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Forum: Troubleshooting 11-26-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,800
Posted By Dave Neptune
No rebuild yet! A stuck or sticky valve is...

No rebuild yet! A stuck or sticky valve is probably causing the zero cylinder~~no biggie. The low numbers are not that bad and could easily be sticky rings from sitting or the results of a poor...
Forum: General Interest 11-24-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By B Moyer
Happy Thanksgiving

As we take our seats around the Thanksgiving table this year, it's important to give thanks. For us, that's saying how grateful and thankful we are to have you as loyal Forum Members who give of...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-13-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,601
Posted By Dave Neptune
How did you conduct the 2 compression tests? ...

How did you conduct the 2 compression tests?

The test should be done first dry and then with some oil sprayed into the cylinder the wet test.

When conducting the tests the throttle and choke...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-12-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,601
Posted By indigo
Dirty Fuel

Pitching in big waves brings to mind stirring up muck lying in the bottom of your fuel tank. Take a look at your in line fuel filter and also drain the carb bowl and see what comes out. If there is...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-28-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Dave Neptune
Since she started right back up I doubt it is...

Since she started right back up I doubt it is spark related as a coil can open up and quit when warm it does need a bit of time to cool and throw a spark. Does the spark look blue or yellowish?

I...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-26-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By JOHN COOKSON
A dying coil will exhibit these symptoms. Do you...

A dying coil will exhibit these symptoms. Do you have an EI?

After the next shutdown check for spark by pulling the big wire out of the center of the distributor cap and hold it close to the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-17-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By Al Schober
Most favorable assumption is that the issues are...

Most favorable assumption is that the issues are related - otherwise you have a new problem. Perhaps some debris from the failed pump found its way into the carb? Likelihood of this is increased if...
Forum: General Interest 09-29-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By sastanley
Steve, We are still here! Welcome back!:cool:

Steve, We are still here! Welcome back!:cool:
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-28-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Al Schober
Your friend got very lucky. First that the...

Your friend got very lucky. First that the damage wasn't worse. Think hole in the block. Second that he had you for a friend to help out.
Forum: General Interest 09-27-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By Whippet
Fired right up after 2 years on the hard

To jump in on what others are saying about reliability of the A4...

Because of border closures I was away from my Canada-based C&C27 / A4 for two years.

Today I finally got to the boat club. ...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-26-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Al Schober
Was the engine over-revved? This engine only has...

Was the engine over-revved? This engine only has two main bearings, one at each end. There's no crankshaft bearing between cylinders 2 and 3.
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-26-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Dave Neptune
Take a good look at the broken area. I have seen...

Take a good look at the broken area. I have seen a few broken cranks on duty rated engines. Most often they are an existing crack that finally let go. Look for dissimilarities on the surface of the...
Forum: General Interest 09-26-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By Vermonstah
Piling on here

Just want to add my two cents.

One reason for my radio silence here - my A4 has been extremely reliable. Due largely to the great insights and counsel that I have received over the years from Don...
Forum: Fuel System 09-25-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By roadnsky
I think that piece looks a lot like one of the...

I think that piece looks a lot like one of the two screws holding the butterfly valve as Dave said.
Are you missing one of those screws?
See pics...
Forum: General Interest 09-24-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By Orion C&C 33
Are the Atomic 4 reliable...?? When I purchased...

Are the Atomic 4 reliable...?? When I purchased my C&C 33 it came with the Atomic 4.

Bringing home my sailboat to its new home we need to travel 79 nautical miles,
even through all the safety...
Forum: General Interest 09-14-2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By lat 64
I'm here! Shawn texted me. We're alive and...

I'm here!

Shawn texted me.
We're alive and well. Boat still on the hard:rolleyes:.
Spent most of this past year doing remodel on a second house that we got for cheap.
Doing some boat stuff...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 09-10-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,159
Posted By jwin10143@aol.com
Reversing gear removal Help

Thank .I will keep that in mind. Will keep everyone posted on this. The one in the pic is the new engine and it had V- drive in it.Thats what i am removing and placing the direct reversing gear and...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-03-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By Surcouf
this sounds very strange. You have ruled out...

this sounds very strange. You have ruled out alternator.
I know you have replaced the starter, but it sounds like a starter that engages randomely. Do you have a visual access to the starter gear...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-31-2021, 02:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,378
Posted By Ando
I am fortunate enough to say that Ndutton is near...

I am fortunate enough to say that Ndutton is near me. But I confirmed that the sending unit is, in fact, reading correctly by ordering a mechanical gauge from mmi and testing it with the regulating...
Forum: General Interest 08-27-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By Robert O.
Hi Tom and Al, Al, my apologies I did not...

Hi Tom and Al,

Al, my apologies I did not see your reply some weeks ago! Thanks for the great advice. I was just posting about a different topic and realized I never circled back to say I...
Forum: Safety 08-26-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,260
Posted By joe_db
https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/details/stati...

https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/details/stations/4167/_:4f8c895f2a15ce4ceca249c3c2c5be1d

This link is my shore station.

I haven't got it set up yet, but there is a way to go the other...
Forum: Fuel System 08-22-2021, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By capnward
Thanks for that thought, Ed. I would like to...

Thanks for that thought, Ed. I would like to think that my A4 gets similar fuel economy to a diesel. The problem with that scenario is that for years I have been estimating how much gas would fill...
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-16-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By JOHN COOKSON
Remember: Do not leave the key in the on...

Remember:
Do not leave the key in the on position for a long period of time when the engine is not running or you will fry the coil if the points\EI are in the closed position.

ex TRUE GRIT
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-13-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,125
Posted By JOHN COOKSON
Managed to find this. It took awhile. Post 2 #2. ...

Managed to find this. It took awhile. Post 2 #2.
www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=274

ex TRUE GRIT
Forum: General Interest 08-13-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By Bayou Sailor
Awesome

Hey Mo,
I like hearing that. As most of you know I've had Margarita almost a year now and have done a good bit of maintenance on the engine. When I got the boat a bunch of my friends told me that...
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