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11-23-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,726
Posted By zz28zz

Post #47, with the pic of your spark plug, has me...

Post #47, with the pic of your spark plug, has me wondering if that is fuel or oil fouled. Oil fouled will be shiny. Fuel fouled will be shiny too until the fuel evaporates, then it turns to a dull...
11-17-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,726
Posted By zz28zz

Not sure if this has been mentioned or maybe its...

Not sure if this has been mentioned or maybe its obvious, but carb needs to soak in chem dip for a while to loosen up crap in the tiny idle circuit passages. Then follow up with B12 being shot...
11-16-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 23,551
Posted By zz28zz

Boeing is their competition. SpaceX simply out...

Boeing is their competition. SpaceX simply out performed them. Not sure what Lockheed contributed. NASA hasn't been able to send anything to the international space station since 2011. We haven't...
11-16-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 23,551
Posted By zz28zz

The automated landing of the first stage and the...

The automated landing of the first stage and the Dragon's emergency jettison capability during any phase of flight are quite amazing achievements. Especially when you consider they have an actual...
Forum: Fountain
11-14-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By zz28zz

I had an old Chaparral that was leaking fuel. Cut...

I had an old Chaparral that was leaking fuel. Cut floor and pulled tank. Found the tank had been installed with a loose screw under it. Took abt 10 years for the screw to wear thru the alum tank....
11-13-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By zz28zz

I actually keep one of those grabbers in the...

I actually keep one of those grabbers in the bilge at all times. They're awesome. Also keep a beefier 2 fingered version in the bilge to recover heavier items like large wrenches and occasionally the...
Forum: General Q & A
11-06-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By zz28zz

It's fIne?? OK... Send me $50 and you can own a...

It's fIne?? OK... Send me $50 and you can own a brand spanking new Merc part that's significantly out of spec.
Forum: General Q & A
11-06-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By zz28zz

I too am a big fan of Gates belts and hoses. I...

I too am a big fan of Gates belts and hoses. I use them exclusively on my road vehicles. Never had a problem with any of them.

My old school Merc belts have proven to be very reliable. Mine are...
Forum: General Q & A
11-03-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By zz28zz

Yep, I remember that post well. Hard to believe...

Yep, I remember that post well. Hard to believe their plan is to sell all the bad ones first. :bong:
Guess this is what you get when there's no serious competition..
Forum: General Q & A
11-03-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By zz28zz

Just spoke to a customer rep at Merc. He...

Just spoke to a customer rep at Merc. He confirmed target width of 0.38" but then says the tolerance is +0.030" and -0.020". If that's true, my online purchase is even further out of spec. I offered...
Forum: General Q & A
11-03-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By zz28zz

I was a bit surprised to see Merc quote 0.38" as...

I was a bit surprised to see Merc quote 0.38" as the target. Assumed they would have stated 0.375". Maybe they were rounding? However, why round if you're quoting a +/- of 0.030??

I'm still trying...
Forum: General Q & A
11-02-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By zz28zz

I used to have a locally owned auto parts store...

I used to have a locally owned auto parts store not too far away where you could go there with a boat, car, truck or tractor part and walk out with a new part in just a few mins. Unfortunately they...
11-01-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,285
Posted By zz28zz

Generally speaking, it means getting ign timing...

Generally speaking, it means getting ign timing and fuel mixture adjusted across all RPMs, load conditions and temperatures to achieve max power/best driveability while maintaining a degree of margin...
Forum: General Q & A
10-31-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By zz28zz

Alternator belt concerns

Had my starboard alternator pulley nut come loose while cruising to our hangout cove. Appears the pulley and fan stayed on the shaft long enough to ruin the alternator shaft threads. Gathered up the...
Forum: General Q & A
10-27-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By zz28zz

Finally got to watch the recording. Good...

Finally got to watch the recording. Good presentation and very knowledgeable guys. Usually have machine shop hone cyls while its there but still good to know.
The variations in block hardness was an...
Forum: General Q & A
10-23-2020, 02:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,514
Posted By zz28zz

interested x1 :popcorn:

interested x1 :popcorn:
Forum: General Q & A
10-22-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By zz28zz

Just received an email saying I would be...

Just received an email saying I would be receiving a link to the recording.
Forum: General Q & A
10-21-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By zz28zz

Thx for posting. I signed up but had a work...

Thx for posting. I signed up but had a work meeting pop up last min. Thought there would be a link to view presentation later but didn't see one in my email notification.
Forum: General Q & A
10-20-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,514
Posted By zz28zz

My thoughts on the breather filters are that I...

My thoughts on the breather filters are that I believe they are designed to filter relatively clean dry air under hood into the crankcase. Without a pcv sys they would be flowing backwards.

I...
Forum: General Q & A
10-20-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,514
Posted By zz28zz

Might be worth contacting Trickflow and see if...

Might be worth contacting Trickflow and see if they have any experience with this situation and/or any suggestions. Maybe oil drainback holes could be enlarged??

Only way I can think of to verify...
Forum: Fountain
10-19-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By zz28zz

Wow. That did come out pretty nice. I have the...

Wow. That did come out pretty nice. I have the same boat with orig interior but has different shades of blue accents. Trim shop says they can't get the orig blue colored vinyl anymore. Not sure if...
Forum: General Q & A
10-19-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,514
Posted By zz28zz

So oil burning issues started when switching to...

So oil burning issues started when switching to Dart block? (not sure if I'm following the progression properly)
I'd try to "gasket match" the drain-back holes if mis-aligned.
You had stated issue...
Forum: General Q & A
10-18-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,514
Posted By zz28zz

No pcv sys installed. See post #22.

No pcv sys installed. See post #22.
Forum: General Q & A
10-17-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,514
Posted By zz28zz

Understand same heads and block for 10 years. I'd...

Understand same heads and block for 10 years. I'd still lay the old head gasket over the head and block just to make sure head gasket isn't partially blocking the drainback holes.
Was the same...
Forum: General Q & A
10-17-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,514
Posted By zz28zz

This seems to add credence to the theory that oil...

This seems to add credence to the theory that oil isn't draining back down from top side of heads quick enough. You can "gasket match" (using old head gasket) the oil return holes in head to same...
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