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Forum: General Q & A
06-27-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,220
Posted By zz28zz

When setting up idle speed on a fuel injected...

When setting up idle speed on a fuel injected eng, the IAC is manually closed ( or air passage blocked to simulate a fully closed IAC) and the throttle blades are adjusted to obtain base idle speed....
06-27-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,281
Posted By zz28zz

Water. Local lake (Travis) is getting low..At the...

Water. Local lake (Travis) is getting low..At the current rate, I'm abt 1 month away from having to drive 45 mins to the other side and wait 1+ hrs to launch/retrieve. Currently I'm abt 7 mins away...
Forum: General Q & A
06-27-2022, 12:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,220
Posted By zz28zz

Assuming the IAC values are correct, I'm thinking...

Assuming the IAC values are correct, I'm thinking vacuum leak.
Forum: General Q & A
06-26-2022, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By zz28zz

Odd drive trim issue

Was running drives up and down on the trailer. Noticed port drive would not go all the way down. The port drive trim cylinders were abt 1 inch from retracting fully. Could hear pump straining like it...
06-26-2022, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By zz28zz

Got it all back together and idle tested on the...

Got it all back together and idle tested on the hose. Much better. Thx to all.
BTW, bearings were Koyo 62042RSCM sealed and pre-lubed. Didn't pack grease in void between the bearings since the...
Forum: General Q & A
06-23-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By zz28zz

Just a couple of stray thoughts from working on...

Just a couple of stray thoughts from working on cars years ago:
If the coolant temp sensor comes unplugged (or wire breaks or bad connection, etc) the ECM will interpret that as coolant being at -55...
06-23-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By zz28zz

Got the bearing assy apart last night. My...

Got the bearing assy apart last night. My new-to-me hyd press made quick work of it. Didn't even have to install the handle into the bottle jack. Nothing like having the right tools for the job!...
06-22-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By zz28zz

Koyo is fine. Ordered 2 kits from Ebay. Thx for...

Koyo is fine. Ordered 2 kits from Ebay. Thx for the link Doc. Listing says it's for the type of pumps with a plastic impeller body. Mine are metallic but suspect the bearing part is the same.

Thx...
06-21-2022, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By zz28zz

Just got back from picking up the shop built...

Just got back from picking up the shop built press. Thing weighs over 800 lbs + abt 200 lbs worth of thick plates/adapters/ etc. I'm worn-out from loading and unloading in the 100+ deg heat.....
06-21-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By zz28zz

Thx guys! Found the pump on BAM: Appears the...

Thx guys!

Found the pump on BAM: Appears the parts are all still available (that I need). Abt $243 to rebuild both both pumps + cost of press. Still better than ~$1100 for 2 new pumps. Already...
06-21-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By zz28zz

Also, how big of a press was needed/used? I found...

Also, how big of a press was needed/used? I found a 30-ton hyd sorta close-by. Assuming that would be plenty.
06-21-2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By zz28zz

Thx Doc. I've attached a couple of pics. Does it...

Thx Doc. I've attached a couple of pics. Does it look like yours? I called the bearing place locally and gave them the National 43361 XAO number. They said it's a seal (and they don't have one).
...
Forum: General Q & A
06-21-2022, 12:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,292
Posted By zz28zz

Yep, B12 is brutal on the eyeballs. Got a...

Yep, B12 is brutal on the eyeballs. Got a reminder of that earlier today.
06-20-2022, 11:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By zz28zz

It's really more of a "don't like to mix...

It's really more of a "don't like to mix different oils" issue since I know I'll never get all the old oil out. Some may say that's OCD and they may be right, but If it ain't broke, don't screw with...
06-20-2022, 11:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By zz28zz

Raw water pump bearing replacement

One of my raw water pumps wasn't sounding so good after it's winter nap. (Merc# 46-71497). Bearings are bad.

I've removed the pressed on piece that the pulley bolts to but can't figure out which...
Forum: General Q & A
06-19-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,292
Posted By zz28zz

Fuel pressure is OK, I'd personally like to see...

Fuel pressure is OK, I'd personally like to see it a bit higher (i.e.7.5 psi) if it's adjustable. The fuel pressure is much more critical at higher power levels.

If still no joy tomorrow, could...
06-19-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By zz28zz

Here's the 3 different labels. If I'm reading the...

Here's the 3 different labels. If I'm reading the date codes correctly, the oldest is from 2009! They're all sealed so should be fine....
Forum: General Q & A
06-18-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,292
Posted By zz28zz

I would think if one of those monsters got loose...

I would think if one of those monsters got loose enough to shift, you would feel it all thru the boat. Good to hear you got them secure.

Kinda doubt you could hear an electrical/ign pop with engs...
06-18-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By zz28zz

Received first 8 qts ok but second 8 qts was...

Received first 8 qts ok but second 8 qts was coming from another store abt 2 hrs away. Unfortunately, that store fell down, literally (old building). Got another order from the San Antonio warehouse....
Forum: General Q & A
06-18-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,292
Posted By zz28zz

My first red top was OK, but second red top and...

My first red top was OK, but second red top and later a yellow top both died prematurely. No more for me either. Same with the Diehards. They used to be great batteries but not any more. Having good...
Forum: Fountain
06-07-2022, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By zz28zz

I've always heard that the 3 blade Mirage is the...

I've always heard that the 3 blade Mirage is the best for that boat. The twin BB version needs the stern lift the 3 bladed props provide. I run the 3 bladed Mirage on my 1990 27/29 Fountain. Engs are...
06-07-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By zz28zz

Called O'Riellys again and got a hold of someone...

Called O'Riellys again and got a hold of someone a bit better at procuring parts. Warehouse wouldnt allow it to be ordered but he was able to xfer from 3 other stores to get a total of 16 qts...
06-07-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By zz28zz

I'll give that a shot, thx!

I'll give that a shot, thx!
06-06-2022, 10:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By zz28zz

A couple of 468 full roller (NA) engs. 90 deg+...

A couple of 468 full roller (NA) engs. 90 deg+ air temps.
06-06-2022, 02:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By zz28zz

Humm, must have seen it at Summit instead of...

Humm, must have seen it at Summit instead of Jegs. Anyway, $12/qt is ridiculous. If the local parts stores had it, it would cost ~$7/qt.

Don't really have a back-up oil in mind. .I'm a bit OCD...
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