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Forum: Introductions 09-27-2022, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
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: General Interest 09-25-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By zellerj
A collapsed exhaust hose may be the culprit. ...

A collapsed exhaust hose may be the culprit. Without a load a collapsed exhaust hose will be adequate, but with a load it can restrict horsepower - and not allow full rpms to occur.
Forum: Cooling System 09-14-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By joe_db
The 5411 looks like this: ...

The 5411 looks like this:
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/SAEAAOSwMbxgUswT/s-l300.jpg

I don't think the cooling system is the same as an Atomic 4.
Forum: General Interest 09-11-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Al Schober
Your sudden shutdown has all the signs of a...

Your sudden shutdown has all the signs of a classic failure of the spark coil. Engine dies abruptly, after a cool down of the coil it restarts. Recommend you get two new coils. Install one, keep...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-11-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By joe_db
Is there any way we can have a sticky thread for...

Is there any way we can have a sticky thread for this?
This seems to be about 1/3 or more of forum traffic.

I'll start off with the very basics:
An engine needs fuel, air, spark, compression,...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-26-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By joe_db
Well THAT explains it! Undo that and run one...

Well THAT explains it!
Undo that and run one wire directly from the gauge to the sender.
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-26-2022, 01:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By ndutton
Whoa, what the Heck is this "grounding junction"?...

Whoa, what the Heck is this "grounding junction"? The sender wire goes directly to the 'S' post on the gauge, nowhere else.
Forum: General Interest 08-24-2022, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By ndutton
One additional consideration for the wiring on...

One additional consideration for the wiring on the new boat compared to Twice Around is greater attention to physical support of the wires independent of the terminations. Vibration is much more...
Forum: General Interest 08-23-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up Thanks everyone! I appreciate you sharing your...

Thanks everyone! I appreciate you sharing your personal stories. Some folks (like my father), just up and quit sailing one day and never looked back..it is just time for us to open our book to a new...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-15-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Al Schober
Sounds like the throttle isn't closing. Could be...

Sounds like the throttle isn't closing. Could be the linkage or the adjusting screw on the carb.
The idle air screw is not the adjustment for idle speed. The screw for idle speed is back where...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-14-2022, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By joe_db
The ether trick works. Also I have to throw in...

The ether trick works.
Also I have to throw in the 534th recommendation for a fuel pressure gauge. Mine has paid for itself over and over again.
Forum: Fuel System 08-06-2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By edwardc
An oscillating RPM is often caused by fine dirt...

An oscillating RPM is often caused by fine dirt in one of the jets. It momentarily leans the mix slightly as it passes through. Small amounts of water can do this too as a tiny droplet of water...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-02-2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By sastanley
Lightbulb Henry..welcome..let's hope when you open the...

Henry..welcome..let's hope when you open the water pump housing, all the bits and pieces of the impeller are still there. Worst case scenario is some broke off during the overheating event and ended...
Forum: Electrical 07-26-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,378
Posted By TimBSmith
Stay the course...also remote starter can give easy win to isolate/test solenoid

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6419

You may already have a remote starter attached. Just not noted in you thread.

I seem to use my remote starter a lot as a...
Forum: Exhaust System 07-13-2022, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By ndutton
Studs my friends. The fastening system (hex...

Studs my friends. The fastening system (hex nuts) is then on the outside of the flange, not buried deep in the manifold. If they want to seize solid in the manifold, don't care anymore.

This...
Forum: Electrical 07-13-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By B Moyer
Alternator location

The fore and aft location of the alternator is established mostly by the placement and condition of the lifting eye bracket. It's usually the case that the support arm will fit more comfortably on...
Forum: Fuel System 06-19-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By mhinnc
Found the problem.

A brief discussion with Ken lead to a solution. There was a bit of air in the fuel line upstream (between the fuel pump and gas tank). I attached a portable marine jerry can hose - with inline...
Forum: General Maintenance 06-16-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By joe_db
I too have never put MMO in the oil. It is much...

I too have never put MMO in the oil. It is much thinner than the regular lube oil, I have no doubt it would lower the pressure.
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 06-13-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By 68PearsonRenegade
Thanks Peter, I found a copy of the service...

Thanks Peter, I found a copy of the service manual on my boat. It's been a huge help, about to put in my third and hopfully final order with moyer.the parts have been excellent
Forum: Electrical 06-12-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,666
Posted By ndutton
First, you don't know yet what your alternator...

First, you don't know yet what your alternator output voltage is so let's not get ahead of ourselves. You might not even need a ballast resistor.

Second, voltage drop can be significant due to...
Forum: Electrical 06-10-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,666
Posted By ndutton
My Delco 10Si alternator (same as yours) produced...

My Delco 10Si alternator (same as yours) produced 14.7V originally. If yours does the same, with electronic ignition you risk engine shutdowns due to an overheated coil. I'll guaranty this: despite...
Forum: Exhaust System 06-10-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By ndutton
I think Bob is talking about brass for general...

I think Bob is talking about brass for general use aboard as opposed to the specific topic of this thread, exhaust hot sections because the hot section has no water, salt or otherwise and neither...
Forum: Exhaust System 06-10-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By Bob Adams
You never want to use brass fittings in a salt...

You never want to use brass fittings in a salt water system. The salt water will dissolve the zinc in the brass leaving behind a weak honeycomb of pure copper. You will not see this from the outside...
Forum: Fuel System 06-03-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By Golfdad75
Unexpected Shutdown

Today I took the boat out and after 5 minutes the engine started losing power. I got back into the slip and the engine died. It would not restart. I looked at the Moyer Checklist I felt it was fuel...
Forum: Fuel System 06-02-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By ndutton
Iíve run mine on a steady diet of E10 for 17...

Iíve run mine on a steady diet of E10 for 17 years with zero carburetor problems.
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