjack
It took me a while to act on the suggestions. I...

It took me a while to act on the suggestions. I started by charging up my batteries, which is really easy now with boat sitting on the hard. I went there today to test things Neil listed in his last...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-19-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By Wisakedjack
Thanks Mo and Jim for your suggestions. I will...

Thanks Mo and Jim for your suggestions. I will look into compression next time I get a chance. My fuel pump is new and I did not touch the distributor. I do admit that in 7 years that I had this boat...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-17-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By Wisakedjack
Al, I do have a filter between pump and carb. I...

Al, I do have a filter between pump and carb. I cleaned up carburetor in the aftermath and did not see anything unusual.
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-16-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By Wisakedjack
Possible cause of engine not running...

I'd like to ask for opinions on what may have caused my engine to stop running. It is related to the other thread I started:...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-16-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,759
Posted By Wisakedjack
I am not sure how I should set the float. I do...

I am not sure how I should set the float. I do check that the float assembly is parallel, but I never made any adjustments. What is the emulsion well? I can't find any mentioning of this in the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-14-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,759
Posted By Wisakedjack
I just got back from the boat and unfortunately...

I just got back from the boat and unfortunately no progress was made. Here are things that I did:

1. Cleaned carburetor and replaced spark plug (I am attaching picture of my old ones)....
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-14-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,759
Posted By Wisakedjack
Ando, when the motor was running oil pressure was...

Ando, when the motor was running oil pressure was 40-50. No change compared to what I had before.
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-14-2021, 02:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,759
Posted By Wisakedjack
While unlikely I can't entirely rule the...

While unlikely I can't entirely rule the possibility that key was on while engine was not running. I've fried my coil before by leaving key in, so I do watch for this. I will check the voltages....
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-14-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,759
Posted By Wisakedjack
Tim, I did collect fuel from the carb bowl. It...

Tim, I did collect fuel from the carb bowl. It looked ok. I don't see any signs of water or foreign residues in my fuel. I do know that my fuel is not fresh. Most of it is 2 years old (my boat stayed...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-13-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,759
Posted By Wisakedjack
Here is a follow up story. Hoping for some advise...

Here is a follow up story. Hoping for some advise on what to do next...
I installed new Facet pump. Engine started right away and run for about 20 minutes after which I took the boat around the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-02-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,759
Posted By Wisakedjack
I think I know what the issue is. The coil seems...

I think I know what the issue is. The coil seems to be fine. The Facet fuel pump did fail. There is no pressure in the output line (I have inline gauge that shows nothing). When I took a close look...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-30-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,759
Posted By Wisakedjack
John, I do have EI. Several years ago I worked...

John, I do have EI. Several years ago I worked through the starting issues and add a ballast resistor before the coil. At the time I replaced the coil and had no issues. I am still wondering whether...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-30-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,759
Posted By Wisakedjack
Thank you guys for the suggestions. I will try to...

Thank you guys for the suggestions. I will try to look for the short. I doubt its a starter/solenoid since the engine starts just fine. The coil did not feel hot when we got back to the mooring, but...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-30-2021, 12:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,759
Posted By Wisakedjack
Question about burnt smell

I am wondering if anyone else may have experienced the following issue. I had a faint sweet smell last few times that I run the engine. It was not overheating, started fine and I did not see any...
Forum: General Interest 05-08-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By Wisakedjack
Thank you! It worked. :)

Thank you! It worked. :)
Forum: Electrical 05-08-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,834
Posted By Wisakedjack
So, here is a final picture showing batteries...

So, here is a final picture showing batteries with covers on and secured straps. I placed u-bolts on the battery sides to be used for the straps.
15807
Forum: Electrical 05-08-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,834
Posted By Wisakedjack
The following picture shows battery shelf inside...

The following picture shows battery shelf inside navigation table secured with screws.
15804
Next picture shows batteries in place. I placed a piece of wood between the batteries to prevent...
Forum: Electrical 05-08-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,834
Posted By Wisakedjack
I'd like to share the final result of this...

I'd like to share the final result of this project. I ended up putting two G27 lead acid batteries under the navigation table. I removed two shelves to do this. The opening at the bottom inside Nav...
Forum: General Interest 05-08-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By Wisakedjack
Inserting images to posts

I have a silly question. I am trying to add image to my post, but I can't get it to be shown in correct orientation. Every 'portrait' image that I add is getting rotated 90 degrees. The same picture...
Forum: Electrical 03-13-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,834
Posted By Wisakedjack
Ha! Nice catch. That standing water is a mistery...

Ha! Nice catch. That standing water is a mistery to me. I had leaks on that side before because of the leaking windows on starboard side. I fixed those last fall. In addition the boat is under tarp...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 113

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:08 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.


Universal® is a registered trademark of Westerbeke Corporation

Copyright © 2004-2021 Moyer Marine Inc.

All Rights Reserved