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Forum: General Maintenance 05-01-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Graham
Thanks Joe, so if I'm understanding you correctly...

Thanks Joe, so if I'm understanding you correctly the aftermarket thermostat is no longer available anywhere? I was under the impression that when I installed the thermostat/spaced/bypass set up that...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-01-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Graham
thermostat ?

I have replaced my old thermostat. I previously installed the MM bypass and spacer set up so I can use a more easily replaceable thermostat. Does anyone know where I can find the correct thermostat...
Forum: General Interest 08-17-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By Graham
Waiting for a Digital Clamp Meter to arrive in...

Waiting for a Digital Clamp Meter to arrive in the mail :)
Forum: General Interest 08-17-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By Graham
Hi Dan, yes it's plugged in all the time. Got to...

Hi Dan, yes it's plugged in all the time. Got to keep the beer cold :)
Forum: General Interest 08-16-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By Graham
Very good point. We're pulling the boat today to...

Very good point. We're pulling the boat today to repair and get to the bottom of the issue.
Forum: General Interest 08-09-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By Graham
Below is what I know. I'll check with my friend...

Below is what I know. I'll check with my friend and get the missing answers. Sounds like you agree that it's galvanic corrosion. Thanks!!

Questions:

Is his keel grounded? - I'll ask
Does...
Forum: General Interest 08-09-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By Graham
galvanic corrosion on keel?

Not an A4 question but I'm sure someone here can help. A friend's boat was pulled out of the water on the weekend for a survey and they found significant corrosion on the keel. My guess is its...
Forum: Exhaust System 08-21-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By Graham
[QUOTE=goodoldboat;122563]I have been having...

[QUOTE=goodoldboat;122563]I have been having this issue this season ...
Graham your Video is an exact representation of my issue ..

Thanks, that short extension keeps my transom looking...
Forum: Exhaust System 08-19-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By Graham
Today's progress: I did the acid flush. ...

Today's progress:

I did the acid flush.

I pressure tested the RWC system at 20psi for 30 min and droped to 16psi. Is that that is a concern? Maybe I'll do this test and see what happens over...
Forum: Exhaust System 08-19-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By Graham
Thanks! I had the bookmarked :) Great thread!

Thanks! I had the bookmarked :) Great thread!
Forum: Exhaust System 08-19-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By Graham
Sorry that was I typo. It's corrected now. ...

Sorry that was I typo. It's corrected now.

Oil pressure is 35 & I use Motul 4T 3000 10W40 (M42) Motorcycle oil
Forum: Exhaust System 08-18-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By Graham
Reading up on how to do a cooling system pressure...

Reading up on how to do a cooling system pressure test. Any idea what the barb fittings sie would be from this pic?

https://photos.app.goo.gl/FF32Ag3jVaNqM7DT8
Forum: Exhaust System 08-18-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By Graham
I'll also do an acid flush tomorrow :)

I'll also do an acid flush tomorrow :)
Forum: Exhaust System 08-18-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By Graham
Thanks Neil - I'll close the bypass 50% and see...

Thanks Neil - I'll close the bypass 50% and see how we make out.

I'll report back after I get to the boat tomorrow.

Thanks!!
Forum: Exhaust System 08-18-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By Graham
Will do on the bypass front. I have the...

Will do on the bypass front.

I have the replacement upgrade thermostat kit ( with spacer) from MMI. Replaced spring 2017.
Forum: Exhaust System 08-18-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By Graham
I do have a thermostat with a MM bypass installed...

I do have a thermostat with a MM bypass installed and fully open. Yes, it is a late model cooling system.

I did an oil change 10 days back. I can pull some out tomorrow and have a quick look at...
Forum: Exhaust System 08-18-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By Graham
Thanks Neil, Humidity around 47% RWC...

Thanks Neil,

Humidity around 47%

RWC in Lake Ontario
Forum: Exhaust System 08-18-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By Graham
Smoke from exhaust - with video

I've noticed quite a bit of smoke coming from my exhaust.

Here is a video I've taken at about 1,600rpm: https://photos.app.goo.gl/m51VyKX9BXeN4jJT9

In the video, the engine is running at 180...
Forum: Cooling System 07-14-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,805
Posted By Graham
tenders makes a good point. I've always pulled...

tenders makes a good point. I've always pulled the impeller out with the shaft still attached. If you have room to use the tool he suggests that may be a better plan of action.
Forum: Cooling System 07-14-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,805
Posted By Graham
If you are removing it and replacing it with a...

If you are removing it and replacing it with a new one. That is to say, you are not worried about damaging it... just use a pair of needle nose pliers. Needle nose pliers are what I use every spring...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-11-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,552
Posted By Graham
To close this up. My pump was knocking...

To close this up.

My pump was knocking because of a vacuum leak at the fittings coming off my gas tank. Somone sealed the fittings with plumbers tape and over time they started to leak. I used...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-09-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,552
Posted By Graham
Thanks for the note. I paid $133 CAD for the pump...

Thanks for the note. I paid $133 CAD for the pump and the gauge. I needed it quickly so no time to bargain hunt or wait for a shipment from the US. In time I'll replace it with the MMI pump.
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-08-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,552
Posted By Graham
Here is what the fuel gauge looked like after I...

Here is what the fuel gauge looked like after I tightened everything up: LINK (https://photos.app.goo.gl/9ShBtcya5gpRBxgJ6)

This is just on the dock. Need to take her out for a proper test run...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-08-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,552
Posted By Graham
It replaced another similar electric pump.

It replaced another similar electric pump.
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-08-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,552
Posted By Graham
Thanks, good point. I tightened everything up,...

Thanks, good point. I tightened everything up, and the knock is not as pronounced. The gauge is also not jumping as much. I'm going to order the correct pump from MMI and have it on hand. This cheap...
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