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Forum: General Q & A
07-05-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By mrv8outboard

You can remove the orange wire from the (-)...

You can remove the orange wire from the (-) negative side of the coil. place a jumper lead on the (-) side of the coil. Using a spark checker at the coil, turn on the ignition and tap other end of...
Forum: General Q & A
12-25-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By mrv8outboard

Not sure what your question is. The WOT operating...

Not sure what your question is. The WOT operating range 5750-6250 but 6500 would be the goal. This is with your average load.
12-25-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By mrv8outboard

The propeller nut was loose or the shaft was bent...

The propeller nut was loose or the shaft was bent prior. I always torque the prop nuts. Have not broken a prop shaft yet.
Forum: General Q & A
12-25-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By mrv8outboard

Propshafts I have not broken, but clamp brackets...

Propshafts I have not broken, but clamp brackets and one midsection. Pinion gears yes. If the engine has the original lower unit it will have a four hole water pickup rather than the later scoop...
03-31-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By mrv8outboard

The shrink wrap if not done correctly will chaff...

The shrink wrap if not done correctly will chaff the hull. Painted hulls will suffer paint damage. The tape used has to be for painted hulls as not to pull the paint when removing. Having moved boats...
Forum: General Q & A
05-17-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,519
Posted By mrv8outboard

Maybe the inspection cover for the flywheel ?...

Maybe the inspection cover for the flywheel ? Something fall into the flywheel housing?
Forum: General Q & A
05-17-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By mrv8outboard

You put a vacuum on it? Or did you check manifold...

You put a vacuum on it? Or did you check manifold vacuum with a gauge? (Engine running of coarse) So what was the number it reached? Was the needle steady or fluctuating?
Forum: Banana Boat
05-02-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,110
Posted By mrv8outboard

Great to hear. Stay safe.

Great to hear. Stay safe.
04-15-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,705
Posted By mrv8outboard

There is a member on the The Donzi Registry...

There is a member on the The Donzi Registry (Chappy) that said he have the shows on VHS (back in 2006). You may try and see if he can help?
04-15-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By mrv8outboard

I had looked before and was unsuccessful. That...

I had looked before and was unsuccessful. That was quite awhile ago. Maybe something will turn up. The only thing I have is two stills from that day.
Forum: General Q & A
08-29-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By mrv8outboard

Go to CDI Electronics web site and download there...

Go to CDI Electronics web site and download there troubleshooting guild. You will need a peak reading voltmeter or adapter to test outputs.
Forum: Banana Boat
08-29-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,816
Posted By mrv8outboard

The low profile windscreen was just smoked lexan....

The low profile windscreen was just smoked lexan. What happend to your original cockpit floor hatch and console? These are fairly easy to fabricate.
Forum: General Q & A
08-29-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By mrv8outboard

Do you have any pictures? Is it hose or tubing? I...

Do you have any pictures? Is it hose or tubing? I do not think compression fittings are USCG approved. Could it be JIC? You can also use a fuel shut off valve. It sounds like a rubber type hose with...
Forum: General Q & A
05-27-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By mrv8outboard

Well there should be a dipstick in the dipstick...

Well there should be a dipstick in the dipstick tub. You can use a good quality 10w-40 or straight 30w if the ambient temp is warm all the time. The engine is actually a Suzuki. Try looking at Browns...
02-01-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,298
Posted By mrv8outboard

Ficht engines do not use a VRO pump. The oil...

Ficht engines do not use a VRO pump. The oil system is stand alone. The thing (like with everything else) is maintenance is everything. Fuel and oil quality. Spark plugs and there indexing....
10-28-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,752
Posted By mrv8outboard

I would not put that back in any boat. The time...

I would not put that back in any boat. The time and effort just to have to do it again in the near future. Just be safe and replace the tank.
Forum: General Q & A
08-06-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By mrv8outboard

The other thing is that the hydrocarbons build up...

The other thing is that the hydrocarbons build up and the oil goes acidic not base causing acid etching of the bearings.
07-10-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,715
Posted By mrv8outboard

One (of many) explanation for the valve issue is...

One (of many) explanation for the valve issue is detonation. It super heats the combustion temperature and the does what is called "tulip". The valve head starts to cup like a tulip, now it is longer...
07-10-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,715
Posted By mrv8outboard

Unfortunately the right path is neither easy or...

Unfortunately the right path is neither easy or cheap. Spend the money put in the time. Why? Junk breeds Junk.
07-09-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,715
Posted By mrv8outboard

You do not have an electrical issue. When power...

You do not have an electrical issue. When power is interrupted to the coil it will discharge the stored energy. I would first deal with a new starter and make sure your engine survived. Once you have...
07-08-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,715
Posted By mrv8outboard

Pull the drive off. You said the gimbal bearing...

Pull the drive off. You said the gimbal bearing had to be replaced due to a bad bellows, well the upper input shaft bearing most likely were damaged by the water just like the gimbal bearing. This...
06-25-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By mrv8outboard

Well of the cuff the most likely issue is fuel....

Well of the cuff the most likely issue is fuel. You have a restriction,air leak or lift pump failure. If it has two switch boxes it my be the high speed winding's in the stator. With more details...
Forum: Scarab
06-15-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By mrv8outboard

We would need the specific information about your...

We would need the specific information about your engine and drive system.
Forum: General Q & A
06-09-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By mrv8outboard

You could also be running it out of fuel. What is...

You could also be running it out of fuel. What is your set up?
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