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Forum: Cigarette
05-21-2021, 05:00 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

Another lockdown, another lost month, but...

Another lockdown, another lost month, but yesterday finally I had my big day. 10 months passed since I pulled the seized engine and it was very exciting to start my first rebuilt engine.
Adjusted...
Forum: Cigarette
04-23-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

I used the wrong expression, I meant spin the...

I used the wrong expression, I meant spin the pushrods between my fingers and tighten the rockers until the pushrod just can´t spin anymore to have zero lash. Then another half turn on the nut. Just...
Forum: Cigarette
04-22-2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

I guess I know why you are asking, if the valves...

I guess I know why you are asking, if the valves are not completely closed it could explain the compression loss. In fact, there is no lash at all especially on the exhaust side.
Frankly, I never...
Forum: Cigarette
04-22-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

No compression on one cylinder

Engine assembly is almost completed, pre-oiling with a drill showed a nice oil pressure, so I tried to turn over the engine with the starter. Went all well until I discovered that cylinder #1 has...
Forum: Cigarette
04-05-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

Engine is coming together nicely ...

Engine is coming together nicely

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04-01-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By musthave1

Tried to pm again but your inbox is full now

Tried to pm again but your inbox is full now
03-13-2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By musthave1

Trailer plans anyone?

I need to have a trailer built as there are none available here. Searched for trailer plans online but only found for smaller boats, mine is a 38 ft, 12,000 lbs Top Gun. Can anybody point me to the...
Forum: Cigarette
03-11-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

True, they look low profile but they have this...

True, they look low profile but they have this polished aluminium frame underneath which gives them extra clearance. And yes, looking forward to finally mount all the new spare parts I bought. First...
Forum: Cigarette
03-07-2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

Two months lockdown later I got a police permit...

Two months lockdown later I got a police permit to cross state border and finally could see my boat again. Armed with a ton of new spare parts and tools I went to the workshop only to find that the...
Forum: Cigarette
01-27-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

Thanks SR24Dave. When I bought it, it didn’t...

Thanks SR24Dave. When I bought it, it didn’t really have a name and I needed one quickly for the transport. I guess you know the saying “A boat is a big hole in the water into which you throw money”...
Forum: Cigarette
01-27-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

came with the old engine, so I’m not sure. But...

came with the old engine, so I’m not sure. But F-2 Speedy is right, KE is engraved on one side.

Hardin has them ...
Forum: Cigarette
01-27-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

it’s a 582 Dart Big M which comes in 4.600 bore...

it’s a 582 Dart Big M which comes in 4.600 bore from factory

Just looked up their website:

Standard 4.250”, 4.500”, 4.560” or 4.600” bore sizes with siamesed extra thick cylinder walls to...
Forum: Cigarette
01-27-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

Bore is already 4.600, not sure how much this can...

Bore is already 4.600, not sure how much this can be overbored.
There seems to be a good machine shop in Thailand (neighboring country), but shipping the block back and forth is a major effort and...
Forum: Cigarette
01-27-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

Yet another lockdown, started ordering spare...

Yet another lockdown, started ordering spare parts. Decided to replace the timing chain set, the alternator, all senders, bolts and all rubber gaskets of the Hardin parts and a couple of other things...
Forum: Cigarette
01-27-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

Not a good feeling to assemble the engine with...

Not a good feeling to assemble the engine with the less than perfect block and heads but what can I do, the downside of living here. Replaced the main bearings and got the missing main cap bolts and...
Forum: Cigarette
01-27-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

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Forum: Cigarette
01-27-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

Progress is painfully slow, Malaysia is going...

Progress is painfully slow, Malaysia is going through a series of lockdown and each time I can´t go to my workshop for a month because it´s just across a state border.

I got my engine block back...
Forum: General Q & A
01-24-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By musthave1

I think I was mistaken, the boat’s voltmeter is...

I think I was mistaken, the boat’s voltmeter is probably showing the battery’s charge, not the alternator output. Anyway I will test it when the new alternator arrives - which will take a while.
Forum: General Q & A
01-24-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By musthave1

Thanks AllDodge, that‘s exactly what I was...

Thanks AllDodge, that‘s exactly what I was looking for, with this I can go through all the alternatives.

Still not completely sure about the cabling. There was not even a fourth cable around to...
Forum: General Q & A
01-24-2021, 02:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By musthave1

Which alternator for Merc BBC?

Kind of a newbie question but as I cannot return anything I want to be sure before I order.
Which is the standard alternator for a Mercruiser Gen IV Big Block, which OEM part number?

And, why my...
11-01-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,836
Posted By musthave1

I bought a Proform for just 100 bucks, works...

I bought a Proform for just 100 bucks, works fine. https://www.summitracing.com/parts/pro-66832

...
Forum: Cigarette
10-03-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

I also wonder why somebody would steal them, what...

I also wonder why somebody would steal them, what for? As if there were other Dart big blocks around here.
Forum: Cigarette
10-03-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

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Had some parts blasted and powder coated and...
Forum: Cigarette
10-03-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

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2015 Shafiroff 582 spare block zero hours ...
Forum: Cigarette
10-03-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 28,630
Posted By musthave1

It’s a Crane #139731 - 226/234 @.50" with...

It’s a Crane #139731 - 226/234 @.50" with .587/.610, 112

not the biggest cam, but I don’t want to go for more anyway as I’m afraid of reversion.

The Edelbrock heads should be good for up to...
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