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Forum: General Maintenance 05-01-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By edwardc
Yes, the spacer allows you to use a stock...

Yes, the spacer allows you to use a stock automotive thermostat, but it is "single action". This requires the additional use of a restricting valve in the bypass loop.

The Moyer thermostat (SKU:...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-01-2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By joe_db
I am not sure - you could call Moyer and ask. ...

I am not sure - you could call Moyer and ask.
My Indigo thermostat uses a stock car part.
Forum: General Interest 08-16-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By sastanley
Question I know everyone does their own thing, but I...

I know everyone does their own thing, but I cannot for the life of me see a reason to keep a 30 amp shore power plug connected to the boat 365/24/7.

I have a 5w solar panel that keeps my start...
Forum: General Interest 08-12-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By Al Schober
Caveat - don't swim off your boat or the docks...

Caveat - don't swim off your boat or the docks until this issue gets resolved.
Forum: General Interest 08-09-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By ndutton
With the speed at which that occurred (2~3...

With the speed at which that occurred (2~3 months) my thoughts go immediately to stray current corrosion.

Questions:

Is his keel grounded?
Does your friend have shore power?
Is he slipped...
Forum: Exhaust System 08-21-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By Peter
Good Old Boat The water flow out of Graham's...

Good Old Boat

The water flow out of Graham's exhaust looked weak to me - good hint there was a flow problem.

Check your water pump impeller

poor flow = elevated temps = steam

Peter
Forum: Exhaust System 08-19-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By roadnsky
A little late to the party... HERE...

A little late to the party...
HERE (http://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=127) is a thread that discusses both the Acid Flush and the Pressure Flush (with Pics too)
Forum: Exhaust System 08-18-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By ndutton
Has to fit your cooling system hoses because...

Has to fit your cooling system hoses because that's where they attach. Mine are 5/8" throughout but there is no guaranty yours are the same.
Forum: Exhaust System 08-18-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By ndutton
I was thinking that may have merit. The...

I was thinking that may have merit. The thermostat is removed and the bypass closed for the acid flush.
Forum: Exhaust System 08-18-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By ndutton
Stay tuned. Others may have different ideas.

Stay tuned. Others may have different ideas.
Forum: Exhaust System 08-18-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,289
Posted By ndutton
If it's this one,...

If it's this one, (https://moyermarine.com/product/mmi-thermostat-150-degree/) I learned the condition of the port in the center of the underside of the thermostat housing is critical to the proper...
Forum: Announcements 03-20-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,896
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Forum: Announcements 12-04-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,684
Posted By Administrator
A new Afourian MVP

Please join me in congratulating Capnward on his promotion to the esteemed rank of Afourian MVP, with all the rights and privileges appropriate and appurtenant thereto.

Capnward has been a forum...
Forum: Overhaul 08-29-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,261
Posted By wristwister
When I rebuilt an A4 for my daughter's boat, I...

When I rebuilt an A4 for my daughter's boat, I was advised to do all the assembly first, including all covers, then paint the whole thing. This makes good sense, as all those edges get completely...
Forum: General Maintenance 08-05-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,958
Posted By roadnsky
Agree with Al... once the packing is jammed up...

Agree with Al...
once the packing is jammed up (and hardened) it's best to re-pack.

You can do it while in the water easily.
I like to use RESCUE TAPE wrapped around the tube threads, while...
Forum: General Interest 07-19-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,496
Posted By Oldlaxer1
This about sums it up...

I think we've all been there
Forum: Cooling System 07-14-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,805
Posted By tenders
In my opinion the objective is to get the...

In my opinion the objective is to get the impeller off WITHOUT removing the shaft, to protect the integrity of the two rubber seals that keep water out of the crankcase. If you just yank the impeller...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-08-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,552
Posted By ndutton
I'm not convinced you have a problem. The fuel...

I'm not convinced you have a problem. The fuel pump ticking is normal for pulse type pumps which leads me to your fuel pressure gauge behavior. It's pulsing nature may also be normal because of the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-08-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,552
Posted By Al Schober
Don't recognize the pump (but that doesn't mean...

Don't recognize the pump (but that doesn't mean much). The way the pressure varies seems odd - perhaps the pump is failing? Might also explain the fluctuation/vibration of the needle. Can't say I...
Forum: Cooling System 07-04-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,671
Posted By Al Schober
Your sketches are great, but you need an...

Your sketches are great, but you need an additional one. That's the one with the waterlift outlet full of water. That full outlet pipe acts like a potato in the tail pipe and the engine won't start.
Forum: Cooling System 07-04-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,671
Posted By joe_db
You are not crazy. I have hauled a diesel off a...

You are not crazy. I have hauled a diesel off a boat that had bent and broken rods for just this reason.
Forum: Cooling System 07-04-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,671
Posted By ndutton
It's a weakness of a waterlift exhaust system,...

It's a weakness of a waterlift exhaust system, the risk does not exist with straight pipe, water jacketed or standpipe systems. Waterlifts being IMO the most common exhaust system, the risk is real....
Forum: Cooling System 07-04-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,671
Posted By joe_db
Exhaust gases blow the water out of the waterlift...

Exhaust gases blow the water out of the waterlift and overboard. Some installations will flood the engine if the engine is cranking but not running. The much lower volume of gases exiting the engine...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-01-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,337
Posted By ndutton
I disagree. Even if the plug has disappeared...

I disagree. Even if the plug has disappeared (best case scenario), if he can neither see nor touch it there's no way he'll be able to replace it. I still vote for raising the engine out of its hole...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-30-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,796
Posted By Mo
Yeah, I know you guys had about 40 C. We had...

Yeah, I know you guys had about 40 C. We had 39...Kids didn't want to go out today so we stayed home in the AC...watched movies. Tomorrow night we will all go out for the fireworks. If it runs...
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