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08-09-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,710
Posted By Barnacle Bill

Did anybody mention a boater safety course yet? ...

Did anybody mention a boater safety course yet? Sounds like this would be appropriate for a first time owner, too. We get plenty of idiots hauling a$$ on Doctor's Inlet here in the Jax, FL area in...
Forum: General Q & A
06-10-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By Barnacle Bill

Just for S&G's, check the wiring going to the...

Just for S&G's, check the wiring going to the fuel pump. My starboard engine was doing that and I found out the previous owner rigged a splice for the positive wire that would come loose and then...
Forum: General Q & A
06-10-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By Barnacle Bill

I like the high temp ceramic paints. They tend...

I like the high temp ceramic paints. They tend to last longer.
Forum: General Q & A
06-01-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,592
Posted By Barnacle Bill

On all of my vehicles, boats, and house furniture...

On all of my vehicles, boats, and house furniture I have always used plain old unscented Pledge in the brown can. Works great for rubber seals, plastic, vinyl, and leather.
Forum: General Q & A
05-28-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By Barnacle Bill

Timing?

Timing?
Forum: General Q & A
05-26-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By Barnacle Bill

I had dual double pumper carbs on a T-bucket I...

I had dual double pumper carbs on a T-bucket I built and they were a pain. They'd always leak where the fuel tube is inserted between both bowls. Replaced them withremanufactured dual Carter carbs...
Forum: General Q & A
05-25-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Barnacle Bill

And please make sure you use plumber's tape or...

And please make sure you use plumber's tape or the goo on them when you reinstall. I've had friends skip that and it made things difficult for them.
Forum: General Q & A
05-25-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By Barnacle Bill

Loose power wire leading to the pump?

Loose power wire leading to the pump?
Forum: General Q & A
05-25-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,240
Posted By Barnacle Bill

They had the screens and the only thing I haven't...

They had the screens and the only thing I haven't replaced in the fuel system on both engines would be the injectors. Everything else including the hoses are new.

A couple of them had small...
Forum: General Q & A
05-24-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Barnacle Bill

Trust both of us....having to go to the guage...

Trust both of us....having to go to the guage side sucks very much bad.
Forum: General Q & A
05-24-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,240
Posted By Barnacle Bill

Thanks. This boat has been one nightmare after...

Thanks. This boat has been one nightmare after another, it seems.
Forum: General Q & A
05-24-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Barnacle Bill

True. I got my terminology mixed up. Tilt/trim...

True. I got my terminology mixed up. Tilt/trim on the outdrives. Tabs are the port/starboard stabilizers.
Forum: General Q & A
05-24-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Barnacle Bill

O.K. I can see what's going on with your tabs....

O.K. I can see what's going on with your tabs. They are connected to the indicator cable at a fixed point. I have the K-plane setup but it works pretty much the same. With the tas all the way down,...
Forum: General Q & A
05-24-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Barnacle Bill

do your tabs look similar to this? ...

do your tabs look similar to this?
https://rocketcityracing.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/SPDT-503-300x225.jpg
Forum: General Q & A
05-24-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Barnacle Bill

I think he's talking about the indicator cable...

I think he's talking about the indicator cable that is attached to the tabs, not the rams themselves from the sounds of it.
Forum: General Q & A
05-24-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Barnacle Bill

Tabs are different, but a bit easier in most...

Tabs are different, but a bit easier in most cases.
Forum: General Q & A
05-24-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Barnacle Bill

For me to adjust mine, it was basically loosening...

For me to adjust mine, it was basically loosening two hose clamp type devices and tightening when they were set correctly on the out drives.
Forum: General Q & A
05-24-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By Barnacle Bill

That's how I found out my injectors were leaking....

That's how I found out my injectors were leaking. Seafoam is great stuff, but be careful with it.
Forum: General Q & A
05-24-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Barnacle Bill

Got pics? I had to replace all of my cables for...

Got pics? I had to replace all of my cables for the trim and the tab indicators. The trim had to be adjusted since they were spring loaded. Basically, I put the motors all the way out, connected...
Forum: General Q & A
05-24-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By Barnacle Bill

Good to hear. I regularly do a FI cleaning on...

Good to hear. I regularly do a FI cleaning on everything I own once a month using something similar to what's in the link, but I fill it with Seafoam. It doesn't take much for it to work, either....
Forum: General Q & A
05-24-2021, 06:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,760
Posted By Barnacle Bill

IF he's getting that much ring wash then the...

IF he's getting that much ring wash then the engines will definitely need to come out to check the cylinders and get new rings installed, too.
Forum: General Q & A
05-23-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,760
Posted By Barnacle Bill

And I'd run one in each cover. Not required, but...

And I'd run one in each cover. Not required, but if one fails, the other picks up the slack.

I have never seen white good on the cap or in the engine like that. Usually with water in the oil it...
Forum: General Q & A
05-23-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,240
Posted By Barnacle Bill

D'oh!!!!! 8 bad injectors and I could see where...

D'oh!!!!! 8 bad injectors and I could see where they were leaking going into the manifold. Guess what.....16 new injectors are on the way and the 8 good ones from the port motor will be kept as...
Forum: General Q & A
05-20-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,141
Posted By Barnacle Bill

I bought two of these new for my BBC engines and...

I bought two of these new for my BBC engines and they have been flawless. Keep searching and you can find them cheaper. When I bought mine a few months ago it cost me about $70.00/ea but I can't...
Forum: General Q & A
05-20-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,141
Posted By Barnacle Bill

As you are looking at the front of the engine,...

As you are looking at the front of the engine, the starter is on the back side, top right, correct?
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