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08-10-2016, 01:25 PM
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Posted By jcwiza

Yes, single engine and E10 is the only fuel...

Yes, single engine and E10 is the only fuel available. I've had some problems in the past with phase separation but that was years ago. Thank was emptied and have run hundreds of gallons of clean...
08-10-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,871
Posted By jcwiza

I will be doing that this weekend.

I will be doing that this weekend.
08-10-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,871
Posted By jcwiza

My latest guess is that I am not forcing fuel...

My latest guess is that I am not forcing fuel through the pump, but I am forcing fuel to the pump. If there's an obstruction before the pump, squeezing the bulb is allowing more fuel to get to the...
08-10-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,871
Posted By jcwiza

Injectors are new (refurbished). LP is new. ...

Injectors are new (refurbished). LP is new. Actually I replaced it twice because the first one had a slight leak. Both seemed to work fine. Except for the bogging issue. Oh and my original pump...
08-09-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,871
Posted By jcwiza

Any more ideas?

Any more ideas?
08-09-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,871
Posted By jcwiza

Yes as stated in original post the ball is...

Yes as stated in original post the ball is working as it should.
08-09-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,871
Posted By jcwiza

The VST filter is spotless and the HP pump is...

The VST filter is spotless and the HP pump is brand new.
08-09-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,871
Posted By jcwiza

By the way, this problem of bogging down came on...

By the way, this problem of bogging down came on rather suddenly. One minute I was cruising at 4800 RPMs, and then all of a sudden it bogs down and doesn't want to go above 3800. Can't imagine a...
08-09-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,871
Posted By jcwiza

Can someone tell me what the fuel bowl under the...

Can someone tell me what the fuel bowl under the engine cover should look like when the engine is idling? Mine is about 3/4 full of fuel with the filter part mostly not covered in fuel. You can...
08-09-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,871
Posted By jcwiza

The fuel pickup looks like it is really going to...

The fuel pickup looks like it is really going to be trouble to unscrew. Any suggestions? Can I get a socket to fit on that square head? I saw a youtube video of a guy putting a box wrench on it...
08-09-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,871
Posted By jcwiza

Was the wiring corrosion issue just at the...

Was the wiring corrosion issue just at the connector that connects to the fuel pump?
08-08-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,871
Posted By jcwiza

Yeah, it is definitely not stuck in the wide open...

Yeah, it is definitely not stuck in the wide open position. I was wondering if it was stuck closed. You are suggesting it would run fine if stuck closed. Is there not ill effect if stuck closed?
08-08-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,871
Posted By jcwiza

Yamaha F225 fuel starvation problem! Help!

I've searched THT and the entire internet for a clear answer on this problem but all the posts seem to die without a conclusion. So I thought I would try with a new thread. I have had some ongoing...
06-15-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By jcwiza

Classic plastic bag attack, there is no doubt!

Classic plastic bag attack, there is no doubt!
04-06-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By jcwiza

That Marine Stabil is blue, not green. The...

That Marine Stabil is blue, not green.

The label on the diesel Stabil is green however.
04-04-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,815
Posted By jcwiza

I would recommend a manatee testacle. Soft and...

I would recommend a manatee testacle. Soft and quiet. They sell them at West Marine. Overpriced but they will pricematch.
03-18-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By jcwiza

Here's what I do: Put the key in the ignition,...

Here's what I do: Put the key in the ignition, turn it, run the engine.

Seriously, that's all there is to it. Assuming you winterized in the fall, you have nothing special to do now.
03-03-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,375
Posted By jcwiza

I have a shorty wetsuit in mine. Hypothermia...

I have a shorty wetsuit in mine. Hypothermia will be the cause of death up here in the northeast if I am in the water for very long.
02-29-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,216
Posted By jcwiza

Why in the world would you need new plugs after...

Why in the world would you need new plugs after 20 hours? They are fine for hundreds of hours. They shouldn't touch those. Also, there is no requirement to have a dealer do any service to ensure...
02-04-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,189
Posted By jcwiza

Okay, what am I missing here? Why couldn't you...

Okay, what am I missing here? Why couldn't you use a generic marine fuel hose? The cost would be less than $1.00. Yamaha uses some pretty extreme bends on some of their fuel hoses which makes it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-10-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By jcwiza

Looks real nice. I think the Tarpon is a $100...

Looks real nice. I think the Tarpon is a $100 item. I did notice however that the tarpon isn't really proportioned correctly. It is short and squat. And tailfin is too large. The others look...
12-27-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,417
Posted By jcwiza

Maybe. Does it have a tower? Would need a...

Maybe. Does it have a tower?

Would need a lot more information about options, electronics, etc. It does sound like a sweet deal.
12-25-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,108
Posted By jcwiza

Your 10 micron yamaha filter is a fuel/water...

Your 10 micron yamaha filter is a fuel/water separator. You don't need two of them. If you want to be able to see water and drain it simply replace the blue Yamaha filter with a Racor with the...
12-23-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By jcwiza

that's about 12-13 gph on my boat

that's about 12-13 gph on my boat
12-12-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,675
Posted By jcwiza

That cold galvanizing spray won't have any effect...

That cold galvanizing spray won't have any effect on preventing marine growth. It is not designed for that. It is designed to coat steel that is subject to rust in order to prevent rust. That is...
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