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Forum: Specialty Tools 08-03-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,306
Posted By guylogan
replacing/checking impellers

New engine & FWC (mm) 04/2014. replaced raw water impeller in 2016, looking back at it, it most likely didn't need it. so now I'm going to replace both since its been 3-5 years. My question is should...
Forum: Cooling System 08-03-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,008
Posted By guylogan
replacing/checking impellers

New engine & FWC (mm) 04/2014. replaced raw water impeller in 2016, looking back at it, it most likely didn't need it. so now I'm going to replace both since its been 3-5 years. My question is should...
Forum: Cooling System 09-02-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,954
Posted By guylogan
Thanks just what I needed to know, I'll now order...

Thanks just what I needed to know, I'll now order the parts from MMI
Forum: Cooling System 08-31-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,954
Posted By guylogan
Replacing zincs in HX

Just read that this is a annual job.. been two years since install of new MMI engine with new block and have enjoyed the pleasure of instant start and smooth running. So I think I should also remove...
Forum: General Interest 06-01-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,383
Posted By guylogan
Practical Sailor article

The current issue has a review of an Alberg 35, in it they slam the "ubiquitous Atomic Four" and advocate its replacement with a diesel.
I responded to them..

"I think the "Afourians" would...
Forum: General Interest 04-23-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,382
Posted By guylogan
Of course we are..This is California were the...

Of course we are..This is California were the ya-hoos that run this state never pass up the chance to tax us. Of course the gas tax use to pay for roads and freeways but now they use it for anything...
Forum: General Interest 04-22-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,382
Posted By guylogan
If you notice I live in California, the land of...

If you notice I live in California, the land of fruits and nuts and all fuel is E10.
I do have a source for 0 ethanol here, they call it racing fuel and charge about twice the price for it.
Forum: General Interest 04-22-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,382
Posted By guylogan
Need solution for Ethanol problem

I'd like to start a thread to find out what are the best practices for dealing with the problem we all face, that most of the gasoline has ethanol in it and the recomendation from some that we...
Forum: Good Guys 02-24-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,467
Posted By guylogan
Jim where is your boat on Harbor Island. I have a...

Jim where is your boat on Harbor Island. I have a Coronado 25 at Harbor Island West #333. mabey we can get to gether some time.

Russ I have the diagram where the engine compartment was cut, I'm...
Forum: Good Guys 02-20-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,467
Posted By guylogan
still making a plan

Thanks for the comments, I went down to Shelter Island Boat yard yesterday and talked to Steve Hoffman of Hoffman Marine. I didn’t think he would do it but I thought he would give me a decent...
Forum: Good Guys 02-18-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,467
Posted By guylogan
Good Guy in San Diego to install rebuilt engine.

I'm giving up and plan on buying a exchange engine from MMI, will need to find a yard or shop to do the swap. I have worked with both Shelter Island Boat yard and with Driscol and found both great...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-15-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,896
Posted By guylogan
Wink Thanks dave, I most likley won't get around to...

Thanks dave, I most likley won't get around to any more checking till after Thanksgiving. Travling to Kentucky and Florida for the holiday. So thanks for the input and I'll get back online when I get...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-15-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,896
Posted By guylogan
The last time it ran everything was normal, that...

The last time it ran everything was normal, that was about a month ago now.
I diden't know that the position of the throttle could effect a compression test. I'm sure it was closed when I did that...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-15-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,896
Posted By guylogan
Unhappy Quality of the spark wow, I tested with a inline...

Quality of the spark wow, I tested with a inline plug tester and the spark was defintely yellow but seemed robust. I'm more concerned with the decreasing compression readings, a coulple of months ago...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-15-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,896
Posted By guylogan
Today I double checked the choke closing by...

Today I double checked the choke closing by pulling the flame arrester off and checking that it was closed. I also put my hand over the carb throat and cranked it and got 10 inches of vacuum. I'm...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-13-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,896
Posted By guylogan
There is one thing I thought about and that is a...

There is one thing I thought about and that is a plugged exhaust, I din't know how to test for it other that pulling the exhaust from the back of the manifold. Or I could open the cap on the front of...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-13-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,896
Posted By guylogan
Thanks guys for the help. What does clean up the...

Thanks guys for the help. What does clean up the valves mean? The choke was closed when I was cranking and there was fuel in te bottom of the bowl.
I had tried ether but it dident help. Thanks...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-13-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,896
Posted By guylogan
No start and no vacuum on start

Need advise on getting her started. I'v done all the troubleshooting outlined in the manuals, got spark at the plugs and coil, compression not great (50's dry 85 wet). no fuel in cylinders. So I...
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