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by Busia
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Hard Starting
Replies: 5
Views: 150

Re: Hard Starting

Look down the throat of the carb and pump the throttle. If there is gas in the float bowl the accelerator pump will squirt gas .
by Busia
Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Exhaust manifold removal
Replies: 42
Views: 5825

Re: Exhaust manifold removal

As Jeff says that is probably to heat the carb, or actually the little coil that takes the automatic choke off. If the valves don't seal, I would depress the spring to open each valve and look at each one. It's easy to lap them and clean them and re-assemble. If they are real bad you will have to re...
by Busia
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Exhaust manifold removal
Replies: 42
Views: 5825

Re: Exhaust manifold removal

Sounds like the head was not torqued, so the gasket did not seal and everything leaked. The old gasket may still be good, after all it has never been used. The correct way to torque a head is to do the final tightening from the middle working out to the ends in a staggered pattern. Go to the library...
by Busia
Tue May 28, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Carburetor Stud
Replies: 9
Views: 691

Re: Carburetor Stud

Your clean living has paid off. Never happens for the rest of us. You have an easy one to fix. As Mr. Rice stated above: oil, heat, vice grips.
by Busia
Mon May 27, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Carburetor Stud
Replies: 9
Views: 691

Re: Carburetor Stud

Not cast or welded in. Can you put a picture of it on here? ( I was thinking that you don't have studs into the manifold , but bolts that go into it.) Anyway, you are going to learn about penetrating oil, easy outs, left hand drills and clean living and dirty words. First , soak it with penetrating ...
by Busia
Sat May 18, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Facebook Group
Replies: 14
Views: 1773

Re: Facebook Group

There are instructions on this site about posting pics, just use the search feature to find them.
by Busia
Fri May 17, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Facebook Group
Replies: 14
Views: 1773

Re: Facebook Group

You'll find more knowledge on this site. More boats for sale on the other. Most have been sitting for years, now they want to sell.
Passed on your message, lets see if it works. Then you can spend even more time on the computer and it will be my fault.
by Busia
Thu May 16, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Shafts
Topic: Shaft Stuffing Box hose size and source.
Replies: 7
Views: 1108

Re: Shaft Stuffing Box hose size and source.

K-Y or use liquid soap as lube, whichever you have.
by Busia
Fri May 10, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Fuel Tank Removal
Replies: 11
Views: 2365

Re: Fuel Tank Removal

Had my new tank built as large as possible. Old rectangular tank came out the rear hatch. New one went back in the same way.

New Fuel Tank.jpg
by Busia
Thu May 09, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Original Aft deck cleaning and maintenance question
Replies: 5
Views: 1152

Re: Original Aft deck cleaning and maintenance question

A pretty Aft can be beddy beddy nice.

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