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Forum: Overhaul 01-16-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By jcwright
Hello Splashdog. I'm not sure it will help...

Hello Splashdog.

I'm not sure it will help with your situation, but below is a link to drawings that show the locations of the mounting holes for a late model A4. I've highlighted the hole...
Forum: Troubleshooting 12-26-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 283
Posted By jcwright
Hello Al and Dave. I believe your original...

Hello Al and Dave.

I believe your original post noted that starter fluid had no effect. I'm curious what you and others think about the view that this suggests problems with ignition. Did you do...
Forum: Overhaul 11-20-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By jcwright
That is the forward drain port.

That is the forward drain port.
Forum: Safety 11-05-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By jcwright
Here's a description and link to a plug like the...

Here's a description and link to a plug like the one I used. I'm not sure if was a 1/8 plug. I used the smallest one I could get that would fill the hole. I have the old head in the basement (I...
Forum: Safety 11-05-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By jcwright
Your pinhole leak sounds similar to one I had....

Your pinhole leak sounds similar to one I had. IIRC, the leak occurred where wire was attached to the head during casting. I drilled and tapped the hole and filled it with a stainless socket plug. I...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-01-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By jcwright
Hello Tbird. You mention that the fuel pump...

Hello Tbird.

You mention that the fuel pump was tested, but not how. Perhaps you've already checked for fuel pressure downstream of the fuel pump. If not, a fuel pressure gauge is worth...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-28-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By jcwright
Which reminds me--my dad engraved all of his...

Which reminds me--my dad engraved all of his tools with an engraving tool that I gave him for Christmas, I would guess when I was about 10 or so. :)
Forum: General Maintenance 10-28-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By jcwright
Tim, I forgot to answer your question about...

Tim,

I forgot to answer your question about the numbers stamped on the piston:

One of the numbers is "2.56055". My average cylinder bore measurement was 2.563. The standard cylinder bore in...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-28-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By jcwright
Tim, Here are my notes on my overhaul: ...

Tim,

Here are my notes on my overhaul:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B869NyQaShwZSFFvRGtUQ0JUWTQ/view?usp=sharing

My notes merely describe what I did, not how it should be done. Some...
Forum: Overhaul 10-19-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,226
Posted By jcwright
Check out the tool Moyer made for this...

Check out the tool Moyer made for this (description from catalog is below). Also note the warning about pounding the spindle out.

J.

Idler gear spindle puller
This tool is used to pull the...
Forum: Overhaul 10-19-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,226
Posted By jcwright
I was flying blind when I removed the oil screen...

I was flying blind when I removed the oil screen assembly. I didn't have the Moyer manual or the parts catalog at that point. Mainly I was determined to reduce the weight of the engine so I could...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-05-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By jcwright
Hello Ryan. Here is an old thread you may...

Hello Ryan.

Here is an old thread you may find helpful. As you'll see, other people describe similar prop shaft spin in neutral:

https://moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5416
...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-26-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By jcwright
Here is the photo I failed to attach to the...

Here is the photo I failed to attach to the previous message.

j.
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-26-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By jcwright
To make it easier to get the engine out of the...

To make it easier to get the engine out of the boat, I mounted it on an engine stand in the boat and then removed everything from the block. I don't recall the exact order of disassembly, but I do...
Forum: Overhaul 05-12-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 23,861
Posted By jcwright
It's hard for me to judge RPM from sound alone,...

It's hard for me to judge RPM from sound alone, but if I had to guess I would say your idle RPM are low. Below is a link to my A4 right after its rebuild. It was idling at about 750 according to my...
Forum: Overhaul 05-02-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 23,861
Posted By jcwright
Hello Surcouf. My first attempt was 'head...

Hello Surcouf.

My first attempt was 'head up'. I followed the procedure described in the MM manual, but not closely enough, as I damaged the gasket. My second attempt was 'head down', which I...
Forum: Overhaul 04-05-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,783
Posted By jcwright
Hello Surcouf. I see you are in Rhode...

Hello Surcouf.

I see you are in Rhode Island. The last time I went by Wickford Marine Consignment, there were two A4s in their outside storage area.

Jack
Forum: Tartan 03-25-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,109
Posted By jcwright
Hello Art. I've attached an updated PDF file...

Hello Art.

I've attached an updated PDF file that includes the image you mention in your last post. On page 2, you will see the original drawing of the spreader (top view). Just below that I've...
Forum: Tartan 02-15-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,109
Posted By jcwright
Art, I've attached an updated drawing of the...

Art,

I've attached an updated drawing of the T34C spreader, this time including the cross-sections that were missing from the earlier file.

Jack.
Forum: Tartan 02-09-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,109
Posted By jcwright
I've attached the best copy I have of Sparkman &...

I've attached the best copy I have of Sparkman & Stephens' sail plan for the T34C. It shows the designed length of the spreader (3') and the height of the spreader base at the mast. Let me know if...
Forum: Tartan 02-09-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,109
Posted By jcwright
I believe Art's earlier post about 'double...

I believe Art's earlier post about 'double lowers' was referring to double lower shrouds. Earlier T34Cs had two lower shrouds per side. The later design (like mine) had one per side. As far as I'm...
Forum: Tartan 02-02-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,109
Posted By jcwright
The MMI forum interface is not my forte, but I've...

The MMI forum interface is not my forte, but I've tried to attach the PDF file to this response. Please let me know if the attachment fails.

I hope you are able to get the replacement spreader...
Forum: Tartan 02-01-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,109
Posted By jcwright
Hello again Art. I've taken some...

Hello again Art.

I've taken some measurements and pictures of my spreader. The first page has the sketches of the top and side view, and some notes. The second page has photos. Ignore the...
Forum: Tartan 02-01-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,109
Posted By jcwright
Art, I have my spreaders in the basement,...

Art,

I have my spreaders in the basement, waiting for me to install new lights. They are original parts off our T34C (#266, which is the single lower shroud design). If it would help to have...
Forum: Overhaul 12-27-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By jcwright
On many installations, including mine, an oil...

On many installations, including mine, an oil pressure sensor/sender is installed at that location. Some prefer to attach a hose so that the sensor can be installed remotely (eg, on a bulkhead); this...
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