Search found 16 matches

by GregM
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Broken valve new engine
Replies: 10
Views: 1942

Re: Broken valve new engine

Thanks for the info, I will check that on the next engine. And yes that is the reverse rotation engine. This really stinks as I am not getting re-embersed for the labor, good times! This sucks as this was not a small job as you know!
by GregM
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Broken valve new engine
Replies: 10
Views: 1942

Re: Broken valve new engine

image
by GregM
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Broken valve new engine
Replies: 10
Views: 1942

Re: Broken valve new engine

Well after taking the head off it wasn't the valve. It turns out the valve dropped into the cylinder and destroyed the piston. I have to pull the engine and ship it back. At least Rapido Marine is going to send me a new long block to replace what I have but I will need to do the labor. When I pulled...
by GregM
Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Broken valve new engine
Replies: 10
Views: 1942

Broken valve new engine

So I have this newly rebuilt 318 engine/longblock form Rapido Marine and I am at about 10ish hours and I heard a noise that turns out to be a broken valve. Fortunately it didn't drop in the cylinder and destroy the engine. Now I may be faced with sending the head back to them. Alternatively I am won...
by GregM
Thu Jun 28, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: 318 Timing?
Replies: 5
Views: 851

Re: 318 Timing?

Thank you Joel!
by GregM
Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: 318 Timing?
Replies: 5
Views: 851

318 Timing?

I have managed to get my first marine engine swap under my belt. Thanks to several question answered here. I have the engine running and I rotated the distributor until I got the engine starting easy and sounds good (also got rid of the white smoke from exhaust). However I was wondering what should ...
by GregM
Mon May 21, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Exhaust manifold surface?
Replies: 2
Views: 553

Re: Exhaust manifold surface?

Oh and what about forma gasket? should that be used with the exhaust gaskets?
by GregM
Mon May 21, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Exhaust manifold surface?
Replies: 2
Views: 553

Exhaust manifold surface?

Should I prep and paint exhaust manifold surface with prep and paint with 500 degree paint or go bare metal with the gasket?
by GregM
Sun May 13, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: Ceramic starter item
Replies: 6
Views: 955

Re: Ceramic starter item

Stick with marine! Got it, thank you for pointing that out! No fire hazard is worth saving a few bucks.
by GregM
Sat May 12, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Ceramic starter item
Replies: 6
Views: 955

Re: Ceramic starter item

Thank you man! I can't afford any more marine costs! Your a life savor!

Go to advanced search